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CeraVe Foaming Facial Cleanser 16 Fl Oz Daily Face Wash for Oily Skin Fragrance Free

Last Updated: June 29, 2020 (Refresh Now)
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Comfort
 186
sensitive, oily, cleanser, acne, cerave
+85%
-15%
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" ...  Love this stuff, just started using it and it makes my skin feel so refreshed!  ...  "
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" ...  Paired it with a facial sponge and my face feels great every day!  ...  "
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" ...  Makes my skin feel so soft.  ...  "
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" ...  Love the foam cleanse.  ...  "
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" ...  No break outs or irritation.  ...  "
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" ...  Its for oily skin, but makes my skin even more oily.  ...  "
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" ...  Cleanses completely the skin, even makeup.  ...  "
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" ...  My skin doctor recommended.  ...  "
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Cleaning
 134
skin, makeup, cleans, cleanser, oily
+93%
-7%
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" ...  This is such a great facial cleanser, it’s not to harsh on the skin and leaves skin feeling soft and clean  ...  "
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" ...  Gentle on your skin but tough on dirt. ... Gets your face clean without drying you out.  ...  "
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" ...  Great to remove makeup  ...  "
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" ...  I have used this for 2-month and it is good for cleaning my face as a pre-step.  ...  "
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" ...  CeraVe on the other hand, so far CeraVe have been leaving my skin feeling supple, hydrated, clean, soft, and just truly amazing!  ...  "
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" ...  It is gentle and cleans well.  ...  "
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" ...  This cleanser is gentle enough that it does not irritate my skin, but it cleans all my makeup off (including eye makeup- I use waterproof eyeliner) and actually feels clean.  ...  "
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" ...  It should be clean but not stripped and this cleanser works so well!  ...  "
Washing
 72
face, skin, acne, gentle, wash my face
+92%
-8%
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" ...  Ever since I have started washing me face daily with this, My face has cleared up significantly.  ...  "
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" ...  This is hands down the best face wash I have ever used!  ...  "
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" ...  The best face wash I have ever used for my skin.  ...  "
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" ...  I will be buying face wash again and I would recommend this to a friend.  ...  "
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" ...  The foaming part makes it much easier to wash off than the non-foaming.  ...  "
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" ...  CeraVe face wash is my current favorite, and I've been using it for a couple years now.  ...  "
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" ...  Best face wash!  ...  "
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" ...  Favorite face wash  ...  "
Drying
 71
skin, face, oily, drying, cleanser
+70%
-30%
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" ...  Face washes can dry me out and leave patches of crusty dryness so I have to be careful but this stuff works great.  ...  "
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" ...  I love this face wash because I feel like it gets off my makeup without drying my skin.  ...  "
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" ...  My favorite face wash. Cleanses all make up from my face and doesn’t dry me out or break me out.  ...  "
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" ...  This is a really good face wash for anyone with flaky or dry skin!  ...  "
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" ...  This really helped my sensitive skin that gets especially dry in the winter.  ...  "
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" ...  It works well without drying my skin out.  ...  "
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" ...  oil free but not drying  ...  "
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" ...  Works really good on my oily skin and it doesn’t dry it out.  ...  "
Wash Programs
 47
face, acne, skin, best face wash, using this face
+89%
-11%
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" ...  Its a great wash so far.  ...  "
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" ...  I use this facial wash daily.  ...  "
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" ...  The foaming part makes it much easier to wash off than the non-foaming.  ...  "
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" ...  This is a great face wash  ...  "
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" ...  Favorite face wash  ...  "
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" ...  Fuss-free, scent-free, wash.  ...  "
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" ...  This is my go-to face wash.  ...  "
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" ...  I kept it anyway and this has been the best face wash i've ever used.  ...  "
Shave Quality
 45
oily, sensitive, smooth, gentle, feeling
+93%
-7%
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" ...  Big and is good for oily skin  ...  "
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" ...  A little overpriced, but gentle and effective for sensitive/acne-prone skin.  ...  "
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" ...  Its best for moderate to very oily skin.  ...  "
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" ...  This is such a great facial cleanser, it’s not to harsh on the skin and leaves skin feeling soft and clean  ...  "
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" ...  My skin is so unbelievably smooth and this is the only product I use my face.  ...  "
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" ...  It makes my face feel very clean without heavy exfoliating and has definitely helped with the overall texture of my skin.  ...  "
