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You can never have enough java. Grab nyakio™ Kenyan Coffee Face Polish for your second round.

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Some mornings we’re feeling so sluggish, we’re loath to let go of our coffee even to hop in the shower. (If it gets watered down, we can just call it an Americano, right?) For those days—or anytime our morning could use an extra pick-me-up—this java-loaded scrub is just the thing. The blend of Kenyan coffee beans and nourishing oils exfoliates and hydrates, leaving skin renewed and ready for the day ahead: Think of it as skincare’s version of espresso.

How to Use

Massage onto damp skin in a circular motion, focusing on spots prone to dryness (think heels, elbows, and knees). Rinse away.

Sucrose, Butylene Glycol, Water/Eau/Aqua, Glycerin, Isopropyl Myristate, PEG-12 Dimethicone, Polyacrylamide, Coffea Arabica (Coffee) Bean, Schinziophyton Rautanenii (Mongongo Nut) Kernel Oil, Fragrance (Parfum), C13-14 Isoparaffin, Caramel, Phenoxyethanol, Caprylyl Glycol, Hexyl Cinnamal, Laureth-7, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil, Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil, Retinyl Palmitate, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Tocopheryl Acetate, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil, Butylphenyl Methylpropional, Coumarin, Linalool.

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I think my favorite part of this was the coffee smell in the shower. It did a decent job of exfoliating but I've used better.

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Excellent
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When used in a small circular rotation the scrub did wonders to slough off the dry skin leaving my skin ready for a good cleanse and hydration. Very happy with this product - Want to use in my salon for body wraps.

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Nice exfoliation, surprising smell.
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At first I was skeptical about smelling like coffee after a shower, but this exfoliating scrub pleasantly surprised me. It takes a little effort to get the scrub to spread smoothly, but there is no need to exfoliate vigorously - a light scrub will do the trick. The coffee smell is very apparent in the shower while you're using it, but after rinsing the scrub off the smell does diminish and settles into a pleasant fragrance that doesn't scream 'COFFEE!.'

I did end up purchasing the full size (albeit not from Birchbox) and have noticed a nice change in rough spots on my skin. I'd recommend it!

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One thigh

Exfoliating yes. Good sample size no. Not enough to get one leg done

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Great exfoliant

This is a wonderful exfoliant, and it's even better if you are hooked on coffee as I am!

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Hmm
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I am a coffee drinker but don't think I like coffee as skincare. Something about the smell bothered me. Good concept, wish I'd liked it.

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It's okay
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I bought nyakio™ Kenyan Coffee Body Scrub because I liked the sample but when I got the full size I didn't work very well. It needs to have move coffee beans in it to get more of an exfoliating effect.

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Small sample size
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I liked the product best I could tell but would not buy based on the sample size was too small to really be able to tell if I would want to pay the price for the product. I did like the smell and texture of the scrub and what areas I used it on it left the skin feeling smooth.

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Scrub
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I like this scrub. It is an excellent exfoliating cleanser. I love the fact that it does have coffee beans in it.

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Body Espresso
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Nyakio Kenyan Coffee Body Scrub has to be the most genius thing, ever. For all my fellow coffee lovers, this is a little slice of heaven!

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