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For soft, glowing skin from head to toe, pair witih Avène's Body Oil.

Avène

Birchbox Breakdown

Cardinal beauty rule number one: never wash your face with plain old soap. This soap-free cleanser, made with French spring waters, 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.

How it Works

The key to this wash is water from Avène’s famous thermal springs, which helps to calm and soften skin. The pH balanced formula gently removes dirt and excess oil to leave skin soft and smooth.

How to Use

Wet your face and lather a quarter-sized amount of cleanser into your skin. Pat dry with a clean towel.

water, decyl glucoside, polysorbate 20, disodium cocoamphodiacetate, ceteareth-60, myristyl glycol, glycerin, sodium lauroyl sarcosinate, sodium chloride, methyl gluceth-20, benzoic acid, cetrimonium bromide, cucurbita pepo seed oil, disodium edta, frgrance, green 5, lactic acid, phenoxyethanol, tetrasodium edta, yellow 5, zinc gluconate.

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I have problem skin
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I have problem skin, and this product did not make me break out. I loved that this product did not leave behind a soapy residue.

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So, so...
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This sample did not make me a fan. Yes, a little goes a long way, but it leaves my skin so dry that I HAVE to moisturize afterward. Would not purchase.

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Wonderful!

I received a full size bottle of this cleanser in another one of my sample subscriptions, and I absolutely love it! I have combination, acne prone skin, even at age 47. This not only keeps my skin clear of pimples, but never, ever dries me out. My new go-to face cleanser! Lathers nice, pleasant smelling, and rinses very clean with no residue.

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Nice
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It's a nice product. Not something I would usually purchase. Good size sample. Product works well. The price is ok. Not sure if I'll order in the future.

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Very nice cleanser
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I liked this cleanser, it cleaned my skin nicely without leaving it feeling tight and dry. I used it a few times in and out of the shower, and it worked well. I am not sure if it would help people with acne, but I don't think it would irritate your skin. I especially like the size of the sample.

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Facewash
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Left my face clean and soft! Good for my sensitive skin!

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Love this
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Gentle on skin but does the job. Received this as a sample and ordered the full size. I have sensitive skin so loved this.

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Awesome!
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This cleanser makes my skin feel so good. After only a couple days of using it any blemishes I have are gone and my skin feels really soft.

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I love this product. I feel so clean and you only need to use a tad so it lasts. I already bought the large size!

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Love it!
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This is the first time I used this product and I love it. I think it might be my new favorite. Definitely buying this at the store!

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