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All-in-one exfoliation?! {chemical & physical}

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RebeccaSuzanne_Says
Whether you’re a seasoned chemical or physical exfoliation vet, or you’re new to the party, it’s important to understand the purpose of exfoliating. Exfoliating can help remove dead skin, slough off dry patches, smooth, reduce acne scars and texture, unclog pores, and make your skin look brighter by encouraging cell turnover. Chemical exfoliation uses acids, such as alpha hydroxy acids (AHA) and beta hydroxy acids (BHA), and/or enzymes. These chemicals help to dissolve/loosen dead skin cells. Chemical exfoliation is generally safe to do a few times per week, depending on your skin type and the strength of the product you’re using. Read directions and consult your doctor. Physical exfoliation uses small particles to scrub away dirt and dead skin. Look for gentle physical exfoliants, such as jojoba beads and rice powder. Avoid larger, more coarse particles such as nut shells because they can damage your skin. Physical exfoliation should be done less frequently to avoid over-irritation. Both kinds are great for your skin, and all skin types can benefit. Yes, even dry skin (like me)! My ideal combo is to use both methods at least 1x/week. My current top pick for an all-in-one exfoliator is the GOOD MOLECULES - Pineapple Exfoliating Powder
. It contains rice powder (physical), vitamin C, and fruit enzymes (chemical). You simply pour out some powder and add water. The powder dissolves in a couple drops of water into a grainy, milky foam. Add more water for less physical exfoliation. My skin is left feeling smoother every time, and never feels stripped or irritated. I use 1x/wk. It’s unscented and suitable for all skin types. At $16, this is a great option for gentle all-in-one exfoliation! Available on Beautylish (although currently sold out). Item was gifted by brand w/o obligation.
Jun. 13, 2020
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NoemiiSounds great!!
Jun. 14, 2020·1 like
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Chemical vs. Physical Exfoliants
Why exfoliate? The dead skin cells on your face dull your complexion, clog your pores, and cause breakouts—and sloughing them away is the first step to brighter and smoother skin. Exfoliating is basically a part of the basic skincare regimen. The most common exfoliating products are topical scrubs—physical exfoliants. But if you are feeling more serious than ever about your skincare regimen, then consider switching over to a chemical exfoliant. These work much deeper and far more effectively than a superficial scrub. Some of my favorite physical and chemical Exfoliants are: PAULA'S CHOICE - Skin Perfecting 2% BHA Liquid Exfoliator The Ordinary - Glycolic Acid 7% Toning Solution PETER THOMAS ROTH - Peptide 21 Amino Acid Exfoliating Peel Pads GOOD MOLECULES - Pineapple Exfoliating Powder TATCHA - The Rice Polish Foaming Enzyme Powder pixi - Peel & Polish Let me know your fav exfoliant in the comments. Would love to know!
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MakeupbyBia
Youth to the People dreams ☁️🌈
Me: DRY skin in winter (combo in summer), very sensitive/reactive/allergic, currently acne prone, also have a nose that is very picky about scents Onto my next bunch of brand minis, I tried the YOUTH TO THE PEOPLE - With Pride Minis Kit Overall excellent kit for the price, all good products worth trying, and generously sized minis! Least Favorite: YOUTH TO THE PEOPLE - Yerba Mate Resurfacing Energy Facial This one was just kind of anticlimactic for me. It smelled nice, it worked fine, it didn’t bother my skin, but I also didnt see much of a difference? Overall good physical exfoliator, but maybe physical exfoliators just arent for me. The next physical exfoliant I’m trying is the GOOD MOLECULES - Pineapple Exfoliating Powder Second Place: YOUTH TO THE PEOPLE - Superfood Antioxidant Cleanser I liked this cleanser. As a dry skin person I was SURE this would be too stripping, but actually it wasnt too bad! I am definitely more of a creamy cleanser person, but I can see myself loving this in summer. I like the ingredients, and i like the green juice smell. Overall ~4.5 stars. My next “green juice” cleanser to try is the Krave - Matcha Hemp Hydrating Cleanser The Absolute Best 😍😍😍: YOUTH TO THE PEOPLE - Superberry Hydrate + Glow Dream Mask literally a dream. Hydrated and glowy and smooth and so much more. I’m realizing that it is quite hard to get both hydrated AND glowing. This smells delicious and makes my face feel like a baby’s butt in the morning. Absolutely 10 stars all around. I’m trying out another vitamin c sleeping mask (KORRES - Wild Rose Vitamin C Brightening Sleeping Facial) but honestly, I dont even know why because i should just take the plunge and buy the jumbo size of this dream mask ☁️🌈 How do you feel about YTTP? I’m curious to try the moisturizers. I love the green smell but I’m guessing the superfood air whip moisturizer will be too light for me. Any dry folks who have tried both? Also need to try the superberry oil, especially if it smells like the mask! Also, which of their two eye creams would you recommend trying? Leave it in the comments!
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