Does the Skin Spatula really work?

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Facial Scrubber and Skin Spatula - Explained

Skin Spatula Facial Scrubber

Facial skin scrubber or skin spatula is a tool that originated in Korea and is used for decades in professional cosmetic studios. Due to its effectiveness, many companies have invested heavily in research to create a product that is cost-efficient and available to everyone. But to most of us, we are not quite sure if it works. It could as well be just another marketing gimmick. Let's find out together.

The benefits of using this tool are plenty:

  1. Cleans clogged pores
  2. Removes excess oil
  3. Reduces the appearance of pores
  4. Extracts blackheads and whiteheads
  5. Exfoliates dry, flaky skin
  6. Improves skin radiance, texture, tone
  7. Infuses skin care deeply into skin

It sounds truly great and undoubtedly the tool will help improve your skin. Before we go in detail to the usage of it, let’s briefly explain how it works 

The spatula uses ultrasonic vibrations to exfoliate the skin and draw out impurities and excess oils. Then it slides over the skin and scoops up what it has extracted.

Using vibration to exfoliate the skin is often used by many devices and brands, it is just too tricky to achieve by hand.

Facial Scrubbing, how to start

Skin exfoliation with facial spatula

2 modes coming with this tool, with totally different effects:

Scrubbing to cleans out pores

The spatula uses ultrasonic vibrations to exfoliate the skin and draw out impurities and excess oils. Then it slides over the skin and scoops up what it has extracted.

Using vibration to exfoliate the skin is often used by many devices and brands, it is just too tricky to achieve by hand.

Help the skin absorb nutrients

You can also use ultrasonic waves to help oils, serums, and creams to be absorbed into the skin. Using the right serums and creams is almost a standard for everyone nowadays. After washing your face in the morning or before going to bed, nobody dares to skip it. So why not make the absorption more effective?

With the right vibration and sonic waves, your pores will open and accept nutrients that are in serums and creams. You will more effectively get your skin what it needs and save on those expensive serums. It is a win-win.

 Skin spatula risks

Side-effects and precautions when facial scrubbing:

Those tools have been used by professionals for quite a few years now. With recent development in technology, those tools are now available for everyone. Please be cautious, experts know exactly what they can do to not hurt the skin. Amateurs might feel the temptation to just press it harder to extract more oil and dirt. But this can cause serious damage to the skin.

Do not use any force in an attempt to completely clear the skin. You need to sweep gently over the surface of the skin, allowing you to glide and let the ultrasonic waves to work for you. Little to no pressure is fine.

  1. Need to wet your face
  2. Then go along your face and scrape dirt, oil, and dead skin particles off your skin.
    Clean the spatula with a tissue. You will see all the dirt and scrap it removes.
  3. Make sure you don’t apply too much pressure, as you don’t want to damage your skin

Use for applying oil, serums or creams on your skin:

  1. Put lotion or cosmetic product on your skin
  2. Use the spatula to put it in the skin.

In the end, does the facial scrubber work?:

It cleans the skin when using the scrapping mode. No need to use chemicals and you still get the dirt out of the pores.

Experts say you should use this tool 1-2 times a week. Overusing will be too stressful for your skin.

If you would like to see a video on how to use this tool, there are a few good videos on Youtube under the keywords “Skin Spatula” and "Facial Scrubber". We are working on producing an explanatory video ourselves. So stay tuned and learn with us.

We analyzed the first skin spatulas in the market. Put them apart and improved every single detail. Now it is time for you to try out the next generation!


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