The good news is that your body naturally gets rid of dead skin cells every four weeks. But the less-than-good news is that it sometimes needs a helping hand. When dead cells linger, they can make your skin appear dull and dry. Even worse, they can build up in your pores, which leads to blackheads and acne breakouts.
To eliminate the gunk, you’ll want to master the fine (or more like medium-grade) art of exfoliation.