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Size 22 oz/ 650 mL · ITEM 2375707
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$48.00

Gentle but effective....It's a wonderful wash that's gentle and effective....I love this cleanser, it's gentle and I admit I have found it difficult to remove some mascaras but overall it's the best I have ever used it leaves my skin clean and moisturized - I still use a moisturizer as I have dry skin - The trick I have found is to leave it on your face for a minute or 2 then wash off - I have sensitive eyes this does not bother me at all
What it is: A top-selling facial cleanser—now formulated without parabens.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Pores, Dryness, and Dullness

Formulation: Gel

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Meadowfoam Seed Oil: Conditions skin for a lightly hydrated, non-stripped feel.

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

What Else You Need to Know: This award-winning facial cleanser melts away dirt, oil, and makeup. It tones and lightly hydrates in one simple step for skin that feels perfectly clean and comfortably balanced.

Clinical Results: In a 1-week self-assessment study with 101 women (ages 18 to 35):
- 91% reported their skin looked and felt refreshed after one use
- 87% reported their skin immediately looked and felt like a clean canvas
Size 5 oz/ 150 mL · ITEM 1217710
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$21.00

It's light yet effective....Helped my eczema...So I was getting a lot of pores and when I walked into sephora a very instructive, pushy lady told me that in order for my skin to clear up (I already have pretty clear skin I just have some stubborn pores) that I need to get into a regimen and use a cleanser, serum THEN a moisturizer
What it is: A fragrance-free, gentle cleanser that effectively removes makeup, dirt, and grime, leaving skin soft and supple.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, and Combination

Skincare Concerns: Dryness, Pores, and Redness

Formulation: Lightweight Cream

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Aloe: Helps calm, soothe, and nurture skin.
- Allantoin: Helps calm and soothe skin.
- Glycerin: A natural humectant that helps hydrate and smooth skin's appearance.

Ingredient Callouts: This product is vegan, cruelty-free, and gluten-free.

What Else You Need to Know: This non-stripping, pH-balanced formula helps maintain skin’s natural acidity and reduce flare-ups. The sumptuous, creamy texture never leaves skin tight or dry. Infused with a powerful antioxidant blend, it helps safeguard skin against environmental aggressors while also calming irritated skin.

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When you spot our Clean seal, you can be sure we’ve checked that this brand’s product is made without the ingredients you told us you’d most like to avoid.

Clean at Sephora™ is formulated without:
Sulfates SLS and SLES, parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, triclosan, triclocarban. All skincare, hair, and makeup brands with the Clean Seal have less than one percent of synthetic fragrances.
Size 8 oz/ 240 mL · ITEM 1933019
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$29.00

Gentle but effective...This stuff definitely does the job if u have very dry to dry skin u will love this u only need a tiny amount and it gets all the dead skin off if u have sensitive skin like me I suggest only doing it like 2 times a week
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 5 oz/ 150 mL · ITEM 2186427
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$32.00

Gentle, yet effective...I love that it's gentle and effective....I grew up with an oil slick for a face, transitioned into combo skin in my late teens-early 20s and now at 25, I have normal-combo skin with early signs of sun damage thanks to growing up in Florida and using sunscreen sparingly in hopes of being the tannest girl in class when spring break ended -_- But I digress... On my search for a facial cleanser free of harsh detergents and strange chemicals that may or may not be harmful, I stumbled onto the Makeup-Breakup Cool Cleansing Oil
What it is: A cleansing oil that helps clear the look of skin-clogging impurities and makeup without leaving an oily residue.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Pores and Dryness

Formulation: Oil

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Rosehip, Green Tea, Avocado, and Olive Fruit Oil Complex: Work to refine the appearance of pores, protect from free-radical damage, and detoxify and nurture the skin.
- Botanical Amino Acids: Help maintain skin’s protective moisture barrier.
- Hydrangea Leaf: Gently purifies and helps minimize the appearance of pores.

Ingredient Callouts: This product is vegan, cruelty-free, and gluten-free.

What Else You Need to Know: This cleansing oil removes makeup, brightens complexion, nurtures pores, and is packed with skin nutrients that rinse away surface debris and makeup quickly and easily. Skin is left feeling nurtured and clean.

