You should use a body scrub or exfoliating bar soap to exfoliate your body. Body scrubs, which contain small particles that help remove dead skin, leave the skin’s surface fresh and smooth. In addition to smoothing skin, exfoliating formulas can help body lotions better absorb after use.
How often should you exfoliate your body?
Many body scrubs are formulated to be used several times a week while others are gentle enough to be used every day.
What is the difference between body wash and soap?
Traditional soaps are simple formulas composed of salt, oil and fatty acids that have been used for centuries to effectively cleanse skin. They leave a clean, fresh feeling by emulsifying whatever is on the skin’s surface. Shower gel and body wash formulas are more complex, utilizing a system of surfactants and skin conditioners that cleanse as they condition. While soap leaves you with freshly cleansed skin, body wash and shower gel offer a nourishing cleanse that leaves skin softer.
How do you choose a body lotion or moisturizer?
Skin type, climate and personal preference are factors in finding the best body lotion or moisturizer for you. If you have dry skin, seek thicker body creams or body butters that contain more moisturizing properties. If you reside in a colder climate, you may experience drier skin during the winter months, so replacing your regular body moisturizer with a nourishing body butter or heavier cream can effectively lock in and retain hydration. To help hydrate skin in the summer, you may opt for a residue-free, easily absorbed lightweight body lotion.
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Body Care: Feeling fresh from head to toe
For most people, putting on face moisturizer or anti-aging cream to have a hydrated and fresh looking complexion is a daily regimen. Unfortunately many of us neglect the care of our body’s skin, which is why Kiehl’s offers a complete line of body care products, from freshly scented body scrubs to creamy body lotions. The basis of clear and healthy skin is a thorough exfoliation and cleansing, which can easily become routine if you choose the best body scrub, and the best body wash for you. And taking good care of your skin also requires constant hydration, which a good body moisturizer or body cream will provide for you.
How to Get Clear Body Skin?
A lot of people take very good care of their faces but neglect the rest of their bodies when our bodies need just as much attention and care from us. It is absolutely crucial to cleanse, moisturize, and exfoliate your body. Similarly, using SPF should also be a part of your body care routine if you want to protect your body from sun damage. One thing to keep in mind is that taking long showers, especially with extremely hot or cold water, can actually damage your skin. The first step of achieving and maintaining a clear and healthy body skin is to cleanse your body with a gentle body wash to avoid stripping your body from its natural oils. Make sure to moisturize your body right after a shower. This will ensure that all the moisture is locked into your body so your body does not produce excessive oils to compensate for the lack of moisture, avoiding any possible acne formation. Explore our Body Care range to build yourself a custom body care routine to have healthy, clear and protected skin.