27 February

“Skin deep”, body scrubs photographed by Guido Mocafico


Focus on perfect body scrubs composed exclusively of crushed fruit shells, salt or sugar crystals and vegetable oils.

By Laurence Hovart

  • Particles of pumice stone and bamboo stalk, fir tree essential oil, pine needles, sage and cloves. “Redemption Body Scrub”, AESOP.

  • Microbeads of jojoba and silica, jojoba oil and peach butter. “Smoothing Body Polish – The Art of Body Care”, DIPTYQUE.

  • Salt and sugar crystals, shea butter, rosemary and mint essential oils… “Tonic Body Polisher with essential oils”, CLARINS.

  • Açaí berry oil, cane sugar, crushed passion fruit seeds and açaí. "Ekos - Açaí Body Pulp scrub”, NATURA

  • Sea salt, crushed grape seeds and a cocktail of almond, olive, peppermint, basil and rosemary oils “Guérande Salt Exfoliating Body Balm”, REN.

  • Cane sugar and crushed apricot kernel, sea salt and sunflower seeds, argan and olive oil. “Smoothing Body Scrub”, TATA HARPER.

  • Crushed grape seeds and grape seed oil, brown sugar, acacia honey plus juniper, cypress, lemon, lemongrass, rosemary and geranium essential oils. “Crushed Cabernet Scrub”, CAUDALIE.

  • Seat salt, almond nutshell powder, sunflower oil and cinnamon and nutmeg essential oils. “Aromatic Scrub with Spices”, CINQ MONDES.