Wednesday, March 28th, 2012

Survey Says

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  • Favorite face cream?
  • Favorite face cleanser?
  • Favorite face exfoliator?

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68 thoughts on “Survey Says… March 28th, 2012

  1. Fave face cream: Neutrogena. Or Nivea.

    Fave face cleanser: CVS knockoff of Cetaphil.

    Fave face scrub: St. Ives Apricot Scrub or table salt mixed with cleanser. (My skin likes heavy duty mechanical exfoliation. The more grind, the happier it is. :D)

  2. jenny

    Face Cream– Shea Moisture lotion
    Face Cleanser– TBD
    Face exfoliator– Artistry Essentials Scrub

  3. Leslie

    Face cream: Derma E Antiseptic Tea Tree and E Oil Cream!!! I discovered this recently and it accomplishes everything a girl in her mid-20s with disgustingly oily skin could want. It takes care of pimples, dry patches, seborrheic dermatitis, moisturizes the parts of my skin that are tight and dry and controls massive amounts of oil. Absolute HG. Any oily gal looking for a moisturizer should check this out!

    Cleanser: Neutrogena Oil-Free Acne Wash

    Exfoliator: Boots No7 Total Renewal Micro-Dermabrasion Exfoliator

    • amy

      I’m 38 years old, well past my acne prone days, and my skin is relatively “normal”, but I absolutely love that same Derma E cream. It is so lightweight and I think it can benefit any skin type. I actually prefer to use this on days my skin feels a little tight/dry, but most days I use Shea Moisture Baby Lotion.

      My favorite cleanser is Trader Joe’s Tea Tree Oil Face Wash or plain castile soap along with my favorite exfoliator, a Sephora dual sided face brush. Every once in a while I use a paste of baking soda & water-inexpensive, effective, and no chemicals.

  4. Favorite face cream?
    Rosaliac by La Roche Posay

    Favorite face cleanser?

    Favorite face exfoliator?
    Avene Purifying scrub and Kanebo peeling powder

  5. Bertha

    I change these up all the time but my current favorites:

    1. Cream: Korres overnight sleeping facial at night, Korres wild rose serum/brightening cream during the day.

    2. Cleanser: Korres milk protein cleansing cream

    3. Bliss Pore Perfecting facial polish

  6. t_zwiggy

    Favorite face cream? Jan Marini Transformation Cream
    Favorite face cleanser? Jan Marini Bioglycolic Cleanser
    Favorite face exfoliator? Dermalogica Skin Prep Scrub

  7. ESC

    Favorite face cream? Garden of Wisdom (GoW) Majik Coconut Revival Cream
    Favorite face cleanser? GoW Honey Butter Whipped Creamy Cleansing Lotion
    Favorite face exfoliator? Bulldog Original Face Scrub

    All natural products, no break-outs at all!

  8. Joy

    Favorite face cream? Hope Miracle Worker
    Favorite face cleanser? Origins oil cleanser
    Favorite face exfoliator? NutraSonic

  9. Jula

    face cream: Lush Celestial
    face cleanser: Philosophy Purity Made Simple
    face exfoliator: Lush Ocean Salt

  10. Audrey

    Face cream: The Body Shop’s Aloe Day Cream. This stuff is the BEST for my sensitive skin. I don’t know what I’d do without it.

    Cleanser: MAC’s Cleanse-Off Oil.

    Scrub: Snap’s Gentle Scrub. Snap is a Canadian brand, their scrub is very gentle and non-irritating.

  11. Joanne

    Clinique Moisture Surge – My combo skin needs moisture and I get dry patches in the colder months. This stuff is AMAZING. I keep it in the fridge and wear it at night and I wake up with glowing skin…seriously. LOVE!
    Bare Minerals Deep Cleansing Foam – Leaves my skin squeeky clean and supple.
    Philosophy Microdelivery Exfoliating Wash (say that 5 times fast) – Is gentle enough to use daily and really does its job!

  12. Ess

    Face Cream: Neostrata Night Repair Cream
    Face Cleanser: Shiseido Aqualabel White Clear Foam OR Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser
    Face Scrub: I can’t bring myself to use a scrub after reading literature reviews on facial exfoliation. I only use chemical exfoliants. My favorites are Peter Thomas Roth Un-Wrinkle Peel Pads OR Kate Somerville ExfoliKate

  13. Favorite face cream?:Pangea Organics Nigerian Ginger.

    Favorite face cleanser?: Pangea Organics Egyptian Calendula.

