22 Face And Body Scrubs You Should Shop For A Clearear Skin This Spring Summer Season

Face and Body scrubs are exfoliants that buff away dead skin cells allowing the skin to create new cells. There are different types of exfoliants there are physical exfoliants, chemical exfoliants, and mechanical exfoliants.

The physical exfoliants are the types that have debris in them, debris like rosehip seeds, poppy seeds, etc. It’s always advisable to opt for physical exfoliants with gentle and less coarse particles and should be used at least once a week.

Chemical exfoliants are acid exfoliators that are mostly derived from plants, animal sources, and some are synthetically produced. They seem to be gentler on the skin and most of the time more effective than physical exfoliators. They are called the AHAs(Alpha Hydroxy Acids)  and BHAs(Beta Hydroxy Acids). AHAs and BHAs come in types and molecular weights and sizes. Mandelic acid, glycolic acid are all part of different types of AHAs while salicylic acid and azelaic acid are part of different types of BHAs. They come in high and low molecular weights and sizes. The high molecular weight and size sit on top of the skin to treat skin conditions like redness, acne, etc, and gentle enough for sensitive skin, while the lower molecular size and weight penetrate deep into the skin cells encouraging the production of collagen, improves skin texture and tone. It’s always good for your body scrub to have both molecular weight, size, and both AHAs and BHAs. Chemical exfoliants also have concentrations that range from 2% to 30% so it’s always advised to start from 2% if you’re just starting up then build up to 30%, to help your skin adjust to the chemical.

Mechanical exfoliators are tools with gentle abrasion in form of silicone with vibrating movements to aid the buffing away of dead skin cells on the skin. It’s always advised to go for the ones gentle and safe on the skin and to be used only once or twice every two weeks.

To keep your skin looking fresh and smooth, it’s good to scrub your skin at least two to three times every week using a preferred body exfoliant mentioned above or combining all types of exfoliants. The physical exfoliants once a week, the chemical twice a week, and mechanical once every two weeks. Buffing away dead skin cells increases cell turnover which encourages youthful skin, clearer skin, and a well-toned complexion. Our skin does this itself to some extent naturally, but as we get older along with so many types of environmental damage/aggressors, the skin’s natural ability to shed these cells slows down. Exfoliating helps in preventing clogged pores and breakouts, evens out skin tone, improves texture, reduces signs of aging like fine lines, and allows your other skincare products to work even better since they will have less of a barrier to getting through.

Moreso, the new warm weather calls for a clearer tone complexion, and thanks to the vaccine rollouts that have made this possible for us.

So while out in your favorite cut-outs and mini skirts, here are the best body and face scrubs you should shop this season:

HUDA BEAUTY

WISHFUL Yo Glow Enzyme Scrub 100ml

£34.00 at Selfridges

Sol de Janeiro Bum Bum Body Scrub

SOL DE JANEIRO

Bum Bum Body Scrub( 220g )

£39.00 at Cult Beauty

The Ordinary AHA 30% + BHA 2% Peeling Solution

THE ORDINARY

AHA 30% + BHA 2% Peeling Solution( 30ml )

£6.30 at Cult Beauty

OUAI Scalp & Body Scrub No Reviews £32.00

OUAI

Scalp & Body Scrub

£32.00 at Harvey Nichols

Wishful Yo Detox Face & Body Enzyme Scrub 100ml %0 1 review £34.00

WISHFUL

Yo Detox Face & Body Enzyme Scrub 100ml

£34.00  at Feelunique

 

Herbivore Coco Rose Body Polish

HERBIVORE

Coco Rose Body Polish( 226g )

£33.00 at Cult Beauty

DERMA FLASH

ONE Lilac Exfoliation & Peach Fuzz Removal Device

 £139.00 at Nordstrom

KYLIE SKIN BY KYLIE JENNER

Walnut face scrub 85g

£24.00 at Selfridges

COMFORT ZONE 

Body Strategist Peel Scrub 240g

£33.00 at Lookfantastic

SUNDAY RILEY Charcoal Smoothie Jelly Body Scrub (200g) £32

SUNDAY RILEY

Charcoal Smoothie Jelly Body Scrub (200g)

£32.00 at Harrods

FOREO Luna 3 Plus for Normal Skin 1 Review £219.00

FOREO

Luna 3 Plus for Normal Skin

£219.00 at Harvey Nichols

KIEHL’S

Pineapple Papaya Facial Scrub 100ml

£25.50 at Feelunique

FIRST AID BEAUTY

KP Bump Eraser Body Scrub with 10% AHA 226ml

£26.00  at Lookfantastic

L’OREAL PARIS

Smooth Sugar Glow Grapeseed Face And Lip Scrub 50ml

£7.95 at Feelunique

NURSE JAMIE

Beauty Stamp Micro-Exfoliation Tool

£50.00 at Nordstrom

ACQUA DI PARMA Barbiere Pumice Face Scrub 75ml No Reviews £32.00

ACQUA DI PARMA

Barbiere Pumice Face Scrub 75ml

£32.00 at Harvey Nichols

TOM FORD Exfoliating energy scrub 100ml £40.00

TOM FORD

Exfoliating energy scrub 100ml

£40.00 at Selfridges

DERMALOGICA Thermafoliant Body Scrub (177ml) £40

DERMALOGICA

Thermafoliant Body Scrub (177ml)

£40.00 at Harrods

AHA/BHA Exfoliating Cleanser( 200ml )£38.00

MURAD

AHA/BHA Exfoliating Cleanser( 200ml )

£38.00 at Cult Beauty

PMD

Personal Microderm Classic – Grey

£116.00 at Lookfantastic

frank body Original Coffee Scrub

FRANK BODY

Original Coffee Scrub( 100g )

£6.95 at Cult Beauty

REN

AHA Smart Renewal body serum 200ml

£35.00 at Selfridges

 

By Lola Joseph
Images: Selfridges, Cult Beauty, Lookfantastic, Feelunique, Nordstrom, Harrods, Harvey Nichols
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