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Philosophy Purity Made Simple® Facial Cleansing Gel & Eye Makeup Remover

What it is:A foaming facial cleansing gel and eye makeup remover. What it is formulated to do: This foaming makeup remover provides all the benefits of Philosophy's award-winning Purity Made Simple cleanser in a formula for those who love a fresh-foaming deep clean. Formulated with mild cleansing agents, it creates a fresh, lightweight foam as you lather, effectively removing dirt, oil, impurities, and all traces of makeup—even eye makeup. What else you need to know: This product rinses completely clean and leaves even oily complexions feeling refreshed.
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Questions & Answers for Philosophy Purity Made Simple® Facial Cleansing Gel & Eye Makeup Remover

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Drying? Treats pimples?
Hi! I have combo skin with a really oily T-Zone but dry cheeks. I didn't like the normal Purity cleanser as it made me break out and caused weird bumps. Also, I never felt really "clean" afterwards. BUT I hate if a cleanser gives you that "sandpaper" feeling. I just want the squeaky clean feeling without tight/dryness. Additionally I wanted to know if this prevents/removes some pimples? Thanks
asked 2 years, 4 months ago
newyorkbabe
(New York, NY)
on Purity Made Simple® Facial Cleansing Gel & Eye Makeup Remover
10 answers
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answer 1
I helped me with my acne. I was getting breakouts weekly and red pumps under the skin. I still from time to time get 1 or 2 pimples, but they're small and easy to cover up. However, I have not seen as much improvement on blackheads.
answered 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Anonymous
(redding, ca)
answer 2
Personally this has cleared up my skin immensely! It does dry it out a little bit, but after using Hope in a Jar cream after I wash my skin is glowing.
answered 1 month, 2 weeks ago
littlestb
(Toronto, ON, Canada)
answer 3
Only drying if you wash/rinse with hot water. Best to throw on a lightweight oil-free moisturizer afterwards, and treat your acne with separate products. I like Burt's Bees roll-on for acne. It smells funny, but works like a charm!
answered 5 months ago
MaganR
(Jacksonville, FL)
answer 4
I have dry skin ad do not think it dries my skin
answered 10 months ago
kharkins
answer 5
I have sensitive oily/normal skin, and it works great for me! Yo filmy feeling left post washing. Just a clean feeling.
answered 1 year ago
noelle1234
(Novato, CA)
answer 6
I love this way better then the regular purity it's more like a soap less like a lotion my skin feels clean but not super dry.
answered 1 year ago
KatieT11411
(Rockaway, NY)
answer 7
I've had great luck with this controlling pimples. My hormonal acne is not gone completely, but it seems to not be as bad. I have tried many acne products in all price ranges, and despite this not being "for acne," my dry t-zone is not as dry, and my acne not as bad.
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
curlysar
(Salt Lake City, UT)
answer 8
I have mild acne and this as actually helped my skin. Im not breaking out as much as I was before this. It gets all the dirt and make up off. If any of your friends use it maybe see if you can try it out first.
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
allypaige6
(Some where over the rainbow)
answer 9
I have combo/acne-prone skin and this product broke out my forehead and clogged the pores on my nose and cheeks in just a few days, I would look for an oil-free wash if I were you, I've heard good things about clinique's wash away gel cleanser (blue tube). Hope this helped!
answered 2 years, 1 month ago
peanut211
(Colton, CA)
answer 10
Not sure about it preventing pimples, but I would say my skin sounds similar to you, oily in the t-zone, dry in the cheeks--especially in the winter months. I felt like my skin was clean, but not stripped and dried out.
answered 2 years, 3 months ago
jch10
(Columbus, OH)
Question
Does it remove waterproof makeup?
asked 2 years, 1 month ago
jennnnn
(Brooklyn, NY)
on Purity Made Simple® Facial Cleansing Gel & Eye Makeup Remover
10 answers
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answer 1
It removed my waterproof mascara without issue.
answered 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Anonymous
(redding, ca)
answer 2
I didn't have an issue with this removing my waterproof mascara at ALL.
answered 2 months, 2 weeks ago
brothersue
(Rockville, MD)
answer 3
Yes - recommend taking out your contacts prior to cleansing though, since I'm not sure if it's lens-friendly or not.
answered 5 months ago
MaganR
(Jacksonville, FL)
answer 4
yes
answered 10 months ago
kharkins
answer 5
no it doesn't. not for me at least.
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
christinen06
(Honolulu, HI)
answer 6
I find it takes off water proof eye makeup more easily than the normal makeup removers I've tried.
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
tanyasusie
(Orange County, CA)
answer 7
Yes! its awesome!!
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
shopgal209
answer 8
It takes a bit longer but in the end it always gets it off for me. I do have to use a wash cloth when it comes the waterproof to help it.
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
allypaige6
(Some where over the rainbow)
answer 9
It took a few washes to remove my non-waterproof mascara.
answered 2 years, 1 month ago
peanut211
(Colton, CA)
answer 10
Yes, I use waterproof mascara all the time and it removes it without any problem
answered 2 years, 1 month ago
jrdiva
(Chicago, IL)
Question
How is this different from the original Purity Made Simple wash?
asked 1 year, 7 months ago
Anonymous
(San Antonio, TX)
on Purity Made Simple® Facial Cleansing Gel & Eye Makeup Remover
9 answers
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answer 1
I find it removes makeup better and the foaming makes my skin feel cleaner
answered 3 weeks ago
ecollett
(Toronto)
answer 2
Yes, this one produces a lather, whereas the other Purity cleanser does not. My go-to employee at Sephora recommended this one to me first, since most people prefer to see that lather. Since most products lather, we associate that with clean. From what I've been told, that's the only difference - the other one works just as well!
answered 5 months ago
MaganR
(Jacksonville, FL)
answer 3
I feel like the main difference is in how it lathers. It produces more foam while the original just sort of slipped around on my face without foam or bubbles. I, personally, feel like the foaming helps me get that clean feeling.
answered 1 year ago
BrittanyVee
(Destin, FL)
answer 4
This one will remove all makeup. I find purity is a nice face wash but it didn't remove my makeup very well.
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
Mistressracer
(Army Base)
answer 5
I had to use less of the product compared to the original purity made simple. This is worth the extra dollars
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
ycart
(New York, NY)
answer 6
I'm not sure of all the differences, but one is that you can use this on your eyes, while you cannot with the original PMS.
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
tanyasusie
(Orange County, CA)
answer 7
You can use it on your eyes
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
shopgal209
answer 8
It feels the same as the original except this one is foamy. It's a thick clear gel without any scent. It leaves your skin a little more drier than the original. I think it'd be perfect for people with oily skin. If you have dry skin, you might not like the dry feeling.
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
miloberry
(Los Angeles, CA)
answer 9
This Purity has a gel base which makes it super amazing a stripping off the days makeup. The original is a cream base. If you are just looking for a light cleanser that cleans, I would go with the original. If you are looking for one that can get every bit of makeup off your face and still be gentle I would go with this new one.
answered 1 year, 7 months ago
stephelise
(Lexington, KY)
Question
How long does the tube last?
Is it worth the money?
asked 2 months, 1 week ago
CRE8TIVITYISKEY
(Sacramento, CA)
on Purity Made Simple® Facial Cleansing Gel & Eye Makeup Remover
5 answers
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answer 1
bought mine at xmas still 1/3 left

