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Desert Essence Thoroughly Clean Face Wash with Organic Tea Tree Oil and Awapuhi 8.5 fl oz (251 ml)

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Desert Essence Thoroughly Clean Face Wash with Organic Tea Tree Oil and Awapuhi, 8.5 fl oz
 
4.0

(based on 99 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (49)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (25)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (10)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (9)

79%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Leaves clean feel (46)
  • Not greasy (29)
  • Gentle (25)
  • Improves skin texture (25)
  • Balances skin (22)

Cons

  • Bad smell (14)
  • Dries out skin (8)
  • Messy (5)
  • Irritates skin (4)

Best Uses

  • Oily skin (22)
  • Daily use (21)
  • Combination skin (20)
  • All skin types (11)
  • Sensitive skin (11)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (31), Brand buyer (14)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Simply the best for acne

Love tea tree oil. There are so many uses for it. I purchased the large size because I had problems with itchy dry scalp and adult cystic acne. So I have been using...Read complete review

Love tea tree oil. There are so many uses for it. I purchased the large size because I had problems with itchy dry scalp and adult cystic acne. So I have been using it on my hair particularly on the scalp and it has worked wonders. For my skin I use Cuticura soap and alternate with this as well. I will leave this on my skin for a couple of minutes while in the shower. Seems to sink in and fight the bacteria. I then add 1 drop to my cotton ball soaked in my toner. After the toner I mix 2 drop of tea tree oil, salicylic acid(neutrogena Rapid clear) 1 drop of jojoba oil, and a bit of glycolic acid -alpha hydrox 10% oil free cream. I mix it on the palm of my hand and apply it to my face at night and in the morning. I add a tiny bit of tea tree oil to my concealer to cover any acne and dark spots left from the acne or when I feel something coming.. The jojoba and and glycolic help to moisturize the skin which is important with acne prone skin otherwise it will make acne worse. You may need to play with the amt of jojoba and tea tree oil depending on skin type. I have tried many expensive products and done alot of research. I have learned that you need to kill the acne causing bacteria & stop it from speading and giving you more acne (tea tree oil) Keep pores clean and exfoliated(salicylic acid, glycolic acid) and very important moisturized (jojoba oil) or any other moisturizer that works for you.I love to run so I never leave the house w/o SPF Moisturizer. My skin is balanced again. The reason why I used tea tree oil in just about everything that I put on my face was because I had a horrible cystic breakout that spread like wild fire wished I had used it sooner. Tea tree oil got it under control. Am so thankful.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Good

I find this cleanser to work as it should as a cleanser, but nothing majorly fantastic about it. The smell is a little on the strong side, but I don't mind it that...Read complete review

I find this cleanser to work as it should as a cleanser, but nothing majorly fantastic about it. The smell is a little on the strong side, but I don't mind it that much since it's just a strong "natural" smell. It cleans well but does not remove eye makeup, so just make sure you use a seperate remover for that (jojoba oil works great).

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5.0

Great Product!

By Turtlegirl

from Indianapolis, IN

describe yourself Budget Buyer

Pros

  • Gentle
  • Improves Skin Texture
  • Leaves Clean Feel

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Acne-Prone Skin
    • All Skin Types
    • Combination Skin
    • Daily Use

    Comments about Desert Essence Thoroughly Clean Face Wash with Organic Tea Tree Oil and Awapuhi, 8.5 fl oz:

    I've been using this product for years, and hope that they never stop making it. Tea tree oil has always helped me with my blemishes, and I personally do not mind the smell. I buy the larger refill size for economy, and refill my 8 oz. size bottle. I feel like I may need to replace my 8 oz. bottle soon, but it has lasted me for several years. I've tried other tea tree facial washes at times when I travel, or run out of this, but this is the one I love best.

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Best cleanser for oily/larger pores skin

    By Lone Wolf

    from Stockton, CA

    describe yourself Brand Buyer

    See all my reviews

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Balances Skin
    • Improves Skin Texture
    • Leaves Clean Feel
    • Not Greasy
    • Smells Great

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Acne-Prone Skin
      • Combination Skin
      • Daily Use
      • Oily Skin

      Comments about Desert Essence Thoroughly Clean Face Wash with Organic Tea Tree Oil and Awapuhi, 8.5 fl oz:

      I use this face wash every day, followed by a walnut shell scrub, and finally a swipe with a witch hazel toner afterward. It makes my oily/combination skin skin so smooth, almost completely poreless but doesn't dry it out all, it's fantastic!

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Great product for everyday use

      By NB

      from San Anselmo, CA

      describe yourself Budget Buyer

      Pros

      • Balances Skin
      • Gentle
      • Leaves Clean Feel
      • Not Greasy

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Combination Skin
        • Daily Use
        • Oily Skin

        Comments about Desert Essence Thoroughly Clean Face Wash with Organic Tea Tree Oil and Awapuhi, 8.5 fl oz:

        I love how this cleans my face so quickly. I'm always rushing in the morning, and I don't have to spend a ton of time rinsing it off. No greasy residue, and my skin is so clear from it.

