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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.