Nivea Skin Refining Scrub Review

by Manveen Grewal
4 minutes read

Winter, the season for dry, flaky and dull skin is here again. So, it’s important to arm yourself with a good scrub if you want smooth, youthful skin. It is my search for a perfect, mild scrub that brought me to Nivea Skin Refining Scrub. I have been using other products from this brand for years, and have always been happy with their quality. so I decided to give this one a try.

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Details about Nivea Skin Refining Scrub

This scrub promises optimal freshness and moisture balance. It contains Vitamin E and Hydra IQ. It claims to refine the skin’s surface for an even complexion while respecting the skin’s own moisture balance.

Price: Rs 190 for 150 ml

Shelf life: 24 months from the date of manufacture

Sensitive skin alert




Ingredients: Aqua, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Glycerine, Sodium Acrylates/C10-30, AlkylAcrylate Crosspolymer, glyceryl Glucoside, Tocopheryl Acetate, Nelumbium Speciosum Flower Extract, Panthenol, Propylene Glycol, Sodium Laureth Sulfate Lactose, Cellulose, Phenoxyethanol, Methylparaben, Perfume, C177007

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My experience with Nivea Skin Refining Scrub

Packaging:  This scrub comes in a tube packaging. You can see the contents and the blue microbeads through the tube, which makes the packaging quite attractive.

Application instructions: Apply to wet face 2 -3 times a week, concentrate on the forehead and chin, avoid the lip and eye area. Rinse of with lukewarm water.

Colour, texture and fragrance: This scrub comes in a very appealing light blue colour. It also has blue and white microbeads in it. It has a pleasant fragrance, which is not very strong. I quite like the texture of this scrub as it is not very rough. It has soft granules that dissolve after some time. The scrub foams up like a face wash when we use it on our face.


It is soft, gentle and ideal for sensitive skin. Nivea Skin Refining Scrub is the perfect product for women whose skin is prone to breaking out. This scrub spreads smoothly on to the skin and lathers well. In fact you need a very little amount and it will cover your whole face. The microbeads are quite effective in exfoliating the skin. This scrub is also quite effective in removing the black heads around the nose. Your skin will feel quite refreshed and clear when you wash off this product. It also does not dry out the skin too much like most scrubs. I have been using this scrub for the last few weeks and my skin feels quite smooth and soft after use.

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Overall Performance of Nivea Skin Refining Scrub


  • Refreshes skin
  • Affordable
  • East to carry


  • Contains chemicals…loads of them

Would I repurchase or recommend?

I would definitely repurchase this scrub. It worked very well for me. Though the pack mentions that this scrub is for normal skin, I feel it will suit all skin types.

Rating: 4/5

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Navdita Rathore December 7, 2017 - 2:41 PM

I have tried this in the past summer and it is indeed a very good scrub. nice review manveen :rose:

Juhi Sharma December 7, 2017 - 2:53 PM

Great review, adding this in my cart :haanji

Smriti December 7, 2017 - 3:55 PM

Oh. Nice. This looks like I can use it as a body scrub as well. Nice review.

Sreeparna Ganguly December 8, 2017 - 10:31 AM

Nice review..
Definitely trying this..