Question: When should I exfoliate in my routine?

You should exfoliate your face when it is freshly cleansed and free of product so that the gentle acids and hydrating ingredients can work their MAGIC on your skin as effectively as possible. So before exfoliating, use a double cleanser like Goddess Cleansing Ritual.

When should I exfoliate during my routine?

Once or twice a week: Exfoliate

Exfoliating once or twice weekly helps to tackle dirt and oil buildup, reduce dullness, and sweep away dead skin cells (which promotes healthy cell turnover). Scrubs like this one gently buff away dead skin, while chemical exfoliators and peels give pores a deep clean all on their own.

Do you exfoliate before or after cleansing?

If you’ve ever wondered what comes first, cleansing or exfoliating, know that the confusion is understandable: though the two go hand in hand—you should always cleanse before exfoliating.

In what order should I exfoliate?

To use an exfoliating product:

  1. wash your face with lukewarm water.
  2. place some of the exfoliating product onto your palms or take an exfoliating pad.
  3. rub the exfoliating product into your skin with some pressure. …
  4. gently wash your face with lukewarm water and pat dry.
  5. apply a moisturizer after using an exfoliator every time.

Do you exfoliate before or after Moisturising?

Whether you use your exfoliator in the morning or evening make sure you apply a moisturizer after exfoliating to perfectly prep your skin for makeup or the day ahead, or feed your skin effective, plump-effect, moisturizing ingredients overnight!

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What do I do after I exfoliate?

After exfoliating, make sure you thoroughly rinse away the product and any dead skin cells and then pat your skin dry with a clean towel. ”Apply a moisturizer or shea butter following your [exfoliating] and shower/soak to help your skin retain moisture and look radiant,” advises Burns.

Should I use toner after exfoliating?

Apply to Clean Skin, at Night

Regardless of the formula, apply your toner or serum after cleansing, preferably at night, since exfoliating can make your complexion sun-sensitive. Stick with gel or foaming cleansers rather than oils and balms, which leave a residue that can prevent toners from absorbing, says Mattioli.

Does exfoliating go before toner?

Exfoliator goes before both toner and essence! When doing your skin care routine, exfoliator comes right after your double cleanse. … Following up with toner helps bring your skin’s pH levels back into balance. Essences are used next to hydrate and nourish the skin.

Can you use niacinamide after exfoliating?

You can actually layer your glycolic acid and niacinamide together, at the same time of day—just 30 minutes apart. When layering products, start with the one that has the lowest pH first.