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How To Select (And Use) The Best Scrubs for the Body

In 2021, the global skincare products market was worth $130.5 billion. How our skin looks and feels can greatly impact how we feel about ourselves. It also affects the way we perceive what others may think about us. 

The average woman uses five skincare products each day, among them are body scrubs. The dilemma is finding the right scrubs for the body that you can use as a part of your skincare routine to address these issues. 

But not all body scrubs are created equal. Some contain harsh ingredients that can even make your skin problems worse with continued use. While others are completely ineffective at dealing with your most troublesome issues.

If you're looking for the best body scrub for your skin type, this guide can help. We'll share information on the most common problems with different skin types and how you can remedy them. Keep reading below to discover more details.

What Are the Most Common Skin Problems?

When it comes to the female body, there are a number of different issues plaguing women. Each problem brings with it its own set of challenges that must often be dealt with in distinct ways. This can be a daunting and costly task if not done correctly.

You want flawless skin that can be achieved effortlessly in line with your existing beauty regimen. That's why scrubs for the body are one of the best ways to boost your skincare routine.

Let's take a more in-depth look at some of these body skin issues here.

keratosis pilaris

Keratosis Pilaris

Keratosis pilaris is more commonly known as "strawberry skin." This is because it causes redness on the skin. It also leads to bumps on the skin's surface due to blocked hair follicles. 

The red bumpy appearance mimics the appearance of a strawberry. Keratosis pilaris is a harmless skin condition but it can make those who suffer from it feel self-conscious about the way their skin looks. These bumps can resemble acne and the redness can appear as a rashlike area on the skin.

You need botanical scrubs for the body that will help reduce this redness as well as exfoliate and remove dead skin cells that block the follicles. This can help your skin's surface look smooth and more natural.

Stretch Marks

Stretch marks are a common result of pregnancy when the skin stretches to accommodate the growing life inside of your body. They should be a symbol of strength and beauty, but many women are critical of how their body looks because of these lines. Stretch marks are also an occurrence of weight gain and subsequent weight loss. 

If you want to reduce stretch marks, it is important to nourish these areas while also exfoliating the dead skin cells. When you remove dead skin cells, you are encouraging your body's natural regrowth process to replace these areas with new skin cells. You should use gentle yet stimulating scrubs for the body to exfoliate these problem areas once or twice a week.

Ingrown Hairs

Ingrown hairs can be a real pain to manage. They are often the result of waxing, plucking, and shaving. When the hair follicle starts to regrow it will curve up under the skin or get blocked by dead skin cells on the surface.

These hair follicles will create large unsightly bumps on your skin's surface that itch and cause discomfort. Common areas are the legs, armpits, and bikini zone. Although you may be tempted to try to dig these ingrown hairs out yourself, doing so will cause more irritation and scarring on your skin.

Instead, you need to exfoliate regularly to remove dead skin cells. Exfoliating dead skin cells will leave your skin cleaner from dirt and oils that can clog pores and cause ingrown hairs.

Body Acne

Acne is a common occurrence on the skin due to dirt, oils, and dead skin buildup. Hormonal acne can also sprout up during your menstrual cycle. Issues like "buttne" and "backne" can be especially embarrassing for women outside of puberty since acne does not stay exclusively on the face. 

It is important to choose scrubs for the body that don't use harsh drying chemicals. You need to remove dead skin cells and the buildup of dirt and oil that can clog up your pores as a part of your skincare routine. This way, you will have clean and clear skin that always looks its best.

dry skin

Dry Skin

An estimated 60-70% of women suffer from dry skin regularly. This condition can be exacerbated by cold or windy weather during the winter months. Dry skin cries out for a properly moisturizing skincare routine. 

It is also crucial to remove dead skin cells that can increase the feeling of dryness on your skin. Look closely at your areas of dry skin and you can see these flakes accumulating on your outer skin layer each time you itch. 

Exfoliating scrubs for the body will help you gently scrub away these dry dead skin cells while also giving your skin the moisture replenishment it so desperately needs. Your skin will feel softer and look healthier as a result.

