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Clarifying Cleanser C2

with Glycolic Acid, Salicylic Acid and Lactic Acid

In stock - Vegan and cruelty-free - Free returns - Klarna pay later

    • Our bestselling cream cleanser contains a powerful trifecta of acids at a low pH to clarify oily, congested, blemish-prone skin.
    • Glycolic acid (4%) and lactic acid (1%) exfoliate skin.
    • Salicylic acid (2%) penetrates deep into the pores.
    • Free of parabens, silicones, PEGs, SLS, SLES, and mineral oils. Vegan and cruelty-free. Made in the UK.
    • Facetheory products contain a high concentration of actives, so only a small amount is required per use. 180ml usually lasts our customers around two months.

    PORE PERFECTION

    Over 85% of our customers like to pair this glycolic cleanser with Supergel Oil-Free Moisturiser M3 for non-comedogenic hydration.

    Clarifying Cleanser C2 is specially formulated for oily and congested skin and doubles as a glycolic face peel. A powerful triple blend of alpha and beta hydroxy acids purifies pores and minimises redness while gently resurfacing your skin. Available scented or unscented. The scented option contains cold-pressed mandarin essential oil.

    Recommended for

    Combination or oily, acne-prone, congested skin.

    Active Ingredients
    Avocado
    Easily absorbed and high in antioxidants and beneficial fatty acids.
    Glycolic Acid 4%
    An alpha hydroxy acid that helps exfoliate skin cells by breaking down their bonds.
    Lactic Acid 1%
    An alpha hydroxy acid that helps exfoliate skin by breaking down the material that binds together skin cells.
    Salicylic Acid 2%
    A beta hydroxy acid, salicylic acid helps regenerate skin cells and resurfaces your skin to leave it soft and bright.
    Sweet Almond Oil
    This non-volatile, non-fragrant, non-irritating oil is extracted from almond seeds. A rich source of triglycerides and oleic, linoleic, and myristic fatty acids.
  • Splash your face with lukewarm water. Apply a pea-sized amount to skin and massage in. Leave for a minute, then rinse off.
  • Aqua, glycerin (humectant from rapeseed), glycolic acid (4%), glyceryl stearate SE (emulsifier), salicylic acid (2%, BHA), sodium glycolate (salt of glycolic acid), polyglyceryl-6 stearate (emulsifier), prunus armeniaca (apricot) kernel oil, cetyl alcohol (naturally derived non-drying coconut fatty acid), prunus amygdalus dulcis (sweet almond) kernel oil, lactic acid (1%, AHA), sodium salicylate (salt of salicylic acid), glyceryl caprylate (emollient), persea gratissima (avocado) oil, sodium lactate (salt of lactic acid), polyglylceryl-6 behenate (natural emulsifier), cetyl hydroxyethylcellulose (plant-derived thickener). Scented version contains citrus nobilis peel oil (d-limonene: 0.2045%; linalool: 0.00225%).


    This product is free from


    Animal ingredients, benzalkonium chloride, benzophenones/benzophenone derivatives, bisphenol a (BPA), butoxyethanol, BHT, carbomer, coal tar dyes, -cones, ethanolamines (MEA/DEA/TEA), formaldehyde, hydroquinone, liquid petrolatum, methyl cellosolve, methylisothiazolinone, methylchloroisothiazolinone, mercury, mercury compounds, mineral oil, oxybenzone, parabens, paraffin oil, pentylene glycol, phenoxyethanol, phthalates, polyethylene glycol (PEGs), resorcinol, siloxanes, sodium nitrite, sulfates, thimerosal, triclosan, triclocarban.

  • pH3.50
    Packaging Glass jar with recyclable aluminium lid (plastic free)
    TextureMedium viscosity cream cleanser.
    Alcohol-free
    Cruelty-free
    Vegan
    Paraben-free
    Silicone-free
    Sulphate / SLS-free
  • You can choose your delivery options when you pay.

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    Trackable two working day UK and Northern Ireland delivery by Royal Mail. We're dispatching on-time but due to COVID-19 your order may be delayed in transit.  We're finding most of our carriers are delivering on time but some international orders may need a little longer.
    UK DPD Next Working Day (tracked) - £4.99
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    Rest of world (5-10 days) - £4.99
    Tracked delivery. Courier depends on country. International customs charges are generally not payable on orders less than £100 however we cannot be held responsible for any additional charges or delays due to customs inspections in your delivery country.
    RETURNS
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