Clarins Gentle Foaming Cleanser With Cottonseed: Great For CombinationSkin.

       Clarins Cleanser with Cottonseed
You can make out from the tube that this one is empty. It has been my HG face wash since March 2013 and finally got over last week! So yes, it’s really high time that I reviewed this product.

Here’s what Clarins says about this product:
Non-drying, creamy cleanser removes impurities, make-up and excess oil while respecting skin’s natural moisture balance. Softening Coconut extract nourishes and boosts skin’s radiance. Gentle formula neutralizes the drying effects of hard water. Rinses easily with cool water.
Packaging:
Comes in a very travel-friendly tube with a flip-top cap. I unfortunately don’t have the outer packaging to show you as almost all the outer cartons of beauty products, soaps, toothpastes are sent to one or the other son’s school for their projects/crafts etc.
      Clarins cleanser with cottonseed information
Ingredients:
Acqua/water/eau; glycerin; stearic acid; myristic acid; potassium hydroxide; dimethicone; lauric acid; sodium lauroyl sarcosinate; tipa-laureth sulfate; glyceryl behenate; glycol distearate; ozokerite; parfum/fragrance; proplylene glycol; tetrasodium edta; alpha-glucan oligosaccharide; polymnia sonchifolia root juice; maltodextrin; gossypium herbaceum (cotton) seed extract; gypsophila paniculata root extract; lactobacillus; potassium sorbate; methylchloroisothiazolinone; methylisothiazolinone; bht; benzyl salicylate; butylphenyl methylpropional; limonene; linalool; cl 77891/titanium dioxide
     Clarins Gentle Foaming Cleanser with Cottonseed tube
Texture:
A thick, creamy, white face wash that really lathers well. I need just a pea-sized amount for my entire face and neck. It doesn’t have SLS but it does have sodium lauroyl sarcosinate which perhaps is responsible for the foaming action. This is really my favourite cleanser for the days I don’t have makeup on (which is almost daily) and when I’m wearing makeup, this is my step two cleanser after removing all the makeup. It has a very faint, clean fragrance that doesn’t linger and is quite pleasant.
I had bought this last December but the first time I used it was when I had just returned from my holiday in Rajasthan and this cleanser made my skin really dry. So I stashed it away and got it out in March when my skin came back to its combination avatar.
Combination skin along with Mumbai’s hot and humid weather needs a cleanser that will clean thoroughly and control oil without over-drying it. This Clarins face wash does just that. And my skin feels fresh and clean after using this and not dry and tight. Yes, I do need to apply a moisturiser soon after, but I feel that after using any cleanser anyway.
Price:
Rs. 1450 for a 125ml tube which lasted me for 8months. If that isn’t value for money, what is? Like I said, just a pea sized quantity is needed and that’s why one tube lasted me so long.
Have you tried this Clarins cleanser? Do you like it?
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16 Comment

  1. Arzoo says: Reply

    For combination skin so it’s not for me 🙁 and it’s also expensive 🙂

  2. rachna sharma says: Reply

    Sounds great lasts so long…im definitely trying this!

  3. Pooja Mittal says: Reply

    It helps to control oil, I defiantly need to buy it..
    It is value for mint, 8 months is really long time
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    http://www.beingbeautifulandpretty.com

  4. It really is good for combination/oily skin.

  5. Get a sample to to try if you like.

  6. You can try their other cleanser. Yes, it is expensive but gives good value for money.

  7. Radha Krishnakumar says: Reply

    Worth for the price it seems 😀 Nice Review 😀

  8. Divya Yadav says: Reply

    I am gonna get this for sure. Waiting for black friday now… hope can pick up on some good deals 🙂

  9. Aditi Y says: Reply

    I really wanna use Clarins for my complete CTM!

  10. Shilpa says: Reply

    seems to be worth the price!

  11. this cleanser seems pretty good…loved your review 🙂

  12. Esha Gupta says: Reply

    clarins has some great products to offer 🙂 nice review dear 🙂

  13. Anubhooti Khanna says: Reply

    Nice Review 😀

  14. Nice review, I haven’t tried anything from Clarins Skincare.. I will skip this since my skin is really dry :/

  15. Rayconnect says: Reply

    Does it sting your eyes?? I m in need of a cleanser that doesn’t sting your eyes. Hate when

  16. Rayconnect says: Reply

    cleansers do that!

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