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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 Limited Edition 6.7 oz/ 200 mL · ITEM 2346260
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$44.00

Gentle yet effective facewash...Fertile yet effective!...Before I spent at least 3 years using the x-*ut line by pro*ctive and I felt that I would still break out frequently and if I stopped using it for a little my skin would go crazy with breakouts, but then I switched over to this and it has been a miracle worker, I used get these little bumps all over my forehead and it's been amazing how quickly they have vanished in the 2 months that I have been using this
What it is: A bestselling three-in-one face wash that gently melts away makeup and mascara (without the sting!), removes impurities, and tones for clean, balanced skin.
Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily
Skincare Concerns: Dryness, Dullness and Uneven Texture, and Loss of Firmness and Elasticity
Formulation: Lightweight Gel
Highlighted Ingredients:
- Amino Acid-rich Soy Proteins: Help maintain skin elasticity and suppleness.
- Cucumber Extract: Aids in soothing the skin.
- Rosewater: Notable for its calming and balancing properties.
What Else You Need to Know: This pH-balanced, gently powerful gel cleanser has a cult following for the way it removes makeup—even mascara—without stripping for soft, supple skin. It's made with amino acid-rich soy proteins, calming cucumber extract, and balancing rosewater. Sensitive skin? It also soothes and tones.
Clinical Results: In-vivo test:
- 100% reported it thoroughly removed makeup
- 97% felt their skin was suppler
- 93% said it perfectly soothed and softened the skin
- 90% noticed their skin was balanced and healthy-looking
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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 5.0 oz / 150mL · ITEM 2266377
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$28.00

Light yet Effective...Gentle but effective cleanser...My only complaints are that it's a little pricey (while a little goes a long way, and one bottle lasts me approximately half a year, $26 is still a lot to pay for face wash) and that while the packaging is nice, it'sn't recyclable... which sort of defeats the purpose of buying a more eco-friendly beauty product
What it is: A gentle, sulfate-free cleanser that thoroughly cleans skin while protecting its natural moisture barrier for a freshly cleansed complexion.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Redness, Dryness, and Pores

Formulation: Gel

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Hydrangea Leaf: Purifies, refines, and minimizes the appearance of pores.
- Botanical Amino Acids: Eliminate skin dirt, oil, and impurities, leaving skin conditioned
- Green Tea: Soothes as it protects the skin against the abuse of the elements, helping to prevent free-radical damage.

Ingredient Callouts: This product is vegan, cruelty-free, and gluten-free.

What Else You Need to Know: This soothing cleanser with nourishing botanicals leaves skin thoroughly cleansed, soothed, and protected from free radical damage, all without over-drying or stripping the skin. This cleanser also rids skin of dirt, excess oil, and impurities while reducing the appearance of pores.

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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 5 oz/ 150 mL · ITEM 2022598
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$32.00

It's gentle and effective....I love this product it is very sensitive and has a light smell I just love it I have very dry sensitive skin and this makes my skin so soft and beautiful I am a teen so I prefer not to have something harsh on my skin and this product is the opposite of harsh
What it is: A gentle cleanser to remove makeup, excess oil, pollution, and grime that rinses away without residue, leaving skin clean and soft.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Redness

Formulation: Lightweight Gel

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Mild Surfactant Blend: A stack of mild cleansing agents, including coconut-based surfactants rich in fatty acids that work together to create a gentle lather that effectively dissolves even stubborn makeup, sunscreen, and oils while supporting a healthy-looking skin barrier.
- Glycerin: A skin-identical humectant that replenishes hydration levels normally lost during the cleansing process.
- Cantaloupe Fruit Extract: Rich in antioxidants, this extract soothes and hydrates.

Ingredient Callouts: This product is vegan and cruelty-free.

What Else You Need to Know: With a unique blend of mild surfactants and makeup-dissolving emollients, this gentle cleanser is formulated at an ideal, non-stripping pH level of 5.5. Free of SLS, fragrance, essential oils, and silicones, Beste™ No. 9 is appropriate for all skin.

