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Purity Made Simple One-Step Facial Cleanser

8 oz.

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4.6

(based on 1786 reviews)

94%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Leaves clean feel (1548)
  • Gentle (1510)
  • Not greasy (1275)
  • Balances skin (899)
  • Moisturizing (872)

Cons

  • Doesn't remove makeup (71)
  • Dries out skin (64)
  • Bad smell (61)
  • Irritates skin (49)
  • Doesn't work (42)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (948)
  • All skin types (872)
  • Sensitive skin (604)
  • Combination skin (548)
  • Dry skin (293)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (780), Budget shopper (772)

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5.0

AMAZING MAKE-UP REMOVER. ESPECIALLY WATERPROOF MASCARA

By Speedy

from BOLINGBROOK,ILL

About Me Budget Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Gentle
  • Leaves Clean Feel
  • Moisturizing
  • Not Greasy

Cons

    Best Uses

    • All Skin Types

    Comments about Philosophy Purity Made Simple One-Step Facial Cleanser:

    removes waterproof mascara

     
    5.0

    Favorite cleanser

    By Cindy

    from Manassas, VA

    About Me Brand Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • All Skin Types
      • Daily Use

      Comments about Philosophy Purity Made Simple One-Step Facial Cleanser:

      Gently cleanses your face without drying out your skin. I love the fresh clean scent as well.

       
      4.0

      cleanser that melts away dirt, oil and makeup.

      By Linda

      from Florida

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use
        • Dry Skin

        Comments about Philosophy Purity Made Simple One-Step Facial Cleanser:

        love the way it feels on my face

         
        5.0

        Fabulous

        By Bek

        from NJ

        About Me Budget Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Clears up blemishes
        • Gentle
        • Improves Skin Texture
        • Leaves Clean Feel
        • Not Greasy

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • All Skin Types
          • Daily Use
          • Dry Skin
          • Sensitive Skin

          Comments about Philosophy Purity Made Simple One-Step Facial Cleanser:

          Use this product 2x/day. It's gentle and soothing on my dry/sensitive skin. Leaves no residue. Skin feels clean and fresh.

           
          5.0

          My new favorite

          By swade

          from Dallas, Texas

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • All Skin Types
            • Daily Use

            Comments about Philosophy Purity Made Simple One-Step Facial Cleanser:

            Love this cleanser. It really does thoroughly cleanse and remove makeup, but is gentle on the skin.

             
            5.0

            Purity made simple is a Great cleanser for my skin.

            By Kousalady

            from Utica, New York

            About Me Brand Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

            • none

            Best Uses

            • All Skin Types
            • Combination Skin

            Comments about Philosophy Purity Made Simple One-Step Facial Cleanser:

            My skin feels so clean after using it. This is a Great product for any one from teens to older adults.

             
            5.0

            Love this product

            By JOAN

            from Salt Lake City, Utah

            About Me Brand Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Philosophy Purity Made Simple One-Step Facial Cleanser:

                  Love Philosophy

                   
                  5.0

                  Very Gentle! I love it!

                  By Ruth

                  from Kings County

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Gentle
                  • Leaves Clean Feel

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Oily Skin
                    • Sensitive Skin

                    Comments about Philosophy Purity Made Simple One-Step Facial Cleanser:

                    I have rosacea and oily skin. It doesn't bother my skin at all. I love it! It's so gentle!

                     
                    4.0

                    I WOULD BY THIS AGAIN

                    By HARMONY

                    from ALABAMA

                    About Me Budget Buyer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

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

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

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

                      Comments about Philosophy Purity Made Simple One-Step Facial Cleanser:

                      I HAVE BEEN USING THIS PRODUCT FOR ABOUT TWO WEEKS NOW AND I CAN TELL A DIFFERENCE. I HAVE OILY SKIN AND THIS STUFF JUST MAKES MY FACE FEEL CLEAN AND IT DOES GREAT AT WASHING AWAY MAKEUP. BEFORE I USE THE CLEANSER I WIPE MY FACE OFF WITH A FACE WIPE JUST TO TAKE MOST OF MY MAKEUP OFF. SINCE I WEAR WATERPROOF EYE LINER AND GEL AND WATERPROOF MACARA THE WIPE DOESNT TAKE IT ALL OFF SO I USE THE PURITY AND IT JUST WASHES EVEYTHING AWAY.

                       
                      5.0

                      Very clean smelling.

                      By Fran b

                      from Huntington station ny

                      About Me Brand Buyer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

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

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • All Skin Types
                        • Daily Use

                        Comments about Philosophy Purity Made Simple One-Step Facial Cleanser:

                        Every morning and just before bed. Wonderful

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                        • Q:

                          Is okay to use on sensitive skin?
                          Asked on 7/21/2015 by JoJo from ND,USA

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            purity made simple one step cleanser works for all skin types.

                            Answered on 7/28/2015 by brand expert from philosophy
                        • Q:

                          Will this product dry out my skin?
                          Asked on 7/2/2015 by Krystal from New York, NY

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            purity made simple lightly hydrates, and should not cause any dryness.

