St. Ives Acne Control Apricot Scrub

BY ST. IVES #10 in Face Scrubs

4.3 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars63%
  • 4 Stars23%
  • 3 Stars9%
  • 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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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
Melissa S.
292 reviews
Love this scrub for multiple uses. I use it on my face a couple times a week but also love to use it on my legs after shaving. It helps remove any dry skin
Arresa L.
Yigo, Guam
10 reviews
buuuuut i suggest buying the store brand since it is cheaper
Lenaya S.
19 reviews
LOVE IT!!!!!! I use this product every night and morning it's amazing I have so many blackheads and this helps me control them!! I DEFINITELY RECOMMEND IT!
Milena G.
26 reviews
I've used this scrub for so long and it still holds up pretty well with my skin. Just remember not to use it too often since it can be a little too drying.
Holly-Ann D.
Renfrew, ON
33 reviews
I've been using this product for years on and off. I keep going back to it. It's a bit "scruby" if you have sensitive skin, but I prefer a good cleansing.
Anna G.
Portland, OR
20 reviews
A very good exfoliating scrub, smells great. Gets rid of my oiliness and really cleans my skin. Decent packaging. Very fair price as well. Would recommend.
Chantel B.
Canada, Ontario
31 reviews
Cleaned my face and did feel refreshed after, but I'm not sure if this actually helped. Will have to try again but there was a reason I stopped using this
Eden L.
North York, ON
127 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 1
Gets all of my dead skin off & a really good clean. I love this product, but feel like it isn't something I'd use on a daily basis & possibly twice a week.
Tianna S.
Laurel, Delaware
33 reviews
I absolutely love this product! I've been using it for years, and remember my mom using it when I was younger, definitely a tried and true staple product.
Melanie M.
Barrie, ON
5 reviews
Amazing!! love this product. I use it 3 times a week and my skin looks and feels amazing. I love the scent and it is truly effect for clearing blackheads.
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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