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Review: Guerlain Secret De Purete Cleansing Foaming Cream

By Beautifulbuns

It’s that time again – time to change a new cleanser! After my last one (CNP’s Purifying Foaming Cleanser), I’d actually changed over to the Illi one, but it had such an overpowering jasmine scent that  I decided to go forth for another one that had a completely different scent (of course, the fact that it has a beautiful white and gold packaging helps.hah!)

Guerlain Secrete de Purete cleansing foaming cream Guerlain Secret de Purete Cleansing Foaming Cream


Guerlain Secrete de Purete cleansing foaming cream 1

Guerlain Secrete de Purete cleansing foaming cream 2

Guerlain Secrete de Purete cleansing foaming cream 3

I say… 

  • To be honest, I was pretty surprised to see that this wasn’t the usual tube-cream cleanser – I guess I wasn’t expecting it.
  • It comes in a pump bottle that dispenses the foam.
  • Sure, it does do away with the (somewhat) hassle of having to work up a foam.
  • The foam is pretty dense compared to some others I’ve tried.
  • The bubbles don’t immediately fizzle out upon contact with the skin – in fact, it actually remained rather solid for a good 30 seconds or more.
  • Even without water, you can spread it smoothly over your skin and carry on with your cleansing.
  • During massaging, there’s a good layer of cream between your fingers and face.
  • The longer you massage, the smoother your face will be after you rinse it off.
  • It’s a thoroughly luxurious cleansing session – the scent is superrrr.
  • Even after rinsing off, the sent still remains.
  • It leaves my skin feeling rather clean (using 2 pumps for the full face, twice), but there’s a very, very slight taut feeling – it doesn’t up the hydration levels much.

I’ve never been a fan of these sort of foam cleansers simply cos it requires a little more effort to get your skin completely clean. I’d recommend this for days when you have no/light makeup on.


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