How often should I exfoliate?
When it comes to the dream skincare regime, there are a lot of incredible products that should be applied sometimes. From face masks to exfoliators, these are power products and if used correctly, they can be gamechangers when it comes to your skincare routine.
What. When. Why?
Q: What is exfoliating?
A: There are two ways of exfoliating, chemical and physical. Both essentially work in the same way to encourage healthy skin turnover by removing dull and dead skin. Your skin naturally sheds old skin every 30 days, but sometimes that old skin ‘hangs in there’ causing flaky patches and clogged pores. That’s why we recommend exfoliating to help your skin in this natural process.
Q: How often should I exfoliate?
A: Over exfoliation can impair your skin barrier causing a whole lot of issues. So, to avoid this, we recommend picking up your exfoliator of choice twice a week to help support healthy skin turnover.
Q: How should I exfoliate?
A: Depending on your skin type, there are different ways to exfoliate. From using a mask, a chemical, a granular substance or even an exfoliating tool!
Q: Can I use any product after exfoliating?
A: Because exfoliation works to remove a layer of dead skin, it can often leave your face highly sensitive and open to irritations. So, your post scrub care should include gentle and soothing products and should definitely avoid strong chemical actives like AHAs, BHAs and retinol. All of The Jojoba Company products are safe for post exfoliation so feel free to continue your Jojoba Journey after your scrub.
Insert our Jojoba Bean Natural Exfoliant:
Did you know that our Jojoba Bean Natural Exfoliant contains just one ingredient? Our award-winning Wadi-Wadi Jojoba. When it comes to bottling our signature liquid gold, each Jojoba bean is cold pressed and filtered 14 times to ensure absolute purity. After the liquid is extracted, we are left with an empty Jojoba shell. Dedicated to minimising our environmental footprint, we finely mill this bean case crafting a single-ingredient gentle face and body exfoliant. Zipped up tight in a 100% compostable bag, this all over scrub completes the lifecycle of our precious Wadi-Wadi Jojoba beans. Incredible for your skin and the planet. For best results mix with our Australian Jojoba OR your Jojoba Cleansing Oil for a one step cleanse and exfoliant. This multivitamin exfoliant clears the pores of dead skin cells whilst encouraging and nourishing new healthy skin through the power of Wadi-Wadi Jojoba. Naturally busting with essential omegas and vitamins, these work as building blocks to the skin cells strengthening the skin’s surface layers for a smoother, healthier and younger-looking complexion.
Have you tried our bestselling cream cleanser?
Jojoba Bead Cleanser is bursting with all the benefits of our premium Wadi-Wadi Jojoba plus papaya and quandong. Helping remove tens of thousands of microplastics from the oceans every year, this velvety cleanser contains hydrolysed Jojoba Beads not plastic giving you peace of mind for your very gentle exfoliation. Once mixed with water these natural plant enzymes disintegrate meaning this cleanser/exfoliator is safe to use every day.
Q: Is exfoliating safe for everyone?
A: Depending on your skin type, we recommend the below exfoliators from our range. Both our Jojoba Bead Cleanser and Jojoba Bean Natural Exfoliant are classified as gentle exfoliants and safe for all stages of life.
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Q: Can you exfoliate your body and face?
A: Yes! Exfoliating your body is great to help reduce ingrown hairs, removing fake tan and smoothing skin. Exfoliating your face is great for removing blackheads, boosting circulation helping brighten dull and lifeless skin as well and smoothing skin. For both women and men, exfoliating can benefit everyone.