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Product Rave | First Aid Beauty (FAB) Face Cleanser


I purchased a First Aid Beauty kit in December mostly to try out their Facial Radiance Pads that I'd heard so much about. I still haven't opened those but what I have been using since my REN Clarimatte T-Zone Control Cleansing Gel ran out is the Face Cleanser.

From the site: "A MILD FACE CLEANSER THAT FEELS LUXURIOUS
FAB Face Cleanser gently cleanses the skin, removes surface oils, make up, dirt and grime. Its whipped texture transforms into a rich cream when blended with water. It is infused with a powerful botanical antioxidant blend that works hard to scavenger free radicals.

WHO SHOULD USE IT?
FAB Face Cleanser is ideal for sensitive or irritated skin, skin that is undergoing treatment or as a gentle alternative for healthy skin.

BENEFITS
Preserves the natural oils that protect the skin. Calms redness and irritation. PH-balanced to maintain the natural acidity of the skin. Daily use will result in fewer flare ups and reduced skin reactivity.

FEATURES
No parabens, Harsh Chemicals or Colorants.
Safe for Sensitive Skin.

Key Activities: HEAL AND SOOTHE: Allantoin, Aloe Barbadensis
Leaf Extract
COMBAT FREE RADICALS: FAB Antioxidant Booster
MOISTURIZE/BARRIER PROTECTION: Glycerin

Ingredients: Water (Aqua), Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate, Glycerin, Stearic Acid, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Stearyl Alcohol,Sodium PCA, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract, Chrysanthemum Parthenium (Feverfew) Extract, Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract, Allantoin, Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose, Disodium Cocoamphodiacetate, Palm Kernel/Coco Glucoside, Glyceryl Stearate, Disodium EDTA, Caprylyl Glycol, Phenoxyethanol
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The description in the marketing blurb is absolutely correct. The lightweight pearl hued cream depenses easily from the plastic tube and quickly becomes an even more creamy solution when mixed with water. It doesn't foam a lot but does adequately cleanse without totally stripping the skin of all its moisture. 

Solution when mixed with water

5 oz retails for $20USD while 8 oz goes for $26USD; available from the First Aid Beauty website, Sephora.com and Sephora stores. This is a product I'd recommend to anyone because it's gentle yet effective. After my experience with the REN Rosa Centifolia Foaming Cleanser I especially appreciate skin care that is fragrance free like this one.

p.s. From that FAB kit I gave my Wife the Ultra Repair Cream and she absolutely loves it. She has credited that product with single handedly saving her skin during the grim NYC winter. Seems like I need to explore more products from this line.

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