Flakes of skin that people shed at the rate of 500 million cells every day are not just a nuisance—the source of dandruff, for instance, and a major contributor to house dust. They actually can be beneficial. A new study, published in the American Chemical Society’s journal, Environmental Science & Technology, concludes that oil in those skin cells makes a small contribution to reducing indoor air pollution. Read the Medical News article.
Apart from the reduction in indoor air pollution, exfoliation has a very beneficial effect on helping rid your skin of dead skin cells that typically make the skin look old, tired, and dull. See the video on exfoliation as well as the exfoliators available at the online shop.