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Exfoliants

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Derived from botanical extracts, an all natural exfoliating, cellular renewal, skin rejuvenating and anti-wrinkle fruit acids complex that improves skin tone and condition and works for a smooth, radiant complexion...

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Natural ß-hydroxy acid, exfoliating, antimicrobial and anti-acne active, contributes significantly to cell regeneration and skin renewal, acts against microbes involved in acne formation. It is a natural and gentler...

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Often found in products intended to improve the overall look and feel of the skin, a very popular alpha hydroxy acid (AHA) widely used in skin rejuvenation treatments. Encourages the shedding of old surface skin...

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With its delicate, powdery, violet-like scent, iris powder is used as a base for dry shampoos, in whitening toothpowders, face masks and gentle skin exfoliating preparations. Also valued in perfumery applications.

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A naturally occurring alpha hydroxy acid, acidity regulator with exfoliating, skin lightening and moisturising properties. It can be used in a wide range of personal care products.

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Spherical pearls made from castor oil, with exfoliant and skin care properties. Dead skin cells and impurities are gently removed. Produced using 100% renewable resources, free of additives, sustainable alternative to...

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Exfoliants: The secret to smooth and radiant skin

Exfoliants are cosmetic ingredients designed to remove dead skin cells from the surface of the skin. They can come in various products, such as scrubs, peels, serums, or masks, and are made of different ingredients to achieve the desired exfoliation effect.

Physical vs. chemical exfoliants

Exfoliants can be divided into two main categories: physical and chemical. Physical exfoliants use abrasive particles or tools to physically scrub away dead skin cells, while chemical exfoliants use acids or enzymes to dissolve them. Both types have their benefits and can be suitable for different skin types, so it's essential to understand the differences between them.

Ingredients to look for in exfoliants

When choosing an exfoliant, it's crucial to pay attention to its ingredients. Some of the most common and effective ones include:

  • Alpha hydroxy acids (AHA fruit acid): these acids, such as glycolic and lactic acid, work on the surface of the skin to dissolve dead skin cells and reveal brighter, smoother skin.
  • Beta hydroxy acid (salicylic acid BHA): purifies the skin in depth, contributes significantly to cell regeneration and skin renewal, acts against microbes involved in acne formation.
  • Olive exfoliator: this natural exfoliant gently removes dead skin cells without causing irritation, making it ideal for sensitive skin.
  • Orange peel exfoliator: rich in vitamin C and antioxidants, this exfoliant brightens the skin while also removing dead skin cells.

How to choose the right exfoliant for your skin

Choosing the right exfoliant depends on your skin type and concerns. For dry or sensitive skin, it's best to opt for a gentle exfoliant with iris powder or rizi-beads. Oily and acne-prone skin can benefit from BHAs, while AHAs are suitable for most skin types. It's also essential to consider the frequency of use; some exfoliants can be used daily, while others should only be used once or twice a week.

Are exfoliants for you?

Exfoliating is a crucial step in any skincare routine, and with the right exfoliant, you can achieve smooth, radiant skin. Remember to choose an exfoliant based on your skin type and concerns and to pay attention to its ingredients for optimal results. With regular use, you'll notice a significant improvement in the appearance and texture of your skin.  So, don't skip this essential step and let exfoliants be the secret to your best skin yet.

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