For instance, masks that focus on oiliness, clogged pores, or pimples often include an exfoliating agent of some type (together with however not restricted to clay, charcoal, AHAs, BHAs, and bodily scrubbers). Consider these as an exfoliant, even when it’s indirectly marketed as such.
And don’t overlook that glycolic and lactic acid serums are chemical exfoliators, and thus needs to be utilized in moderation—particularly in the event that they include potent doses. (Some serums could have low sufficient concentrations of light acids that it’ll be superb with day by day use, however in the end that shall be as much as the person.)
Many face washes include chemical and bodily exfoliators, be it salicylic acid or micro particles. While some will have the ability to tolerate these day by day (and even twice day by day), for many we advocate utilizing these solely a handful of occasions per week, and utilizing a extra gentle cleanser the remainder of the time.