St. Ives Acne Control Apricot Scrub

BY ST. IVES #10 in Face Scrubs

4.3 out of 5 stars
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Bye-bye, blemishes! We added salicylic acid to our signature apricot face scrub to help reduce breakouts and prevent acne. Crushed walnut shell powder leaves pores fresher than fresh for beautifully glowing skin.

Ingredients: Salicylic Acid (2.0%)
Other Ingredients: Water (Aqua), Juglans Regia (Walnut) Shell Powder, Glycol Stearate SE, Glycerin, Sodium Lauryl Sulfoacetate, Zea Mays (Corn) Kernel Meal, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Cetearyl Alcohol, Triethanolamine, Cetyl Alcohol, Glyceryl Stearate, PEG-100 Stearate, Prunus Armeniaca (Apricot) Fruit Extract, Cetyl Acetate, Ceteareth-20, Carbomer, Polysorbate 60, Acetylated Lanolin Alcohol, Fragrance (Parfum), PPG-2 Methyl Ether, Phenethyl Alcohol, Methylisothiazolinone, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891).


1. Squeeze a dime sized amount of Acne Control Apricot Face Scrub onto your fingertips and massage onto damp skin.

2. Spread in small circular motions, applying gentle pressure to wake your skin’s natural circulation.

3. Work all over, right up to your hairline and onto the sides of your nose.

4. When you’re done, rinse and pat dry with a clean towel.

5. Use 3 to 4 times a week (depending on skin) for best results.

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St. Ives Acne Control Apricot Scrub
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  • "My skin is kind of sensitive and I've been using St.Ives for a while. I have never had any breakouts from this scrub. My skin is always sooth after using the scrub." in 2021 reviews
  • "I know this scrub is the real deal because I got my fiancee, who has never used a face wash other than a bar of soap before, to use this stuff religiously everyday in the shower." in 561 reviews
  • "I love this scrub,I use it for my face and sometimes my legs too.the microbeads help removing old dead skin and give you a fresh feeling" in 533 reviews
  • "works great smells great and the texture its self is amazing works well to control my break outs use this in my daily routine " in 370 reviews
  • "I don't use it every day because it tends to dry out my skin if I do, but I can definitely tell it helps to clear up my skin when I do use it!" in 265 reviews
Brittany D.
Brick, NJ
6 reviews
This product is as good as some high end products.  I enjoy using it as a body wash too once in a while. I purchase it whenever it goes on sale at Ulta.
Gabrielle G.
Sunrise, FL
485 reviews
This product is a little too harsh for me. I didn't like how my face reacted to this, and I recommend their other formula scrub, the positively radiant one.
Emily A.
Bluefield , VA
118 reviews
Love this product! Keeps acne and black heads under control. Only down fall is that it dries my skin out. Follow up with lotion and this scrub is perfect!!!!
Andrea M.
6 reviews
This product is my favorite to wash my face with. I've never broken out while using it and if I was getting a blemish this was sure to stop it in its tracks.
Lacey E.
82 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 1
I love this face wash! I feel like it scrubs away all impurities! I purchased at my local grocery store. It exceeded my expectations and was very effective.
Heather T.
Hammonton, NJ
12 reviews
I love this cleanser. I feel like the little sand particles in it are scrubbing away all the bad stuff in my pores and on my face. I feel it cleans so well.
Ericka G.
Kannapolis, Nc
319 reviews
This is my go to face wash, smells light & is not too harsh on the face. i must say they have many types out in this brand but apricot is always my fave one!
Adrienne D.
Cordova, TN
5 reviews
This face scrub is really great! It's not too harsh on your skin, and leaves it feeling refreshed. I've only bought it once, but I will definitely buy again.
Yer V.
Merced, CA
4 reviews
This product is amazing! A little size about the finger tip is good enough, long lasting, helps get rid of your pimple/acne. It helps smooth out my face too.
Barbara A.
Santa Fe, NM
1 review
For me it is a must have. I use it everyday and even more during the winter. I love it and I will continue to use it for as long as my dry skin requires it.
Tiffany C.
Palmdale, CA
61 reviews
Do people use this on areas other than their faces?
Adrienna V.
Tulsa, OK
4 reviews
How good does this product work? and does it stink ?
Misato S.
38 reviews
Can it be used on sensitive skin?
Tamanna H.
Ashburn, VA
117 reviews
Is this ok for sensitive skin/acne prone skin?
lizeth c.
San jose, CA
106 reviews
I know it's a scrub and it smells good but does the little particles hurt your skin?

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