Frequently Asked Questions

How do I use my scrub?

Hop into the shower and dampen your skin. Take a friend with you for extra fun! Using a small handful of scrub at a time gently rub in circular motions, concentrating on problem areas. Leave on for 5-10 minutes for it to work it's mermaid magic. While waiting why not sing in the shower, blow bubbles or upload a selfie of yourself getting that #mermaidglow and tag us @mermaidbod. If you have oily or combination skin, finish by washing off with your favourite soap. Towel yourself dry and enjoy that silky smooth skin!

How should I store my scrub?

We've got you covered, our packs are waterproof and resealable, so feel free to keep it in the shower. Just try not to get water in the bag and be sure to seal it after each use.

I'm pregnant! Can I still use this scrub?

Congratulations!!! You totally can. But if you're worried, we do recommend that you consult a doctor or physician before using our scrub for the first time. All of our ingredients are printed on the back side of our packets and on our website, so you can easily discuss any concerns you might have with your healthcare professional.

Why do you use a preservative? Is this scrub 100% natural?

At Mermaid Body we believe in being 100% honest and transparent with you. Our scrubs are free of Parabens, Phthalates, Sulfates, Silicones, Formaldehyde, Mineral Oil and other nasties. While we strive to be completely natural, your health and safety is of the utmost importance to us, which is why we add a very small amount of preservative to your scrub. This ensures that your scrub remains safe to use even after it's been opened and stored in a damp environment like your shower. These preservatives are clearly stated on our ingredients list as we do not believe in concealing them under misleading 'catch all' headings. As such, you can rest assured that our scrubs are 99% Natural, 100% Vegan, and 100% Cruelty Free.

Can I use this scrub on my face?

Our scrubs are intended for use on your body, so the texture may be too rough for the delicate areas on your face. But if you would like some extra exfoliation, be sure to do a patch test first. Scrub your face gently and in small circular motions. Avoid the eye area and wash off with your favourite facial cleanser. If you have sensitive skin, we recommend that you skip scrubbing your face.

I have sensitive skin, can I use this scrub?

We do not use any harsh exfoliants or ingredients that may irritate your skin in our scrubs. But all mermaids are different, so we recommend that you do a patch test first. If you are unsure or have extra sensitive skin, please consult a healthcare professional before you scrub.

How long will my scrub last?

Your scrub comes in a 200 gram packet. If you're using it 1-2 times a week it should last about a month. This of course depends on how generous you are with your handfuls!

Are your scrubs vegan?

Yes, our scrubs are 100% Vegan. However, #Sunglitter Liquid Highlighter contains a beeswax byproduct.

Do you test on animals?

We never test on animals. Ever.

How often should I scrub?

For the best results, we recommend scrubbing 2 to 3 times a week to keep your body smooth and glowing all over.

How long till I see results?

Honestly, after the very first scrub your skin will feel goddess soft and moisturized. To keep your mermaid glow all year round we recommend that you scrub on a regular basis.

How much should I use?

A few handfuls should be enough for your whole body. For those pesky problem areas like your knees and elbows alone, just a tablespoon will do.

Which shade of #Sunglitter should I get for my skin tone?

#Sunglitter is a universal liquid highlighter with shades that match every skin tone. The product goes on sheer with just a hint of colour that flatters every girl. Our shades are below:

Fleur de Sel - Inspired by the delicate white crystals of French sea salt. Creamy satin-pearl finish for the most natural glow.

Ultraviolet - A colour that appears white in the bottle but transforms into iridescent shades of lavender-violet on your skin. Brightens and highlights at the same time.

Bronzed Goddess - A duochrome coppery rose gold shade for an iridescent, ethereal glow.

Beach Babe - The colour of liquid sunshine. Warm & golden, perfect for that sunkissed glow; no beach required.

How do I apply #Sunglitter?

- Shake before use. Dab a small amount onto your fingertip or brush/sponge and blend by tapping gently onto your cheekbones, brow bone, the bridge of your nose, cupid’s bow and décolletage.

- For a subtle, all over radiance, add 1 - 2 drops to your moisturiser, face oil or foundation and apply onto your face.

- To enhance your body, add 2 - 3 drops to your favourite body lotion or body oil and massage into skin.

PS: A little goes a long way. A few drops are all you need to highlight your whole face and then some.

My #Sunglitter has split and there's oil on the top, help!

Don't worry, babe. That's completely normal. Just shake before use and you're good to go!

Can I use it on bare skin without any makeup on?

Yes, you totally can!

Do I use it on top of powder or below?

For best results, use it after applying liquid or cream foundation and then powder as usual on top. Avoid powdering too much over #Sunglitter or it will dull the highlight.