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Calendula Deep Cleansing Foaming Face Wash by Kiehl's

Calendula Deep Cleansing Foaming Face Wash by Kiehl's

Calendula Deep Cleansing Foaming Face Wash

Calendula Deep Cleansing Foaming Face Wash

Having lived abroad I have been familiar with Kiehl's since much before it launched in India. It was the go to skincare brand for many people around me. Oddly enough I had never tried a Kiehl's product until as recently as two months ago. Anyhoo, I have been very happy with their Clearly Corrective™ DARK SPOT SOLUTION; so was more than happy when the Kiehl's team sent me the newly launched Calendula Deep Cleansing Foaming Face Wash. 

I have now been using the face wash daily for two weeks. I have a combination skin-type with sensitivity to the sun, but no breakouts. The bottle states, normal to oily skin type and works well with my skin.  

The face wash is a clear gel that lathers up nicely with the addition of a small amount of water. It leaves you feeling squeaky clean which is such a pleasant feeling, specially in these sticky months. My t-zone remains oil-free all day long, true to the "deep cleansing" name. 

If you're wearing light makeup, the face wash removes that easily as well, however, if you are wearing eye make-up, I recommend using a separate make-up remover. 

In terms of fragrance, there is nothing too overpowering but just a hint of lemon. Kiehl's chemists have used Calendula Flower Extract, which is a traditional Chinese Medicine herb with strong anti-viral and detoxification properties. This helps clean the skin gently but thoroughly. 

Overall, I am really happy. My skin feels clean without feeling dehydrated and looks refreshed. 

Experts Speak... 

We carefully selected an amino acid-based surfactant to cleanse deeply while ensuring a gentle yet rich foam, while a vegetable-based surfactant to achieve a thoroughly clean yet not overly dry skin, the formula was developed further boosts our product’s ability to sweep dirt and oil away.
— Dr. Geoff Genesky, Head of Kiehl's Skin Care Laboratory, Research & Innovation Manager
The first step to achieving healthy-looking skin begins with gentle yet effective cleansing that protects the skin barrier. Harsh cleansers such as alkaline based ones can damage the skin barrier. Once there are tiny cracks in the skin barrier, it increases the possibility of irritation and allergies. When cleansing the face, using a soap-free formula is an integral part of maintaining the skin barrier function.
— Dr. Adam Geyer, Kiehl’s Product Development Consulting Dermatologist


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