Softer Ways to Exfoliate Your Skin importance of exfoliating our skin

Most of us know the importance of exfoliating our skin. It can help us look and feel better because it clears the layer of dead cells that sits on our skin. It’s a great way to refresh your appearance and also get rid of potential skin problems. However, it’s important to alter how rough you treat your skin to ensure that you’re not scrubbing away fresh skin as well. This could leave your face looking red and even bleeding in some cases if you do it too often.


There are lots of harsh products and methods to exfoliate your skin, so in this article, we’ll be offering suggestions on how to softly exfoliate your skin so that you don’t end up ruining your complexion.

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Face and body peels contain acids that help to leave your skin feeling supple while simultaneously gently exfoliating your skin without harsh chemicals. It also works wonders for acne and ingrown hairs by actually clearing out clogged pores instead of just getting rid of dead skin. Peels can be a little more expensive than other exfoliates, but they’re incredibly effective and can often last a long time.


Skincare Brush


A skincare brush usually consists of a round brush on a device that slowly spins it around. These brushes often have a gentle setting that helps to clear dead skin without being too harsh on your skin, and they can be adjusted to cleanse different areas such as your elbows or knees that often have tougher skin. Many of these cleansing brushes even have timers that make it possible to set your timed routine, making it simple for you to exfoliate perfectly every time.




There are serums made from mandelic acid and similar ingredients that aim to gently exfoliate your skin while also helping to treat several skin conditions. For instance, mandelic acid penetrates the skin at a much slower rate, making it gentle and unlikely to irritate compared to alpha hydroxy acids, a common ingredient in many harsh skin cleansers. This means it can be used for many different skin types to deal with skin conditions such as acne, hyperpigmentation, and even wrinkles. It’s a far gentler way to exfoliate your skin and comes with some excellent benefits that can’t be understated.


Washcloth and Soap


If you want a simple way to exfoliate gently without any special tools, then a washcloth is a fantastic way to do so. A gentle bar of soap is also fine to pair with a washcloth if you want to exfoliate your skin gently. Simply apply a bit of the soap to a damp washcloth then apply it to your skin and work in circular motions all over your face. You can try lots of different types of soap, but we suggest trying different types to see what works best for you. You want to avoid anything that has a strong fragrance as it could irritate your skin.

How Can You Feel Better About The Way You Look?

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When it comes to the way that we look, it’s hardly uncommon for people to be at least a little uncomfortable with it. We live in a world where we’re utterly surrounded by things telling us that there’s something wrong with how we look. From adverts selling us beauty and weight loss products to movies selling us images of perfect-looking people, it’s incredibly easy to lack confidence in the way you look. However, that’s not the way things have to be. With that in mind, here are just a few things that you can do to start feeling just a little better about how you look.


Understand what you can’t change


One of the most frustrating things for a lot of people is looking at a part of their appearance that they can’t change. Whether it’s your height or your core body shape or any other feature that can’t be changed, it’s easy to feel like you’ve been dealt an unfair hand over that kind of thing. However, the reality is that you can only do one thing about these parts of your appearance and that’s come to terms with them. Spend time looking at yourself. Look at yourself without judgment and get to know your body and your face. You would be surprised how often we exaggerate the parts of ourselves that we don’t like to a ridiculous degree and doing this can help work against that kind of thing.


Change the things you want to


Of course, that doesn’t mean that there’s no reason to change any part of yourself. Plenty of people have found that making some changes to their appearance can give them newfound confidence. Whether that’s an appointment with a hairdresser or a cosmetic dentist or you just start keeping more active in general. there are always things that you can do to make changes to your appearance. Often it’s small changes but those can often be the things that make the most difference.


Cut toxic influences out of your life


One of the things that you need to remember is that a lot of the negativity that you may have towards your appearance is likely not to come from you but from something in your life. Look at the things in your life and ask yourself if there aren’t any things that you could cut out of it. From avoiding certain magazines that make you feel bad to cut out toxic friends who end up trying to make you feel bad because they’re insecure, giving yourself a more supportive environment is often the best thing that you can do.


Of course, when it comes to feeling good about yourself, it’s important to remember that it’s not all about how you look. Your physical beauty is far from the most important thing about you. Even if you don’t feel as happy with your appearance as you would like, there are plenty of things to keep in mind about yourself that have a huge amount of value from your intelligence to your kindness to your determination to go after what you want. All of that is often far more important to who you are than the way you look.

Saving Up Isn’t Hard To Do, We Assure You

One post has revealed that most millennials do not even have a thousand in savings in their bank account. That’s shocking and a worrying sign for both them and society. You see if you don’t have savings, then it’s more likely that you’re going to need to buy things on credit. This can kill not just personal finances but the general economy as well. The more people borrow, the more pressure it puts on the economy, and ultimately it tends to lead to a recession.


