The best way to get clearer, smoother skin is to exfoliate. Even though your skin naturally sheds dead skin cells every month, regular exfoliating can help speed up the process, especially if your face is dry, flaky, or clogged. And not only does it help prevent clogged pores—it even increases collagen production. But you have to make sure to avoid serious abrasives to maintain the strength and integrity of your outer dermis. Here are our favorite safest picks.