Skincare

REVIEW ~ Clean & Clear Deep Action Refreshing Gel Cleanser (Oil-Free)

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Clean & Clear is a drugstore skincare brand. I used to love it as a teenager. Whatever minimum skincare routine I had, it was all from there. As I grew up my skin’s needs changed and I started trying other brands. Recently when my Neutrogena Oil-Free Acne Wash Pink Grapefruit Facial Cleanser (Click here to read my review on it) was almost finishing I got a little panicked. I usually get backups for all my products well in time but this time around with cleanser I had no idea which one to get next. I thought to repurchase Neutrogena Pink Grapefruit Cleanser only but on my way to get it I spotted a gel cleanser by Clean & Clear and after much contemplation picked it up instead.

Clean & Clear Deep Action Refreshing Gel Cleanser (Oil-Free) comes in a 150 ml transparent bottle and has a purple pump. The product is of gel consistency and green in color. Its smell reminds me of detergent and it’s strong.

This cleanser works really nice. I find it gentle on my skin. I use it most mornings before my face wash. It instantly cleans the face of any oiliness or product from last night leaving a pretty clean slate for my face wash. The best thing about it is the way it tingles the skin. It feels so nice and cool. It’s like a jolt of freshness.

It is pretty great with removing makeup too. I don’t purchase makeup removers so any cleanser that helps taking my makeup off completely is always well appreciated. However it doesn’t take off waterproof mascara. I have also noticed if I use it alone sometimes, my skin gets very dry. But as long as I am applying a moisturizer after it, I am all good.

If you are a teenager, this would be a great product for you to use after school or any time in between the day whenever you feel your skin has a lot of dirt or oiliness on it after a game session or some similar activity. It works nicely for adults too. I use it anytime I feel my skin has gone unbearably oily.

I got this cleanser from Lulu Hypermarket Seeb. It was for RO 1.890. Compared to any other drugstore brand, Clean & Clear’s cleanser is half the price and I think it’s pretty good.

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A Bit of Shopping

The New Things + First Impression

I did a bit of shopping in last two weeks but they are all random bits so I decided not to do a proper haul post. I will mention them here in pieces though. Let’s start with these two.

Clean & Clear Deep Action Refreshing Gel Cleanser (RO 1.890)

I am almost done with my Neutrogena Oil-Free Acne Wash Pink Grapefruit Facial Cleanser (Click here for my review about it!) and I wanted something to replace it. First I thought to repurchase it but then I saw Clean & Clear one and thought to give it a try. So far it has been amazing. It is gentle, tingles in a good way and leaves behind a clean skin. I have been using it for over a week now and really like it so much that I have forgot to finish my Neutrogena cleanser. #reminder You will hear all about it soon in a few weeks time.

Wella Pro Series Heat & Shine (RO 2.200)*

I haven’t really spotted a heat protector in any stores here so when I saw Wella Heat & Shine it was a must-buy. My hair is in a bad state right now and the hair fall won’t stop. I thought to do as much as I can to protect whatever is left of my once luscious locks. I have tried this spray just once before I blow dried my hair. The result was pretty good. My hair didn’t go rough. They were smooth, soft and had a shine to it that was never there before. Let’s hope the result is consistent. I will do a post as soon as I have formed a solid opinion.

*You can get it for RO 2.050 from Carrefour

Guys, I might be blogging a bit on and off for the next couple of days because I am having a bit of an eye situation here. Nothing serious, they just need a little off time from the laptop and work. Also, Eid is hardly two days away and things will get pretty hectic from ummm right after I click Publish here, ha. Regular posts will resume from Monday 28th September, if I go MIA. 🙂

Much Love! xx

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