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Now that summer is coming to a close, your skin is in dire need of some TLC. From peeling sunburn to layers of old self-tanner, it’s time to polish your skin back to perfection. Here are our picks for the best body scrubs and body creams that will have your skin smiling in no time.

Exfoliating isn’t the easiest feat after a summer of sunning, but with these body scrub picks below, your skin will be glowing and smelling heavenly well before the chill of fall.

Body scrubs

Laura Mercier Ambre Vanille Body ScrubLaura Mercier Ambre Vanille Body Scrub

After just one use of Laura Mercier’s Ambre Vanille Body Scrub, you'll wonder where this must-have has been all your life. As the newest fragrance to join the decadent Laura Mercier bath lineup, Ambre Vanille is the perfect blend of vanilla seeds, jojoba oil, shea butter and honey. Complete with an easy to use scoop, this body scrub will perfectly polish the summer away. Craving more Ambre Vanille? Check out the honey bath and rich body creme to complete your collection. (, $46)

LaLicious Sugar Kiss Super ScrubLaLicious Sugar Kiss Super Scrub

Can you say YUM? Celebrate LaLicious' tenth anniversary with a scrumptious tub of the new limited edition LaLicious Sugar Kiss Super Scrub, which is almost good enough to eat. This 32-ounce refreshing blend of citrus, rose and vanilla comes together perfectly and creates a one of a kind scrubbed up paradise. Don't believe us? One shower and you'll be sold. We promise. (, $49)

Now that your skin is expertly exfoliated, give it the moisture it's craving with one of these olfactory treats that will have you hooked after just one whiff.

Body creams

Kate Somerville Goat Milk Body LotionKate Somerville Goat Milk Body Lotion

Bye bye, dry skin. Get soft, supple skin with the luxurious Kate Somerville Goat Milk Body Lotion that will transform even the most stubborn dry patches into skin you want to show off. What sets this lotion apart from the rest? The fact that goat milk contains natural lactic acid to balance pH, for starters. And the intoxicating blend of almond and coconut. Intrigued? This lightweight lotion will leave you wondering why you didn't buy two. (, $32)

Fresh Nectarine Milk Body LotionFresh Nectarine Milk Body Lotion

If you know a thing or two about skin care, then Fresh is surely on your radar. Fresh Nectarine Milk Body Cream soothes parched skin like nothing else can and leaves it velvety smooth without a greasy finish. Made up of milk proteins and shea butter with the light scent of nectarine and vanilla, this cream is one of our favorites and absolutely deserves a coveted place in your bathroom. (, $23)

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Comments on "Best body scrubs and creams for glowing skin"

Theresa September 16, 2012 | 1:35 PM

Thank you for this guide! I'm all about nice lotions and creams to really enhance my skin. I like my skin to feel soft, clean, and fresh and sometimes it's worth it to spend a little more money to get the type of skin that you desire.

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