occasionally use an salicylic acid scrub if I have a pimple or need to exfoliate
answered 3 weeks ago
ecollett
answer 2
I'm not sure how long a tube last, but I bought mine 3 months ago and I'm confident it will last me probably close to 6 months-year if not longer. I use a small pea size amount and thats enough. I have barely made a dent in the amount of product in the tube. Definitely worth the price.
answered 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Anonymous
answer 3
I use this product twice a day (about a dime sized amount) and every bottle last at least 2-3 months for me. Definitely worth it!!
answered 1 month, 2 weeks ago
littlestb
(Toronto, ON, Canada)
answer 4
The tube is really large. I only use a dime size because it lathers so much. At first I used too much. now I can see this tube would last months.
answered 1 month, 4 weeks ago
cindy1259
(Acushnet, MA)
answer 5
After 3 months of using it once or twice a day i still have a third of the tube left. So it lasts a LONG time.
answered 2 months ago
tessadoll
(new york, ny)
Question
Is possible to get some samples of this?
I am interested in testing this product out before making an official purchase of it. Are there any samples that can be sent to me? or could I ask for samples at the store?
asked 4 months, 2 weeks ago
jdo93
(Bayonne, NJ)
on Purity Made Simple® Facial Cleansing Gel & Eye Makeup Remover
4 answers
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answer 1
I got a small sample for my birthday. I thought it was a joke because of how small the bottle was but I got at least a weeks use out of it. It was enough for me to want to buy the big bottle.
answered 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Anonymous
(redding, ca)
answer 2
You can ask for a sample at the store. they put it in a jar for you. Plus sephora accepts used returns.
answered 2 months ago
tessadoll
(new york, ny)
answer 3
Just head into a store and any staff can provide you with a sample to take home and try:)
answered 4 months, 1 week ago
Kotyk
(Moncton)
answer 4
Every Sephora I have ever been in will make you a sample.
answered 4 months, 2 weeks ago
imhmc
(Virginia)
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Will this remove suncreens whose main ingredients are titanium dioxide and/or zinc oxide?
asked 2 years, 1 month ago
Anonymous
on Purity Made Simple® Facial Cleansing Gel & Eye Makeup Remover
3 answers
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answer 1
Yes
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
ycart
(New York, NY)
answer 2
Ive had no issues with it when it comes to getting sunscreen off after a day at the pool.
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
allypaige6
(Some where over the rainbow)
answer 3
It removed my olay sunscreen very well (zinc oxide based) as well as my foundation. I don't feel that this deeps cleans pores very well, unless you have normal/dry skin.
answered 2 years, 1 month ago
peanut211
(Colton, CA)
Question
Is this noncomedogenic?
asked 9 months ago
heygabriela
(Miami, Florida)
on Purity Made Simple® Facial Cleansing Gel & Eye Makeup Remover
1 answer
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answer 1
My skin is VERY acne prone, and I use this cleanser with no problems. It removes makeup completely.
answered 8 months ago
katharita
(San Antonio, Texas)
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Is this product for sensitive skin?
asked 5 days ago
Sophiesays
on Purity Made Simple® Facial Cleansing Gel & Eye Makeup Remover
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