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    The OrdinarySqualane Cleanser 50ml<p>This gentle cleanser is anything but ordinary, removing make up and impurities as it retains your skin&#8217;s moisture &#8211; unlike some harsher cleansers, there&#8217;s no need to worry about tightness after using this. Star of the show is squalane, a first-class hydrator that&#8217;s found naturally in the skin, helping to prevent loss of moisture and boost suppleness. This combines with other lipophilic esters to dissolve make up and unwanted grime for clean and clog-free pores. The hard-working formula feels balm-like when first applied, changing to a clear oil-like texture when warmed into your skin &#8211; an important feat that allows emulsifying sucrose esters to capture the dissolved make up and dirt and rinse them away. Free from soap, which can cause irritation or &#8216;strip&#8217; the skin, this crowd-pleasing cleanser respects your complexion&#8217;s natural epidermal lipids, making it suitable for all skin types &#8211; even sensitive ones.&nbsp;</p>ORD053179887699151947915 stars, based on126 reviews 5.50Cult BeautyNew
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    The Ordinary Squalane Cleanser

    The Ordinary
    Squalane Cleanser
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    • Why it's Cult

      Stripping back unnecessary packaging and misleading ingredients, The Ordinary offers an abundance of brilliant, high-performance products at eye-wideningly reasonable prices – and their Squalane Cleanser is no exception! Carefully formulated for all skin types, this clever potion dissolves make up and the day’s dirt while simultaneously moisturising with a combination of squalane and other lipophilic esters. 

    • Description

      This gentle cleanser is anything but ordinary, removing make up and impurities as it retains your skin’s moisture – unlike some harsher cleansers, there’s no need to worry about tightness after using this. Star of the show is squalane, a first-class hydrator that’s found naturally in the skin, helping to prevent loss of moisture and boost suppleness. This combines with other lipophilic esters to dissolve make up and unwanted grime for clean and clog-free pores. The hard-working formula feels balm-like when first applied, changing to a clear oil-like texture when warmed into your skin – an important feat that allows emulsifying sucrose esters to capture the dissolved make up and dirt and rinse them away. Free from soap, which can cause irritation or ‘strip’ the skin, this crowd-pleasing cleanser respects your complexion’s natural epidermal lipids, making it suitable for all skin types – even sensitive ones. 

    • How to use

      Rub the cleanser in your palms to warm it until it melts into an oil. Massage into dry skin, then rinse with warm water.

    • Full ingredients list

      Squalane, Aqua (Water), Covo-Caprylate/Carpate,Glycerin, Sucrose Stearate, Ethycal Macadamiate, Malic Acid, Trocopherol, Hydroxymethoxyphenyl Decanone, Sucrose Laurate, Sucrose Dilaurate, Sucrose Trilaurate, Hydrogenated Starch Hydrolysate,Polyacrylate Crosspolymer-6, Isoceteth-20, Sodium Polyacrylate, Trisodium Ethylenediamine Disuccinate, Ethylhexylglycerin,Chlorphenesin

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    The Ordinary - Squalane Cleanser

    The Ordinary Squalane Cleanser Reviews

    So good
    It is a great product. It just works, removes everything yet doesn't strip the skin. I love it and have repurchased and will repurchase again. Wonderful first cleanse.
    Squalane Cleanser
    Gorgeous inexpensive tool! I use it in the evening to remove makeup. I rub a small amount in my palms, apply it to my face, add a little water and massage. Then I wash it off. The result is clean skin, sometimes I don't even use the second stage of cleansing. Шикарное недорогое средство! Использую вечером для снятия макияжа. Небольшое количество растираю в ладонях, наношу на лицо, понемногу добавляю воды и делаю массаж. Потом смываю Итог кожа чистая, иногда даже не использую второй этап очищения.
    I love this cleanser! Creamy at first, then oily. I would recommend rubbing it between your hands first, then applying it to your face, as it takes a while to melt. It helped my dry combination skin a lot. it hydrates and leaves a super soft skin texture. Just a pity that it's been out of stock for 4 months now.
