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Me & The Girls Sugar Body Scrub- reviewed and recommended

Reviewed by Marta August 20, 2012 10 Comments

Pros

Makes skin feel silky soft

Cons

May be too harsh of a scrub for sensitive skin
A great multi-tasking scrub that also hydrates

Limonum Sugar Body Scrub ($32/8oz) by Me & The Girls is the best body scrub that I have come across. It makes my skin feel so fabulously soft and nourished that I don’t need to use a body lotion afterwards. It almost is a moisturizer, just one that you put on in the shower.


Indeed, while the first ingredient is sugar cane (and that, of course, does the scrubbing part), the rest of the ingredients are all worthy of your favorite moisturizer with coconut, shea and avocado oils. Almost all the ingredients are USDA certified organic.

The real star of the show is cupuacu butter, a fragrant fruit related to coffee (but smelling more like pineapple) and full of antioxidant flavonoids. This is a signature ingredient of Me & The Girls. As a butter, it is very hydrating. As is tamanu oil. Typically, tamanu oil is obtained from the seed of this tropical tree and contains benzoic acids, fatty acids, small amounts of vitamin F and much more.

I am almost addicted to this scrub and wish it came in a 16oz tub. Multitaskers are always welcome in my busy life and in summer, when I know my body lotion is going to melt almost before I am dressed, the fact that Me & The Girls’ Sugar Body Scrub means I can skip it is a very welcome bonus.

The “me” of Me & The Girls is founder Sharon Hickey, a critical care registered nurse. The girls are all women that her company helps by giving 10% of profits to organizations that help and empower women, such as Women For Women International and the White Ribbon Alliance. Way to go, Me & The Girls – you can count me in!

Ingredients: *Sucrose (Sugar Cane), *Cocos Nucifera (Coconut Oil)*, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter)*, Persea Americana (Avocado Oil)*, Theobroma Grandiflorum (Cupuacu Butter)*, Calophyllum Inophyllum (Tamanu Oil)*, Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa Butter)*, Olea Europaea (Olive Fruit Oil)*, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower Seed Oil)*, Vitis Vinifera (Grapeseed Oil)*, Citrus Medica Limonum (Lemon Peel Oil), Vitamin E - Tocopherol *USDA Certified Organic

  • September 4, 2012

    by Maria Carmela Renna

    I would LOVE to try the anti-aging cream. I am 55 years old, unemployed, and a breast cancer survivor. The treatments have taken a toll on my complexion, although I do take very good care of my skin, but this particular cream sounds like the answer to my prayers!

  • September 4, 2012

    by Hazel

    I'd love to try the Beauty Serum. I'm a new member of TIA and I'm glad I signed up because of all the information and beauty tips and discounts I get!

  • September 4, 2012

    by Carolyn austin

    Searching for good skin care products. They seem reasonably priced and would love to know more about them.

  • August 29, 2012

    by Toni

    I'd love to just smell it! And I had to look up vitamin F....

  • August 29, 2012

    by Jan

    I will have my 63RD birthday on 9/11.

    I would LOVE to try either of the the products.

    THANK YOU, MARTHA.

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