Astara

Daily Refining Scrub 6 oz (170 g)

$37.00$0.22 / ml

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Fine siliceous earth in a soothing botanical base gently exfoliates dead cells without damaging pores or capillaries. This organic-aloe-based exfoliant combines diatomaceous earth from the depths of the sea with soothing and nutrient-rich plant extracts for profound cleansing, buffing, and removal of dead cells to improve overall skin health absorption of nutrients. Daily use softens and refines skin's appearance and allows increased absorption of nutrients from moisturizers.  Refines fine lines when used consistently.

Not for some sensitive or broken-out skin.

Sunstar Dimensions, Inc.

Infusion of Calendula, Basil (Ocimum Basilcum), Chamomilla Recutita (Chamomile), Comfrey, Linden (Tilia Cordata) Flower, Rose, Aloe Vera (Aloe Barbadensis) Gel, Diatomaceous Earth, Glycerin (vegetable derived), Na PCA, Hawaiian Seaplant Extract, Algin, Decyl Polyglucoside, Vitamin E Acetate, Vitamin C (ascorbic acid), Oils of Pink Grapefruit, Lemon (Citrus Medica Limonium), Citrus Reticulata (Mandarin Orange), Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender), Oleth 20 (vegetable derived)

Apply to damp skin. Holding the skin with one hand, massage with gentle, circular motion with fingers of the other hand. Rinse with tepid water. Follow with AHA Nutrient Toning Essence, Activated Antioxidant Infusion, and appropriate replenishing moisturizer.

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Astara Daily Refining Scrub, 6 oz
 
4.6

(based on 18 reviews)

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    (12)

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75%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Softens skin (4)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

No Best Uses
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (3)
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (3)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

I first used this at my ...

I first used this at my last facial and will never use another scrub again. This one is IT! It is pricey, but rest assured, a tiny pinky-nail size amount covers the face...Read complete review

I first used this at my last facial and will never use another scrub again. This one is IT! It is pricey, but rest assured, a tiny pinky-nail size amount covers the face so this bottle goes a very long way. Also, I am willing to pay a little more for a natural scrub that works. Astara's Daily Refining Scrub is unlike any scrub you ever had--it has tiny "scrubbers" that feel therapeutic. I have always had tiny blackheads on my nose with larger pores in that area, and after about 7 days, this scrub took care of them and they never came back since. I'm in my mid-30s with combo skin, no skin problems, and this product feels so nice. It's non-drying, non oily. It leaves my skin so perfectly balanced that I often forget to use toner or moisturizer afterward. Treat yourself just once to this product: Your skin deserves it! I'm going to buy a bottle for my sister next Christmas. P.S. Per an earlier review: I actually like Astara's packaging! Simple, classic, elegant.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Decent Scrub

The scrub is pretty abrasive (e.g. think drugstore brand Apricot Scrub/grainy)so if you have sensitive skin I would use it with caution. Even with normal skin, I would probably use no...Read complete review

The scrub is pretty abrasive (e.g. think drugstore brand Apricot Scrub/grainy)so if you have sensitive skin I would use it with caution. Even with normal skin, I would probably use no more than 2-3x a week. The scrub smells like fresh Grapefruit (i.e. citrus-y smell) and leaves your skin feeling soft, clean, exfoliated, and supple. I don't think it's worth the price though - I think there are cheaper alternatives out there unless you're looking for natural product. Packaging can use some work though - as other reviewers complained below, I had similar experience.

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5.0

Best scrub ever!

By KellyR

from San Antonio, TX

describe yourself Beauty Conscious

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Pros

  • Softens Skin

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Enlarged Pores
    • Fine Lines/Wrinkles
    • Sensitive Skin

    Comments about Astara Daily Refining Scrub, 6 oz:

    I love scrubs and masks. I've been almost obsessed with them since I was 12 years old. I've tried everything from the most expensive high end brands to the cheapest drugstore brands, but this has got to be the best facial scrub I've ever used. I was drawn to it because of the diatomaceous earth (DE) in the ingredients. If you don't know about DE, you should google it – it's pretty cool stuff with a wide array of uses. Because of the nature of DE, it made sense to me that it might be awesome for exfoliation, and it is! Most scrubs have either rather large or very tiny particles, but this scrub has both. After the first time I used it, my pores were totally clear, my dry winter skin flakes were gone, and my skin was super soft. The only thing you need to watch is that you don't overdo it because this stuff works really well with minimal effort. It doesn't take much, so the bottle should last quite a while. It's definitely worth a try!

    • Skin Type:
    • Combination

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    5.0

    simply delightful!

