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Alba Botanica Natural Even Advanced Enzyme Scrub, Sea Algae 4 oz (118 g)

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Alba Botanica Natural Even Advanced Enzyme Scrub, Sea Algae, 4 oz
 
4.1

(based on 26 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (16)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

76%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Improves skin texture (8)
  • Smells great (8)
  • Softens skin (7)
  • Gentle (5)
  • Leaves clean feel (5)

Cons

  • Dries out skin (3)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (5)
  • Oily skin (5)
  • Sensitive skin (5)
  • Combination skin (4)
  • Fine lines/wrinkles (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (6), Brand buyer (4)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Love this scrub!

What I like about this facial scrub is that it has enough scrubby grit in it. Lots of so-called "scrubs" on the market have so little density of the scrubby bits,...Read complete review

What I like about this facial scrub is that it has enough scrubby grit in it. Lots of so-called "scrubs" on the market have so little density of the scrubby bits, that they don't do anything at all. This definitely does, plus it is gentle at the same time. I'm a repeat buyer and use it 2-4 x a week. My make-up goes on so much smoother after I've exfoliated, so I like something effective but gentle. I've also decided to get away from all the fake scents in most commercial product lines, as I suspect they are messing with people's hormones and sense of smell. The natural lines like Alba use natural scents, which I prefer.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

be aware!

Please be aware that the product shown is the old product. This scrub is now "new and improved", and Alba's idea of improving it was to add dimethicone. This is a...Read complete review

Please be aware that the product shown is the old product. This scrub is now "new and improved", and Alba's idea of improving it was to add dimethicone. This is a silicon based ingredient that can cause allergic reactions ranging from skin irritations (my face broke out like crazy after I used it!) to respiratory issues. The ingredients list still lists the old ingredients. Avoid this product! I will be writing a letter to Alba expressing my outrage that they would take a natural and extremely effective product and ruin it by adding unnecessary and toxic chemicals!!

Reviewed by 26 customers

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5.0

Love this scrub!

By Eternal Girl Geek

from Milwaukee, WI

describe yourself Budget Buyer

See all my reviews

Pros

  • Gentle
  • Improves Skin Texture
  • Leaves Clean Feel

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Combination Skin

    Comments about Alba Botanica Natural Even Advanced Enzyme Scrub, Sea Algae, 4 oz:

    What I like about this facial scrub is that it has enough scrubby grit in it. Lots of so-called "scrubs" on the market have so little density of the scrubby bits, that they don't do anything at all. This definitely does, plus it is gentle at the same time. I'm a repeat buyer and use it 2-4 x a week. My make-up goes on so much smoother after I've exfoliated, so I like something effective but gentle. I've also decided to get away from all the fake scents in most commercial product lines, as I suspect they are messing with people's hormones and sense of smell. The natural lines like Alba use natural scents, which I prefer.

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    3.0

    decent scrub

    By britlitlover

    from pittsburgh,pa

    describe yourself Beauty Conscious

    See all my reviews

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Smells Great
    • Softens Skin

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use
      • Enlarged Pores
      • Fine Lines/Wrinkles
      • Sensitive Skin

      Comments about Alba Botanica Natural Even Advanced Enzyme Scrub, Sea Algae, 4 oz:

      This scrub is neither bad nor good; it is just an average scrub. It does exfoliate; however, the properties of the scrub aren't anything to make it stand out from any other scrub. This works well enough, and I'll definitely finish the bottle; however, I would probably try a different scrub, once it is finished.

      • Skin Type:
      • Dry
       
      5.0

      Clean and refreshing

      By DzynrKitee

      from Texas

      describe yourself Beauty Conscious

      See all my reviews

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Exfoliates Soothes
      • Non-drying
      • Smells Great
      • Softens Skin
      • Soothes Skin

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use
        • Enlarged Pores
        • Fine Lines/Wrinkles
        • Redness/ Blotchiness
        • Sensitive Skin
        • Uneven Skin Tone

        Comments about Alba Botanica Natural Even Advanced Enzyme Scrub, Sea Algae, 4 oz:

        I love this facial scrub because it exfoliates with a very fine grit that doesn't damage the skin. It leaves your face feeling really clean and refreshed. You can feel the cooling effect which shrinks the pores after cleaning them out.
        I mainly love Alba products because they are all-natural and cruelty-free.
        This is a GREAT product!