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" ...  Of course, YMMV, but this stuff has been working wonders for my skin, and I use it right after shaving when my skin is most sensitive. ... I highly recommend Uncle Jon's Lime Up aftershave to use in conjunction with this, especially if you use this after you shave.  ...  "
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" ...  I feel like my skin clean but keep smooth  ...  "
Build Quality
 42
break, skin, broke, rash, made me break
+36%
-64%
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" ...  This had a horrible, very plastic smell to it and different consistency than usual.  ...  "
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" ...  This made my skin break out in a rash immediately.  ...  "
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" ...  Caused me the break out.  ...  "
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" ...  The porduct came without an outside plastic layer and I think it is not a new one.  ...  "
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" ...  It was wrapped in plastic and approx. ... 1/4 of the bottle leaked into the surrounding plastic.  ...  "
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" ...  This stuff made me break out horribly don’t buy this product!  ...  "
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" ...  I bought this and it broke my face out with a rash!!  ...  "
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" ...  I broke out badly after using this.  ...  "
Price
 41
value, size, worth, money, cleanser
+85%
-15%
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" ...  Easily removes any makeup, best cleanser that I had for that money!  ...  "
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" ...  It does the job for a great price!  ...  "
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" ...  Good size for prices  ...  "
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" ...  Good product best value on Amazon for this brand and type  ...  "
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" ...  True value size.  ...  "
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" ...  Price is right too.  ...  "
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" ...  This is a fantastic cleanser and an even more fantastic value.  ...  "
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" ...  So, in case you are on the fence about trying CeraVe because of its higher price, I thought I would let you know why I'm the one leaving this review instead of my better half.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 40
using this product, cleanser, acne, recommended, pump
+65%
-35%
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" ...  I've been using this product for the last 12 years.  ...  "
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" ...  I have been using this product for a couple years acne has completely gone away  ...  "
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" ...  I've been using this cleanser for about three months and I love it!  ...  "
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" ...  I love it just wish I had found it years ago.  ...  "
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" ...  I recommend buying the larger size, it lasts me the entire year.  ...  "
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" ...  I have used it every day for the past 3 years and I have no complaints.  ...  "
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" ...  Within 1 month, this and the Cerave lotion, cleared my acne and has continued to be the best cleanser I've used. ... One bottle lasts for about 3 months.  ...  "
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" ...  Within a few days any acne I had dried out.  ...  "
Washer Dryer
 26
skin, face, drying, oily, without drying
+77%
-23%
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" ...  This cleanser has a very tiny foaming action and cleans my skin without being drying.  ...  "
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" ...  Always leaves my face feeling clean without being too dry.  ...  "
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" ...  It's neither drying nor irritating.  ...  "
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" ...  I love this face wash its soft on my skin does not over dry but cleans my skin well .  ...  "
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" ...  Makes my face feel clean without drying.  ...  "
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" ...  It works good but made my skin a little dry.  ...  "
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" ...  Very gentle and non drying.  ...  "
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" ...  I’ve got rosacea and this product cleans without drying or irritating my face.  ...  "
Storage
 25
big, leaked, half the bottle, half, container
+60%
-40%
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" ...  This is my 3rd bottle  ...  "
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" ...  The bottle is pretty big and lasts a long time.  ...  "
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" ...  Nice big bottle.  ...  "
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" ...  Love the easy dispenser as well.  ...  "
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" ...  It's not expensive, and the bottle is big enough to last a while so it's and excellent value.  ...  "
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" ...  However, its a nice sized bottle  ...  "
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" ...  This stuff is like heaven in a bottle.  ...  "
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" ...  Really like how big the bottle is too.  ...  "
Marketplace
 23
product, stores, price, ordering, cheaper
+57%
-43%
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" ...  I noticed it was quite a bit cheaper on amazon than at Target and have been ordering them from amazon since.  ...  "
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" ...  I will also continue to purchase it from Amazon as long as the pricing remains competitive to my local drug stores.  ...  "
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" ...  And cheaper on Amazon than in store.  ...  "
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" ...  Amazon offers the best price as well!  ...  "
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" ...  Product is great but the shipping terrible.  ...  "
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" ...  Ordering again and again.  ...  "
