Most experts advise that you exfoliate two to three times per week — as long as your skin can handle it. Chemical exfoliants tend to be fine to use more regularly.
Can you exfoliate your eye area?
Only exfoliate the skin under the eyes and on the corners where crow’s feet form, not the eyelids or directly under the lash line. Different skin types react differently to exfoliation, and the delicate skin around the eyes is no exception. Use just enough product to get the job done.
Should you exfoliate eyelids?
Can I exfoliate my eyelids? The skin of your eyelids is very sensitive and thin. Don’t use a granulated or heavily textured exfoliator on your eyelids. The texture of a moistened washcloth is sufficient for exfoliating your eyelids, and can be used with either DIY eyelid scrub solutions or warm water.
How do you exfoliate your eye naturally?
Gently exfoliating the area with a warm washcloth may get rid of dead skin cells and help bring trapped keratin to the surface. Steam. Spending some time in your bathroom with the door closed and a hot shower running creates an easy at-home steam treatment for your face. Rose water or manuka honey.
Is exfoliating good for dark circles?
Exfoliate dry skin around eyes before applying a hydrating eye cream to allow skin to absorb moisture more efficiently, plump skin and minimize the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Under eye exfoliation can also help prevent them from worsening.
How do you exfoliate your eye gently?
The skin is much too delicate for the use of an exfoliating facial scrub so instead, I suggest you use a gentle exfoliator using lactic and glycolic acids. When you apply it to the under-eye area, it safely lowers the pH of the skin that starts a process of dissolving the glue that holds dry, dead cells together.