exfoliation: how much is too much?

exfoliation: how much is too much?

Ultracalming Range

Exfoliation delivers a tighter, firmer, smoother look and feel of skin. Because of this result, many fall into the trap of over-exfoliation: an over-zealous approach that can actually reduce skin’s vitality and make it more susceptible to damage from UV light. Over-exfoliation triggers the inflammatory response, leading to a compromised lipid barrier that won’t function properly, a sensitized skin condition, and accelerated premature ageing.

If you’re showing the signs of over-exfoliation, speak with a professional skin therapist, who will most likely prescribe our UltraCalming Cleanser, UltraCalming Mist and Calm Water Gel to start the recovery process.

Sun protection is a must: use our Invisible Physical Defense SPF daily, this soothing invisible physical sunscreen with Ultra-sheer Zinc Oxide and Anti-oxidant Matcha Green Tea blends with every skin tone and defends against UVA/UVB and Blue light. (wear a sunscreen with physical UV blockers Titanium Dioxide or Zinc Oxide that won’t irritate the skin.)

Daily MicrofoliantAfter skin recovery, begin exfoliating with Daily Microfoliant designed for daily use. If you desire a more intense level of exfoliation, look to non-abrasive exfoliants like Daily Superfoliant containing skin smoothing actives like Lactic acid and enzymes or Hydro Masque Exfoliant containing Ultra-fine bamboo to gently exfoliate the skin. Pair a more gentle regimen with professional exfoliation treatments from your professional skin therapist to enjoy smoother skin without undesirable side effects.
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