La Roche-Posay Toleriane Hydrating Gentle Cleanser Review

Skin type: dry, sensitive

I am here with the review of a face cleanser from La Roche-Posay. This cleanser promises to be a great skin care product for dry skin. As you might already know, I have a terribly dry skin and such products come in really handy. Since I have been using this cleanser for over a month now, here is the review.

Price: $14.99 for 13.5 oz
Product Description:
Daily face wash for normal to dry skin. This cream cleanser gently cleanses skin of the face and eye makeup, dirt, and impurities, while maintaining skin’s natural protective barrier and pH. Its gentle formula helps restore skin comfort and retains essential moisture, leaving skin feeling comfortable and hydrated.

Formulated with La Roche-Posay Prebiotic Thermal Water, Ceramide-3, Niacinamide, and Glycerin
Milky cream cleanser hydrates skin
Use daily, morning and /or evening
Soap free. Sulfate free. Oil free. Fragrance free. Non comedogenic. Allergy tested. Paraben free.

Aqua/Water/Eau (La Roche-Posay Prebiotic Thermal Water), Glycerin, Pentaerythrityl Tetraethylhexanoate, Propylene Glycol, Ammonium Polyacryloyldimethyl Taurate, Polysorbate 60, Ceramide Np, Niacinamide, Sodium Chloride, Coco-Betaine, Disodium Edta, Caprylyl Glycol, Panthenol, T-Butyl Alcohol, Tocopherol.
I like the white bottle packaging. It looks so neat with its blue and black fonts. The bottle is made of plastic but is very durable. It comes with a pump dispenser which works well. I am taking this along on my next trip.

My Experience with La Roche-Posay Toleriane Hydrating Gentle Cleanser:

Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser is my regular cleanser but in between I have tried products from brands like Neutrogena, Olay, and even Kiehl’s. I use cleansers regularly, mostly during the shower-time. Since I don’t use makeup very often, I feel most cleansers work well. The Cetaphil one makes my skin feel dry and stretchy and I would reach for my moisturiser immediately after washing my face. But this one by La Roche-Posay works better for my skin.

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I got this cleanser after a discussion with the SA. She convinced how my skin needed this cleanser and how well it would suit my skin. I take a pump on my palm and use it over my wet face. I apply it in circular motions to break down oils and remaining makeup. I have used this with my Clarisonic as well and it worked well. It’s a very creamy cleanser and doesn’t foam up but I have eventually got used to it.

I guess, it’s soap free and sulphate free, so it doesn’t foam. Still, it cleanses the skin really well. When using lukewarm water, try to keep the temperature on the lower side so that you don’t end up damaging your skin. I wash it off when the wash is done or use a moist towel and wipe off the residue. This cleanser would be best suited for sensitive skin, like mine, as it has no fragrance. It stands true to its claim of being gentle.

I am glad to have got this as now I can be more kind to my skin. I have used it on my waterproof makeup a couple of times and I had to use a makeup remover afterwards because it didn’t clean well. It also claims to be a hydrating cleanser. But, in my opinion, it’s more non-drying than hydrating. So, don’t forget to use a moisturiser afterwards.

Pros of La Roche-Posay Toleriane Hydrating Gentle Cleanser:

• Gentle on the skin.
• Free of sulphates.
• Fragrance-free.
• Great for sensitive skin.

Cons of La Roche-Posay Toleriane Hydrating Gentle Cleanser:

• None.

IMBB Rating: 4/5
Would I Recommend La Roche-Posay Toleriane Hydrating Gentle Cleanser?
Yes, I like the gentle properties of this cleanser. It works well without stripping off the moisture from the skin.

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