Dr. Ana Ravella. dermatologist
In this blog I will explain Why is it important to exfoliate your skin throughout the year?
September is one of the times of the year when dermatologists have the most questions about how to recover skin after weeks of exposure to the sun, since we come back with very different skin than just a couple of months ago.
In fact, if we stop to think, in our country we have a climate that greatly favors life outside, and therefore from the month of May is when we begin to change our wardrobe and let our skin show for many hours. In addition, we must add the hours we spend in the sun during our vacations, be it on the beach, having an aperitif or walking along the promenade!
Thus, our skin has been directly exposed to sunlight for many hours. Although dermatologists place a lot of emphasis on protecting the skin throughout the year, and more so in the summer, when we return to the routine of the second half of the year, we realize the real effects of the sun on our skin, which basically translates into new spots and wrinkles.
This is why it is so important and dermatologists always insist on having your skin checked after the summer. in order to rule out any type of skin disease such as photodermatosis (dermatitis with skin inflammation induced by sunlight), actinic keratosis (skin degeneration in the form of scabs produced by repeated exposure to the sun), or sunburn (in the form of redness or blisters)
But beyond these tips, I want to explain because the dreaded wrinkles and spots appear especially in September:
- The accentuation of wrinkles: You have to keep in mind that UVA rays alter skin substances such as collagen or elastin, which mainly leads to loss of volume and elasticity and therefore accentuation of wrinkles.
- The appearance of dark spots: UVB rays produce dark spots on the skin as they stimulate the creation of pigments in the epidermis, further accentuating photoaging of the skin. So, once our skin has seen its appearance change, I advise you as a first step to do a good facial exfoliation so that your complexion returns to as original a state as possible and start implementing the correct facial routine for your type of skin. fur
If you keep reading, I will tell you the most important information for you to keep in mind:
¿What is facial exfoliation?
Exfoliation is the renewal of dead skin cells naturally. However, in cases such as a long period of sun exposure where the skin is very damaged, we can accelerate the natural exfoliation process through specific products that will help us eliminate those dead cells and the microdermabrasion process, and thus recover hydration. of the skin and reduce the signs of aging that have appeared on us.
With this we help to recover the Illumination of the face, eliminate imperfections, stimulate circulation, reduce spots, avoid blackheads, eliminate blackheads and even improve acne.
¿When should facial exfoliation be performed through a cosmetic product??
Dermatologists advise performing a facial exfoliation once a week throughout the year to remove dead cells that have accumulated throughout the week. However, after long processes of sun exposure, we recommend 2 weekly exfoliations for two weeks and then return to the weekly routine.
After a facial peel, I should apply another producto?
I recommend moisturizing the skin after performing the facial exfoliation, with products such as serums or specific antiaging moisturizing creams.
You can perform facial exfoliations both in beauty centers and at home with specific products. The new facial exfoliator Masderm SCRUBMAS It is a very good option to perform a correct and effective facial exfoliation thanks to the quality of its ingredients, pleasant smell and sensation of the skin after its removal.