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WHY YOU SHOULD EXFOLIATE WITH ENZYMES

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Posted by 01.12.17

When it comes to exfoliation, chemical (i.e. hydroxy acids) and physical (scrubs, cleansing brushes, etc.) methods get most of the attention. But there’s a third option—enzyme-based exfoliation—that has a slew of advantages over its skin-smoothing siblings. According to dermatologist Dr. Jessie Cheung of Willowbrook, Illinois, “Enzymes work by accelerating the chemical reactions necessary to renew the skin. Often derived from papaya, pumpkin or pineapples, they target the keratin protein in the top layer of dead skin cells to reveal fresh, glowing skin.”

Found in just about every type of product, ranging from cleansers and moisturizers to masks and peels, it’s easy to add an e

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WHY YOU SHOULD EXFOLIATE WITH ENZYMES

Photo Credit: depositphotos.com

Posted by 01.12.17

When it comes to exfoliation, chemical (i.e. hydroxy acids) and physical (scrubs, cleansing brushes, etc.) methods get most of the attention. But there’s a third option—enzyme-based exfoliation—that has a slew of advantages over its skin-smoothing siblings. According to dermatologist Dr. Jessie Cheung of Willowbrook, Illinois, “Enzymes work by accelerating the chemical reactions necessary to renew the skin. Often derived from papaya, pumpkin or pineapples, they target the keratin protein in the top layer of dead skin cells to reveal fresh, glowing skin.”

Found in just about every type of product, ranging from cleansers and moisturizers to masks and peels, it’s easy to add an e

Read More




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