At the same time, there’s pressure for millennials to buy homes and get on that property ladder. One article became controversial after suggesting that little changes could help millennials save for a home including not eating fast food which is fine. But it does seem a little unreasonable to suggest that avoiding the take out that costs no more than ten a week could save you enough to buy a property where you need a deposit of at least a few thousand. Particularly, if you, personally, are only getting that cheeky takeaway once a month. However, there are other ways that will help you save, and it might just be easier than you think. So, let’s look at some of the options here you may not have addressed.


Kill The Energy Costs

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Yep energy is going to be a big cost that could be eating away at your finances. Did you know that most people can make simple energy usage changes that could save them a quarter on their bills each month? That doesn’t seem like a lot monthly, but think what it would save you annually. It’s more than enough to give you a little to put in savings, right? Take a quarter off, and you could add a few hundred each year through savings on energy. Okay, we’re not quite at the thousand yet, but it’s a good start.


Now, some of the options you can consider are upgrading lighting to LEDs that use a lot less power and making sure that you are thinking about how much water you use. Target the big costs here including the shower. The best way to lower the price of your water usage is to change your shower pump to something a little less powerful. You’ll hate this change at first but you will get used to it, and it could save you a fortune.


If it’s the heating that’s the issue does make sure that you get thicker curtains. It’s a lot cheaper than replacing the windows on your property, and it will keep the heat trapped inside. You see? Little energy changes will save you tremendously, but we’re just getting started.


Sell What You Don’t Want

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Do you have items in your home that you don’t want or don’t use? That’s a trick question, we know you do. There will be souvenirs friends, and family members have brought back from holidays that are clogging up your mantlepiece, festive decorations that never come out because they are too difficult to put away again and toys that have been passed down from your parents.


“Your Kids will love these.” – The say, knowing full well that kids always want the latest games. When was the last time you played on your dad’s Atari? Exactly, so let’s get rid of them and rather than just taking these forgotten treasures to the dump, can we make some money?


If you make an account on eBay, you can. You can sell the products and make a fortune back on them, potentially getting more than you ever did when you were using them in your property. The trick to selling on eBay is to set up an account and get good karma buying plenty of cheap items and paying on time. Don’t worry – you can’t sell these off later, so you aren’t losing any money. Once you have built up your points, you will gain a lot more interest from buyers for the products that you are actually trying to shift.


You can turn this into a nice little side hustle and take things one step further by investing in products and then selling them up for a little profit added in. It’s a great choice to make a little extra. This will add at least a few hundred to your savings, or it could put you well over the first thousand, depending on what you have in the attic.


Kick Those Budget Unfriendly Habits

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We all have bad habits, but did you ever think how much yours costs you? It’s fair to say that a bad habit can come with a heavy price tag, depending on what your particular crutch is. Are you a smoker? That’ll cost you thousands. Do you love films? Again, thousands per year could be spent here, and the same is true for drinking. These are all habits that are on some level or another bad for you. Now, you might not think that hitting the cinema every weekend is bad for you, but it can be, and it will certainly hit your bank balance.


Some bad habits you may want to kick completely, and an example would be alcohol. As well as costing you a fortune each week it will cause premiums on health insurance to rises. It’s a big loser but kicking a habit like this can be tricky. According to Hotel California By The Sea, most people who try and stop drinking by themselves will relapse in a couple months. That’s why you need the right support to do this properly and potentially professional treatment.


What about other bad habits that are hurting your bank balance? Well, we’re not saying that you have to stop watching films. But maybe start taking more control over how many you watch and if you are a film fanatic, consider getting a card so you can see as many as you want every month. There’s more than one way to deal with an expensive habit.


We hope this helps you save save save without getting a brain freeze trying to put those numbers in order.

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Choosing the Right Beautician

Everyone has different skin types and they are bound to react differently depending on what sort of products are applied and treatment regimes are followed. And while you can care for your skin yourself, many people like to professional beauticians – at least every once in a while.

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But since you are entrusting this person with your appearance, you need to make sure that they are reliable. So, before you head to a beauty salon or medical spa, here is some advice which is designed to give you a helping hand. After all, this can be a tough choice to make.


Ask for Personal Recommendations


It can be difficult to trust the reams and reams of reviews which are already available online, but if you get a personal recommendation from a friend or family member, this is much more likely to be something which you can comfortably trust. You may also be able to find out more about the specific treatments to discover which ones are going to be right for you.


Look at Products Too


When you are choosing a beautician, you should also look at the products that they are using. After all, if they have opted for some low-grade products, this is not usually going to result in high-quality treatment. You can often find this information online or you can alternatively call them up to ask directly. Perhaps they are products which you recognize by brand name or alternatively ones which you have used in the past.