    Favorite face exfoliator?: Reviva Labs Pomegranate Scrub.

  14. Dana

    Face Cream– Murad Clean Scene Begging for Balance (yeah, this is for teens and I’m 34 but it works!)
    Face Cleanser– Cetaphil for Oily Skin
    Face exfoliator– Physical – Boscia Smoothing Facial Polish Chemical – PTR Gentle Complexion Pads & Origins Zero Oil Toner

  15. Jj

    Cream: lush celestial
    Cleanser: dr. Hauschka almond cleanser
    Exfoliatior: Dr. Hauschka as well and avene triacneal

  16. Face Cream : Olay Beauty Fluid

    Cleanser : Clean&Clear Morning Burst

    Scrub : St. Ives Apricot Scrub

  17. nancy y.

    face cream: Cerave moisturizing lotion

    face cleanser: neutogena foaming face wash

    face exfoliator: neutogena oil free grape fruit scrub

  18. Marian Humin

    Favorite face cream? Nivea
    Favorite face cleanser? Lancome Galatee Confort
    Favorite face exfoliator? Retin-A

  19. Mariella

    Favourite face cream: daytime-Ole Henriksen; night-time-Clarins Blue Orchid Oil (not really a face cream)

    Favourite face cleanser: tough one because I have quite a few faves but Jouviance (Canadian brand)Purifying Cleansing Milk or Erno Laszlo Sea Mud Soap

    Favourite face scrub: either one my facial cleansers on a Buf Puf or Philosophy’s Daily Exfoliating Wash (or whatever it’s called)

  20. Jen

    Favorite Face Cream – Kiehl’s Ultra Facial Cream
    Favorite Face Cleanser – 1/4 teaspoon castor oil + 3/4 teaspoon olive oil
    Favorite Face Exfoliator – St. Ives Apricot Scrub

  21. Arres

    Face cream: le embryolisse
    Face cleanser: clinique soap
    Face exfoliator : schüssler salz ( a kind of salt what to help to detox ) i use this to peel of for my face

  22. Nicolle S

    Favorite face cream? Neutrogena Oil Free Moisturizer
    Favorite face cleanser? Simple (brand) face wash
    Favorite face exfoliator? St. Ives

    My face is sensitive and I break out when a product aggravates my skin. After I began using Simple, I noticed that I haven’t broken out and my face is smooth and less red! I love it. Also, I only use St. Ives on my nose and the moisturizer every time I wash my face

  23. Mandie

    Favorite face cream? Origin’s Night-A-Mins and Origin’s Perfect World with SPF
    Favorite face cleanser? Neutrogena Oil Free Cleanser
    Favorite face exfoliator? Origin’s Modern Friction

  24. Mabbott

    Favorite face cream: CeraVe AM for the day, Ziaja Chamomile Face Cream at night

    Favorite face cleanser: Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser & Shiseido Ultimate Cleansing Oil

    Favorite face exfoliator? Olay Regenerist MicroDermabrasion & Peel Kit & Chella Enzyme Exfoliating Crema Mask with Lactic Acid and Sugar Cane

    There’s are my favorites for right now, but I rotate products with the weather.

  25. beachgal

    face cream: Firming Facial Age Corrector Cream – Dr. Denese

    face cleanser: Tie – 1)Purity – Philosophy 2) Perricone Nutritive Cleanser

    face scrub: Exfolikate – Kate Summerville

  26. Elysia

    Fav Face Cream: Neutrogena
    Exfoliator: Clinique 7 Day Scrub
    Cleanser: still looking for a fav…

  27. Favorite face cream? Boots Sensitive Hydrating Moisturizer – good, rich & cheap!
    Favorite face cleanser? One Hand Washes The Other (indie brand) Black Magic cream soap
    Favorite face exfoliator? Philosophy Microdelivery

  28. Ana

    Favorite face cream? Clinique dramaticaly different gel
    Favorite face cleanser? Clinique step-1 cleanser
    Favorite face exfoliator? Sugar and honey haha!

