The Best Body Scrubs

Scrub away your problems (acne, dry skin, sore muscles) with one of these six multitasking exfoliants.

1

Fight Acne

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Alba Botanica Natural AcneDote Face and Body Scrub
Unfortunately, acne isn’t limited to the face. Get the skin on your body summer-ready with this two percent salicylic acid scrub. Combined with ground walnut shells, salicylic acid works to keep pores clear of oil, dirt, and dead skin cells, which can build up and lead to breakouts.

To buy: $8, drugstore.com.

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2

Moisturize

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SheaMoisture Olive & Green Tea Hand & Body Scrub
Get rid of dead skin while moisturizing new cells with this nourishing sugar scrub. Vitamin packed olive oil and avocado help heal and hydrate, while green tea delivers antioxidants to fight against free radical damage (caused by pollution, smoke, and more).

To buy: $10, target.com.

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3

Prep for Sunless Tanner

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Jergens Natural Glow Primer in Shower Scrub
Help prolong the life of your faux glow by using this scrub before you self tan. Packed with amino fruit extracts, it smooths rough patches and wipes away residue other products might’ve left behind. The result: Tanner will go on smoothly and evenly.

To buy: $10, ulta.com.

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4

Purify


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First Aid Beauty Cleansing Body Polish With Active Charcoal
This exfoliating paste is made with active charcoal, which works like a magnet to draw out impurities like dirt and oil. It’s also loaded with nourishing ingredients such as argan oil, honey, and vitamin E to replenish skin after exfoliating to minimize dryness.

To buy: $28, ulta.com.

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5

Soothe


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Origins Warm Down Warming Lava Scrub
Activated by water, this scrub warms on contact to relax sore muscles while invigorating mint, orange, and eucalyptus essential oils keep you from dozing off. The volcanic ash pulls out dirt and sweat for a deep clean.

To buy: $35, origins.com.

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6

Pamper


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Fresh Cocoa Body Exfoliant
Crushed cocoa and coconut shells gently buff skin while cocoa butter, cocoa extract, and coconut oil offer antioxidants and major moisturizing benefits. The only downside? It’s not edible.

To buy: $45, sephora.com.

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