Wednesday, 14 September 2011

Review: DHC Olive-Corn Body Scrub and Polish (My Holy Grail body scrub)

I love my body scrubs.  That is nothing new to people who read this blog.

I've always been a bit dubious about scrubs that come in squeezy tubes as they never seem to be strong enough to give me the abrasiveness that I want from a scrub.

DHC's Olive-Corn Scrub and Polish was one of the products that languished on my shelf for a few weeks.

Once I started using it, I fell in love with it.  A month down the line and the story is still the same.

The consistency of this is thin enough to squeeze through the hole you usually get with tubed products but the exfoliant is milled enough so as to make a difference to your skin. 

It leaves my skin feeling really nice and smooth.  I don't even have to moistuirise after using it which is always a win in my book.

The only negative about this is the smell.  Now, I tend to coat my hair with olive oil before I wash it and I leave it on for about an hour.  The olive oil smell is out in full force by then and that is exactly what this scrub smells like.  However, once you've got it on your skin and washed it off, the smell vanishes which is good.

This scrub is my favourite body scrub as it does everything I want from a scrub.  It leaves me skin feeling noticeably smoother and it lasts ages.  The smooth skin feeling lasts ages so my search to find a holy grail scrub has come to an end.  The smell fades very quickly so it's not something you have to get used to.

The packaging is really good too, it's easier to squeeze this tube than it is to remove the lid of a jar, find a place for the jar and the lid and then dab your finger into the tub.  Talking of that, does anyone else find it hard to find a place for their exfoliator jars? I can't balance it on the bit that the shower head is connected too and the window shelf we have is too high.

Yes, I am definitely buying this as it is the best exfoliator I have ever used and it's a bloody bargain at only £12.50.  You can buy this from DHC online.


  1. This sounds good, I like a proper scrubby body scrub. Will make a note of this. Thanks

  2. This isn't scrubby in the proper hard grain scrub sense, it's got a lot of little bits of scrub in it but it works far better than the larger grains. I think I'm finally realising that smaller grains give a better result.


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