Ok, so microdermabrasion has been around for a while. It is basically a more advanced way of exfoliating your skin and removing layers of dead skin by using microcrystals. It is usually a process done by dermatologists.
I did a couple of microdermabrasion sessions just before the wedding, to get that bridal glow and let me tell you, it really works. However, as much as I enjoyed that glowing skin, I am not someone who is very patient and doing this regularly involves me going to the doctor and spending at least an hour there. Also I know every time my dermatologist used to bring the device near my face, I would cringe and make uncomfortable noises although the procedure is not really painful.
Hence, when I discovered the Bobbi brown Buffing Grains for Face, I was over the moon.
What is this?
It is a bottle that has grains that are similar to the microbeads, however, it is a physical exfoliant. Meaning, it is actually a face scrub that you would rub it over your face like any other exfoliating scrub.
How long have I been using this?
How Often do I use this.
Once a week.
How do I use this?
Well, there are two ways that I have tried using this. One way is to take a little bit of the beads on your palm and then mix it with a couple of drops of water. This forms a scrub paste that you can use as a regular face scrub. The second way is to add the beads to your face wash.
The difference between the first and second ways is that using just the beads gives a more intense scrub whereas I find that using the beads with the face wash, gives a gentler scrub.
I would recommend that if you have sensitive skin, definitely first try using it with a face wash first and see how your skin feels after. I tried this at the beginning too. However, now I enjoy using the beads on their own.
The bottle has a small opening at the top, so it ensures that the beads don’t fall out and are dispensed from the bottle perfectly.
I am now definitely a fan of this product. It leaves my skin glowing and really clean. I also find that any skincare product I use after this absorbs really well into my skin.
Tell me, what other exfoliators have you tried and loved?