ANLAN Ultrasonic Skin Scrubber Review

I’ve already talked about ultrasonic spatulas on this website, so you may already know that I find these devices particularly useful for extracting stubborn sebum that’s hardened inside the pore.

This time around, I was contacted by ANLAN to do a review on their bestseller – the Ultrasonic Skin Scrubber.

I happily accepted their offer and after testing the device a few times over a couple of weeks’ time, I am ready to share my opinions on it.

This is my ANLAN Ultrasonic Skin Scrubber review, so let’s start with the most important thing:

What Is The ANLAN Ultrasonic Skin Scrubber?

ANLAN Ultrasonic Skin Scrubber

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The ANLAN Ultrasonic Skin Scrubber is a beauty tool that looks like a spatula.

It is intended to be used as an exfoliator to help extract blackheads, gunk, and hardened oil from inside the pores. 

Additionally, the device can also be used to help your skin better absorb skincare products and can also provide a temporary lifting effect due to the way it’s being used.

The facial spatula is a lightweight device that’s easy to hold and handle, which is something a beginner would appreciate.

How Does The ANLAN Ultrasonic Skin Scrubber Work?

The ANLAN Ultrasonic Skin Scrubber produces up to 24,000 ultrasonic vibrations per second, which help to “shake up” the pore, loosen the debris that’s stuck inside, and scoop it out with the spatula.

This is a form of deep cleansing, exfoliating, and extracting packed in the same device, and the best thing about it is that it is totally painless.

How to Use The ANLAN Ultrasonic Skin Scrubber?

The ANLAN Ultrasonic Skin Scrubber has four modes, and here is what all of them mean:

Ultrasonic Mode

ANLAN Ultrasonic Scrubber

This is the standard mode, which emits ultrasonic vibrations to help “shake up” the pore and loosen the sebum stuck inside so that it is easier to extract.

When using the skin scrubber in ultrasonic mode, you need to place the spatula blade on the skin at a 30° angle, apply gentle but constant pressure, and slowly move it on areas that need to be extracted. 

It’s also best to keep the skin damp or use a medium (gel, cream, or mask) of your choice to avoid discomfort, scratching, pinching, and skin damage.

EMS Mode

ANLAN Ultrasonic Microcurrent Mode

The EMS is a gentle microcurrent mode that sends a mild electric signal into the muscle to help tone and tighten it.

I’ve previously talked about microcurrent devices on the website, and while this is a much milder option than what I am personally used to, a beginner will probably appreciate it much more.

Here’s how to use the ANLAN face scrubber in the EMS mode:

  • Apply a medium that glides easily (gel or oil, depending on your skin type.)
  • Turn on the device and press the button twice to use the EMS mode.
  • Hold the device so that the pronged tabs and buttons face away from your skin.
  • Hold the spatula flush to your skin and glide it from the center of your face toward the perimeter in an upward motion.
  • Repeat glides 2-3 per section.

You can use the Ultrasonic Skin Scrubber on EMS mode daily to help lift the face temporarily. 

Ion (+) Mode and Ion (-) Mode

ANLAN Ultrasonic Ion Positive Mode

This stands for iontophoresis, a technique for introducing ionic medicinal compounds into the body through the skin by applying a local electric current.

It is used to help products penetrate better into the skin and enhance their effectiveness, as well as to soften the skin and smooth out the complexion.

The vibrations of the ANLAN Ultrasonic Skin Scrubber can push products up to 3-5 millimeters into the skin, drastically increasing absorption and accelerating results.

Here’s how to use the ANLAN face scrubber in the iontophoresis more:

  • Apply your toner, serum, facial oil, eye cream, and/or moisturizer.
  • Turn on the device, press the button three times to use the Ion (+) and four times to use the Ion (-)
  • Hold the device so that the pronged tabs and buttons face away from your skin.
  • Hold the spatula flush to your skin, gliding it from the center of your face toward the perimeter in an upward motion.
  • Repeat glides up to five times per section.

You can use your spatula on ION Mode daily if desired.

What Comes Inside The Box?

ANLAN Ultrasonic Skin Scrubber Box

Inside the box, you will find:

  • Ultrasonic Skin Scrubber.
  • Charging cord.
  • A velvet storage bag.
  • Instruction manual.

ANLAN Ultrasonic Skin Scrubber Precautions

Using the Ultrasonic Skin Scrubber isn’t recommended for everyone, and as with any other beauty device or skincare product, it has its own contraindications.

One important thing I want to point out is that you cannot use the ANLAN Ultrasonic Skin Scrubber over active acne because this will inevitably lead to irritation, redness, and, depending on the severity of your acne, even bleeding, oozing, and overall extreme discomfort.

Instead of using a skin spatula to extract and exfoliate, you are probably a better candidate for a chemical peel or incorporating a mild daily exfoliator into your skincare routine.

Additionally, avoid using the ANLAN Ultrasonic Skin Scrubber if any of the following applies to you:

  • You are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • You have a condition called Bell’s palsy, commonly known as facial paralysis.
  • You have electronic devices implanted (i.e., ICD or pacemaker.)
  • You are undergoing chemotherapy.
  • You carry an ECG (electrocardiograph) or other fixed medical electronic machinery.

ANLAN Ultrasonic Skin Scrubber Pros:

  • Affordable ($37)
  • Strong vibrations.
  • Feels pleasant on the skin.
  • A variety of different modes offer different functions (extracting blackheads, massaging products into the skin, microcurrent.)
  • Sharp edges for easy and efficient extracting.
  • Curved in the middle to access difficult-to-reach areas like the sides of the nose with ease.
  • Lightweight and easy to handle.

ANLAN Ultrasonic Skin Scrubber Cons:

  • Doesn’t offer a customizable intensity option.
  • Sharp edges (although effective) need to be manipulated with great caution.

Related Questions

How Often Can I Use an Ultrasonic Skin Scrubber?

Depending on the mode you choose, you can use an ultrasonic skin scrubber daily or weekly.

You can use the microcurrent or Ion (-)  mode to help tone the muscles and allow better product absorption daily.

On the other hand, you can use ultrasonic mode for scooping sebum out of the pores once a week or once every two weeks, depending on your skin.

Can Ultrasonic Skin Scrubbers Help With Acne? 

While ultrasonic skin scrubbers can help keep pores clear of acne-causing debris, they are not recommended for use on active acne, as they can cause the lesions to pop and spread the infected pus to other areas of the skin.

Are Ultrasonic Skin Scrubbers Safe for All Skin Types? 

Generally, ultrasonic skin scrubbers are safe for most skin types, but those with sensitive and reactive skin or specific skin conditions should use them with caution.

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