I wanted to LOVE this.. but I couldn’t. I remember a while ago on YouTube it was the IT cleanser that everyone was talking about, the perfect partner to the Clarisonic and just generally the THING to have . I don’t get it. Since then several bloggers have come forward with not so rave reviews and concerns that the ingredients are far from pure as the name would suggest but that didn’t put me off. I’m not an all natural gal, give me the chemicals and the bad stuff that makes everything look so good! I’d never tried anything from Philosophy but it’s so hyped that when I found this on sale after Christmas I had to buy it.. boy am I glad I didn’t pay full price! It’s only a mini bottle but I think I paid £4.50 for it rather than the usual £9 and honestly I will never use it again, it was so drying on my skin that I just don’t understand how anyone could have loved it. My skin errs on the side of oily so something that strips that away is usually not a deal breaker for me but I used a little too much so I put it on my arms and chest and boy did I know about it once I got out of the tub. I had to moisturise several times before bed just to get my skin feeling normal again, it was so tight and itchy, not at all pure and beautiful as the cleanser claimed. Just uncomfortable.
I wouldn’t recommend you give this a go no matter your skin type as I thought mine would be the perfect test subject but I would be interested to hear from those of you who have it as I’m sure some people MUST really like it.. I can’t believe that so many YouTubers were duped in to loving it because it was the of the moment product.