We all know that skincare starts with cleansing, but can you cleanse too much?

 

 

Are you over-exfoliating your skin?

- Jamie Sherrill (celebrity skin expert and registered nurse)

 

So what are the signs of over-exfoliating? Here are three to look out for as advised by Jamie Sherrill. 

 

Did you know that too much facial scrubbing can cause acne? Most would think that by scrubbing more you reduce the risk of acne breakouts however to much cleaning has the opposite effect.

 

Using the correct exfoliating methods can get rid of acne by clearing out the dead skin cells that clog up pores. however, over exfoliating can also remove the healthy skin cells that protect your skins natural barrier.

 

Over-exfoliating can then lead to hypersensitivity which can cause breakouts.  You may well be the cause of your own acne!

Can you see your reflection in your own forehead! Over exfoliation can cause a shiny forehead, this is because light can reflect easily off over-exfoliated skin. By over-exfoliating you smooth out the natural texture to your skin too much.

 

As the skin grows older, the rate of cell renewal begins to slow down which can leave the complexion dull and lifeless. MONU Micro Exfoliant is ideal for deep cleansing and refreshing the skin.

 

Bursting with naturally active ingredients including Diatomatious Earth, Papaya Enzymes and Shea Butter, this comforting exfoliating lotion gets to work to polish and invigorate the skin. Skin texture feels smoother and looks even whilst signs of fine lines and large pores are significantly reduced for a visible healthy glow.

SIGNS TO LOOK OUT FOR

BREAKOUTS

By over-exfoliating your skin can become puffy or swollen. Regardless whether or not you are exfoliating using physical or chemical means, inflammation can occur which in turn can damage your skins natural lipid barrier.

PUFFINESS

Shiny forehead

what to do if you've over-exfoliated

If you have noticed any of the above signs, stop using your exfoliators and wait for effects to disappear, then begin to exfoliate according to your skin type.

 

We advise using the MONU Micro Exfoliant 2 – 3 times per week for oily or congested skin and 1-2 times per week for acenic, dry or mature skin types. 

monu micro exfoliant

- Jamie Sherrill (celebrity skin expert and registered nurse)

 

So what are the signs of over-exfoliating? Here are three to look out for as advised by Jamie Sherrill.

 

BEAUTY

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