A proper exfoliating routine can keep skin from looking dull and restore your skin's healthy, vibrant glow. It'll also help the products that follow better penetrate into your skin. Read all about exfoliation and the best products and techniques to keep your skin healthy and smooth.

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Over-Exfoliated Your Skin? Here's How You Can Repair the Damage

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This New Exfoliating Tonic is Like a Chemical Peel in a Bottle

StriVectin Pro Glowfoliant Mix-in Microderm Crystals
These Mix-in Microderm Crystals Are the Gateway to Velvety Winter Skin

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This $15 Liquid Exfoliant Is Our Favorite New Drugstore Find

Drunk Elephant Bouncy Birghtfacial mask
Drunk Elephant's New Mask Is the Exfoliator My Sensitive Skin's Been Looking For

The 11 Best Foot Peels of 2022
The 12 Best Foot Peels of 2023

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A Dermatologist Explains the Hype Behind Jessner Peels

18 Skincare Products With AHA/BHA For Smoother Skin

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How to Properly Exfoliate for Radiant, Healthy Skin

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Silicone Scrubbers: The Alternative Cleansing Method You Should Know About

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This Product Cleared My Bacne So Fast, I Had to Do a Double Take

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The Best DIY Face Scrubs for an At-Home Spa Day

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How to Properly Exfoliate Your Legs, According to Dermatologists

Everything You Need to Know About Polyhydroxy Acid (PHA)

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8 Ways to Soften Rough, Calloused Hands, According to Dermatologists

Dermalogica Daily Microfoliant Has Been In My Routine For Over 7 Years

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Ask a Dermatologist: How Often Should I Exfoliate My Face?

This Is Important: Here's How to Heal Irritation After a Facial Gone Wrong

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Dr. G's Brightening Peeling Gel Went Viral on Amazon—But Is It Safe?

Glycolic Acid Serums
6 Top-Rated Glycolic Acid Serums for Radiant Skin

Less Expensive Biologique Recherche Lotion P50 Dupes
6 Less Expensive Biologique Recherche Lotion P50 Dupes

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8 Ways to Remove Dead Skin From Your Face, According to Dermatologists

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The 12 Best Microdermabrasion Scrubs to Step Up Your Exfoliation Game

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Real Talk: This AHA Peel Transformed the Texture of My Skin in Minutes

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Homemade Strawberry Face Mask Recipes That Work

These 10 Lotions With Glycolic Acid Will Reveal Your Glowiest Skin Yet

Body Scrub
Sweet Almond Oil Body Scrub Recipe

Soap & Glory Smoothie Star Breakfast Scrub
This Body Scrub Smells Better Than Any Dessert I've Ever Had

Body Peel
Ask a Derm: How Do I Get a Brighter, More Even Skin Tone From Head to Toe?

Salt Scrub vs Sugar Scrub
Salt Scrubs vs. Sugar Scrubs: How They Differ and Picking the One for You

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Bio Brasion: The Reason Microdermabrasion Is So Over

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I Do This Exfoliating Treatment Every Time I Want to Feel Better Naked

Reviewed: Sonicsmooth by Michael Todd Beauty

How Exfoliating Can Minimize Dead Skin Cells (And Your Dust Problem)

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This Is the #1 Exfoliator in Japan, and It's Under $40

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Are You Using the Right Exfoliator for Your Skin Type?

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Are Apricot and Walnut Scrubs Really That Bad For Your Skin?

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The Right Way to Use Acids in Your Summer Skincare Routine, According to Experts

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This $7 Peel Scared Me at First, But Then It Gave Me a Serious Glow

The Best Way to Exfoliate According to Your Skin Type

Acids for every age group
A Dermatologist Breaks Down the Best Acids to Use in Every Decade of Your Life

Bath & Body Works Exfoliating Scrub
The Bath & Body Works Exfoliating Scrubs Leave Skin Clean and Soft

This $15 Japanese Towel Got Rid of My Keratosis Pilaris and Gave Me Baby-Smooth Skin

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Ready for the Most Effective Exfoliation of Your Life?

Comme Deux Discoskin
Comme Deux's Discoskin Reveals Smoother Skin After One Use

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Schick’s Dermaplaning Tool Has Thousands of 5-Star Amazon Ratings, So I Tried It

Kate Somerville's New Overnight Peel Gave Me Baby-Soft Skin the Next Morning

I Haven't Had a Single Spot Since Using This Cleanser

I've Been Using This "Starter Serum," and I Haven't Worn Makeup Since

The Affordable Exfoliating Pads Kylie Jenner Swears By

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This 8-Acid Polishing Peel Is What Your Dull Skin Needs

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How to DIY Your Own Candy Cane Sugar Scrub at Home