Normal, dehydrated, dry, sensitive skin types
A gentle yet powerful facial exfoliator. Formulated with marine-friendly biodegradable micro-particles to remove the build up of dead skin cells, diminishing the appearance of fine lines and leaving the skin smooth, soft and more youthful looking.
Aqua (Water) Eau), Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride (softening), Ethylhexyl Stearate (smoothing/softening), Aloe Barbadensis (Aloe Vera) Leaf Juice (soothing), Cetearyl Alcohol (softener), Glycerin (moisturising), Glyceryl Stearate SE (binding agent), Cetearyl Glucoside (texture-enhancing), Polyhydroxybutyrate (Bioscrub - exfoliating), Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter (anti-inflammatory/moisturising), Panthenol (pro vitamin B5 - moisturising/soothing), Parfum (Fragrance), Tocopheryl Acetate (vitamin E - anti-oxidant) , 1,2-Hexanediol (preservative), Xanthan Gum (thickener), Biosaccharide Gum-4 (moisturising/soothing), Citric Acid (anti-oxidant/exfoliating), Benzyl Alcohol (preservative), Dehydroacetic Acid (preservative), Potassium Sorbate (preservative), Sodium Benzoate (preservative), Geraniol (natural fragrance), Citronellol (natural fragrance), Limonene (natural fragrance / anti-oxidant), Linalool (natural fragrance).
How do I use the Facial Exfoliator?
Wet your face with lukewarm water and apply the Facial Exfoliator to face and neck with fingertips, massaging gently in circular movements and making sure that you pay particular attention to the forehead, nose and chin. Rinse thoroughly with lukewarm water, Use two to three times a week as part of your facial routine. Top tip - mix your Facial Exfoliator with the Revitalising Cleanser for a power cleanse.
Will an exfoliator help remove flaky skin?
The SKINICIAN Facial exfoliator is great for dry skin as it has been developed with bio scrub particles that will gently buff, polish and remove the build-up of dry, flaking skin cells. It is also formulated with shea butter to hydrate and nourish your skin while it exfoliates. which will deliver hydrating and nourishing benefits to the skin. Regular use of your facial exfoliator will treat and reduce the appearance of flaking dry skin.
Can I use an exfoliator if I have sensitive skin?
As our Facial Exfoliator is a mechanical exfoliant (i.e. has a gritty texture that physically removes dead skin cells) it is not suitable for anyone with excessive inflammation. Excessive inflammation refers to areas of red, hot skin. However, if you have some mild sensitivity, you can choose to mix your facial exfoliator, with ourRevitalising Cleanser. This will reduce the exfoliating action on the skin.
How often should I exfoliate my skin?
We advise that you exfoliate the skin between two and three times a week after double cleansing. For best results, follow with a mask such as ourRevitalising Repair Mask.
Is the SKINICIAN Facial Exfoliator marine friendly?
Yes. The scrub particles in our Facial Exfoliator are a biodegradable, marine extract that and are environmentally friendly.
Can I use the Ageless Overnight Retinol Powerbalm after I have exfoliated my skin with the Facial Exfoliator?
If you have introduced our Ageless Overnight Retinol Powerbalm into your skincare routine and you still want to use our Facial Exfoliator, we would advise that you discontinue using your Ageless Overnight Retinol Powerbalm 3-5 days before you use the Facial Exfoliator. You can then re-introduce the Ageless Overnight Retinol Powerbalm 3-5 days after exfoliation. If you would like more information on how you can use both your Ageless Overnight Retinol Powerbalm and Facial Exfoliator in your home skincare routine, please book an appointment to have a full consultation and SKINICIAN skin analysis with yournearest SKINICIAN salon. Your SKINICIAN therapist will be able to advise you on a personal level as to how much exfoliation your skin can totally it based on your skin thickness and sensitivity levels.
Is it safe to use during pregnancy?
Yes, you can safely use the Facial Exfoliator during pregnancy.