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Size 5 oz/ 150 mL · ITEM 1375682
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$23.50

love it...Love it....A really effective cleanser for combo skin....Helped clear out breakouts too!...I have been using the FAB ultra hydration moisturizer for about a year now and it's been great but since it's been cold I was getting dry and flaky quickly and more often and I was going to get a new moisturizer but I decided to use this first and it does the trick !!!!
Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Normal
✔ Oily
✔ Combination
✔ Dry
✔ Sensitive

What it is:
A face wash that suds up into a frothy lather to gently cleanse as it balances both dry and oily areas for skin that feels comfortably clean and refreshed.

Solutions for:
- Oiliness
- Dryness

If you want to know more…
Formulated with tourmaline, broad leaf extract, and wheat protein, this clever cleanser discourages excess oil production while protecting dry areas. Skin feels comfortably clean—never tight, pulled or parched.

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Parabens
- Sulfates
- Phthalates

What else you need to know:
An essential oil blend of spearmint, field mint, bergamot, lavender, and geranium uplifts the mind and skin as you get comfortably clean.
Size 4 oz/ 118 mL · ITEM 1778349
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$38.00

In Love...love it...Gentle, Yet Effective...It's light and not drying but super effective....The smell of the cleanser is nice and it does a decent job of removing my makeup if I wash twice, but it does not exfoliate my skin whatsoever, and as far as keeping breakouts at bay I haven't noticed a difference and still get the occasional yet big blemishes popping up around that time of the month.
What it is:
A daily foaming cleanser that contains AHA’s and natural fruit enzymes to purify without over-drying.

What it is formulated to do:
Reveal softer, smoother skin while gently cleansing away oil, makeup, and surface impurities with this creamy cleanser. Based on Kate’s bestselling ExfoliKate®, this formula contains a duo of AHA’s—glycolic and lactic acids—and pineapple, pumpkin, and papaya enzymes to purify without over-drying, leaving skin fresh, soft, and conditioned. For all skin types, this cleanser maximizes the benefits of ExfoliKate Exfoliating Treatment to help maintain a glowing complexion between uses.

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Parabens
- Sulfates
- Phthalates

What else you need to know:
Use with the ExfoliKate appropriate for your skin type one to two times per week for optimal results.

"Exfoliation is such an important step in maintaining healthy skin, no matter what the weather is! Oils and impurities become trapped under the skin and exfoliation is key."—Kate Somerville, Founder

Kate Somerville has been certified cruelty-free by PETA, solidifying the brand’s commitment to never test their products or ingredients on animals.

This product is a TotalBeauty.com Readers' Choice 2017 Beauty Award winner.
Size 16 oz/ 480 mL · ITEM 1933001
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$42.00

love it...must buy...gentle yet effective...Gentle and effective!...used lots of exfoliates but this one is so gentle, I sometimes use it twice a day and I have sensitive skin and I am also 55 years old.
Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Normal
✔ Oily
✔ Combination
✔ Dry
✔ Sensitive

What it is:
A micro-exfoliating, daily facial wash.

Solutions for:
- Fine lines and wrinkles
- Dullness and uneven texture

If you want to know more…
This daily facial cleanser is formulated with micro-exfoliating beads to gently polish and scrub away impurities. It’s an award-winning microdelivery 30-second cleansing mini peel that reveals a smoother, brighter, more even complexion as it cleanses and lightly tones. It’s ideal for all skin types, including aging and sensitive skin.

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Parabens
- Sulfates
- Phthalates
Size 6 oz/ 177 mL · ITEM 2221208
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$19.50

Amazing smell!...love this stuff!...I have oily skin and this helped a lot without drying me out completely....On a side note I'd like to mention that there is a lemony smell which I personally enjoy but I know some people are sensitive to smells.
What it is: An acne cleanser that foams and clears away dead skin cells and excess oils that cause breakouts.

Skin Type: Normal, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Pores, Blemishes, and Oiliness

Formulation: Gel

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Salicylic Acid: Clears pores, dead skin cells, and trapped oils to stop existing and future breakouts.
- Tea Tree: Helps calm irritated skin.
- Orange Peel Extract: Helps revive, energize, and refresh.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of sulfates SLS and SLES, parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, triclosan, and triclocarban, and contains less than one percent of synthetic fragrances. This product is also vegan, cruelty-free, and gluten-free.