    Not the best
    This is okay, it does remove makeup and sunscreen, but you have to rub it a lot before it melts, which I really don't like. I had to melt it in my hands before applying. There are plenty of other options at the same price point that are much easier to use. I give it 4 stars as I feel it will be very good if you have dry skin - it doesn't strip it skin at all, very nourishing.
    Not a fan
    I wasn’t a fan of this unfortunately. The consistency was cream/oily and didn’t take any makeup off or cleanse my face, I felt I had to cleanse again with another product after using this product. I bought it as I read it was good for combination skin and I’m prone to oil but I think this made me oilier.
    I really had high hopes for this as I love the ordinary but sadly I was left very disappointed. Very thick and would not emulsify. So could not get it off all. I sprang a lot longer on my facial routine because of it. In shock.
    Milky, light, yet works its magic
    Use it for makeup removal mostly. Prefer it more than the oil unless it's a heavy makeup day. You can still use it as a single cleanser if wearing minimum or zero makeup. It's has a milky texture, doesn't run out of your hands or face till you start spreading it and massaging your face. Getting rinsed easily. Tried using it as a classic makeup removal milk and a cotton pad. Not the way to go (at least for me) as it's getting into the pad more than onto the face. Will consider repurchasing it.
    Don't need the more expensive ones, this does it all!
    I hate foam and milk or sticky feeling afterwards cleansers, tried a lot from Estee Lauder to Kiehls..(Kielhs was ok but sticky), and the price is a gift :)
    Good for the price
    It takes 60 seconds of massaging to turn it into an oil-consistency, and then it works very well, removing even waterproof makeup. However, there are many products out there that do not require as much labour to get them to work.
    Gorgeous cleanser at amazing value
    Great simple cleanser with effective results - comfortably removes makeup including eyeliner and mascara and worked really well with my sensitive skin. Doesn't leave the skin feeling tight. My only comment would be the size is smaller than most of my other cleansers so doesn't last as long, however still incredible value for money!
    Love this!
    I've tried quite a few the ordinary products, and this has to be one of my faves. Leaves my face feeling clean and hydrated!
    It's a decent cleanser. Not your regular foaming face-wash. It does a good job at keeping your skin nourished after cleansing.
    Decent first cleanse
    This cleanser removed my face makeup & sunscreen but it did not take off my mascara & eyeliner It is a great size for the price
    It's Alright
    I can understand why other people would like this product but it didn't work that well on my combination skin. It's very light
    Spots at first but love this now.
    Love this!
    I use this as my second cleanser in my double cleansing routine. I take off all my makeup with micellar water and then I go in with this one afterwards. I love it! It's very soft and gentle on the skin, but my skin still feels really clean and it does not make me break out.
    Good but not the best
    It’s a good product and it feels nice when you washed it off. I’m not a big fan of the texture and it’s not the best cleanser.
    Stings eyes like crazy
    Wanted to love this, so many good reviews and so affordable. Worked nicely on my face, removed make up and skin was soft afterwards. But my eyes can’t take it - stung like no other cleanser. I’m a contact lens wearer so my eyes are a bit sensitive. If that’s also you, I’d avoid this around the eye area.
    I've been using this cleanser for a week now and I'm blown away. The overall complexion and redness of my skin has faded in such a short time. I use this on an evening before I get in the shower (you apply to dry skin) then wet and use my usual aloe foam cleanser and it's just made such a difference. My new staple.
    Amazing product. Squalene is such a good fatty, emollient for the skin, so this removed impurities beautifully whilst hydrating. I initially thought it might be too small a product however the properties of squalene allow for fluidity and easy spread across the skin meaning a little really does go a long way.
    I've repurchased this product a number of times
    Does the job effectively even removes heavy makeup and eye makeup - no additional eye makeup remover required. I love how soft my skin is after applying this.
    Fab cleanser
    I still like a foaming cleanser to feel completely ‘clean’ but this cleanser is really gentle and soft and doesn’t dry my skin out after washing off. It removes all my makeup and there are no stinging or sore eyes from harsh chemicals. I like using this on a morning as my skin feels supple and ready for the day!