    By purple sweater

    from Boston, MA

    describe yourself Beauty Conscious

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    Pros

    • Lightweight
    • Non-Greasy
    • Smells Great
    • Softens Skin

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use
      • Sensitive Skin

      Comments about Astara Daily Refining Scrub, 6 oz:

      A great basic exfoliator. *Much* more gentle (super-fine grains) than St. Ives products (my former go-to). Delicious orangy-citrus scent. Leaves my face softer than a baby's butt. I don't use more than 4x a week due to sensitive skin, but those with a tougher hide should be able to use daily.

      • Skin Type:
      • Oily

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      3.0

      Decent Scrub

      By Qu33nB33

      from Los Angeles, CA

      describe yourself Beauty Expert

      Pros

      • Exfoliates
      • Smells Great
      • Softens Skin

      Cons

      • Gritty

      Best Uses

      • Exfoliation

      Comments about Astara Daily Refining Scrub, 6 oz:

      The scrub is pretty abrasive (e.g. think drugstore brand Apricot Scrub/grainy)so if you have sensitive skin I would use it with caution. Even with normal skin, I would probably use no more than 2-3x a week. The scrub smells like fresh Grapefruit (i.e. citrus-y smell) and leaves your skin feeling soft, clean, exfoliated, and supple. I don't think it's worth the price though - I think there are cheaper alternatives out there unless you're looking for natural product. Packaging can use some work though - as other reviewers complained below, I had similar experience.

      • Skin Type:
      • Combination
      • Age:
      • 25-34

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      5.0

      very good

      By river

      from beverly hills Ca

      describe yourself Beauty Conscious

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Lightweight
      • Softens Skin

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Astara Daily Refining Scrub, 6 oz:

          feels effective. I'm glad they changed the bottle.The old pump style clogged up quickly

          • Skin Type:
          • Combination
          • Age:
          • 55+

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          5.0

          I first used this at my ...

          By Jennifer

          from Santa Monica, CA

          See all my reviews

          Comments about Astara Daily Refining Scrub, 6 oz:

          I first used this at my last facial and will never use another scrub again. This one is IT! It is pricey, but rest assured, a tiny pinky-nail size amount covers the face so this bottle goes a very long way. Also, I am willing to pay a little more for a natural scrub that works. Astara's Daily Refining Scrub is unlike any scrub you ever had--it has tiny "scrubbers" that feel therapeutic. I have always had tiny blackheads on my nose with larger pores in that area, and after about 7 days, this scrub took care of them and they never came back since. I'm in my mid-30s with combo skin, no skin problems, and this product feels so nice. It's non-drying, non oily. It leaves my skin so perfectly balanced that I often forget to use toner or moisturizer afterward. Treat yourself just once to this product: Your skin deserves it! I'm going to buy a bottle for my sister next Christmas. P.S. Per an earlier review: I actually like Astara's packaging! Simple, classic, elegant.

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          4.0

          This scrub is great, very ...

          By Anonymous

          from Undisclosed

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          Comments about Astara Daily Refining Scrub, 6 oz:

          This scrub is great, very fine texture and not harsh at all! However, the price is a little high for me, but I may buy again.

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          5.0

          A continual favorite. I ...

          By patricia

          from Blue Bell, PA

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          Comments about Astara Daily Refining Scrub, 6 oz:

          A continual favorite. I have sensitive, easily irritated skin, yet need to exfoliate. I mix this with a gentle foaming cleanser for a wonderful lathering exfoliating scrub. My skin is soft, fresher-looking, and not red and dry.

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          5.0

          I just adore this scrub. ...

          By Jacqueline

          from Brooklyn, NY

          Comments about Astara Daily Refining Scrub, 6 oz:

          I just adore this scrub. I discovered it three years ago, and still can't find anything to beat it. The grains are amazingly fine which is especially good for oily skin, as I've noticed harsh exfoliation just makes matters worse. The smell is fresh and and the oils (lavender, grapefruit etc.) leave the skin lightly moisturized. I like the lavender in particular, as it aids in healing skin damage. I've also never had problems with the pump, and think the blue glass bottle is lovely (reminds me of an old colored glass apothecary bottle).

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          5.0

          This is the BEST SCRUB ...

          By Jennifer

          from VA

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          Comments about Astara Daily Refining Scrub, 6 oz:

          This is the BEST SCRUB I've ever used! The fine granules are surprisingly and effectively abrasive, but without being at all harsh. Each time I use it, I see noticable results: my skin is smooth and glowing, and feels super-soft. If I just want a gentle scrub, I wet my face first. But if I need more aggressive exfoliation, I use the scrub dry. This is an EXCELLENT PRODUCT and well worth the price!

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          5.0

          This is product is ...

          By Anonymous

          from Undisclosed

          Comments about Astara Daily Refining Scrub, 6 oz:

          This is product is excellent!!!! I've used many facial scrubs, but nothing so far has come close to this one. My pores are barely visible now, and my skin looks so much better. I do have sensitive skin and used the scrub everyday, but I did a gentle massage, for less than a minute, and didn't have any problems with it.

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