Skin naturally regenerates by sloughing off dead skin cells and creating new ones. For some, this process does not occur quickly enough and dead skin cells begin to accumulate in pores. These clogged pores can result in unsightly blemishes, especially for oily and sensitive skin types.
Exfoliants work by improving cell turnover for skin that is healthy and blemish free. Exfoliation can occur either chemically or physically. Examples of chemical exfoliants are alpha-hydroxy-acids in varying concentrations, enzymes, and trichloracetic acid. ...Continue Reading →