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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  • "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
Jennifer A.
Queens Village, NY
1 review
I love it, it is amazing! it exfoliates my skin and gets rid of dead skin. However it is gentle and makes my skin super soft.
Cait A.
Lackawanna, NY
73 reviews
This product definitely helps with acne but not so much with dry skin. For the price though I can’t really complain too much.
Jasmine H.
Puyallup, WA
27 reviews
Works great as a mild exfoliator and always leaves my skin feeling clean and soft. I use this product while showering, daily.
Jennifer L.
Tucson, AZ
49 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 3
It exfoliates deep into your skin. The beads really help get the nasty stuff off your face. Leaves it feeling clean and soft!
Rabab A.
Detroit, MI
2 reviews
I have sensitive skin so it did kind of dry my face up at the beginning, nothing too overwhelming. Love this stuff..Recomend
Veleta O.
Jerome, ID
58 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 3
I absolutely love this product. I have used since I was a teenager and still using it. I love the way it makes my face feel.
Maryjane L.
Pasadena, TX
54 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 1
I can not go anywhere with out this product especially on a road trip I have to stop and get a quick face wash and I love it!
Anjelica P.
Pearl River, NY
56 reviews
I love the Apricot Scrub from St. Ives. I use it every day when I shower. It's cheap and leaves my face clean and super soft
Haley B.
Columbia, KY
31 reviews
I will always have this product on hand. It is the best exfoliator! Great for removing blackheads or just smoothing out skin!
Chelsea H.
Lake Mary, FL
118 reviews
I’ve been using this since high school. It leaves my face feeling super soft. I use this on my entire body sometimes as well.
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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