Natural exfoliants for glowy skin from OzNaturals

Oz Naturals Ancient Orient Bamboo Dermafoliant and Glycolic Micro Peel

If you want glowing skin, you’ve got to exfoliate.  Clearing away dead skin cells not only makes for brighter skin, it also helps your skin care products work better and increases their efficacy.  I am always on the lookout for excellent exfoliants that aren’t too rough on my rather sensitive skin.  OzNaturals has two exfoliating products that are great on their own, but really make a dynamic duo – the Ancient Orient Bamboo Dermafoliant and the Glycolic Micro Peel.

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Oz Naturals Ancient Orient Bamboo Dermafoliant

Oz Naturals Ancient Orient Bamboo Dermafoliant

The Ancient Orient Bamboo Dermafoliant ($21.99) is a powder exfoliating scrub that becomes a scrubbing paste when water is added.  You rub this all over cleansed skin – face, neck, decolletage – and let it sit for a few minutes so the ingredients can sink in.  Then, rinse off.  The bamboo, panthenol, and lactic acid exfoliates skin, removing dead skin cells and any clogged dirt and oil.  Skin is left refreshed and ready for treatments.

Uneven skin tone is diminished
Skin texture is smoother, reflecting light and appearing younger
Makeup glides on more smoothly
Redness is reduced
Pores appear smaller
Acne and breakouts are reduced
Dry skin retains moisture better

What makes this different from other powder exfoliators is this one is an enzyme based exfoliator.  The enzymes give immediate results and help all the ingredients absorb more easily.

Lactic Acid – This alpha hydroxy acid gently exfoliates, while hydrating and brightening an uneven skin tone.

Vitamin B5 – Acts as a humectant to attract and hold moisture in the skin.

Green Tea Extract – Contains polyphenols which can prevent damage from UV light and other environmental hazards.

This is an extremely gentle exfoliator – the scrubbies are super effective but aren’t too rough on my skin at all.  I can’t believe how soft and smooth this leaves my skin!  I love a powder exfoliator because the shelf life is so long, and even though this is very gentle it is wonderfully effective.  You can use this every day.  I add a little bit into my cleanser and make it an exfoliating cleanser!

To really get glowing skin, I am loving what happens when I also use the OzNaturals Glycolic Micro Peel.

Oz Naturals Glycolic Micro Peel

Oz Naturals Glycolic Micro Peel

An excellent treatment for skin, the Glycolic 30% Medium Strength Micro Peel ($19.95) is a terrific way to follow an exfoliating treatment.  Glycolic acid reduces the look of fine lines and wrinkles, plus it reduces the size of your pores and evens out skin tone.  This is actually more exfoliation, since glycolic acid dissolves dead skin cells and promotes new skin.

The glycolic acid comes from sugar cane, and it’s the smallest alpha hydroxy molecule.  It exoliates the top layer of the skin as you leave it on for one to four minutes.  You can use this every 14 days for up to 8 treatments, and after that once every 30 days.  Also, don’t just use this on your face – try it on your neck, your hands, your legs, or anywhere you want super smooth and glowing skin.

This is definitely some serious skin care.  Here are the directions for use:  Cleanse & dry skin. DO NOT EXFOLIATE OR USE TONER. Create a neutralizer by mixing 1 cup water & 2 Tbsp. baking soda. Apply peel evenly to face avoiding eyes and lips. Allow to sit for 1-4 minutes depending on skin tolerance before applying neutralizing solution. Rinse skin with cool water and pat dry with soft cloth.

I found my skin tolerated this extremely well, although your mileage may vary and you may need to adjust your usage accordingly.  I did find that I needed to ease back on my retinol skin care products for a day or two after a treatment.  Also, be sure to use a sunscreen every day for 7 days after a glycolic treatment.

The Ancient Orient Bamboo Dermafoliant and the Glycolic Acid Peel have given me some seriously glowy skin!  You can find these two products and all kinds of other great stuff at OzNaturals online at  – Lisa


Glycolic Acid Peel Ingredients:  Aqua/Water/Eau, Glycolic Acid, Propanediol, Tocopherol, Xanthan Gum, Sodium Hydroxide, Phenylpro, Caprylyl Glycol.


  1. gloria patterson says

    I have never used a powder exfoliator this sounds like it can be used in a lot of ways. A great ideal to add to a cleanser, going to check this out

  2. Missy Schutz says

    I love us naturals! I’ve used all of their products and I’ve gotten great results.

  3. Christina Almond says

    I would love to try the micro peel! These products sound really great!