Serious Skin Care • Glycolic Cleanser • Cleansers

rated 4.0(133 reviews)

Average Rating.4.0
Would buy this product again.75%

rated 4 of 5 elsamarie on 2/5/2015 8:33:00 PM more reviews by elsamarie

Age: 36-43   Skin: Sensitive, Medium, Warm   Hair: Brunette, Straight, Medium   Eyes: Brown    

This was my HG face cleanser for years. Well over a decade of regular use. It kept my skin clear and I think it helped keep my skin looking youthful. However, the last few years my skin has become more and more dehydrated and I couldn't figure out the cause. It looked tight and dry but I knew there was oil under the surface. I read an article about dehydrated skin and one of the causes was cleansers that strip the skin. I decided to find out of this product was the culprit. Sure enough, my skin changed literally overnight. I used CeraVe Hydrating Cleanser to take off my makeup before bed and I noticed right away that my skin was softer. By morning it was even better. I was afraid I'd have some breakouts from switching but I haven't. I have much less redness now, too. My skin tone is much more even. The skin under my eyes is looking so much better, too. I'd suggest this for younger people who want to clear up their skin or anyone with oily skin. It does work very well if your skin can tolerate it.

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rated 5 of 5 Outgoing1 on 1/13/2015 3:21:00 PM more reviews by Outgoing1

Age: 56 & Over   Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Cool   Hair: Brunette, Curly, Medium   Eyes: Hazel    

I currently have a 12 oz. one in the shower and one on the bathroom sink. I just ordered another one from HSN a few days ago to have as backup. I really feel like my face is CLEAN after using it! You can a better price if it's in a kit than by itself.

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rated 5 of 5 Czsandoval1 on 12/6/2014 11:13:00 AM more reviews by Czsandoval1

Age: 36-43   Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium   Hair: Brunette   Eyes: Hazel    

I've been using this cleanser for years. It's the only cleanser that thoroughly cleans my skin, removing my makeup without drying my skin or breaking me out. Yeah, the smell is not great, but it's not bad either. It really just smells like a fragrance free product to me. I set this on autoship and wouldn't ever reconsider changing it.

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rated 5 of 5 celorenz on 10/2/2014 8:42:00 PM more reviews by celorenz

Age: 44-55   Skin: Combination, Fair   Hair: Brunette   Eyes: Other    

One of the best cleansers I have ever used. My skin feels clean and strangely refreshed. Will purchase again.

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rated 5 of 5 Xochipilli on 1/8/2014 11:28:00 PM more reviews by Xochipilli

Age: 30-35   Skin: Oily, Fair-Medium, Warm   Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Coarse   Eyes: Brown    

This cleanser is my HG!!! I've been using it for 5 months and my skin has NEVER been clearer. I generally use it as my AM cleanser but if my skin feels extra clogged, I'll use it at night and leave it on for a few minutes. I have oily, sensitive, acne prone skin and this has not irritated it. I do feel that my oiliness has decreased but that could also be that it's winter. I will definitely repurchase before I run out. I don't think it smells bad. The only downside is that it's super thick so it's hard to pump out.

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rated 4 of 5 RoxyHoliday on 12/6/2013 8:56:00 PM more reviews by RoxyHoliday

Age: 25-29   Skin: Dry, Fair   Hair: Blond   Eyes: Blue    

My skin is super dry; so I need to exfoliate a lot to keep the flakes away. I'm loving this! Doesn't feel dry. And the price is great

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rated 3 of 5 EL2016 on 12/6/2013 7:58:00 PM more reviews by EL2016

Age: 19-24   Skin: Acne-prone, Fair, Warm   Hair: Brown, Straight, Fine   Eyes: Hazel    

This cleanser is wayyyy to harsh for everyday use (for me at least). I used it for a week straight, and my skin became irritated and my acne just got worse. My skin is combination (oily in the T zone, and dry on my cheeks and jawline). The majority of my acne is hormonal and occurs on my jawline and chin, where it is relatively dry. This product is probably better for oily skin types. Another turn-off for me is the scent. It smells just like elmer's glue. If scents bother you, then I would not buy this. One last thing, if I put this product on my cheekbones, I would get a strange burning sensation in my eyes that would actually make me tear up. It only lasts a few seconds, but it is very unpleasant. I now use it as a once a week mask and am careful to not get it anywhere near my eye/cheekbone area. I leave it on for about 5-10 minutes, use a clarisonic to buff it off, and my skin feels really soft afterwards. It does help, I just feel you need to find the frequency of usage for you so it does not irritate the skin.

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rated 5 of 5 liveforever on 9/12/2013 2:27:00 PM more reviews by liveforever

Age: 30-35   Skin: Oily, Tan   Hair: Other, Wavy, Coarse   Eyes: Black    

This is by far my HOLY GRAIL cleanser. Nothing... nothing compares to this cleanser. I've gone into fancy department stores and tried samples of their cleansers, from philosophy to dior, and all have left my skin tight and dry after rinsing.

This is the only cleanser that does not leave my skin dry while exfoliating and keeping my skin clear. It is also the only face cleanser that can remove my mascara effortlessly. I have been using it for more than 10 years now. I will never be satisfied with anything else. Like with any new product try a sample or smaller size first.

Btw, a little truly goes a long way. When the mama figure of Serious Skin used to say that "a pea size amount is enough" ...she wasn't kidding. A face brush... even better.

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rated 1 of 5 adrieriv on 10/4/2012 2:48:00 PM more reviews by adrieriv

Age: 30-35   Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium   Hair: Brown   Eyes: Brown    

DO NOT use this item. I am now in the process of correcting all the damaged caused by this product. It made my skin really sensitive to the sun where now I have hyperpigmention and get rashes on my face. I have never even burned with the sun. It also enlarged my pores and a few acne scars! I trashed all these items and some others almost $350 worth, and I used them for only a month! STAY AWAY!

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rated 5 of 5 *TOP REVIEWER* CG1981 on 2/24/2012 12:56:00 AM more reviews by CG1981

Age: 30-35   Skin: Combination, Medium, Warm   Hair: Brown, Relaxed, Medium   Eyes: Green    

Distinctly excellent. I do not think i have ever used any face products or combination of skin care products which have truly made such a difference and so quickly (noticed difference after 1 week use). I do not have much acne, just hormonal breakouts, nor major lines (yet, cross fingers), but this brightened up my face, made it more even toned and really just naturally beautiful skin. It takes off all my make up and i dont even need a toner afterwards. Eye make up remover yes but nothing else. I dont have major skin issues, but do love to buy and use foundation or powder and now i really truly do not even need it maybe just a dusting of powder to mattify or create a more even base. I bought this off hsn in a package with the serum, gommage mask and moisturizer. I did not have sensitivity issues with any of the products as some people do. The smell does suck but its not horrible. I would definitely buy again and again. I have used Lancome skin care products, drug store, Clinique, and different specialty/natural soaps. This really worked for me and i am rarely so emphatic or distinctly see such a difference with skin care products.

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