12 Gentle Fruit Enzyme Exfoliators That'll Leave Your Skin Soft and Glowing
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Exfoliation is an important part of your skin-care routine and it can be done in a variety of ways. Whether it's physically with scrubs and cleansing brushes or chemically with AHAs, BHAs, and PHAs, each type of exfoliation method can vary from gentle to potent. Strong exfoliators can sometimes be counterproductive, especially if you have sensitive skin or are prone to irritation.
The chemical exfoliator that leans more on the gentler side are fruit enzymes. Most of these enzymes work by breaking down the top-most layer of dry, dead skin cells and their bonds to reveal brighter and softer skin. Fruit enzymes are derived from a variety of fruits — most commonly, pineapple and papaya — and are formulated to be gentle yet effective on your skin.
We rounded up the best fruit enzyme masks and exfoliators on the market so that you can have radiant and smooth skin, without irritation.