05/11/2014

St. Ives face and body scrubs

St. Ives face and body scrubs, beauty, review, skincare,
St. Ives face and body scrubs, beauty, review, skincare,

I remember using St. Ives face scrubs ages ago, they belonged to my husband (then boyfriend) and I really liked their apricot scent, but they seemed a too harsh for my skin. I've recently learnt though that there are more products in the range, so I was eager to try St. Ives 'Sensitive Skin' Apricot Gentle Scrub* and leaving St. Ives 'Fresh Skin' Apricot Invigorating Scrub* for my husband, who has a normal skin. (There's also St. Ives 'Naturally Clear' Apricot Blemish Fighting Scrub option for those who are prone to breakouts.) All St. Ives facial scrubs contain apricots - to gently cleanse, hydrate and nourish the skin, walnuts - to act as an all-natural exfoliant and corn kernels - to promote skin's regeneration. I've been using my scrub on a weekly basis, followed-up by a face mask and I definitely noticed my skin looking clearer and fresher. 

I also put St. Ives Apricot Body Scrub* on trial and safe to say I think I've found my new favourite body scrub! It smells absolutely amazing, when I open it, literally my whole bathroom smells like a summer afternoon. It does a great job too buffing away the skin but not being too harsh. I fully incorporated it into my fake tan routine and couldn't be more happy with the results. If you're looking for a body scrub on a budget - here's your product!

31 comments:

  1. St. Ives face scrubs are a long time favorite of mine. They make my face feel so smooth - but much like you, I use them only once or twice a week as they're quite exfoliating. Great review. :)

    xo Brianna | Glazed Over

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    1. Thanks Brianna, yes, it's important not to over-use them!

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  2. It sounds amazing! I love St. Ives scrubs, always so lovely x

    Angela | The Sunday Chapter

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  3. I love St Ives, so affordable and so effective x

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  4. I've used St Ives for a while now- they've always been good, and apricot is definitely the best scent!

    www.thetechgypsy.com

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    1. Oh this body scrub smells just divine!

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  5. I love St Ives but never knew they did a body scrub!

    Emily x // EmGrace

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  6. I don't use the facial scrub as I used to before the body scrub is great and an affordable choice.

    Victoria x
    FlorenceandMary.com

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    1. Yes, definitely something to look out for, especially if you're on a budget!

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  7. I also tried the scrub a few years ago and found it to harsh. I'll have to give this sensitive one a go! :)

    Style Sunrise☀

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    1. I'm the same, it was too harsh but sensitive one feels very nice on the skin.

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  8. I've never actually tried anything from St Ives before! I love the sound of the apricot scrub

    www.saltandchic.com // UK Fashion Blog

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    1. You need to try it Amy when you'll get a chance!

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  9. I've never tried any of their products, I'll love to check out the body scrub :)
    ladywannabeblog

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  10. Never tried St Ives before buy my nan loves them. The apricot element sounds fab!

    Hannah xo | hannatalks

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    1. Oh so you can raid your nan's supply! ;)

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  11. Ah, now I regret not buying one when I was in London. They sound great!

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    1. Maybe you'll get them next time? :)

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