The Skin Recovery Softening Cream Cleanser is for those with dry to very dry skin who prefer a gentle cream cleanser that can be used around the eyes and that rinses without leaving a residue.
Water (Aqua), Hydrogenated Polydecene (texture-enhancing), Disodium Cocoamphodiacetate (cleansing), Glycine Soja Oil (soybean oil/antioxidant/emollient), C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate (emollient), Polysorbate 80 (texture-enhancing), Laureth-4 (texture-enhancing), Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer (texture-enhancing), Cocamidopropyl Betaine (cleansing), Chamomilla Recutita Matricaria Flower Extract, Beta-Glucan (skin-soothing), Paraffinum Liquidum (emollient), PEG-7 Glyceryl Cocoate (texture-enhancing), Butylene Glycol (hydration), Disodium EDTA (stabilizer), Sodium Hydroxide (pH adjuster), Hexylene Glycol (preservative), Caprylyl Glycol (preservative), Ethylhexylglycerin (preservative), Phenoxyethanol (preservative), Chlorphenesin (preservative).
Phytotherapy Research February 2014 issue 2 pages 159-66, Molecular Medicine Reports November 2010 issue 6 pages 895–901, Journal of Drugs in Dermatology September 2014 issue 9 pages 1021-5, Indian Journal of Dermatology May-June 2016 issue 3 pages 279-287
It depends on how much eye or face makeup you are using or if you are wearing waterproof mascara, waterproof makeup, or other hard-to-remove makeup. Otherwise, this cleanser effectively removes most types of makeup. If you feel you need an a separate makeup remover, Paula's Choice Gentle Touch Makeup Remover is ideal.
Paula's Choice SKIN RECOVERY Softening Cream Cleanser is slightly more emollient than Moisture Boost One Step Face Cleanser for Normal to Dry Skin, which makes it preferred for someone with dry to very dry skin. It is also more emollient than RESIST Optimal Results Hydrating Cleanser, though both the Resist and SKIN RECOVERY Cleanser are great for dry skin of any age.
While it is an option, your best bet would be to try Moisture Boost One Step Face Cleansers for Normal to Dry Skin first. If you prefer a gel cleanser, consider Hydralight One Step Cleanser for Normal to Oily/Combination Skin.
Yes! This would be a very good choice for normal to dry skin during the winter months.
This cleanser is extremely unlikely to cause blemishes. However, normal to oily and blemish-prone skins will likely find this cleanser too emollient for their skin type.
This redness-relieving silky lotion cleanser for normal to dry skin softens and refines skin while removing makeup and impurities. Extra Sensitive Skin, Redness Normal to...View full product details
This multi-action gentle cleansing gel for sensitive skin thoroughly removes impurities and makeup while softening and soothing red areas of skin. Extra Sensitive Skin, Redness...View full product details
$27.00What It Does:
CLEAR Pore Normalizing Cleanser is for all skin types struggling with oily, bumpy skin and clogged pores.
$34.00What It Does:
Earth Sourced Perfectly Natural Cleansing Gel is for all skin types who want a natural, uniquely gentle gel cleanser with a soft easy-to-rinse lather.