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Why Should You Exfoliate?

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What is exfoliating?

Exfoliation involves the removal of the oldest skin cells on the skin’s outermost surface using a granular substance or an exfoliating tool. Your skin naturally sheds dead skin cells that rebuild itself every 30 days and sometimes a little of those dead cells don’t shed completely. When this occurs dry, flaky skin and clogged pores can occur, exfoliating can help prevent this issue.

In the long run, your skin will benefit from exfoliating on a regular basis. You want to be able to have your skincare products absorb better so that you can get the full benefits of those products. You can increase the production of collagen which is the key to healthy and glowing skin that everyone wants!

Benefits of exfoliating

Regular exfoliation can prevent dry skin and clogged pores. Exfoliating regularly can leave your skin looking brighter and improve the effectiveness of topical skincare products. You should exfoliate the entire body which includes the face, lips, body, and feet. Choosing the right type of exfoliating technique for your skin type can minimize the risk of irritation and help you to achieve the best results possible.

The amazing skin benefit that you will receive when you exfoliate is that it will help unclog pores, it prevents acne, helps penetrate creams, oil, and serums more deeply. It can also even out your skin tone, it will boost circulation and lymphatic drainage, increases cell turn over, stimulates collagen synthesis and the list goes on with the many benefits exfoliating has.

Benefits of exfoliating

The maximum that you should be exfoliating is thee times a week, over-exfoliating the skin can create tiny cracks in the skin’s barrier that can lead to more loss of hydration and inflammation. It can slow down cell turnover also. When you choose to exfoliate every day, you can strip the skin of its natural oils and that’s a big no-no! and It can cause irritation to the skin. So, keeping the number of days that you exfoliate should be two to three times a week max. There should also be enough time spaced out in between exfoliating the skin.

Looking for the best exfoliating product?

There are many different types of exfoliating products and tools on the market and making the choice can be a little overwhelming for those who may not have much experience with exfoliating. When looking for a product you should always go by your skin type, which can range from dry, oily or a combination of both and let’s not forget those who may have sensitive skin. I would also suggest using products that are natural and free of harmful chemicals and toxins. You want to exfoliate dead skin cells and the last thing you want to do is use a harmful product. Remember you are exfoliating the largest organ which is your skin and making sure you use the proper products and tools is going to help you with maintaining healthy and glowing skin.

At Body Butters Creations we offer a few different skin scrubs for your needs that range from dry skin needs all the way to the most sensitive skin. We offer a variety of other products that can help you begin a regular and proper skincare routine. Browse our shop today for our organic and toxic-free skin care line and enjoy the amazing benefits that Body Butters Creations has to offer.


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