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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 ct | DG144
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This product provides a dramatic improvement in the skin's appearance, feel, and function.
$26.00
4oz | PN003
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The well known Alpha Beta Peel is now available in a stronger solution without risk of irritation.
$88.00
30 ct | DG136
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Formulated to improve skin firmness, tone and texture.
$135.00 $156.00 value
60 ct | DG109
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This retexturizing treatment provides daily exfoliation without irritation.
$77.00
1oz | SK064
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Cleanse and remove dry, rough skin with this gentle formula.
$35.00
8.3oz | MF042
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This kit won't just give your skin a peel, it will give you a complete skin makeover.
$72.00
1 ct | PY024
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Staff Favorite Diminishes the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
$88.00
30 ct | DG108
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Visibly smoothes and refines, leaving your skin radiant.
$78.00
2oz | BT093
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Clinical-grade weekly peel reveals younger-looking skin with two at-home steps.
$110.00
16 ct | DG171
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This purifying exfoliant cleanses, tones and decongests enlarged pores.
$46.00
3.4 oz | RC009
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Roll, lift and sweep away dead skin cells with this peeling gel.
$48.00
3.4 oz | PT231
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Uncover new, baby soft skin in minutes.
$50.00
6 ct | PL001
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Designed for congested and/or rough skin, this scrub provides intense and even exfoliation.
$30.00
5 oz | SK071
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This at-home peel helps to brighten skin and smooth out texture along with lines and wrinkles.
$75.00
13 ct | EX076
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This scrub works to slough away surface debris and skin cells, revealing brighter skin beneath.
$17.49
2.5oz | OF044
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Reveals beautiful, clear, radiant, glowing skin.
$45.00
60 ct | PT130
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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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See dramatically smoother, brighter, healthier-looking skin after just one treatment.
$85.00
2oz | KS029
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The well known Alpha Beta Peel is now available in a stronger solution without risk of irritation.
$84.00
30 ct | DG127
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Multi-fruit acid pads, exfoliate, promote cell turnover and improve product performance.
$75.00
60 ct | RZ005
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Easily and gently exfoliates to reveal fresh, clear, more supple skin.
$29.50
60 ct | TP046
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This purifying exfoliant cleanses, tones and decongests enlarged pores.
$75.00
6.7oz | RC010
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This high strength two-step peel kit delivers noticeable anti-aging and skin smoothing benefits
$82.00
13 ct | NS069
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A potent, 3-step spa-grade facial treatment that emulates both a microdermabrasion and peel service.
$45.00
6 ct | OL085
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Pre-saturated chemical peel pads with skin-brightening and anti-aging benefits.
$70.00
12 ct | PY1029
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These peel pads reduce the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles and acne scarring.
$52.00
16 ct | KS042
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These peel pads improve skin clarity, reduce enlarged pores and diminish lines.
$30.00
60 ct | FC008
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Glycolic Acid gel cleanser helps reveal glowing skin.
$36.00
4oz | NO005
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These peel pads provide you with visible results from the first application.
$75.00
50 ct | KF134
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Exfoliates to improve skin resiliency, hydration, and encouraging cell renewal.
$58.00
50 ct | SQ002
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This daily polishing scrub leaves skin brighter, clearer and younger-looking.
$75.00
3.5oz | GO032
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Safely removes dead surface cells, dirt and debris without damaging the skin.
$38.00
6oz | AS023
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A one-step express peel to exfoliate, brighten and resurface skin.
$48.00
1.7oz | OL084
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An innovative, exfoliating treatment that delivers smoother, younger-looking skin overnight.
$35.00
1.5oz | PN047
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Refine dull, lifeless skin with this at-home peel treatment.
$42.00
50 ct | DV033
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Exfoliates to improve skin resiliency, hydration and encourage cell renewal.
$58.00 $116.00 value
100 pads | SQ013
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The Complexion Savior that resurfaces and purifies the skin.
$90.00
1.67 oz | TM003
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Promotes deep exfoliation while visibly improving skin tone and clarity.
$52.00
3.4oz | RC084
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Gentle exfoliating peel pads that quickly brighten and renew skin’s surface.
$45.00
3 oz | SI019
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A deep-cleaning, foaming scrub for all skin types.
$24.00
1.7oz | OL023
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Brighten, lighten and even your complexion by revealing a new glow in just 10 minutes.
$39.00
2.5 oz | CP173
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A sheer, weightless treatment that exfoliates and helps fade sun damage.
$26.00
3.3oz | PN004
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Anti-acne technology for face and body.
$38.00
8.5 oz | PT137
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Clear away dead skin cells and impurities, to reveal beautifully clear skin.
$10.99
2.5 oz | OF012
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A non-abrasive exfoliant that promotes hydration, clarity and skin balance.
$44.00
1.7oz | YK007
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Unique blend of gentle acids and trans-retinol.
$77.00
1oz | CQ006
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Gently eliminates impurities and dead skin cells with natural enzymes.
$41.00
1.6oz | PM008
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