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Purpose Gentle Cleansing Bar 6 oz (170 g)

 
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Purpose Gentle Cleansing Bar, 6 oz
 
4.4

(based on 104 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (70)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (16)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (11)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

90%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Cleans effectively (34)
  • Lathers well (23)
  • Pleasant smell (18)
  • Gentle (15)
  • Leaves clean feel (14)

Cons

  • Dries skin (4)
  • Unpleasant smell (3)

Best Uses

  • Facial soap (27)
  • Shower (14)
  • Daily use (13)
  • Baths (11)
  • All skin types (10)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (20), Brand buyer (18), Quality oriented (3)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Best Overall Facial Bar

This is such a wonderful day-to-day soap. I've been suffering from moderate acne since I was a teenager, and after 7 years it's gone away thanks to purpose. I massage this onto my...Read complete review

This is such a wonderful day-to-day soap. I've been suffering from moderate acne since I was a teenager, and after 7 years it's gone away thanks to purpose. I massage this onto my face for 60 seconds every morning in the shower and I have soft, smooth, clean skin. Never over dries.
However, you may want to buy something with more exfoliating power to use every once in a while since Purpose doesn't go beyond the first layer of skin. It's amazing at removing oil but not over drying. It also removes most of the dead skin and blackheads/whiteheads. However, if you still have dead skin and whiteheads/blackheads use supplement your daily Purpose routine with something that has more exfoliating power, such as a Philosophy cleanser or other high-end cleanser. It's okay to spend big on a exfoliating cleanser because the cheap ones will rip your skin off or be irritating.
This bar lasts me 3 months of daily use, since you use so little of it each time to get a great lather. Highly, highly recommended. Just try it, it's so cheap and simple!! Remember, once a day for 60 seconds.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

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It works good on clearing up blemishes but it also dries out your skin. Seeing how i already have dry skin i've had the problem of peeling skin lately. I probably wouldnt buy this...Read complete review

It works good on clearing up blemishes but it also dries out your skin. Seeing how i already have dry skin i've had the problem of peeling skin lately. I probably wouldnt buy this again. I think this would work well for someone with oily skin, but if you have dry sensitive skin like me i would look into something eles.

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5.0

Would Be Lost Without This Product

By kayly

from Midwest

describe yourself Budget Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Balances Skin
  • Gentle
  • Improves Skin Texture
  • Leaves Clean Feel
  • Moisturizing
  • Not Greasy
  • Unscented

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Acne-Prone Skin
    • All Skin Types
    • Combination Skin
    • Daily Use
    • Dry Skin
    • Good For Face And Body
    • Oily Skin
    • Sensitive Skin

    Comments about Purpose Gentle Cleansing Bar, 6 oz:

    I am now 73 years old and have used this cleansing bar for many years. It was originally recommended to me by both a dermotologist and a pharmacist. I have a mild case of rosacea and feel this "soap" has helped to keep it from getting worse. I actually use it all over my body and have for years. I feel it is a big reason why I never, even in dry, winter weather, have trouble with dry skin. I still use lotion on my body and a moisturizing cream on my face, but this non-allergenic glycerin type soap is the basis for my personal cleansing routine. I believe my long-term use of this product has given me a complexion that gets compliments and keeps dry skin from being a problem. I would be lost without it.

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    5.0

    Can't find in stores!

    By Debbie the Nurse

    from Baltimore, Maryland

    describe yourself Budget Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Gentle
    • Leaves Clean Feel
    • Not Greasy
    • Smells Great

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • All Skin Types
      • Daily Use

      Comments about Purpose Gentle Cleansing Bar, 6 oz:

      This is the best body soap I have ever used!

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      5.0

      A Decade of Use

      By Thomas

      from Raleigh, NC

      See all my reviews

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Gentle
      • Leaves Clean Feel
      • Not Greasy

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • All Skin Types
        • Combination Skin
        • Daily Use
        • Oily Skin

        Comments about Purpose Gentle Cleansing Bar, 6 oz:

        A soap that is not overly drying. I've used it more than a decade!

