Talk

Advanced search

AIBU to think St Ives is the best facial scrub (thanks MN for recommending)

(36 Posts)
EvalionAngel Fri 26-Aug-16 16:55:51

It's just an amazing product, I usually miss some of the lesser known products like St Ives and go for Clinique, Loreal etc. Some products from them are good and I still use boy St Ives has been a miracle product it's made my skin so clear and I usually get so much oil and blemishes.

TheSpottedZebra Fri 26-Aug-16 16:57:06

Is it a mocrobeady one?

TheSpottedZebra Fri 26-Aug-16 16:57:20

Microbead

SpecialAgentSpartacusRoars Fri 26-Aug-16 16:58:49

I love the apricot one, totally buying it next time I'm at the shops! haven't used it since I was a teen.

IMO, quite a lot of the cheaper stuff is better.

But all mascaras must bow to Asian mascaras. It is known.

JontyDoggle37 Fri 26-Aug-16 17:02:51

Zebra - no its not microbeady it's made from ground up apricot kernels to get the abrasive texture. It's lovely stuff!

SheStoodInTheStorm Fri 26-Aug-16 17:06:40

It's really bad for your skin!!! Tiny bits of sharp, abrasive kernel rubbed into your skin shock

Robinkitty Fri 26-Aug-16 17:08:47

I love the apricot scrub, I've tried many different scrubs and always go back to this. I've been using it for 15 years now roughly!

echelon Fri 26-Aug-16 17:10:53

I've used it for years, I absolutely adore it. The rough, ground up apricot kernel one is the best. I use it about once a week and my skin always feels soft and glowing.

TheWitTank Fri 26-Aug-16 17:11:27

No, its absolutely awful! Really harsh, literally rips into your skin. Has caused acne breakouts in lots of people. Horrible stuff.

Fairylea Fri 26-Aug-16 17:11:46

I love this. It's the only scrub worth buying imo.

MiddleClassProblem Fri 26-Aug-16 17:13:47

I love the apricot one but I only use it once in every few months because I forget and only do it when I really need it confused

WatchingFromTheWings Fri 26-Aug-16 17:16:35

Been using it for years, love it!

TheWitTank Fri 26-Aug-16 17:16:46

www.etherealauraspa.com/blog/apricot-scrub

Why it is so bad ^

VladmirsPoutine Fri 26-Aug-16 17:19:29

What is the purpose of scrubs? Don't think I've ever used one but then again my routine is basically wash and go.

MiddleClassProblem Fri 26-Aug-16 17:39:49

I use it to sto I growing hairs after shaving as I'm a bit prone

Sparklesilverglitter Fri 26-Aug-16 17:45:31

I've used it for years, it really is the best

EvalionAngel Fri 26-Aug-16 17:46:24

I agree exfoliating is harsh but sometimes necessary.

Pinkheart5915 Fri 26-Aug-16 17:49:33

Another fan here

I've used it a couple of times a week for years and it makes my skin feel lovely

ParisienneRose Fri 26-Aug-16 18:55:42

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

ParisienneRose Fri 26-Aug-16 18:56:31

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

raviolidreaming Fri 26-Aug-16 19:24:32

St Ives test on animals sad

NeedATrim Fri 26-Aug-16 19:29:30

DH uses st ives. I rarely use it now I have the Olay regenerist brush thing. So good.

Musicalmistress Fri 26-Aug-16 20:20:31

YANBU but I find it ridiculously hard to get hold of here (central Scotland so not, you know, the back of beyond!)

WhenSheWasBadSheWasHorrid Fri 26-Aug-16 20:24:16

I really like St Ives. Have a friend whose skin can't cope with exfoliation at all but mine really seems to benefit

PinkSparklyPussyCat Fri 26-Aug-16 21:11:04

My favourite is the Liz Earle scrub, smells lovely, isn't as harsh as St Ives and doesn't contain microbeads.

Join the discussion

Join the discussion

Registering is free, easy, and means you can join in the discussion, get discounts, win prizes and lots more.

Register now