    Reduced texture but left skin tight.
    I used to use micellar water because I don't wear much makeup anyway so I couldn't be bothered with a wash-off cleanser, but I noticed small bumps all over my cheeks so I picked this out because it was cheap and I didn't want to spend a lot. After 3 weeks of twice-daily use my cheeks are smooth however my skin is left feeling a bit tight. This is normal as I have dry skin but just a warning to use a hydrating toner after.
    The best
    This is the best cleanser I have ever used. I have dry, sensitive skin and even after one use it makes a massive difference! My skin feels softer, doesn’t feel dry and leaves me with a nice glow. I have tried so many cleansers but nothing beats it, amazing for the price too, would recommend.
    Comforting cleanser.
    I use this first thing or if I’ve not had too much makeup on. I wouldn’t expect it to get rid of a full face of slap! I just enjoy using it as a nice way to feel fresh and cleansed first thing to kick off my morning routine. My skin is dry and it doesn’t feel stripped after using. A good little product for a really reasonable price.
    Nice product
    It is gentle yet efficient. I really like it, especially for the price.
    Love it
    Used this just over a week now and makes my skin feel really nice I only been using once a day in evening part of double cleanse and I use for 5 minuets really work it into my skin and my skin starting to get better.
    Very gentle!
    Clean well and skin feels good after using it.
    very good and efficient at removing makeup and cleaning the skin, quite a small bottle tho, but an all round good product
    Nice gently morning cleanser
    I prefer to use it in the morning or no makeup days because it's not strong enough to remove the foundation nor mascara. Or maybe as a second cleanser since I have very dry skin.
    I am a big The Ordinary brand, but I have mixed feelings about this product. It has a nice texture, looks like a cream at first and melts into oil. That’s why I tried this as a first cleanse, but it’s not good with waterproof mascara. I use it as a second cleanse now or in the mornings and it’s doing a fine job
    DDL Testing
    Great product
    Love this product!
    Really soothing product which cleanses your skin well! I have oily breakout prone skin and this has worked well for me and is gentle on the skin.
    I love this cleanser, when I first used it alongside some other ordinary products I broke out a small bit for about a day or two, but after continuously using it, it has helped my skin so much. I have never really had a skincare routine, but have started to develop one using the ordinary products and this cleanser is by far my fave cleanser ever, it makes me so happy with how much it’s helped clean up my skin and it makes it smooth. I use it every day and feel so confident in my skin now and going out without makeup. I do have to say that I find the bottle a bit small as I’m close to running out already after about 2 weeks but I think that’s my fault as I didn’t really know how much to use
    miracle cleanser for my skin
    I’ve always struggled with sensitive skin, usually leading to breakouts. I’ve been using this product for just a week and the difference in my skin is incredible. I began using the cleanser with a breakout of whiteheads and large pores, I also have VERY oily skin. This product has helped to clear my skin; i still have the odd spot but nothing near how bad it was. My pores are less noticeable and it has helped significantly reduce the amount of oil on my face. Thank you so much!
    Very gentle
    I really love this cleanser. I have very sensitive skin that reacts to most skincare products by breaking out with whiteheads. I bought this to be my first cleanser with the idea in mind that I would have to use a second cleanser afterwards to make sure this didn't block my pores, but have found that it is so gentle and non-clogging that I don't need to double cleanse after using this - a huge win! My skin has cleared right up, my sebaceous filaments have become soooo much smoother and smaller, and its just a lovely feel on the face. Does a very thorough job. One downside is the size of the bottle though!! I go through one in about 3 weeks, so feels like a lot of waste is being produced by throwing out packaging that often.
    Perfect cleanser
    I love everything about this cleanser - it's so hydrating and cleansing and feels great on the skin without drying it out or leaving a tight feeling, unlike some other cleansers. Its also super soft and gentle on your skin and doesn't hurt your eyes at all - will definitely purchase this product again!
