St. Ives Acne Control Apricot Scrub

BY ST. IVES #10 in Face Scrubs

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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
Monica M.
54 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 1
This is my holy grail skin product. I tend to have combination skin, and this works great. Leaves my skin feeling fresh and clean.
maddie s.
Clovis, CA
11 reviews
This is hands down my favorite scrub, most dry out my skin and strip the nutrients! this keeps blemishes away well ,and affordable.
GiGi V.
13 reviews
I love this product it makes more face so soft and clean its doesn't break me out whatsoever especially I have dry sensitive skin.
Alexandra Y.
Tamarac, FL
40 reviews
This always exfoliates my skins and leaves it soft and silky, I would recommend this to anyone who has dirty pores and acne marks.
Deniqua F.
Charlottesville, VA
92 reviews
Love love love St. Ives products! I have the lavender moisturizer, the lotions, and the apricot scrub! All of it smells so great!
Thais D.
Pompano Beach, FL
12 reviews
It very gentle on the skin and i love the smell of it, I am on my second and i will definely be buying more, and the price its fair
Amber V.
Louisville, KY
24 reviews
Best. blackhead. wash. ever. ive been using it for years on and off and my skin always feels fresh and well washed after each use.
Moniesha D.
College Park, GA
6 reviews
I swear by thisproduct. I have been using this product since I was about maybe 13 years old. It leaves my face so clean and smooth.
Christa E.
Georgetown, TX
98 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 2
My mom swears by this scrub but it's just not for me. I don't really like microbeads... I prefer the facial cleansers without them.
Alexa M.
Rio Rancho, NM
41 reviews
I got this in the campus voxbox and is definitely my go to face scrub. It keeps my face and skin soft and absolutely blemish free.
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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