Can the Neck Be Exfoliated?

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The skin on your neck is one of the first areas to display signs of aging, and a lack of care can see it looking sallow and discolored. Exfoliation helps to unclog pores and remove dead skin, allowing moisturizers to sink in and do their job more effectively. Exfoliate your neck gently, as the skin is quite sensitive and minimal scrubbing is necessary to see results. Extend your regular exfoliation ritual to include your neck for smoother, healthier looking skin.

Step 1

Wash your neck with a mild cleanser and warm water, and pat it dry with a towel.

Step 2

Wet your fingertips and pick up a quarter-sized amount of exfoliating scrub.

Step 3

Rub your fingers together to emulsify the product.

Step 4

Gently massage the scrub into your neck using a circular motion for one minute.

Step 5

Add more water to your fingertips and go over any dry or discolored areas until all of the scrub has been applied.

Step 6

Use a cotton cloth soaked in warm water to gently wipe away the scrub.

Step 7

Massage a dime-sized amount of serum into your neck, followed by your favorite moisturizer for deep hydration.