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All Your Beauty Timing Questions Answered

Maybe this sounds familiar: You fall in love with a sweet new face scrub and love it so much that you use it, oh, every day. Morning and night. Until your skin breaks out in protest. Or perhaps you’re in the once-a-year pedicure camp, and have to spend hours pumicing your callouses before even thinking about polish. Well, the laissez-faire approach stops now. It's not just which products you choose—but how often you deploy them. Here’s a quick rundown of how frequently you should be doing various at-home treatments.

The Treatment: Pedicure

Recommended frequency: 1 x per month
How it works: Professionals recommend getting a full pedicure at least once a month. In between visits, maintain soft skin and healthy cuticles with a hydrating foot mask and a gritty scrub to buff away rough, callused patches.
Your best bet: VOESH New York Aroma Spa Pedicure Set

The Treatment: Hair Mask

Recommended frequency: 2 x per month
How it works: Whether you’re growing out your hair or just looking to maintain healthy strands, work a deep-conditioning treatment into your regular rotation. It’s a must for preventing split ends and restoring softness and shine.
Your best bet: Kérastase Masque Cristal

The Treatment: Face Peel

Recommended frequency: 1 x per week
How it works: Whereas a face mask is typically geared toward rehydrating and detoxifying skin peels are best for—you guessed it—getting rid of dead skin. They’re perfectly safe to use weekly as long as you pick a gentle formula that won’t leave your complexion raw or irritated. And always check the product instructions to ensure you’re not overusing it!
Your best bet: Real Chemistry Luminous 3-Minute Peel

The Treatment: Exfoliation

Recommended frequency: 1-2 x per week
How it works: Used weekly, a gritty face scrub will promote healthy cell turnover and clear away built-up grime that your daily cleanser just can’t tackle on its own. Keep in mind that a face peel also involves exfoliation, so don’t double-up on your treatments. Try alternating between a scrub and a peel.
Your best bet: dr. brandt® microdermabrasion skin exfoliant

The Treatment: Face Mask

Recommended frequency: 2 x per week
How it works: If you have sensitive or acne-prone skin, a mask is great for purging your pores without any of the abrasiveness of a conventional scrub. Look for masks with alpha or beta hydroxy acids such as glycolic, lactic, or salicylic acid for extra exfoliating power. While you can combine a moisturizing or antiaging formula with a peel, you don’t want to combine a peel with an acid-based mask.
Your best bet: Clarisonic Deep Pore Detoxifying Clay Mask

The Treatment: Night Oil

Recommended frequency: 1 x per day
How it works: Your regular moisturizer is fine for day, but at night you want to switch to something more impactful. We suggest an antioxidant-infused night oil, which will work to repair and prevent skin damage while you sleep. If you want even more hydration, layer it under your go-to moisturizer.
Your best bet: Caudalie Polyphenol C15 Overnight Detox Oil

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