No matter how you get dirty, sweat and grime can clog your pores, causing breakouts without your even realizing the cause. Clean up — and clear up — by chucking the standard shower gel and buying one of these hardworking exfoliators.
|Molton Brown Active Cassia Bodywash & Scrub, $33
This potent blend of essential oils (including lime, rosemary, and lemon) is designed to defray stress levels while clearing unwanted gunk from all your body’s pores.
|Jack Black Face Buff Energizing Scrub, $17
Smear a bit of Jack on before shaving to soften hair shafts in your beard and mustache while simultaneously buffing away all those dead skin cells underneath.
|John Allan’s Scrub Exfoliating Face Cleanser, $17
This dual cleanser and scrub removes dead skin while helping to prevent ingrown hairs. And just in case you’re starting to worry, it can also help to diminish signs of premature aging.
|Gillette Hydra-Scrub + Body Wash, $4
Ideal for the cold winter months, Hydra-Scrub is made specifically for men with dry skin, combining high-performance cleansers with hydrators engineered to lock in skin’s natural moisture.
|Kiehl’s Ultimate Man Body Scrub Soap, $13
Perfect for hard-to-reach rough spots like your elbows, knees, even your heels. A quick scrub, and the dryness is gone.