Can I use a body scrub as a face scrub? Can I use a body scrub as a face scrub?

Can I use a body scrub as a face scrub?

You've run out of face scrub or your favorite chemical exfoliator, can you use a body scrub as a face scrub?

Can I use a body scrub as a face scrub? 

 In the list of skin mishaps, this could definitely be one. Your skin on the rest of your body is way different from the skin in your face, and while all your skin needs exfoliation, over-exfoliation can lead to leaky skin, acne, irritation, redness, and swelling.

The particles in body scrubs tend to be larger than the ones used for your face. In fact, I prefer chemical exfoliation over physical. It is easier to control the effect of retinol on your complexion than face scrubs.

What you should take into account if you are going to use a physical exfoliator

if you are still going to give face scrubs a try you should take this into account:

Aniela Dybiec

Aniela is a writer who loves art, makeup, and magick. She is also an amateur illustrator, a wellness fan and a vegetarian.+ info

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