Exfoliating skin is key for healthy glowing skin. Skin regenerates itself approximately every 27 days so it is important to exfoliate to remove dead skin from the surface of the skin to reveal healthy, new soft skin for a healthy glow. Exfoliating skin has the following benefits:
- It get rid of built-up from oil and dirt.
- Impove skin texture and tone.
- Stimulate blood flow.
- Produce new cells.
- Stimulate collagen production.
Three Different Ways to Exfoliate & Their Benefits
These are the most common exfoliators available on the market. They contain sugar, salt, beads, crystals that scrub dead skin off. Some of these scrubs contain compounds that can lead to micro tears beneath the surface of the skin. These products can be irritating leading to red, blotchy, and extra sensitive skin. It is important to use exfoliators that won’t cause micro tears and I have compiled the best manual exfoliator by type and it’s use.
Eucalyptus, SpearMint BodyScrubs For Stress Relief
They are designed to exfoliate skin and relief stress. Eucalyptus Oil clears the mind while Spearmint uplifts mind, enhancing the body and mind.
Salt Scrub for Inflammed and Itchy Skin
Many salts, such as magnesium sulfate, contain minerals that can reduce inflammation when mixed with oils. Salt can replenish tired, dry skin and has anti-bacterial qualitie. It is helpful in maintaining bacteria-free skin, preventing itchiness, stimulating and encouraging the circulation of blood, which gives the skin an attractive post-scrub glow.
Arbonnes Awaken Sea Salt Scrub
Sugar Body Scrub For Dry Skin, Sun Damaged and Aging Skin
Sugar is a natural humectant, it draws moisture from the environment into the skin. Sugar scrub hydrate and keep moisture in the skin. Sugar contain glycolic acid which penetrate skin and breaks down the “glue” that bond skin cells together. This encourage cell turnover, generate fresh, younger-looking skin. Glycolic acid is typically used to treat sun-damaged and aging skin.
Gold Scrub For Glowing Skin
Gold contains ions which stimulate the cells, nerves and veins to improve circulation. This increase the metabolism of the skin and remove dead skin cells. It retain moisture in the skin for youthful, glowing skin. It reduce inflammation and stimulate collagen production and restore the elasticity of the skin.
These exfoliators are the most effective in removing dead cells from the surface of the skin, they are stronger than manual exfoliators. Some unhealthy build up skin cells are beyond the reach of manual exfoliators and these products contain AHA. Which can lead to chemical burn when used incorrectly, follow instructions on the bottle carefully.
Exfoliating brush are good for improving blood circulation, reducing cellulite and removing dead skin cells. They can stress out skin causing it to become inflamed, if used too often or too strongly.