Working in a dirty environment – with harsh winds, salt water spray and mud – means your skin really takes a beating!

Having this build up on your skin not only looks and feels unpleasant, but could also be doing your skin long term damage.

But fear not.A good old fashioned scrub could be all that you need.

Not only will it help get rid of all the grime, butskin experts have now found that using exfoliators can slow down the rate at which skin ages.

Read on to check out Rig Baby’ Top 5 Recommendation’s for Facial Exfoliators

facial-niveaNivea for Men Exfoliating Face Scrub

Nivea for Men have quite a few scrubs in their range all of which work well at giving you deeply cleaned skin. The foaming gel contains extra fine scrub particles, vitamin E and minerals and will leave your skin looking and feeling healthier.

This isn’t a daily scrub, but you can use it two / three times a week for a deep clean.

Perfect if you don’t if you don’t fancy a daily exfoliator, and the reasonable price tag makes it a good starter product.

£4.99 / 75ml


facial-paulasPaula’s Choice – Skin Perfecting 2% BHA Liquid Exfoliant

A leave on exfoliate that you apply with a cotton pad once or twice a day after cleansing the skin.

The chemicals in the exfoliant help to unclog pores and improve cell turnover rate, leaving you with healthier better looking skin. Research also suggests that the BHA increases collagen production and smooths the surface of the skin.

Be careful though, as if you use this in the morning you will need to apply a sun screen of SPF 25 of higher before working outside.

£23 / 118ml

facial-clarinsClarins Men Active Face Wash – Detox Foaming Gel

This is a great product if you work outside or in a dirty environment as the foaming gel not only tackles dirt and grime, but helps to rid your skin of pollutants.It contains Grindelia and Gaultheria (no I have idea what these are either…) that purify the skin.

Its gentle enough to use every day – twice if you need it!

£19 / 125ml tube


facial-kiehlsKiehl’s Men’s Oil Eliminator Deep Cleansing Exfoliating Facial Wash

Kiehl’s daily facial wash deep cleans your skin – removing excess oil, sweat and pollutants. It contains particles of crushed apricot seeds which slough off dead skin cells leaving your face soft and smooth.

This is a great product if you have oily or sensitive skin as its oil, paraben and sulphate free – as well as gentle enough to use daily.
£19 / 200ml

facial-clarisonicClarisonic Deep Pore Cleansing Brush

This is a great product if you suffer from enlarged pores or oily pores. Working like an electric toothbrush for your face it reduce pore size and removes more dirt and oil than using a deep pore cleanser alone.

Taking only 1 min twice a day, its great if you don’t have a lot of time on your hands!

However, with prices starting from £99 it’s not the cheapest option!