What Else You Need to Know: Salicylic acid helps remove impurities and support natural exfoliation. Extracts of balm mint, eucalyptus, and tea tree help eliminate bacteria and congestion as menthol and camphor help cool inflammation.
Size 8.5 oz · ITEM 1843788
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$38.00

Works well....Def recommend...When I first started using it, it worked great, but when I repurchased it, it didn't seem as effective....It leaves your face feeling a little dry but I recommend if you're an oily person, don't try to splash on a whole bunch of moisturizer!
Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Normal
✔ Oily
✔ Combination
✔ Dry
✔ Sensitive

What it is:
An improved, effective acne wash that deep cleans without over drying and invigorates with a citrus scent.

Solutions for:
- Acne and blemishes
- Oiliness
- Dullness and uneven texture

If you want to know more…
Maximum strength two percent salicylic acid helps eliminate the breakout cycle while removing excess oil, makeup, and bacteria. It soothes and conditions the skin with allantoin and pro vitamin B5, leaving it thoroughly clean and residue-free.

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Parabens

What else you need to know:
This product is alcohol-free.
Size 7.7 oz/ 230 ml · ITEM 1988658
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$30.00

Love it!...I LOVE IT....Simple and helpful....Before using this I struggled a lot with my skin and spent hundreds of dollars on dermatologists and other high end products but now I am happy to report that my skin is better than it has been since I was twelve years old.
What it is: An effective facial cleanser that gently cleanses without over drying.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Pores, Oiliness, and Blemishes

Formulation: Mousse

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Calendula: Soothes skin and is especially beneficial for delicate skin.
- Glycerin: Helps skin retain moisture to soften and smooth skin’s appearance and ultimately helping to provide skin elasticity and plumpness and facilitates epidermal barrier function.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of sulfates SLS and SLES and parabens. It also comes in recyclable packaging.

What Else You Need to Know: This gentle facial cleanser effectively removes dirt, oil, and impurities while soothing and refreshing skin. Formulated with calendula flower extract and glycerin, this face wash leaves skin feeling instantly refreshed and soothed.
Size 6.7 oz/ 200 mL · ITEM 1580778
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$17.50

The Best!...Great product...He said it helps him with oily skin....Helping a great deal with the afternoon "oilies" as I call them.
What it is:
An oil-control formula that deeply cleanses normal to oily skin and removes excess shine.

What it is formulated to do:
This is the ideal pre-shave wash for those with normal to oily skin. The deep-cleansing lather leaves skin soft and supple for the most comfortable shave possible while removing excess sebum and shine. Skin feels fresh and smooth, never tight or dry.
Size 4 oz/ 118 mL · ITEM 1166974
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$36.00

Love it!...So gentle...I've a "ruddy" complexion and this product really helps with the oiliness and dryness....This wash is the absolute best face wash I have ever used.
What it is:
A soothing gel cleanser.

What it is formulated to do:
Kate Somerville Gentle Daily Wash is a soothing, sulfate-free, gel facial cleanser that calms and conditions skin. An infusion of rich botanicals leaves your complexion feeling clean, smooth, and soft. The essence of lavender adds a subtle touch of serenity.

What else you need to know:
This perfect, non-irritating cleanser suits all skin types—especially sensitive skin. Kate Somerville has been certified cruelty-free by PETA, solidifying the brand’s commitment to never test their products or ingredients on animals.
Size 3.4 oz/ 100 mL · ITEM 912782
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$26.00

Love it!...Good Stuff...Scrubbing beads help with removing dead skin cells....My husband has been happy with the face wash as he is with both of the LAB series products I purchased for him, it cleans his face really well after working outside all day.
What it is:
A foaming cream cleanser that exfoliates and conditions the skin.

What it is formulated to do:
This unique, multi-tasking formula's lathering system dissolves excess oil and unclogs pores, effectively cleaning all skin types, from dry to oily. Purifying beads remove dead skin cells and impurities, minimizing ashiness. A dose of vitamins nourishes and reconditions the skin, prepping it for a close shave.
Size 6.7 oz/ 200 mL · ITEM 1734649
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$20.00

Love it....It's amazing....Although marketed towards men, the saleswoman suggested I use it instead of the regular face wash as it controls oil and helps remove toxins & blackheads....I ran out of face wash and he had never used it, so I used it instead and I LOVE it.
What it is:
A detoxifying charcoal gel wash for men that delivers a deep-pore clean.

