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14 Scrubs And Exfoliators Gentle Enough For Everyday Use

We all know the healthy glow that a good facial scrub or exfoliator can help us achieve. However, if you use certain products too often, you could end up doing more harm than good. To get all the benefits of exfoliating without doing a number on your skin, try out one of these 14 scrubs and exfoliators that are gentle enough to use daily.

Dermalogica Daily Microfoliant


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Upon contact with water, this rice-based powder exfoliant from Dermalogica activates to help remove dead skin cells and leave your face looking calm, clear, and bright. The blend of green tea, ginkgo, and colloidal oatmeal makes it a refreshing face exfoliator to use every day.


To buy: Walmart, $39.99

Photo: Walmart

Burt’s Bees Citrus Facial Scrub


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Not only does Burt’s Bees Citrus Facial Scrub leave behind a refreshing and energizing scent, but its gentle formula means you don’t have to worry about how often you should exfoliate your face. Just massage, rinse, and go.


To buy: Amazon, $19.99

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Neutrogena Deep Clean Gentle Scrub


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This face scrub from Neutrogena is specially formulated for sensitive skin. The lather gets deep down into pores to remove blemish-causing substances while still being kind to your skin. And the price makes it easy on your wallet, too.


To buy: Target, $4.89

Photo: Target

Lush Cup O’ Coffee Face And Body Mask

Lush Cosmetics

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If you’re one of those people who can’t go a morning without their cup of joe, the Lush Coffee Face And Body Mask is about to be your best friend. Just like your favorite brew, this coffee face scrub invigorates both your skin and your mind with its addictive scent and texture.


To buy: Lush Cosmetics, $10.95-$19.95

Photo: Lush Cosmetics

St. Ives Gentle Apricot Scrub


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The classic St. Ives face scrub gets a facelift with an extra-mild formula. Even the most sensitive skin can benefit from this apricot exfoliator, which gently removes dull skin to reveal a smoother and more radiant complexion.


To buy: Amazon, $14.87

Photo: Amazon

Aveeno Positively Radiant Skin Brightening Daily Scrub


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The name of this Aveeno face scrub tells you everything you need to know. The gentle microbeads, combined with a moisture-rich soy extract, exfoliate while cleansing, using an oil-free, soap-free, and hypoallergenic formula. Does it get any better than that?


To buy: Target, $4.79

Photo: Target

Clinique Exfoliating Scrub


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If you’re looking for a face scrub to help manage oily or combination skin, Clinique Exfoliating Scrub packs some serious results for such a gentle product. The water-based formula can help prevent oiliness, unclog pores, and even soften lines.


To buy: Sephora, $21

Photo: Sephora

PIXNOR Facial Cleansing Brush and Exfoliator


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The problem with using a face scrub brush to exfoliate is that many options on the market aren’t gentle enough to be used every day. However, the PIXNOR system comes with seven different brush heads and can operate at two different speeds, so you can customize your routine to fit your skin’s needs.


To buy: Amazon, $13.99

Photo: Amazon

Origins GinZing Refreshing Scrub Cleanser


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Sometimes, the only thing that holds us back from sloughing off dead skin cells every day is that there’s no time. This 2-in-1 facial scrub cleanser combines exfoliating and cleaning in one simple step, so your face looks and feels refreshed. Bonus: The bright grapefruit, lemon, and spearmint scents can help rejuvenate your skin any time of day.


To buy: Macys, $19.50

Photo: Macys

Yes To Grapefruit Daily Facial Scrub


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Not only is the Yes To Grapefruit Daily Facial Scrub gentle enough to be used in your everyday skincare regimen, but it’s actually specifically created for just that. This 99 percent natural face scrub is formulated with lemon balm to help calm and repair damaged skin plus grapefruit to even skin tone and create a luminous and non-greasy glow.


To buy: Target, $7.59

Photo: Target

Tree Hut Vanilla & Honey Oatmeal Scrub


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No matter your skin type, exfoliating can cause dryness if you don’t keep up with your moisturizer afterward. However, this Tree Hut Vanilla & Honey Oatmeal Scrub will definitely help. Infused with organic shea butter, vanilla, and honey, it will leave your skin hydrated, satisfied, and smelling absolutely heavenly.


To buy: Ulta, $8.19

Photo: Ulta

The Body Shop Tea Tree Squeaky-Clean Exfoliating Face Scrub

The Body Shop

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If your skin tends to be more blemish-prone, you’re going to want a face exfoliator that will both rejuvenate red skin and remove impurities. This face scrub from The Body Shop has pure tea tree oil combined with biodegradable microbeads to soften and unclog pores in one step.


To buy: The Body Shop, $16

Photo: The Body Shop

Mario Badescu Rolling Cream Peel


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While the Mario Badescu scrubs should generally only be used 1-3 times per week, the company's cream peel features lactic acid and peach extract to target dull and discolored skin. The unique exfoliating forula works by rolling away any pore buildup to reveal a rejuvenated complexion.


To buy: Amazon, $18

Photo: Amazon

Pai Organic Muslin Face Cloth Pack - Exfoliating

Pai Skincare

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Make exfoliating even easier with a Pai Organic Muslin Face Cloth. Made from 100% unbleached organic muslin cotton, the woven cloths gently exfoliate your face to help prevent signs of aging and dull, dehydrated skin.


To buy: Pai Skincare, $20

Photo: Pai Skincare

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