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The best face scrubs to polish up your complexion

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Scrub up with one of these and your skin will look fresh as a daisy in no time

Good face scrubs are essential for maintaining your complexion and that’s a fact. Your skin’s cell turnover means that it’s important to give it some help in getting rid of dead skin cells from time to time, along with the help of a good exfoliator.

Whether you opt for a grainy scrub or an exfoliating chemical face peel, there’s a formula and set of ingredients to suit each and every skin type. Read on to find out which is the right one for you.

Homemade face scrubs

Of course, you don’t have to splurge on a high end scrub to get results. Just like the best homemade face masks, it’s possible to make your own face scrub using ingredients you most likely have in your kitchen already.

So, which ones do you need to know about?

While there are lots of benefits to cutting sugar out of your diet, sugar scrubs are a completely different story. A scrub made with sugar and coconut oil for skin is a great remedy for dryness, but avoid recipes using this ingredient if your skin is prone to excess oil.

Face scrubs for dry skin

Dry skin is always a pain, but it’s particularly annoying if you struggle with it on your face – nobody wants to look flaky, do they? The good news is that exfoliating twice a week with the right scrub can fix that.

Follow up with the best moisturiser for dry skin to keep flakiness at bay, as over-exfoliating can make your skin even drier. Choose a scrub with moisturising properties, such as Superfacialist’s Brighten & Refine Facial Scrub

Face scrubs for oily skin

When it comes to oily skin, you’re probably already well-versed in the benefits of salicylic acid (BHA) for helping regulate your skin’s oil levels and cleaning your pores. After scrubbing, be sure to apply the best moisturiser for oily skin to maximise the effects and keep your skin smooth and oil-free.

Another option is to try out a professional blackhead extraction facial, in which a facial therapist cleans out your pores by extracting the oil using a special tool. Regular extraction isn’t a cheap solution, but it does help to keep pores clear and clear your skin over time.

Follow these tips for exfoliating your oily skin and you’ll have clearer, less-clogged pores in no time.

Scroll through our round up to find your new favourite facial polish. It’ll bring a whole new meaning to the expression ‘you scrub up well’ (sorry).

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