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" ...  Being from Puerto Rico I searched for the same product at the drug stores and ordering it through Amazon I saved almost $5.00.  ...  "
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" ...  Thank the gods of skincare or Cerave.  ...  "
Ease of Cleaning
 13
well, gentle, feel, face, cleans
+85%
-15%
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" ...  This left my face feeling very clean!  ...  "
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" ...  Lathers well and feels clean.  ...  "
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" ...  Clean your properly.  ...  "
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" ...  It is gentle and cleans well.  ...  "
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" ...  Works on cleaning the facial pores and it does moisturizes.  ...  "
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" ...  It’s a clean.  ...  "
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" ...  I used to use Clean & Clear Foaming Cleanser, but this is so much better!  ...  "
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" ...  I definitely feel like it cleans very well since it suds up nicely.  ...  "
Clarity
 11
skin, face, usually, used, never
+91%
-9%
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" ...  The fancier products I had used in the past never got my skin this clear!  ...  "
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" ...  Keeps my skin clear  ...  "
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" ...  Leaves my face freash,clear and clean.  ...  "
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" ...  My skin is clear and always blemish free.  ...  "
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" ...  It's definitely kept my pores a little clearer than other cleansers i've used, and honestly I'm not very consistent with it.  ...  "
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" ...  Now my face looks a lot smoother and clear.  ...  "
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" ...  It is rich and thick, clear.  ...  "
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" ...  Best stuff to keep your face clean and clear!  ...  "
Delivery
 10
box, package, received, open, leaking
+10%
-90%
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" ...  Product leaked all over shipping box.  ...  "
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" ...  The only issue i had with this is when it arrived, it was leaking from the top.  ...  "
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" ...  Love the product, but it arrived exploded.  ...  "
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" ...  Thanks for the terrible packing Amazon.  ...  "
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" ...  When my package arrived I noticed that there was slime all over the package and everything else inside.  ...  "
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" ...  Product was open and leaking out of the package  ...  "
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" ...  Product was spilled all over box when it arrived  ...  "
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" ...  However it arrived open and had spilled all over the inside of the box.  ...  "
Hair
 9
skin, oily, facial cleanser, years, forehead
+89%
-11%
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" ...  My wife (who already had perfect skin) bought this facial cleanser primarily to remove makeup but ended up being so impressed with how it made her skin feel she now uses it on the no-makeup days too.  ...  "
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" ...  I have psoriasis on my forehead and around my nose and this has helped it so much.  ...  "
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" ...  It has cut my face oil production at least in half.  ...  "
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" ...  Used for years and always complimented on my youthful looking facial skin.  ...  "
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" ...  Traditional cleansers got the job done, but stripped my skin.  ...  "
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" ...  Gave me huge red pimples on my nose.  ...  "
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" ...  Great facial cleanser!  ...  "
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" ...  My skin is fairly sensitive and I'm prone to ingrown hairs.  ...  "
Size
 9
value, larger, bought, price, loved
+89%
-11%
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" ...  Good size for prices  ...  "
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" ...  So glad to have this larger size.  ...  "
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" ...  True value size.  ...  "
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" ...  I loved this cleanser so much when I bought it the first time and ran out, that I purchased this JUMBO size whilst deployed last year.  ...  "
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" ...  The value size is huge and lasts forever.  ...  "
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" ...  Great value size  ...  "
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" ...  Great size (generous) and great price!  ...  "
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" ...  I love the larger size!  ...  "
Returns
 8
returning, going, money, broke
+25%
-75%
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" ...  I ended up returning it because it seemed too sketchy.  ...  "
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" ...  RETURNING THIS AND GOING BACK TO PROACTIVE.  ...  "
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" ...  I wish I could get my money back.  ...  "
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" ...  I will be returning this.  ...  "
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" ...  But for some strange reason, when I purchased it on Amazon, I broke out terribly.  ...  "
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" ...  Went back to Cetaphil and have far less breakouts.  ...  "
Defective Delivery
 8
arrived, spilled, package, damaged, opened
-100%
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" ...  Product was spilled all over box when it arrived  ...  "
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" ...  Came opened and broken.  ...  "
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" ...  Pump was defective .  ...  "
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" ...  However it arrived open and had spilled all over the inside of the box.  ...  "
