Caudalie • Gentle Cleanser • Cleansers

rated 3.5(74 reviews)

Average Rating.3.5
Would buy this product again.55%

rated 2 of 5 StupidUserNames on 7/18/2014 4:00:00 PM more reviews by StupidUserNames

Age: 19-24   Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium   Hair: Black   Eyes: Brown    

I've been using this milk for about a week and a half And I'm not in love I feel like this doesn't remove eye makeup at all and face makeup you have to grab a tissue and wipe off and I don't recommend using cotton rounds because you'll use like ten of those to remove all the milk off your skin. This does leave a greasy film on the skin so I wash my face with the foam cleanser afterwards and I still feel greasy. If you try to use this with water it's just not going to work you have to wipe off. This is too much work for cleansing and will never recommend this!

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rated 1 of 5 Felix_Felicis on 5/4/2014 8:37:00 PM more reviews by Felix_Felicis

Age: 36-43   Skin: Combination, Fair   Hair: Black   Eyes: Black    

I like the pump and that's about it. I'm not convinced of its cleansing power. It feels more watery than creamy. The worst thing is that it stings and burns my skin. My skin is a bit dry and sensitive. This is not the first time something natural or organic causes a reaction.

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rated 2 of 5 amoenaonline on 3/28/2014 10:43:00 AM more reviews by amoenaonline

Age: 25-29   Skin: Acne-prone, Fair-Medium   Hair: Blond, Wavy, Fine   Eyes: Blue    

This gentle cleanser cleanes makeup OK, but it's impossible to rinse with water. It makes a film on the skin that seems to reject water. There is still cleanser and makeup on your skin after you rinse your face... and if you dry your face with a towel, there are cleanser and makeup in your towel... Ugh. So you basically have to get rid of this product with a cotton pad even though it is advertised in the bottle that you can rinse it with water. I feel that wiping my face with cotton pad does nothing to the film on the skin, I use micellair water after this. Micellair water + tonic water eventually removes the film... but I hate the fact that I have to use my expensice micellair water to clean a cleanser!!

Also you have to use a lot of this product to remove makeup. The first pump just disappears on the skin and you end up massasing your face with absolutely nothing. I usually wet my face before using this cleanser, because otherwise I would go throught the 100ml bottle in like one week.

+ removes makeup ok
+ it's gentle
+ the bottle looks pretty
+ the pump is nice and it works

- expensive considering how much you end up using
- makes a film on the skin
- impossible to rinse with water even though this option is advertised in the bottle
- gets towels dirty quickly if it's rinsed ony with water
- you end up using it a lot

I will not repurchase and I will not recommend this one to any of my friends.

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rated 4 of 5 CStuartMonteith on 2/15/2014 3:27:00 PM more reviews by CStuartMonteith

Age: 36-43   Skin: Dry, Fair, Neutral   Hair: Black, Wavy, Medium   Eyes: Brown    

Contrary to some other viewers, I find that this cleanser removes make up quite well. It is gentle and you can use it over the eyelids. However, the reason why I did not give it 5 stars is because it stings my skin (slightly, I must say, I am very sensitive) and also because when you get to the end of the bottle, there is quite a bit left but you cannot pump it up, so there is some wastage.

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rated 5 of 5 *TOP REVIEWER* Cammmi on 2/15/2014 1:07:00 AM more reviews by Cammmi

Age: 25-29   Skin: Normal, Olive   Hair: Brown   Eyes: Brown    

This review is for the cleansing milk formula. This one you don't need to rinse it. So I usually use it in the morning when I don't take my shower neither wash my face. During winter I prefer to wash my face only at night. So this gentle clean leaves the natural oils on my skin in the morning. I love the smell. Leaves the skin soft and moisturized.

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rated 1 of 5 Shadox on 12/11/2013 8:59:00 PM more reviews by Shadox

Age: 19-24   Skin: Combination   Hair: Grey   Eyes: Grey    

Ok I guess...

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rated 3 of 5 *TOP REVIEWER* Vaniessa on 12/8/2013 5:44:00 AM more reviews by Vaniessa

Age: 19-24   Skin: Acne-prone, Medium   Hair: Brown   Eyes: Brown    

i've previously used caudalie products before but find this to be quite a disappointment, especially when it comes to removing make-up. doesn't remove makeup well especially eye make-up, and i end up with smudgy eye every night. usually i will use this with the mac makeup remover wipes, and find this combination to be working okay, just okay. however it had not caused me any break outs or any sorts.

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rated 2 of 5 jenjen8000 on 9/11/2013 5:05:00 AM more reviews by jenjen8000

Age: 30-35   Skin: Sensitive, Fair   Hair: Blond, Kinky, Fine   Eyes: Blue    

Like other reviewers I find this does a really poor job of removing make up, I apply, massage in to melt make up, rinse, repeat. I would then swipe over with cotton wool to ensure all is removed, as I would expect it would be. However with the caudalie gentle cleansing milk the cotton wool comes away thick with make up. I only wear a bit of makeup (lush colour supplement mixed with my face moisturiser, dusting if powder and bronzer), I guess at least it shows my makeup has good staying power! I have to use loads of cotton wool and milk to clean my face several times over before it is all removed which takes ages. I have still given the product 2 stars as it doesn't upset my sensitive skin and leaves it nice and soft. I would not buy again or recommend.

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rated 3 of 5 gale2509 on 6/23/2013 4:10:00 PM more reviews by gale2509

Age: 30-35   Skin: Combination, Fair   Hair: Blond   Eyes: Blue    

I'm a huge cream/milk cleanser fan and I've pretty much tried most of the brands variations, Clinique, Clarins, Chanel, Dior etc etc. I have been using shiffa cleanser and toner over the last year (not listed on here and I can't add them but they are amazing) but its so expensive I decided it was time for a less expensive change, I was ordering some caudalie beauty elixir on line and found the caudalie cleanser and toner on offer, so thought I would give these a go.
Packaging great, fragrance, hmm, odd, cant put my finger on it? not terrible but not pleasant either, it has a fairly fluid consistency. I use milk cleanser only in the eve, I do not wear heavy make up so there is not a lot of product to remove but even with many repeat applications, I wake up the next morning - swipe a bioderma sensbio soaked cotton pad over my face to find traces of make up? I've not experienced this problem with any other cleanser and toner so I'm not sure what it is exactly that prevents this product from cleaning the skin like it should?
I have found my skin getting super sensitive to the fact I have to cleanse repeatedly with this product so for me it's definitely not made the short list and I won't repurchase again.

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rated 5 of 5 mariasara on 2/26/2013 5:48:00 PM more reviews by mariasara

Age: 36-43   Skin: Acne-prone, Fair, Neutral   Hair: Brown, Wavy, Medium   Eyes: Brown    

this is a wonderful product. I'm using it at night, 2 times because I wear make-up. Since Ive started this I had no more breakouts and my overal skin condition is improving. For me the only problem with this product is its price

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