        • Skin Type:
        • Combination

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Amazing scrub!

        By eco-Chick

        from boston, MA

        describe yourself Beauty Expert

        See all my reviews

        Pros

        • Lightweight
        • Smells Great
        • Softens Skin
        • Soothes Skin

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Enlarged Pores
          • Fine Lines/Wrinkles
          • Sensitive Skin
          • Uneven Skin Tone

          Comments about Alba Botanica Natural Even Advanced Enzyme Scrub, Sea Algae, 4 oz:

          I absolutely love this face scrub! Really improves skin texture and tone. Great for acne prone skin. It has made my acne scars disappear! Also, love that it is a green product.

          • Skin Type:
          • Combination
           
          5.0

          Great for acne-prone skin

          By Gen

          from Tucson, AZ

          describe yourself Minimalist

          Pros

          • Non-Greasy
          • Smells Great
          • Softens Skin

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use
            • Fine Lines/Wrinkles

            Comments about Alba Botanica Natural Even Advanced Enzyme Scrub, Sea Algae, 4 oz:

            I'm 32 with oily, acne-prone skin. I feel like this product improves fine lines and clears up oil and pore-clogging dead skin. Even if that's in my head, it feels nice and scrubby. I also hate cleansers with a strong, perfumy smell and this has a very mild scent. I like to use it every morning in the shower to wake me up.

            • Skin Type:
            • Oily

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Excellent cleanswer

            By Grace

            from New Jersey

            describe yourself Brand Buyer

            See all my reviews

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Cleanses thoroughly
            • Gentle
            • Smells Great
            • Softens Skin

            Cons

            • Requires extra rinsing

            Best Uses

            • Bedtime

            Comments about Alba Botanica Natural Even Advanced Enzyme Scrub, Sea Algae, 4 oz:

            I have difficult, break-out prone "mature" skin. This cleanser gets my face really clean without irritation or drying. I have been using it for several months. I have been more pleased with the results as I have continued to use it.

             
            5.0

            Alba makes incredible products

            By hlamb

            from NYC area

            See all my reviews

            Pros

            • Softens Skin

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Alba Botanica Natural Even Advanced Enzyme Scrub, Sea Algae, 4 oz:

                I absolutely love this scrub! I have very sensitive/dry skin and I have no issues with any of the Alba products I've purchased, including this one. I use this scrub almost every day in the shower. It's got a grit to the scrub which you feel when applying (hence the exfoilliation part), but the product is not a harsh one. I HIGHLY recommend this!

                 
                5.0

                Love it!

                By CK

                from Gold Beach, OR

                See all my reviews

                Pros

                • Smells Great
                • Softens Skin

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Alba Botanica Natural Even Advanced Enzyme Scrub, Sea Algae, 4 oz:

                    Recently bought my second tube of this. Makes my sensitive skin feel silky and smooth. I use it several times a week.

                    I love the scent. It reminds me of how fresh the ocean used to smell when I was a child (if you're a boomer, maybe you know what I mean).

                    (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    3.0

                    It was fine, but not ...

                    By Carol

                    from St. Louis Park, MN

                    See all my reviews

                    Comments about Alba Botanica Natural Even Advanced Enzyme Scrub, Sea Algae, 4 oz:

                    It was fine, but not extraordinary.

                     
                    5.0

                    Love this scrub! I love ...

                    By Smart Cookie

                    from Brooklyn, NY

                    See all my reviews

                    Comments about Alba Botanica Natural Even Advanced Enzyme Scrub, Sea Algae, 4 oz:

                    Love this scrub! I love the whole Alba "sea mineral" line, and I am so happy with my results with this scrub. The granules are fine, yet exfoliate thoroughly without irritating your skin. I really like the scent of these products, too. It is sort of an ocean scent that almost smells like a men's cologne. This may not appeal to everyone, but I think it's great. I wish Alba made a body lotion with this scent. I just find it to be very clean and fresh-smelling. As long as this product is available, I will not be buying any other scrub.

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