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Exfoliation therapy is a great way to reveal glowing skin. By removing the layer of dead cells from the skin’s surface, you can uncover the healthy, vibrant skin beneath. With regular exfoliation, you can improve your complexion and reduce the appearance of wrinkles and other signs of aging. In this blog post, we’ll discuss tips and tricks for getting the most out of your next exfoliation session, as well as the importance of removing dead cells from the skin and the benefits of having clean skin.

What is Exfoliation

Exfoliation is a process of removing the top layer of dead skin cells on the surface of your skin. This process can help to smooth, soften and brighten your complexion, as well as boost cell turnover. This helps to remove dull, dry and flaky skin to reveal a more youthful and radiant complexion.

The Benefits of Exfoliation

Use an exfoliator glove to remove dead skin cells before your spray tan.

Exfoliation is an essential part of any skincare routine, and it can be incredibly beneficial for your skin. When done regularly, exfoliation can help to remove dead skin cells that can clog pores and lead to acne breakouts. It can also improve the texture and tone of the skin by removing built-up layers of dry, dull skin. By exfoliating, you will be left with a softer, smoother complexion that looks healthier and more youthful. Additionally, exfoliation helps to increase circulation in the face, which can help to reduce the appearance of wrinkles, fine lines, and other signs of aging. 

Ultimately, regular exfoliation is key to achieving beautiful, glowing skin. Not only does it improve the appearance of your complexion now, but it also has long-term benefits that can help you maintain a youthful glow for years to come.

The Different Types of Exfoliants

When it comes to exfoliation, there are a variety of different types of exfoliants to choose from. Depending on your skin type and the desired outcome, there is an exfoliant that is best suited for your individual needs:

  • Physical exfoliants are abrasive ingredients, such as sugar, salt, and ground nut shells, which are meant to be massaged onto the skin. This type of exfoliant works to manually buff away dead skin cells, revealing brighter and smoother skin underneath. 
  • Chemical exfoliants use ingredients such as glycolic acid, lactic acid, and salicylic acid. These ingredients act as exfoliating agents that dissolve dead skin cells, dirt, and oil that can clog pores. Chemical exfoliants are often preferred because they are gentler than physical exfoliants, but they still provide effective results.
  • Enzyme exfoliants use natural enzymes from fruits to break down dead skin cells. This type of exfoliant is great for sensitive skin because it is not abrasive and does not strip away natural oils. Common enzymes used in these types of exfoliants include papaya extract, pineapple extract, and pumpkin extract. 
  • Exfoliating masks are a great way to achieve the same results as physical or chemical exfoliants in a more convenient way. Exfoliating masks combine physical and chemical exfoliants with other skin-loving ingredients like aloe vera and vitamin E to nourish and protect the skin while removing dead skin cells. 

No matter what type of exfoliant you choose, it’s important to remember to use gentle circular motions when applying the product to your face. This will help ensure that your skin is being properly cared for while still achieving desired results.

Exfoliation is a crucial step prior to any tanning session. Reach out to us at Veranda Sun with any questions you may have!