Exfoliating can be near addicting. When else do we get to actually feel our products working their magic on our skin? Be it sloughing away dead, dull skin to reveal a glowier surface via a gommage scrub, or that bit of a tingle that signals a BHA dissolving away pore gunk (gross, but also kind of amazing, right?), exfoliating can be addicting. There are plenty of options out there, but which one is right for you and your skin? Here’s what you need to know.
Why is it good to exfoliate?
Simply (and a little grossly) put, dead skin cells accumulate on our skin’s surface, which can leave your complexion looking dull, rough, and dry. When we exfoliate, we buff away these dead cells and reveal younger, newer, glowier ones.
Is there such a thing as over-exfoliating?
While exfoliation is great, doing it with too harsh a product or too…
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