NeedCrystals Microdermabrasion Crystals Review

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    NeedCrystals Microdermabrasion Crystals ReviewProduct Name:  NeedCrystals Microdermabrasion Crystals

    Overall Rating:  4 Star Rating

    Exfoliator Type:  Microdermabrasion Crystals

    For Body or Face?:  Either

    Use:  1 tbsp crystals per 10 tbsp cleanser or product of choice

    Size:  8 oz

    Price:  $12.99

    Cost Per Ounce:  $1.62

    Where To Buy:  Click Here

    # Of Ingredients:  1

    Notable Ingredients:  Corundum

    Quick Summary

    These are loose microdermabrasion crystals without a specific cream or cleanser.

    I ended up giving this product 4/5 stars.

    First, I really liked that I could make any product that I like into an exfoliator.

    I decided to try adding the crystals to my usual daily cleanser.

    After adding the crystals to my cleanser, I used about a dime size amount and exfoliated for 1-2 minutes as the instructions suggest.

    Because of how fine the crystals are, they seemed to exfoliate well and work on all the spots that sometimes feel hard to get to like the sides of my nose.

    After the first few uses, I decided to add more than instructed to get better exfoliating results.

    I found these crystals were very easy to use, but they are extremely fine, so it is easy to get them on the counter without noticing.

    I also realized that after rinsing multiple times, I would come across some residual crystals in small areas on my face, hairline, or neck.

    Overall, I really liked the results I saw after several uses. The crystals really exfoliate well and remove that top layer of dead skin.

    I found that my pores seemed smaller over time, though I did not notice any improvement in the complexion or evening of tone in my skin.

    The price is very reasonable for a lot of crystals at $12.99.

    One of my favorite aspects is the variability, so I could add them or leave them out each night depending on what I was wanting from my cleanser that day.

    Detailed Review:


    Very fine, 120 grit, microdermabrasion crystals.

    Smell (in the bottle)

    This product does not have a smell. It can be added to your favorite cleanser or any product.

    Application Process

    The crystals come in a jar with a small applicator to spoon the crystals into your palm.

    After scooping out a small amount, I just added a small amount of my cleanser to my palm and mixed them together.

    The NeedCrystals website recommends adding the crystals to your cleanser at a 1/10 ratio. They recommended 1 tbsp crystals to 10 tbsp cleanser.

    I first tried using the amount as instructed, which seemed to work well.

    I exfoliated and cleansed as I would with any other product during my routine.

    After exfoliating, I rinsed using warm water.

    I noticed that I had to rinse quite a few times to get all the crystals off.

    After several uses, I also noticed my towel had tons of crystals in it, which was a little annoying when I was trying to dry my face each time.

    Any Drying and/or Redness?

    Even after adding more crystals to my cleanser, I did not experience any drying or redness.

    Short Term Results

    My skin felt very soft right after rinsing with warm water.

    I really liked how well I was able to exfoliate using the cleanser that I know worked well with my skin.

    It really seemed to remove all the makeup and debris from my face while also getting rid of that top layer of dead skin.

    My cheeks felt very soft after I was able to rinse all the product off my face.

    I really liked how I didn’t have to worry about a bad smell or residue, though I did have small crystals along my hairline, which were a little difficult to get rid of without getting water everywhere.

    Long Term Results

    After several uses, I noticed that my skin felt very soft.

    I didn’t see any significant difference in my complexion, though I felt like the pores around my nose were less noticeable and smaller.

    Over time, I added a little bit more crystals to my cleanser than the instructions recommended, which gave me a better result.

    I didn’t develop any dryness or negative reaction over time, which was great!


    The only ingredient in the product is the loose crystals themselves, which are Corundum.

    Corundum is the crystalline form of aluminum oxide (a rock forming mineral). This is a natural ingredient used in many exfoliators on the market.


    The price is great at $12.99 for 8 oz jar of crystals. The NeedCrystals website also has crystals that are different size (grit), if you are looking for a more coarse or fine product.

    Where To Buy

    To buy your own NeedCrystals, click here.

    NeedCrystals Microdermabrasion Crystals: Summary

    FactorNeedCrystals Microdermabrasion Crystals
    Overall Rating4 Star Rating
    Texture/FeelMicrodermabrasion Crystals
    Application ProcessEasy to apply, a little difficult to rinse off
    ResultsGreat exfoliating, soft skin, pores less-noticeable
    IngredientsCorundum crystals
    Where To BuyClick Here

    NeedCrystals Microdermabrasion Crystals Review

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