5 of the best – Facial Exfoliators
The clinical one
Strivectin SD Instant Retexturising Scrub
The niacin containting particules in the scrub are neatly parcelled up in little spheres of jojoba to deliver optimum levels of the micro-nutrient to your skin when it is most receptive. Niacin applied topically has been clinically proven to protect and repair itself from sun damage and aging. With continued use, the complexion becomes brighter, more toned, and more evenly textured.
For a more indepth, scientific look at Nia-114 and what it can do for your skin – please read HERE
The eco-friendly one….
Brightening Exfoliator by Green People - £16.25 – 50ml
A rich, creamy daily exfoliator which gently eases away dead skin cells and unblocks pores with delicate granules of cranberry and Bambusa extract. Working to combat loss of radiance this skin softening formula promotes a bright and radiant complexion, leaving skin restored. Lightly scented with organic lemon, mandarin and fairly traded ginger.
A delightyfully scented scrub with smooth particles that do not irritate or scratch the skin
The one for sun damage
Nia-24 Physical cleansing scrub – £29.00
As well as delivering essential micronutrients to the skin, this Niacin rich scrub also contains sunflower oil for instant hydration, oat and chamomile to smooth and reduce redness and sage to calm and destress skin. The Pro-Niacin molecule is designed to help the skin rebuild recondition from the inside out.
Nia-24 is available exclusively from Space NK
The ”great-value for money” one
The Body Shop Vitamin E Cream Exfoliator – £8.00
Even suitable for sensitive skin, the Body Shop produces a wonderfully effective scrub that smells great, has a creamy base and no scratchy pieces It is ideal for throwing in your gym bag, using in the shower or taking on holiday. Remember – an good exfoliate will actually prolong a tan!
The “two-in-one” one
Origins Modern Friction
Although technically a microdermabrasion product – this makes a fantastic once weekly exfoliator. Its thick, porridge like application allows you to really work it into the skin and then use water to foam. Leaves skin incredibly smooth – no blotchiness.
Skin-refining Rice Starch cushioned in cream, rapidly removes sluggish cells, uneven patches and signs of skin damage and discolourations. Lemon Oil kick starts the process of illumination. Vitamin C mops up skin-menacing free radicals. Skin looks perfectly polished, smooth and luminous