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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Okay face cleanser
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I was so-so on this. It is very light and is great for sensitive skin. However, I didn't see a noticeable difference in my skin that would make me change face cleaners.

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Love it
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It smells great, and you really only need a pea size amount so it goes a long way!

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it does the job
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feels ok, but i had to use a lot of moisturizer after... But, i will keep using it unlit the sample runs out

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Not a Cleanser Gal
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I'm not super fond of cleansers because of my sensitive skin. I gave it a shot to see if it might work for me, but alas, my skin is just too sensitive and dries out completely. Luckily, it didn't get red. I literally use water and a gentle cloth to clean my face... I keep wondering why I still get cleansers in my box.

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Very Gentle
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This cleanser was very gentle and left my skin feeling fresh.

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Too intense for my skin
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I have dry-combination skin but am prone to breakouts, so thought I would try this even though it says for oily skin. I would definitely not recommend this product to anyone with less than oily combination skin - it made my face feel horribly tight and it took several days of wearing night cream during the day before my face stopped feeling itchy. That being said, it did clear my breakout right up.

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Facewash is Facewash?
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I used this stuff this morning and I will say that it left my skin feeling soft, but I didn't notice anything immediately that made me want to purchase it like other products I've tried. Bottom line: I'll use the rest of the sample, but stick to the more natural products I already use. Doesn't "soap-free" mean, "no soap, but more chemicals"? No thanks.

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Not for me
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I didn't care for this product. It made my face real tight. I understand that is probably the point and a good selling factor for the company however I didn't care for it. This is the beauty of Birchbox though... Try it before you buy it!

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A must-have
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A product that I return to Birchbox for every time. Was turned on to the brand while living in England and was happy to find a sample of the cleanser in one of my first boxes. Now, I buy the full size product because I cannot live without it! Great for my skin type (sensitive, somewhat oily with occasional dry spots and breakouts).

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amazing
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this stuff is great. by far the best makeup remover I've ever used. And the best part is, a little bit goes a long way, so a bottle of this should last a very long time.

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