As there is a saying that beauty is brought by the judgment of the eye. So, we should keep clean our face, and make sure that it should be free from acne, pimples, irritation, and all. And to this Ishikka Jolly one of the best makeup artists in Gurgaon in her beauty blog, today is going to pinpoint the exfoliation process that extracts dead cells from the skin and which can make your skin glow. It can be done through many methods like naturally, by using chemicals and mechanical. So, here comes a new blog about exfoliating the face.
Queens Highlight Some Of The Methods On How to Exfoliate Your Face for Smooth and Glowing Skin
Before we discuss more in this blog on the several methods on how to exfoliate your face, do consider that you test the product first before you apply it. So let us see what we have for you in this blog.
1. Go Natural: This method can be done at home by using natural resources which is easily available at home, for example, baking soda, honey, ground sugar, coffee ground, oatmeal, almond with honey, lemon with honey, and cinnamon. Scrub on your face by using any of the ingredients in a circular motion for 1-2 minutes. But should be gentle while massaging. Leave the scrub to sit on your face for another 2 minutes Then, rinse your face with lukewarm water Pat the face with a soft towel and apply the oil-free water-based moisturizer.
2. Bringing Up The Mechanical Exfoliation: This method can be done by using a face scrub, face cleansers brush, and granules like sugar or salt. They will remove the dirt and dead cells from the face. Rinse the face with an oil-free water-based face wash. Then apply the face scrub on your face with a circular motion. Massage the face gently for 2 minutes so that it will prevent breakthrough skin and irritation. Avoid eye contact from the face scrub or cleansing brush wash with clean water and dry with a soft towel. Remember, don’t give pressure while drying your face (only pat it).
3. Chemical exfoliating Process: This includes chemical ingredients like alpha hydroxy acids(AHA includes glycolic acid, lactic acid, and mandelic acid) and beta hydroxy acid(BHA includes salicylic acid). It contains more acid, so it helps to remove dead cells which build up in the skin. It reduces the ageing process, acne, pigmentation, dull skin, and unclogs the pores. So, the result is to give bright radiant skin. face toner, face cleanser, face serum, and moisturizer are examples of chemical exfoliants. Before applying the products, read out the instructions which have given for the skin product.
Tips to exfoliate the face according to the skin tone:
If any injury or cut or open wound, then avoid exfoliating on the face. Leave the exfoliant for 2-3minutes to the skin to sit it in. Then, rinse with lukewarm water and pat it with a soft towel.
Dry skin: AHA(Alpha Hydroxy acids) is the best exfoliant for dry skin because it prevents tears on the skin. Glycolic acid (ingredient's AHA) will remove the dead cells and will give radiant skin with a good skin tone. Mechanical exfoliating should not be used on dry skin. After exfoliating, don’t forget to apply a moisturizer with SPF 30 or high.
Salicylic acid (the ingredient of BHA) is very effective for sensitive skin. Mechanical exfoliant should be avoided for sensitive skin because it will give irritation. Apply gently and wash with lukewarm water, then pat it with a soft cloth.
Oily skin: Using a face cleansing brush is good for oily skin because the skin is piled up with oil and dirt. Even manual removal or exfoliating is also effective for oily skin. Scrub gently with a circular motion and rinse with lukewarm water for better results.
Any of the methods of exfoliating can be used in the case of normal skin. All methods are safe for normal skin.
Combination skin: Either mechanical or chemical methods of exfoliating can be used for combination skin. But avoid using the same method on the same day because it will irritate the skin.
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Using the above method will bring your skin radiant and will keep a good flawless and healthy skin. Ishikka Jolly, one of the best makeup artists in Gurgaon has pointed out many points in this blog which will bring the best for your skin. You will get the best result after using these tips. Avoid pressurizing on your face by using a rough cloth to remove dirt or while drying the face. As a follow-up, do use a moisturizer with SPF 30 or high after exfoliating to prevent skin damage.