If the summer beauty manual preaches anything, it's the importance of a great body scrub. Without it, you're in for a rough season - quite literally. Sloughing off those dead skin cells is just as important as moisturizing, because it reveals a layer of fresh, revitalized and glowing skin. Since summer is, after all, all about the glow, it seems fitting to focus on a few of our favorite body scrubs:
Get glowing in an instant! With regular use of the Sephora Collection sugar body scrub ($18), you'll enjoy softer, more radiant skin. Thanks to its rich brown sugar and apricot oil medley, this scrub is easier on the skin than harsh salt scrubs. It's also a great choice for those with sensitive skin; its paraben-free formula is just an added bonus.
Some skin conditions, such as keratosis pilaris (otherwise known as those bumps that commonly appear on the upper arms), body acne and ingrown hairs, don't respond to traditional body scrubs. To the rescue comes DERMA doctor KP Duty body scrub ($44), a gentle exfoliant that contains soothing green tea extract. Similar to a mild chemical peel, it delivers noticeable results with regular use.Talk about easy on the wallet! Softsoap's body butter coconut scrub body buff wash ($4.59) offers the best of both worlds: an effective formula powered by apricot seed powder and a scent reminiscent of the tropics. All this for such an amazing price? It's the kind of drugstore dream deal we can't resist.