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Cetaphil

Ultra Gentle Body Wash Fragrance Free

16.90 fl. oz. for $ 6.50
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Cetaphil's Ultra Gentle Body Wash Fragrance Free ranks among the best body washes we've tested, with an incredibly affordable price that sweetens the deal.

Aesthetically speaking, this cream-gel formula ticks all the right boxes, producing a light lather that's easy to rinse, via gentle cleansing and smoothing lather agents. The aloe and vitamin B5 (panthenol) provide some soothing/hydrating properties so skin is left feeling clean, yet not stripped or dry in the least.

Kudos to Cetaphil for making this truly gentle, fragrance-free body wash, great for anyone in the family, including babies or those with sensitive skin. There are body washes that provide more moisture and would be better for dry to very dry skin, but overall Cetaphil's contribution is wholly impressive.

Pros:
  • Gentle, fragrance-free formula, suitable for all skin types.
  • Leaves skin feeling clean but not stripped or dry.
  • Budget-friendly option for the whole family.
Cons:
  • None.
Jar Packaging: No
Tested on animals: Yes

Cetaphil Ultra Gentle Body Wash gently cleanses even the most sensitive skin without stripping it of its natural moisture, while delivering nourishing ingredients to help maintain the skin's moisture barrier.

Water, Glycerin, Sodium Laureth Sulfate, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Disodium Laureth Sulfosuccinate, Betaine, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice Powder, Panthenol (Vitamin B5), Glycol Distearate, Lauryl Lactate, Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Citric Acid, Sodium Benzoate, Phenoxyethanol, Sodium Citrate, Laureth-4, Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein, Heliotropine, Polyquaternium-10, Sodium Hydroxide.

Cetaphil At-A-Glance

This familiar, widely distributed skin-care collection is manufactured by Galderma, the same company that markets the prescription products Differin and MetroGel.Given the dermatology heritage of Galderma, it's surprising the Cetaphil line hasn't advanced beyond the basics. Yes, most of what's available is a safe bet for those with sensitive skin!

If you're in search of simplicity, this is a good line to consider. We should note that many of the formulas omit more complex anti-aging ingredients, but they can always be used alongside a serum or treatment of your choosing.

Strengths: Inexpensive; mostly fragrance-free products; affordable and widely available; offers complete ingredient lists on its website; the sunscreens offer sufficient UVA protection.

Weaknesses:A few formulas could be updated with more complex ingredients, but forgoing that there is a lot to like here.

For more information about Cetaphil, call (817) 961-5000 or visit www.cetaphil.com.

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