Everything You Need to Know About Exfoliation


Aug 23, 20234 min read


  • Exfoliation renews the skin by shedding old cells, revealing a fresher layer underneath.
  • There are two primary exfoliation methods: physical (using scrubs/tools) and chemical (using ingredients like fruit acids).
  • Exfoliating gloves, combined with the right product like "Washed Up", enhance the skin's texture and appearance.
  • The timing and type of exfoliation depend on individual skin needs and the products used.
  • Exfoliating before shaving ensures a smoother shave and reduces the risk of ingrown hairs.

Imagine you're on a sunny beach, your skin feeling as smooth as the sands beneath you. But how? The secret lies in exfoliation. In this guide, we'll unwrap everything you need to know about exfoliation, ensuring you're always glowing, no matter where you are.


What Exfoliating Means

Exfoliation is the process of removing dead skin cells from the outer layer of your skinExfoliation is your skin's rejuvenation process, shedding the old to reveal the fresh underneath. Picture it as a renewal ritual that keeps your skin vibrant.


How Exfoliation Works

Naturally, our skin lets go of dead cells. However, sometimes, these cells linger, leading to a less-than-luminous look or even congested pores. Exfoliation accelerates this natural cycle, revealing clear and glowing skin.


The Dual World of Exfoliation

Primarily, there are:

  1. Physical Exfoliation: Think scrubs or tools, such as exfoliating gloves, that directly remove dead cells.

  2. Chemical Exfoliation: Ingredients like fruit acids come into play, breaking the ties between the dead cells, allowing them to be rinsed away seamlessly.


Speaking of the best of both, our White Sands body scrub is your go-to. It harmoniously blends white quartz sand granules and fruit acids for a dual exfoliation experience, making it your ideal beachside ally.

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The Scoop on Exfoliating Gloves

Yes, they're beneficial! Especially when combined with our Washed Up body cleanser, exfoliating gloves work wonders. They not only refine your skin but also imbue it with the lushness of Algae Extract and Polynesian Monoï Oil.

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Can Exfoliation Cause Acne?

Done right, exfoliation keeps acne at bay. But overdoing it or using abrasive products can agitate the skin. That’s why choosing gentle, sulfate-free options like our Washed Up is key.


Timing Your Exfoliation

Incorporating exfoliation weekly is ideal. Yet, it's essential to align with your skin's needs and the products you trust.


Picking the Right Exfoliator

  • Oily skin: Lean towards chemical exfoliants to regulate oil.

  • Body bumps: Our dual-action White Sands scrub is your solution.

  • Discoloration: Passionfruit oil-infused exfoliators can address uneven tones.


Why Exfoliate Before Shaving?

It ensures raised hair for a cleaner shave and curbs ingrown hairs. Plus, with Washed Up doubling as a shaving ally, post-shave smoothness is guaranteed.


Your Passport to Tropical Glow

Exfoliation is transformative. Following up with our High Tide In-Shower Body Lotion locks in hydration, leaving you ready for your beach escapades. Ready to embrace the tropical glow? Dive into our Bath & Body collection, and let the journey begin!

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Tip: Always conduct a patch-test with new products to ensure they harmonize with your skin.

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