Body scrubbing is a mechanical exfoliator that helps to remove the upper layer of dead skin cells via abrasive materials like sugar and salt. This stimulates skin cell turnover, resulting in smoother and brighter skin and possibly preventing future acne breakouts.
Body scrubbing can help you provide many benefits to your body’s skin. Here, you will find some of the benefits of doing body scrubbing:
- They allow your skin to absorb moisturizers better: Scrubbing breaks the barrier built up by the dead skin cells. This breakage helps any moisturizer applied afterward to soak into the skin more thoroughly.
- They unclog pores and prevent ingrown hairs: By regularly using a body scrub, you’ll unclog your pores, which can prevent razor marks and ingrown hairs. This will reduce the hair growth in your body effectively.
- They leave your skin smoother and even toned: When dry skin isn’t removed, it makes the skin rough and has a dull, cracked appearance. By removing the dead and dry cells, you should have smoother and more even skin.
- Scrubbing hydrates your skin: Removing the upper dry layer of the skin, scrubbing helps to increase the water penetration in deep layers of skin. This assists in regaining the water and moisture the skin cells.
About the Author: Dr. Iqra Mubashar is a registered Pharmacist originally from Lahore, Pakistan. She has earned her pharmacy degree from the University of veterinary and animal sciences, Lahore. She has completed her internship as a trainee from Children hospital, Lahore. She has completed her research work in clinical pharmacy and pharmaceutics. She has worked as a healthcare documentation head in Al-Qasim enterprises, Islamabad. She has specialized in prescription handling, drugs information, literature research, patient counseling and pharmaceutical care planning. Her research work on coronavirus is under publication.