                            Answered on 7/7/2015 by brand expert from philosophy
                        • Q:

                          Would you need to use a moisturizer in addition to this product? I am used to following a 3-step cleansing routine (cleanse, tone, moisturize) and didn't know if this truly eliminates all those steps.
                          Asked on 6/22/2015 by Curious

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            purity made simple would replace your cleanser and toner. we do recommend using a moisturizer to ensure your skin stays hydrated all day.

                            Answered on 6/24/2015 by brand expert from philosophy
                        • Q:

                          Can it help acne?
                          Asked on 5/30/2015 by mom from tennessee

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            purity made simple will gently cleanse and leave your skin feeling balanced, however, it is not formulated to fight acne.

                            Answered on 6/2/2015 by brand expert from philosophy
                        • Q:

                          How long does the 8oz bottle last using twice a day? How long does the 16oz boggle last using twice a day?
                          Asked on 5/26/2015 by cschumley from Kentucky

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            the 8oz bottle of purity made simple should last approximately 2-3 months, depending on how much of the product you choose to use. the 16oz bottle should last 4-6 months.

                            Answered on 5/27/2015 by brand expert from philosophy
                        • Q:

                          Is this product non-comedogenic?
                          Asked on 5/8/2015 by seri

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            philosophy inc. develops and markets only safe, effective products. the ingredients used in our products are safe and have been developed, manufactured and packaged in compliance with the strict guidelines and regulations set by each country in which they are sold. in addition, all philosophy products are thoughtfully designed with quality ingredients for the benefit of all skin types. we do not label our products as non-comedogenic.

                            Answered on 5/8/2015 by brand expert from philosophy
                        • Q:

                          For extremely dry, mature skin, would it be better to use this cleanser or the Purity cleansing oil to remove make up?
                          Asked on 5/3/2015 by Momoko from Los Angeles, CA

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            purity made simple cleanser does hydrate lightly, however if you are interested in longer lasting, deeper hydration you may prefer the purity made simple cleansing oil.

                            Answered on 5/5/2015 by brand expert from philosophy
                        • Q:

                          I have rosacea can I ise this product
                          Asked on 4/6/2015 by Erica28 from Houston,tx

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            because rosacea is a diagnosed skin condition, we always recommend that you check with your physician before using any new products.

                            Answered on 4/10/2015 by brand expert from philosophy
                        • Q:

                          Is the product good for acne?
                          Asked on 3/18/2015 by Mel

                          1 answer

                        • Q:

                          Can this product be cleaned off with tissue? I have dry skin and do not want to wash off. Thanks.
                          Asked on 1/25/2015 by Jeanne from Ennis, TX

                          1 answer

                        • Q:

                          Can this product be used to safely remove eye make-up?
                          Asked on 1/22/2015 by Barbara from Maryland

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            purity made simple works well as an eye makeup remover.

                            Answered on 1/27/2015 by brand expert from philosophy
                        • Q:

                          Can I use this product before or after using my Mario Badescu acne or glycolic cleaners?
                          Asked on 1/8/2015 by Fayefaye1908 from Tupelo, MS

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            You can certainly use one as part of your AM cleansing regimen and the other as part of your PM cleansing regimen.

                            Answered on 1/9/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                        • Q:

                          Is this product gentle enough for my 13 year old to use?
                          Asked on 1/4/2015 by Bonnie

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            purity made simple cleanser is gentle, however due to her young age and delicate skin we recommend checking with her pediatrician before beginning any new skin care products.

                            Answered on 1/8/2015 by brand expert from philosophy
                        • Q:

                          How should I use this product paired with the Purity Made Simple Deep-Clean Mask?
                          Asked on 12/27/2014 by BrendaG from Florida

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            we recommend using this product 1-2 times a week, to deep clean and eliminate makeup buildup.

                            Answered on 12/30/2014 by brand expert from philosophy
                        • Q:

                          does it contains fragrance?
                          Asked on 12/27/2014 by excellent skin emma from Gretna, LA

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            purity made simple includes a blend of 12 unique essential oils that soften and soothe the skin, while providing this product with an amazing scent!

                            Answered on 12/30/2014 by brand expert from philosophy
                        • Q:

                          Would you say it is effective at removing blackheads?
                          Asked on 12/24/2014 by Ana

                          1 answer

                        • Q:

                          Can I use this with the Clarisonic?
                          Asked on 12/23/2014 by ani from Palmdale

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            using purity made simple with your clarisonic will offer deep cleansing, makeup removal, and exfoliation, all in one simple step!

                            Answered on 12/30/2014 by brand expert from philosophy
                        • Q:

                          Is this product oil free
                          Asked on 12/18/2014 by arlrbe from new york

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            This product is not oil-free. It contains botanically derived oils that help to nourish and condition the skin. It does not contain pore clogging mineral oil.

