Skin purging. Heard of it? Even if you haven’t, chances are you’ve experienced it sometime in your life. So what is it exactly? Skin purging is your skin’s reaction to a new product or process that speeds up your skin’s turnover rate. This reaction can lead to a breakout of pimples or dry, flaky skin. Skin purging can also occur if you have a compromised skin barrier. If you want to reduce the risk of this happening, wear sunscreen and keep your skin hydrated and moisturized. Next up, we will tell you how to treat skin purging when it occurs. Stay tuned.