    I really like the texture of this cleanser, it’s very silky. I think it’s easy to think you need more than you do and it doesn’t go far but you don’t need more than a pea size. It doesn’t make my skin feel dry after using like a lot of cleansers. I gave the product 4 stars not 5 just because it’s only 50ml and I feel like I’m going to need a new one in a few weeks which isn’t ideal when I use it twice a day, every day and the more of these I buy in a short space of time is more plastic waste in the oceans!!! Should be at least 100ml, 200ml would be best. I’m 26 and have dry skin.
    Its a good one!
    I love Elemis and Drunk Elephant cleansers! This is a great option if you are on a budget but still want that lovely massage oil cleanser feeling when you wash your face. It does not have any fragrance really so not really aromatic but what it lacks in fragrance it makes up for in sensation and price!
    I like this!
    I have sensitive skin and only use The Ordinary products daily, I love the products! I take off my makeup before using this Squalane cleanser and its fab for extra removal of makeup. Used with the Moisturising factor + HA, it leaves my skin soft and glowing.
    The perfect morning cleanser! I love everything about it. it didn't strip my dry skin. I will definitely buy again
    Very impressed
    I have very dry skin but also very prone to acne lump flares ..This thoroughly cleaned and moisturised my skin and it did not make me break out at all. My skin felt smooth like satin and it actually reduced some wrinkling I had and I love the fact it is only tested on humans, it is very reasonably priced. All of the benefits none of the hype
    Yes, that is the one
    Amazing. I just wish the bottle was bigger :)
    Not suited for sensitive skin
    It melts all of the make up really fast but, unfortunately, it leaves my skin red and irritated. I have combination skin. Doesn't have a strong smell which I like.
    Decent make up remover/cleanser. Such good value. Face feels clean and not too tight afterwards. Easily rinses off with water. Gets waterproof eye makeup off too. It's very gentle.
    It does what it says
    I love cleansers in general and this product was no disappointment. My skin feels incredibly polished and like skin after I use it. I would love if it came in a bigger size. Also note that I rarely use makeup, I just like how it makes my skin feel.
    My Skin Felt Summer Soft In The Winter
    I’m not an expert on creams, the last I used was the Nivea two in one toner and cleanser but this made my skin feel so soft. It’s winter so my skin has been dry and this gave moisture back to my face without making it feel greasy. It was very easy to make the cream turn into an oil consistency however a little goes a long way in my experience.
    It's a keeper
    I don't wear makeup at all but I use sunscreen daily, so although I've never wanted to use a balm I thought I'd try this. It's perfect! It goes from a thick cream to an oily, comforting balm that spreads really easily on my skin, cleaning it of all traces of SPF and any other pollutants my skin encounters during the day. It never feels harsh or leaves my skin feeling stripped. Just nice and clean and ready for my night routine. And for this price ... you can't beat it.
    Mixed feelings
    It's not a great cleanser, or it just didn't work well with my skin. I don't know. I won't buy this again.
    Perfect but...
    Cleanser is perfect, but the price for 50 ml is extremely high, if you compare to price of 50 ml of any other cleanser, this one has a price typical for luxury goods
    Not sure...
    I love the concept of the product and I love the brand, but it feels like it leaves a layer of grease and doesn’t remove makeup as deeply as other oils. (Bodyshop for instance) Very inexpensive!
    This has to be my favourite cleanser. Yes the price is a bonus but the only other cleanser to leave my skin this soft is Emma Hardie. I cant agree more, please make bigger sizes!
    Love this!
    I used to use Clinique's cleansing balm but when it ran out I had a week to go before payday so couldn't afford to replace it so tried this instead - I'll not buy the Clinique stuff again as this is equally as good and so much cheaper. Lasts ages and takes off all my masses of mascara without stinging my eyes. Sorry Clinique, I did love you but I love my squalane even more.
    I'm a sucker for balm cleansers, my usual rotation is Clinique's take the day off, Eve Lom, EH Moringa Balm and more recently DE Slaii. After using this cleanser, it is the softest my face has ever felt after cleansing, I will definitely be purchasing the bigger size, I'm hooked!
