There are so many different skincare products on the market that having to add an exfoliant as well can sometimes blow your budget and increase the time factor. After all, who has time to add one more time to our to-do list in the mornings? Well, it might be worthwhile taking another look at exfoliants, because they can make a big difference to your complexion, very quickly.
A good quality and gentle skin exfoliating scrub is the perfect foil for your skin, after being exposed to the high humidity and blistering heat of a long summer. So let’s take a look at 3 fabulous reasons why exfoliating your skin this autumn is going to rejuvenate your complexion and set you up for the cold winter months.
All of these facial scrubs are very gentle and contain wonderful nourishing ingredients that will not only exfoliate your skin and remove all of those dead skin cells, but they will also moisturize and rejuvenate your skin. Your skin will feel softer and smoother and your sun damaged skin will be refreshed.
Glycolic acid peels are fabulous exfoliators, removing the top layer of your skin and revealing the new, healthy skin underneath. Exfoliation helps to remove all of the dead cells and unclog blocked pores, so that your skin looks and feels cleaner and more radiant. Check out my Top 10 Picks here!
Glycolic acid peels or fruit peels are the most commonly used of the AHAs as they are simple to use, fairly inexpensive and have little to no downtime. Glycolic peels (and AHA peels in general) of 10% or less have been deemed by the FDA to be safe for use at home, whilst chemical peels using more than 10% AHAs should be applied by professionals.
How to get rid of acne scars is a question many of us, at one time or another, have pondered. Glycolic acid products have a definite place to play in preventing acne, healing acne and in getting rid of acne scars, but there are other solutions that can help as well.
As we all know, glycolic acid products are hot property right now and just about everyone has at least one skincare product containing glycolic acid in their beauty routine. So let’s take a look at some of the most frequently asked questions about glycolic acid products.
A microdermabrasion and chemical peel are both great for treating fine lines and wrinkles, but what if you have deeper lines and wrinkles or pigmentation problems, acne scarring or stretch marks? Just how good are microdermabrasion treatments and do they really work?
Chemical peels promise to do wondrous things for our skin, from curing acne to bringing back our youth, but are they really safe to use, particularly at home? Well, whether chemical peels are safe to use by non-professionals, depends on the amount of AHA (alpha hydroxy acid) in the peel, as well as your skin type and how long you leave the peel on your skin.
Both chemical peels and microdermabrasion facials are techniques used to exfoliate your skin, reducing wrinkles, lines, hyper-pigmentation, sun spots, age spots and acne scars – to different degrees. Even though they are both exfoliating techniques and treat the same problems, the results of chemical peels and microdermabrasion are completely different.