This week’s Part of the Pack…
No, that’s not the name of a famous drag queen who performs every year at gay pride in New York or San Francisco.
And it’s actually all one word: Keratin. It’s also not the entire word that I want to talk about.
The word is: Keratinization. That’s right - it’s all about science! You need to know what’s going on with skin function and skin anatomy to really understand aggressive treatments.
As we head towards fall, every esthetician out there is LITERALLY biting his/her nails just thinking about going at their clients’ skin with some aggressive exfoliation.
Yes! They’re ready to rip off all of that dead skin, clean out those clogged pores, scrape off those dark spots and get down to some gorgeous glowing skin by any means necessary….
By this point you’re asking - what does Keratinization have to do with aggressive fall exfoliation?
Back to the science!
Let’s define Keratinization.
Here’s where I’ll blow your mind.
Retinols don’t exfoliate your skin. In fact, according to an article in American Spa Magazine:
Retinols don’t scrub away. They normalize your skin function and help to exfoliate and improve the skin! That’s why we love retinol so much! So we reached out to our collection of skincare gurus and asked them to show us their favorite products with retinol, here’s what they showed us!
5 Ways To Get Real With Retinol
Want to get gorgeous skin? Retinol products can help give you a fresh glowing complexion. Bring fresh new skin cells to the surface on a regular basis.
Thank you to Halen & Hush, Circadia, Dermelect, RX Canna Care, and Dermodality for sponsoring this article.