Avène Cleanance Soap-Free Gel Cleanser

Cardinal beauty rule number one: Never wash your face with plain old soap. This soap-free cleanser, made with French thermal spring water, has been keeping European beauties fresh-faced for decades. The gentle formula purifies skin without aggravating it, and is especially good for oily or blemish-prone skin types.

Avène Cleanance Soap-Free Gel Cleanser
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Made my face feel really clean without drying it out. Also, it didn't make my face break out like some other soaps do.

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Sounds good but...

This sounds like a brilliant idea but in reality it falls flat for me. My face didn't feel clean at all, more like I put soap on my face but didn't wash it off good.

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Drying

I have dry skin that turns very oily if I let it get too dry, particularly in winter. This cleanser feels great when using but, once I pat my face dry, my skin feels stretched and desperate for moisture. I always moisturize after washing my face but I generally have to use my heavy-duty moisturizer/serum combo after Avène. Overall, this cleanser is great for getting that squeaky-clean feeling but I'll probably only be using it in the summer when the humidity is high and my skin is a bit less dry.

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Perfect

Perfect cleanser - removed all makeup and was great on sensitive skin

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omg!
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I sampled it, and loved it. When I finally bought the full size, I stopped using all my other cleansers. It leaves my skin moisturized, and it takes EVERYTHING off, the smell is wonderful, and the smallest amount will do the job.

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Uh...this is great
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This stuff is awesome. It's the best smelling product I have. My skin responded really well to it. It didn't dry out my skin. It also always leaves me feeling really refreshed.

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Clean feel...but...
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I liked the smell and liked that I was cleaning with French water. Who wouldn't? Well, it started breaking out my skin. So, I had to stop using this. I was pretty bummed about it too. I felt clean after, but didn't like the end result. Allergic reaction maybe? I dunno. Perhaps my skin is just saying no.

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in love with this cleanser!
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I sampled and then purchased this cleanser. It is light and soapless, as a daily cleanser should be. My skin smells so fresh and feels so clean after using it. It is now an integral part of my skin care regimen! It did not cause any breakouts or irritation for me. I have actually had NO breakouts while using this. I highly recommend as a daily cleanser.

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Best facial cleanser
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I love the fresh feeling this leaves me with! It gives a nice clean feeling and gives a good base to put a lux moisturizer on top of.

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My favorite cleanser!!
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I am absolutely IN LOVE with this cleanser and can't rave enough about it. Let me start off by saying I am 56 and DO NOT find it drying whatsoever. I love how it lathers and cleanses the skin and it has the most divine scent!!!! I received it as a sample in one of my previous boxes and just had to purchase the full size. Since I like it so much I plan on trying other items from this line. A truly fabulous cleanser, and I have tried them all from Philosophy to Tachta to regular store brands. This is by far the best cleanser I have ever used. I highly recommend it!

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