Scrub, Polish, Shine

With stressors popping up left and right (a pandemic, climate change, human rights’ issues, to name a few!), our skin may be more in need of some extra love. So perhaps it’s time to indulge in a bit of self-care. Throw a robe on, get the shower steam going, and check out our top picks for natural body scrubs.

These scrubs are made with natural or organic ingredients that gently exfoliate, nourish, and hydrate your skin for a silky smooth finish. Whether you’re suffering from irritated skin, chapped lips, or dry elbows and knees, gift yourself a mini spa session.

Follow up with one of these natural body lotions for a truly luxurious experience.

1. Herbivore Botanicals

Standout Ingredients | Coconut oil, Moroccan rose, pink clay Best For | Dry skin Price | $36 for 8 oz.

In the immortal words of Tom Haverford on ‘Parks & Recreation,’ it’s time to treat yo’self. We love Herbivore Botanicals’ Coco Rose Body Polish for when our skin needs a little extra TLC. The virgin coconut oil, certified organic shea butter, and floral Moroccan rose will wash away any dullness and leave you with hydrated and plump skin. And yes, we’re happy to share that Herbivore does ship internationally, so enjoy this vegan, cruelty-free, and natural pick.


2. Indie Lee

Standout Ingredients | Raw cane sugar, coconut & jojoba oils Best For | Lips & body Price | $40 for 8 oz.

For a luxurious scrub that transports you to paradise, check out Indie Lee’s Coconut Citrus Body Scrub. This blend of oils, lemongrass, and lemon balm will leave your skin feeling supple, your mind blissful, and maybe your mouth watering. Like all Indie Lee products (which ship globally!), you won’t find any harmful chemicals—ingredients are natural, cruelty-free, and ethically sourced.

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3. French Girl Organics

Standout Ingredients | Sea salt, avocado & lavender oils, shea & cocoa butter Best For | Itchy, irritated skin Price | $42 for 10 oz.

If a beach isn’t your vibe, how about the spa? That’s the feeling we get from French Girl Organics’ Mint Sea Polish. Gently exfoliate any itchy or irritated areas without worrying about side effects: The organic oils, butters, and sea algae are meant to soothe. Available to ship in the US via Follain, you can brighten your skin and your mood all at once.

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4. One Love Organics

Standout Ingredients | Raw sugar, sunflower seed oil, vitamin C ester Best For | Elbows, knees, & heels Price | $48 for 6 oz.

A body polish that doesn’t separate? Yes, please. One Love Organics’ Botanical C Body Polish avoids mess and mixing—and it’s rinse-able, so no slippery showers here! Using vitamin C ester instead of ascorbic acid, this ECOCERT certified natural and organic formula is more nourishing and moisturizing than most. All you have to do is massage into wet skin using gentle, circular motions and rinse with warm water.

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Standout Ingredients | Walnut shell powder, blood orange oil, organic aloe leaf Best For | Face & body multi-use Price | $38 for 2 oz.

Multi-use products? Sign. Us. Up. NOTO’s Resurface Scrub works on both face and body (and even your bum!). This natural scrub uses blood orange, walnut powder, and skincare-famous AHAs for your smoothest skin yet. Like all of NOTO’s products, it’s gender-neutral. Plus, everything the brand does is inclusive, natural, and gives back.

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6. SDOT Beauty

Standout Ingredients | Seaweed extract, pink Himalayan salt, cranberry seeds Best For | Rough skin Price | $36 for 12 oz.

SDOT Beauty’s SATIN ROUGE Body Polish will help your skin shine in no time at all. This body polish combines natural ingredients like cranberry seeds and seaweed extract for a gentle yet effective scrub. Maker Stephanie Coker crafts this customer fave in small batches to ensure quality, perfecting this unique formula. We love the reusable glass jar for storing future scrubs, as well.

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7. Frank Body

Standout Ingredients | Coffee, cold-pressed sweet almond oil, orange oil Best For | Fading scars & hyperpigmentation Price | $20 for 7.05 oz.

Caffeine energizes our bodies—and our skin. Frank Body’s Original Coffee Scrub is a vegan, natural scrub that tackles scars and tightens our skin and its elasticity. Available in international stores, this scrub is a fan-favorite, with a 5-star rating and over 4,000 (!) positive reviews. At $20, it’s a serious steal that’s sure to guarantee results.

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8. Palermo Body

Standout Ingredients | Organic raw sugar, fair trade coffee, vitamin E Best For | Ingrown hairs & blackheads Price | $48 for 8.5 oz.

Crafted and packaged with care out of Brooklyn, NY, and shipped worldwide, Palermo Body’s Coffee Scrub is as invigorating as it is effective. Using organic, fair trade coffee, and raw sugar, this scrub will help firm your skin, remove dead skin cells, and encourage healthy circulation all at once. Not sure if it’s for you? You can try out the travel size or email the Palermo Body team for customized recommendations.

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