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Why You Should Use an Exfoliating Body Scrub

Add an Exfoliating Body Scrub to Your Skin Care Regemin

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Whether you love the scent of fruit, nuts or sweet sugar, there is an exfoliating body scrub for you. We all know they exist, but many of us don't take the time to use them. I could go on about why it's good for your skin, but let's start with a little known fact that might make exfoliating a no-brainer.

90% of the dust in your home is dead skin cells. And no, I didn't make a typo. So, now that you're a tad bit unsettled, let's talk about why it's good for your skin.

We all want smooth soft skin, especially in the summer when we reveal more skin. Your body is covered in a layer of dead skin cells. The lotion that you put on your skin has to work its way through layers of dead skin cells just to reach the top layer. No matter how much body lotion you put on the dead skin cells, they still remain dead skin cells. If you want healthy smooth skin, you must slough them off. No better way that in the shower or bath with a body exfoliator.

Using a bath lily or bath gloves with a shower gel can give you a slight daily exfoliation, but your best bet is to use an actual body exfoliator like Senorita Margarita: Hot Salt Scrub (compare prices) once or twice a week. Gently rub it all over your body in a circular motion and rinse off. Make sure you moisturize immediately after you dry off. You'll instantly see the difference in your skin. It will appear younger and feel much softer.

Once you start using exfoliators, your only problem will lye in picking only one. Seeing you'll be buying less dusting polish, you might as well splurge on a couple.

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