Make sure the water is warm. Warm water opens up your pores and releases excess dirt and dead skin cells that have built up. Avoid hot water as it too harsh for your skin when adding it to a body scrub.
Washing your body with soap should be applied before using the body scrub. Now your skin is clean and primed up for the body scrub to do what it does best, glow. Be careful when applying to the bottom of your feet, as it may be slippery when stepping out.
People like to know should you use the scrub before or after shaving. You may want to use the body scrub before shaving to soften the skin and the hair in the area. I like to shave first and then apply the body scrub after, leaves my skin feeling really soft.
The best way to use body scrubs is to apply a generous amount of body scrub all over your body. Use circular motions to massage it onto the skin. If the scrub has oils in it, then allow them to sink into your skin for 3 full minutes. This allows you to reap more benefits of the body scrub.