How to Exfoliate Skin Quiz
by Staff
Exfoliation should be a big part of your skin care routine. Learn how to properly exfoliate your skin with this quiz.

Exfoliating removes dead cells from:

  • The top three layers of skin
  • The pores
  • The uppermost layer of skin

What are the two types of exfoliants?

  • Physical and chemical
  • Laser and liquid nitrogen
  • Surgical and cosmetic

Loofahs are great exfoliating tools for the face.

  • True
  • False

Two examples of chemical exfoliants are:

  • Hydrogen peroxide and iodine
  • Soap and citric acid
  • Alpha-hydroxy and salicylic acid

Soap can't remove all the skin's dead cells on its own.

  • True
  • False

Chemical exfoliants can also cause:

  • Temporary blindness and fatigue.
  • Dryness and irritation
  • Extreme perkiness

Your skin sheds 50,000 to 100,000 dead cells per minute.

  • True
  • False

Dead cells left on your skin tend to be:

  • Prone to infection
  • Smelly
  • Duller and dryer than new cells underneath

You should always use hot water when exfoliating.

  • True
  • False

People with normal or dry skin need to exfoliate:

  • Once in the morning, once at night
  • Bi-weekly
  • Once or twice a week