A body scrub is a treatment that is used to exfoliate and soften the skin. Abrasive materials such as salt or sugar are commonly mixed with aromatic oils and massaged into the skin. This treatment is used to remove dead skin cells and moisturize the skin.
There are a wide array of body scrub ingredients available to exfoliate the skin and provide a relaxing experience that leaves you feeling soft and smooth all over. Body scrubs are made of enriching antioxidants, vitamins, moisturizing elements and pleasing scents that apply to all of the senses. A body scrub can give a healthy and vibrant glow to the skin as well as:
Exfoliate the skin
Even out skin tone
A body scrub can help to soften and rejuvenate the skin by removing old and dead layers of skin cells. After the exfoliation process, moisturizers are applied to refresh the new skin. Many patients combine a body scrub with a full-body massage for the ultimate in relaxation and rejuvenation.
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