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Beauty Inc issue 05/08/2009

Unique sloughing, softening, and circulation-stimulating ingredients give these body scrubs silhouette-enhancing benefits.

This story first appeared in the May 8, 2009 issue of WWD. Subscribe Today.

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Costa Rica Instant Vacation Body Smoothing Exfoliator
This summery-scented cleansing scrub contains walnut shell powder and bamboo-stem extract to scour skin smooth, creating the ideal surface on which to apply sunless tanner. ($10;


Circulation-stimulating Himalayan pink salt is the star ingredient in this new exfoliant, which may smooth away unsightly lumps and bumps for a smoother, slimmer silhouette. ($38; Bliss spas, Sephora,

Naked in the Buff Body Polish

A triple threat of exfoliating jojoba beads, moisturizing shea butter and antioxidant vitamin E make this slougher a superior skin conditioner. ($17.50; Bath & Body Works,

Beach Prep Radiance Body Polish

This triple-action body polish prepares skin for bikini weather by exfoliating with fruit enzymes and sea salt, moisturizing with buriti and macadamia oils and brightening with kombuchka and fig extracts.($34; Space NK,

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Scrub, Actually

Sixty seconds of scouring with this sugar-, kukui oil- and vitamin E-infused body buffer leaves skin supersoft—and the bathtub slightly slippery. ($12.99; Target,

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