Get Glowing: Exfoliation Products for Your Face and Body
Our head to toe guide to scrubs, peels, and lotions.
WebMD the Magazine – Feature
Is your skin feeling a little rough around the edges? Cosmetic dermatologist Naila Malik, MD, says regular exfoliation is an important part of a skin care regimen.
Cells move from the base of the epidermis up to the top in a cycle of about 30 days. If the old cells remain on the surface and build up, Malik says, they can contribute to a flat, dull appearance, blemishes, and scaling. Exfoliation also helps improve the penetration of your other skin products.