7 Of The Best Body Scrubs For Sloughing Off Dry Winter Skin

Ready, set, buff

When dealing with dry winter skin, our minds tend to yearn for buttery creams and decadent moisturisers.

And while there’s no doubt these hydrators are key for beautiful skin top-to-toe, every hero needs a sidekick. Enter: body scrubs.

These grainy, yet gentle exfoliating pastes are the perfect prep step for your moisturising routine. Buffing away dry, flakey skin, they’ll not only create a smooth surface, but will clear the pathway for your lotions to penetrate deeper. 

So if you’re on the market for silky, healthy and glowing skin, here’s our edit of the best body scrubs to get you there.

coco and eve

1. Coco & Eve Glow Figure Bali Buffing Sugar, $58.90 at

Coco & Eve’s Glow Figure range was so highly anticipated, it amassed a waiting list of 3,000 in the first 24 hours. The bright red Bali buffing scrub smells and looks like dragonfruit, with coconut oil, coconut sugar and volcanic pumice as the star ingredients.

fresh brown sugar scrub

Fresh Brown Sugar Body Polish, $56 at

If you’re worried a scrub will only dry your skin out further, this oil-packed pot is for you. As the brown sugar gets to work buffing away dead skin cells, evening primrose, sweet almond, apricot kernel, and jojoba oils swoop in to moisturise and nourish.

jo malone

Jo Malone Geranium & Walnut Body Scrub, $85 at

Luxury starts here. This body scrub is one of the best-smelling in the biz, with a beautiful, fresh and light floral aroma that’s notable as soon as you open the lid. 


Bangn Body Smooth Skin Scrub, $42 at

Prefer a tube over a tub? One squeeze of this and your palm will be filled with a two-in-one coffee scrub and mask, formulated to shrink pores, banish breakouts and reduce scarring. And yes, it can be used on your face too!

frank body

Frank Body Original Coffee Scrub, $16.95 at

No body scrub list would be complete without Frank. The Australian brand has fans near and wide that swear by its coffee, almond oil and vitamin E concotion. If you don’t mind getting a little messy, it’s a great one for banishing stretch marks and cellulite.


Natio Spa Papaya & Cane Sugar Body Exfoliant, $15.95 at

New to Priceline, this papaya packed product utilises fruit enzymes and gentle granules for a double whammy of chemical and manual exfoliation. It’s quick and fast to use in the shower, and smells great too.

bean body

BEAN BODY Bee My Manuka Body Scrub, $17.95 at BEAN BODY

This luxurious body scrub uses jojoba, hyaluronic acid and sweet almond oil to condition skin, while coffee beans, sea salt and sugar do the work sloughing off dead skin cells.

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