How many times a week should you exfoliate? Dr Nisith Sheth features on Rich Girl Skin

Posted by Cedars Dermatology Clinic, 20th January 2016

Dr. Sheth recommends that the average person exfoliate only once or twice a week. In fact, he generally does not advise daily exfoliation, even if your skin isn’t sensitive, as over-exfoliation can leave your skin red, tender and more sensitive to external factors such as UV rays.

In terms of physical vs chemical exfoliation, Dr. Sheth recommends a combination of the two over the course of the week, depending on the reaction of your skin. He advises that some of his patients find chemical exfoliation “easier” but notes that physical scrubs can give you more control as they allow you to alter the amount of pressure you apply.

Read the full article over on Rich Girl Skin

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