CeraVe Hydrating Facial Cleanser Fragrance-Free Skin Care Product

Last updated date: June 12, 2022

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CeraVe Hydrating Facial Cleanser Fragrance-Free Skin Care Product

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Overall Take

In our analysis of 28 expert reviews, the CeraVe Hydrating Facial Cleanser Fragrance-Free Skin Care Product placed 5th when we looked at the top 7 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

DAILY FACE WASH: Gentle cleansing lotion with hyaluronic acid, ceramides, and glycerin to help hydrate skin without stripping moisture. Removes face makeup, dirt, and excess oil, provides 24-hour hydration and leaves a moisturized, non-greasy feel. NON-FOAMING CLEANSER: Moisturizing facial cleanser with a lotion-like consistency feels smooth as it cleanses, even on sensitive, dry skin. Paraben-free, fragrance-free, soap-free, non-comedogenic, non-drying, and non-irritating. Certified by the National Eczema Association. ESSENTIAL CERAMIDES: Ceramides are found naturally in the skin and make up 50% of the lipids in the skin barrier. All CeraVe products are formulated with three essential ceramides (1, 3, 6-II) to help restore and maintain the skin’s natural barrier. DERMATOLOGIST RECOMMENDED: CeraVe Skincare is developed with dermatologists and has products suitable for dry skin, sensitive skin, oily skin, acne-prone, and more. MULTI-USE SKINCARE: Skin Cleanser for face and/or body and can be used as a hand wash. Suitable for daily cleansing morning (AM) and night (PM).

Expert Reviews

Expert Summarized Score

5 expert reviews

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84,143 user reviews

What experts liked

Dermatologist recommended. Suitable for acne-prone skin. Gently cleanses and moisturizes skin.
- Prevention
This cleanser protects the skin's barrier but hydrates while cleansing, helping the skin lock in moisture after use, especially when followed with a hydrating moisturizer.
- Byrdie
It says 'normal to dry skin' on its packaging, but I have skin on the oiler side and still enjoy using this (it's important to remember oily skin needs hydration too!). It's fragrance-free, features ceramides and hyaluronic acid in its ingredients list, and has a lovely, silky smooth texture.
- Bustle
This face wash was the first product I used that actually left my skin feeling moisturized, meaning that even if I accidentally forget to apply face cream before bed, I won't wake up with dry flakes and red, itchy spots.
- Popsugar
A good value for a gel-type cleanser that hydrates well.
- BestReviews

What experts didn't like

Lotion consistency doesn’t always provide that “squeaky clean” feeling, like gel cleansers do.
- Prevention
Doesn't do a great job of removing make-up.
- BestReviews

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