photo by hilary walsh


beauty mark: exfoliators

scrub a dub, dub.

by liza darwin

Whether you're going back to school or just getting back into the work routine post-Labor Day weekend, start fall off on a seriously smooth note with the ulitmate exfoliants. Not only will these scrubs, bars, and potions banish dead skin and polish your bod ASAP, they'll leave you feeling refreshed and ready to conquer the day/week/year. So September, we're ready for you! Make room in your bathroom and check out the most effective body scrubs below.

If you want want to feel fancy in the bath: Laura Mercier Almond Coconut Milk Scrub, $50

If you want a sweet-smelling (maple!), wallet-friendly option: Soap and Glory Smoothie Star™ Breakfast Scrub, $25 

If you have sensitive skin: Philosophy Fresh Cream Body Polishing Scrub, $20

If you like your body scrub in a bar form: Fresh Seaberry Exfoliating Soap, $16.50

If you're not scared to rub coffee on your body (it's awesome, swear): Franks Body Scrub, $17.95

If you want a 2-in-1 face and body scrub: Soaptopia The Good Rub, $11

If you want to wake up your skin, stat: Andrea Garland Stimulating Ginger Body Scrub, $34.82