#beautyunited Olay fresh effects Acne control scrub-another weapon in my adult acne battle!

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Ah the continuing saga of adult acne & breakouts!  I’m still going through it-even in my 40’s-something I thought I would never say! In addition to changing up my cleanser, toner, and treatment lotion, I’ve also added a scrub to the mix.  In this case, it’s the Olay Fresh Effects Acne Control Scrub.


I’ve used Fresh Effects products before, despite being out of their ‘preferred age range’-apparently this product line is suited for the 20-somethings.  But I have been known to bend the rules and scoff at society (*gasp, no not YOU Meredith*), so I thought this would be a perfect addition to my ‘oily skin’ routine. I was also curious as to whether this product had any similarities to my beloved ‘Out of this swirled’ fresh effects scrub.


Olay Fresh Effects Acne Control Scrub Salicylic Acid Acne and Blackhead Clearing Exfoliant with mandarin orange and green tea essence is formulated with salicylic acid. It penetrates pores to eliminate most blemishes and blackheads. The exfoliating microbeads then exfoliate to clear dead skin cells that can clog pores.  Exfoliating microbeads clear up most blemishes and blackheads.


Apparently this product CAN be used daily, even twice daily.  However, I’m using it 2-3 times a week. It does remind me of the ‘Out of this Swirled’ but I liken it to the Clean & Clear morning burst line.  You’ll see why after I show you this photo:


Looks the same as Clean & Clear doesn’ it?  Anyway I adore this scrub and am glad to have it to use.  The exfoliating particles truly are MICRO-beads so my fear of scrubbing my skin off is gone.  The scent is pleasant and the scrub rinses off clean.

I recommend you give this a try-it’s a great product to have in your shower or on your counter top.  I use it 2-3 times a week-and when my skin is acting out, I use it everyday!  It really does work!

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