Why Grain Exfoliators Damage Skin
There is no doubt that grain exfoliators are one of the most popular skincare products on the market today. But what many people do not realise is that these products can actually damage our skin.
Grain exfoliators work by using small, abrasive particles to scrub away dead skin cells. While this may leave our skin feeling softer and smoother, it can also cause irritation, redness, and inflammation. What is more, grain exfoliators can strip away the natural oils that protect your skin, leaving it vulnerable to infection and other problems. So, if you're looking for a gentle way to exfoliate your skin, consider using a natural liquid exfoliator like Nakin's Exfoliating Radiance Tonic with plant ingredients like fruit AHA's. This makes it a gentle way to exfoliate the face and neck which will not cause the damage to skin that grain exfoliators can.
When you exfoliate your skin with grains, you are essentially sanding it down. This can damage the delicate balance of oils and moisture in your skin, leaving it dry, irritated, and susceptible to infection. Exfoliating too often or with too much force can also cause microscopic tears in your skin that can lead to premature ageing. So, while exfoliation has its benefits, it’s important to use a gentle face product like our natural anti-ageing exfoliator, plus to do it carefully and not overdo it.
AHA's are a type of natural exfoliant that can be found in many fruits and vegetables. When applied to the skin, they help to loosen and remove dead skin cells, revealing the new, healthy skin beneath. AHA's are also known for their brightening and anti-ageing effects. The great benefits for skin is why we use them in our Nakin Exfoliating Radiance Tonic, as they gently exfoliate without using grains.
AHA's are a type of alpha hydroxy acid. At Nakin we use ones that are derived from plants, like sugar cane and citrus fruits. They work by breaking down the bonds between dead skin cells, allowing new skin cells to surface. This process of cell turnover is important for keeping skin looking youthful and radiant. AHA's can be found in a variety of skincare products but they are mostly used in exfoliators as they help to renew the surface of the skin. AHA's are an ideal choice for those who are looking for a gentle yet effective way to improve the overall appearance of their skin.
AHA's can be used daily, but it is important to start slowly and build up to more frequent use, as your skin adjusts. Be sure to follow with a moisturiser to help protect your skin from dehydration and use SPF during the day. Our natural exfoliator is just one product in our Natural Anti-Ageing Skincare range and all our skincare can be found in the links below.
- Discover our award-winning natural anti-ageing cleansers.
- Discover our award-winning natural anti-ageing face treatments.
- Discover our award-winning natural anti-ageing moisturisers.
- Discover our award-winning natural anti-ageing eye cream.
- Discover our award-winning natural anti-ageing lip care.
- See our full range of natural anti-ageing products, with everything needed in an effective face care routine.
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