        (0 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

         
        1.0

        Horrible! Leaves a wax film on Skin!

        By Vegan Beauty

        from Canada

        Pros

        • Vegan Natural Organic

        Cons

        • Clogged my pores
        • Doesn't Remove Makeup
        • Dries Out Skin
        • Ineffective
        • Leaves Wax Film

        Best Uses

        • Should Not Be Used

        Comments about Desert Essence Thoroughly Clean Face Wash with Organic Tea Tree Oil and Awapuhi, 8.5 fl oz:

        This is the worst facial cleanser I have ever used!No joke! I have normal skin and often get complements on it. I have used quite a few products both natural and not and I strongly believe this product should not exist. I clogged my pores, left a wax film over my skin, i did not even remove makeup traces but rather just locked it in. The water would even glide of my face as a freshly waxed car would when i would try to rinse of the product. The company would not even help by sending a coupon to try another product or a refund. Total waste of money! I would highly discourage anyone from using this product. It will just ruin your skin. Very disappointed I believe it has given me larger pores. I was stupid enough to insist in using it for a couple of weeks because I had ran out of my other face wash and I did not want to waste $ by not using it. big mistake!

        (1 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

         
        1.0

        Smells vile!

        By daijumao

        from Long Island, NY

        describe yourself Brand Buyer

        Pros

        • Leaves Clean Feel

        Cons

        • Bad Smell
        • Watery

        Best Uses

          Comments about Desert Essence Thoroughly Clean Face Wash with Organic Tea Tree Oil and Awapuhi, 8.5 fl oz:

          Smells horrible. Super strong tea tree oil fragrance - worse than the pure tea tree oil I have! Hard to put this on my face without gagging.

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Wonderful.

          By Didireaux

          from Oakland, CA

          describe yourself Brand Buyer

          See all my reviews

          Pros

          • Gentle
          • Leaves Clean Feel
          • Moisturizing
          • Not Greasy

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use
            • Dry Skin

            Comments about Desert Essence Thoroughly Clean Face Wash with Organic Tea Tree Oil and Awapuhi, 8.5 fl oz:

            This oil based face wash is the best thing I've ever used to clean my face. It takes only a few drops to spread easily over your face with water, suds up a bit, clean off every trace of makeup and easily wash off. And the ingredients are all natural.

             
            4.0

            Works well with a bit of an odd smell

            By Rose

            from Wisconsin

            describe yourself Budget Buyer

            See all my reviews

            Pros

            • Balances Skin
            • Gentle
            • Leaves Clean Feel
            • Not Greasy

            Cons

            • Bad Smell

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use
            • Sensitive Skin

            Comments about Desert Essence Thoroughly Clean Face Wash with Organic Tea Tree Oil and Awapuhi, 8.5 fl oz:

            I started using this product because it is free of toxins and chemicals. Because of that it doesn't have any added frangrance, which lends to the "natural" smell, which I find a bit odd. However, the smell doesn't linger and it leaves my skin feeling smooth and clean so I will put up with it for 15 seconds a day!

             
            5.0

            Love this product!!

            By Ecobeautybuyer

            from New York, NY

            describe yourself Budget Buyer

            See all my reviews

            Pros

            • Balances Skin
            • Improves Skin Texture
            • Leaves Clean Feel
            • Not Greasy

            Cons

            • Dries Out Skin

            Best Uses

            • Acne-Prone Skin
            • All Skin Types
            • Combination Skin
            • Daily Use
            • Oily Skin
            • Sensitive Skin

            Comments about Desert Essence Thoroughly Clean Face Wash with Organic Tea Tree Oil and Awapuhi, 8.5 fl oz:

            I have sensitive skin that breaks out every so often. After using traditional acne cleansers with salicylic acid/benzoyl peroxide for the past decade, I wanted to try a natural product. It's slightly drying but has kept my skin very clear, actually clearing up a blemish I had at the start of use. The texture of my skin has become smoother as well. Great price, great product!

             
            4.0

            Doesn't dry out skin, but smells like wood

            By sax00

            from Seattle, WA

            Pros

            • Gentle
            • Leaves Clean Feel

            Cons

            • Bad Smell

            Best Uses

            • All Skin Types
            • Daily Use

            Comments about Desert Essence Thoroughly Clean Face Wash with Organic Tea Tree Oil and Awapuhi, 8.5 fl oz:

            Rated 1 by Skin deep database, reflecting it's ingredients are non-toxic overall. It leaves a clean feel that is not drying. I have normal skin that is not acne prone. It smells like wood chips. I would continue to use it.

             
            4.0

            Long Lasting Easy Clean skin care

            By Jillian

            from Louisville KY

            describe yourself Budget Buyer

            See all my reviews

            Pros

            • Gentle
            • Leaves Clean Feel
            • Not Greasy

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • All Skin Types
              • Combination Skin
              • Daily Use
              • Sensitive Skin

              Comments about Desert Essence Thoroughly Clean Face Wash with Organic Tea Tree Oil and Awapuhi, 8.5 fl oz:

              Keep in shower for daily use

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