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        5.0

        the best face soap for me

        By k in lv

        from las vegas, nv

        See all my reviews

        Pros

        • Gentle
        • Leaves Clean Feel
        • Not Greasy
        • Prevents acne

        Cons

          Best Uses

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

          Comments about Purpose Gentle Cleansing Bar, 6 oz:

          This is the only face soap I will use. Its the best face soap, and once I started using it per my dermatologist's recommendations, I have been extremely pleased. I rarely if ever break out now that I use this, and any time I stray and try a different soap I inevitably break out. its the best!

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          5.0

          Gentle, long-term soap

          By BlueGull

          from Seattle, Wa

          See all my reviews

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Gentle
          • Leaves Clean Feel
          • Not Greasy

          Cons

          • Melts

          Best Uses

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

          Comments about Purpose Gentle Cleansing Bar, 6 oz:

          I use it as the exclusive face and body soap I use. I am sensitive to perfumes and additives (like for anti-perspirant soap), and this soap cleans without irritating.

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          5.0

          Best face bar ever

          By Moody skin girl

          from Long Beach, CA

          describe yourself Budget Buyer

          See all my reviews

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Balances Skin
          • Gentle
          • Leaves Clean Feel

          Cons

            Best Uses

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

            Comments about Purpose Gentle Cleansing Bar, 6 oz:

            I was recommended this face soap YEARS ago by my dermatologist. I have had acne (mild) since I was a teenager and still have breakouts as an adult. I would describe my skin as combination skin now but I breakout still (although only a couple of zits) just about every month right with my cycle. I swear by this soap. It is gentle but effective. Not too drying but not moisturizing. I use moisturizer on the areas that need it AFTER I wash my face. It tends to help keep my skin clearer and removes make-up well. No scent. Lasts a long time (as long as you don't let it sit in water), and easy to hold in my hand (who thought that would be a bonus!). Very gentle, not over drying. Will only use this soap on my face/neck/chest. HIGHLY recommend it.

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            5.0

            The best for sensitive skin

            By 60 and staying healthy!

            from Ft. Worth, TX

            See all my reviews

            Pros

            • Gentle
            • Leaves Clean Feel

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Combination Skin
              • Daily Use
              • Sensitive Skin

              Comments about Purpose Gentle Cleansing Bar, 6 oz:

              I use this in the shower as a body bar every day. I have always had problems with extremely sensitive skin. It tolerates NO scent or moisturizing additives.
              15 years ago my doctor recommended purpose. I have tried other brands of sensitive skin bars and liquids but they all left my skin irritated. Purpose is the only one for me!

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              5.0

              Only soap my family uses.

              By GeeDee

              from Richmond, VA

              describe yourself Brand Buyer

              Pros

              • Gentle

              Cons

              • none

              Best Uses

              • All Skin Types
              • Dry Skin
              • Sensitive Skin

              Comments about Purpose Gentle Cleansing Bar, 6 oz:

              Drugstore.com to expensive. Other online stores are $0.75 to $1.00 less expensive.

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              5.0

              Good experience

              By 1 percent wannabe

              from Miami Beach, FL

              describe yourself Brand Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use

                Comments about Purpose Gentle Cleansing Bar, 6 oz:

                Great!

                Service and delivery comments:

                It was great to do business with you. Keep doing a good job!

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                2.0

                Not my favorite

                By Lauren

                from Denver, Co

                describe yourself Brand Buyer

                See all my reviews

                Pros

                • Leaves Clean Feel
                • Not Greasy
                • Smells Great

                Cons

                • Dries Out Skin
                • Ineffective
                • Messy
                • Skin feels "too clean"
                • Skin feels tight
                • SKIN FEELS UNCOMFORTABLE

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Purpose Gentle Cleansing Bar, 6 oz:

                  I bought this face bar, because I wanted something simple and gentle as I used my prescription acne cream. It made my skin feel extremely tight, dry, and very uncomfortable. It also broke me out a little bit and I felt like my skin went completely "out of balance" and that it was stripping my skin of all of it's moisture, which is especially bad for acne-prone skin. I would, however, recommend this to people with VERY oily skin without acne, but pair it with a good moisturizer to use immediately after. It's also a very messy soap bar that melts easily and makes a big mess. It's too big and bulky and is inconvenient.

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