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dos-and-donts
23
Dec

FACE EXFOLIATION

 

   DO’s

  • DO WASH YOUR HANDS THROUGHLY BEFORE EXFOLIATING YOUR FACE.
  • DO PREFERABLY EXFOLIATE AT NIGHT.
  • DO REMEMBER TO EXFOLIATE ONLY AFTER CLEANSING.
  • DO SPLASH SOME WATER AND WET YOUR FACE BEFORE APPLYING ANY EXFOLIATOR/ SCRUB.
  • DO MASSAGE GENTLY WITH LIGHT PRESSURE; FOR NO MORE THAN 30-40 SECONDS USING YOUR FINGERTIPS.
  • DO REMEMBER TO MASSAGE ONLY IN UPWARD CIRCULAR MOTIONS.
  • DO BE EXTRA CAREFUL AROUND THE EYES AND ESPECIALLY THE UPPER EYELID WHERE THE SKIN IS EXTREMELY DELICATE.
  • DO GIVE A GAP BETWEEN EXFOLIATION AND SHAVING. (FOR MEN)
  • DO RINSE EFFICIENTLY TO REMOVE ALMOST ALL TRACES OF YOUR EXFOLIATOR/SCRUB.
  • DO USE A SOFT TOWEL/ CLOTH TO PAT YOUR FACE DRY.
  • DO ALWAYS USE A WASHED CLEAN TOWEL/ CLOTH FOR YOUR FACE.
  • DO MOISTURIZE YOUR FACE AFTER EXFOLIATING AND AVOID APPLYING ANY MAKE FOR 6-8 HOURS POST EXFOLIATION.

 

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DON’Ts

  • DON’T FORGET TO REMOVE YOUR MAKEUP BEFORE EXFOLIATING THE FACE.
  • DON’T FORGET TO TIE YOUR HAIR BACKWARDS PROPERLY BEFORE EXFOLIATING.
  • DON’T EXFOLIATE DAILY EVEN IF YOU USE A GENTLY EXFOLIATOR (Depending on your individual skin sensitivity and exposure to pollution; exfoliating 1-2 times a week is more than sufficient).
  • DON’T USE A SCRUB THAT HAS HARSH LARGE GRAINS OR SCRATCHY PARTICLES IN IT.
  • DON’T EXFOLIATE YOUR LIPS (Simple sugar and rose water can be used for lips).
  • DON’T RUB UR FACE HARSHLY WHILE EXFOLIATING.
  • DON’T USE FACE LOOFAS/ PLASTIC SCRUBBERS/ SPONGES TO EXFOLIATE. USING YOUR BARE HANDS IS BEST FOR YOUR FACE (Loofas/ Plastic scrubbers/ Sponges etc are for scrubbing your body).
  • DON’T EXFOLIATE ON ACNE OR IRRITATED SKIN.
  • DON’T EXFOLIATE FOR 48 HOURS AFTER GETTING ANY FACIAL PROCEDURE (Waxing, Bleaching, Facial, and Chemical peeling etc) DONE ON YOUR FACE.
  • DON’T EXFOLIATE MORE THAN ONCE IN 10 DAYS IF USING RETINOIDS/ RETINOL FOR YOUR FACE.
  • DON’T USE A BODY SCRUB TO EXFOLIATE YOUR FACIAL SKIN.
  • DON’T RUB YOUR FACE WHILE WIPING WITH A TOWEL.

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