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5 Things You Need To Know Before You Buy Your Next Sugar Scrub

Switching to a clean, sugar-based scrub with a quality moisturizer built-in can replace up 5 different products. Saving you time, money and effort.


Sugar is a great option because it’s gentle on the skin, yet effectively removes the layer of dead skin cells which blocks lotions, creams, oils from properly absorbing into your skin. Sugar melts quickly in water, so in most cases using your product in the shower is ideal.

Sugar scrubs can help to even out combination skin and some have reported it helping with breakouts, because of the removal of the dead skin cells.

Exfoliating and moisturizing can help with Keratosis Pilaris a common skin condition, sometimes known as ‘chicken skin’ by gently removing the plug of dead skin cells at the hair follicle. Regular use will gently remove and prevent them from coming back. 

Massage onto legs, underarms and bikini area to exfoliate for a clean, close shave--leave on to shave with the oil or rinse and then shave depending on your skin’s preference. 

Rinse sugar off and always pat hands and body dry. 

Woman shaving leg with sugar scrub

#1 Alcohol-free

Why: It’s drying to the skin, not suited for sensitive skin types.

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#2 Salt-free
Why: Beacause it irritates cracked skin, can cause a burning sensation, not suited for sensitive skin types, can aggravate redness.

Sugar Scrub on counter with plant

#3 Fragrance-free
Why: Contains a plethora of unknown ingredients and/or harmful chemicals that can cause long-term health effects. 

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#4 Customer Reviews
Why: Always check out customer testimonials whenever possible before you buy a new product to get a good idea if this product will work for you, to save you time, money and frustration.

Woman standing in shower with sugar scrub smelling it

#5 Read the ingredients list
Why: Get into the habit of reading the ingredients on the BACK of the jars (not just what’s claimed on the front) just like the food you eat.


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Simple enough, right? If you have any questions feel free to email me, info@pureandcoco.com or simply leave a comment below.

Happy exfoliating!

- Rene'


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