Topic: exfoliant

Video: Beauty in 60 Seconds: Exfoliation

Video: Beauty in 60 Seconds: Exfoliation

We’re big fans of Birchbox, a startup that sends women deliveries of high-end beauty samples every month. (Makeup in the mail? Yes, please!). In addition to their monthly subscription service, they also have an online shop and info-packed magazine, blog, and YouTube channel. We like their helpful videos so much that we’ll be featuring one here on TheGloss each week.

Winter weather can wreak havoc on skin, leaving it dry, cracked and dull looking. Counterintuitively, the best way to keep skin smooth and bright is by exfoliating. But before you start, you need to know the best ways to scrub. Birchbox‘s resident skincare expert, Rachel Liverman, gave us her tips on how often you should slough off dead skin and the right way to apply granules when washing your face. It’s an essential practice that will perk up your skin during even the coldest winter months. More »