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How to Exfoliate for Smoother and Softer Skin
Mostly people around us are not familiar with skin exfoliation and how important this is for our young looking skin. The women who have little bit knowledge about it, they only exfoliate face and ignore the other body parts. Exfoliation involves removing dead skin cells by scrubbing and leaving your body fresh and making skin soft and smooth. Exfoliate your body from head to toe will give you noticeable glow.
You know its time of weather change so you also need to pay some attention on your body and get ready for skin exfoliation. Now may be question is raising in your mind how to exfoliate the body? This is neither a complicated process nor expensive.
Exfoliating with Loofah or Body Brush
Things you Need
- Exfoliating cleanser
- Loofah or body brush
- Pumice stone
- Body lotion
Rub Dry Skin
Before getting your bath, gently rub your dry skin with loofah or body brush. This act is useful in losing skin and gets ready skin for exfoliating process.
Now take shower and wet your body from head to toe.
Use Pumice Stone
Use pumice stone on your feet to know about rough and dead areas. If your feet are giving rough look, soak them in warm salted water before moving to next step.
Apply Exfoliating Cleanser
Apply exfoliating cleanser to your loofah or direct on body. Start scrubbing your body in a circular motion begins with the bottoms of your feet and moving your way up. Be gentle while exfoliating sensitive areas like eyes or mouth. I will suggest you to use such product on your face that is especially designed for face likePalmer's Gentle Exfoliating Facial Scrub, it is perfectly for face.
Rinse Off Body
Never neglect any part of your body from exfoliation and when it is done wash your body with lukewarm water.
Now pat dry your body and apply moisturizing lotion all over your body. Use body moisturizer once a day because exfoliating dry the body and need moisturizer to keep it hydrated.
Your body exfoliation is done.
Exfoliation with Body Scrub
Before getting bath, apply small amount of body scrub on your skin and gently massage in circulation motion. Start from your ankles and work your way up. For the selection of body scrub I will suggest you to buyBoots Mushrooms & Ginseng Firming Body Scrubthat is formulated with natural extracts of mushroom and ginseng that leave your skin soft and smooth.
Rinse your body and apply moisturizer.
Best Products for Body Exfoliating
Selection of exfoliating products according to your skin type is also a difficult task. I did a research on this work and found these products are best for different types of skin.
Normalto Oily Skin
If you don’t have acne and your skin is not sensitive rather its normal to oily thenLa'Fresh Beutisa Exfoliating Aloeverawould be the finest choice for you.
Dry or Sensitive Skin
People who have dry or sensitive skin usually afraid to exfoliate the skin, but no they are wrong. You can get soft and smooth skin by exfoliating your skin because exfoliating will remove top layer of the skin to restructure itself in a way that you’re actually losing less water through the skin. Dry skin types get benefits of exfoliate with a gentle peel. Consider to useBotanical Brightening Coconut Scrub
If you are facing acne never exfoliate your skin with a brush or grainy cleanser because these methods can make acne worse. UseHollywood Style Exfoliating Daily WashorClinique 7 Day Scrub Creamfor the best result of your skin. This formula is particularly design for acne skin and is compounded with herbal extracts that gently loosen, dissolve and deep clean skin.
- No vigorous scrubbing. Gently massage your body and avoid from hard hands.
- Exfoliate twice a week.
- Do remove your makeup before exfoliating.
- Apply moisturizer immediately after exfoliating the skin because moisturizer is most effective when dead skin is removed from body.
- Apply sunscreen after exfoliating your skin.
- Don’t pick the wrong scrub and select exfoliating scrub wisely according to your skin type.
- Over exfoliating can causes harshness on your skin.
- Don’t exfoliate before you cleanse, otherwise you’ll just skim the surface and the product won’t do its job.
- Never exfoliate your skin if you have any wound, open cut or sunburn.
- If you use astringent daily after taking the bath then avoid using it after exfoliating your body.
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