Wednesday, 24 August 2016 14:18

Dos and Dont's: Exfoliation

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Do: Exfoliate at night. Exfoliation removes the top layer of the skin, making the newly exposed skin extremely vulnerable to sun damage. Even after exfoliating at night, it is imperative that clients follow a sun safe routine and use a product with SPF on a regular and consistent basis.

Don't: Use harsh physical exfoliants. Physical exfoliants that are extremely harsh, such as apricot scrubs, can actually create microtears in the skin that can become infected. They are also more likely to cause irritation and erythema.


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