Walnut shell powder exfoliant

Some users swear by skin care products that employ walnut shell powder as an exfoliant, such as St. Ives Apricot Scrub, while others find the ingredient too abrasive and believe it injures the skin. How to resolve the disagreement? Run to court, of course [L.V. Anderson, Slate]


  • walnut shells and corn cob often are used to polish brass in tumblers when reloading ammunition at home.

  • Morons. Scrub seems too harsh? Stop using it. It costs, like, $3.99. I’ve used it for years.