Best Face Scrub for Dull Skin

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What is the best face scrub for dull skin?

Is your skin looking a bit dull and drab? 

Adding a good dull skin face scrub to your daily routine can really help improve your overall appearance. 

A scrub will exfoliate and resurface the top layer of skin and will clear out the pores of debris, dead skin and excess oils, allowing it to breathe and renew itself. 

A face scrub for dull skin will help with new skin cell turnover in order to promote a more vibrant complexion. 

After sorting through a fair few in the men’s face scrub range, we’ve found the best face scrubs for targeting dull looking skin.

Mënaji Face & Body Scrub

An ideal facial scrub for guys looking for both a face and body exfoliate is this Mënaji Face & Body Scrub which is specially formulated with natural and organic ingredients. These include ginseng, kelp lime peel oil, jojoba and azulene which remove and exfoliate unwanted dead skin. This scrub will clear out the pores of any debris and will brighten up the skin’s complexion. As it contains no harsh ingredients, it can be used by even those with sensitive skin. 

Who’s it for? Good for all skin types, including sensitive.

Kiehl's - Facial Fuel Energizing Scrub

A great smelling face scrub (and one of our favorites) is Kiehl’s – Facial Fuel Energizing Scrub. This is an excellent men’s face exfoliator for fatigued and dull looking skin. It contains apricot kernels, caffeine, lemon extract, and orange peel. These ingredients wake up the skin by working deep into the pores, buffing away unwanted dead skin cells and blemishes. This leaves men with more youthful looking skin and skin that feels energised, refreshed and smelling fantastic. 

Who’s it for? Great for men with all skin types but those with dull and drab skin will particularly benefit.

Jack Black Face Buff Energizing Scrub

A face scrub that works great as a pre-shave exfoliator (good for lifting ingrown hairs) is Jack Black’s Face Buff Energizing Scrub. This will give you a much more comfortable and closer shave due to its bamboo powder particles, licorice extract and vitamin C. Its formula will  help sweep away dull and dry skin, along with any other impurities and debris on the skin. Skin will appear more vibrant and will feel cool and refreshed. 

Who’s it for? Ideal for men with dull skin who shave. Men who suffer ingrown hairs.

Dermalogica Skin Prep Scrub

Dermalogica is a brand that’s popular with both guys and girls but is also a brand trusted by professional skin experts. Their Dermalogica Skin Prep Scrub resurfaces and brightens the skin, lifting away dull and dead skin for a much healthier appearance. Using natural corn cob extract, this gently exfoliates away debris, dead skin cells and excess oils, leaving skin both smoother and clearer. 


Who’s it for? Any man with any skin type including dry, dull, sensitive and oily.

MenScience Androceuticals Microfine Face Scrub

Another good facial scrub for dull skin is this MenScience Androceuticals Microfine Face Scrub. We found this performs really well after just one wash. Its unique formula contains glycolic acid and three different shapes of microbeads that work to remove dead skin and buff away any sign of a dull complexion. This scrub will reveal much brighter skin and a much better overall appearance. 

Who’s it for? Ideal for all types of skin including dull looking.

Clarins Men 2 in 1 Exfoliating Cleanser

Our top rated men’s exfoliator (one of the best on the market) which is capable of outstanding results for all types of skin is Clarins Men 2 in 1 Exfoliating Cleanser. This offers a creamy texture and multi action to cleanse and purify the skin. It includes water-active micro beads that work to resurface the skin and remove impurities including dead skin, oil and sweat. This leaves the pores clean and skin feeling refreshed. 

Who’s it for? Guys with all skin types will benefit.

Urth Complex Scrub

This is a soft clay exfoliator that is suitable for all types of skin including those with dull. This Urth Complex Scrub uses a combination of wheat germ and micro rice granules which help to resurface and renew the skin. This sweeps away dead skin cells and blackheads whilst its soy protein, green tea and seaweed help to detox and brighten the skin. This also includes pure oil, herbal extract and vitamins help to hydrate the skin for a more even skin tone. 

Who’s it for? Great for all skin types including oily, dull and fatigued skin types.

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