Formulated with salt or sugar… Our favourite body scrubs
Grain sugar, sea salt or fruits shells… Focus on the mineral or vegetable formulas that literally transform the skin.
Guérande salt (remineralizes and exfoliates) + sea water from Gulf Stream (a cocktail of trace elements and minerals) + Criste Marine, blue charcoal and red algae (stimulate regeneration and cell oxygenation) + sea fern (reinforce skin cells’ resistance to stress) = “Body Scrub with sea salt and essential oils”, ALGOLOGIE. 24 euros for 150 ml.
Grain Sugar (scrubs and softens) + organic orange essential oil (tones) = “Orange Sugar Body Scrub”, DELAROM.
29,80 euros for 200 ml.
Argan shells, sugar grain and orange peels (a scrubing cocktail) + almond and sunflower vegetable oils (restore the hydrolipid film) + grapefruit essential oil (revitalizes) + fruit acids : grape, pineapple and passionfruit (exfoliate) = “1000 Grain Body Exfoliator”, DÉCLÉOR. 30 euros for 200 ml.
Marine crystals (revitalize and exfoliate) + poppy seeds (scrub and stimulate cells) + aloe vera (its vitamins and trace elements boost hydration) = “Marine Crystals Revitalizing Body Scrub”, PATYKA. 26 euros for 150 ml.
Rice wax (its fatty acids soften the skin) + rice powder (nourishes and protects) + vegetable rice water (its mineral salts and trace elements boost proteins synthesis) = “Milky Rice Body Scrub”, KENZOKI. 28 euros for 200 ml.
Orange peel extract (tonifies) + litchi kernels and walnut hulls powder (exfoliates) + coconut oil (nourrishes and soften) = “Melting Body Scrub”, NUXE. 16,95 euros for 200 ml.
Salt grain and sugar (exfoliate) + shea butter (nourrishes) + rosemary and mint essential oils (tonifies) = “Tonic Body Polisher”, CLARINS. 17,52 euros for 100 ml.
By Laurence Hovart, Painting : Laurence Hovart. Photograph : Charles Helleu. Numéro 118.