Neutrogena Fresh Foaming Cleanser

3.7

789 reviews

65% would repurchase

Package Quality: 4.0

Price: $$

Package Quality: 4.0

Price: $$

INGREDIENTS

Water Purified, Glycerin, Lauryl Glucoside, Decyl Glucoside, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Cocamide DEA, Glycereth 7, Ammonium Laureth Sulfate, Sodium Cocoyl Sarcosinate, Glycol Stearate, PEG 120 Methyl Glucose Dioleate, Tetrasodium EDTA, DMDM Hydantoin, Citric Acid, Fragrance


on 8/26/2015 10:49:00 PM

Age: 30-35

Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Warm

Hair: Brown, Wavy, Medium

Eyes: Brown

This has been a standby for me for several years now. It's cheap, easy to buy (at all the pharmacies), and effective. This takes off everything, including tenacious sunscreens, in one step (no oil double cleanse necessary!). Very rarely, I will have to wash twice with this to get everything off.

My skin is combination/oily, so this might be too harsh for drier skin types, but my skin has never been irritated by this.



on 8/20/2015 9:58:00 PM

Age: 19-24

Skin: Combination, Fair, Not Sure

Hair: Blond, Other, Other

Eyes: Blue

This is a fantastic basic cleaner, especially for the price - not only am I hooked, but I left a bottle behind with my mom and she's hooked too (after 20+ years of refusing to change from the clinique stuff).

I don't find it terribly drying (though I definitely still want to moisturize in the minutes after), and it's amazing for makeup. I will never be someone who is patient enough to use a separate makeup remover (cotton pads? multiple steps? ugh) but that usually means I've got some raccoon eyes to deal with after washing. With this, there's none of that - though I don't wear anything more than BB, concealer, and mascara on a typical day, it does everything I need.

I'm somewhat acne-prone and this has been a part of my routine during my best skin period in my life. Definitely didn't cause anything for me.

Have bought multiple bottles and will continue to as long as they'll sell it to me.

1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.


on 8/3/2015 9:32:00 PM

Age: 25-29

Skin: Dry, Fair, Cool

Hair: Brunette, Straight, Medium

Eyes: Hazel

This is a great ''Normal'' cleanser. It doesn't do anything amazing except cleansing your face, but it's good at it. The scent is normal, the feeling is normal and it doesn't leave my face stripped. I just wish it would do more.... If you are looking for a minimal ingredients list and a good cleanser, this might be what you are looking for.


on 7/27/2015 2:15:00 PM

Age: 44-55

Skin: Normal, Other, Not Sure

Hair: Brunette, Other, Other

Eyes: Brown

I read about this on Paula Begoun's Beautypedia site. I tried it once. It burned the heck out of my eyes. I have never had any cleanser to do this. I will not purchase again.
Pros:
It cleaned very well. It even removed makeup without a separate remover.
Moderate pricing

Cons:
The fragrance was over-powering and reminded me of Gain detergent.
Stung my eyes


Age: 18 & Under

Skin: Acne-prone, Fair-Medium, Neutral

Hair: Brunette, Curly, Medium

Eyes: Hazel

Is it possible to be in love with a facial cleanser???? I am a teenage girl, so my hormones are going crazy and I have acne-prone skin. My mom had this amazing cleanser first and i just wanted to use it to remove my makeup. i used it the first time and I liked it. I wasn't crazy about it but I liked it. I mean, it did what it was supposed to, and that was remove my makeup, but it also made my skin feel really soft. I used hers for a few weeks just to try it out and I liked it. I wasn't in love with it but I liked it so I went out and bought it for myself just to use to remove my makeup at night and I would use my normal face cleanser in the mornings. After a few days of using mine, i noticed a drastic difference. Taken, you might have other cleansers that you like better because as soon as you started using it, it immediately improved your skin. This doesn't do that but it is soooooo worth it. My face is glowing and soft now. It is such a gentle cleanser and i love it. Ive noticed a significant decrease in acne and pimples, and the only time my face flares up is if i wasn't wearing makeup that day and was too lazy to wash my face. THIS IS SUCH A GREAT CLEANSER!!!!! It's not one of those cleansers that I would just pick up, because there isn't much hype surrounding it. The packaging is also simple so It doesn't stand out in the stores. BUT ITS SO AMAZING!!!! If you don't see immediate results, don't stop using it because it comes soon!!!! But, my sister doesn't like it. She claims it feels like there is still a residue on her face, and i can see how she would think that, but I think its all the added moisture. We used to only use harsher cleansers because our acne was so bad, so we thought it would help, but this works better than any other wash I have had!!!! My skin is significantly brighter and smoother than hers and I get fewer breakouts, but it was the opposite before I used this!!!! I RECOMMEND THIS!!!

