philosophy purity made simple cleanser 8 oz.
Not-so great cleanser
I got this as part of a QVC Best Of kit, and had been anxious to try it for a very long time. I'm always looking for good cleansers, and I thought -- with all the hype this one got -- that it would be superb. Well, the smell put me off right away (I was afraid it would cause me to break out), but the fragrance fades fast. Mostly, I was disappointed that it left my face feeling dry -- which at my age, I do not need. I vastly prefer a number of other cleansers I use--including the Erno Lazlo Sea Mud soap with cleansing oil, and the Peter Thomas Roth anti-aging cleanser. Oh well.
My best friend turned me on to this facial wash and I love it! I have sensitive skin and this product is very gentle but my face still feel clean without any drying affects.
I love this stuff and don't want to be without it. It plain and simply makes your face feel good. So long as I can afforf it I won't be without it. Once again thanks my QVC !!!
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I have used this before and loved it. It took my eye make-up off easily. Loved the way it made my face feel. This time trying, it seemed creamier and did not take eye make-up all the way. Must have changed the formula. Please don't mess up it was 'Great" before. Not sure if I will reorder.
I always come back to Purity
Gets my face clean without drying. One of the best facial cleansers ever.
I received this in an auto delivery shipment of the TSV last winter along with several other Philosophy products. I gave a 3in1 shower gel and the Purity cleanser away as a Christmas gift, and kept the rest for myself. I was pleased with everything I kept including the Micro-Delivery cleanser. When the 2nd shipment arrived, I put the Purity away to use after I finished my normal cleanser. I should state that I have normal to combination skin, and only break out at that time of the month.Upon opening the bottle, my first thought was "Peeuu! This stuff stinks like bug spray!" (However this was also my first though went I opened the Hope in a Jar cream, as well)
I have used this cleanser a few times a week for a couple of months now, and while it doesn't make my skin break out, it dries it out so much that my eye cream, the Hope in a Jar and sunscreen doesn't take away the tight feeling my skin has. I live in MN where its very dry in the winter, and very hot and humid in the summer time, and usually only use sunscreen in the summer. I will have to go back to my normal skin care. Its a shame too, because I LOVE the 3in1 shower gels and use them exclusively for myself and my children. An off brand drugstore cleanser will work just as well, and smell a lot better than the Purity, and will most likely be less drying to the skin as well. I am sorry I gave this as a gift.
Best Product Ever
I have used multiple cleansers over the years but none have left my skin feeling as good as Purity. I bought a trial size a couple years ago and fell in love. My skin gets so clean and feels so soft and I'm amazed every time. I simply love this product and would never use anything else on my skin again.
Amazing All-In-One Cleanser
Purity has become my all-time favorite cleanser! I use to use an eye-makeup remover that left my skin (and sometimes my contacts) oily, then a facial cleanser that left my skin feeling tight, and then a toner that seemed to do absolutely nothing. Since I discovered Purity, I've thrown out everything else. This is all you need. It washes away all my makeup (even the bulletproof stuff) and leaves my skin feeling smooth, clean and refreshed. I actually look forward to washing my face at the end of the day! LOVE!!
Caused my skin to breakout
After reading so many positive reviews, I wanted to try this product. It's nice to have a cleanser that takes eye makeup and mascara off well, but after using the product for only a few days, my skin has broken out everywhere! The scent is also not very pleasing, smells just like citronella candles to me. I'll have to send this back.
I use Purity cleanser with my Clarisonic and I love how my skin feels after cleaning. It does not feel tight or dry and just seems to glow. Do not hesitate ordering this product!
Fabulous Wash, But Bad Packaging
I love this face wash. It is simple, refreshing, and clean. It removes makeup nicely - especially waterproof mascara! However, because I have arthritis, the bottle becomes too difficult to squeeze once the product gets low. Please make the packaging arthritis-friendly and you'll get five stars from me!
I treated myself to this for Christmas. True, it does remove your makeup, but does not remove mascara 100%. I was disappointed, as that is one of the reasons I bought this. Also, it states in the directions to avoid direct contact with eyes, so this concerns me, as the presentation does not focus on this and is a bit misleading. I recommend the product for makeup removal, but not for eye makeup removal.