Gentle Black Sugar Facial Polish from Klairs- Review & Swatches

Are you having sensitive skin like me and often get scared to try a new scrub brand? My skin cannot tolerate the hard granules of any face scrub, especially those walnut scrub which I bought from a famous brand and later ended up using on my body as they did not go well with my face leaving it all red. Klairs is a skincare brand from South Korea with a focus on gentle and effective ingredients that will work on all skin types. That means no parabens, alcohol, or artificial colorings are used, making them a great choice for those with sensitive skin. They’re also cruelty-free (no animal testing) and eco-friendly. So let’s quickly look into this product-

Price- $23 USD

Brand Claims-

Black Sugar melts away pore-clogging debris and oil and removes dead skin cells, leaving the skin clean and soft. The scrub is also fortified with the rich nutrients of Shea Butter, Unsaturated Fatty Acid and vitamins A & E to moisturize and soften dry, sensitive skin.


Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Sucrose, Cetyl Ethylhexanoate, Glycerin, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter), Tocopheryl Acetate, Candelilla Cera, PEG-7 Glyceryl Cocoate, Polysorbate 20, Microcrystalline Wax, Cetyl Alcohol, Molasses, Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Powder, Fragrance, Carapa Guaianensis Seed Oil, Vaccinium Macrocarpon (Cranberry) Seed Oil


How to Use-

1) Massage dry face with the cleansing oil for one minute.

2) Dispense a pea-sized amount of the facial scrub and apply over the face.

3) Massage thoroughly to melt dead skin cells and sebum.

4) Gently roll over the face to emulsify the oil with water.

5) Rinse off with water and deep cleanse with the foaming cleanser until no slippery feel remains.

My experience with the Product

I loved the packaging of this product, a jet brown color bottle with black swirl cap on it and white product label at the front of the bottle keeping it simple and elegant. The bottle is sturdy, small and travel friendly. I loved the way they provided the small spoon with the jar so you dont dip the finger inside which will help the product’s longevity. When you open the cap you will be welcomed with the aromatic fragrance which is as tempting as the product.. 

The texture of the scrub has small sugar grains as their main exfoliant and is thick in consistency. You can see oil in the jar so while scooping up the product mix it well. The small jar goes a long way as you need a spoon of scrub on your entire face. 

I like to dampen my face first and then spread the scrub on my T- zone area and middle of forehead and moving towards sides of my face. The sugar granules are very soft on sensitive skin, also it spreads evenly on the skin. I go with a light handed circular motion on my face allowing thew product to do its job. I did observe that after a minute, sugar melts down leaving no granule on the face converting into a cleansing balm. That’s when I wash my face with normal water and tadaaaa.. I have a glowy soft and silky skin. 

The shine is visible on the skin. After the usage, I can feel my skin getting rid of dead skin and any kind of impurities. I don’t have much black head or white head so can’t really comment on it. I did not see any kind of redness, irritation or breakout on my face. Definitely for me this product is an holy grail and I recommend it to all my sensitive skin type girls.

Overall, the product is very gentle on face leaving no redness or irritation after usage. Being the sugar their main exfoliant product in the scrub, it dissolves quickly with the warmth of my hand leaving no granules residue behind converting it into cleansing balm. I also noticed natural shine on my cheeks and the center of my nose which is rightly said by the brand that it also works as a face polish. The product is a Korean skin brand free from all kinds of chemicals and animal testing for all skin types and it’s a holy grail product.


Note- This product was sent by Wishtrend to me but the experience here mentioned is based on my own usage of the product.


  • no parabens, alcohol, or artificial colorings
  • cruelty free and are eco-friendly
  • Sturdy packaging and travel friendly
  • Reasonably priced.
  • Product will last for 3 months if used twice a week.
  • Leaves natural sheen on the skin after use
  • Face looks more soft, subtle and silky
  • Sugar granules removes the dead skin and impurities in a very gentle way.


  • The oils get separated from the product and need to mix well before use.