If you’re skincare obsessed like me, you know the importance of a good body scrub or exfoliator. Whether it’s used in preparation for self-tanning, to help get rid of ingrown hairs and discoloration or simply to smoothen skin, body scrubs are truly a game-changer.
Finding the perfect product can be difficult. But look no further! Here are the seven best body scrubs for smooth, polished skin.
Ouai Scalp & Body Scrub
The Scalp & Body Scrub from Ouai is a cleansing, foaming scrub that not only exfoliates the scalp and body, but it balances and supports skin’s texture as well. Made with a probiotic blend, coconut oil and sugar, it’s also super nourishing and helps with circulation. Not to mention, its rich rose scent is to die for!
Promising review from Ulta: Sara says, “I use this product about once a week, and my skin feels so smooth after every use! It also makes my skin look like it’s glowing and helps bring out more color in my tattoos.”
Kopari Exfoliating Crush Scrub
Kopari’s Exfoliating Crush Scrub with Brown Sugar and Fine Coconut Shells buffs away dryness to produce smooth and hydrated skin. The exfoliating scrub even promotes new cell growth, providing deep moisture while increasing radiance. Plus, it’s vegan and cruelty-free!
Promising review from Ulta: Antonia says, “I love this scrub so much. It smells amazing and feels great. It’s not a strong exfoliator but it does buff the skin for a more polished look with major hydration.”
Fenty Skin Buff Ryder Body Scrub
Another skin-loving must-try is the Buff Ryder Exfoliating Body Scrub from Fenty Skin. Made with sugar, sea salt and avocado powder, the exfoliator rids of rough texture, leaving you with smoother, renewed skin. Not to mention, it’s full of antioxidants and vitamin C to polish and hydrate.
Promising review from Sephora: Taron says, “This is one of the best body scrubs out right now! I have sensitive skin, so I have to be careful of what I put on it. But with this scrub, my skin stays smooth and hydrated and also smells so good!”
Sand & Sky Smoothing Body Sand
The Smoothing Body Sand from Sand & Sky uses Australian pink clay to detox and scrub skin to reveal a smoother, brighter look. Formulated to eliminate roughness and other skin impurities, the exfoliator is everything. It even leaves behind biodegradable glitter to keep the glow going.
Promising review from Ulta: Michelle says, “I love the way this feels on my skin. It definitely exfoliates really well and leaves me feeling silky smooth and super soft. It smells great, feels great, and I would definitely recommend it.”
Nécessaire The Body Exfoliator
Nécessaire’s The Body Exfoliator uses bamboo charcoal, glycolic acid and salicylic acid to exfoliate, soften and renew skin’s texture. It’s great for all skin types and even comes in three different scent options to fit everyone’s needs. Not to mention, it’s vegan, cruelty-free and comes in recyclable packaging.
Promising review from Sephora: Gabby says, “I saw a huge difference in my dry skin as I started to use this. It really preps my body to absorb lotion and moisturizer after using. The amazing smell to this is just an added bonus.”
Herbivore Coconut Milk Body Scrub
Another exfoliator worth trying is the Coconut Milk Body Scrub from Herbivore. Using virgin coconut oil and coconut milk to hydrate and replenish, the sugar-infused scrub will leave skin softer and smoother than ever. Plus, it’s vegan, cruelty-free and gluten-free.
Promising review from Sephora: Sophia says, “The texture of the scrub is sooo soft, like a cloud or a pillow! It exfoliates my skin so nicely and leaves it super smooth without feeling excessively dry. I really love how fine the scrub is!”
Soap & Glory The Scrub Of Your Life
Last but not least, Soap & Glory’s The Scrub Of Your Life is the perfect buffer for smoothing skin. Great for bumpy arms, rough elbows and dry shins, the scrub truly never disappoints. It’s formulated with bergamot, mandarin, rose, jasmine and strawberry to leave your skin smelling and feeling its best.
Promising review from Ulta: Val says, “This is such a great scrub! I have honestly never felt so smooth. It also smells amazing! Although I got it to help take off a spray tan, I’m going to continue to use it as my main exfoliator on a weekly basis.”
Reviews have been edited for length and clarity.
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