How to Choose Your Scrub

Rough and tough or a gentle touch?
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When your skin is feeling a little dull, there’s nothing like a good scrub to get it looking vibrant and feeling fresh again.

We use naturally exfoliating ingredients like salt, ground almonds and charcoal in our scrubby cleansers instead of plastic microbeads, so you can scrub up without harming the environment. These natural ingredients give our exfoliating products a variety of textures and effects, so how do you choose the best one for you?

There are a few things to consider before choosing: how intense do you like your scrub? Which part of your body will you be scrubbing? How often?

The gentle touch

For everyday exfoliation choose a scrub with gentle ingredients, like the charcoal you’ll find in Dark Angels Face And Body Cleanser or Coalface Facial Soap. Charcoal gently rids your skin of dead skin cells and absorbs excess oil to leave troubled or oily skin clear and balanced.

The maize flour in Let The Good Times Roll Face And Body Cleanser is another scrubby ingredient that’s mild enough for everyday use. It gives this cleanser a soft consistency while also gently scrubbing away excess dirt, leaving skin clean and soft.

Ocean Salt leaves skin smooth and glowing

Ocean Salt leaves skin smooth and glowing

Like it rough?

One of our bestselling products, Ocean Salt Face And Body Scrub is a polishing superstar. Its perfect mix of coarse and fine sea salt sloughs away dry skin to leave it looking smooth and soft, and the addition of brightening lime juice gets complexions glowing.

Ground almonds are a fabulous, rougher exfoliant for your body. You can find them in inventions like Scrubee and Buffy Body Butters, where they’re paired with rich butters to smooth and moisturize skin in one sweep. Cherryish Body Scrub uses ground cherry stones and fine sea salt to scrub away the rough stuff, and a blend of velvety butters to leave you feeling oh-so-soft.

For extra tough areas

If you’re after something to treat those tougher spots like elbows and heels, try Pumice Power. True to its namesake, scrubby powdered pumice exfoliates away dry skin, while sweet orange oil brightens your skin and mood in one sweep.

Kiss dry lips goodbye

Lips feeling cracked or dry? We’ve got exfoliating treats for that, too! Pick up any of our lip scrubs; castor sugar is the first ingredient that helps keep those kissers smooth. And the best part? You simply lick the delicious flavor off when you’re done. Check out our bestselling Bubblegum Lip Scrub—this sweetie is made up of scrubby sugar, softening jojoba oil and a lip-smacking sweet flavour for lips that are simply irresistible.

Need more help finding a scrub that's right for you? Make your way to your local Lush shop or contact our Customer Care team at 1-888-733-5874 to learn even more about natural exfoliants.

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Dark Angels Dark Angels
Face And Body Cleanser

Dark Angels

Brighten dull or oily skin

4.5 stars out of 5
Coalface
Facial Soap

Coalface

Charcoal wash for combo skin

4.5 stars out of 5
Let the Good Times Roll Let the Good Times Roll
Face And Body Cleanser

Let the Good Times Roll

Gently exfoliates and cleanses

4.5 stars out of 5
Ocean Salt Ocean Salt
Face And Body Scrub

Ocean Salt

Brightening lime scrub

4.5 stars out of 5
Scrubee
Body Butter

Scrubee

Buttery, scrubby honeybee

5 stars out of 5
Buffy
Body Butter

Buffy

Scrubby, rich moisturizer

4.5 stars out of 5
Cherryish
Shower Scrub

Cherryish

Choco-cherry softness

4 stars out of 5
Pumice Power
Foot Soap

Pumice Power

Heal your soles

4 stars out of 5
Bubblegum Bubblegum
Lip Scrub

Bubblegum

For sweet, smooth lips

4.5 stars out of 5