The term exfoliation includes mechanical instruments or instruments that administer substances, such as brushing machines, microdermabrasion, and granular scrubs. There are various chemical and enzyme exfoliants available. This is an overview of exfoliating agents pertaining to chemical peels, the precautions, and pre- and post-care of skin.
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Alexandra J. Zani is an international educator, licensed instructor, speaker, author, and researcher in the professional skin care industry. Academic background includes cell biology and medical technology. Zani is on the Education Commission of the International Association for Applied Corneotherapy, is a member of NCEA (National Coalition of Estheticians, Associations, and Distributors), and is certified in Oncology Esthetics and the Pastiche Method of Skin Analysis. Zani is the owner and director of AEsthani Skincare Institute, LLC in Greenville, South Carolina and is also co-founder of Intellective Aesthetics, dedicated to post-graduate aesthetics studies.