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I have tried hundreds of types of face wash.  That statement is probably true.  I always have at least two that I am rotating.  I just love trying new things!

I find that a good face wash really just needs to be simple.  Nothing fancy.  It needs to clean.  And leave me feeling fresh, not stripped.  That’s all.  Bonus points if it is all-natural, all-foamy, and matches my moisturizer.  But really, I like ’em simple.  Here are my current faves!

(Read all my “My Favorite Things” posts here!)


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  1. Purpose Gentle Cleansing Wash is always good.  It is gentle fresh-feeling.  I love that it works for all skin types!  And, it is cheap.  BTW, it is marked down to $4.66 on Amazon now!  Can’t beat that!
  2. Neutrogena Fresh Foaming Cleanser is the one product I keep coming back to.  I love it primarily because it removes ALL makeup.  I mean ALL makeup.  No eye-makeup remover necessary.  And, it just feels good.  I always have a bottle of this on hand.
  3. I have been using Burt’s Bees Soap Bark & Chamomile Cleansing Cream recently and love it.  Last year I read about the benefits of a deep clean cleanser.  I wash with this and leave it on for about 30 seconds and let it do its thing.  It tingles and smells amazing :).
  4. I got Kiehl’s Ultra Facial Oil Free Cleanser free with my participation in the L’Oreal Consumer Testing Program.  (If you haven’t read about this program – do it!  It is awesome!)  This face cleanser is pretty great.  I wouldn’t pay $24.15 for it.
  5. The CeraVe Brand is simple and complete.  I love their Foaming Facial Cleanser – but I really just love that the whole brand works seamless together.  And their moisturizers are amazing.

So, the next time your face needs a present – give it the best!