Drunk Elephant is committed to using only ingredients that either directly benefit the health of the skin or support the integrity of their formulations. The brand focuses on healthy pH levels, formulations the skin recognizes, small molecular structure that’s easily absorbed, and effective active ingredients that also support the skin’s acid mantle. All of their products are designed to be mixed together—what Drunk Elephant calls making a smoothie. (This is true for all of their products except their sunscreen, Umbra, which sits on top of the skin, protecting it from UV damage.) The result is skin that is reset to its happiest, healthiest state.

Drunk Elephant is a supporter of IEF (International Elephant Foundation) and is cruelty-free.

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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 13.5 oz Mild · ITEM 1125376
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$31.00

This is just a basic, awesome, effective cleanser....My favorite soap, both gentle and effective...I purchased the oily skin formula, and combined with the #3 toner and moisturizing jelly, my skin has had minimal breakouts, and those I get monthly are much better managed, and my skin is no longer so oily in my t zone
Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Normal
✔ Oily
✔ Combination
✔ Dry
✔ Sensitive

What it is:
A non-drying liquid soap that cleanses gently and thoroughly.

Solutions for:
- Dryness

If you want to know more…
Clinically formulated cleansing—that's how great skin starts. This dermatologist-developed Facial Soap maintains protective lipids and loosens surface flakes to leave skin clean, comfortable, and refreshed—never taut or dry. It rinses away easily and prepares skin perfectly for the exfoliating action of Clarifying Lotion, while the convenient pump dispenser provides just the right amount of product.

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Parabens
- Phthalates

What else you need to know:
This product is allergy tested, dermatologist developed, and free of fragrance, oil, silicone, alcohol, and gluten. Mild and Oily Skin versions are oil-free.
Size 5.1 oz/ 150 mL · ITEM 1673805
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$48.00

It was so gentle...Great for my skin...Light and effective....This helped me fix it....I got the mini 50ml bottle in the Tatcha Ritual for Glowing Skin set and I ahve been using it twice daily for 2 months and I still have a little under a 1/4 of a bottle left, so I will definitely purchase the 150ml bottle when I am finished as I can imagine it will last me a good 6-8 months, so worth the price
Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Normal
✔ Oily
✔ Combination
✔ Dry
✔ Sensitive

What it is:
A two-in-one makeup remover and cleanser with camellia oil that gently melts away impurities, even waterproof makeup, leaving behind pure, silky soft skin.

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

If you want to know more…
Pure One Step Camellia Cleansing Oil thoroughly cleanses the skin without stripping natural moisture, leaving it balanced and nourished. It does not contain mineral oil, so the liquid emulsifies completely and leaves no residue.

Japanese camellia oil (tsubaki) is richer in oleic acid than olive oil and an excellent source of vitamins A, B, D, and E and nourishing Omegas 3, 6, and 9.

What else you need to know:
Anko, the camellia-harvesting women of Oshima Island were famed for their glowing skin and long, lustrous hair. Geisha discovered their secret was the oil from the seeds of the winter-blooming camellia flower and used it for centuries to remove their iconic stage makeup without drying or damaging the skin. Tatcha has advanced this treasure in the Pure One Step Camellia Cleansing Oil.

This product is noncomedogenic, non-irritating, non-sensitizing, dermatologist tested, and cruelty-free. It is formulated without mineral oil, synthetic fragrances, sulfate detergents, urea, DEA, and TEA.

Beauty that gives back: every Tatcha purchase you make supports girls’ education around the world. Tatcha is proud to partner with Room to Read to transform girls’ futures.—Victoria Tsai, Founder

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 3.4 oz/ 100 mL · ITEM 1899103
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$34.00

