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Eucerin Sensitive Skin Gentle Hydrating Cleanser 8 fl oz (237 ml)

 
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Eucerin Sensitive Skin Gentle Hydrating Cleanser, 8 fl oz
 
4.5

(based on 112 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (86)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (9)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (8)

92%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Gentle (70)
  • Leaves clean feel (57)
  • Not greasy (43)
  • Moisturizing (31)
  • Balances skin (28)

Cons

  • Dries out skin (7)
  • Irritates skin (4)
  • Doesn't work (3)

Best Uses

  • Sensitive skin (53)
  • Daily use (40)
  • Dry skin (28)
  • All skin types (26)
  • Combination skin (12)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (35), Brand buyer (33)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Using it for 8 Years

I have oily skin and realized years ago that using soaps and cleansers that in any way, and I stress any way, are designed to dry out or control oily skin only make the...Read complete review

I have oily skin and realized years ago that using soaps and cleansers that in any way, and I stress any way, are designed to dry out or control oily skin only make the oil glands produce more oil. Most acne cleansers do the same. It made sense -- strip the oil, dry the skin, and the oil glands become hyper-active to compensate for the dryness. The skin becomes even more oily, you try it control it more frequently, it becomes oilier. A nasty cycle I would image a lot of people are experiencing.

So, I went the other way despite the extra skin lubrication I was born with and tried to find a cleanser that was hydrating, gentle, would not clog pores (very important), and make my skin feel clean without over-stripping it. I tried a couple of brand name gentle cleansers over several months, giving each one a fair try by letting my skin adjust to them (important). Eucerin worked perfectly to balance out my skin. It's very gentle, leaves my skin feeling clean without drying it out, and oil production has been significantly reduced.

I think Eucerin proved my theory that using cleansers designed for oily skin only make the skin oilier and can even lead to break-outs because if you dry out oily skin, the skin sheds more cells inside the pores and on the surface. The cells mix with the increased oil production, clog the pores, and blemishes can form.

I have been using this cleanser for over 8 years and have recommended it to many people with dry, oily, and sensitive skin. They all love it. Check the ingredients to make sure you are not allergic to anything. Then give it a try for a few months. I don't think you will be disappointed.

By the way, this is the first product review I have ever written. There are so few things I purchase and consume that are worth the time to comment on. Hope this review was helpful.

VS

Most Liked Negative Review

 

Drying to my skin

Oddly enough for a cleanser that has the word "hydrating" in its title, this cleanser did dry out my skin. It is fantastic for makeup removal, and is very gentle for...Read complete review

Oddly enough for a cleanser that has the word "hydrating" in its title, this cleanser did dry out my skin. It is fantastic for makeup removal, and is very gentle for sensitive skin, but I don't have particularly dry skin and I had to stop using this product. It just made my skin too tight, and I had to use too much moisturizer to make up for that - and then I started breaking out. I wanted to love this cleanser, but I think my skin responds better to creamy cleansers. I wouldn't use it again, but for oilier skins or for use during the summer, this might be just perfect.

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5.0

Eucerin Cleanser for Sensitive Skin

By No nickname

from Charlotte NC

describe yourself Brand Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Cleans Effectively
  • Easy To Use
  • Gentle
  • Good Value
  • Moisturizes
  • Pleasant Smell

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use - All The Time

    Comments about Eucerin Sensitive Skin Gentle Hydrating Cleanser, 8 fl oz:

    I've used this product daily for many years and it is the BEST. It does not dry out your skin and effectively removes makeup - even eye makeup. I recommend it for anybody.

     
    5.0

    FANTASTIC & I LOVE IT!

    By Working Mom

    from Queensbury, NY

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Cleans Effectively
    • Easy To Use
    • Gentle
    • Good Value
    • Moisturizes
    • Pleasant Smell

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use

      Comments about Eucerin Sensitive Skin Gentle Hydrating Cleanser, 8 fl oz:

      I was in search, and losing hope, of finding a face wash that would not irritate my sensitive & eczema prone face. I was using Cetaphil, which worked great but I didn't feel like my face was clean and it was dull looking. Plus, being in my 40's, I was looking for a product to deal with fine lines. My friend found the Eucerin Q10 products and thought I should give them a try. After reading the reviews, I decided I would. Within a week of using the face wash, lotion & cream at night I couldn't believe the difference. No more red itchy spots and my skin was glowing. Even my husband noticed how much better my skin looked. So, I'm hooked and pray that these products stay around.

       
      5.0

      Love it!

