It is estimated that we lose around 10 billion cells from our skins surface every 24 hours, and as we age the skin renewal process takes much longer to occur. By exfoliating your skin once every week, you are going to help boost the skins natural skin renewal process which is going to help slow down the aging process and will help prevent spots and blemishes from appearing on the skin. A build up of dead skin cells on the face will make the skin look dull, so its a must that you exfoliate your face once a week to start revealing a younger clearer looking complexion.

You shouldn't just exfoliate your face though, your body and especially your legs were ingrown hairs can grow and can cause spots and blemishes to appear must also be exfoliated. To avoid this, it is very important that you exfoliate them using a grainy body scrub whilst you are bathing or showering, you must also apply a good quality body moisturizer to all the body parts that you have exfoliated immediately after drying yourself off.

A good exfoliator ingredient is volcanic rock and some exfoliating cleansers in the marketplace today contain at least 25 per cent volcanic rock. This ingredient is good for people with oily skin, because it helps in mopping up the excess oil without over stripping the skins natural oil levels, which would leave it looking dry.

Every good skin care routine should contain exfoliation, try to pick out one day of the week where you are going to give your skin the full body and facial exfoliation that it so desperately deserves and requires. By getting into a routine you are more likely to keep doing it, which is going to lead to better looking and smoother skin. With so many different skin exfoliate products out there to choose from, its important to choose one which is going to be right for your skin type. If you have sensitive skin, make sure that you pick out a product that has been designed for people with sensitive skin.