It can also be good to have an exfoliant on hand. Everyone's surely heard those startling statistics about how dead skin cells constantly pour off our bodies in vast numbers. Only sometimes after they die, they stick around for a while and a little encouragement is needed to send them on their way.
This is where exfoliants and facial scrubs come in. They whisk away dead skin and polish up what remains, leaving it shiny and fresh. Only keep in mind, you don't want an exfoliator that's too rough or it can scrape your skin and leave it damaged. Get something that's gentle and not overly coarse, especially if you tend to break out a lot, because harsh exfoliation can aggravate acne.