Shedding Light on Sensitive Skin Exfoliation

How to properly exfoliate and care for sensitive skin types

 

In the minds of clients who suffer from sensitive skin, exfoliation is probably at the bottom of their priority list in their skincare routines. After all, when most people think of exfoliation, they envision rough particles, harshly buffing the skin to remove dead skin cells – the last thing someone with sensitive skin would want. However, there are indeed forms of exfoliation designed for sensitive skin, and when done right, exfoliation is a critical step to include in their regimens.

Proper exfoliation of sensitive skin helps increase penetration of soothing ingredients and removes irritating debris trapped on the skin’s surface. It is an essential first step to treat additional skin issues often experienced by those with sensitive skin. Additionally, exfoliation designed for sensitive skin can also help address these issues, including the treatment of hyperpigmentation, fine lines and wrinkles, and breakouts.

An essential factor to consider for sensitive skin is limiting exfoliation to only one step in your routine.

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Brian Goodwin
BGoodwin@lne.com

Brian Goodwin is an award-winning International Educator for Éminence Organic Skin Care. As a Master Medical Esthetician, Master Herbalist and Consultant, Brian leverages over 10 years of spa industry experience to bring fun, engaging education to spa professionals around the world.



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