Different Types of Exfoliators

Different Types of Exfoliators

Kelly Zinzo


Throughout the day, dead skin cells build up on the surface of our skin. This can cause our skin to look tired, haggard, and can even cause our skin to show signs of aging faster. Exfoliating removes these dead skin cells and makes our skin brighter, supple, and smooth. There are two types of exfoliators that are popular; physical exfoliators and chemical exfoliators.

Physical Exfoliators

 Physical exfoliators include anything that buffs out your skin in order to remove dead skin cells. This can include tools to aid in exfoliation (such as a loofah or facial brushes) and scrubs that can be rather abrasive. These scrubs work by rubbing particles against your skin to buff away the dead skin to reveal the newer, younger layer of skin. While these scrubs have been very effective for years, they can also be harsh on your skin and cause the skin to seem more sensitive. This option has been popular for many years, but as studies advance chemical exfoliators are becoming the preferable option.

Chemical Exfoliators

Chemical exfoliators can sound kind of scary, but it’s quite the opposite. This option is more gentle and universally suitable for all skin types. They are made up of alpha hydroxy acids or beta hydroxy acids, and don’t contain particles that can cause irritation or become lodged in your pores. Chemical exfoliators work by breaking the bonds between dead skin cells and new skin cells. This makes it easy for the dead skin to be washed away with ease.

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