The epidermis is in a constant state of cell turnover. Each month, the epidermis layer of our skin undergoes a “Keratinization Process”. This is a 28-day upward migration of epithelial cells in which the cell reproduces, fills up with keratin (the protein within our skin), dies, and desquamates (the shedding or sloughing off of dead skin cells).
As we age, this cycle time of 28 days slows down significantly. Thus, our youthful appearance to the skin diminishes. This is the reason why estheticians recommend a facial per month…to ensure optimum skin healthcare.