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Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser
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Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser

BY CETAPHIL #16 in Facial Cleansers

4.4 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars64%
  • 4 Stars22%
  • 3 Stars9%
  • 2 Stars3%
  • 1 Star2%
4.42 / 5 based on 9,497 Reviews

Product Description

Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser works well as part of a skin care regimen to control dryness associated with topical acne medications and skin rejuvenating wrinkle products. Originally formulated for dermatologists, Cetaphil Gentle Liquid Cleanser is... see more...

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Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser
Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser
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REVIEWS
Aimee B.
11 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
Review for: Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser 16 Ounce more...
My favorite face wash of all time that I always go back to, no matter what I use. Its a pretty good deal for the price considering the big bottle lasts forever. I see a lot of reviews about the consistency of this face wash but if you can get past the “conditioner” feeling, you will never go back! I put this on my face DRY, rub it in until theres a nice white lather. Sometimes I let it sit for a couple minutes, which makes your face even softer, but then I wash it off with warm water. I was having some breakouts a couple months ago and remembered I had this. I used nothing but this & within a couple days, the spots on my face were 90% gone. It’s not specifically for acne and I don’t know if it will work for everyone but its definitely worth a try. I have really oily skin that gets oily really fast and surprisingly, this does the opposite and actually controls the oil throughout the day. I don’t even use a moisturizer because it makes my face so soft and smooth on it’s own. My dermatologist recommended this to me almost 2 years ago when I was on Accutane and I’ve been repurchasing ever since!
Kelly P.
Queen Creek, AZ
220 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
I just started using this nine days ago because I am developing a round of cystic acne. My face was gradually getting worse and before I knew it, my whole jawline and cheek area are riddled with this horrible cystic acne. I read great things about cetaphil from acne sufferers online and decided to give it a chance. I am glad I did. Since using cetaphil it has been gradually drying out my problem areas, isn't irritating my skin, and is a very gentle cleanser. The only thing is that this can be very overdrying so I suggest getting an oil free moisturizer that works for you. I use in advanced clinicals retinol cream and they pair well. Cetaphil has been worth the $10 So far. And I only need about a dime sized amount. Also do not forget to double cleanse!
Kaleigh M.
['Columbus', 'OH'], OH
29 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
Hello beautiful people! ❤️ this is my RIDE OR DIE face wash and has been for like 3 years now, so I'm very excited to share this with you.
PROS:
- one of the top brands of skin care products recommended by dermatologists! ✔😜 (my dermatologist recommended this specific face wash for my dry, acne prone skin)
-easy to find! 🕵🏽‍♀️(I got mine at my local cvs)
-a little goes a long way! (I literally use half a pump for each use)
-it's gentle! 😃 it does not take any moisture out of my skin
CONS:
-does not have any exfoliating grains & does not leave you with that almost minty fresh feeling on your face after you wash (this is only a con if this is what you look for in a face wash)
Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser
ZENOBIA M.
North Las Vegas
46 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
My skin is noticeably softer..
I have been using this Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser as a face wash for the past 8 days, just before bed. I have had fewer breakouts (My skin is very sensitive). There is no greasy feeling after I use it. My skin has been feeling softer and smoother. I do also use an exfoliating citrus face wash in the morning in addition to this, but I've found that I can get by just using this. It does leave my face dry, so I use it with a moisturizer, but I always feel super clean after I use it, and I love that it doesn't have any strong odors, which is why I would skip washing my face at night and just use a make-up remover... I'll keep using this product
Elizabeth K.
Lithia Spgs, GA
28 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
Review for: Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser, 16 fl oz more...
So I have a love/hate relationship with this. When I first started using it I loved it. The redness in my face went away and it wasn’t irritating at all. I didn’t even have to use lotion afterwards which is crazy because my skin is extremely dry. However, after a week or so I started breaking out. I feel like this cleanser is good for sensitive skin but it doesn’t combat acne. I feel like this is really good for someone who just has dry-non acne prone skin. I also loved that you don’t have to use water to wash your face with this, but it does not take makeup off well.
Kelsea S.
Chesterfield, VA
184 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
This has been a cleanser that I have used for years! Since high school! It does a great job of cleansing the skin, and it very very gentle. If you have sensitive skin, this is so calming, and the gel is so soft and just glides onto the skin. Massaging this in to the skin, gently, I had no problems with redness or breakouts, or dryness afterwards! I sometimes will even catch my boyfriend using this! Lol. So it is for men and woman. I purchased mine from Walmart, and have for evvvvver! I recommend. Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser
Hannah B.
Chicago, IL
12 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
Review for: Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser, 16 fl oz more...
This is my go-to, have to have it face wash. I’ve tried a lot of other options for sensitive skin and always, always come back to this - it is literally the only face wash gentle enough for my incredibly sensitive skin. My only complaint (and the reason I gave it four stars) is that sometimes it feels like it’s not cleansing enough, especially if I’ve been wearing makeup, but double cleansing usually does the trick.
lindsey s.
113 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
Review for: White more...
I use this to clean my beauty blender in the morning. I have in the past used it on my face though, and I am really impressed with how gentle but effective it is at removing my face makeup and cleansing my skin. There are other cleansers that work better for me so I prefer to just use this for my sponge, because I like to wash my beauty blender with something I would put on my face. I like the formula as well and would recommend to anyone with sensitive skin.
It's J.
Ithaca, NY
9 reviews
Review for: Cleanser 8 Oz more...
I like how this cleanser is so gentle and is fragrance free. It seems like a very no frills cleanser. However, that’s probably the only good thing about this. It doesn’t do much for my face and doesn’t foam. I feel as though it doesn’t work well as a cleanser. I use it after I cleanse just to add moisture and to just give a final cleanse to it. This would be good for those with very sensitive skin or other skin conditions that need very gentle products.
Yesi D.
111 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
So i got this in a set of sephora favorites. And i never was a fan of cetaphil products. And let me tell you my eyebrows and upper cheeks were flaky and scaly and red so bad from a reaction (like seborrheic dermatitis) had from peppers. And they were probably like that for 4 days. I used 2 cleansers and baby eczema cream and didn't see a difference and one product actually made it worst. So last night i decided to use this it didn't have a smell. And when i cleanse my face it felt oily and had a weird sensation. Ok so i wake up in the morning and what just happened the redness was gone and like a good 90% off my face was better, i was so shocked because i didn't think it would make it better from one night of use. So 👍👍
Ines J.
Baton Rouge, LA
82 reviews
Is this good for sensitive skin?
Kathleen L.
Albany, NY
19 reviews
Will this cleanser help fight acne even though it's supposed to be more gentle?
Michelle L.
Pittsburgh, PA
100 reviews
Everyone says its amazing! is it good?
Mica O.
Pontiac, MI
Is this good for dry/oily skin
Raysha L.
North Bergen, NJ
45 reviews
On the packaging, it says this product can be used as a gentle mask as well. Has anyone tried this?

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