Exfoliation is one of the most, if not the most, neglected steps in taking care of your skin. Exfoliation is a necessary step that should not be eliminated from your at-home routine. Exfoliation removes dead skin cells, therefore, improving both the texture and complexion of the skin. It also reduces the amount of blackheads residing within your skin. But the most important point to make in regards to exfoliation is that it allows for deeper product penetration. Serums and moisturizers are able to dive further down into the depths of our skin, which will deliver more active ingredients to the cells below.