Divided opinions here...
Arcona has many 5 star products, our family is divided on this one, in fact all other products that I have used I consider 5 star! One daughter is sensitive to odor and claims this smells like Playdough, but to me, that is because it is a light lemon scent but like lemon in a pie. You have to know I used to make homemade Playdough, hence the connection to wet flour. Also the Cranberry (regular and brightening) are very granular, with very fine delicate grains for exfoliation. This Golden has more of the acid ingredients and less of the grit, so different type of exfoliation. This granular bits are also larger than the cranberry. I like this product for the difference compared to cranberry, being less gritty and more acidic. So, I use it to change up my routine. I will buy again. I have ROSACEA with oily large pores and this product does not bother or irritate my skin.