“A friend recently recommended I get a facial at Aida Bicaj on the Upper East Side, where they use Biologique Recherche products. It really has changed my skin.” – Rickie de Sole, Fashion Market and Accessories Director
Biologique Recherche Lotion P50V, $61, aidabicaj.com.
“You can actually feel the dead skin coming off with this gentle exfoliating gel. I like following it with a swipe of the brand’s soothing Cleansing Spa Water Cloths for that fresh-from-the-spa feeling.” – Sue Williamson, Digital Editor
Koh Gen Do Soft Gommage Spa Gel, $45, violetgrey.com.
“A quick two-minute Clarisonic session makes my skin smoother than I ever remember it can be. It’s particularly clutch whenever little flakey patches appear in transitional months in the spring and fall.” – Katie Becker, Beauty Editor
Clarisonic Smart Profile, $265, clarisonic.com.
“The formula smells like honey and almonds, and is perfect for my super sensitive skin.” – Mia Adorante, Assistant to the Fashion and Style Director
Mario Badescu Almond & Honey Face Scrub, $15, nordstrom.com.
“The sloughing oats floating amid this creamy cleanser are so quiet, making it the gentlest exfoliator. It smells intoxicating and leaves my cheeks feeling seriously soft.” – Jane Larkworthy, Beauty Director
Naturopathica Oat Facial Polish, $52, naturopathica.com.
“The fact that it is formulated with crushed pearls piqued my interest, but I was hooked when I discovered how soft it made my skin.”– Tina Huynh, Assistant Jewelry Editor
Tatcha Rice Enzyme Powder, $65, tatcha.com.
“This cleansing exfoliator leaves my skin so moisturized and smooth—and it’s gentle enough to use every day.” – Sarah Leon, Senior Web Editor
Caudalie Deep Cleansing Exfoliator, $35, sephora.com.
“You get all the benefits of an exfoliator—tight pores and silky smooth skin—without the harsh side effects.” – Gillian Sagansky, Assistant to the Editor in Chief
La Prairie Cellular Mineral Face Exfoliator, $130, laprairie.com.
“Once a week, I apply this pineapple-enzyme infused mask before bed. It’s like beauty rest in a jar.” – Kat Herriman, Digital Editorial Assistant
Joanna Vargas exfoliating mask, $75, joannavargas.com.
“This makes my skin feel extra soft without being too rough.” – Esme Rene, Senior Photo Editor
Aveda Tourmaline Charged Exfoliating Cleanser, $29, aveda.com.
“The tiny grains in this powder—which you turn into a paste by mixing it with water—make it a gentle, but effective option for daily exfoliation. And it always leaves my skin feeling brighter and smoother.” – Vanessa Lawrence, Features Writer
Dermalogica Daily Microfoliant, $54, dermalogica.com.
“This exfoliator really goes deep—and should be used in moderation. I use it once a week and already my pores are tightening up and my skin looks better.” – Caroline Grosso, Fashion Market Editor
Dr. Brandt’s Microdermabrasion Skin Exfoliant, $78, sephora.com.