Does a great job...Does the job well...Effective and Gentle...This product is an effective makeup remover....The only negative things are that you need a lot to cover the whole face (I went through a whole pot in like 3 months and I am not using it everyday), and the packaging looks cheap... For the price, I would've liked something more than plastic and a cheap label :( Other than that, I recommend 20000%
What it is: A makeup remover and face cleanser that virtually melts away all makeup, leaving skin hydrated and silky smooth.
Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily
Skincare Concerns: Dryness, Dullness, and Uneven Texture
Formulation: Cream
Highlighted Ingredients:
- Sunflower and Ginger Root Oils: Melt even stubborn makeup (including long-wear) without stripping or drying skin.
- Turmeric and Moringa Extract: Help remove impurities, sunscreen residue, and fight the effects of pollution.
- Papaya Enzymes: Naturally exfoliate pores.
Ingredient Callouts: This product is vegan, cruelty-free, and gluten-free, and comes in recyclable packaging.
What Else You Need to Know: This holy grail cleansing balm instantly melts makeup, removes impurities, and gently exfoliates. It transforms from a sorbet-like balm to silky oil to milky lather to remove makeup effortlessly with zero residue. With a blend of essential oils, this balm smells like vacation. Green Clean Makeup Meltaway Cleansing Balm does not contain polyethylene microbeads. The polyethylene is not in a solid form and melts with water as it is washed down the drain.
This product is also an Allure Best of Beauty Winner.
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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 5 oz/ 147 mL · ITEM 1910678
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$26.00

I love its smell...gets the job done...this face wash is amazingly effective....Effective + Wonderful Scent...While it is hard to tell what changes to my skin have been a direct result from this product since I started using a bunch of new products at once (I know I know not the smartest but it worked out great for me), I think that this product has contributed to the lessening of my oil reduction
Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Oily
✔ Combination

What it is:
A pore-purifying cleanser with powerful AHAs to reduce excess oil and unclog pores, without stripping skin.

Solutions for:
- Oiliness
- Pores
- Acne and blemishes

If you want to know more…
Find Your Balance Oil Control Cleanser reduces excess oil and deeply cleanses pores. Formulated with Green Fusion Complex™ and neem seed oil, its deep cleansing action helps unclog and purify pores without stripping skin, while the invigorating eucalyptus scent awakens the senses. Powerful AHAs—glycolic and lactic acids—help loosen and lift dead skin cells that can cause pore-clogging build-up. Instantly, the complexion is refreshed and balanced with a healthy-looking glow.

What else you need to know:
During his own struggle with cystic acne, Ole had firsthand experience with harsh oil control cleansers that left skin feeling stripped. He wanted to create an alternative that is a joy to use. This cleanser features OleHenriksen’s Green Fusion Complex™, a proprietary blend of potent active botanicals—including green tea, eucalyptus, algae (kelp), and Irish moss extracts—with natural antiseptic properties to help absorb excess oil and refine pores.

This product is noncomedogenic.

Research results:
In an independent consumer study on 36 women after 1 week:
- 100% said it removes oil
- 100% said it refreshes skin
- 97% said it creates healthier-looking skin
- 97% said it improves skin quality
- 94% said it mattifies skin
- 94% said it controls excess oil
- 94% said it restores skin’s balance

Clean at Sephora
When you spot our Clean seal, you can be sure we’ve checked that this brand’s product is made without the ingredients you told us you’d most like to avoid.

Clean at Sephora™ is formulated without:
Sulfates SLS and SLES, parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, triclosan, triclocarban. All skincare, hair, and makeup brands with the Clean Seal have less than one percent of synthetic fragrances.
Size 5 oz/ 150 mL · ITEM 1375682
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$24.00

Gentle but effective!...Super Gentle and Effective Cleanser...Never do I leave reviews but I recently bought this product about a week ago and let me tell you I have noticed such a difference on my skin I have always had acne but this has made my acne less visible Its honestly amazing it's not drying on the face as I have dry skin I totally reccomend you guys try it out it made a huge difference to my skin love it
What it is: A bestselling face wash that easily rinses away makeup, impurities, and surface oils for skin that feels comfortably clean.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Dryness, Acne and Blemishes, and Oiliness

Formulation: Gel

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Mint: Reinvigorates the skin’s appearance.

Ingredient Callouts: This product is vegan, cruelty-free, and gluten-free, and comes in recyclable packaging.

What Else You Need to Know: This frothy face wash with broad-leaf kelp extract, wheat protein, and tourmaline to cleanse all skin types is gentle enough for daily use. Dry and oily zones are left feeling comfortably clean, refreshed, and balanced, while invigorating mint essential oil refreshes the senses.