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Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Review: St. Ives Exfoliating Apricot Scrub

St Ives Apricot Scrub is not tested on animals ♥
  No Parabens and No Phthalates!


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Price: $4.00USD
Packaging: 6 fl oz / 170g

Product Description:
Swiss formula. Blemish & blackhead control. Oil free with Salicylic Acid. Gently exfoliated without drying to remove dirt, oil and dead skin cells that can clog pores. Oily/Acne prone skin.

Scent:
It smells strongly of apricots while applying and mildly after the rinse and dry the smell will vanish over a short time.I prefer anyways for my face not to smell of anything ;)

Mixture ,Texture &Application:
Moisten face with water. Dispense product onto fingertips and massage over face. Rinse with warm water. Avoid direct contact with eyes. For best results, use 3 to 4 times per week. (I use it everyday!!)

Key Ingredients:
  • APRICOTS are known to contain one of the highest levels of carotenoids (think vitamin A) and super-effective antioxidants. All of this natural power might seem, well, too powerful, but they are actually quite gentle and nourishing and they help make fresher, more nourished skin beautifully possible. 
  • CORN KERNEL MEAL is actually flour ground from dried corn. It’s a soft, but gently powerful all-natural exfoliant that promotes skin cell turnover and regeneration. Cornmeal makes softer-feeling, fresher skin possible. 
  • WALNUT is known for its hard shell, but when it’s ground, it becomes an amazingly effective, all-natural exfoliant ingredient in our scrubs. Not only are walnuts plentiful on the planet, they also help newer, healthier skin come to the surface. 

Performance:
This scrub allows my skin to breathe and leaves is feeling very clean after application and rinse. I use it every day after a long day at work in the shower. I love how the mixture is perfect to clean and remove any dry skin esp since the dirt comes from the high heat of the summer! It has become one of my go to products!!

Overall:
I absolutely love this product. I never expect much while trying a new product but noticing my skin over time it is more so clear then before and breakouts are almost never around these days.
**I will be buying this product for as long as it is in make :)





15 comments:

  1. The funny part is I JUST washed my face using this!! I need to stock up on more. Its one skin care product I can honestly say does its job!

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  2. I plan to go to the market and buy as I can get my hands on :) My tube is almost gone!! Eeek! :)

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  3. I love this scrub! I don't have oily/acne prone skin.. but it still works WONDERS <3
    It's cheap and effective~ I didn't know it was animal-free tested :O +1 point to them! haha

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  4. St. Ives Exfoliating Apricot Scrub is really good and tested. Most girls here in the Philippines use this as well. Great review.

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  5. I LOVEEE ITTT! It's so cheap in the USA too :)

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  6. I've never tried this product but I heard a lot of great raves about this product. Thanks for the review, I might try this one :)

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  7. i use this exact same product and i love it! PERFECT SCRUB!

    http://primpedandprimed.blogspot.com/

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  8. I only use St. Ives for lotion for that very reason!!
    http://fashionablyspeakn.blogspot.com/2011/09/who-would-have-thought-yes-its-from.html

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  9. great review! i really like st.ives products, ill be picking this product up!

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  10. Great review :) I lobe this too! I swear by it - it makes your skin feel so soft! xx

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