    Amazing product
    I was so keen to try out this product since it was announced because I LOVE The Ordinary brand and this did not disappoint - in fact, it impressed me so much. It really is so gentle on my skin and doesn't dry it out at all. My face feels so soft and hydrated afterwards which is amazing. As for removing makeup... YES! It did a fantastic job removing my makeup and I was shocked. This product definitely does everything it claims to do and I absolutely love it. I will definitely purchase it again
    The best
    Love, love, love. I advise everyone to try! I'm afraid mine will be over before it comes back in stock :(
    Great product
    Love this cleanser. Works really well and leaves my skin feeling soft and moisturised.
    Amazing. Will stock up in future. More pleasant than Glossier Milky Jelly (nicer smell and less invasive).
    The Ordinary cleanser
    Great cleanser, great price.
    Favourite cleanser
    This is my favourite cleanser I have ever used. Cleans and removes make up without stripping the skin and without making it feel dry. Absolutely love it. I have sensitive dry skin.
    I love it!!! I take off my makeup with water from the E-cellar, and then use it for cleaning, because I like to do double cleansing.
    New favourite
    My 13 yo daughter and I both LOVE this cleanser and just made 2nd purchase. I am picky with my cleansers preferring an oil like Bare Minerals or Shu Uemura (if feeling rich), but this is fantastic. Removes every trace of mascara, doesn’t sting our eyes (we’re both sensitive) and leaves skin feeling soft and moisturised. 50ml is great for traveling, but please The Ordinary do offer a bigger one soon!
    So goooood!
    I love it!!!I remove my make up with mi-cellar water and then I use this for cleansing, because I like to double cleanse. It's really good as a cleanser, I bought 2 directly 2 and I am so glad I did. I will repurchase!
    The ordinary
    Fabulous product at fabulous prices and by the way the best site I have used well done
    Don't bother
    You can find better cleansers. I know the price of this cleanser is good, but you can literally spend 10-20 pounds for more product, and more effectiveness. Please don't bother, it's not that good.
    It is not the best cleansing product. It works but I would not buy it again. It works for removing makeup but not great as you need a generous amount of product.
    Everything you want in a cleanser
    It's my go to, fuss free and genuinely works, soothing and easy to use, my skin feels so much better after.
    Excellent for removing makeup
    I don’t use this at all for cleansing my skin as it works much better as the first step of a double cleanse to remove makeup. It easily emulsifies all the makeup which can then be removed with cotton wool pads dipped in hot/warm water. Follow this up with your regular cleanser and treatments and I promise your skin will be back to normal after a whole day of makeup. Very pleased with this product and such a good price.
    The best cleanser I've ever used
    I have dry to normal skin and this is the best cleanser I have found for my skin type! It is not stripping on my face which is a problem I have had with other cleansers, and it leaves my skin feeling moisturised yet cleansed effectively. Is also great for removing makeup- when I've followed with micellar water there hasn't been anything left! This cleanser does it all and I can't recommend it enough for the price- the only issue is the 50ml ran out quite fast, so I've now bought a 150ml size!
    Simple and effective
    I bought this after suffering a bout of fungal acne on my face and body. It has helped my skin so much.
    Can’t live without
    My go to cleanser for first cleanse, I use this to remove make up / SPF then follow with something to target my skin problems. My skin is oily and sensitive and this doesn’t irritate and leaves my skin feeling clean but not tight. Can’t go wrong for the price, I only wish there was a bigger size !
    Nice one!
    I have oily skin but this product works really well. It will change from cream to oil when you rub on your dry face but it doesn't give me any uncomfortable feeling after using it at all. It's the only cleansing that I use for my eye makeup. No breakouts after use. So far so good! The delivery was really fast and customer service is always helpful and reply quickly. I appreciate that.
    Amazing results
    The best cleanser aka makeup remover... I don’t need to double cleanse and saves me from using cotton pads to take off eye make up. I hope you could size up... the 50ml size not enough as tend to use a morning cleanser too. Gives you a smooth, hydrated feeling after your rinse off with warm water. Really amazing result for me.
