Nice, simple cleanser that doesn't dry my skin out. I have sensitive, acne-proned skin that can easily be dry esp. around the nose and mouth area and the last thing I want to do it irritate it. It foams really nicely and doesn't dry my skin out. I use it in conjunction with the Olay sensitive skin spy 15 lotion, and my skin feel very comfortable. Overall, it does its job. Great for sensitive skin.
A nice face wash, cleans my skin, foams up nicely, and leaves no residue behind.
This is definitely not for my sensitive skin though it claims to be. After a couple of uses, I got blotchy bumpy skin. I have to say though that it is awesome at removing makeup.
Meh. I hate the smell, but I can't really complain because I bought it because it's unscented. It doesn't leave a tight feeling afterwards, but I don't feel like it cleans very well. It doesn't have the foam consistency I would like it to have.
I have fair, sensitive skin that is prone to both hormonal acne and dry flaking in the creases of my chin and nose. I read the reviews on this inexpensive Olay cleanser and thought for under $10, why not give it a try? After using the product in the morning and at night for about 10 days, I am really happy with soft skin, no redness, no bumpy acne spots on my chin, and no flakiness around my nose. Will definitely buy this again!
I bought this cleanser about 10 days ago because my skin has been more sensitive lately and my skin starting burning from my previous cleanser although it was supposed to be "calming".
I use this in the mornings in the shower to wash my face before applying my daytime skincare products.
It's relatively inexpensive, foams well, has no scent (a big plus), and doesn't irritate my skin like my previous skincare products were doing. My skin is normal (although sensitive) so I can't speak to whether this causes issues for either oily or dry skin.
I love that a cleanser that costs about $7-8 (in the US) works better for me than my previous high end cleanser that was a little over $20.
My skin started to calm down after a couple of days of using this and after 10 days, the redness is virtually gone. I changed my moisturizers and serums too but I can tell this cleanser has helped make a difference in my skin.
My skin is generally really good, but I have to be careful since I have mild rosacea and occasional allergic reactions to things. This is my favorite cleanser to use at night: it removes makeup thoroughly, doesn't dry or irritate my skin, and the price is really reasonable. I have tried more expensive things, but I keep coming back to this because it simply works the best for me.
I orginally gave this a steller 5 star rating, but have dropped it to 3 as over time my skin didn't like it (but I do think it may be good for skin that is 'normal' (i.e not dryish, irritated and pimple prone).
I have very sensitive skin which can get horrid pimples due to irritation usually (or during that time of month).
Anyway, this worked well for the first few weeks, but then had no positive effect and my skin seemed to become dull and pimple prone.
I've since returned to Dermalogica ultra calming cleanser (eventhough they have changed the formula slightly-which is why I strayed in the first place) and my skin couldn't be happier. In addition to the balanced skin I now have, the 500ml dermalogica cleanser is economical (but perhaps not as cheap as Olay lol).
Anyway, if Olay doesn't work for you get some samples of dermalogica ultra calming cleanser.
P.S As far as Olay cleansers go, this is far superior to the previous Olay for sensitive skin (with aloe) cleanser, which was absolutely horrible and dried me out and caused breakouts.
A great mild cleanser. It doesn't have any scent and it gets the job done. I also love how this cleanser really lathers up. For the price you can't beat it!
this cleanser is a close 2nd in my book for drugstore cleansers. cetaphil is definitely in 1st place.
pros: fragrance free, doesn't strip my skin or aggravate it, leaves my skin soft, lathering foam action makes me feel like i'm cleansing properly, removes most of my makeup without having to cleanse twice, good amount for the price, paraben free, lasts a long time.
cons: bottle is aesthetically boring and opaque which means i can't tell how much is left in the bottle, doesn't remove waterproof mascara and sunscreen completely, slightly irritates my eyes if soap gets close to eye area, takes awhile to rinse all of the face wash completely, cannot use during the spring or summer as i feel it dries my skin as opposed to the fall/winter season.
while this cleanser works best for me during the winter, i don't think i will use this when it gets warmer. it's great, but it's not fabulous.