- Best Body Scrubs
The Best Exfoliating Body Scrubs Our Editors Swear By
Finding the perfect body scrub is vital when you’re looking to buff away those pesky fake tan remnants or avoid the development of ingrown hairs. More often than not, we’ve fallen victim to a patchy tan due to dry skin that should have been buffed off prior to the application process.
But never fear, we’re here to save your skin (and your soon-to-be flawless bronzed bod) with our fool-proof guide to the best body scrubs on the market, as tried and tested by our in-house beauty team! Get ready to discover some of the best-smelling body scrubs that will have you feeling silky smooth and oh-so fine.
Nuxe Reve De Miel Deliciously Nourishing Body Scrub$24.24 $26.94 (11% off)
This 2-in-1 shower scrub fuses nourishing ingredients such as honey and shea butter together with a blend of vitamins, amino acids, mineral salts and antioxidizing flavonoids to deliver a spa-like scrubbing experience. Finely ground rice grains and melting white sugar crystals are used to gently scrub the skin to reveal a silky-soft layer, whilst floral mimosa and vanilla tones scent the skin.
Drunk Elephant Sugared Koffie Almond Milk Scrub$28.00
Made using a blend of coffee and almond extracts, this deeply nourishing scrub promotes and encourages a brighter appearance, sloughing away any dead skin cells that may be dulling your shine. It’s the ultimate Sunday self-care pick-me-up! The best part? It’s cruelty-free and made without sulphates, silicones and other damaging ingredients!
Sol de Janeiro Bum Bum Body Scrub$42.00 $53.90 (23% off)
We’re pretty confident that you’ve come across this scrub at some point on Instagram – but is it worth the hype? We’d say so! This heavenly scented bathroom essential dreamily melts away any rough skin cells whilst leaving behind an intoxicating scent that transports us to a tropical paradise.
Bondi Sands Coconut & Sea Salt Body Scrub$14.58
Tanning experts Bondi Sands have given us the secret behind that flawless Aussie tan, and it all begins with their Coconut & Sea Salt Body Scrub. This unique scrub contains naturally derived exfoliants including Australian sand and sea salt to effectively get rid of dry skin and unwanted oils that may disrupt your fake tanning process.
First Aid Beauty KP Bump Eraser Body Scrub With 10% AHA$28.40 $33.42 (16% off)
Made with sufferers of Keratosis Pilaris in mind, this acid-infused scrub helps to smooth down skin bumps and rough patches by utilising the power glycolic and lactic acids at a combined level of 10%. Skin feels decongested and healthier, thanks to the combined benefits of a chemical peel with micro-dermabrasion.
Alpha-H Micro Super Scrub For Face & Body$53.94
While it is a bit of a splurge, this scrub gives you the benefits of both physical exfoliation and chemical, using 12% glycolic acid and bamboo stem extract to reveal smooth skin and help with fine lines, blemishes, dryness, oiliness and pigmentation. You can even use it on the face too!
NIP+FAB Glycolic Fix Body Scrub$13.71 $16.14 (16% off)
For a more affordable version, try out this body scrub from NIP+FAB, which combines 1.5% glycolic acid with white castor beads to brighten skin and smooth out texture. There's also shea butter to keep skin comfortable and prevent irritation after the exfoliation process.
OUAI Scalp & Body Scrub$38.00
Another multi-tasker at the top of our list is this dual scalp and body scrub. Not only does it remove dead skin all over with sugar crystals, but it also uses organic and natural ingredients, such as probiotics, to detox your skin and protect it from environmental stressors.
Now you’ve found your perfect body scrub, why not check out our guide on The Best Self Tan for Pale Skin!
Written by Ellie Child
With five years’ experience under her belt, Ellie has worked alongside a range of highly regarded makeup artists, giving her a real insight into what consumers should be spending their money on.