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SkinCeuticals

Purifying Cleanser

8.00 fl. oz. for $ 34.00
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This is a very good, fragrance-free, mild cleanser for all skin types. Although it’s expensive and you can find equally great cleansers for less money, if you choose to spend more than is needed this won’t disappoint. This cleanser does a good job removing most types of makeup; those who use long-wearing or waterproof formulas may find a separate makeup remover is necessary, but that's true for many cleansers similar to this.

Jar Packaging: No
Tested on animals: Yes

A skin-improving facial wash with mild foaming and cleansing action that encourages natural exfoliation of the skin, while softening and smoothing your complexion. SkinCeuticals Purifying Cleanser instantly dissolves makeup, dirt and excess oil, imparting a healthy glow and comfortable hydration.

Aqua/Water/Eau, Propylene Glycol, PEG-30 Glyceryl Cocoate, Captryl/Capramidopropyl Betaine, Glycerin, Disodium Laureth Sulfosuccinate, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Sodium Chloride, Xanthan Gum, Glycolic Acid, Phenoxyethanol, Sodium Hydroxide, Benzoic Acid, Tocopheryl Acetate

SkinCeuticals At-A-Glance

With a strong presence in the professional (meaning spa and aesthetics) skincare market, SkinCeuticals has a mostly well-deserved reputation for producing serious-minded, research-driven products, several of which are centered on L-ascorbic acid (a form of vitamin C).

There are many good reasons to shop this line; it boasts a lineup up impressive vitamin C products, as well as some good retinol options and sunscreens. Even better is that the majority of its anti-aging products are packaged in containers that will protect their contents from light and air. Focusing on what Skinceuticals does best (which is serums, sunscreens, and specialty products) will be money well spent for visible results. The main drawbacks of this line are some products that contain fragrance ingredients, as well as potentially-drying alcohol, though they represent the minority of the brands offerings.

For more information about SkinCeuticals, call 1-800-771-9489 or visit www.skinceuticals.com.

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