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Review of The Body Shops Vitamin C exfoliators

 

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I was lucky enough to be gifted these products from a friend last week and  I decided to give them both a go so I could compare their effects.

The first one I tried was the Glow Revealing Liquid Peel.  This is supposed to lift any pollutants that are sitting on the surface of our skin.  I applied it but when I started to massage it in for it to form clumps that I could brush/take off my skin I realised I was actually pulling the hairs on my face with it and it pinched!  I grabbed a wash cloth and even then I still found it really difficult to remove those balls of product as they were almost glued onto any downy hairs on my face.

A few days later I gave the Glow Boosting Microdermabrasion exfoliator a go.  This is more like a traditional scrub.  It has very fine particles and ground garnet (my birth stone ironically) to exfolite the skin thoroughly.  I REALLY liked this one.  It felt like it gave my face a really good scrub and my skin was left both soft and smoother to the touch after using it.

I did have a moment of “oh my gosh I didn’t check if this has microbeads!” but you will be glad to know The Body Shop do not use any plastic microbeads in their exfoliators, winner!

Overall I really can’t see how the Glow Revealing Liquid Peel has such amazing reviews, it has a 4.5 out of 5 on their website and that leaves me baffled because I just really couldn’t get on with this product (and neither could my friend which is why he gave it to me).  I can however see why the Glow Boosting Microdermabrasion has a 5 out of 5 on their website!  Hands down love it and would 100% recommend it to anyone looking to try it.

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