Kylie Jenner recently announced the release of a new walnut face scrub, but some people aren’t happy.
She said the scrub is really gentle, but many aren’t convinced because walnut scrubs can be damaging to the skin. So people have been reacting negatively to the launch on Twitter.
“There are walnut shells in it, and when you drag them across your face as an exfoliator, you are creating micro-tears in the skin,” Hassan Sayyed, the founder of skincare brand Haus Urban, said in a video. “You are cutting your face over and over and over again.”
Dermatologist Marisa Garshick told INSIDER that walnut scrubs can irritate the surface of the skin, so it’s better to use chemical exfoliants like glycolic acid and lactic acid.
Visit INSIDER’s homepage for more stories.
Kylie Jenner has just announced the release of a new walnut face scrub from her brand Kylie Skin which launches May 22. But the product has already been criticised by people on social media, saying it could be too harsh on the skin.
In a video for the release, Jenner said the face scrub is really gentle.
“It’s gentle enough to use every day, I recommend two or three times a week,” she said. “That’s how much I use it.”
She continued to say some walnut face scrubs are kind of harsh on the skin.
“This isn’t too abrasive,” she said. “It really leaves my skin feeling super baby soft, it makes you look glowy, it takes away dead skin cells. My walnut face scrub is my secret to my fresh face.”
walnut face scrub. my secret to a fresh face. xo, Kylie pic.twitter.com/zRPwqKv0HA
— Kylie Skin (@kylieskin) May 14, 2019
However, not everyone is convinced.
“Walnut Face Scrub!!!!!!!!!! In 2019!!!” one person wrote on Twitter. Another …read more
Source:: Business Insider