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Today's pick comes from Racked Philly editor Julie Davis.


St. Ives Blemish & Blackhead Control Apricot Scrub, $3.79 at Target

There's a spot on my bathroom sink that's permanently reserved for St. Ives' Blemish & Blackhead Control Apricot Scrub. The packaging boasts all-natural exfoliants and extracts, but the real draw (for me, at least) is its ability to keep blackheads at bay with a hearty dose of salicylic acid. I swear, if I stop using the scrub for a week or so, I'll notice blackheads slowly start to creep up again.

The scrub also delivers serious exfoliation via crushed up walnut shells and corn kernel meal, which sounds weird—but hey, it works. Dull, dead skin cells are sloughed off to reveal the fresher skin underneath—it's like an acne-fighting facial for less than $4.
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