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Editor’s Picks: 15 of the Best Body Scrubs to Exfoliate Your Skin

Slough away dryness, flakes and bumps with these scrubs.
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If you thought exfoliation was just for your face, think again. Your body needs it, too—especially if you’re dealing with dryness, rough patches or even scales. Unless you remove that dead skin build-up, your body lotion or cream won’t be able to do its job properly.

That’s where a good body scrub comes in. Not only will it make your skin soft, smooth and prepped for moisturizer, you can also use it pre- and post-hair removal to prevent razor burn and ingrowns. It even helps with those annoying bumps on the back of your arms (also known as keratosis pilaris or KP). 

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Keep scrolling to find out what to look for in a body scrub, and the the best ones I’ve found for every preference.

Editor’s Picks (At a Glance)

What to Look for in a Body Scrub

The Best Body Scrubs of 2022

Necessaire The Body Exfoliator
Goop G.Tox 5 Salt Detox Body Scrub
Indie Lee Coconut Citrus Scrub
UpCircle Coffee Body Scrub with Lemongrass
ZitSticka Fizz Fountain Body Scrub
Peach Lily KP Bump Boss Microderm Body Scrub
True Botanicals Body Love Bum Scrub
Fur Silk Scrub
Truly Acai Your Boobies Boob Polish
Biossance Squalane Enzyme Sugar Body Scrub
Herbivore Coco Rose Coconut Oil Body Polish
Goldfaden MD Doctor's Body Scrub Body Dermabrasion
Milk Honey Body Polish No. 5
Pirette Coconut Oil Scrub
SheaMoisture Daily Hydration Creme Sugar Scrub

Further Reading

  1. The Microbead-Free Waters Act: FAQs. U.S. Food & Drug Administration.