    I love this cleanser, leaves my face feeling moisturised and not tight.
    Great product
    It’s a great cleanser - I was amazed to see that only a little amount was enough to completely remove my makeup and make me feel hydrated afterwards. I only use this cleanser. I don’t do double cleansing. I feel this is enough.
    Good cleanser
    I like this cleanser, it's easy and no fuss to use. I haven't used it that much but when I have it's left my skin feeling clear and smooth.
    Feels like heaven
    The best thing to ever happen to my skin. My skin must love me right now. It has only been 5 days. And it is velvety and bright
    Love this, removes make up and my skin feels so lovely after! Definitely recommend this one!
    I wasn't sure quite what to expect given the relatively low price, but I've been so impressed with this cleanser! A week into using it and it's already become a staple for my super sensitive combo skin. I only occasionally use light makeup (no foundation) but lots of SPF and this has done the job in cleaning all of that for me.
    Effective cleanser
    I’d read a lot of varied reviews about this cleanser before buying it. I’ve always liked The Ordinary products and this cleanser doesn’t disappoint. I don’t wear a lot of make up on my face but do wear quite a lot of mascara and eye makeup. I’d read some reviews that say it doesn’t get rid of heavy makeup well, but I’d disagree-it gets rid of it all! I use a bamboo cloth soaked in warm water to take it all off after I’ve rubbed the product into my face and it works really well. I don’t feel the need to warm the cleanser my hands first as the instructions say as I feel that running it into my face has the same effect. It doesn’t feel quite as luxurious or nourishing as other cream cleansers I’ve used (that cost 3/4 times the price!) in that the bamboo cloth feels rougher on my skin after using this cleanser. However, it does the job just as well as more expensive cream cleaners and for the price, I can’t complain!
    Amazing product,
    I love how how soft my skin is after applying
    Wish it didn’t run out so easily
    I really love this cleanser! I use it to take my makeup off and it gets the job done. The directions are to melt it into an oil in the palm of your hands but this never happens for me and it wastes product, I’ve just got to put it straight into my face. I also wish it didn’t run out so easily and the product could be a smidge bit bigger! It’s very gentle and doesn’t aggravate my skin or cause spots like other oily cleansers to have. It also doesn’t leave a horrible oily film on your face! I’ve seen lots of people use it as a morning cleanser as well and may give that a go as it’s so gentle.
    works just fine
    Gentle morning cleanser
    Absolutely love this as a gentle morning cleanse... I wouldn’t feel like it’s enough for a night time cleanser after wearing makeup all day... Just because I don’t think it turns milky enough after applying water for it to really lift all the day's dirt - second cleanse maybe.
    Works wonders!
    So, coming up to the end of the first purchase of this. I have just ordered another. I have been using this morning and night for about 5 weeks now. This removes every speck of makeup. As with any new beauty regime, I did experience the dreaded skin purge. I’m now coming out on the other end of that after a painful and soul-destroying journey. My face feels AMAZING! If I could give more stars I would. I use this with the hyaluronic acid AM/PM buffet AM/PM and the AHA peeling solution every 4 or 5 days or so.
    Love this
    It's so effective!
    This cleanser is the first one to convince me to give up any other types that involve tissues and cotton discs, as I just couldn't believe how well it does its job with only rubbing it into the skin and then washing with water. I used to waste away tons of tissue trying to get my stubborn makeup out. Definitely value for money and low waste!
    Not for me
    Unfortunately, I’m part of that 0.01% of people that this did not work well on. I really wanted it to work but it made me dry (even tho I’m oily and this is an oil cleanser)...
    Amazing product
    The only cleanser that’s ever worked for my acne prone skin. Also the only cleanser I’ve repurchased. Amazing results.
    You can't deny this does clean your skin and removes makeup, although If you have a history with breakouts or acne, I would advise you to avoid. my problem area with acne/spots is on my lower chin, and I can keep this under control usually, but since adding this cleanser into my routine, and testing on my skin for a few weeks to give it a fair shot, my acne has flared up so much, and created patches elsewhere on my face also. It has completely dried out my chin( main problem area) and make it very itchy, dry and painful.