  29. Adrienne

    Face Cream: Clinique Moisture Surge
    Cleanser: Dr. Perricone Hypoallergenic
    Exfoliater: Kate Sommerville Exfolikate

  30. Nikki

    Favorite face cream? Neutrogena Oil-free Moisture for Sensitive Skin

    Favorite face cleanser? Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser

    Favorite face exfoliator? Homemade mixture of olive oil and sugar

  31. Laura

    Favorite face cream? Creme De La Mer. I know it’s hideously expensive but damn, I love it!
    Favorite face cleanser? Don’t really have one.
    Favorite face exfoliator? Origins Modern Friction

  32. HOLLY

    Cream-Oil of Olay Night Firming Anti-Wrinkle Cream
    Cleanser-Cetaphil face wash
    Scrub-I never use scrubs.

  33. Lark

    Cream- CeraVe, which is pretty much Cetaphil with ceramides. Those little pods Arden pushes? Same thing but cheap at the drugstore. Dermatologist swears they work. Comes with Hyluronic acid too- puffs away those little lines! At 50 that’s helpful.

    Cleanser- Murad Clarifying Cleanser. Pricey, but meno-acne is even worse than high school. Like this one!

    Exfoliant- St Ives Apricot Scrub. Too chunky, want something finer grained.

  34. Kayla

    cream: bioelements calmitude sensitive skin moisturiser
    cleanser: boscia clear complexion
    exfoliator: first aid beauty facial radiance pads

  35. CeeBee

    * Favorite face cream?
    Comvita Huni Radiance Plus – smells delicious, sinks right in and VELVETY…

    * Favorite face cleanser?
    Jack Black Pure Clean Daily Facial Cleanser – smells amazing and takes off all my makeup!

    * Favorite face exfoliator?
    Comvita Olive White Brightening Facial Exfoliant – cleanses as well, lovely cushiony soft cream with minute little olive seed scrubbers.

  36. Alison

    Favorite face cream? LUSH Vanishing Cream. Its perfect for my skin, which is sensitive, combination-to-oily, but craves moisture and is usually either made too greasy by moisturiser or is left undernourished. That said, I don’t really recommend it – it just happens to be the perfect balance for my particular skin!

    Favorite face cleanser? I LOVE Dermalogica Precleanse. I use it as a cleanser on its own, as its so effective and perfect. Its an oil cleanser that turns milky with water and rinses clean. Its gentle, its completely non-drying, its effective as hell and leaves my skin feeling comfortable, yet works better than any of the horrible stuff I’ve tried for my acne-prone skin, hands down. Also. SHOUT OUT FOR THE CLARISONIC!

    Favorite face exfoliator? Dermalogica’s Daily Microfoliant. When mixed with water, its hardly grainy at all, more like a paste of milled rice chaff. But its lovely and gentle, yet very effective. You don’t have to rub grains on your face or even have your exfoliant feel “scrubby” to get good results from exfoliating!

  37. Krista

    Face Cream: Absolue Cream- Lancome
    Face Cleanser: Mousse Confort- Lancome
    Face Scrub: Exfoliance Confort- Lancome

    Can you tell I love Lancome’s skincare?! :)

  38. Torri

    Favorite face cream? Clinique Redness Relief
    Favorite face cleanser? Philosophy Purity
    Favorite face exfoliator? Philosophy Microdelivery Wash

  39. Stephanie t-p

    Cream: Clinique moisture surge, or la Roche posay toleraine
    Cleanser: cliniderm, or biotherm
    Micellar on lazy days
    I don’t use exfoliators, but for my clients I like clarins gentle exfoliator

  40. Teresa

    Favorite face cream: CeraVe AM Facial Moisturizer SPF 30 and also the PM Moisturizer too!
    Favorite face cleanser: CeraVe Foaming Facial Cleanser
    Favorite face exfoliator: Cellbone Glycolic-Latic 35% Peel Serum

  41. shelpen

    Favorite face cream? – Peter Thomas Roth Glycolic Acid 10% Moisturizer

    Favorite face cleanser? – Lancome HUILE DOUCEUR Remove-All Deep Cleansing Oil + Shiseido Perfect Whip

    Favorite face exfoliator? – Don’t have a favorite one…

  42. Heather

    Kiss my face peaches and cream!

