It is very cheap in Europe. But mark up so much in Asia. Very good..clean enough, btw, Where can I purchase Bioderma Product in USA? Online shop is ok.
I bought this product based on the reviews here and also the fact that many models seemed to swear by it. I have fairly sensitive akin after years of trying many different skincare products and am now finding it hard to find products that do not irritate it. This stuff made my skin extremely red and inflamed, which was surprising considering so many people said how wonderful it was! I had to chuck it in the bin, just didnt work for me unfortunately.
This is a great product. I use it after I cleanse on days that I wear foundation and it removes any leftover residue. Though many don't and the label says its unnecessary, I rinse after using. I'm uncomfortable leaving the "residue" on my skin. This does not dry out my skin, which is normal-dry. I haven't experienced any pore-clogging as a result of using this product.
Skin type-DSNT---This is amazing for days that I don't feel like washing my face in the morning because my skin feels too dry and flakey. This winter my skin has been quite dry and easily irritated. Crealine H20 is the most gentle micellaire solution that I have ever used, yet effective. After trying Avene's which felt like sheer alcohol rubbed on my face, I was afraid to try another French micellaire solution even though it is a different brand. However, my fears proved wrong. There is no stinging, no irritation, and no redness involved when I use this micellaire solution. The closest thing that I can equate it too is magic water that removes makeup and sebum. I ordered it from frenchcosmeticsforless.com and they have excellent custumer service.
My favorite. As a french girl I started using it well before moving to the US and now I have troubles finding it for reasonnable money. At home this product is not so expensive and very easy to find...
For my sensitive dry allergic prone skin this is the best and sometimes the only thing I can actually use. I also use it to remove eye make up and it's the only product I know that actually cleans but does not make me cry... The brand as some variation on the theme for different skin conditions but the principles remain the same. To my knowledge Beauty platinium is the only web site that offers the all line of products.
I strongly recommend it. I was never able to find anything similar in the US.
Edited 7 March 2008: I have dropped the rating for this product because I think it may be too harsh on my normal (leaning towards dry in winter) skin. I have begun to develop dry patches around my mouth and on my cheeks after trying to use this exclusively to remove my makeup and sunscreen in the evenings, as well as in the mornings. I may continue using this as a morning-only cleanser, but I will probably not repurchase after I run out.
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This product is the same as the Sensibio micellaire solution.
I started using this product when I learnt that models from a Japanese magazine with a similar skin type to mine used this product as a make up remover. I don't rely on this to remove my sunscreen and make up though, because they are strong, long-lasting formulas (especially the sunscreen) and improper removal would lead to clogged pores and other skin problems. Since I am not convinced that the cleansing power of this could rival a cleansing oil, I can see having to use a lot of cotton pads to make sure that everything has been removed completely. So instead, I use this after my cleansing oil, almost as a toner to ensure that all the makeup is off my face.
What I like most about this product is how comfortable it leaves my skin feeling, and how I don't need to rinse in water. My skin can be sensitive and is quite frequently dry, particularly because of radiator heat and northern winds. This solution leaves my skin soft and never tight. I also like that it isn't fragranced, which minimises the chance of irritation.
The only problem I have with this cleanser is that it can travel to my mouth even if I have been careful not to wipe too close to my lips, and it can taste pretty awful. Also, I am just not convinced that it is capable of removing my sunscreen which is very sweat and oil resistant without using almost half a 250ml bottle in one go. But as a gentle morning cleanser, or a post oil-cleansing toner, this is fantastic and restores the moisture balance on my skin, and leaves me satisfied that my face is cleansed. For these purposes, this cleanser is perfect.
This retails for £7.36 for a 500ml bottle at leguidesante.co.uk, and for €14 at tubotica.com. continued >>
LOL As most people i LOVE this product too even though i've only just started to use it! It's a bit expensive but its worth it and it's fairly easy to use so THUMBS UP!!! BUT one thing i don't like about it is, it doesn't really do a good job in removing mascara...but i guess it's a facial cleanser and not to remove waterproof mascara STILL LOVE IT!!!
I recommend it to everyone!!!
This is rapidly approaching HG. This is the best, easiest cleanser that I've used. I just put a little on a piece of cotton in the morning, wipe my face, and then rinse with water. It keeps my skin clear and balanced. I follow it up with Beauty without cruelty's balancing toner, and it i don't even need a moisturizer, just put on sunblock and go. Gentle, but very effective. I sometimes use a more potent cleanser at night, just depending. I will say, this product is for normal to dry sensitive skin, but if you're VERY dry, it may dry you out, so be careful. I just wish they sold this in the states! I don't care, I'll keep shellin' it out to have this shiipped over. It's that good. One caveat, I don't wear makeup, but this gets EVERYTHING off of your face, so I can't imagine it won't take off makeup as well. EDIT: After consistent use, this started to irritate my face a bit, just make it a little splotchy. Now I only use it as a toner when I really need EVERYTHING removed, a good cleaning.
this one is best for removing eye make up, hmmm....sure this is priceless for using during allergy reaction when it's not recommended to use water at all. if you use it for the face - it calms the skin, but doesn't clean it good enough. also i believe it had hydrogenated castor oil (can't rmmbr) so if i use it for too long - my face will start to break out.
anyway i buy this for eyes all the time and it's the best. for my skin it's best if i wash it off, not leaving on the skin.
Count me in as someone else singing the praises of this cleanser. I use YSL mascara in Burgundy which is sometimes hard to get off and I have been using Lancome's Bi-Facial (which I love) for some time, however, actually a makeup artist I know raved about this item and I wanted to try it out and certainly glad that I did. It removes all traces of makeup and works great as a cleanser ------ certainly an item that I will continue using, however, the only issue that I can find is that it is not easily attainable ----- I did order this from an online company but it took almost 4 weeks to receive, however, the outstanding quality of this product certainly makes up from the long wait.