Scrub Away Dead Summer Skin


Sadly, the sun is setting on the summer and it’s time to slough off the last remnants of your tan. Ultimately the goal is to put some moisture back into your skin. A good body lotion or face serum will surely do the trick. But first, you want to shed that dead layer of skin so that your hydrating products can really soak in to your resurfaced hide.

Gentleman’s Brand Co. Facial Scrub – Even though shaving exfoliates all on its own, using a pre-shave face specific scrub will leave you feeling super smooth. This naturally scented, micro-bead formulation combines Pumice Stone, Organic Apple, Vitamin E and Aloe Vera to remove dead skin cells and impurities.  Clearing the way for a closer shave.

Frank Body Peppermint Scrub – Scrub away dry, flaky skin and soothe tired muscles with this dirty looking coffee scrub from Frank Body.

Roasted and Robusta and green coffee beans have a high caffeine content that stimulates blood flow and targets psoriasis, cellulite, scarring, eczema and acne. The astringent properties of peppermint oil prevent the clogging of pores and promote a clear complexion. It also reduces irritation with antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties that relieve aching muscle pains. Olive oil and Aloe Vera bring the moisture.

J.R. Watkins Sugar and Shea Body Scrubs – Keep your summer of relaxation going with these transporting scrubs will keep you smooth and buff. Inhale Grapefruit, Lemon Cream, Lavender, Coconut Milk & Honey or Pomegranate and Acai. The folks at J.R. Watkins suggest using a sugar scrub before catching rays as well. Get rid of dead skin cells and allow your skin to soak up all of that Vitamin D.

Kiehl’s Ultimate Man Body Scrub Soap – This masculine bar of soap exfoliates dead surface cells with oat bran, oatmeal and pumice. It’s gritty enough to soften the roughest of body parts like your elbows and heels.

Joe Grooming Scrub – Perfect if you prefer a more gentle scrubbing experience. Joe Grooming Scrub foams up and resurfaces skin with detoxifying clay and pulverized walnut shells. The refreshing peppermint foam exfoliates, cleanses and tones while the soothing herbal extracts make this formula extra moisturizing.