    Vichy Normadern

    Still searching for my HG!

  43. Face Cream – Prevage Day
    Cleanser – Lancome Huile Doucer
    Face Scrub – Once a month chemical peel :) Or just a the Clairsonic with some Cream Doucer on it

  44. Joni

    Favorite face cream: coconut oil
    Favorite face cleanser: olive oil
    Favorite face exfoliator: just scrubbing gently. I try not to exfoliate too often because my skin gets angry about it.

    I tend to believe in sticking with simple things for skincare. Since I’ve mostly stopped using other products, I’ve realized just how harsh and ineffective they are in comparison.

  45. Favorite face cream? Vichy Aqualia Thermal serum
    Favorite face cleanser? NeoStrata clarifying cleanser
    Favorite face exfoliator? NeoStrata microdermabrasion duo

  46. Elice

    Favorite face cream- Shiseido Bio-Performance Super Restoring Cream
    Favorite face cleanser-Bobbi Brown Cleansing Oil followed by Shiseido White Lucent Cleansing Foam
    Favorite face exfoliator- Dr. Brandt Microdermabrasion

  47. Quinctia

    Favorite face cream? – Alba Botanica Oil Free Aloe and Green Tea Moisturizer, I wouldn’t recommend it to someone who’s very oily, but I would recommend it to everybody else. It also soaks in lightly and is the perfect consistency to do either a lighter or a heavier layer, so it multitasks as far as night vs. day and summer vs. winter.

    Favorite face cleanser? – I’m not terribly picky about cleansers, if you’re matchy-matchy, the Alba Botanica Coconut Milk cleanser is nice and it’s part of the Hawaiian line like the above moisturizer. It’s nice, light, and a bit cooling.

    Favorite face exfoliator? – Manually scrubbing with a facial brush about once a week or so. I definitely don’t need or want to do it every day, but if I don’t do it occasionally, I’ll see a flake on my cheek, and I’ll feel stupid for forgetting! Anything with little particles/beads never seems to do enough or exfoliate evenly, so I’m not a fan.

  48. Marte

    Face Cream: Decléor Radiance Smoothing Cream (for 30+ skin)
    Face Cleanser: Decléor Cleansing Water for face and eyes
    Exfoliator: MD Formulations Face & Body Scrub

    All products are superb!

  49. AM

    Favorite face cream? Cerave lotion or cream

    Favorite face cleanser? Alpha Hydrox foaming face wash

    Favorite face exfoliator? Queen Helene Mint Julep scrub

  50. Stephanie

    Favourite face cream: Lush Cosmetics Celestial Moisturizer
    Favourite face cleaner: Lush Cosmetics 9 to 5 Cleansing Lotion
    Favourite scrub: St. Ives Apricot Scrub

  51. Rachel

    Face Cream: Kiehl’s Ultra Facial Cream
    Face Cleanser: Kiehl’s Facial Fuel Energizing Face Wash
    Face Scrub: Kiehl’s Facial Fuel Energizing Scrub

    I’m a die hard Kiehl’s junkie and I do use men’s skincare products although I am female as it keeps my crazy combo skin happy :)

  52. Sally

    Favorite face cream? Embryolisse Lait-Crème Concentrè
    Favorite face cleanser? Cleanse & Polish Hot Cloth Cleanser
    Favorite face exfoliator? Dermalogica Daily Microfoliant

  53. Daytime Face Cream – LaVanilla SPF 40 The Healthy Face (moisturizer + spf, totally holy grail for me at this point)
    Nighttime Face Cream – I need to find a new one.
    Face cleanser – Philosophy Purity Made Simple
    Exfoliator – Paula’s Choice Skin Perfecting 2% BHA Gel Exfoliant

    I would LOVE a recommendation for a great anti-aging/sensitive skin/packed with nutrients nighttime face cream.

    • NeenaJ

      I’d recommend Cerave PM lotion which has ceramides, niacinamide and hyaluronic acid. Or, if you can handle a product with a bit of retinol in it, Neutrogena Ageless Intensives Deep Wrinkle Moisture, Night which has Hyaluronic Acid and Retinol SA. The original Strivectin is also really nice for anti-aging and moisture and has never irritated my sensitive skin. I think you’d have better luck finding nutrients in a serum vs. a cream. I’ve been lusting after the new PTR Un-Wrinkle Turbo, but haven’t taken the plunge yet.

