Skin Sutra Blog — hydrafacial

Understanding Exfoliation

Posted by Supreet Sohi on

One major benefit to exfoliation, is that it helps with collagen reproduction. While everyone loves the sunshine, too much sun exposure begins to break down collagen - a very important protein to the skin. Collagen is a connective substance that firms, regenerates, and restores the skin. Exfoliation kick starts collagen production, because the mild irritation it causes triggers a healing response where fibroblast cells begin synthesizing collagen fibers.  Exfoliating also helps to unclog pores, fix uneven skin tones, and to reduce aging signs. There are two different types of exfoliation you can get done to slough off your damaged skin...

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