Lavo Face Exfoliator Review

Lavo face exfoliator

Welcome to my review of the Lavo Face Exfoliator 

This luscious looking face exfoliator uses super tiny crystals and enzymes from pineapple and papaya to gently exfoliate the dead cells from your skin. It doesn’t contain micro-beads, which are bad for the environment or large salt crystals that are harsh on your skin.

  • Removes blackheads and dry, flaky skin.
  • Minimizes acne scars and stretch marks.
  • Reduces fine lines and wrinkles.
  • Minimizes dark spots and pores.
  • Reverses damage from UV light.
  • Exfoliates and removes dead skin cells.
  • Free from parabens, propylene glycol and artificial fragrances.
  • No micro-beads or walnut shells.
  • Perfect for all skin types, except sensitive skin.
  • Unscented.
  • Cruelty free.
  • Made in the USA.
  • 30 day money back guarantee.
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The Lavo face exfoliator feels like an ultra light cream mixed with super soft beach sand and it is a 2 in 1 face scrub, both mechanical and chemical. The mechanical exfoliation comes from the tiny, aluminum oxide crystals crystals and the chemical exfoliation from the fruit enzymes. Your skin is left clearer and fresher with a beautiful smooth surface and a brighter, healthier complexion.

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Ingredients in the Lavo Face Exfoliator

This 2oz (60ml) tub of exfoliating cream contains lots of wonderful ingredients and is free from parabens, propylene glycol, artificial fragrances and it is cruelty free and made in the USA.

Ingredients: aloe vera gel, hydrogenated polyisobutane, stearic acid, cetyl alcohol, sodium alginate, glycerin, refined aluminum oxide, chamomile extract, thyme leaves extract, hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, safflower oil, dimethicone, micronized sodium chloride (salt), bromalain enzymes, papain enzymes, lecithin, calendula extract, rosemary extract, tocopheryl acetate, retinyl palmitate, allantoin, sodium pca, phenoxyethanol, potassium sorbate, sodium benzoate.

Benefits of Aluminium Oxide Crystals: These are usually 99.6% pure white aluminium oxide and are used by dermatologists and professionals in their microdermabrasion equipment, as they are a very effective mechanical form of exfoliation. They are also added to creams and lotions for use as exfoliants,  adding a fine sandy texture to the creams.

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Benefits of Aloe Vera: This natural gel has been used for many years to heal dry, flaky or sunburnt skin and also to help minimize acne. It is an excellent moisturizer and with its anti-microbial and anti-inflammatory properties, as well as plenty of antioxidants, Aloe Vera helps to reverse the damage caused by UV light, stimulate cellular repair and promote the production of collagen.

Benefits of Chamomile: With anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal, antibacterial and anti-septic properties, chamomile is an ideal ingredient for acne prone skins. It reduces inflammation, removes bacteria and helps broken skin to heal. The antioxidants in chamomile also help to reverse the damage caused by UV light and brightens dark spots on your skin.

Benefits of Sea Algae: Chocked full of antioxidants, vitamins and minerals, the bioactive compounds in marine alga has been said to  protect your skin against UV damage, brighten your skin and reduce inflammation in acne prone skin.

Benefits of Calendula: This is a plant extract that helps to heal dry or flaky skin, hasten wound healing and cellular repair and reduce inflammation on acne prone skin.

Benefits of Antioxidants: These wonderful ingredients help to reverse the damage caused to your skin from too much exposure to the sun, reducing fine lines and wrinkles, minimizing dark discolorations and brightening your skin.

Benefits of Pineapple: Packed with vitamin C ( a super antioxidant) and lots of healthy minerals, pineapple helps to fight the damage caused by free radicals and brightens and freshens your complexion.

Benefits of Papaya: Another ingredient that is jam packed with minerals and antioxidants, papaya is great for lightening your skin, reducing fine lines, exfoliating your skin and increasing cellular repair.

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How do you use the Lavo exfoliating cream?

First of all you neLavo face exfoliator ed to cleanse your face and then pat it dry, leaving your skin a little damp. Then using small circular movements of your fingertips,  massage a small dab of the cream into your skin, avoiding the sensitive eye area.

Do this for 1 to 2 minutes and then rinse away all of your dead skin cells with warm water. Follow up with your favorite serums and moisturizer.

You can use this facial exfoliator once or twice a week, but it is best to avoid this particular exfoliating cream if you have sensitive skin, open pimples, Rosacea or other skin conditions and don’t use it immediately following a chemical peel. If in doubt, always talk to your health practitioner about whether this cream is suitable for your skin.

Customer reviews

More than 90% of all customer reviews love this face exfoliating cream by Lavo. Customers talk about how they like the fine sand-like texture of the cream, as it is not to rough on their face, and that their skin feels soft and smooth after using this cream.

My final thoughts on the Lavo Face Exfoliator

Lavo face exfoliatorCustomers really like this creamy face exfoliator because it is packed with lots of antioxidants, minerals and vitamins.

When you use this face scrub once or twice a week all the dead cells are removed from the surface of your skin, letting your other beauty products penetrate your skin, instead of simply sitting on top of the dead cells and doing nothing.

Your skin is left feeling soft and supple and your complexion looks cleaner, healthier and fresher. The Lavo exfoliating face scrub is ideal for all skin types, except sensitive skins or those with active open pimples or Rosacea.

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