If you have oily skin, you’re probably familiar with blackheads and acne. If these skin issues never seem to leave your side and end up putting a dent on your confidence; well then allow us to help you get rid of these skin concerns! Here is a skincare tip that will put these acne and blackheads issue to rest once and for all.

The answer is—exfoliation! Believe it or not, regularly exfoliating eliminates acne and blackheads and leaves your skin feeling extremely clean and baby soft. It is beneficial for all skin types, but works especially well for oily-acne prone skin.

Here are all the reasons why a good scrub is an amazing defense technic, acne prone skin needs...

Eliminates dead skin cells
 

Eliminates dead skin cells

Acne-causing bacteria tend to thrive on dead skin cells leading to acne. Exfoliating your skin with a gentle scrub, such as the St. Ives Blemish & Blackhead Control Apricot Scrub clears away dirt and debris from your skin, before it becomes trapped in your pores.

Unclogs pores
 

Unclogs pores

Exfoliating your skin frees trapped dirt, debris, toxins and oil that a normal face wash can’t reach for. If left unattended, this can clog pores and cause blackheads, whiteheads, and acne.

Improves the appearance of the skin
 

Improves the appearance of the skin

People who do not include an exfoliator in their regular skincare routine, usually tend to have skin that is dull, rough and uneven. Because exfoliators remove dead skin cells, it improves skin texture, brightens skin tone and immensely helps deal with acne and blackheads.

Helps skincare products work better
 

Helps skincare products work better

If you have clogged pores, skincare products find it harder to get absorbed into the skin. Exfoliating your skin helps do away with that layer and helps your skincare products sink deeper into the skin, so that they can work better. It also helps prevent excess build-up on the skin, thereby preventing the risk of acne.