Foaming Cleansing Gel

CeraVe

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Foaming Cleansing Gel

4.5
from 24 Ratings
Product Overview

Quick Product Notes
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Paraben-Free
Sulfate-Free
Alcohol-Free
Silicone-Free
EU Allergen-Free
Fungal Acne (Malassezia) Safe

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Notable Effects & Ingredients


Anti-Aging from 3 Ingredient(s):
Niacinamide Ceramide Citric Acid

Brightening from 1 Ingredient(s):
Niacinamide

Promotes Wound Healing from 1 Ingredient(s):
Sodium Hyaluronate

Ingredients Related to Skin Types
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Dry Skin
3
Oily/Acne-Prone Skin
None
Sensitive Skin
1

Ingredient Safety Breakdown (EWG Health Ratings)

  • Low Risk
  • Moderate Risk
  • High Risk
  • Unknown
88%
4%
0%
8%

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Product Ingredient List

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EWG CIR Ingredient Name & Cosmetic Functions Notes
1
A
Niacinamide
(Skin Conditioning,Hair Conditioning,Smoothing)
Brightening
Brightening
Anti-Aging
Anti-Aging
1
A
Disodium EDTA
(Viscosity Controlling,Chelating Agent)
1
Sodium Lauroyl Lactylate
(Surfactant,Emulsifying)
1
B
Sodium Cocoyl Glycinate
(Skin Conditioning,Surfactant,Hair Conditioning)
1
Sodium Chloride
(Masking,Viscosity Controlling,Bulking Agent)

Latest User Reviews

(Showing 3 of 7 Reviews)
combination PIHAcneFungal+ 2
Vale mucho la pena

Tuve acné fungico en mi frente durante mucho tiempo y cuando lo empece a tratar con ac. glicolico de The ordinary y este limpiador definitivamente me ayudo muchisimo. Ya no tengo acné en la frente, pero durante la pandemia por el uso de cubrebocas comenzaron a salir granos en los cachetes en el cual el limpiador no hace mucha diferencia pero si los mantiene al minimo.

It works.

This has been my daily face wash for about a year now. I tend to use this at night, right before I go to bed when I'm about to shower. The wash comes out clear, and foams just a little bit when applied to the face with water. While it's quite hard for me to determine how it has affected things like acne, my face does not feel stripped after washing. It removes all residue makeup from the makeup remover beforehand, including things like leftover sunscreen. Overall, it works.

combination AcnePoresSensitive+ 1
Not for dehydrated skin

I have dehydrated/combination skin that is very oily and bought this as a second step to my p.m. double cleansing after The Ordinary squalane cleanser. The CeraVe foaming cleansing gel turned out to be too drying for my combination/dehydrated skin, even if I use a good moisturizer afterwards. (Plus I see that the ingredient list contains fragrance but the smell is too "alcohol-y" for me- an unscented product would have been better imo.
I really wanted to like this cleanser but it made my skin feel like crinkled paper right after washing and even oilier than before throughout the day. I can't really say if it has improved or made my acne worse since I didn't see major changes over a 3-month use, so it is not worth the drying effect at all. I guess even if you don't have dehydrated or sensitive skin but "normal to oily" as stated, you should still be careful that the CeraVe foaming cleansing gel is not too drying otherwise it will worsen the oil production issue and be counterproductive.

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