Enzymes and acids are both labeled “chemical” exfoliants. However, enzymes in general are considered gentler as they don’t penetrate as deeply into the layers of the stratum corneum, protecting the skin’s healthy barrier.
In facials Molly always uses safe and effective fruit enzyme products for the exfoliant. Common fruit enzymes in the exfoliants include papain, papaya, and pineapple.
Read more about enzyme exfoliation on the Bioelements website.