Neutrogena • Wave™ (Power-Cleanser And Deep Clean Foaming Pads) • Cleansers
|Would buy this product again.||48%|
Age: 18 & Under Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium Hair: Blond Eyes: Green
I love my Neutrogena Wave! I use this every day in the shower, and it does wonders for my skin. My face feels incredibly soft afterwards, and I love the glowing look my skin has after using this. A few things to note however; it is very, VERY drying, so you MUST use a facial moisturizer immediately after using this product. This is something I don't mind at all, because I do it anyways and the package instructions include a reminder to moisturize after use. Also, you must remove your makeup before using this product!! I made the mistake once, believing that the Wave would magically clean every bit of dirt and makeup off my face, but the pad gets extremely clogged after about 2 seconds on a heavily made-up face. It is NOT a replacement for a makeup remover or facial wash. I use the Wave after using my Body Shop Seaweed Facial Wash, and there is no makeup residue left on the pad.
This product is amazing for acne as well. Whenever I start to get a zit, I remove my makeup, use the deep cleaning pad on the Wave, then use the orange exfoliating pad on the Wave right after. The next morning I can see and feel the zit clearing up. This product is awesome in so many ways!
Age: 18 & Under Skin: Sensitive, Fair-Medium, Warm Hair: Blond, Straight, Coarse Eyes: Green
When this product first came out I was always reluctant to pick up but then the other day it was on sale at target for $5.00 so I thought why not? I LOVE this thing!! It cleans my skin sooo well and my face feels so smooth afterwards. I have very oilly and acne prone skin so I thought it might be a bit harsh for my skin but its actually helped clear and prevent my acne, which makes sense because it cleans deep into your pores and takes alot more bacteria and dirt off your skin that normal cleansing would. So overall I am in love with this:D
Age: 18 & Under Skin: Normal, Fair-Medium Hair: Brunette Eyes: Green
I love this thing! It feels so nice on my skin and really cleans your pores. When you're done with it your skin feels SO AMAZINGLY SOFT!
Age: 19-24 Skin: Combination, Olive Hair: Other Eyes: Brown
So, I don't have the rotating Neutorgena wave system but I have the one that vibrates and I really like it. This was my first time getting any type of 'cleanser' system and with the price deduction that I received at Target I would say that it was a good investment for me! My system came with 40 deep clean foaming pads and the 'Wave' machine itself. I've been using it every other day and feel really confident about the product. One scary thing though is that when I start to clean my face, my skin begins to feel REALLY cold. It's literally a chilling sensation but afterwards when I wash my skin the feeling goes away and my skin is left feeling really soft and smooth. I think my pores have minimized but I don't believe that the Wave is the only thing that helped me achieve this, I've been using a couple of other products so I can't say for sure. Overall, it's a great product especially at the price that I bought it for.
**UPDATE** This product is absolutely horrible! Don't buy this at all, I only used it two more times after writing my review and it stopped working! I changed the batteries and even cleaned out the battery pocket but it's not working anymore. Don't waste your valuable money on this machine, get something at a higher price at least it won't fail on you after using it two times...
Age: 19-24 Skin: Combination, Medium, Warm Hair: Black, Straight, Medium Eyes: Black
I'm pretty sure this isn't discontinued because I still see it, the Duo, and the refill pads in stores in NYC. My sister bought one years ago and abandoned it after she lost interest shortly after so I adopted it and finished her box of refills (I think they were the standard ones). I recall having some skin troubles at the time that mostly cleared up, but after finishing the box of pads I didn't want to buy any more and into a junk box it went. Well, recently I've been breaking out and I think it has to do with the fact that I'm not getting a complete enough clean with just my hands, but cleansers with beads are too rough for me. Same with exfoliating cloths. I imagine the Clarisonic is a bad idea right now since I'm using an AHA gel. Then I remembered this thing. Instead of buying pads I bought cotton Swisspers and put my regular Avene cleanser on it, or Cetaphil, or whatever I am using lately. First I use makeup remover to get off most of it. I apply the cleanser in a thin film on my face too. Then I get to work. Finish with AHA gel or drying cream on any raised pimples and done. What a difference! I'm convinced the vibration is getting stuff out that normally stays gunked in my pores since I mainly see skin plugs and filaments before a full-blown pimple appears. I usually have combo skin but lately it didn't know what it was- it was all dry, it was all oily, it was just bad. Now it seems to be recalibrating itself and producing normal amounts of oil, probably because it can breath again. Since I have to use less makeup the results are speeding along. I like this thing but based on reviews I never submerged it in water and I wouldn't say that's a good idea since people say that broke theirs. The pads are a waste, and any cleanser that is meant to foam will dry you out, something you don't want when you're deep cleaning. Sometimes I switch out the Swissper for a cellulose sponge if I want to exfoliate, but then I don't use the AHA for a few days.
Age: 25-29 Skin: Combination, Olive Hair: Brunette, Curly, Fine Eyes: Brown
This isn't a miracle for people with oily T-zones, prone to acne (I usually get pimples around my period) and people with open pores and blackheads.
First I suggest you cleanse your skin before using this. I like to use an exfoliant and a cleanser then use the Neutrogena wave.
That's because this won't really clean deep if there's a layer of oil or whatever else, sitting on your face.
My face feels cleaner and sometimes even brighter but Neutrogena Wave never fixed my main problems (oily T-zone, blackheads, open pores).
I believe this is should be best used as part of a skin care regimen, not the only product.
Oh, I do not use often and my pads usually will last a year.
Age: 19-24 Skin: Combination, Dark Hair: Brown Eyes: Brown
Did nothing at all for me. It didn't vibrate really, not enough to make any difference in my cleansing. Also, it's a pain to keep replacing the pads.
Age: 18 & Under Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium Hair: Blond Eyes: Brown
This product made my skin really soft and cleared up my blackheads. I don't know how it works on acne because I use a prescription gel but for stubborn blackheads, it completely cleared it up. My only complaint is that it stops working after a couple of weeks. I haven't used this product in a year and a half but I'm going to try it again soon. Anyone know how it compares to the Clarisonic Mia?
Age: 30-35 Skin: Combination, Tan Hair: Brunette Eyes: Brown
My daughter had used this item before with great results. So she begged me to buy it for her. I finally gave in, now we both use it. It has cleared our skin greatly. I would totally recommend it.
Age: 18 & Under Skin: Combination, Fair, Neutral Hair: Brunette, Straight, Fine Eyes: Hazel
This product was a terrible disappointment. It not only made me break out the first day but my "skin purging" stage (when your face is terrible for about 2 weeks) stuck around for 2 months until I just gave up on this cleanser. I have combination skin and it was so rough on it. It was super drying and left my face tight and flaky and over producing oil. Every once in a while I get it out and use it and every time i remember why i threw it under the sink in the first place. I would not recommend this product to anyone.