The best way to get soft, supple skin is to exfoliate. But there are so many exfoliators out there, how is one to know what the best exfoliator is to use? Below find a list of the best exfoliators by skin type.
Alba Botanica Sea Enzyme Facial Scrub
The Alba Botanica Sea Enzyme Facial Scrub retails for around $5.84. It is a gentle exfoliator that is safe for sensitive skin. Use it weekly and you will have skin that is beautifully smooth and clean.
Juice Beauty Green Apple Peel
The Juice Beauty Green Apple Peel retails for around $36 and is an exfoliating mask. It is natural, organic, and gentle on your skin. Use it once or twice a week for rejuvenated skin.
Clean & Clear Morning Burst Facial Scrub
The Clean & Clear Morning Burst Facial Scrub retails for around $5.99. With Vitamin C & Ginseng, this exfoliator will wake you up while it gently exfoliates your skin. It won’t clog your pores and is hypoallergenic.
Acne Prone Skin
St. Ives Apricot Scrub
On of the most classic exfoliators out there, the St. Ives Apricot Scrub retails from $4.29. St. Ives Apricot Scrub contains natural ingredients, such as walnuts, corn, willow, sunflower, and apricot. It will clean out pores, control blackheads, and soften skin.
Olay Smooth Skin Cream Scrub
The Smooth Skin Cream Scrub by Oily of Olay retails from $18.50 for a pack of three. The Cream Scrub is very gentle and can even be used on sensitive skin.
St. Ives Blemish & Blackhead Control Apricot Scrub
A twist on the traditional St. Ive Apricot Scrub, this scrub contains Salicylic Acid for extra blemish and blackout fighting power. It retails for around $4.29.
Neutrogena Oil-Free Acne Wash Scrub
The Neutrogena Oil-Free Acne Wash Scrub retails from $7.99. It has a refreshing grapefruit and helps to wake you up in the morning. The gentle scrubbing beads exfoliate your skin without being too harsh. It offers a deep clean that doesn’t over dry you skin or leave it feeling greasy. It can even be used on sensitive skin. After a few days you will notice a reduction of blackheads on your skin. The salicylic acid will attack any pimples you have and fight future ones.
Bath & Body Work’s Sleep Lavender Vanilla Aromatherapy Sugar Scrub
Bath & Body Work’s Sleep Lavender Vanilla Aromatherapy Sugar Scrub retails from $18. The scrub is a mix of sugar granules and therapeutic oils that removes flakes while moisturizing. The Sleep Scrub will help to relax tired muscles. This product will exfoliate and moisturize flaky, dry skin.
If you are not looking for exfoliators based on skin type but rather want that “just left the spa feeling,” organic exfoliators or to make your own at home, check out the exfoliators recommended below.
For That Just Left The Spa Feeling
Clinique’s Sparkle Skin Exfoliating Cream
Clinique’s Sparkle Skin Exfoliating Cream retails for around $35. It gives great spa-like results without a trip to the spa. Regular use will smooth your body all over. Your skin will feel cool to the touch and any roughness will be but a memory.
ModelCo Exfoliate Body Wipes
ModelCo Exfoliate Body Wipes come in a 35 pack and are priced around $24. They can be used without water and daily. They are infused with a grapefruit scented cleanser that smells amazing. They will leave your skin moist but not greasy after use.
Philosophy The Microdelivery Exfoliating Wash
The microdelivery exfoliating wash is a rejuvenating body wash that retails for around $60. It is a mild daily scrub designed to effectively cleanse your skin while resurfacing it. Topical antioxidants will condition and moisturize your skin, leaving you feeling refreshed and rejuvenated like you just left the spa.
Burt’s Bees Peach and Willowbark Deep Pore Scrub
The Burt’s Bees Peach & Willowbark Deep Pore Scrub retails from around $5.69. The ground peach stone provides a gentle and deep clean with texture. Willowbark is a natural source of salicylic acid, which helps fight blemishes and keep skin clear. The extracts of ginger and seaweed nourish skin to help keep it looking young and healthy.
Organic Bath Company’s Pomegranate-Fig Exfoliating Scrub
Organic Bath Company’s Pomegranate-Fig Exfoliating Scrub retails from around $7.99. It is made with finely crushed seeds, pineapple enzymes, aloe vera gel, jojoba oil and pomegranate extract. It is gentle enough to be used on sensitive skin. The scrub also comes in a lavender-vanilla scent that leaves you feeling like you just came from a luxurious spa
Burt’s Bees Citrus Facial Scrub
Burt’s Bees Citrus Facial Scrub retails for around $7.99. It contains ground almonds, oats and pecans which are blended with rose petals. This luxurious scrub provides gentle exfoliation so that it is mild enough for daily use on all skin types. Orange and grapefruit oils help naturally remove traces of dirt and makeup and sweet almond oil and glycerin moisturize your skin.
Sugar & Honey
Wet your skin with warm water. Combine about 1 tablespoon of granulated sugar with 2 tablespoons of honey in the palm of your hand and apply to your face. Scrub until skin is slightly flushed and then rinse.
Combine oatmeal and honey to make a scrub. Scrub on your face and then rinse. The coarse oatmeal will exfoliate your face and the honey had healing properties.
Ground Coffee & Olive Oil
Combine ground coffee and olive oil. Scrub on your face and then rinse.