This is AMAZING!! I honestly didn't believe it just from reviews alone (I've been misled before....) but I figured I'd grab it, it's really affordable. It does smell nice but you have to dip into the jar. I use a plastic cosmetic spatula for all of my jars anyway. When I first tried it, I was shocked at how 'unscrubby' it was. There's a few larger seeds and then there are some finer bits but not a lot of them. I actually tend to prefer liquid AHA's anyway, but I do occasionally use rice powder when I want a gentle micro exfoliant, and tend to avoid large particle scrubs. So at first, I was like pssshhh wth is this? BUUUUTTT.. then I noticed how smooth and nice my face looked and felt and re read the ingredients. There's a lot of good acids in there and none of them are ones I have issues with. I knew they were in there, but I didn't know how strong it was before I tried it. So basically, this is like a chemical exfoliant to me more than a manual "scrub" although there is a little of that too.
Honestly it's smart the scrub particles are few and farther between, since it already has the acid. I think that's why they call it a scrub, aside from the particles, because technically it exfoliates on both levels. I would normally say to avoid heavy scrubbing on the same day as acids but this is fairly mild. Word of warning though, although it's obvious to avoid your eyes, when your face is wet, this easily runs down and drips into your eyes and even just a teeny bit will burn a lot because of said acids. So be more careful than normal with that.
I will definitely buy this over and over. It's a great addition a few times a week! TJ's is really nailing affordable beauty lately.