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Philosophy Foaming Purity Made Simple Face Cleanser

Hold the Foam!

I wonder if the rise in coffee shops that serve frothy-topped cappuccinos and lattes is what's causing this sudden boom in cleansing foams. OK, it's a stretch, but Philosophy has just come out with a new version of its best-selling face wash called Purity Made Simple High-Foaming Daily Cleanser ($21.50 - $34.50).

This light and thin (it's almost watery-looking) liquid cleanser comes out of the pump in a surprisingly lush and sudsy consistency. It has a fresh and slightly floral scent and contains tocotrienol, a more powerful version of vitamin E, for soothing purposes. What it doesn't contain anymore is sodium lauryl sulfate — hooray!

My favorite part is that it's strong-acting, but you don't have that awful, tight feeling on your skin after you wash it off. Instead, your face is clean, soothed, and soft. Also, it's suitable for all skin types. I have sensitive skin and it didn't cause any irritations for me. Do you think you'd be into checking out this new self-foaming cleanser?

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cwetj cwetj 8 years
Thanks for the reviews. I have been contemplating getting this cleanser for awhile. My face has suddenly gotten out of control with acne.
JaimeLeah526 JaimeLeah526 8 years
I'd have to give it a try first but it sound great.
MissTiffany MissTiffany 8 years
I cannot wait to try this!! I am a devoted Philosophy girl and I love the original Purity but I'm more partial to foamy face washes...
Catryse Catryse 8 years
wow then i'll wait to try that sample first. I dont want to spend the money if its not even worth it.
meowalycat meowalycat 8 years
Got a deluxe sample of this coming from Sephora any day now.
MzShanon MzShanon 8 years
I'm so glad that this new formula DOESN'T contain sodium lauryl sulfate! I'm currently using this and I gotta say that it is a pretty decent cleanser. I don't know if its worth the price but it does clean my skin nicely and it contains a light smell that I like.
bailaoragaditana bailaoragaditana 8 years
I currently use a foaming cleanser myself - Body Shop Tea Tree foaming cleanser. I like the texture, and the fact that it seems to last longer than the traditional formula. But I've never tried Purity Made Simple in any formulation...
ilanac13 ilanac13 8 years
I've always been a big fan of foams. They are so much lighter and I've always had a fear of oily products whichyou know you won't get with foams.I hoe sephora has it cause I want to check theis product out asap!
emalove emalove 8 years
I want to try this...I try not to use anything with sodium lauryl sulfate anymore.
ShePirate2010 ShePirate2010 8 years
What is it really to be "pure"??????????my wallet wouldn't be "pure" after buying this...... thats all im gonna say.....he he he
MissMarisol MissMarisol 8 years
This is part of Sephora's Deluxe sample for Beauty Insiders. I got one and I can't wait to try it.
allinavhcnerf allinavhcnerf 8 years
i love purity!
ElisabethR ElisabethR 8 years
I'm eagerly awaiting my bottle of regular Purity to run out so I can get this -- my one problem with the original was that I couldn't get it to lather. It's a great cleanser, ideal for just about all skin types. I alternate it with my LUSH sea vegetable in the morning. Also, if it makes your skin break out initially, sometimes that's not a "bad" thing. I mean, it is, but a lot of times you're breaking out because bad elements are being brought out by the cleanser. Use the product for a week or two, and if it continues, don't use it, but oftentimes it will clear up and be better than before. That's my experience, anyway...and I used to have skin so bad that dermatologists gave up on me!
shinosuke shinosuke 8 years
Was interested until I read some reviews citing breakouts >< tried a high foaming cleanser once (another brand) and i broke out the next day so I don't think I'll take any chances.
kaitlynhanna kaitlynhanna 8 years
I want to, but I have a hard time shelling out that much money for face wash.
bluesuze bluesuze 8 years
I want to try this. I have the regular version, and I use it occasionally, but I like my cleansers to foam. I"m not crazy about the scent of the regular Purity, I find it rather strong. I also think I'm a tad sensitive to SLS, so the fact that this doesn't contain it is great news.
chiquita29 chiquita29 8 years
I won't pay this much money for a cleanser. Creams, lotion and potions, yes. But not cleansers. I really like Philosophy though.
bluesarahlou bluesarahlou 8 years
I'm wondering how long it lasts compared to the other formula?
cmd0610 cmd0610 8 years
Omg I was just wondering about this product- great timing, thanks for the reviews Bella and fellow sugar members!
Lady-Boleyn Lady-Boleyn 8 years
I love Purity. Your description is so dead on about it :) I would recommend it to anyone (and have at work!).
Gatito Gatito 8 years
I'm a daily user of the existing Purity made simple formula and I'll certainly be trying this formula when my current bottle expires.
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