How To Exfoliate Your Skin Correctly

How To Exfoliate Your Skin Correctly

Don’t we all desire clear and radiant skin? The key to a bright glow is exfoliating the skin. Exfoliating skin at home aids in getting rid of dull skin cells and increases blood circulation. It also significantly improves skin texture.

The right face exfoliator should be affordable, effective, and reliable. A suitable combination of products guarantees that you are on the right skin treatment path. Let’s go through a few tips and products that will help to exfoliate your face at home.


Exfoliate Face at Home: Know Your Skin Type First

A common point of confusion for most of us is our skin type. Finding the correct answer to this is important to building an effective skincare routine.

Before exfoliating the skin, it’s vital to get familiar with your skin type. There are specific products and ways to exfoliate different types of skin. Your choice of face exfoliator will be guided by that. The most common skin types are oily, dry, combination, and normal. You can determine your skin type by checking how oily/shiny your T zone (forehead and nose) is.


Whichever skin category you belong to, don’t worry! There's a perfect face exfoliator for you!


The Right Treatment for Your Skin


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The safest approach to exfoliating your skin is to opt for chemical exfoliation. Physical methods like scrubbing might lead to microtears in the skin. That is why experts highly recommend chemical exfoliation.

Now, let’s check in depth the ingredients and face exfoliators for different types of skin.


  • Face Exfoliator for Sensitive Skin

Sensitive skin is highly prone to burns and irritation. An ideal approach to exfoliating the face at home is to opt for a mild exfoliator and applying it gently. The DermDoc 2% salicylic acid face serum is one of the best choices for sensitive skin.


  • Exfoliate Oily Skin at Home

Oily skin requires exfoliation with chemicals that can help clear the thick buildup on the skin. Consider investing in a gentle yet effective exfoliating facial kit from DermDoc. The 5-step procedure is sure to give your skin a new definition. Also, the 2% salicylic acid face serum will prevent acne breakouts and balance the oiliness of your skin.


  • Dry Skin Exfoliation

For rough and flaky skin, it’s best to minimise mechanical exfoliators like sponges, scrubs, etc. You can opt for chemical exfoliation with DermDoc exfoliating serum infused with glycolic acid. Leave the 10% Glycolic Acid Peeling Solution for 15 minutes and wash it off. This acid will gently remove dead skin cells and impart a healthy look to your skin.


  • Normal Skin Face Exfoliator

Normal skin has a tough skin barrier and can withstand more deep-active products. An easy way to exfoliate normal skin at home is by opting for a 10% glycolic acid peeling solution. The solution will give a bright look to your face and remove dirt and impurities from the skin.


  • Combination Skin Exfoliation

Exfoliation for combination skin needs both chemical and gentle mechanical procedures. However, make sure not to opt for both methods at the same time, as it might irritate the skin.


Exfoliate Skin at Home – Simple Tips


Exfoliate Skin at Home Chemically– Simple Tips



You can easily exfoliate your skin at home. This lets you save the time and money you'd otherwise spend on exfoliating skin treatments. With its actives-based skincare range, DermDoc has greatly simplified the process of chemical exfoliation. The range of toners, serums, and face wash has plenty of options to choose from for each skin type.



The key steps to follow with chemical exfoliation are:

  1. Ensure not to exfoliate your skin more than twice a week.

  2. Once you’ve begun with chemical exfoliation, pack up the skin with a good sun protection cream or gel. The DermDoc sun protection gel is a safe and effective option.

  3. For beginners to chemical exfoliation, consider opting for products with a low concentration of actives.

  4.  Your face exfoliator can be followed up by a hydrating product to restore moisture to the skin. The DermDoc hydrating face gel hydrates the skin gently, without causing irritation.

  5. Pick a single type of exfoliator and avoid opting for physical exfoliation methods, as it can lead to rashes and redness on your skin.


Face Exfoliators and Their Benefits 


Following a well-designed exfoliation routine with products that suit your skin will not only remove dead skin cells but also enhance your skin texture. You’re sure to wave goodbye to blackheads, acne spots, whiteheads, and dull looks, all with this simple routine in place.



Frequency of Exfoliation

  • Dry or sensitive skin needs exfoliation once a week. Exfoliating the face more frequently might irritate the skin more.

  • For oily or acne-prone skin, it’s safe to exfoliate the face twice or thrice in a week.

  • For combination skin, the process can be repeated twice a week if there’s no irritation on the skin.

For more such interesting and informative reads on skincare and to explore safe and effective skincare products for you, visit the DermDoc website today!


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