Buff up your skin with a face brush

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Powered by Guardian.co.ukThis article titled “Buff up your skin with a face brush” was written by Gemma Cairney, for The Observer on Sunday 29th July 2018 05.00 UTC

Are you likely to be rolling around in dirt anytime soon? Any festivals, or gin-in-tin-fuelled afternoons of rounders at your local common? BBQs on your decking? Or perhaps you are simply prone, like me, to a grimy forehead in the heat.

Then let me introduce you to the god-like Clarisonic brush. It has interchangeable ‘brush heads’ and you can alternate between two speeds – and it’s rechargeable. Think a fancy electric toothbrush, but for your face.

It’s not my cheapest recommendation, but in my experience once a Clarisonic brush is in your beauty booty, you don’t need to spend zillions on face scrubs or washes for ever more. Because even the simplest bars of soap (handy if you’re trying to cut down on disposable plastic use) work sufficiently when used with one of these.

I have noticed fewer breakouts and a more even skin tone since I started using one. There’s also something madly satisfying about massaging your cheeks hypnotically to the whirring sound of bristles – especially when knackered. It’s a peculiarly enlivening experience. Now let’s go get dirty! Clarisonic Mia 2, £89 (current body.com)

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