    Really nice cleanser, I recently started using The Ordinary products and I'm so impressed. This cleanser is so nice to use and leaves my skin clean and fresh
    one of my favourite cleansers
    A great cleanser that is gentle and effective, I've recommended to my friends.
    A must have!!!
    This is the best cleanser I have ever used, from the first time i used it I knew I had found the soulmate for my skin. I'm always surprised how much my skin glows after using this.
    Lovely gentle cleanser for me!
    Really like this, I don't do much skincare but really happy with the simple ingredients and how to use it: no faff, just massage in, wash off and that's it! My skin feels smooth and gently cleaned. I wouldn't say its a great makeup remover though but still, would recommend as a good gentle cleanser. A lovely price tag + simple packaging and design. Will defo buy again x
    I Love This Cleanser !!
    I usually use this cleanser in the morning and I like how gentle it is, the skin doesn't feel stripped or dehydrated. just great !
    So good!
    Amazing stuff!
    A great oil based cleanser
    I love this cleanser and the formula is so easy to use and apply. It would be great as the first step in double cleansing as it is oil-based so gets right into the dirt and grime. I have oily skin and it doesn’t leave the face feeling oily after and my skin feels refreshed. Only giving 4 out of 5 as haven’t tried it with makeup yet so not sure how good it would be but so far so good
    Very gentle
    This is a great cleanser and it's not overly stripping, a bit too small and doesn't remove foundation well but great when not wearing any makeup!
    Perfect for day with less makeup
    I barely wear makeup (mascara, brows, camo drops from Dr Jart) but do wear sunscreen and have dry skin, so I usually lean towards a balm but I hate using those and this is perfect and thick, makes me feel like I don't need to double cleanse and also is really hydrating and my skin doesn't feel irritated or dry (I'm prone to redness and eczema). So if you'rr a ‘cake it on’ kinda gal maybe not really for you, but if you're like me, I’d really give it a try!
    Sadly Disappointed
    I was really disappointed with this product mainly because of the amount needed to wash face properly. I don’t think I wear that much on my face but felt I needed to use quite a lot to feel satisfied my face was clean - so afraid I will not rebuy as it is just not worth it . A rather over hyped product in my humble opinion .
    Great gentle cleanser
    This is so gentle on the skin - definitely recommend and will be purchasing again.
    My go to cleanser!
    I’ve lost count how many times I’ve bought this now, at least 7+ times. I always have at least one and a spare in. I love how clean my skin feels when I use it and it really washes away any residue either from overnight skincare products or daily grime, leaving a really nice clear base for me to layer up my skincare. It’s not harsh, so it doesn’t break me out, but also leave my skin feeling nice and fresh. My holy grail!
    Perfect for sensitive, oily skin.
    Perfect result for perfect price. Ideal for second cleansing.
    Very good quality/price
    Good product it's very affordable. The bottle should be bigger!
    Good product, ridicolous wasteful packaging
    The cleanser itself is lovely, amazing texture and melts away makeup. However for a cleanser to come in a 50ml bottle is not just a ridiculous idea but also very bad for the environment as you will go through one every 2-3 weeks. If The Ordinary is committed to sustainability they should change this to come in a tube/bottle of at least 120ml (or ideally 190ml). If this happened I would give 5 stars for sure.
    I have sensitive oily skin
    It’s really good! Especially for this price. Didn’t break me out at all, which surprised me. I find it a first alright stage cleanser. It’s good. It doesn’t smell, it kind of break out into oil rather slowly, but other than that, it’s really a good price-quality ratio.
    Broke out in spot
    I loved how nice the product felt when applying but unfortunately it did not agree with me. I brought this as a cheap alternative to get me by until payday but it broke me out in spots.
