Acne Control Apricot Scrub

Acne Control Apricot Scrub

Hello glowing cheeks! From Canada’s #1 scrub brand, this multi-award winner contains 100% natural walnut shell powder and naturally sourced apricot extract. Uncover super smoothness as it deeply exfoliates for clean, glowing skin.

Acne Control Apricot Scrub
Acne Control Apricot Scrub is rated 4.3 out of 5 by 125.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best face wash EVER! I have had problematic skin for years. I was already over the worst of it when I finally discovered this product but I've been using it since and have recommended it to everyone I know! Not only does it keep the blemishes under control, the exfoliants slough off any dry skin and keep it looking glowy and radiant. I use it 2x daily but if you have sensitive skin, this may be too harsh for you - this is their highest exfoliant though, so maybe try one of the gentler scrubs. And as a cherry on top, this scrub is so reasonably priced, especially when on sale! As a side note, the product doesn't tend to wash down the sink/shower easily and builds up if it isn't rinsed off.
Date published: 2015-11-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Blemish Free Honestly this is my holy grail product right here. I have eczema and jawline was affected immensely. It looked like I had dark ring worms from/under my chin to my sideburns. This scrb literally cleared it all up within a week and a half! No joke! I LOVE this product, best thing invented. Also, I recommended it to my best friend and her blackheads around her nose vanished. My other products have been given away, St. Ives is honestly the only commonest I trust for my skin since it's sensitive and breeds a lot of attention :)
Date published: 2014-09-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Goodbye Acne, Hello Beautiful! Throughout my High school years, I have tried everything for my face. It felt like nothing would help me, until I came across the Blemish Control scrub. After using it daily for 2 weeks, My face was Clear! My friends noticed instantly and Complimented me! I Love this scrub! Smooth and soft skin, Great complexion, and it smells soo Good!
Date published: 2018-01-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from MUST HAVE This product is simply the best! It does exactly what it says it will do on the label. No complaints. It has all natural ingredients, smells great, and leaves your skin smelling fresh and feeling clean. For my skin, this product did not leave it dry and feeling stiff at all--but I still use a moisturizer for my own well-being. You really cannot go wrong with this product if you use it twice a day (morning and night)! Definitely a must have product.
Date published: 2015-02-12
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Where did the 2% Salicylic Acid go???!! This scrub has now been changed. The Formulation is different. The 2% Salicylic Acid content is now less than 1% as it is not listed as a medicinal ingredient, but now just listed at the bottom of the list. The packaging looks the same except for a slight name change to Anti Imperfections scrub, but the foil seal and expiration date is gone. Disappointed in St. Ives for not mentioning this change. Why was this even done?
Date published: 2016-09-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I use this product daily to wash my face. I love the exfoliation aspect and it's effectiveness. It really does a great job of freshening up your skin. I find I have a lot less breakouts now that I've been using this regularly. I used to get breakouts mainly around the time of menstruation and I've noticed that this face wash has reduced the frequency of breakouts by quite a lot. It's a great way to freshen up your skin with the exfoliating properties of the face wash and I love using it. The price is very good compared to some other facial wash products on the market. (This review was collected as part of a promotion.)
Date published: 2016-05-27
Rated 4 out of 5 by from I absolutely love this product and definitely miss it. It always made my skin feel great and the smell and texture were an added bonus. The reason I've stopped buying this product is that it is made with non-disolvable plastic microbeads that have been shown to end up in the ground water and in the food we eat via the digestive system of fish. Unfortunately I will not be purchasing this product again until St. Ives makes changes to how their products are produced, but I have no doubt that I'll return to this one in the future when it is made of safer ingredients! (This review was collected as part of a promotion.)
Date published: 2016-05-16
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great product Great product, wouldn't choose a different one, but the new packaging sucks mine split up the side. A little sad cause i am loosing good product.
Date published: 2015-01-30
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150 mL



  • Apricot Fruit extract
  • Walnut shell powder
  • Corn kernel


  • Contains 2% Salicylic acid to help prevent new blackheads and blemishes
  • Deeply cleans pores
  • Instantly reveals skins natural radiance
  • Made with 100% natural exfoliant, Walnut Shell
  • High exfoliation factor
  • Oil free & Paraben Free
  • Dermatologist tested & non comedogenic (meaning it doesn’t block your pores)





Apricots are our thing. So we know those deliciously fuzzy fruits well. They come from sun-drenched California and North Africa for juicy fruits from different crops, any time of year.

Apricots Inspire many of our products and we love every bit of them – stone and all. Hurrah!


It goes without saying: a scrub should be soft on skin. Which brings us to walnut shells. Crushed walnut shells. This natural exfoliant keeps skin soft and glowing.

Our walnuts are grown in orchards in California, and harvested in the fall where the shells are milled into a fine powder so they have specially rounded edges, which means a softer scrub. Just the way we like it.



Salicylic Acid 2%.


Aqua, Juglans Regia (Walnut) Shell Powder, Glyceryl Stearate SE, Glycerin, Cetearyl Alcohol, Zea Mays (Corn) Kernel Meal, Cetyl Alcohol, Triethanolamine, Sodium Lauryl Sulfoacetate, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Glyceryl Stearate, PEG-100 Stearate, Cetyl Acetate, Benzyl Alcohol, Carbomer, Ceteareth-20, Acetylated Lanolin Alcohol, Polysorbate 60, Parfum, Disodium EDTA, Benzoic Acid, Sorbic Acid, Prunus Armeniaca (Apricot) Fruit Extract, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891).


Cleanser St. Ives

For New Users: Apply product to a small area once a day for three days to test if you are sensitive to this product. If no discomfort occurs, dispense scrub onto fingertips and massage onto damp skin. Spread in small circular motions, then rinse and glow! Start with one application daily, then gradually increase to two or three times daily, if needed. If dryness or peeling occurs, reduce application to once a day or every other day. Do not use if inner seal/foil is missing or broken.