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Acid Exfoliator

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YesAnastasia Sun 05-Jun-16 22:23:55

Anyone tried one? I don't like 'scrubs' because they don't really work and they make my skin (and hands) a bit sore.

I heard about these new exfoliators with various acids in them but I don't even know what to 'search' for because 'Acid Exfoliator' brings nothing up on the sites I buy from...?

TheFuckersBitingMe Sun 05-Jun-16 22:30:04

I use Pixi tonic that was about £18 from M&S. I use it morning and night in place of an exfoliator and it's brilliant. A bottle lasts about 6/7 months so it's pretty decent value.

I've heard really good things about Bravura, too, so will try them when my Pixi runs low.

YesAnastasia Sun 05-Jun-16 22:31:34

Do you use them on the body or the face? That's what I need, actual names of products smile

voodoolooloo Sun 05-Jun-16 22:31:39

I'm using a nip and fab one, was about £9 on offer from superdrug. It's brill so far and has evened out my red patches well.

voodoolooloo Sun 05-Jun-16 22:32:55

Face smile
Superdrug also do their own version, be radiant or something, usually on BOGOF, so at least you've not wasted a lot if you don't get on with it.

TheFuckersBitingMe Sun 05-Jun-16 22:35:43

I only use the Pixi on my face, and instead of body scrub if I'm feeling a bit in need of exfoliator I use Soap and Glory gloves in the shower; they're pink gloves you exfoliate with, about £5 from Boots, and they leave your skin lovely and smooth.

My skin has never been better since I gave up the exfoliating scrubs.

YesAnastasia Sun 05-Jun-16 22:36:47

I would like to try a face one at some point but I'm thinking more of a body product for the back of my legs and arms etc.

Do you just apply & go or wash off? What do you do with it?

ChicRock Sun 05-Jun-16 22:38:14

Bravura Calendula toner has transformed my skin.

Pixi glow tonic is ok as a starter as its not as strong.

Avon do some acid pads which are also really good but you only need to use them a couple of times a week as you can really feel your skin tingling when you use them.

ChicRock Sun 05-Jun-16 22:39:32

If you want body pads try Waxperts wonder pads.

WhatEverZen Sun 05-Jun-16 22:41:09

I use liquid gold from alpha h, once - twice a week on my face. It is expensive but my current bottle has lasted me for over a year so worth it in my view

Hobbes8 Sun 05-Jun-16 22:58:58

I think acid exfoliators are more for your face. If you want something for your body, lush do a nice scrubby soap bar thing that moisturises and exfoliates. It's called 'Buffy' and it's really good for those bumpy bits at the top of your arms.

CleopatraCominAtcha Sun 05-Jun-16 23:06:08

For your body, Clarins body serum is lovely and really works as an exfoliator. Smaller bottles are sometimes in the gift with purchase deals. Palmers also do a lotion with ahas which is cheaper but has a powerful smell.

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