Face exfoliation helps to remove dead skin cells from the surface of your skin. This process helps prevent clogged pores and the formation and appearance of breakouts. Exfoliating is also a great practice to remove dry and flaky skin and unravel a soft and glowing face with a more even and bright complexion.

Explore the NIVEA range and discover the exfoliator for face that suits your skin’s needs best.


How to scrub your face?

The correct exfoliation or scrubbing process depends on what type of exfoliator you are using, there are two types of exfoliants: physical and chemical.

Physical exfoliators such as exfoliating face scrubs and facial granular peeling gels, manually remove dead skin cells using abrasion. To use them, with your fingers apply a small amount of the product on a wet face and gently massage it into your skin in a circular motion, avoiding the sensitive eye area. Do this motion for about 30 seconds and then rinse with lukewarm water. 

If you are using chemical exfoliation such as face exfoliating acid or enzymes, apply a thin layer on your face (avoid the eye area) and neck with a brush or fingertips (use gloves). Rinse with lukewarm water after the recommended time. 

Try NIVEA Derma Skin Chemical Exfoliator, it stimulates the removal and renewal of old, damaged skin cells and clears out pores. Visibly clearer skin in just 7 days.

Always follow up with a moisturiser and don’t exfoliate more often than twice per week to ensure a smooth recovery of your skin’s natural protective barrier. During the day, remember to use sunscreen when using chemical peels to protect your skin from harmful UV rays.

When choosing what face peeling method to use, keep your skin type in mind and understand its needs. If you are not sure, consult a dermatologist for advice.


Can face peeling help with dry skin?

Facial exfoliation of dry skin is beneficial, but it is important to use the right type of exfoliator. Some physical exfoliators might cause irritation on dry skin due to the frictional nature of the application.

Chemical exfoliators consist of agents that work without abrasion and instead loosen/dissolve the bonds holding the dead skin cells to the surface of your skin and promote healthy cell turnover. 


Is face peeling recommended for men?

Facial peeling for men is a beneficial procedure as it gives them a fast and easy way to address skin concerns such as breakouts or dry skin. Thanks to their ease of use, exfoliating face scrubs are becoming ever more popular and widely used by men.