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Body Washes & Scrubs Asked & Answered
What is our best body wash for dry skin at Origins?
If you're looking for the best body wash for dry skin from Origins, you may want to opt for Ginger Burst™ Savory Body Wash, one of our top-selling body cleanser. This lathering body wash is great for all skin types. It cleanses the skin with its smooth, gentle foaming action and releases a warm aroma that soothes the senses as you apply it throughout your body.
What are the benefits of a body scrub?
Body scrubs remove dead skin cells, resulting in radiant, smooth skin. And all skin types can benefit from using a body scrub with rich emollients and gentle exfoliating ingredients, as the emollients help provide deep hydration while the exfoliants help gently buff away dryness. Origins' Ginger Body Scrub™ Smoothing Body Buffer is formulated with a blend of Dead Sea Salts and Macadamia and Almond oils to help smooth away rough patches while moisturizing the skin.
How often should you use a body scrub?
Generally, it's best to use a body scrub to exfoliate the skin once or twice a week. For those with sensitive skin, a once-weekly routine with a gentle exfoliant is recommended. Many people use body scrubs up to three times a week during the summer months, but it's important to maintain a routine year-round.
Body scrubs help remove impurities from the skin, and the ingredients work to slough away dead skin cells. Using a body scrub on a regular basis helps boost natural skin cell turnover, resulting in smooth, soft, and refreshed skin. Those with extremely dry skin should use a body scrub that contains moisturizing ingredients and follow up with a moisturizing cream (we recommend Ginger Souffle™ Whipped Body Cream) or body oil.
Can you use body wash on your face?
Whether or not to use body wash on your face depends on several factors, including overall skin sensitivity. Some body washes state directly on the packaging that they should not be used on the face, double check when in doubt.
Why do we need to exfoliate our body and how to exfoliate?
Exfoliating helps remove dead skin cells, surface oil, and impurities that accumulate over the day, which can help smooth your skin. To enjoy its many benefits, which include priming skin for moisturizer and creating a smooth canvas for any steps that follow while taking some me time, follow these steps:
- Make sure no one is going to disturb you for the next hour
- Light a scented candle, put on your favorite mellow music and dim the lights to set a spa-like ambiance
- Start your regular body wash routine in the shower
- Once your skin is wet and clean, step away from the water stream and massage the Ginger Body Scrub™ Smoothing Body Buffer onto your skin.
- Make sure to pay attention to rough, dry patches on your skin
- Step back into your shower stream and rinse.
- Finish by patting your skin dry with a towel