Scrub away drab winter skin with these awesome exfoliators


When you’re making the leap from dry winter skin to a glowing spring complexion, there’s nothing better than exfoliating all over with a sweet mix of stellar ingredients. Show your face a little of the scrubby love a couple times a week, and it'll brighten up (and clear up) in no time. Our picks eliminate smooths and, oh yeah, just happent to smell good, too.


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    Burt's Bees

    We’re huge fans of this brand because of their all-natural, green-and-clean products. This Natural Acne Solutions Pore Refining Scrub gently removes dead skin cells, reduces the appearance of pores and is also designed for acne-prone skin. Basically, it’s the Superwoman of exfoliators. 

    Burt’s Bees Natural Acne Solutions Pore Refining Scrub, $10,

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    If you haven't heard of dry brushing, you're totally missing out. This Weleda brush will leave you feeling refreshed in seconds. Just gently brush your face and the dead skin will come soap and water needed. Just be sure not to overdo it, OK?

    Weleda Facial Brush, $4,

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    Microbeads are terrible for pollution, but that’s why we love Bioré—they provide a solid, inexpensive product, minus the icky microbeads. Thier Acne Clearing Scrub is great because it buffs your skin free of pesky oils and dirt that causes blemishes. We'll just say it: this stuff is a miracle worker. 

    Bioré Acne Clearing Scrub, $6,

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    Yes to Grapefruit

    Some exfoliatants are so harsh that you can’t use them everyday—but not this pretty pick. This grapefruit-infused scrub helps correct sun damage, uneven pigmentation and gives your face a healthier glow. Brilliant.

    Yes to Grapefruit Daily Facial Scrub, $10,

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    This formula uses crushed cocoa beans to rid the face of dead skin, which preps the skin to hold moisture better. Plus, it smells like fresh white lilies, which we can’t get enough of, obvi.

    Palmer’s Cocoa Butter Formula Gentle Exfoliating Facial Scrub, $9,


by Melanie White | 2/1/2016