St. Ives Acne Control Apricot Scrub

BY ST. IVES #10 in Face Scrubs

4.3 out of 5 stars
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  • 2 Stars3%
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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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  • "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
Lise P.
New Orleans
11 reviews
The apricot scrub cleans my skin and works to regulate my skin’s oil production. It keeps it fresh and reduces my blemishes and pimples.
Lauren S.
Latrobe, PA
77 reviews
Absolutely love this product! Works great at getting rid of blemishes and keeping them away. Only negative is that is dries my skin out.
Amy C.
12 reviews
My dermatologist told me to stop using this ASAP because it was making my face oily. Way to abrasive for the delicate skin on your face.
Regina W.
Tobyhanna, PA
41 reviews
This product ju s reasonbly priced and does a good job at. Providing the appropriate exfoliation to deal with acne and other skin issues.
Megan J.
Cattaraugus, NY
26 reviews
This product smells great and feels good on the face! I like the micro beads in the scrub. I bought it from Walmart for a good price too! 
Anees F.
Kansas City, MO
94 reviews
St Ivs scrubs and moisturizers are the best !!! The smell is AMAZING !!! The quality of the product is very veryyyy good !!! A must have.
Cindy P.
Seattle, WA
12 reviews
This scrub is like a cult classic and it definitely lives up to the hype! Very inexpensive, but exfoliates well without being too harsh.
Patricia G.
Rio Grande Cy, TX
17 reviews
This scrub is gentle on my face and leaves my face feeling fresh and smooth after every use. It's also a great price for a great product.
Janessa M.
Oakdale, CA
13 reviews
Very gentle on my skin but tough on my acne! Great product! Smells great, and comes in various sizes so you can always take it with you.
Talisha J.
Silver Spring , MD
29 reviews
Very effective and oldie but goodie gave scrub. I know now that it may have been a little too harsh for my skin but it's an old favorite.
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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