Huxley secret of Sahara cleansing gel be clean be moist first impression

Huxley secret of Sahara cleansing gel be clean be moist
Huxley secret of Sahara cleansing gel be clean be moist

Background

200 ml
25 USD
Contains alcohol

Ingredients

Ingredient analysis by Skincarisma

Opuntia ficus-indica stem extract, water, potassium cocoyl glycinate, acrylates/beheneth-25 methacrylate vopolymer, disodium cocoamphodiacetate, cocamidopropyl betaine, sodium methyl cocoyl taurate, sodium chloride, PEG-200 hydrogenated glyceryl palmate, opuntia ficus-indica seed oil, sodium hyaluronate, citrus aurantium dulcis (orange) fruit extract, citrus medica limonum (lemon) fruit extract, citrus paradisi (grapefruit) fruit extract, citrus aurantifolia (lime) fruit extract, centella asiatica extract, betula alba bud extract, corylus avellana (hazel) bud extract, olea europaea (olive) bud extract, juglans regia (walnut) leaf extract, 1,2-hexanediol, potassium hydroxide, peg-60 hydrogenated castor oil, peg-7 glyceryl cocoate, isostearic acid, ethylhexylglycerin, sodium benzoate, citric acid, propanediol, glycerin, alcohol, butylene glycol, disodium edta, phenoxyethanol, fragrance

Claims

– Deep moisturizing
– Foaming cleansing gel
– Contains cactus extract
– Has a refreshing scent and fine lather which gently cleanses
– Leaving skin feeling smooth without irritation
– Suitable for people who look for mild cleanser, those whose skin feels tight after cleansing, desires a relaxing effect after cleansing

How to use it

If you are using an oil cleanser use that first and then apply an appropriate amount to your palms, add some water and work up a nice lather, massage your face and wash off with lukewarm water.

If you don’t double cleanse you can use this as your only cleanser.

Huxley secret of Sahara cleansing gel be clean be moist

My thoughts on Huxley secret of Sahara cleansing gel be clean be moist

I received this in one of my Bomibags and I was really looking forward in trying it.

This is a really nice cleanser. It is mild to the skin and it made me really interested in the product.

I like it. it has the same scent as the toner though. Since I only received a sample sized product (30 ml) I will only do a first impression on it.

This is a low pH cleanser, around 5-6 (I haven’t confirmed the pH myself yet, but according to other reviews this claim seem to be solid).

I was surprised when I did an ingredient analysis and realized that it contained alcohol. I really don’t like alcohol in my skincare products since alcohol usually makes my skin drier than it already is.

The packaging of the sample really sucks. It is a hard bottle, and it is really hard to get the product out of the bottle (a good tip is to remove the inner lid but be careful not to get too much product out. The clear gel is so thick that you would need something softer to be able squeeze the product out easily. The full-size product has a different type of packaging. It comes in a bottle with a pump instead so the problem with the packaging doesn’t apply on the full-sized product.

When using this I don’t experience a squeaky-clean feeling as I do with a lot of other cleansers. But I do feel that my skin gets clean. It lathers up really nice and feels really nice on my skin.

The smell is not as strong as other product in the series which I am happy about. I do feel that the scent is rather strong and I would have wished it wasn’t there at all.

It claims to be moisturizing, but I really don’t think it is. It isn’t really drying either. I would put it somewhere in between. But bare in mind I have only tried a sample (30 ml) of this so far.

I would love to try the full-sized product but the alcohol in it put this further down my list of products to buy.

Where to get it

eBay

Other cleansers

Tony Moly pikachu foam cleanser

COSRX low pH good morning cleansing gel

Holika Holika daily garden cleansing foam

 

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