St Ives 'Daily Microdermabrasion' Facial Scrub

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Here I am again, introducing you to my favourite new skincare product - St Ives Timeless Skin 'Daily Microdermabrasion' Facial Scrub - phew, what a mouthful! I've been on a mission lately to improve my skincare routine and this scrub has definitely helped me along the way. I hate that feeling I get when I notice my skin is looking dull and drab and it's definitely seen better days. I have to be honest and admit I'm always suspicious of exfoliators claims. Many claim to leave our skin positively glowing and gorgeously healthy, where as I can't say I've ever noticed this - until now!  As I mentioned, I was on the lookout for new and affordable products to help keep my skin in good condition as I know how important it is to have a good routine. So, I gave myself the excuse to go to Asda as the beauty products are usually cheaper in there than stores such as Boots and I treated myself to a few goodies. I picked up this St Ives scrub and also bought a Clearasil SuperFruits daily scrub and cleansing pads too. PS Please excuse the poor quality of the photo! I wrote this post on a whim tonight and it's ridiculously dark, so I will get a clearer one up soon!
 
 Moving on to the scrub itself and how it works as a product! I was first impressed by the 'Daily Microdermabrasion' which caught my eye and gave me the impression of a high end product! The term 'microdermabrasion' reminded me of an expensive skin treatment and seeing as the scrub retails for just £4.99, I thought it was worth a try! The facial scrub is part of the 'Timeless Skin' range which aims to maintain a youthful appearance (I don't exactly need help in that area though, I look young enough as it is!). Daily Microdermabrasion is enriched with chamomile, Vitamin E and fine mineral crystals for 100% natural exfoliation. The scrub itself is super easy to use with simple instructions for use. All you need to do is splash your face with water, use a tiny amount of the product, lather it up and rinse off - simple! The formula itself feels like a cross between a gel wash and foam but it lathers up really well, meaning there's plenty of use in one tube. I haven't noticed a scent and it feels luxurious on the skin - it's certainly not a harsh exfoliant and I can feel it moisturising my skin too.
 
So, the most important part of any review - does it do what it promises? My answer to that is a big fat 'yes!'. I have been using the product at least four-five times a week for the past 3-4 weeks and have definitely noticed an improvement in my skin. Without makeup, my skin looks much more clearer and brighter and less dull and drab - which is exactly what I wanted! I'm also really pleased that this product is so affordable. The scrub retails at £4.99 for a 125ml tube, which I feel is good value as I explained you only have to use the smallest amount each time. I was fancying treating myself to a high end skincare product and I'm so glad I chose this instead, I will definitely be repurchasing!
 
What's your favourite exfoliator? x
 
 
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  1. This sounds really promising. I'll have to keep an eye out for it! xxx

    Grace | Glitter and Carousels

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  2. I would love to try this, I'm a huge fan of the St Ives apricot scrub so this sounds awesome!
    www.lydiarosexo.blogspot.co.uk xo

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    1. If you like the apricot scrub I'd imagine you'll love this! x

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  3. I absolutely love this, it is so gentle yet does the job perfectly, definitely a skincare fave of mine. Great post :).

    Alice xxx
    http://beautybyalicee.blogspot.co.uk/

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  4. I love St Ives scrubs! I don't often physically exfoliate my face because I love liquid exfoliants, but if I ever fancied a deep scrub I'd definitely reach for this! xx

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  5. My favourite is the st Ives apricot scrub so would love to try this too, I've heard so many things about chemical exfoliators I'd like to give them a whirl.

    wwww.amadhattersteaparty.blogspot.co.uk

    Xx

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