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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.
$148.00 $176.00 value
60 applications | DG144
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Clinical-grade weekly peel reveals younger-looking skin with two at-home steps.
$110.00
DG171
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The well known Alpha Beta Peel is now available in a stronger solution without risk of irritation.
$88.00
30 Applications | DG136
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This retexturizing treatment provides daily exfoliation without irritation.
$73.00
1oz | SK064
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Formulated to improve skin firmness, tone and texture.
$135.00 $156.00 value
60 Applications | DG109
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This product provides a dramatic improvement in the skin's appearance, feel, and function.
$23.00
4oz | PN003
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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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Cleanse and remove dry, rough skin with this gentle formula.
$35.00
8.3oz | MF042
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Visibly smoothes and refines, leaving your skin radiant.
$78.00
2oz | BT093
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Staff Favorite Diminishes the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
$88.00
30 Applications | DG108
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Reveals beautiful, clear, radiant, glowing skin.
$45.00
60ct | PT130
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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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Roll, lift and sweep away dead skin cells with this peeling gel.
$48.00
3.4oz | PT231
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Powerful treatment with a unique blend of physical, chemical and enzyme rejuvenators.
$72.00
2.6oz | EX121
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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.
$44.00
3.4oz | RC009
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Exfoliates to improve skin resiliency, hydration, and encouraging cell renewal.
$58.00
50pads | SQ002
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Uncover new, baby soft skin in minutes.
$50.00
6 packets | PL001
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A deep-cleaning, foaming scrub for all skin types.
$24.00
1.7oz | OL023
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A potent, 3-step spa-grade facial treatment that emulates both a microdermabrasion and peel service.
$45.00
6 Treatments | OL085
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A one-step express peel to exfoliate, brighten and resurface skin.
$48.00
1.7oz | OL084
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Exfoliating beads combined with AHAs improve the appearance and texture of the skin.
$49.00
6.76oz | WA003
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Instantly improves clarity and enhances radiance for a luminous, youthful glow.
$89.00
2 x 1.7oz | BR119
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This purifying exfoliant cleanses, tones and decongests enlarged pores.
$75.00
6.7oz | RC010
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The well known Alpha Beta Peel is now available in a stronger solution without risk of irritation.
$84.00
30 Applications | DG127
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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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The Complexion Savior that resurfaces and purifies the skin.
$90.00
1.67oz | TM003
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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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Multi-fruit acid pads, exfoliate, promote cell turnover and improve product performance.
$75.00
60 pads | RZ005
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Easily and gently exfoliates to reveal fresh, clear, more supple skin.
$29.50
60pads | TP046
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Anti-acne technology for face and body.
$36.00
8.5oz | PT137
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This exfoliant leaves your skin fresher, younger-looking and more vibrant.
$75.00
6.7oz | RC008
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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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See dramatically smoother, brighter, healthier-looking skin after just one treatment.
$85.00
2oz | KS029
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An exfoliating cream to remove impurities, dead cells and blackheads.
$45.50
1.7 oz | PE034
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An exfoliating gel that helps to combat stubborn blemishes.
$22.00
3.3oz | PN007
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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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Glycolic Acid gel cleanser helps reveal glowing skin.
$36.00
4oz | NO005
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Refine dull, lifeless skin with this at-home peel treatment.
$42.00
50 Pads | DV033
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A multi-action retexturizing scrub that evens skin tone and texture.
$38.00
2oz | PT216
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Safely removes dead surface cells, dirt and debris without damaging the skin.
$38.00
6oz | AS023
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This Alpha-Beta Hydroxy peel brightens, lightens and tightens skin.
$45.00
2oz | JB010
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Promotes deep exfoliation while visibly improving skin tone and clarity.
$52.00
3.4oz | RC084
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Formulated to improve skin firmness, tone and texture.
$84.00
30 Applications | DG100
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This exfoliating lotion moisturizes skin as it increases cell turnover.
$22.00
3.3oz | PN005
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Exfoliates surface dead skin cells and opens clogged pores.
$36.00
8.5oz | PT090
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An active nighttime treatment pad that resurfaces skin and reverses the signs of photoaging.
$45.00
45 pads | RC078
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Micro-buffing exfoliator made with clay, pumice and willow bark.
$36.00
3oz | FH041
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