Shoppers Say This $15 Moisturizing Cleanser with Over 27,000 Perfect Ratings Hydrates ‘Parched’ Skin

“I feel like this cleanser really does ‘restore the skin barrier’”
By Sanah Faroke
January 19, 2021 08:00 PM
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Washing your face is a great way to start and end your day with fresh, clean skin. On top of preventing your pillow from being smeared with makeup, you're also getting rid of dead skin cells, dirt, and other tiny impurities that can clog your pores and cause breakouts. But if you've experienced tight, dry skin after cleansing, this probably means your face wash isn't moisturizing enough. That's where the CeraVe Hydrating Facial Cleanser comes in. 

The gentle face wash has become a skincare staple for thousands of Amazon reviewers who "swear by" it for relieving dry skin. In fact, several shoppers say they've been adding it to their carts for years — and it's only $15. 

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Buy It! CeraVe Hydrating Facial Cleanser, $14.64;

According to a 2019 study in Frontiers in Medicine, as many as 70 percent of women suffer from sensitive skin — so it makes sense that there's a lot of buzz around the CeraVe cleanser. After all, it's currently Amazon's number one best-selling facial cleansing wash thanks to  over 27,000 five-star ratings and 2,200 positive reviews. 

"It's silky smooth!" wrote one Amazon shopper. "I used to not be able to wash my face multiple times a day for fear of my skin drying out. Now I can wash my face as often as I want and I never dry out. I feel like this cleanser really does 'restore the skin barrier.'"

Formulated with three types of ceramides that work together to protect the skin's barrier and lock in moisture, the fragrance-free cleanser also contains hyaluronic acid, which can help skin retain water. This extra dose of hydration can also reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles over time. All you need is one pump of the creamy, non-foaming cleanser to wash your whole face and you're good to go. 

"Every other face wash I've ever tried leaves my face feeling parched," said another reviewer. "If I didn't put lotion on instantly after washing, it would literally be flakey and dry. This hydrating cleanser leaves my face feeling soft."

And since the formula is non-comedogenic, it's designed to moisturize without clogging pores, making it a great option for acne-prone skin. Even shoppers who suffer from cystic acne say this face wash has ended their search for a formula that cleanses without overdrying. 

"In my opinion, nothing beats this stuff," said one customer. "My acne-prone skin loves this moisturizing cleanser. My skin has never looked healthier. I suffer from acne breakouts with very dry surface skin, yet an oily t-zone." The user, who titled their review "changed my life," added, "My skin looks better than it ever has. And my routine is cheaper than it's ever been."

Ready to experience clean, hydrated skin for just $15? Shop the CeraVe Hydrating Facial Cleanser on Amazon now. 

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