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EssenHerb Black Tea Scrub Review

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I know physical exfoliation gets villainized, but I still like a face scrub every once in a while, if it’s made right. If I am going to use a physical exfoliator, it has to be gentle and contain small, smooth particles. It can’t irritate the skin or feel rough and painful (no St. Ives here, been there done that in high school).


Back in January, I bought the EssenHerb Black Tea Scrub to try. It’s available on YesStyle (save more with reward code KBHOBBIT).

This black sugar and black tea exfoliant promises a smooth complexion.


How to use

  • Towel dry after cleansing the face

  • Apply the scrub and gently massage

  • Rinse

  • Follow with the rest of your skincare


EssenHerb Black Tea Scrub can be used 2-3 times a week, depending on your skin condition.

My impressions

This didn’t work for my face. Usually sugar scrubs are great for me (my favorite is this one), but the EssenHerb felt too rough. My guess is it’s because of the walnut shell in the ingredients. I’m very gentle when using scrubs, but it still felt like too much.


However, this was not a waste. It’s working amazing on my arms and legs. A little bit spreads well, and after rinsing it leaves a nice nourishing layer on the skin. I probably don’t even need a moisturizer after it (but I still use one).


So, no for the face, yes for the body.


#EssenHerb #exfoliation


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EssenHerb Black Tea Scrub ingredients: Black Strap Powder, Glycerin, Water, Beeswax, Dipropylene Glycol, Lauric Acid, Juglans Regia (Walnut) Shell Powder, Myristic Acid, Algin, Silica, Hydrogenated Polydecene, 1,2-Hexanediol, Decyl Glucoside, Benzyl Glycol, Chlorphenesin, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract, Rosa Canina Fruit Oil, Citrus Limon (Lemon) Peel Oil, Allantoin, Disodium EDTA, Ethylhexylglycerin, Dipotassium Glycyrrhizate, Raspberry Ketone, Aniba Rosodora (Rosewood) Wood Oil, Palmitic Acid, Mentha Piperita (Peppermint) Extract, Eucalyptus Globulus Leaf Extract, Centella Asiatica Extract, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract, Butylene Glycol


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