                            Answered on 12/19/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                        • Q:

                          Does this product contain coconut oil in it? Coconut oil seems to break me out.
                          Asked on 12/12/2014 by Miss priss from Louisiana

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            purity made simple does contain coconut alcohol. while philosophy products are thoughtfully designed with quality ingredients for the benefit of all skin types, we recognize that personal skin care concerns may arise and allergies do exist. in order to honor your best interest, we ask that you consult your doctor or allergist regarding any product you wish to add to your routine.

                            Answered on 12/15/2014 by brand expert from philosophy
                        • Q:

                          Is it paraben free?
                          Asked on 12/9/2014 by Laurie from pompano beach, FL

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            No, this product is not paraben-free.

                            Answered on 12/9/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                        • Q:

                          I would like to know the exact ingredients in this cleansing product. I am 65 and have dry skin. My skin is shiny, especially after cleansing.
                          Asked on 11/9/2014 by None from Shelby Twp. Michigan

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            the full ingredients for purity made simple one-step facial cleanser includes: water (aqua), sodium lauroamphoacetate, sodium trideceth sulfate, limnanthes alba (meadowfoam) seed oil, coco-glucoside, cocos nucifera (coconut) alcohol, peg-120 methyl glucose dioleate, aniba rosaeodora (rosewood) wood oil, geranium maculatum oil, guaiac (guaiacum officinale) extract, cymbopogon martini oil, rosa damascena extract, amyris balsamifera bark oil, santalum album (sandalwood) oil, salvia officinalis (sage) oil, cinnamomum cassia leaf oil, anthemis nobilis flower oil, daucus carota sativa (carrot) seed oil, piper nigrum (pepper) seed extract, polysorbate 20, glycerin, carbomer, triethanolamine, methylparaben, propylparaben, citric acid, imidazolidinyl urea, yellow 5 (ci 19140)

                            Answered on 11/11/2014 by brand expert from philosophy
                        • Q:

                          I have combination skin, always breakout in my t-zone. So far nothings seems to keep my random breakouts away. I'll try a new face wash and it seems to work at first and then weeks later my breakouts are back again. Does this cleanser work for combination skin? And will it keep my breakouts away for good?
                          Asked on 10/16/2014 by tyler from Denver, CO

                          1 answer

                        • Q:

                          it says use "end of each day *or* at the beginning of each morning"-- is it not recommended to use this product twice daily? I would like to start using this once my clarisonic cleanser runs out but want to make sure it's fine to use morning and night.
                          Asked on 8/30/2014 by beautyqueenx from Carrboro, NC

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            Philosophy Purity Made Simple One-Step Facial Cleanser is gentle enough for twice daily use, both AM and PM.

                            Answered on 9/2/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                        • Q:

                          Is this cleanser good for very oily skin?
                          Asked on 8/14/2014 by Drea from Madison, Wisconsin

                          1 answer

                        • Q:

                          Does this product help with acne?
                          Asked on 7/26/2014 by Alex

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            This cleanser is formulated for all skin types and is very gentle, but please note that it contains no acne-fighting active ingredients. You may prefer Clear Days Ahead Acne Treatment Cleanser, which is oil-free and formulated with 1% salicylic acid to combat breakouts without causing irritation:
                            http://www.ulta.com/ulta/browse/productDetail.jsp?productId=xlsImpprod4370703

                            Answered on 7/30/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                        • Q:

                          I have been using ProActiv for years and am looking for a more gentle daily cleanser that will be less harsh on my skin but still help manage my acne. Would this product help accomplish that?
                          Asked on 7/22/2014 by Katy from Florida

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            This cleanser is formulated for all skin types and is very gentle, but please note that it contains no acne-fighting active ingredients. You may prefer Clear Days Ahead Acne Treatment Cleanser, which is oil-free and formulated with 1% salicylic acid to combat breakouts without causing irritation:
                            http://www.ulta.com/ulta/browse/productDetail.jsp?productId=xlsImpprod4370703

                            Answered on 7/28/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                        • Q:

                          Is this product good for dry skin.
                          Asked on 7/14/2014 by Jessi from Ohio

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            Yes, this product is formulated for all skin types including dry skin. It is very gentle, tones, and provides light hydration.

                            Answered on 7/14/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                        • Q:

                          Does it come with a pump?
                          Asked on 7/12/2014 by AJ

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            No, this product does not include a pump.

                            Answered on 7/16/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                        • Q:

                          Do I need to use a toner after using this product?

                          Do you have a moisturizer for normal skin?
                          Asked on 5/24/2014 by Looking Best

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            No toner is necessary; this product serves as your cleanser, toner, and makeup remover in one!

                            For your moisturizer, we recommend Philosophy Hope In A Jar (Item #: 2209117), a moisturizer formulated for all skin types that helps reduce the appearance of wrinkles, skin discoloration, rough texture and dehydration for a radiant complexion:
                            http://www.ulta.com/ulta/browse/productDetail.jsp?productId=xlsImpprod1490044

                            Answered on 5/27/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                        • Q:

                          How long is the shelf life of this product once opened?
                          Asked on 4/8/2014 by Heather

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            The shelf life is 12 months once opened.

                            Answered on 4/10/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
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