  54. Gisela

    Favorite face cream: Bienfait Multi-vital Lancome. I also love CO Bigelow-oil free face gel shine-control formula
    face cleanser: Neutrogena Naturals
    Face scrub: The Microdelivery exfoliating wash

    (38 years old + oily skin)

  55. Terri

    Favorite face cream? Perricone face finishing moisturizer
    Favorite face cleanser? Perricone nutritive skin cleanser
    Favorite face exfoliator? Fresh sugar face scrub

  56. Claire

    Face Cream– JuJu Aquamoist Hyaluronic Acid Moisture Cream
    Face Cleanser– Jurlique rose moisturising cleanser
    Face exfoliator– St Ives Naturally Clear Green Tea Scrub

  57. Valentina

    Favorite face cream? Clinique Dramatically different moisturising lotion
    Favorite face cleanser? Vichy Essentielles Mousse Nettoyante
    Favorite face exfoliator? Honey + Sugar!

  58. NeenaJ

    Face Cream: Paula’s Choice moisture boost with Mandom Barrier Repair Serum layered underneath. If I need a bit more moisture, I’ll use Embryolisse Lait-Crème Concentrè over the top. I have another routine at night to banish my post-preggers melasma that includes Retin-A and hydroquinone. Once that’s done, I’ll switch back to an anti-aging routine that’s likely to include some kind of retinol product.

    Cleanser: Cetaphil for face and a DIY oil cleanser for eyes.

    Scrub: Physical exfoliants are too harsh for my skin; I prefer chemical. So far, my favorite is AmLactin. (This is a body lotion, but I use on my face – avoiding eye area.)

    38, sensitive, dehydrated skin with some monthly spots.

  59. Favorite face cream? – Origins Dr. Weil Mega Mushroom Face Cream
    Favorite face cleanser? – Lancome Gel Eclat
    Favorite face exfoliator? – Dermalogica Gentle Cream Exfoliant

  60. Holly

    Favorite face cream: Aesop Camellia Nut Cream for day, Dr. Hauschka Rose Day Cream for night

    Favorite face cleanser: Jurlique Replenishing Foaming Cleanser/Tracie Martyn Amla Cleanser for day, Joelle Ciocco Lait Onctueux Capital for night

    Favorite face exfoliator: Dermalogica Daily Microfoliant/Dermalogica Gentle Cream Exfoliant

  61. Candace

    Favorite face cream? Origins Brighter By Nature SPF 35
    Favorite face cleanser? Philosophy Purity Made Simple or Origins Never A Dull Moment
    Favorite face exfoliator? Laura Mercier Face Polish or Philosophy Microdelivery Peel

  62. Favorite face cream? Korres wild rose (day)and L’oreal youth code (night) (the second one it smells so nice!)

    Favorite face cleanser? Apivita’s Cleansing Gel for Oily/Combination Skin with citrus and propolis

    Favorite face exfoliator? Apivita’s Exfoliating Face Cream Deep Cleansing with lavender and olive

  63. Jennifer

    Face Cream: Origins A Perfect World
    Face Cleanser: Origins A Perfect World Cleanser
    Face Scrub: Origins Modern Friction

    It’s hard to pick absolute favorites…but origins never seems to fail!

  64. Favorite face cream? Creme de La Mer, or Santa Maria Norvella
    Favorite face cleanser? soap (alkaline free) and water
    Favorite face exfoliator? Creme de La Mer polisher- with diamond particles…yummy

  65. Annie

    * Favorite face cream? Caudalie Vinexpert Riche radiance cream

    * Favorite face cleanser? Clarins Gentle foaming cleanser

    * Favorite face exfoliator? LUSH Ocean Salt or my Clarisonic with cleanser

  66. Favorite face cream? Biotherm Aquasource
    Favorite face cleanser? Dr. Eris gel-cream cleanser (it’s a Polish brand)
    Favorite face exfoliator? SVR Clairial Peel (french pharmacy brand)