It’s been a long week, your body is calling for some much-needed TLC and it’s time to give your skin a boost with a nice, soothing body scrub. Exfoliating should always be in your routine. Why? The lack of exfoliating can lead to dull, flaky and/or irritated skin. A weekly scrub means removing all the dead skin cells and revealing soft, smoothing skin. (And who doesn’t want that?) So, whether you’re dealing with dryness, dullness or bumps, we found 20 of the best body scrubs for glowing skin all year long.
1. Dove Exfoliating Body Polish Scrub
With over 11,000 5-star reviews, it’s no surprise that this body scrub is a fan-favorite. The creamy formula removes any dead skin cells and leaves skin silky smooth. Plus, the macadamia and rice milk scent is enough to make it a staple in our daily routine.
2. Nécessaire The Body Exfoliator
Best for Sensitive Skin
Some scrubs may feel harsh and irritating to sensitive skin. This $30 pick has gentle ingredients (like glycolic acid and salicylic acid) that softens and soothes your body. It’s also infused with bamboo charcoal and essential oils for added benefits.
3. Rituals The Ritual of Karma Body Scrub
Scent can be very important and enhance the overall body care experience. The product’s blend (white tea, holy lotus, jojoba oil and sweet almond oil) nourishes and moisturizes while leaving a very sweet scent behind.
4. SheaMoisture Coconut & Hibiscus Hand & Body Scrub
5. Neutrogena Body Clear Body Scrub
Best for Acne-Prone Skin
When you don’t exfoliate, it can lead to clogged pores and breakouts. The key ingredient (aka salicylic acid) clears up pores, treats acne and soothes skin.
6. First Aid Beauty KP Bump Eraser Body Scrub
Best for Keratosis Pilaris
Keratosis pilaris can result in bumps, dry patches or rough skin. This soothing product makes it easier to treat irritated areas with its glycolic and lactic acid combo.
7. Tree Hut Moroccan Rose Shea Sugar Scrub
You can’t scroll through TikTok without seeing this Internet gem (and we definitely understand the hype). Its core ingredients—sugar, shea butter and natural oils (morrocan argan, avocado and rosehip)—exfoliates, hydrates and softens skin.
8. Caudalie Crushed Cabernet Scrub
Best Sugar Scrub
Say goodbye to dryness and hello to hydrated skin. This sugar scrub exfoliates, tones and moisturizes with clean ingredients like crushed grape seeds, brown sugar and essential oils.
9. Herbivore Coco Rose Exfoliating Body Scrub
You’ll only find natural ingredients in this $36 scrub. The formula (coconut oil, sugar and rose) hydrates and improves your skin’s appearance.
10. Frank Body Original Coffee Scrub
Best Coffee Scrub
We love a good salt or sugar scrub, but have you considered coffee grounds? The natural ingredient has a ton of skincare benefits for soft, even skin. This one is a great choice for scars, breakouts or dull skin.
11. Fresh Brown Sugar Body Polish Exfoliator
Best for Dry Skin
Need a boost of hydration? Check out an exfoliator that leaves dryness behind. Brown sugar and natural oils (like jojoba, primrose and sweet almond) prevent moisture loss while nourishing your skin.
12. Ouai Scalp & Body Scrub
Forget grabbing a bunch of products to give yourself the at-home treatment you deserve. This 2-in-1 cleanses and exfoliates your body from head to toe. Use a dollop on your scalp to remove build up and apply some directly onto your skin for maximum moisture everywhere.
13. Sol de Janeiro Bum Bum Body Scrub
This $42 find is bringing back your natural glow. The crushed cupuacu seeds and sugar crystals blend leaves behind a shimmery finish perfect for the warm weather.
14. Skinfix Resurface+ Glycolic Renewing Body Scrub
Best for Hyperpigmentation
The glycolic and lactic acid found in this body scrub can help improve your skin’s appearance. The part exfoliator, part body peel helps hyperpigmentation, razor bumps and textured skin.
15. Sunday Riley Charcoal Smoothie Jelly Body Scrub
This body scrub challenges the typical sugar (or salt) formulas for an even deeper clean. Activated charcoal, coconut water and manuka honey work together to treat bumps, dryness and irritation.
16. Kopari Coconut Crush Scrub
Best for Softness
The second you rinse this scrub off you’ll notice a difference in your skin. The brown sugar and crushed Tahitian coconut shell blend buffs away dryness and brings back moisture.
17. Body Blendz Coco Luxe Coffee Scrub
Best Vegan Formula
A salt scrub with vegan ingredients? Yes please. The list includes Arabica coffee ground, salt and natural oils (coconut, almond, jojoba and macadamia). The powerful blend repairs, hydrates and protects the skin.
18. Drunk Elephant Sugared Koffie Almond Milk Body Scrub
All you’ll need is a dollop to get the job done. The texture buffs dead skin cells—thanks to the Arabica coffee seed oil, raw sugar and almond milk blend. (But FYI, it might be too rough for sensitive skin.)
19. ASUTRA Dead Sea Salt Body Scrub Exfoliator
Best Salt Scrub
Move over, sugar scrub. The natural exfoliator—sea salt—clears up skin and leaves a smooth finish. Add coconut, eucalyptus and marjoram oils and you have yourself a winner.
20. Softsoap Coconut Butter Scrub
Don’t sleep on drugstore exfoliators. This one has two of our go-to ingredients: jojoba butter and crushed coconut to condition and cleanse your skin. And we can’t get enough of the $6 price tag which is the perfect excuse to snag one (or two) for your cart.
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