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30th Aug 2023

I found the best exfoliator for removing tan and it costs less than €10

It’s taken some time, but I finally got there.

Besides having a hangover that has carried over from the weekend, tiger-bread-looking tan has to be my number one de-motivator and the biggest sign that I am not organised.

I spend the week scrubbing it and covering it, and I feel like I automatically dropped 6-7 confidence points because of it.

However, this time, after I dragged myself to the shower to attempt to scrub away the weekend’s old tan, I was – for the first time ever – happy to see my pale skin again completely tan-free.

Q+A’s AHA Exfoliator Body Scrub has revolutionised the final stage in my tanning routine: the removal.

Usually, I absolutely dread the task of borderline sandpapering my body in order to remove stale tan from those places that seem to hold tan tighter than Ariana Grande ties her ponytails: knees, elbows, and ankles. But not anymore.

The Q+A scrub, unlike many others, doesn’t need to be harsh to serve its purpose. Its little exfoliating beads are abrasive enough to get the job done, but its creamy base takes away that sometimes rough scrubbing feel.

The best part? It costs just €9.

Outside of its incredible vanilla and coconut scent, it holds an expert blend of AHAs, Lactic Acid and Glycolic Acid (trust me, their results are far prettier than their names), combined with physical exfoliants that help improve skin texture and promote soft skin.

Lactic acid works by drawing moisture from the air right into your skin as you exfoliate, and the glycolic acid is so tiny that it is able to penetrate deep into the skin.

The Q+A skincare brand works to ensure that all of their skin and body care includes who it helps and how each product will work, and it has outlined that AHA Exfoliating Scrub is not suitable for stressed or sensitive skin in advance.

Happy scrubbing!