I’ve read a lot about the Dr LeWinn skincare range; mostly positive reviews.  My girlfriend had a sample of Dr LeWinn’s Facial Polishing Gel and as a beauty blogger, I simply had to test it.

What Dr LeWinn Says

Gently exfoliates the skin without the use of abrasive exfoliates commonly contained in other scrubs. With natural jojoba beads, the gel gently melts away flaky skin. Dr LeWinn’s Facial Polishing Gel actually polishes the skin and removes the oil layer from the skin surface.

For normal/dry skin use once a week.
For combination/oily skin use three to four times a week.

My Experience

I have dry/sensitive skin so I am extremely cautious about using facial exfoliants on my face as some are too harsh and can make my skin peel and go raw.

I tested Dr LeWinn’s Facial Polishing Gel on my arm before considering using it on my face.  I wet my arm and applied product and gently exfoliated skin in a circular motion for a minute.  After washing it off, I noticed that my skin was pink and I could feel pain from the slightly raw area.

Sadly, Dr LeWinn’s Facial Polishing Gel was not gentle enough for my arm, so it would definitely not be suitable for my face.

But I may try other products in the range like their moisturisers.

Have you used any Dr LeWinn’s products before?  How was your experience?

7 Comments on Dr LeWinn’s Facial Polishing Gel

  1. Rainy Days & Lattes
    02/07/2011 at 1:05 pm (6 years ago)

    Wow, that’s pretty strong stuff if it burns your arm 🙁

    • Ling Tung
      04/07/2011 at 6:09 pm (6 years ago)

      @Rainy Days & Lattes, Or maybe I have ultra-sensitive skin… :S But yeah, won’t be putting it on my face 😛

  2. Vintage Makeup
    03/07/2011 at 5:46 am (6 years ago)

    It’s too bad it wasn’t gentle enough for you!

  3. Annabella Freeman
    03/07/2011 at 5:00 pm (6 years ago)

    I love Dr. Lewinn’s Hand Scrub!!! It’s hardcore stuff and not for the faint-hearted.

    I think you’d be better off with a cream-based exfoliant if you have dry and sensitive skin. Gel based exfoliants allow for more friction which is what you want to avoid.

    A x

    • Ling Tung
      04/07/2011 at 6:10 pm (6 years ago)

      @Annabella Freeman, You’re right A! Cream-based exfoliants are more suitable for me and my sensitive skin

  4. domncroxd/yvonne
    05/07/2011 at 5:09 pm (6 years ago)

    ah 🙁 pity. i love scrubs (they’re my one weakness! took me ages to NOT buy s&g’s scrub your nose in it scrub).

    • Ling Tung
      05/07/2011 at 10:35 pm (6 years ago)

      @domncroxd/yvonne, I’m a sucker for facial anti-wrinkle potions and lotions 😉