St. Ives • Invigorating Apricot Scrub • Scrubs

rated 4.2(290 reviews)

Average Rating.4.2
Would buy this product again.83%

rated 5 of 5 Lauren1686 on 1/24/2015 6:26:00 PM more reviews by Lauren1686

Age: 25-29   Skin: Normal, Fair-Medium   Hair: Brown   Eyes: Brown    

My FAVORITE scrub! This stuff has been around for a long time and there's a reason. It leaves my skin feeling so soft. I use it every other day. It's not a cleanser, so you should remove your makeup first. This is a great scub! It's the only one I buy.

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rated 1 of 5 yingxiaodong on 1/19/2015 8:19:00 PM more reviews by yingxiaodong

Age: 25-29   Skin: Combination   Hair: Black   Eyes: Black    

It's not gentle AT ALL! I just don't believe that you could use it all over your face, really abrasive!

Have no idea how the high score come from.

If you want to use a gentle scrub on your face, try the Aveeno one.

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rated 4 of 5 Missfittt on 12/27/2014 7:41:00 PM more reviews by Missfittt

Age: 19-24   Skin: Combination, Medium Brown   Hair: Red   Eyes: Brown    

Love this scrub!

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rated 4 of 5 danaguetterman on 12/7/2014 more reviews by danaguetterman

Age: 30-35   Skin: Dry, Fair-Medium   Hair: Blond   Eyes: Blue    

leaves my face feeling super soft

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rated 1 of 5 Lizzielizay on 11/23/2014 1:02:00 PM more reviews by Lizzielizay

Age: 19-24   Skin: Acne-prone, Fair, Cool   Hair: Brunette, Curly, Coarse   Eyes: Brown    

Horrible product to use on the face. The exfoliants are too harsh for sensitive and acne prone skin. It would make my face feel smooth but the next day I would breakout all along my jawline, chin, cheeks, etc. it was just horrible and took forever to clear up. This product went straight to the trash.

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rated 5 of 5 isleofesa on 9/25/2014 7:42:00 AM more reviews by isleofesa

Age: 25-29   Skin: Combination, Medium Brown   Hair: Black   Eyes: Black    

The best facial exfoliate Ive used. Love this, even keeps my lips smooth,but as in any grainy scrub its a bother to rinse off

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rated 4 of 5 flashdanzer on 8/26/2014 5:59:00 AM more reviews by flashdanzer

Age: 30-35   Skin: Combination, Olive   Hair: Brown   Eyes: Blue    

I think this scrub is a great budget purchase. It gives a deep exfoliation without being too harsh. It's not necessarily a luxurious product but it's effective and cheap. The fragrance is subtle and not overpowering.

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rated 4 of 5 *TOP REVIEWER* TurtleMoon on 8/16/2014 4:03:00 PM more reviews by TurtleMoon

Age: 30-35   Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium   Hair: Brown, Straight, Medium   Eyes: Green    

I used to use this as a teenager in the nineties and rediscovered it again just recently after many years of using other products. I thought at one point that this had actually been discontinued, so was surprised to see a tube of it (albeit a travel-sized one) in my local Superdrug.

I was pleasantly surprised by this little scrub. It's reasonably priced at 4.99 for a 150ml tube, but don't let that deter you from trying it. It might be cheap but it still manages to pack a punch in the exfoliating department. Unlike some other exfoliators I've tried, you don't need to get too rough with this either (and if you do you might just find yourself rubbing off a layer of skin!). The walnut shell powder and corn kernel meal in this are the '100% natural' exfoliants that do a good job of sloughing off the dead skin on your face and I definitely found after using this that my skin looked a lot brighter, more refined and felt a lot smoother too.

Strangely this has lanolin oil in it (something I usually react to) but in this instance I had no adverse reactions whilst using it. Like a lot of these drugstore ranges though, it should be noted that for all their 'good' claims (e.g. UK's no. 1 scrub brand; contains more than 90% naturally derived ingredients; includes Swiss glacial water, etc) there are always going to be the not-so-good. In the case of this, it also contains Methylparaben, Ethylparaben and Propylparaben which although are quite low down on the ingredients list, won't be to everyone's taste especially those of us who prefer to use 100% natural products on their skin.

I wasn't overly keen on the scent of this (a bit like really watered-down apricot cordial) but for the price and the positive results I saw whilst using it, I would definitely consider repurchasing the full-sized version in the future.

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rated 5 of 5 MissOrthodox on 3/6/2014 5:35:00 AM more reviews by MissOrthodox

Age: 25-29   Skin: Combination, Medium Brown, Warm   Hair: Brown, Kinky, Medium   Eyes: Brown    

I've been using this for about 4 years now, and nothing exfoliates and hydrates my body like this does, my skin is left soft, supple and glowing.

My legs are better prepared for shaving (results are smoother), my moisturisers absorb better, my body is soft and I feel a lot cleaner overall too.

I use this on my odd normal to sensitive face as well, and I've had no issues at all. I like to use it every other day on my face, or whenever I feel like a "re-surfacing" is needed.

I'm on my 3rd tub of this and have no plans to stop using it anytime soon.


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rated 4 of 5 DaysiDarling on 1/10/2014 2:16:00 PM more reviews by DaysiDarling

Age: 19-24   Skin: Combination, Olive   Hair: Brown   Eyes: Brown    

Well this product is very rough on my skin, I have sensitive skin and it felt a little rough. Overall its a great product its great for once a week or week and a half use. It smells good, and you feel fresh afterwards.

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