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12 Delectable Sugar Body Scrubs for Your Sweetest Buns Yet

Sugar, spice, and environmentally nice
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Beyond the multitude of intoxicating fragrances and indulgent textures, sugar body scrubs offer a multitude of advantages for our skin's health and appearance. At the heart of sugar scrubs lies their exfoliating prowess: the natural granules of sugar gently yet effectively remove dead skin cells, revealing a smoother, more radiant complexion. Unlike some harsher exfoliants, sugar is inherently gentle, making it suitable for all skin types, including those with sensitivity concerns (depending on other ingredients in the formula). Also unlike some other exfoliators, microbead, for instance, sugar dissolves naturally in our water systems, feeding the environment, not causing it harm.

As for the benefits to our skin, sugar scrubs boast hydrating properties. As they exfoliate, they also attract moisture to the skin, which adds to its suppleness and nourishment. Nowadays, not only can we choose between many scents that can make us feel like we're getting an aromatherapy treatment, but these new-gen sugar body scrubs also come with covetable ingredients previously limited to facial care, like retinol, AHAs, botanical oils, clay, and many more; some have been formulated specifically for our tush, even. Some double as a scalp exfoliator, making them perfect for that everything shower. Just one use per week can yield noticeable improvements in skin texture, tone, and overall radiance. Whether you want to address rough patches, feel smoother, or simply indulge in self-care through body nurture, sugar body scrubs are a naturally effective, environment-friendly, and oh-so-sweet way to do it.

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Bali Body Body Scrub, $25.95
That perfect amount of rose scent is divine in itself, and add to it some pink French clay, sugar, and a blend of nourishing plant-based oils, and boom! You get this gentle yet effective exfoliator that replenishes moisture, promotes suppleness, and is suitable for all skin types.

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For those days when you're feeling like you haven't seen your body glow for a while, reach for this exfoliating seaweed oil and sugar body scrub. Tired skin will tenderly experience an uplift, suddenly flooded with vitality, while soothing lavender and rosemary relax the mind at the same time.

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The super-comforting whipped feel of this sugar scrub comes with the benefits of organic coconut oil, brightening lavender, blue tansy, and vitamin E to revitalize skin. It's environmentally friendly, naturally brightening, and light enough for even daily use (it can get addictive, what can we say?).

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For a deeper sensory experience, along comes a creamy clay and organic sugar body scrub that warms upon contact. How's that for a pampering? It detoxifies and exfoliates, and smells of jasmine, grapefruit, and vanilla.

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