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" ...  Product spilled on the bottom of the box :(  ...  "
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" ...  The only issue i had with this is when it arrived, it was leaking from the top.  ...  "
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" ...  The only problem I had with this was it leaked in the package.  ...  "
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" ...  It came broken.  ...  "
Design
 8
feels, face, better, skin, texture
+100%
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" ...  My skin looks so bright and glowy.  ...  "
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" ...  Used to use the stuff with beads and fruity scents, but this is just simpler and feels better.  ...  "
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" ...  Keeps face feeling good  ...  "
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" ...  I use this twice a day and my skin looks much better!  ...  "
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" ...  However, it really feels and looks like hand soap.  ...  "
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" ...  My face feels and looks a million times better.  ...  "
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" ...  I had no reactions and love the way it makes my face feel.  ...  "
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" ...  It feels nice.  ...  "
Ease of Use
 7
easy, well, makes, wash, use
+100%
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" ...  Easy to use, makes a nice lather, rinses off well.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  Love the easy dispenser as well.  ...  "
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" ...  The foaming aspect makes it easy to apply and she likes the way it leaves her face feeling after she uses.  ...  "
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" ...  it's such a large bottle and allows easy access.  ...  "
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" ...  Convenient to use  ...  "
Overall performance
 7
product, acne
+100%
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" ...  It does a great job, and my acne has cleared up.  ...  "
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" ...  Overall, it is a wonderful product that gets the job done!  ...  "
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" ...  One pump does the job.  ...  "
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" ...  Definitely does the job.  ...  "
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" ...  I like the fact that just a little bit do the job.  ...  "
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" ...  I prefer the moisturizing cleanser more but this does the job in a pinch.  ...  "
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" ...  It does the job and foams up really nice.  ...  "
Water Resistance
 7
face, skin, feels, every, wash
+86%
-14%
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" ...  Use in shower.  ...  "
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" ...  It's neat and it's small enough to fit on your shower rack.  ...  "
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" ...  I have it in my shower, easy to use and lathers nicely.  ...  "
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" ...  It was really helpful there especially, because for anyone that lives by the ocean, you probably already know that salt air REALLY does a number on your skin.  ...  "
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" ...  I was just browsing my old purchases and realized I bought this product over 3 months ago and it's still in my shower!  ...  "
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" ...  This cleanser is gentle enough that it does not irritate my skin, but it cleans all my makeup off (including eye makeup- I use waterproof eyeliner) and actually feels clean.  ...  "
For Kids
 5
son, teenage
+100%
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" ...  I will be teaching my daughter to take care of her skin when she reaches that age.  ...  "
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" ...  My daughter has eczema and it works great for her  ...  "
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" ...  My ten ye old daughter can also use it.  ...  "
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" ...  Son in his 30's uses daily.  ...  "
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" ...  Has helped son with blemishes.  ...  "
Fit
 5
tight, screwed, leaked, cleanser, cap
+60%
-40%
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" ...  I very much appreciate good deals, and I don't easily fall for the big brand trap, but what I can't stand is throwing money in the trash buying products that don't work, take double the amount or take longer to work.  ...  "
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" ...  It's neat and it's small enough to fit on your shower rack.  ...  "
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" ...  Definitely great for Fall, Winter and early Spring months on the East Coast.  ...  "
For Travel
 4
face, went, skin, since
+50%
-50%
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" ...  Then I recently went on vacation, used a hotel's face wash instead, and my rash went away.  ...  "
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" ...  it looks like the manufacturers didn't screw the top tight enough so it came undone during its trip out.  ...  "
Packing
 4
seems, terrible, amazon
+25%
-75%
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" ...  It showed up open and leaking all over the packaging.  ...  "
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" ...  Thanks for the terrible packing Amazon.  ...  "
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" ...  All of the cleanser is on the sides of the packaging.  ...  "
Food Items
 4
oil, would, makeup, lime, aftershave
+75%
-25%
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" ...  I mix a little bit of tea tree oil with it.  ...  "
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" ...  Love the ingredients and no fragrance!!  ...  "
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" ...  Great ingredients and it works wonders for removing oil and makeup.  ...  "
Original Product
 3
fake
-100%
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" ...  I have had issues with Chinese counterfeit items from Amazon before.  ...  "
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" ...  There's not an expiration, but this has to be bad or fake product.  ...  "

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