Sometimes, in the never-ending quest for glowing skin, you just have to do your face a solid. And by that, we mean you need to try a solid cleanser, stat. We promise it’ll change your daily glow-getting regimen for the amazing.
Enter one of the world’s newest Korean beauty trends: the cleansing stick. These magic skin cleansing products come in swivel tubes and look like your favorite jumbo glue stick from kindergarten. Except they smell much better and give you cleaner, softer skin and clearer pores.
So, how to get glowing skin from one of these cleansing sticks? Easy. After picking the best cleansing stick for you, follow the four-step process below:
Wet face. We’re talking damp, not dripping wet! The water activates the cleanser so you get that satisfying, creamy lather.
Twist the cleansing stick until product sticks out. Get it? Puns!
Work it in. Moving in small circles, apply the cleansing stick all over face. The mini facial massage will help boost blood circulation for brighter skin. Next, dampen your hands and work that lather! We suggest doing this at the sink, so you can watch the cleanser turn white and creamy. That’s how you know it’s doing its thing!
Rinse! After you pat dry, you’re ready to move on to the rest of your skincare routine. Try following up with an exfoliating apricot scrub for an extra-deep clean! Tip: We like using this as the second step in a double cleanse—use after your oil cleanser to remove any excess residue!
If you prefer to wash your face in the shower, that’s totally fine! Just remember to shake off any excess water from your cleansing stick as well as the cap. In the same way soap gets soggy after sitting in a wet soap dish, cleansing sticks can get a bit soft after using in the shower.
If this happens, store your stick sans cap and let dry for a few hours. Good as new! We like storing it upside-down to make sure anything we missed drips off the stick itself and into the cap. You can avoid this by putting your cleansing stick in a cool, dry place whenever you’re done using it.
So, there you have it: steps for how to use a cleansing stick! Once you get the hang of it, we suggest stashing one in your gym bag—wherever you think you’ll need a bit of extra glow while on-the-go. Did we mention it’s TSA-friendly?
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Coconut oil is causing quite a stir these days—and not simply in the baking sense. No joke, this popular ingredient has been used to increase hair growth and even freshen breath, but it’s truly a powerhouse when it comes to moisturizing the skin, especially your face. Still got questions? Check out these facts below. Afterwards, you just might go nuts (sorry, couldn’t help it!) for the stuff, too.
It’s no secret that washing your face has been a no-brainer since rubber duckies were a part of bath time. It’s also safe to say that your morning and nighttime cleansing routines have changed a bit (ok, a lot) since then. So, you’ll want to make sure you know the right way. Let’s review.
Let your face have a little good, clean fun. Our scrubs are made with 100% natural exfoliants and our cleansing sticks are made with 100% natural coconut oil. Leave your skin feeling alive, fresh, and glowing!
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Refresh skin all over with sweet-smelling suds made with 100% natural exfoliants and extracts. Feel oh-so-fresh from head to toe!CHECK IT OUT
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Hey! You made it! Welcome to the bottom of the page. Not everyone makes it down here, so we’re guessing you like us. Hooray!
We spend most of our time down here talking about what inspires our skincare. Oh, and how to get glowing skin—specifically, how to make your skin glow. So let’s get started, shall we?
Our products were all made to bring the joy of nature to your skin while making it glow—all without crossing into shiny skin territory (not cute). That’s why our entire lineup features 100% natural moisturizers, exfoliants, and extracts! We also just really, really love apricots.
Think of St. Ives as your go-to for great-smelling cleansers, lotions, masks, and body washes you can use on the daily to get glowing skin that feels super-hydrated and oh-so-silky smooth. Did we mention we’re America’s #1 Scrub brand*?