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Handwoven on shuttle looms from hand raised, hand reeled silk, this sensuously premium facial kese will quite literally change the life of your skin.

Turkish Exfoliating Facial Mitt (silk)

SKU: TM012
  • Exfoliating Mitts (kese) are a tradition dating back to 14th century Turkish communal bath houses to help refresh the body by effectively removing dry skin and stimulating renewal.

    This is a pre-cleansing ritual, never use soap or oils with your kese.  

    Relax in a hot steamy environment for 5 to 10 minutes (bath, shower, sauna or steam bath if you are lucky).  This will soften dead skin cells, making them easier to remove.

    Wet the kese mitt with hot water  and with your hand inside, begin rubbing one section of the face at a time with slow strokes up and down (not in circles).  Do not be fooled by the softness of the silk...hand reeled silk fibers have the strength of steel.   Do not overwork an area (no more than 4-5 strokes) and adjust stroke pressure to your comfort.  Move from t-zone to cheeks to neck and decolletage.

    Follow exfoliation with a gentle cleansing featuring our  Bastille Conditioning FACIAL BAR  and finish your ritual with a nourishing dose of the Rosehip FACIAL SERUM.  

    This is a weekly ritual as needed based on the seasonal dryness of your skin.  Take your time... after a few weeks your skin will feel amazing.  No matter how tempting, do not overwork your delicate facial skin with aggressive pressure or strokes, this is a subtle tool and your skin deserves the time and care required.  

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