Out with the Old

Spring cleaning isn’t just for the home. Slough off your dry winter skin with these editor-approved exfoliators.

Tatcha Rice Enzyme Powder

“A friend recently recommended I get a facial at Aida Bicaj on the Upper East Side, where they use Biologique Recherche products. It really has changed my skin.” – Rickie de Sole, Fashion Market and Accessories Director

Biologique Recherche Lotion P50V, $61,


“You can actually feel the dead skin coming off with this gentle exfoliating gel. I like following it with a swipe of the brand’s soothing Cleansing Spa Water Cloths for that fresh-from-the-spa feeling.” – Sue Williamson, Digital Editor

Koh Gen Do Soft Gommage Spa Gel, $45,


“A quick two-minute Clarisonic session makes my skin smoother than I ever remember it can be. It’s particularly clutch whenever little flakey patches appear in transitional months in the spring and fall.” – Katie Becker, Beauty Editor

Clarisonic Smart Profile, $265,


“The formula smells like honey and almonds, and is perfect for my super sensitive skin.” – Mia Adorante, Assistant to the Fashion and Style Director

Mario Badescu Almond & Honey Face Scrub, $15,


“The sloughing oats floating amid this creamy cleanser are so quiet, making it the gentlest exfoliator. It smells intoxicating and leaves my cheeks feeling seriously soft.” – Jane Larkworthy, Beauty Director

Naturopathica Oat Facial Polish, $52,


“The fact that it is formulated with crushed pearls piqued my interest, but I was hooked when I discovered how soft it made my skin.”– Tina Huynh, Assistant Jewelry Editor

Tatcha Rice Enzyme Powder, $65,


“This cleansing exfoliator leaves my skin so moisturized and smooth—and it’s gentle enough to use every day.” – Sarah Leon, Senior Web Editor

Caudalie Deep Cleansing Exfoliator, $35,


“You get all the benefits of an exfoliator—tight pores and silky smooth skin—without the harsh side effects.” – Gillian Sagansky, Assistant to the Editor in Chief

La Prairie Cellular Mineral Face Exfoliator, $130,


“Once a week, I apply this pineapple-enzyme infused mask before bed. It’s like beauty rest in a jar.” – Kat Herriman, Digital Editorial Assistant

Joanna Vargas exfoliating mask, $75,


“This makes my skin feel extra soft without being too rough.” – Esme Rene, Senior Photo Editor

Aveda Tourmaline Charged Exfoliating Cleanser, $29,


“The tiny grains in this powder—which you turn into a paste by mixing it with water—make it a gentle, but effective option for daily exfoliation. And it always leaves my skin feeling brighter and smoother.” – Vanessa Lawrence, Features Writer

Dermalogica Daily Microfoliant, $54,


“This exfoliator really goes deep—and should be used in moderation. I use it once a week and already my pores are tightening up and my skin looks better.” – Caroline Grosso, Fashion Market Editor

Dr. Brandt’s Microdermabrasion Skin Exfoliant, $78,