Glow RecipePapaya Sorbet Smoothing Enzyme Cleansing Balm
Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily
Skincare Concerns: Pores, Dullness, and Uneven Texture
Formulation: Lightweight Cream
- Papaya Enzymes: Smooth, resurface, and soothe skin.
- Papaya Seed Oil: Keeps skin hydrated.
- Blueberry Extract: Protects skin against environmental stressors.
Ingredient Callouts: This product is vegan, cruelty-free, gluten-free, and comes in recyclable packaging.
What Else You Need to Know: This sorbet-like cleansing balm harnesses papaya enzymes to gently resurface skin while dissolving makeup, dirt, and oil, creating a baby-soft canvas for skincare and makeup. It is also formulated with antioxidant-rich blueberry, soothing apricot kernel oil, and moisturizing camellia seed oil to leave skin looking clean, bouncy, and glowing.
Ophthalmologist tested and safe for those with sensitive skin, sensitive eyes, and contact lens wearers. The polyethylene in papaya is a safe, cosmetic-grade polymer in liquid form and is different from the polyethylene that makes up common, everyday household plastics or microbeads.
Research results: In a consumer study of 32 subjects, after 2 weeks:
- 100% agreed their skin had a healthy and glowing radiance after use
- 100% agreed the cleansing balm removed their long-wear and stubborn makeup
- 100% agreed the cleansing balm doesn't leave their skin feeling stripped or tight
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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.
-Scoop a generous amount.
-On dry skin, gently massage formula in circular motions for up to one minute, focusing on areas that have more makeup.
-Splash lukewarm water to rinse.
-To double cleanse, apply one to two pumps of Blueberry Bounce Gentle Cleanser (sold separately) after cleansing balm.
-Creating a lather, gently massage onto skin and rinse thoroughly with water.
-Follow with your usual skincare routine.
-Papaya Seed Oil: Keeps skin hydrated.
-Blueberry Extract: Protects skin against environmental stressors.
Cetyl Ethylhexanoate, Sorbitan Oleate, Prunus Armeniaca (Apricot) Kernel Oil, Polyethylene, Aqua/Water/Eau, Camellia Japonica Seed Oil, Carica Papaya (Papaya) Seed Oil, Carica Papaya (Papaya) Fruit Extract, Papain, Vaccinium Angustifolium (Blueberry) Fruit Extract, Fragaria Ananassa (Strawberry) Fruit Extract, Alkanna Tinctoria Root Extract, Capsicum Annuum Fruit Extract, Maltodextrin, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Levulinic Acid, Pentylene Glycol, Sodium Metabisulfite.
Clean at Sephora products are formulated without:
SulfatesSLS + SLES, Parabens, Formaldehydes, Formaldehyde-releasing agents, Phthalates, Mineral Oil, Retinyl Palmitate, Oxybenzone, Coal Tar, Hydroquinone, Triclosan, Triclocarban, Undisclosed synthetic fragrances (Products can be formulated with disclosed synthetic fragrances that meet the following two criteria: (1) the synthetic fragrances do not include any of the ingredients listed in numbers 1 through 12 above and (2) the synthetic fragrances are at a concentration below 1% of the total formula) The following type of acrylates: (ethyl acrylate, ethyl methacrylate, methyl methacrylate, butyl methacrylate, hydroxypropyl methacrylate, tetrahydrofurfuryl methacrylate, trimethylolpropane trimethacrylate , aluminum salts), Animal Oils/Musks/Fats, Benzophenone + Related Compounds, Butoxyethanol, Carbon Black, Lead/Lead Acetate, Methyl Cellosolve + Methoxyethanol, Methylchloroisothiazolinone & Methylisothiazolinone, Mercury + Mercury Compounds (Thimerisol), Insoluble Plastic Microbeads (This prohibited ingredient applies to products that are meant to be rinsed off ), Resorcinol, Talc (Talc that is free of any asbestos can be used in the formulation provided that Brand conducts testing to ensure that talc is free of any asbestos.), Toluene, Butylated hydroxyanisole (BHA), Butylated hydroxytoluene (BHT) that is 0.1% or more of total formula, Ethanolamines DEA/TEA/MEA/ETA, Nanoparticles as defined by the European Commission, Petrolatum and Parrafin that is not USP grade, Phenoxyethanol that is 1% or more of total formulation, Polyacrylamide & Acrylamide, The following types of Styrene (Bromostyrene, Deastyrene/acrylates/dvbcopolymer, sodium styrene/divinylbenzene copolymer , styrene oxide, styrene), 1,4 Dioxane in final formulas must comply with the thresholds as follows: (10 or < ppm for products that are meant to be rinsed off, wiped off or removed, 3ppm or < for products that are meant to remain on the skin).
Glow Recipe was created by beauty industry veterans Sarah Lee and Christine Chang to elevate K-beauty to an everyday luxury. Hybrid textures encapsulate the philosophy of Korean skincare. Natural ingredients work overtime to deliver lasting hydration, building the foundation for visibly healthier skin.
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