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Manual vs Chemical Exfoliation

There are several different opinions out there regarding whether it is best to use a manual exfoliator like a scrub or a chemical exfoliator like a glycolic peel. No matter which method you choose to use, it is important that everyone exfoliate their skin regularly, no matter their skin type. Exfoliation removes dead skin cell build-up and helps to stimulate the skin to produce new, healthy cells. Without proper exfoliation in your regimen, other skin care products will not reach their full potential and skin can appear dull or lifeless. Dead skin cell build-up can also lead to breakouts.

Manual Exfoliation: A manual exfoliator is one that needs "assistance" in removing dead skin cells. For instance, with a scrub you need to apply the product and then massage it onto the skin to exfoliate. This type of exfoliation will help to remove the dead top layer of skin. There are two very important things to remember when using a manual exfoliator; make sure you are using a scrub that contains completely spherical beads/crystals and make sure you massage gently without applying too much pressure. If you choose a scrub that has jagged edges, it can tear the skin. If you suffer from sensitive skin or acne and currently have active breakouts, it is recommended to not use a manual exfoliator.

Chemical Exfoliation: A chemical exfoliator is normally applied to the skin and left on for a certain amount of time. Some are no-rinse products that can remain on the skin all day or night. The two most common forms of acids used for chemical exfoliation are Alpha Hydroxy Acids or AHAs and Beta Hydroxy Acids or BHAs. AHAs are generally recommended for those with more tolerant skin or those with sun damage, dryness or thickness. BHAs are used to help treat blemishes or acne. AHAs help to remove the "cement" holding the dead skin cells together in order to allow them to slough off more easily. BHAs have a slight exfoliating effect on the skin but primarily work best at cleaning out the pores to reduce acne breakouts and blackheads. Often these two types of acids are found combined in different products.

Whichever method you are most comfortable with, it is generally recommended to exfoliate 1-3 times per week. Since the skin on your face is thinner than the skin on your body, it is recommended to only use exfoliation products that are specifically formulated for the face. When exfoliating regularly, make sure to wear a sunscreen daily to help prevent future damage.

  

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This product delivers a stronger peel without risk of irritation or recovery time.
$145.00 $176.00 value
60 applications | DG144
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This kit won't just give your skin a peel, it will give you a complete skin makeover.
$70.00
PY024
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This retexturizing treatment provides daily exfoliation without irritation.
$73.00
1oz | SK064
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The well known Alpha Beta Peel is now available in a stronger solution without risk of irritation.
$86.00
30 Applications | DG136
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Formulated to improve skin firmness, tone and texture.
$132.00 $156.00 value
60 Applications | DG109
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Staff Favorite Diminishes the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
$86.00
30 Applications | DG108
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Visibly smoothes and refines, leaving your skin radiant.
$78.00
2oz | BT093
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Designed for congested and/or rough skin, this scrub provides intense and even exfoliation.
$30.00
5oz | SK071
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This purifying exfoliant cleanses, tones and decongests enlarged pores.
$75.00
6.7oz | RC010
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This at-home peel helps to brighten skin and smooth out texture along with lines and wrinkles.
$75.00
13 Treatments | EX076
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This high strength two-step peel kit delivers noticeable anti-aging and skin smoothing benefits
$79.00
13 peels | NS069
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This peel does it all - smoothes fine lines, minimizes pores, reduces sun damage and improves skin tone.
$68.00
2oz | RC042
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These peel pads provide you with visible results from the first application.
$75.00
50 pads | KF134
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The well known Alpha Beta Peel is now available in a stronger solution without risk of irritation.
$82.00
30 Applications | DG127
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Pre-saturated chemical peel pads with skin-brightening and anti-aging benefits.
$70.00
12 pads | PY1029
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Resurface and unveil new skin with this non-acidic daily treatment.
$95.00
2oz | NV221
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This exfoliant leaves your skin fresher, younger-looking and more vibrant.
$75.00
6.7oz | RC008
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Multi-fruit acid pads, exfoliate, promote cell turnover and improve product performance.
$75.00
60 pads | RZ005
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The Complexion Savior that resurfaces and purifies the skin.
$90.00
1.67oz | TM003
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These daily peel pads are formulated to exfoliate and deliver potent antioxidant protection against aging.
$65.00
36 pads | EX105
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Unveil a fresh, even and a more luminous complexion with this resurfacing facial peel.
$94.00
1.69oz | RD116
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See dramatically smoother, brighter, healthier-looking skin after just one treatment.
$175.00 $212.50 value
5oz | KS030
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See dramatically smoother, brighter, healthier-looking skin after just one treatment.
$85.00
2oz | KS029
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A leave-on resurfacing treatment that smoothes and evens skin tone and texture.
$82.00
1oz | NI010
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Provides highly effective exfoliation while encouraging cell renewal.
$175.00
2oz | ZB025
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Uncover a vibrant, glowing complexion. A treatment that helps to reduce the appearance of wrinkles while calming and soothing skin.
$65.00
2oz | KS031
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Formulated to improve skin firmness, tone and texture.
$82.00
30 Applications | DG100
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Rapidly renew your complexion.
$85.00
50ml | EM018
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Powerful at-home exfoliation treatment to brighten skin.
$78.00
2oz | RC083
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Unique blend of gentle acids and trans-retinol.
$77.00
1oz | CQ006
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A highly-effective, gentle 2-step at-home facial peel that renews the complexion.
$90.00
60 Pads x 2 | EM065
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3 power-packed products to resurface, refine and renew skin.
$162.00 $206.00 value
RD120
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A one step, at home treatment that delivers professional level exfoliating and tightening.
$78.00
60 pads | GH009
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When it comes to peel power, Speed Peel Facial Gel leaves other exfoliators far behind.
$40.00
3.04oz | CL049
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Gentle chemical exfoliating age management treatment.
$68.00
1oz | CQ007
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Corrective peel to unveil a more even, refined skin tone.
$65.95
1oz | KI030
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A fruit acid gel with no abrasive particles specially formulated to exfoliate mature skin.
$63.00
1.5oz | DC251
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This Glycolic-based product tightens, tones, and minimizes the appearance of wrinkles.
$90.00
1.7oz | KS020
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Stimulate new skin cells and restore healthiness to your skin.
$72.00
30ml | CL014
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Put your freshest face forward with this supercharged Lactic and multi-fruit enzyme exfoliating peel.
$85.00
1.7oz | GO040
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This radiance peel leaves skin with a radiant and glowing complexion.
$66.00
1.7oz | EH007
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A cooling scrub formulated with jojoba beads to remove excess skin cells.
$28.00
4oz | DQ090
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This daily polishing scrub leaves skin brighter, clearer and younger-looking.
$75.00
3.5oz | GO032
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This unique blend of exfoliating ingredients helps to target existing blemishes and prevent new breakouts.
$65.00
2oz | KS044
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A clinical-strength resurfacer with an aromatic sweet gingerbread scent.
$80.00
2oz | JM169
No Longer Available
 
This algae based scrub leaves skin with a natural, healthy glow.
$35.00
8oz | DQ029
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This manual exfoliator will leave your skin smooth, silky and with a healthy glow.
REG $35.00  NOW $23.45
4oz | DQ019
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Mimic in-office procedures that tighten pores, improve elasticity on the skin and reveal radiance.
$78.00
BT096
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