Organic Face Exfoliators
Organic Face Exfoliators – Exfoliating is an essential part of your beauty routine. Facial exfoliators/cleansers and facial scrubs slough off dead skin cells to reveal fresh, radiant, younger-looking skin.
Exfoliation is the process of removing buildup from the surface of the skin, minimising the appearance of pores, refining the skin’s texture and creating an overall smoothness and suppleness.
Another benefit of exfoliating is that all of your beautiful toners, serums, and moisturizers can penetrate more deeply once you’ve prepped the skin for optimal absorption.
Conventional exfoliators on the market contain harsh ingredients that can be too rough on the skin—leading to dryness or sensitivity— our collection has the perfect combination of gentle ingredients to help revive dull skin, revealing a more smooth, even-textured and radiant complexion. We have organic exfoliators that treat hormonal acne issues with soothing and antibacterial ingredients.
Watch out for Microplastics
Avoid using these polluting plastic ingredients, that you will find in some traditional exfoliators, scrubs and many personal care products. Read the labels and be wary of the components that will say contains microbeads or micro-abrasives. Also look for the ingredients Polypropylene and Polyethylene.
Now there is good news. There are plenty of natural organic face exfoliators and organic body scrubs that contain natural, safe options – cocoa beans, bamboo, jojoba, sea salts, seeds, and sugar. Crushed nuts like walnut work too, but if you have acne or sensitive skin, these can be too abrasive. Clay and fruit enzymes (pineapple, papaya) are also great for exfoliating and renewing the skin’s surface.
Organic Facial Exfoliators – A beautiful formula contains…..
An Organic Facial Exfoliator needs to be active yet gentle with organic ingredients that are gentle enough to care for even the most sensitive of complexions. Look for natural facial exfoliators that have elements renowned for their soothing and antibacterial properties if you have acne prone skin. ( jojoba beads, willow bark, raw honey). A fantastic exfoliator has carefully selected essential oils to give you a fresh and invigorating touch and natural plant-based oils with excellent hydrating and moisture-binding properties.
The benefits of using Organic Face Exfoliators.
Organic face exfoliators/ facial scrubs are effective at buffing away dead skin cells, but there are some other great reasons to work an exfoliator into your beauty routine.
It helps keep your skin healthy and glowing.
It can help to reduce wrinkles, lines and skin discolouration over time by rehydrating and replenishing the skin.
It draws dirt and grime from clogged pores. They can contain ingredients that are antibacterial.
Exfoliating helps get rid of dry, flaky patches of skin and stimulates cell regeneration and gets the blood flowing.
Here are two different methods of exfoliation.
Mechanical Exfoliation involves the using a facial brush, sponge, or something fancy like the Clarisonic) when cleansing. Look at using gentle abrasive ingredients such as sugar, nuts, rice, jojoba beads, bamboo, oatmeal and clays that exfoliate the skin and buff away dry and dead skin cells. These ingredients gently remove without using the use of chemical exfoliators.
Chemical Exfoliation. The word “chemical” should not be confused with something that is harmful to the skin. Chemical acids derived from fruits, nuts, milk, sugars, and plants. Chemical exfoliation utilize chemicals such as hydroxy acids, – AHA’s help exfoliate and BHA’s such as salicylic acid can clear the skin. Fruit Enzymes also help too. Fruits such as Papaya, Apple Extract, and pineapple contain enzymes that when applied topically, they can leave your skin feeling incredibly soft and renewed.
Organic Face Exfoliators – Our Favourite exfoliator ingredient.
Clays are lovely ingredients to use as exfoliators. Kaolin gently cleanses and pulls impurities from the pores without causing redness. It absorbs excess oil, and it can help balance oil production when used over time. It beautifully exfoliates, it is stimulating to the skin and with long-term use can offer a toned and tightened appearance. It is gentle and can be used with any skin type, including those with sensitivities to scrubs and cleansers
Rhassoul clay is rich in magnesium, silica, potassium, and calcium, which all help to nourish your skin. Magnesium strengthens the skin’s barrier and helps repair skin. Silica helps firm and moisturizes the skin. The molecular structure of Rhassoul clay gives it a unique ability to absorb excess dirt and oil, as well as extract impurities from the surface. Rhassoul clay has even been shown to improve dry skin by regulating your skin’s natural oil balance! Many people also use Rhassoul clay in their hair as a deeply nourishing shampoo. It is especially effective for oily hair, as it de-greases the scalp yet does not disrupt the skin or hair shaft.
Exfoliation is a crucial step in your facial regimen. Exfoliating helps you to do away with dirt, oils, and impurities — out with the old and in with the new!
Our next article reviews some of our favourite products. We will go over on how often should you apply your organic face exfoliator according to your skin type. Read more HERE.