2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.


on 6/11/2015 3:06:00 PM

Age: 36-43

Skin: Combination, Medium, Neutral

Hair: Black, Wavy, Medium

Eyes: Brown

I like this cleanser. I have been using it for several years now. It does not irritate my skin and it feels clean after washing. The price is very reasonable. So what's not to like? It feels better that the some high end cleansers. It gets my vote because I have sensitive skin and it feels great after a wash with no sticky residue feeling.


Age: 30-35

Skin: Normal, Medium, Warm

Hair: Black, Straight, Medium

Eyes: Brown

This has been pretty effective at getting most of my makeup off without the need for makeup remover. Gentle enough for my husband's sensitive skin too. The foam is light and suds up nicely.


on 6/1/2015 7:21:00 PM

Age: 25-29

Skin: Acne-prone, Fair, Neutral

Hair: Brunette, Curly, Fine

Eyes: Brown

Perfect cleanser! Cleanses skin well, isn't irritating or drying, and rinses off clean. All of these qualities plus the very reasonable price makes this a must have! This is OK for removing light makeup.


Age: 25-29

Skin: Acne-prone, Medium Brown, Not Sure

Hair: Black, Wavy, Coarse

Eyes: Brown

I really wanted this to work, but I found that it was very over drying to my skin. It was like it just stripped all the natural oils from my face. I'm really disappointed in this... waste of money. I even used a moisturizer and my face still feels dry. I think I'm now going to invest my money in a good skin care line...

1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.


on 4/9/2015 2:44:00 AM

Age: 36-43

Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Warm

Hair: Black, Straight, Medium

Eyes: Black

I came to know of this product from Beautypedia's Best Cleansers list. Before this, was using a face wash from the Deep Clean line of products from the same brand - Neutrogena. I have sensitive Combination-Oily skin - (oily T-zone and other parts normal in summer and slighly dry in winters). I wanted a cleanser that cleans without ripping off moisture from my face. This cleanser meets my requirements perfectly.

To describe this product - The cleanser is a pearly liquid with medium consistency and one full pump is sufficient to cleanse entire face. It claims to be Soap free, which I think it is, because inspite of its name, the cleanser itself is not very foaming, but it produces enough lather when mixed with water to remove all the makeup. It does a fantastic job of removing all my waterproof make up - be it foundations, powder blush, concealer, eye shadow, kohl or mascara. I only use the regular bi-phase makeup remover with it to remove the kohl on my waterline and tight line of course, but apart from that this cleanser takes care of everything and does not sting when used around the eyes. It is very gentle on skin and has never irritated my sensitive skin. I havenít seen any breakouts within a month of using it daily. It cleanses my skin deep-within removing all the dirt and extra oil giving that clean feeling without ripping off moisture from my skin or any stretchy feeling and unclogs pores. It does not leave behind any residue that my toner picks and skin feels fresh and clean.
The packaging is typical of most Neutrogena cleaners, it comes in light blue bottle with a white pump dispenser - very user-friendly, convenient to place on your wash-basin/sink - but not travel-friendly due to the bulky size of bottle. But that doesn't make it a deal breaker. This is an excellent face wash for normal/combination-oily skin. The fact that it is also a make-up remover - is like an icing on the cake..!! I highly recommend the Neutrogena Fresh Foaming Cleanser.


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