Why you should use a chemical exfoliant on your bikini line after hair removal
Achieving healthy, radiant skin requires a thoughtful and consistent skincare routine. This is true for your bikini line skincare routine, as well. Majority of people have used a chemical exfoliant in their face routine, but yet to try it for smoothening out their bikini line.
Alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs) and beta hydroxy acids (BHAs) are two excellent ingredients that can transform your complexion. When used correctly, these chemical exfoliants can help address a variety of skin concerns, from razor bumps and hyperpigmentation to ingrown hairs and clogged pores. In this blog, we'll guide you through the steps of incorporating a chemical exfoliant into your bikini line skincare routine.
Understanding Chemical Exfoliants
Before diving into the routine, let's understand what AHAs and BHAs are and how they benefit your skin:
AHAs (Alpha Hydroxy Acids)
AHAs, such as glycolic acid and lactic acid, are water-soluble exfoliants that work on the skin's surface. They help remove dead skin cells, improve texture, and brighten the complexion.BHAs (Beta Hydroxy Acids)
BHAs, primarily salicylic acid, are oil-soluble and penetrate deeper into the pores. They are effective at treating acne, blackheads, and other forms of congestion.
About Roller Rescue Our New Chemical Exfoliant
Roller Rescue is a lightweight serum that gently smooths rough texture, helps visibly clear pores, and relieves redness after hair removal. Paired with an easy-to-use stainless steel rollerball applicator for a soothing and cooling effect.
This serum is formulated with a blend of natural botanical extracts, skin-soothing ingredients like Aloe Leaf Juice and Witch Hazel, and a delicate balance of AHA and BHA compounds.
Consumer Study Results
- 97% experienced fewer ingrown hairs and bumps after using. *
- 90% saw improvement in ingrown hairs and bumps with product use.*
- 93% agreed the product minimizes redness caused by hair removal. *
- 96% experienced instant cooling upon applying this product. *
- 100% agreed their bikini line had visibly smoother texture. *
Adding Chemical Exfoliants To Your Bikini Line Routine
Week 1 & 2
Twice a Week (Monday and Wednesday or Tuesday and Thursday, with no back-to-back days)
- Begin by cleansing your bikini area with Intimate Refreshing Wipes.
- In the morning or evening, gently apply the Roller Rescue to the desired areas. 3. Allow the product to dry for a few minutes.
- Follow up by applying the ingrown hair oil.
- For the remainder of the week, continue with your regular skincare routine without using the acid.
*If you choose to use the acid in the morning, remember to apply sunscreen before exposing your skin to the sun.
Week 3 & 4
Every Other Day (Monday-Wednesday-Thursday or Tuesday-Thursday-Friday)
As you progress in your skincare journey, it's time to adjust the application frequency to maximize the benefits of the product.
- Repeat the same steps as in Weeks 1-2, gradually increasing the frequency to every other day. 2. Continue with your regular skincare routine on alternate days, without using the acid.
*If you find that three times per week is too much for your skin, please continue applying it twice a week. Week 5 & 6: Daily Usage
As you enter Weeks 5 and 6 of your skincare routine, we recommend adjusting the application frequency and providing your skin with consistent care. If you haven’t experienced any adverse reactions, your skin should have adapted to the acid by this point, allowing you to use it daily.
- Begin by cleansing your bikini area with Intimate Refreshing Wipes as usual. 2. Apply the Roller Rescue to the external skin in the morning or evening.
- Allow the product to dry for a few minutes.
- Follow up by applying the ingrown hair oil.
General Tips Adding A Chemical Exfoliant
- Always follow the instructions provided with the AHA or BHA product you’re using.
- Begin with a low concentration of AHA or BHA and gradually increase if necessary.
- For those with sensitive skin, it may be best to stick with twice-a-week usage during Weeks 1-4, and then increase to three times a week for Weeks 4 and 5.
- Apply sunscreen with at least SPF 30 during the day to protect your skin from increased sensitivity to the sun.
- If you experience severe irritation, redness, or discomfort, discontinue use and consult a dermatologist.
- Remember, each person’s skin is unique, so it’s important to listen to your skin’s response and adjust the frequency of acid usage accordingly.
If you have any further questions or need additional guidance, please don't hesitate to reach out. We're here to support you on your skincare journey!
Why use a chemical exfoliant instead of an alcohol based razor burn product?
It's quite common for people to consider alcohol based products for razor burn and ingrown hairs. These alcohol based products can be very harsh on your skin and ultimately degrade the skins barrier. Using a chemical exfoliant can help improve the health of your skin, and minimize the size of your pores. The deep exfoliation works on the skin in a longer term approach vs. the immediate burning sensation of alcohol.
Incorporating chemical exfoliants into your skincare routine can be a game-changer for your skin and bikini line. These chemical exfoliants offer a range of benefits, from improving texture to tackling razor bumps and hyperpigmentation. By following these steps and being patient, you can achieve a healthier, more radiant complexion while ensuring your skin remains balanced and well-cared for long. Remember that it's always a good idea to consult with a dermatologist or skincare professional for personalized advice tailored to your skin's unique needs.