What is exfoliation?

For skin that’s deeply nourished and silky-smooth to the touch, exfoliating is a must. If regular exfoliation isn’t part of your weekly beauty routine yet, read on to find out what it is and how it can hugely benefit your face and body.

What does exfoliate mean?

Our skin is constantly shedding cells which, without proper exfoliation, can become trapped on the skin’s surface. These dead cells can lead to clogged pores, an uneven complexion and skin that’s dull, dry and flaky.

Exfoliating on a regular basis helps to stop the build-up of dead cells by gently removing them with exfoliating granules to reveal smoother, more refined skin. In other words, it’s like giving your skin a loving and well-deserved hand to stay healthy and nourished.

What’s more, freshly exfoliated skin is great for locking in moisture, so follow up with your favourite cream or lotion to leave your skin feeling super soft and nourished. We have a range of rejuvenating day creams and intensely moisturising night creams to suit every skin type. And for the body, we have a variety of beautifully fragranced body lotions to keep you hydrated and nourished from head to toe.

Beautiful skin starts here

Ready for some velvety smooth goodness? Read our helpful guides on how to exfoliate your face and body to ensure you’re getting the most from your routine.

Or, even better, find a Clarins Skin Spa near you and book yourself in for our ‘Skin Smoother’ body treatment – an intensive double exfoliation to deeply cleanse and retexture your skin.

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