This felt really, really gritty in my fingers. I didn't think it smelled like coffee at all - it definitely didn't give me a burst of "pick-me-up" feel. It felt a little harsh on my skin; you have to rub it in really softly in order for it to feel like it's not irritating you.
Disappointed with the smell
The main reason I bought this product was because I was expecting it to have a coffee smell, which I thought was unique for a body scrub. However, this smells NOTHING like coffee, and the smell of it actually makes me kind of nauseous. I think the oils in the product completely overpower any coffee smell. Not to mention, the coffee bits like to get stuck all around my shower curtain and drain. Pretty bummed that I wasted my Birchbox points on getting the full-size without sampling it first.
Too much coffee
Not as bad as the face scrub, but super strong! Decent scrubbing though. Just not a fan. Would rather drink coffee than use it as a scrub.
I tried this body scrub the other day and did not think there was anything special about it. It does not have a strong coffee smell and the coffee grains are uneven in size. It did not exfoliate as well as a regular plastic body sponge. Only plus is that it does not dry out or irritate my sensitive skin.
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.