Polish, Exfoliant Face Wash (Discontinued)
4 fl. oz. for $12.99
Category:Skin Care > Scrubs > Scrubs
Last Updated:06.01.2011
Jar Packaging:No
Tested on animals:No
Review Overview

Polish, Exfoliant Face Wash is a cleanser/scrub hybrid that contains diatomaceous earth as the abrasive agent. As a result, this is a grittier scrub that must be used gently. It’s best for normal to oily skin.


Deep cleansing, gentle scrub, smoothes and exfoliates, contains soothing and calming agents, preps your skin for makeup and leaves skin radiant and renewed.


Purified Water, Sodium Lauroamphoacetate, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Diatomaceous Earth, Sodium Trideceth Sulfate, Acrylates Copolymer, Polyquaternium-7, Butylene Glycol, Macrocystis Pyrifera Extract, Dimethicone, Quaternium-22, Prunus Armeniaca (Apricot) Kernel Oil, Geranium Maculatum Extract, Diazolidinyl Urea, Methylparaben, Peg-120 Methyl Glucose Dioleate, Panthenyl Hydroxypropyl Steardimonium Chloride, Citric Acid, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Propylparaben

Brand Overview

Sonia Kashuk At-A-Glance

Strengths: Affordable and widely available (though exclusive to Target stores); good makeup remover; the makeup is still the star attraction, with impressive options for foundation, powder, blush, lip color, eyeliner and especially makeup brushes.

Weaknesses: The concealers, eye pencil, and brow shapers are a letdown; the makeup palettes may seem convenient, but several of the included products perform poorly.

Perhaps best known for her years of work with supermodel Cindy Crawford, makeup artist Sonia Kashuk's well-chosen selection of makeup has been available exclusively at Target stores since the mid-1990s.

 Kashuk's brushes have been a strong point, and now that they've been redone they're better than ever, and still affordable. This is definitely a makeup collection worth visiting, and you'll find some premium options among Kashuk's powder foundation, regular powders, and blush. Several other products, from foundation to lipsticks, are also worthy of attention, though this is not a line that caters to darker skin tones. Ironically, it's the latest cosmetic products that met with the most critical reviews, largely due to poor execution or their gimmicky nature.

For more information about Sonia Kashuk, visit soniakashuk.com or www.target.com.

Note: Sonia Kashuk products are also available at select Bloomingdales locations in New York and California. The company also maintains freestanding stores in New York and New Jersey.

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