The 10 Best Body Scrubs
Whether you’re prepping for fake tan or are aiming for super-smooth skin, there’s a scrub to suit you
Sunday 09 June 2013
Cowshed’s micro-algae firms, tones and minimises dimples and stretch marks, while pink Himalayan salt gets to work on dead skin.
Banana, almond, honey: the ingredients in this formula are remarkably similar to those in your morning bowl of porridge, and are just as nourishing. Almost good enough to eat.
£8, Soap&Glory; boots.com
Weleda launches an attack on lumpy thighs with this scrub. Natural plant-wax spheres smooth the skin, while silver-birch extract purifies and detoxifies.
Apply this fragrant scrub in two stages: first to dry skin where the salts will get rid of any roughness; wet the skin and the rosemary-scented paste takes on a creamy texture.
Aussie Miranda Kerr has launched her own range of body products. This cream may not give you model looks, but the granules are so fine that it can be used on the face and body.
If only our summers were as warming as a Rituals scrub. Sea salt combined with ginger and eucalyptus give the body a warm, tingling sensation. Central heating for your soul.
Perfect for giving dry skin a treat, the fine grains of nutshell in this scrub are immersed in a luxuriously rich shea-butter formula.
The sugar in this polish gives a thorough exfoliation, while olive and almond oils moisturise and the rose extract provides a heady scent.
The combination of pumice and bamboo stem makes this scrub a great way to prep your skin before applying self-tan. The geranium-leaf oil is soothing and smells gloriously fresh.
This is like a spa holiday in a jar. While you rub the mineral-rich salt into your skin, the Tahitian monoi and coconut oils and hibiscus whisk your min d off to exotic places.
£36.50, Elemis; timetospa.co.uk
Life & Style blogs
Who is Teresa Fidalgo? Debunking the fake ghost story that's got Instagram spooked
Geeks who rocked the world: Documentary looks back at origins of the computer-games industry
Ukip's official health spokesperson: 'Honestly, I have no experience in health whatsoever'
Deliberately urinating before sex can increase risk of urinary tract infections
Broadmoor financial scandal: The £4m of NHS funds wasted at high-security hospital
- 1 Rowan Atkinson to sell £10 million McLaren 'supercar' he crashed into a tree and a lamppost
- 2 The truth about 'girl things': Three cheers for Heather Watson's honesty
- 3 Man who held up 'hire me' sign at Waterloo station returns a year later with 'I'm hiring' sign
- 4 Saudi preacher who 'raped and tortured' his five -year-old daughter to death is released after paying 'blood money'
- 5 Men behaving badly: Urinating while standing, 'manspreading' and the gendering of selfishness
Excellent Salary : Austen Lloyd: OXFORD - REGIONAL FIRM - An excellent opportu...
Super Package: Austen Lloyd: BRISTOL - SENIOR CLINICAL NEGLIGENCE - An outstan...
£15000 - £50000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: Fantastic opportunities are ava...
Negotiable: Recruitment Genius: A Compute Engineer is required to join a globa...