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What are the Benefits of Exfoliating Your Skin?









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What is Exfoliation?




A good skin care routine should begin with exfoliating your skin. Exfoliation is the process of removing dead skin cells from the outer layer of your skin. It is a deep cleansing method that can leave your skin smooth and glowing. The method of exfoliation that you use and the number of times you exfoliate a week depends on your skin type.


Exfoliation can be done using chemical or physical methods. A chemical exfoliation is the use of products that contain acids and enzymes. A physical exfoliation is the use of products and tools such as brushes, sponges and scrubs.




What Are The Benefits of Exfoliating Your Skin?



  • Prevents Breakouts and Acne. Dead skin cells clog the pores and causes acne and breakouts. Removing the dead skin cells will keep the pores open and prevent acne and breakouts.


  • Allows Other Skin Care Products to Penetrate Skin. Other skin care products will be able to penetrate skin more deeply because debris has been removed and pores are open.


  • Evens Skin Tone. Exfoliation makes the skin smoother, brighter and more uniform over time.


  • Stimulates Circulation, Collagen Synthesis and Lymphatic Drainage. Exfoliation increases blood circulation, stimulates lymphatic drainage and collagen production. Internal cleansing and nourishment of the skin surface can occur more effectively.


  • Gives Skin a Radiant Glow. Healthy skin cells remain on the surface and dead and dry cells are removed.





 




Listed below are 3 exfoliation products by Avon to add to your skincare routine









Avon Vitamin C Warming Peel Exfoliant



Avon Isa Knox LXNew 2-in-1 Cleansing Balm





Avon Isa Knox Anew Clinical Revitalize & Reveal Intensive Peel



 






(5) Things To Consider Before Exfoliating




  • Exfoliation must be done safely to prevent damage to skin or increased redness or acne breakouts.


  • Be gentle to your skin. apply products gentle manner and rinse off using lukewarm water. Do not exfoliate if your skin is sunburned or has open cuts or wounds.


  • Select the best exfoliation for your skin type. For example, mechanical exfoliation may be too irritating for dry, sensitive and acne-prone skin but may be more beneficial for oily and thicker skin. Strong chemical/mechanical exfoliation may not be beneficial for those with darker skin tones and may cause dark spots on the skin.


  • Moisturize Your Skin. Exfoliation can cause dryness of the skin and a moisturizer should be used immediately after exfoliation.


  • Pick a Schedule. Your exfoliation schedule will depend on your skin type. For example, an aggressive exfoliation should be done less often. Do not over exfoliate.








 


I am an Avon Independant Sales Representative. You may purchase these exfoliation products and many other great products anytime on my online Avon store at www.bit.ly/angelaconley





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