Top Exfoliants – Face and Body

Exfoliation involves the removal of the oldest dead skin cells on the outermost surface. It is a common component of most facials and the basis of expensive treatments, such as microdermabrasion and peels. Exfoliation can be achieved through mechanical or chemical means and can be quite harsh. It is important to regularily exfoliate in order to deeply clean your skin to get rid of impurities and dead cells, but that does not have to involve artificial chemicals or a lot of money! Here we tell you how you can exfoliate and look youthful, smooth, and bright without spending a fortune!

Exfoliation is a procedure that can be carried out on all types of skin and can be effective on your face as well as your body. Besides cleansing your skin, the treatment has been proven to stimulate lymphatic drainage, boost the circulatory system, and prevent cellulite. If you exfoliate before a spray tan it will last a lot longer.

Exfoliants for your face

Keeping the skin on your face fresh and clean will help keep you looking younger and wrinkle-free. These exfoliating treatments are great for giving special care to your face and getting rid of impurities that could its appearance.

Banana exfoliant

Oatmeal

Oats have a cleansing power that, in addition to helping get rid of dead cells, will also give your skin a touch of very special smoothness.

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup of oat flakes
  • 1/2 cup of sea salt
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil

What to do:

Mix all of the ingredients in a bowl until a type of paste forms. Apply it to your skin by massaging it in circles with a glove or towel. Leave it on for 10 minutes and remove it with plenty of cold water.

Almond oil and salt exfoliant

This homemade exfoliant will help you show off bright, smooth, and beautiful skin. Its properties also hydrate your skin and help it look very healthy.

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups of sea salt
  • 3/4 cup of coffee

    This coffee exfoliant is known for its anti-cellulite and rejuvenating power. This exfoliant will help you show off the skin you want because its properties eliminate dead cells, and deeply clean and hydrate your skin so it looks healthy.

    Ingredients:

    • 1/2 cup of sugar
    • 1 cup of ground coffee
    • 3 tablespoons of olive oil
    • 2 tablespoons of honey

    What to Do:

    Mix all of the ingredients in a bowl until you get a paste. Apply it to moist skin in circles and focus on those areas that are most susceptible to getting cellulite. Repeat this treatment twice a week.

    Get the best results

    • To make the task easier, we always recommend applying treatments by doing massages.
    • In order to facilitate this task, it is also best to have moist skin because this will make the product go on easier.
    • After exfoliating, it’s best to apply a light moisturising cream and keep out of the sun for 24 hours.