Exfoliating Face Scrub

Exfoliating Face Scrub

Explore our Exfoliators for Face

Achieving radiant and healthy skin often begins with a diligent skincare routine, and a key step in this process is the regular use of an exfoliating face scrub. By buffing and renewing the surface of the skin, a skincare scrub helps to slough away dull, devitalised dead skin cells whilst unclogging pores and revealing a more smooth and vibrant complexion. A facial scrub helps promote skin rejuvenation by engaging tiny particles to roll over the surface of the skin, removing dead skin cells and refining skin texture with each use. An exfoliating facial scrub can contain solely physical, or physical and chemical exfoliants for a dual action, like the asap Daily Exfoliating Facial Scrub which utilises rounded biodegradable beads in addition to Glycolic acid & AHA to smooth skin texture and refine pores.

Shop Face Scrubs

When searching for the best face exfoliator scrub, it is important to select an exfoliator that is appropriate for your skin type. For example, the Skinstitut Glycolic Scrub 14% is an ideal addition to your skin care for acne as it minimises breakouts and helps decongest pores. Similarly, when hunting for skin care for sensitive skin it’s imperative to choose a very gentle and non-abrasive exfoliator for face to minimise the risk of a flare up or irritation from friction on the skin. Our advice is to avoid plastic microbeads in face scrubs as these are harmful to our environment and marine wildlife. Instead, look for jojoba beads, rice bran, sugar, charcoal, clay or salt and ideally rounded spheres in your chosen exfoliator, as these roll over the skin to renew and refine without sharp edges that can cause micro wounds and tiny abrasions.

Buy Face Scrub Online

The best place to buy face scrub online is right here at Activeskin where you will enjoy the best price, free delivery on all orders over $50 in addition to free samples with every order. Here you will find all the biggest skincare brands including Alpha-H, Medik8 and Aspect to name a few that offer exceptional quality exfoliating scrubs to suit an array of skin types and concerns. You will also discover the best application and frequency of use to ensure your skin’s radiance is optimised for all our facial exfoliators, including the popular SkinCeuticals Micro-Exfoliating Scrub or the Ultraceuticals Ultra Gentle Exfoliating Scrub which are both recommended for all skin types, including sensitive skin.

Face Wash Scrubs & More

A face wash scrub makes an ideal choice of exfoliant for those that feel time-poor yet want to ensure the skin is properly exfoliated. A face wash with exfoliating properties can often be used in the shower and in place of a regular cleanser to save time in your skincare routine. Try Philosophy The Microdelivery Daily Facial Wash, O Cosmedics Exfoliating Face Cleanser or the Eminence Charcoal Exfoliating gel Cleanser to detoxify the skin and purify the pores for a more smooth and softer skin feel. No matter if you choose a physical face scrub with exfoliating particles, a facial scrub with combined chemical and physical exfoliants, or a face wash scrub to save time, your skin will reap the rewards.

What Does a Facial Scrub Do?

Ever wondered, what does a facial scrub do? An exfoliating scrub harnesses tiny particles or natural beads to gently buff and remove the outer layer of dead skin cells from the complexion. This process helps to brighten and illuminate the skin as dead skin cells are renowned for being dull, lack lustre and devitalised. Furthermore, a facial scrub helps to smooth uneven skin texture, minimise the appearance of fine lines and open pores and also helps stimulate natural skin rejuvenation processes. Once the dead skin cells have been sloughed away, the scrub is easily washed away to leave the skin soft and refined. Shop our face peel collection to discover a vast selection of exfoliating options for all skin types.

Do You Use Facial Scrub After Cleanser?

The best way to incorporate a facial scrub into your skincare routine is to make a weekly or biweekly effort to exfoliate after using your favourite face cleanser. Ideal for use day or night, an exfoliating facial scrub works most effectively on freshly cleansed skin that is free from makeup, sunscreen and pollution, as these can all create a barrier on the skin’s surface and can decrease the effectiveness of a facial scrub. Feeling a little short on time? Try the Priori LCA fx160 2xFoliant Peel + Scrub or the Endota Spa triple Action Exfoliant in the shower on freshly cleansed skin for a no-fuss dual action resurfacing treatment.

How Often Should You Do a Facial Scrub?

Our team of skin experts here at Activeskin are often asked, how often should you do a facial scrub? The answer quite simply depends on the facial scrub chosen which is why following the directions for use its vital to maintaining your skin’s optimal condition. Some dual exfoliating scrubs that combine AHAs or Salicylic acid & BHAs with exfoliating particles are best used once a week. Try the Dermalogica MultiVitamin Thermafoliant as a multi-tasking scrub. The frequency of use of a physical scrub like the Vanessa Megan Rosemary & Jojoba Bead Exfoliating Cleanser is better suited to daily use, as these cleansing scrub formulations offer gentle skin renewal without causing irritation from frequent use.

Do Facial Scrubs Damage Your Skin?

When used correctly and according to the directions for use, a facial scrub will not damage your skin. It is also important to choose a facial scrub specifically for your skin type to ensure the best results and not overdo it which can lead to skin irritation, redness and sensitivity. The face scrub should be a welcome addition to your use of a cleanser, toner for face and moisturiser to leave your skin refreshed, pores refined and the skin feeling softer and smoother. In addition, we recommend that you choose a face scrub with rounded and natural exfoliating particles as these best roll over the skin to shift dead skin cells, rather than scratch or be abrasive which is more respectful to your skin’s integrity. After all, the aim is to enhance your skin's natural glow which is what a great facial exfoliator will do.

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