Friday, January 4, 2019

(scrub) off with the old with Pūrlisse Coconut Oil + Coffee Sugar Body Scrub

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Bath and shower time is generally my quiet time, barring the rare occasion when my three year old opts to crash my shower. There is just something about the sound of the water coming out of the shower head and the warm water on my skin that gets me in a zen and relaxed state. On a daily basis, my showers are generally pretty quick as I opted to hit the snooze button to get a blissful nine more minutes of sleep, but on the days I don't hit snooze or, even better, the days I get to sleep in without an alarm, I like to use a scrub to slough off dead skin and give my body an ultra luxurious treatment. I had the opportunity to try out the Pūrlisse Coconut Oil + Coffee Sugar Body Scrub and wanted to share my thoughts about this scrub with you today. Let's jump in!


The Coconut Oil + Coffee Sugar Body Scrub packs quite a punch as a luxurious body treatment that exfoliates, polishes, and hydrates the skin. The coconut oil works to soften the skin while sugar cane gently exfoliates away the dead skin cells, leaving behind ultra smooth and glowing skin. Like the sugar cane, the coffee grounds also aid to exfoliate the skin with the added bonus of caffeine that reinvigorates the skin and improves circulation.


When I first received this product to review, I was ambivalent about trying it. While I am a fan of coffee and sugar scrub in general, coconut oil is usually a no-go for me when it comes to body products. While I love all things coconut, coconut oil unfortunately has a drying effect on my skin, not the hydrating results planned by Pūrlisse. That being said, I set aside my concerns, squeezed a portion onto my fingers, and went to town massaging this scrub onto my skin.

Spoiler Alert: THIS SCRUB IS THE BEES KNEES!

While coconut oil isn't ideal for my skin, the Pūrlisse Coconut Oil + Coffee Sugar Body Scrub contains so much more than these key ingredients in it's name. It also contains cupuaçu seed and shea butter for an indulgent moisturizing treatment to the skin. There is also mongongo seed and moringa oils to nourish the skin and prevent aging. While not particularly helpful for moisturizing the skin, I would also like to note that this scrub contains fruit extracts to promote skin elasticity, clarity, and suppleness.


To use, simply massage onto damp skin in a circular motion and rinse off with warm water. This is coarse enough that you are aware that you are exfoliating the skin, but I found it to still be quite comfortable on my skin during use. I also really like that the sugar and coffee grounds rinsed off easily. After recently trying another scrub that required a full washing afterwards to remove product, it made me appreciate this one even more! I prefer to use this scrub after washing my body. Once I have rinsed off the scrub, I hop out of the shower and gently pat my skin dry with a towel. By using this method, the residual butters and oils can get better absorbed into my skin for an incredible moisturizing treatment.

The Coconut Oil + Coffee Sugar Body Scrub Pūrlisse website here. The full sized version is 6 oz and retails for $36, and the deluxe 3 oz version retails for $20.

Have you tried the Coconut Oil + Coffee Sugar Body Scrub from Pūrlisse? Are there any other must-have products from the brand I should try? I'd love to hear from you!

Until next time, dear readers, have a wonderful day!
XO!



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10 comments

  1. I've tried quite a few skincare and bodycare products from Pur-lisse via my Ipsy bags, and I have really liked them. In fact, I think I got a travel size of the coffee scrub and if it's the one I'm thinking of I absolutely loved it. It smelled so good.

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  2. Coconut oil and coffee sounds like a great combo to me!

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  3. I wish I didn't dislike the smell of coffee so much since this sounds like a great scrub.

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  4. Sounds like a great body scrub.

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  5. I really, really want to try a coffee scrub!!! That just sounds like the perfect way to start the day!!!

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  6. My Nail Polish ObsessionJanuary 6, 2019 at 8:37 PM

    I love coffee scrubs! They leave me so soft and they smell so great. I want to try this one out.

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  7. This sounds so lux! While I don't drink coffee I like it in scrubs!

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  8. Ok this sounds amazing, and I bet it smells amazing!

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  9. I've been hesitant about coffee scrubs since I tried one that left me all slimy. This sounds like the one I need to get me back in the game!

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  10. Ahh that scrub makes me want to jump into the shower and start scrubbing myself immediately. It looks so satisfying.

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