I am more than slightly obsessed with exfoliating. I think it started when I was in esthetics school and we started discussing the fact that product can't penetrate skin if dead skin cells are blocking your pores. Ever since then I have been on a very serious mission to make sure that my poor pores are unblocked and able to receive the numerous products that I inflict upon them.
I was very excited when Come Clean Cosmetics offered to send me their exfoliating mitt since I was down to only about five different exfoliation products in my shower (the horror). At first glance this product doesn't look "scrubby" enough to really be effective, but oh, it is...
This sleek little grey mitt has been used for centuries in traditional European and Turkish baths to exfoliate the body, leaving it smooth and free of dead skin. I found that it works best used with only water prior to shaving. The instructions state that soaps and oils tend to create a film on the body that makes the mitt less able to do its job. After I rub myself down with the mitt I lather up with shower gel and shave as usual. It's really kind of amaze how much dead skin this is able to take off without being to harsh, and it leaves my skin incredibly soft. I'm concerned for its safety because I have seen my husband eying it, so I may have to purchase another.
You can buy the Come Clean Exfoliating Mitt here for $29.99.