Old skin cells start to pile up on the surface of the skin, it can leave skin looking tired, dull, rough, and dry. The build-up of dead skin cells can result in excess oil and clogged pores, leading to blemishes and acne. … In short, a regular exfoliating routine will leave your skin looking fresh and healthy.
If you exfoliate on a regular basis any serums or cream you apply will penetrate better and deeper into your skin.
Exfoliation does not have to be harsh and irritating to your skin. Just choose gentle exfoliation and the more you will do it the less you will need it.
Your skin will be smoother and brighter!
The pores in your skin can get clogged with oil, dirt, debris, dead skin cells, and when skin is inflamed due to excess white blood cells. … Oily and acne-prone skin types produce more oil, which can lead to clogged pores, turning into blackheads, pimples, or even cysts due to inflammation.
A skin pore is an opening that allows oil produced by the sebaceous glands underneath the skin to emerge. The oil, called sebum, can act like a glue, binding with dead skin cells to block the opening. As the gland continues to produce oil, this can build up and eventually form a pimple. Watch this animation to see how pores can get clogged.
Clogged pores are a harmless but annoying cosmetic condition that is particularly common in adolescents. Although for decades the dermatological community has insisted that there was no link between diet and acne, recent research has indicated that the foods you eat can indeed give rise to clogged pores, which in turn gives rise to acne.