apricot kernel

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Often used as an abrasive agent in so-called "natural" scrubs. Apricot kernals have irregular and sometimes sharp edges that can scratch or tear at skin. These types of scrubs are not recommended over a cotton washcloth or scrubs that contain rounded jojoba or polyethylene (plastic) beads.

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