    Brilliant Cleanser
    I absolutely love this cleanser; I have difficult combination skin, that is very prone to clogged pores and blemishes, yet also dehydrated in places. The cleanser has a lovely texture, which melts from being cream/balm-like to a soft oil. It rinses completely clean, without residue, which I love! My skin always feels properly cleansed, including my clogged pores. It's also a wonderful cleanser to massage in for a deep clean, due to the lovely texture. Definitely the best cleanser I have used to date.
    The best cleanser!
    This cleanser just melts the make-up away and leaves your skin feeling so soft! I have never used a product before where all of my make-up is removed in one go. Definitely my all-time favourite cleanser.
    Squalane Cleanser
    I love this cleanser. Not only does my skin seem soft and luminous after using it but the price point is extremely good for the quality of the product. I will be reordering the larger size next. Such great value for money, you can't beat The Ordinary!
    The best cleanser I’ve ever used. It melts the most stubborn makeup and leaves skin soft and smooth with no residue. I wipe off with a muslin cloth and it works a treat. I just wish they did larger tubes!!
    Doesn't do anything
    I was really excited to try some of The Ordinary products, however, I was so disappointed in this one. It doesn't remove the makeup properly, I had to use another cleanser afterwards as this one would leave lots of the makeup on the face (sometimes when I only had powder on). I ran out of it really fast and was disappointed. It also dries out the skin.
    My Fave Cleanser
    I love this cleanser, great at removing make-up and leaving my skin feeling soft. Only wish the bottle was a bit bigger as 50ml is quite a small bottle for a cleanser I use morning and night.
    Really good
    It's a great makeup remover that leaves my skin clean without stripping it. It dissolves makeup just perfectly without irritating my eyes and my sensitive skin feels just great after this cleanser. I'll definitely repurchase it, and I wish The Ordinary offered it in a larger tube... 150 ml? Would be a dream come true!
    Brilliant... but!
    Great cleanser, removes every scrap of make up leaving the skin soft and smooth. Only complaint is the amount of product. Although it appeared to be sealed, the container seemed half empty when it arrived and having used it for barely 2 weeks it is now almost gone completely.
    As good as anything I've used. Silky and gentle.
    Double cleansing is my religion and I loved this. Most oil or balm cleansers are either cheap and bad or good and overpriced. This is cheap but reeeeally good, like better than some of the most popular ones. This leaves no residue! I prefer this to the Clinique Take the Day Off Cleanser! My only issue is that the size is way too small for an oil cleanser, should be like double or triple the size, it runs out for me in like 3 maybe 4 weeks.
    One of the best!
    I use this as part of my double cleansing routine. Love how it doesn’t strip the skin, it really is gentle, my face feels soft afterwards. But it takes a while to turn into oil tho... gotta really work it out. That part really baffles me. I probably squeezed a little too much. But once it’s nice and oily, it removes all traces of makeup effortlessly! Doesn’t sting the eye even. Already on my 3rd!
    Works great and doesn't irritate my eyes
    This is a great product, at a great price. I've been using Clinique's Take the day off, which was super effective but harsh on my sensitive eyes. I tried this and it is as effective in removing all make up, including waterproof mascara - just needs a bit gentle insistence - and my eyes love it. Plus, it is half the price per ml. So a great product with great results at a great price, what more would I ask for? I'm waiting for it to be restocked so that I can repurchase before I run out of it. PS: I would really appreciate a larger size!
    Good Cleanser
    The texture is great. Once I work it into the skin, it becomes a bit oily and breaks down makeup.
    I never knew how much I needed this
    This takes off your makeup (I wear Double Wear) and preps it for 2nd step cleansing. No irritation, feels luxe, not overly oily either. Great product all round.
    The ordinary cleanser
    Great cleanser, great price.
    Will be repurchasing
    This is what I would call a life-changing product - really love how soft it makes my skin feel while taking off my medium/heavy eye make up.
    Just try it! Absolutely gorgeous!
    Fab cleanser
    Fab cleanser, no scent, gentle but effective. I will repurchase again and again.
    If you have dryish skin and stubborn make up this is for you! I am amazed at how easily my Japanese waterproof solid mascara comes off. Only downside is the bottles a little small!
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