The Lancôme Rose Sugar Scrub Is the Facial Exfoliator You’ve Been Waiting For

November 01, 2019
Claire Rodgers
By: Claire Rodgers | by L'Oréal
The Lancôme Rose Sugar Scrub Is the Facial Exfoliator You’ve Been Waiting For

When it comes to regaining a youthful and radiant-looking complexion, we like turning to facial exfoliators to slough away dead surface cells that can impede our progress. But rather than reaching for harsh and abrasive exfoliators, consider gentle formulas that are suitable for all skin types—even sensitive skin—like Lancôme’s new Rose Sugar Scrub. We took the formula for a test-drive after receiving a complimentary sample from the brand. From benefits to how to use it, read on for everything you need to know about Lancôme Rose Sugar Scrub.


Not a seasoned exfoliator? No problem! It’s never too late to start sloughing away dead skin cells from your skin’s surface to reveal brighter-looking skin. As a reminder, exfoliating is the act of removing the topmost layer of skin either mechanically (with tools or a scrub) or chemically (with acids) to reveal new skin cells. Why is this important, exactly? By shedding the topmost layer of skin—which is essentially the oldest layer of skinyou can reveal younger-looking skin that appears brighter. Board-certified dermatologist, and consultant, Dr. Dendy Engelman tells us, “Exfoliating helps remove the dead skin buildup on surface skin to reveal younger-looking skin. It’s an easy way to achieve radiant and glowing skin!” 

The Benefits of Lancôme’s Rose Sugar Scrub

If you strive for skin that’s looks both plump and radiant, the Rose Sugar Scrub deserves to be at the forefront of your routine. The formula is enhanced with sugar grains and rose water, and can help to remove impurities and dead skin cells for a healthy-looking, radiant, and rosy glow. What’s more, Rose Sugar Scrub can be enjoyed by all skin types––even sensitive. 

Lancôme Rose Sugar Scrub Review 

Recommended for: All skin types, even sensitive. 

Upon application, I was immediately impressed by the formula’s gentle texture and subtle scent. The blend of sugar grains, rose water, and honey instantly dissolved onto my skin, which led to an exceptionally comfortable exfoliating experience. Unlike facial exfoliators with harsh beads or grains, Rose Sugar Scrub felt gentle on my complexion.

As far as results go, I was incredibly pleased. After gently massaging and rinsing away the scrub, I noticed my skin looked smoother, more radiant and even. My final verdict? Lancôme Rose Sugar Scrub gets a perfect score from me. My only complaint is that I wish there was more of the formula in the squeeze tube so I could enjoy it for longer!

How to Use Lancôme’s Rose Sugar Scrub 


Interested in testing this sugar scrub out yourself? Follow the steps below:

Step #1: Apply a small amount of the sugar scrub on clean and wet skin.

Step #2: Massage gently for one minute.

Step #3: Rinse away thoroughly with lukewarm water.

Step #4: Continue with use two to three times a week.

For best results, Lancôme recommends pairing Rose Sugar Scrub with the brand’s new Rose Jelly Mask. Check out our review of the hydrating overnight mask here!

Lancôme Rose Sugar Scrub, $25 MSRP

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