      By Marsh

      from Nassau Co., NY

      describe yourself Brand Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Cleans Effectively
      • Easy To Use
      • Gentle
      • Pleasant Smell

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Eucerin Sensitive Skin Gentle Hydrating Cleanser, 8 fl oz:

          ALways in the shower

           
          5.0

          Gentle yet effective

          By TIGRteri

          from Stratford, CT

          describe yourself Brand Buyer

          See all my reviews

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Gentle
          • Leaves Clean Feel
          • Not Greasy

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Sensitive Skin

            Comments about Eucerin Sensitive Skin Gentle Hydrating Cleanser, 8 fl oz:

            I love this product. i use the wash at night and it gets off 99% of my make up. There's a little residual mascara but I use an oil on them at bedtime and that takes care of it. In the morning I use the lotion and love that too. Eucerin products are just my favorite.

             
            5.0

            Best Cleanser for the Dollar!

            By savvyshopper

            from TN

            See all my reviews

            Pros

            • Gentle
            • Non-Drying
            • Removes Makeup

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • All Skin Types
              • Sensitive Skin

              Comments about Eucerin Sensitive Skin Gentle Hydrating Cleanser, 8 fl oz:

              I don't know why all the product reviews disappeared for this product, but I'm re-writing my prior review.

              This cleanser is the best cleanser I've ever found for sensitive skin. I've tried all the expensive stuff but this truly works.

              I got this tip from an article on good skin care from a dermatologist in France: If I have makeup on, I rinse with warm water, use one pump distributed evenly on both hands, lightly rub all over my skin and my eyes where mascara and liner has been, then rinse. I do that quickly and lightly. Then I do a second quick wash and actually massage my skin. It removes every trace of makeup and leaves my skin clean without drying it out, and without any irritation. I have hyper-sensitive skin, so if you have sensitive skin, give this a try. I always stock up when it's on sale. Excellent cleanser!

              (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

               
              3.0

              is good, but too drying!

              By rite2coz

              from NY, NY

              describe yourself Brand Buyer

              See all my reviews

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Leaves Clean Feel
              • Not Greasy

              Cons

              • Dries Out Skin
              • Irritates Skin

              Best Uses

              • Oily Skin

              Comments about Eucerin Sensitive Skin Gentle Hydrating Cleanser, 8 fl oz:

              I purchased this cleanser from a recommendation by a friend. And i also read all reviews for this product and wanted to give it a try. My skin is very sensitive, break out prone with rosacea. I really like the cleanser the first couple days using it, it really did calm the redness of my rosacea, and clearing up my bumps. Unfortunately, on my 2nd week, it started to dry out my skin, the redness came back, so as my bumps........I really want to like this because it seems very good at first, but......now I'm back to my Simple Refreshing Wash Gel, which is so far my skin acts the best with (after trying tons of cleansers ranging from drug store, [@], Department stores, and high-end brand names)...............

               
              5.0

              This helps my skin before and after shav

              By JP

              from San Diego CA.

              describe yourself Budget Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Gentle
              • Improves Skin Texture
              • Moisturizing
              • Not Greasy
              • Smells Great

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Combination Skin
                • Daily Use
                • Dry Skin
                • Sensitive Skin

                Comments about Eucerin Sensitive Skin Gentle Hydrating Cleanser, 8 fl oz:

                I use this product before and after shaving to help my sensitive skin with shaving bumps and irritation. It works well. It could be a little more fragrant, a manly smell.

                (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                3.0

                Okay.

                By skinexpert

                from newyork

                describe yourself Brand Buyer

                See all my reviews

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Gentle

                Cons

                • Dries Out Skin
                • Ineffective

                Best Uses

                • Combination Skin
                • Daily Use

                Comments about Eucerin Sensitive Skin Gentle Hydrating Cleanser, 8 fl oz:

                Thought it would be a milky nourishing cleanser for dry skin, not as expected. It doesn't make skin feel moisturized for me. Will use the product when my skin isn't as dry in summer.

                Service and delivery comments:

                Fast delivery

                (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                1.0

                Can't use properly

                By Nancy the grandma

                from Arlington, WA

                describe yourself Budget Buyer

                See all my reviews

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Gentle

                Cons

                • Dispenser didn't work

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use

                Comments about Eucerin Sensitive Skin Gentle Hydrating Cleanser, 8 fl oz:

                Dispenser didn't work it is hard to use the product when you have to take it apart - bummer

                 
                5.0

                Eucerin Gentle Hydrating Cleanser

                By Whit

                from Clemson, SC

                describe yourself Budget Buyer

                See all my reviews

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Balances Skin
                • Gentle
                • Leaves Clean Feel

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • All Skin Types
                  • Sensitive Skin

                  Comments about Eucerin Sensitive Skin Gentle Hydrating Cleanser, 8 fl oz:

                  This is the best cleanser I have ever used. It cleans off makeup and mascara (not waterproof). It leaves my skin feeling so clean and not over dry. I use it morning and night and have even used it three times in a day to fit around my schedule. Love this product. Eucerin knows what they are doing.

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