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Earth Therapeutics Tampico Vegetable Fiber Skin Brush 1 ea

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Earth Therapeutics Tampico Vegetable Fiber Skin Brush, 1 ea
 
3.7

(based on 30 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (15)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (5)

68%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Functional (13)
  • Easy to use (5)
  • Durable (3)
  • Effective (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Master bathroom (6)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Budget shopper (7), Midrange shopper (7), Classic style (4)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    The "Ouch" reviews are why I bought this

    There are some reviews that comment on the pain of using this product. When I started dry skin brushing, even the soft bristled brushes hurt a bit. I had to be very gentle. ...Read complete review

    There are some reviews that comment on the pain of using this product. When I started dry skin brushing, even the soft bristled brushes hurt a bit. I had to be very gentle. But having been detoxing for months now and dry skin brushing is a regular part of my daily routine, I find this product to be fabulous and much more effective on skin that's been conditioned to this process. I'm buying a second to keep in my gym bag.....great to use after time in an infrared sauna. You'll feel like a new person!

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Ouch

    This brush is so rough it hurts and I can't use it. It looks great, it's all nature (which is mostly why I bought it) and I'm sure it wouldn't break easily,...Read complete review

    This brush is so rough it hurts and I can't use it. It looks great, it's all nature (which is mostly why I bought it) and I'm sure it wouldn't break easily, but I can't use it so it doesn't make a difference. I don't have sensitive skin, but it was so painful. My husband tried it and he couldn't use it either. We couldn't help but laugh. It could take the paint off walls. Maybe I'll try to use it as a dish scrubber, but it might scratch my pans.

    Reviewed by 30 customers

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    5.0

    I love this brush for scrubbing!

    By Lisa

    from Grand Rapids, MI

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Earth Therapeutics Tampico Vegetable Fiber Skin Brush, 1 ea:

        This brush replaces the Body Shop Brush

         
        2.0

        Very rough

        By DCWino

        from Washington, DC

        describe yourself Classic Style

        See all my reviews

        Pros

        • All Natural
        • Easy To Use

        Cons

        • Ineffective
        • Sheds

        Best Uses

          Comments about Earth Therapeutics Tampico Vegetable Fiber Skin Brush, 1 ea:

          Bought this for everyday dry brushing, but man was it scratchy! I couldn't even gently*GENTLY* dry brush my husband's back and he can definitely handle a harsher scrub than I can. Maybe if it's wet it would work ok, but I ended up with a different item for dry brushing.

          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Dry Skin Brushing

          By Tea

          from Chicago, IL

          describe yourself Classic Style

          See all my reviews

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Effective
          • Great Design
          • Improves Skin Quality

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Cellulite
            • Dry Skin Brushing
            • Everyday

            Comments about Earth Therapeutics Tampico Vegetable Fiber Skin Brush, 1 ea:

            This is the perfect brush to use for dry skin brushing. The vegetable fibers do not irritate the skin like synthetic fibers do. I use this brush every morning before I shower by brushing my skin with firm sweeps in the direction towards my heart (starting with my legs, then back, then front, then hands to shoulders). It exfoliates my skin, giving it a smooth feel and healthy glow after my shower. It's also very invigorating and wakes me up in the morning. After my shower I use Weleda Birch Cellulite Oil on my thighs. I have noticed a huge difference in the firmness and smoother appearance of my skin with the combination of dry skin brushing and the cellulite oil -- So glad I started this routine!!!

             
            5.0

            This is a great product.

            By chris405

            from Pittsburgh, PA

            describe yourself Classic Style

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Functional
            • Great Design

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Earth Therapeutics Tampico Vegetable Fiber Skin Brush, 1 ea:

                I love the long handle, terrific for difficult to reach places. Excellent for dry skin brushing before showering. Great price!

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Perfect

                By Andrea S.

                from Kentucky

                describe yourself Natural Style

                See all my reviews

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Firm bristles

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Dry Skin Brushing

                  Comments about Earth Therapeutics Tampico Vegetable Fiber Skin Brush, 1 ea:

                  I bought this brush for dry skin brushing. It serves that purpose completely. It did have a slight odor when I first got it-- I believe it was due to what the bristles are made of. I soaked the head in water with a splash of apple cider vinegar and a drop of lavender essential oil and it was gone. I use it every day and wash it once a week. I bought it in the middle of February and it still is like new.

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  Pretty good

                  By Ketty

                  from Delaware

                  describe yourself Classic Style

                  See all my reviews

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Effective
                  • Functional

                  Cons

                  • Sheds

                  Best Uses

                  • Dry Brushing
                  • Everyday

                  Comments about Earth Therapeutics Tampico Vegetable Fiber Skin Brush, 1 ea:

                  I use this for dry brushing 2 times a day before my shower in the morning and before I go to bed at night. I found this very affective in getting rid of dead skin cells. At first the bristles kind of hurt but over time I got used to it. I wouldn't pick anything softer because I don't think it would work as hard to scrub off dead skin. When I run through the bristles under a light, I can see skin particles flying off of the brush. This brush works very well as a back scratcher, too! My skin's now softer than before and I don't even use lotion. The only problem is this brush sheds a little.

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  2.0

                  Pain!

                  By Encino Cat

                  from Los Angeles, CA

                  See all my reviews

                  Comments about Earth Therapeutics Tampico Vegetable Fiber Skin Brush, 1 ea:

                  I bought it after reading the reviews and because it was natural. My husband used it first and told me it was kinda rough. I tried it today, once it touches my back, it causes so much pain. I can't even move it on my back. But if you have good tolerance for pain, I can see it cleans well. I am going to buy a new brush in store so I can make sure it's soft enough for me.

                  (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  1.0

                  Cracked after first use

                  By just another consumer

                  from Seattle

                  See all my reviews

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Nice coarse bristles

                  Cons

                  • Poor quality wood handle
                  • Wood lamination failed

                  Best Uses

                  • Trash

                  Comments about Earth Therapeutics Tampico Vegetable Fiber Skin Brush, 1 ea:

                  sustainable materials don't matter if they are poorly manufactured and end up in the trash

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  a little scratchy

                  By George

                  from Racine, WI

                  describe yourself Midrange Shopper

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Effective
                  • Natural

                  Cons

                  • Scratchy
                  • Stiff

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Earth Therapeutics Tampico Vegetable Fiber Skin Brush, 1 ea:

                    This works just fine. It's a little scratchy at first, so be careful. But after several uses you will get used to it and it won't be so bad. I don't know if all dry brushes work this way, this is the first one I have used, so i don't know if this typical of all dry brushes or not. But I will continue to use it. It does work.

                    (1 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    1.0

                    Hurts worse than sandpaper

                    By Bath Junkie

                    from New Orleans, La

                    See all my reviews

                    Pros

                    • None whatsoever

                    Cons

                    • Completely unusable
                    • Feels like sandpaper
                    • Waste of money

                    Best Uses

                    • Scouring pots pans

                    Comments about Earth Therapeutics Tampico Vegetable Fiber Skin Brush, 1 ea:

                    This is one of the worst purchases I've ever made from Drugstore.com. I picked this brush because it had four stars. Who ARE you people? This brush hurt so bad I thought I would have a bloody back after a few seconds. Seriously - save your money and just grab some sandpaper out of your garage. You will get the same effect. I'm not exaggerating - the bristles on this thing caused me severe physical pain.

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