Don’t Go Too Cheap


As a general rule of thumb, you shouldn’t choose beauticians who are suspiciously cheap. Proper training, equipment, products etc all cost money. Of course, this doesn’t mean that you should be going on price tag alone, but when something seems too good to be true, you can usually get a pretty good idea that this is the case.


Look Out for Qualifications and Accreditations


It is a good idea to check out the type of qualifications and accreditations that your potential beautician has. Of course, this doesn’t mean that this should be the only thing that you focus on, but it can go a long way towards putting your mind at ease. But you need to ensure that you know the difference between the qualifications out there, and which ones are reputable and which aren’t.


Choose Someone Who Puts You at Ease

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Once you have gone through the points above, you need to start having some treatments. And when you are entrusting someone to do a good job on your appearance, you need to ensure that they put you at ease. This could be through the knowledge and professionalism that they have towards the job. It could be the fact that they are very personable and take the time to get to know you. Ultimately, it all comes back to what works best for you and what you are specifically looking for.

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Soniclear Elite Beauty Set #michaeltoddbeauty

Soniclear Elite Beauty Set



This is absolutely my favorite face scrubber. It is so elaborate and the design is so pretty! I use this daily for deep cleaning my face. Although this set includes body scrub too, you can use it for feet, body, and face with the different brushes available!!  It has 6 speeds and a cashmere brush head!! This design has everything you need to make you feel like you are at a spa without the cost!!

This would make a wonderful Christmas Gift for that special someone or hard to buy someone in your life!

I have a tendency to get acne during “that time of the month”, yes, even at my age. This has been amazing, it keeps my oily skin under control. For the first time in a long time, I am able to use foundation.

I love feeling beautiful! I tend to use a flat iron and love this one




  • Power Control Handle. Produces up to 300 sonic movements per second for 6x better cleansing than with hands alone.
  • Antimicrobial Daily Cleanse Brush. Gentle, effective daily cleanse brush. Brush bristles are sized and uniquely rounded at the tip for gentle, effective daily cleansing. Antimicrobial for stain and odor causing bacteria protection.
  • Antimicrobial Body Brush Exfoliating body scrubber for smoother feeling skin skin. Antimicrobial for stain and odor causing bacteria protection.
  • Multiple Speeds with C-Boost™ Technology. 6 sonic speeds for a customizable cleansing experience for your specific skin type and skin concerns. C-Boost provides a pulsating massage designed to rev-up your skincare regimen.
  • Cleansing Timer. Built in automatic timer beeps to remind you to move to next cleansing area.
  • Cordless and Rechargeable. Provides up to an hour of continuous use on a single charge.
  • Waterproof. Fully waterproof for use in the shower and bath.
  • Comfort Grip. Soft, non-slip grips are provided for increased comfort and to prevent slipping, an extra plus when using in the shower.
  • Charging Stand. Upright cradle for storage and charging.
  • Antimicrobial Product Protection. Safe, effective and long lasting LIFE Antimicrobial Product Protection is built into the brush head to protect against stain and odor causing bacteria so brushes stay cleaner, fresher for longer. Won’t wash out or wear off for the life of the brush.
  • Warranty. The Soniclear Elite has an industry leading 5 year limited warranty against defects.
  • Deluxe Accessory Group. With the Deluxe version of the Elite, you also get our antimicrobial PEDI treatment head for smoothing foot care, Extension Handle, convenient Shower Organizer and hard shell Travel Case.Antimicrobial
    protected brush is a
    REAL cleansing
    innovation!The inventors of Soniclear recognized that skin cells and moisture remaining on the brush heads between uses can create conditions for bacteria to grow. So all Soniclear brush bristles, the base to which the bristles are attached and the protective cap are treated during the manufacturing process with proprietary LIFE® antimicrobial product protection – a soniclear exclusive – to help guard against the growth of stain and odor causing bacteria. Traditional skin cleansing systems do not provide this protection.The antimicrobial protection in Soniclear is registered with the US Environmental Protection Agency to guard against stain and odor causing bacteria on the Brush Heads of your Soniclear. In laboratory tests, surfaces treated with the antimicrobial in Soniclear showed 99.9% inhibition of stain and odor causing bacteria after 24 hours compared with an untreated control. Safe, effective and long lasting, the antimicrobial product protection in Soniclear Brush Heads will not wash out or wear off for the normal life of the brush so the brushes stay cleaner, fresher for longer.Antimicrobial product protection is not a substitute for good hygienic practices nor is it intended to protect the user from disease causing microorganisms. We recommend that you clean the Brush Heads with warm soapy water before and after each use and not share Brush Heads for sanitary reasons.

Soniclear Elite Beauty Set

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