How to Use Scrub: Face and Body Scrub Benefits You Must Know
So many scrubs, so little time – with so many different types of facial scrubs and body scrubs out there, how do you know which ones are right for you? Here we explore how to use scrub for best results, including when to use it, which ones to use, plus some unique pro tips you may not find anywhere else.
But before we begin, first things first: is scrubbing good for skin? The answer is a powerful yes – for so many reasons. Not only is scrubbing good for your skin – and incredibly so – it is also a really good way to enjoy some me-time and feel refreshed. Below are the countless benefits of face scrub and body scrub.
Benefits of face scrub
If you scrub your face, you’ll be helping your skin turn over its top dermal layer more easily and frequently, helping get rid of sluggish, flaky skin as well as eliminate excess sebum. A gentle face scrub helps unclog pores, remove dirt, impurities, blackheads, and dried up and dead skin cells, without being abrasive and micro-tearing. It also allows for the easy absorption of your moisturizer – a crucial benefit for every skin type.
If you’re thinking your cleanser is enough to get the job done, we beg to disagree. Unlike cleansers, a good facial scrub is made of tiny but felt-to-the-touch particles in the form of smooth beads (instead of scratchy particles). It exfoliates to make way for new skin cells and give you clean skin – much cleaner than what the cleanser can achieve. It goes into the pores and pulls out all the impurities that have accumulated in them.
For best results, use face scrub after your face wash, and massage it gently into your skin using your fingers or a soft face brush. If you feel that you need a scrub for sensitive skin, try Seacret’s Purifying Peeling Milk with Apricot Seeds which is uniquely developed with Vitamin E and natural apricot seeds for gentle exfoliation. If aging is a concern, go for the Gold Core Timeless Intensive 24K Peeling. If you need a scrub for oily skin, you can use any Seacret peeling product, as they are suitable for all skin types.
Body scrub benefits
If you have never used body scrub before, you don’t know what you’re missing. Using a body scrub is an incredibly refreshing experience, enlivening not just your body but also your soul. It makes your skin glow and youthful looking, and it only takes a few minutes.
Like facial scrubs, body scrubs remove dead skin cells and help the skin renew itself. If you have dry skin, stay away from long hot showers. Use body scrub for dry skin, not just any body scrub, as it’ll have selected oils to help your skin retain moisture post-exfoliation. Seacret’s Salt & Oil Scrub gets the job done perfectly and it’s very gentle. If you have normal or oily skin, you can use Seacret’s Salt Scrub.
Extra tip: how often to use scrub
Two or three times a week is plenty enough. If you have sensitive skin, you may want to scrub less whereas if you have oily skin, three times a week is perfect.