These ingredients help build a more resilient barrier function, preventing skin from becoming inflamed whenever it comes into contact with an environmental trigger. They’re especially useful for those experiencing underlying redness and sensitivity caused by eczema, dermatitis or rosacea.
When used correctly, chemical exfoliants (or skin acids) can offer a much gentler exfoliation than physical exfoliants like scrubs. They dissolve the ‘glue’ that holds dead skin cells together, helping to remove them from the skin’s surface.
Claudia Tua Clark