These are aluminum oxide crystals used in professional microdermabrasion machines & tools that would be used at a derm’s office or spa treatments.
It’s ALUMINUM OXIDE not aluminum. Aluminum oxide is described as Aluminum oxide or aluminum oxide is a chemical compound of aluminium and oxygen with the chemical formula Al₂O₃. It is the most commonly occurring of several aluminium oxides, and specifically identified as aluminium(III) oxide. (wickapedia)
Because of its abrasive texture, many use these crystals to exfoliate and resurface the skin-particularly with Microdermabrasion. Aluminum Oxide does not penetrate the skin. Both the FDA and BDIH regard it as safe to use for cosmetic purposes.
Suggested uses: as an addition to your favorite cleanser or in clay mask.
They are very easy to use simply add a small amount to the palm of your hand (along with a cleanser; suggested to be added to one of my cream cleansers)
Gently scrubs skin, use a upwards circular motion. Remove by splashing face with water or remove with a cloth.
What is Microdermabrasion & why is it imperative to incorporate in your skincare routine ? ?
Personally as a former esthetician, microdermabrasion was always incorporated especially if makeup was being applied. When you exfoliate with crystals you gently and very effectively remove all the dead skin from the outer most layers of the dermis. This removal reveals brighter younger looking skin. Exfoliating crystals get deep into the pores, removing all sorts of dirt, oils & oxidized Dead skin aka - blackheads!
This is fabulous for ALL skin types. Even though it’s abrasive, it’s gentle and YOU control the pressure. At home facials & microdermabrasion allows you to control how hard or soft you “scrub”.
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these are not considered organic but it is a natural process, created with naturally sourced minerals