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Size 16 oz/ 480 mL · ITEM 1933001
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$42.00

Not bad...love it...It is so gentle, and yet SO effective!...Gentle but effective...So I changed to using this at night and it helped out a little but I find I can not use this everyday so I use it about twice a week, but once my bottle is done, I will probably not re-buy.
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 4 oz/ 118 mL · ITEM 1778349
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$38.00

love !...in love...Its is very gentle yet very effective....Its is very gentle yet very effective....I was using Keihl's Ultra Facial Cleanser, but I never felt as though my face was completely clean... it always felt like I had oil and dead skin residue left on my face after washing.
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 5 oz/ 150 mL · ITEM 1375682
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$23.50

my fav...It's ok...Gentle but effective!...It's gentle, but effective....It's a great makeup remover (although I still need to go in with a cotton pad and micellar water if I am wearing something heavier) and after a month of AM/PM use I noticed the oily patches on my forehead and chin were looking much better, without the rest of my face drying out!
Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Normal
✔ Oily
✔ Combination
✔ Dry

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 SLS & SLES
- 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.

Clean at Sephora
Clean at Sephora is formulated without a list of over 50 ingredients, including sulfates (SLS and SLES), parabens, phthalates, and more. For the full list, check out the Ingredients tab.
Size 4.2 oz/ 125 mL · ITEM 2223592
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$33.00

so good...So good!...Gentle yet effective!!...Gentle and effective...My only dislike about it's it's been a little irritating on my cheeks but I have sensitive skin so I only use it once or twice a week instead of every day and I love it!
What it is: A gentle exfoliating face cleanser that removes impurities and excess oil without drying while refining the look of pores for smooth, soft skin.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Oiliness, Dryness, and Dullness and Uneven Texture

Formulation: Scrub

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Blend of White Sugar Crystals: Help smooth and soften skin’s appearance.
- Strawberry and Black Currant Fruit Extracts: Maintain a healthy-looking complexion.
- Grapeseed Oil: Helps maintain hydration.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of sulfates SLS and SLES, parabens, and phthalates.

What Else You Need to Know: Lift away dirt and dullness with a daily scrub made with real strawberries and smoothing sugar crystals that melt as they polish. This gentle face wash exfoliates and cleanses all in one while smoothing the skin’s texture and maintaining its natural moisture.

Clinical Results: During a 4-week study:
- 97% said it immediately exfoliated their skin and removed daily impurities and excess oil
- 94% reported it immediately refined their skin’s texture
Size 6 oz/ 170.1 g · ITEM 2171064
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$30.00

love it...Love it!...It is definitely effective in clearing up blemishes....gentle yet effective...I got it as a gift from Influenster and even bought more ones I ran out to Mission point I love the exfoliation and how clean it leaves my face and doesn't dry me out I highly recommend it for anybody who has trouble getting rid of acne!
What it is: A gentle liquid cleanser formulated to help clear dirt and debris from deep within the pores.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Dullness and Uneven Texture, Pores, and Dryness

Formulation: Liquid

Ingredient Callouts: Free of sulfates SLS and SLES and parabens.

What Else You Need to Know: Developed for acne-prone skin, this non-greasy cleanser has tiny exfoliating beads to help gently resurface the skin for a smoother, softer-looking complexion. It lifts away dulling cells to brighten and refresh, helping to unclog pores for a smaller appearance.
Size 6 oz/ 177 mL · ITEM 2221208
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$19.50

Love it!...Smells nice!...It was super gentle on my skin but extremely effective!...This product really helps....I received this product for testing, and overall I think it's good but I most likely won't purchase because I'm a broke college student but if money isn't an problem I'd say go for it!
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 4 oz/ 118 mL · ITEM 1166974
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$36.00

love it...loved it...Soothing and effective....Soothing and effective....However, I do use this wash on days that I go makeup free and I am very happy with it.
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 7.7 oz/ 230 ml · ITEM 1988658
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$30.00

The best!...I LOVE IT....As such, it's wonderful to find a product like this that is both functional and luxurious!...This cleanser is very gentle yet it's extremely effective on removing all my makeup and dirt on my face....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 8.5 oz · ITEM 1843788
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$38.00

worth it...Love this...Hope this helps someone else as well!...I have sensitive dry skin that normally dries out when I use cleansers with salicylic acid but this did not dry me out (could be because of how I use it - read below) but it did clear all the little bumps I had under my skin that just looked bad when I put foundation on, and I barely get any pimples now; it has also reduced the number of blackheads on my nose.
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 8.5 oz · ITEM 683136
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$43.00

What it is:
A triple-action anti-acne body cleanser that treats and prevents body breakouts.

What it is formulated to do:
Acne Body Wash deep cleans to eliminate breakouts all over the body. Glycolic and salicylic acids combine to penetrate deep into the skin to control and prevent breakouts, data seed powder exfoliates, keeping pores clean and clear, and green tea and licorice root extracts protect and help soothe inflamed skin. Pair Acne Body Wash with Clarifying Body Spray for clear, healthy skin from head to toe. It is formulated to help keep the body free of acne as part of Dr. Murad’s Inclusive Health® system of care.

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Parabens
- Phthalates

What else you need to know:
This product is scientifically proven, dermatologist developed, and tested on people, not animals.

This product is an Allure Best of Beauty award winner.
Size 33 oz/ 976 mL · ITEM 1176197
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$48.00

Good Enough...My boyfriend loves it...I took a chance when I ordered this and...he LOVES it....He liked the smell, but prefers the smell of the Kiehls Pour Homme, it's apparently more manly.
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 3.4 oz/ 100 mL · ITEM 912782
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$26.00

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 1761022
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$26.00

What it is:
A purifying charcoal body wash that purifies and detoxifies skin.

What it is formulated to do:
Formulated with activated charcoal, known to produce negative ions, Clear Improvement Purifying Charcoal Body Wash draws out environmental toxins. It works to deeply clear the pores of impurities so that skin is left clean and detoxified. It’s enriched with an invigorating and refreshing, essential oil blend, while wintergreen deodorizes and dissolves surface pollutants. It rinses easily, leaving the skin looking and feeling healthy and vigorous—plus, the spearmint and rosemary scents let skin feel refreshed, recharged, and reinvigorated.

Clean at Sephora
Clean at Sephora is formulated without a list of over 50 ingredients, including sulfates (SLS and SLES), parabens, phthalates, and more. For the full list, check out the Ingredients tab.
Size 6.8 oz/ 200 mL · ITEM 986315
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$28.00

What it is:
A delicately fragranced body wash to soothe the skin.

What it is formulated to do:
This soothing body wash is formulated with Moroccan rose otto oil, one of the world’s most luxurious and admired essential oils, and is perfect for use in the shower or bath. The exquisite scent of rose is known for its stress relieving and harmonizing properties—leaving skin nice and soft and you completely calm.

What else you need to know:
This product is a winner of InStyle Best Beauty Buys Award, 12 years in a row.

Clean at Sephora
Clean at Sephora is formulated without a list of over 50 ingredients, including sulfates (SLS and SLES), parabens, phthalates, and more. For the full list, check out the Ingredients tab.