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Face scrub

(15 Posts)
quesadillas Fri 31-Oct-14 09:01:06


I'm in need of a new face scrub. I need quite a harsh almost sandpapery one. Just bought an Olay one, but it's too smooth and creamy. So, any recommendations for a very scrubby face wash to get rid of my flaky bits? No particular budget in mind.


LackingCommonSense Fri 31-Oct-14 09:42:33

St Ives Apricot Scrub. It's like sand! Really good for exfoliating.

avagosling Fri 31-Oct-14 10:46:38

Why would you need a sandpapery face scrub?? Sounds harsh

quesadillas Fri 31-Oct-14 11:21:15

Anything too smooth leaves my face looking dull. The harsh ones make it look better.

I'll have a look for the St Ives one.

avagosling Fri 31-Oct-14 11:37:15

Have you tried the oil cleansing method?

Casmama Fri 31-Oct-14 12:41:05

This is amazing for brightening up your complexion and not harsh if used as recommended.

BiancaDelRio Fri 31-Oct-14 12:46:30

YY to the St Ives one.

It is pretty harsh so I only use it once a week but my god does it make your face look and feel brand new!

Don't buy the Body Shop Vit E one or their Vit C Microdermabrasion scrub. Both pants.

nothingwittyhere Fri 31-Oct-14 12:52:41

Body Shop Vitamin C one is pretty scrubby. Soap and Glory Scrub your Nose in It is good, has a deceptively smooth texture due to the pumice being ground fine, but is really effective. Don't like to preach, but avoid scrubs with Polyethylene "microbeads" in the ingredients, it gets into the water system and is bad for animals.

70isaLimitNotaTarget Fri 31-Oct-14 12:54:09

Eeeeek Casmama Peter Andre has that on his desert island beauty list shock

I love Philosophy Microdelivery Exfoliating Face wash.

DH likes St Ives but I find it waaay too abrasive for my face

Casmama Fri 31-Oct-14 15:56:42

Oh FFS, that's almost enough to out me off grin. It is good though and I first heard about it on here not from PA.

CheersMedea Fri 31-Oct-14 16:02:26

Ditch the scrub and get an olay regenerist skin buffer. It's great. Others reviewed here:

Iheartautumn Fri 31-Oct-14 16:03:30

Superdrug Vitamin E is good! The St Ives one wasn't that good imo

Thurlow Fri 31-Oct-14 16:08:01

Another vote for St Ives. It is like sandpaper. I love it.

tess73 Fri 31-Oct-14 16:12:50

get alpha-H liquid gold. liquid acid. dissolves the dead skin.

quesadillas Fri 31-Oct-14 16:28:20

Thanks for the suggestions, I shall have a proper peruse.

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