Each of us, especially women, are obsessed with looking good, having smooth skin, and being given compliments regarding beauty and personality. As we age, many individuals start losing interest in keeping themselves well-groomed and radiant as they feel that most of their efforts go in vain. But the simple secret behind glowing and smooth skin is to exfoliate.
Dermatologists bet that exfoliation, the process of removing dead cells to rejuvenate the skin, is the best way to bring back lost glow, keep your pores unclogged, stay away from blemishes, and stop dullness. Exfoliating is integral for everyone, especially women above a certain age, to delay/prevent dry skin, wrinkles, and fine lines. So, how does regular exfoliation work for mature skin?
Exfoliation for Mature Skin Types
Women with mature skin feel afraid to exfoliate as they fear to ruin their skin even more, but when done correctly, it can lead to desired results. There are two primary exfoliation methods-mechanical and chemical-of which most experts prefer chemical exfoliation as it brings about better results with mature skin types. Retinol-based mature skin scrubs do wonders in helping the skin to produce collagen and work better against wrinkles and pigmentation.
Other recommended mature skin scrubs include those containing AHAs, rice bran, and rice extracts. Rice bran and rice extracts are best suggested for those with sensitive skin for better results. Exfoliation is indeed good, but overdoing it can land you in more trouble than before. (more…)