Do dermatologists recommend silicone face brushes?
“The FOREO Luna is a favorite facial brush and one I recommend to my patients. It has soft silicone nubs for bristles which are non-abrasive, antimicrobial, and antibacterial. They gently exfoliate skin and remove dirt, oil, and all makeup or environmental sludge.
Do facial cleansing brushes make a difference?
The main thing to remember is that the brush is 10 times more effective at cleansing, compared to just washing your face with your hands. It’s also said to be gentle enough for all skin types to use as often as twice a day.
Are facial brushes bad?
“Too much of anything is never a good thing,” according to skincare line creator Dr. Dennis Gross. “Overuse [of face cleansing brushes] can lead to broken capillaries, excessive dryness, irritation, redness, and sensitivity. If these warning signs occur, it is important to stop or alter your usage immediately.”
Why are face brushes bad?
Although there are many gentle options, overuse of brushes disrupts skins pH, which depletes the protective acid mantle and can cause increased oil production. Red, irritated skin is common when using sonic brushes because stiff bristles damage delicate capillaries and cause microabrasions.