Sensitive Skin

Sensitive skin is often the result of genetic factors or diseases that affect your skin's resilience. Allergens and irritants in the environment can also cause a reaction within your skin's protective barrier and lead to issues such as redness, bumps, hives, and more.

Some skincare products can actually make sensitive skin worse because they rely on synthetic chemicals that can irritate the delicate balance. 

You need sensitive skin scrubs for the body that are natural and organic so there is less of a chance for further irritation and allergic reaction. Remove dead skin cells gently and safely. Your skincare routine should still involve regular exfoliation of your dead skin without any harsh chemicals or scents involved for the best results.

The Best Scrubs For the Body to Solve Your Common Skin Problems

When it comes to choosing skincare products, sustainable skincare is the way to go. It's healthier for the planet and for your beauty regimen. Vegan and organic skincare products are the best because they contain natural ingredients and no animal by-products.

Here are some of our favorite scrubs for the body to use with your skincare routine for healthier skin. 

Autumn Fest Clarifying Body Scrub

This luxurious body scrub is infused with AHA glycolic acid and Demerara brown sugar along with rejuvenating minerals to soften skin and remove dead skin cells gently. It contains natural ingredients like Calendula extract, Safflower oil, and Tamanu seed oil.

It comes in reusable and sustainable packaging with a wooden spoon included for application. Simply stir and apply the paste to your body. Gently massage in and leave it on for 1-3 minutes, then rinse it off. 

Autumn Fest is 100% vegan and cruelty-free. This is the best body scrub for "strawberry skin" (Keratosis Pilaris). It has a warm and inviting scent that is spicy with just a hint of fruit scent. 

French Riviera Clarifying Body Scrub

Immerse yourself in revitalizing minerals, brown sugar, and AHA glycolic acid. This body scrub is also enhanced by Calendula extract with Safflower and Tamanu seed oils.

Stir and apply with the included wooden spoon, and massage onto the affected areas of your body. Rinse it off after 1-3 minutes to remove dead skin cells and reveal smooth and healthy skin.

This is the best body scrub for skin issues like body acne and ingrown hairs. French Riviera is also 100% cruelty-free and vegan for more sustainable skincare. It has a blend of fruity and floral scents enhanced by lavender, Lily of the Valley, and Queens of French Coast flowers.

Nordic Sea Clarifying Body Scrub

Dive into an invigorating ocean breeze right in your shower while you remove dead skin cells and nourish your skin. Demerara brown sugar and other minerals polish your skin to a healthy glow with the help of Calendula extract to stimulate collagen production.

The Nordic Sea body scrub is the best body scrub to fade your stretch marks and help brighten your skin's tone more naturally and effortlessly. It's made from the same vegan and cruelty-free ingredients as our other scrubs for the body. You'll love the enchanting scents of Amber and spicy berries with hints of lavender and creamy shea butter.

Patchouli Amber Clarifying Body Scrub

Our original exfoliating body scrub is a gentle way to exfoliate and remove dead skin cells with shea butter with Calendula extract. Brown sugar and other minerals buff away impurities, while natural ingredients help to replenish skin. 

You can have softer, smoother, and brighter-looking skin in just 1-3 minutes of applying our best body scrub. The 100% cruelty-free and vegan Patchouli Amber body scrub is also well-suited for fading stretch marks. You'll enjoy the rich and earthy scents of Patchouli and Amber on your skin for a spa-like experience in your own home. 

Enhance Your Skincare Routine with Body Scrubs from Hebe Botanica 

A good skincare routine should address all of the problem areas on your body, not just your face. Beautiful and glowing skin is possible with quality and natural vegan ingredients for the best possible results. Don't you deserve to pamper yourself in luxury and sophistication? 

Hebe Botanica believes in self-care that's good for you and also good for the planet. We offer sustainable skincare products that nurture your body without harming the environment. The end result is environmentally conscious skincare that brings out your best skin.

Shop our full collection of premium and all-natural skincare products on our website today. 


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