5 Face Scrubs That Actually Work

We all know the side effects winter can have on our skin, often leaving it dry and super sensitive. But with Spring around the corner, it’s time to get your skin glowing again. So hit the refresh button and try out one of these face scrubs that will gently exfoliate the skin, clearing out those dreaded dead cells, leaving your face feeling hydrated and radiant, and ready for the season ahead.

Glamglow YouthMud TingleExfoliate Treatment

This little black pot is a best seller, and once you try it out you’ll see why. Its mud-like texture refines the skin, clears the complexion and gives a radiant glow post application. If you tend to wear makeup on a regular basis (which, lets face it, don’t we all?) this scrub is perfect for keeping your skin smooth and bright. Although the price tag is a little steeper than the size of the jar, it’s totally worth the splurge.

Available at Mecca

Ole Henriksen Transforming Walnut Scrub

This blue tube is full of goodness that will exfoliate and cleanse the skin, diminishing dullness and evening out skin tones. Its formulated with a blend of walnut powder that will gently lift and loosen dead skin cells, making it ideal for exfoliation whilst leaving your skin feeling softer than a baby’s bottom.

Available at Sephora

Angels On Bare Skin

If you’re one of the unlucky few that have super sensitive skin then this scrub is perfect for you. Not only does it combat blocked pores, it also helps to reduce redness, leaving you with glowing and healthy looking skin. This gentle scrub is made from 100% natural ingredients and is topped off with lavender flowers to help calm the skin as well as ground almonds to tone and brighten.

Available at Lush

Purifying Facial Exfoliant Paste

This exfoliant paste is packed full of natural ingredients that will work their magic on all types of skin. It boasts a cream-based formula with a lavender and earthy aroma that will help the skin relax, leaving it polished and soft. For a little tube, it sure does goes a long way.

Available at Aesop

Seaweed Pore-Cleansing Exfoliator

Believe it or not, this face scrub is soap free. And when it comes to removing dead skin cells and excess oils, it does one heck of a job. The scrub contains jojoba micro beats that work to cleanse the skin, refreshing it and leaving it feeling soft and smooth without completely stripping away its natural oils.

Available at The Body Shop


Perth’s Best Old School Barbers

The barber scene in Perth has taken off over the past few years, and frankly, it’s starting to make the ladies a little jealous. With the return of the old school barber chairs, shaving gel and sharp blades, the boys now get to enjoy beers, burgers and hot towels while getting their tresses tended to.

Weston’s Barbershop & Shave Parlour 

Sitting pretty at the end of the William Street strip is Weston’s Barbershop. Although it’s customer base is 90% hipster, the guys here know how to make every man’s mop look fresh to death. After you’ve tamed your mane, take someone on in a game of pool, or even man-scape that beard you’ve got going on. The barbers here know how to create works of art on your hair, with skin fades, undercuts and other spikey hair do’s, I guarantee you’ll leave Weston’s with one heck of a hairstyle.

456 William St, Northbridge

Uncle Joe’s

Known to be one of the best barbers in Perth, Uncle Joe’s know the way to every mans heart. It’s conveniently tucked away down King Street in a rustic heritage warehouse, so you can escape the CBD buzz and head over there in your lunch break. Not only do they give killer haircuts and beard trims, but they’ve also got a quirky café attached to their barber shop, which means you can smash down a burger while you wait.

74 – 76 King St, Perth

His Lid Barber

While pampering may not sound like much of a guys’ activity,  deep down men secretly enjoy having someone give them undivided attention. Well guys, you’re in luck because His Lid Barber is all about pampering you. Owner Becci Harvey knows what men really want, offering hot towel treatments, a glass of scotch or a bottle of locally crafter beer while you sit back and have your hair did. Their services list covers quite a wide range, from a haircut and hot towel to beard sculpting and even a blade shave, they’ve got everything you need to get your lid did.

8 Sheen St, Subiaco

Stanford Barbers

Stanford Barbers is like walking into a man cave. Luring the men of Perth in with beer and whisky on arrival, it’s no wonder all the gents are lined up to get in. As well as offering neat cuts, they’ve also got services like straight blade shaves and beard sculpting, making it the go-to for hipsters. And if you’re a groom-to-be, the crew here offer a groomsmen package, complete with comfortable armchairs, beers and nibbles to get you and your boys ready for the big day.

1/186 Scarborough Beach Rd, Mt Hawthorn

Barber & Co

Barber & Co is the perfect middle ground between classic and modern hairstyles. It’s located in London Court, but blink and you’ll miss this friendly little shop. The guy’s that own and run the shop know how to perfect the fades and quiffs, and the fresh interior will make you feel as though you’ve been teleported back to the 1920’s. You’ll be walking out feeling like a new man. And while walk ins are of course welcome, bookings are recommended as these barbers are in seriously high demand.