What it is formulated to do:
Charcoal Face Wash contains natural charcoal to draw out the dirt and excess oil that can clog pores. The soothing, non-drying lather gently foams away impurities, detoxifies, and purifies—leaving all skin types feeling fresh and comfortable.

What else you need to know:
This product is allergy tested and 100 percent fragrance-free.
Size 33 oz/ 976 mL · ITEM 1176197
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$48.00

My husband loved this!...Husband really likes it...The best part is it is such a good gentle product that I occasionally use it on my fine color treated hair with good results....Has a great smell in the shower but doesn't leave a strong scent upon the skin!
What it is:
A multitasking formula to gently yet thoroughly cleanse face, body, and hair—enriched with moisturizing wheat protein and panthenol.

What it is formulated to do:
All-Over Wash For Face, Hair & Body provides a luxuriously, foaming lather to remove sweat and dirt, without stripping away natural oils that keep skin and hair healthy. Gentle enough for all skin types, wheat protein and panthenol provide water-binding properties that help maintain essential moisture.

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Parabens
- Sulfates
- Phthalates

What else you need to know:
This product is dermatologist tested and free of alcohol and colorants.
Size 8.4 oz/ 250 mL · ITEM 1989748
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$22.00

great feeling...great face wash...I bought this for my boyfriend who wanted a "high end" face wash that foamed up well....He has oilier, more acne prone skin than I do, and it's a touch too drying for me as an everyday wash, but it's perfect for him.
Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Normal
✔ Dry
✔ Sensitive

What it is:
An efficient and energizing face wash.

Solutions for:
- Dullness and uneven texture

If you want to know more…
This luxurious face wash is formulated with caffeine, vitamins, and invigorating citrus extracts to refresh and waken skin. It prepares skin for a less irritating, more comfortable shave, helps skin resist the effects of environmental stress, and gives even dull, tired-looking skin a fresher, healthier appearance.

What else you need to know:
For a close, comfortable shave, pair with Facial Fuel Energizing Scrub to help break down tough facial hair and minimize ingrown hairs and other skin irritations related to shaving.

Kiehl’s is inspired by its rich heritage as an old-world apothecary, applying over 165 years’ worth of cosmetic, pharmaceutical, herbal, and medicinal knowledge into the formulations. They utilize the finest natural ingredients and incorporate advanced scientific technologies to ensure the highest quality and most efficacious formulas without compromise. They are protective of the environment as they maximize the use of renewable, sustainable, and biodegradable ingredients. Kiehl’s proudly stands behind the quality, efficacy, and safety of each of their products.
Size 6.7 oz/ 200 mL · ITEM 1580786
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$17.50

Very Good...Good Face Wash...As I can see this product is not very popular but if I say so myself I believe it to be very good being that I am a person with very sensitive skin and this product till this very day has not irritated my skin once, all the contrary it leaves it with a somewhat clean skin glow which I believe everyone likes....It's a good gentle cleanser - no exfoliating, but good for normal use.
What it is:
A gentle but thorough cleanser for normal to dry skin.

What it is formulated to do:
This is the ideal pre-shave wash. It absorbs quickly, leaving skin soft and supple for the most comfortable shave possible. Skin feels fresh and smooth, never tight or dry. It is gentle enough to use every day, even for those with sensitive skin.
Size 6.8 oz/ 200 mL · ITEM 1989789
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$22.00

Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Combination
✔ Oily

What it is:
A daily cleanser that washes away impurities and leaves skin soft.

Solutions for:
- Pores
- Oiliness
- Dullness and uneven texture

If you want to know more…
This powerful yet gentle face wash removes excess oil, sweat, and pollution to reduce the appearance of shine and pores. Formulated with crushed apricot seeds, it sloughs off dead skin cells without leaving skin feeling overly dry.

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Parabens
- Sulfates

What else you need to know:
This product is oil-free and dermatologist tested. For maximum oil control benefits, use in conjunction with Men's Oil Eliminator Refreshing Shine Control Spray Toner and Oil Eliminator 24-Hour Anti-Shine Moisturizer.

Kiehl’s is inspired by its rich heritage as an old-world apothecary, applying over 165 years’ worth of cosmetic, pharmaceutical, herbal, and medicinal knowledge into the formulations. They utilize the finest natural ingredients and incorporate advanced scientific technologies to ensure the highest quality and most efficacious formulas without compromise. They are protective of the environment as they maximize the use of renewable, sustainable, and biodegradable ingredients. Kiehl’s proudly stands behind the quality, efficacy, and safety of each of their products.