Can Electronic Cleansing Devices Damage Your Skin? Smart Beauty Guide Blog - ex Clarisonic

Can Electronic Cleansing Devices Damage Your Skin? Smart Beauty Guide Blog - ex Clarisonic

Can your mechanical cleansing device be doing more harm than good to your skin? There is such a thing as cleansing your skin too thoroughly. And although the idea of a squeaky-clean face seems appealing, there are ways of abusing the use of your cleansing device.

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Most of these cleansing brushes are recommended by leading dermatologists, aestheticians and spa professionals alike, becoming a skincare staple due to their affordability, effectiveness and impressive results.

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With continued use, the skin becomes less worn and tired-looking due to removing layers of unwanted dead skin cells. Pores are less prominent, fine lines are diminished and black heads become obsolete.

We spoke with Julius Few, MD, an ASAPS member from Chicago, IL, who explained that using an at-home retinol product and periodic use of a mechanical cleansing device will create a result that is similar to an in-spa light chemical peel.

A facial at home? Sounds good to us! But here are some tips to keep in mind when using your cleansing device:

Use in moderation (they aren’t a miracle tool, and are advised to not be used on cystic acne).

Over-drying of the skin can be a result of using the device too often. Use it 2-3 times a week.

Mechanical exfoliation gets rid of the dead skin cells underneath, without damaging the healthy skin.

Learn more about how to properly use your electronic cleansing device by reading this article in its entirety at

Do you overuse your cleansing device?

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