Frequently Asked Questions

How to exfoliate skin?

Exfoliating the skin ideally should be part of your weekly skincare routine, if you have dry skin you will want to exfoliate up to three times a week where as a sensitive and an oilier skin will want to exfoliate only once a week.  Our Active Repair Radiance Polisher can be added to our Active Repair Nourishing Cleansing Balm for the ultimate skin cleansing, conditioning, nurturing exfoliating treatment. The blend of cranberry, walnut and rosehip powders gently buff away dead skin cells, leaving the skin texture smooth and soft and the complexion glowing. Exfoliation is key for the dead skin cells to be removed to allow new skin cells to come to the surface and increase cell turnover. All skincare that is applied after exfoliation will work harder for you as the dead skin cells have been removed.

How to exfoliate skin naturally?

Exfoliating naturally with exfoliating powders ensures the dead skin cells gently buff away and the complexion is left soft, supple and glowing. Our Active Repair Radiance Polisher combines powders of cranberry, walnut and rosehip to gently buff away dead skin cells. Take one Wildsmith Skin spoon of the powders and mix with our Active Repair Nourishing Cleansing Balm for the ultimate exfoliation. Naturally buffing away dead skin cells and conditioning the skin in a super-efficient way that leaves the skin hydrated, comforted and smooth. Massage gently the balm and the polisher in circular motions around the skin paying attention to dry and congested areas.

Does exfoliating make your skin lighter?

Exfoliation will make your skin feel softer, smoother and visibly appear clearer and brighter. If you do not exfoliate, the skin can appear dull, grey and sallow and feel rough and uneven in texture. Exfoliating weekly will increase cell turnover and remove dead skin cells. Skin cells are constantly being produced and migrate to the surface of the skin, as we age the skin holds onto the dead skin cells causing the skin to lack vibrancy and clarity. The key with exfoliation is to keep it up regularly. Add Active Repair Radiance Polisher to Active Repair Nourishing Cleansing Balm at least once per week to create an instant exfoliator.

How to exfoliate oily skin?

When exfoliating an oily skin its best to exfoliate only once a week, daily exfoliation for an oily skin can cause more breakouts especially when you use a physical exfoliator (an exfoliator with grains) as granular exfoliators stimulate the skin oils glands. It is important to exfoliate if you have an oily skin or a skin that is prone to breakouts as you do not want dead skin cells blocking the pores and causing the oil to get stuck. When pores are blocked bacteria then causes blackheads, spots and blemishes. Be careful to not over exfoliate if you have an oily, combination skin.

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