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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Not a scrub but did the job
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I typically buy "scrubs" for my face but I ran out of face wash and decided to give this a shot (I do tend to keep some of my samples for travel purposes :)) anyway at first I was thinking when I first put some in my hand, how will this foam up or clean my face. And wow I was shocked...took off all my eye makeup and did overdry my skin or anything. I am a fan.

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eh
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I was a bit disappointed when I found out that it was a gel cleanser. I suffer from oily skin and when I wash my face I like to exfoliate the dead skin cells, something I feel that this product doesn't do. Yet I tried it out and it wasn't as bad as I thought it would be. I still prefer exfoliation to this method, but I think that it was an interesting experience to try something new.

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Sensitive skin
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I have super sensitive skin and am hesitant when I use new cleansers. This was amazing. Left my skin feeling clean and moisturized. And you only have to use a small amount.

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Too drying
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My sensitive skin is already dry and this stuff left nothing on my face. That's not a good thing. I only tried it once and that was all I needed to know. If you have oily skin, this probably would work much better for you.

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I LOVE this cleanser!
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Holy amazing face, batman! This stuff is amazing! I have oily and sensitive skin in certain areas ( dry patches around my nose under my chin) it's hard to find a cleanser that doesn't make me rashy or too dried out but on the flip side I am prone to break outs. This is such a perfect combo. I have been using this every day for about a week and a half. I can see huge difference in my skin and I don't have that usual after wash burn from some astringent oily skin cleansers. LOVE THIS PRODUCT!

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Just What I Needed
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This product is wonderful. I feel refreshed and clean after each use. The one drawback is that my face is left a bit dry, but that's nothing a bit of moisturizer can't help with. My face had been breaking out prior to using this cleanser and since I've been using it, I feel like my skin is getting back to it's normal luster. I would definitely recommend this product!

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Lovely Cleanser
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This is a wonderful cleanser if you have normal to oily skin. I have normal to slightly dry skin, so this isn't ideal as my everyday cleanser, however I LOVE it after a workout or on a particularly hot muggy day. Leaves my skin feeling fresh and clean but not overly tight.

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Meh
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It was alright, nothing to really write home about I guess. I liked the way it went on and it wasn't too gunky but there are better face washes...

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skin feels smooth and cleansed
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This product is not for the faint of heart, so to speak. if your skin is sensitive and prone to drying out, skip this product. if your skin is oily and could use a little drying out, then definitely get this.

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Love! Taking with on my next trip
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I loved this! I like that it doesn't leave a residue on your skin. I will totally be taking this on my vacation this winter!!

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