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Only products that clear up my acne
Natasha R on Dec 13, 2017
Have acne prone skin and in need of a natural solution!
Kayla D on Dec 9, 2017
A gift for my niece
Patricia B on Dec 12, 2017
Hoping it helps my son's acne
Chris C on Dec 1, 2017
Does it clean black head on your nose, and is it good for my sensitive nose ( redness on the sides) ??
kelly w on Nov 3, 2012
Does this contain any salicylic acid?
A shopper on Oct 16, 2012
Best Answer: Yes, it does. I can get you the percentage later but it very gentle on your skin (no dry patches) after use.
Reply · Report · Geneva L on Oct 16, 2012
I have oily skin, I have plenty of blackheads, and the 2-3 big pimples at a time. Big pores, uneven skin tone, bla bla bla- the usual problems of adult acne.

I am torn between this one and the Ultra Facial Oil Free cleanser, do you know how they are different? Both are supposedly for oily blemish prone skin, but I don't quite understand how to choose one. Thanks,
cara k on May 25, 2012
Best Answer: I have used both cleansers. I like them both. I use Ultra Facial Oil Free at night and Blue Herbal Gel in the morning. I had oily skin for as long as I can remember. Acne, blackheads the whole nine yards. Now that I am 51, I don't have as many issues, but I still have some. The hard part is finding something that works and does not dry my skin, because who needs help getting wrinkles. I have found when I use the Blue Gel I have clearer skin. Please note, it is not really a Gel, more a liquid. After ordering it the first time, I ordered again and I will keep ordering it. I like the other cleanser too, although if I just use it, I do notice it takes longer to get rid of the blackheads and pimples. I use both, because at night I want clean skin but a gentle cleanser.
Reply · Report · Jennifer C on May 28, 2012
Can you use this cleanser for an 11 year old with acne on forehead?
A shopper on Aug 18, 2013
Best Answer: yes
Reply · Report · michael b on Oct 12, 2013
Did anyone experience more breakouts before your skin cleared up with this product? I've been using this product for 3 days now and have noticed a few more blemishes than usual.
A shopper on Jul 29, 2013
Best Answer: I didn't. It's helped my breakouts more than any other product. But I suppose it's possible for breakouts to get worse before they get better. My dermatologist says that the zits you see have been forming weeks before they actually appear. So your breakouts MAY have nothing to do with the cleanser. I say stick with it for now and if the problem continues with the breakouts or worsens, switch products and if your skin clears up, you may be right that it is the cleanser. As I said, I've been using this product for 2 years and it's only helped me. Hope this helps.
Reply · Report · Sarah D on Jul 29, 2013
I am Sensitive skin?is this ok for me?
A shopper on May 9, 2013
Best Answer: I have sensitive skin as well and this works great for me. No sensitivity and no harsh reactions. It is a nice calming scent and feels good. And has helped my skin a lot.
Reply · Report · Jeannine D on May 10, 2013
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What's the concentration of salicylic acid of Blue Herbal Gel Cleanser?
A shopper on Apr 7, 2013
Best Answer: 1.5%
Reply · Report · Susan M on Apr 12, 2013
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Does this cleanser take off makeup very well?
A shopper on Mar 1, 2014
Best Answer: I tried this gel cleanser at my friends house and found out that it truly is for oily skin types. I think it would not be a good choice for eye make up removal. They have really good customer service online and phone that wouldn't mind helping you. Give them a call
Reply · Report · Michael F on Apr 17, 2014
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is this a body wash or face wash?
A shopper on Aug 17, 2012
Best Answer: It works great for both. I mostly used on my shoulders because I was breaking out and it cleared it up nicely.
Reply · Report · Michael R on Aug 17, 2012
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Hi, is blue herbal gel cleanser suitable for very oily skin and sensitive skin?
A shopper on May 17, 2012
Best Answer: I can tell you from my experience (having very sensitive and oily skin) that the Blue Herbal gel cleanser is compatible with such seemingly divergent skin issues. I have used this as a daily AM cleanser for close to three years and it has never irritated my rosacea, triggered itching or burning (common reactions for me to skin sensitizers) and keeps my skin in great condition. Hope this helps.
Reply · Report · Geneva L on May 17, 2012
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If I have very dry sensitive acne prone skin would this be a good product to use?
Adaaamm on Apr 4, 2015
Best Answer: I have used the Blue Herbal Gel Cleanser for years and wouldn't go without it. You will have to be vigilant about moisterizing because it is a a little drying but worth it. I have had very few blemishes since I started using is regularly over 4 years ago and am a Khiels loyalist because f it. I use Khiels products exclusively.
Reply · Report · Stefanie T on Apr 5, 2015
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i have oily acne skin?
A shopper on Mar 28, 2015
Best Answer: I think it is great for oily acne skin.
Reply · Report · XIALING D on Mar 30, 2015
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I'm on a verge of trying anything and everything! I want to use this cleanser but I also want to use Mario Badescu Glycolic Grapefruit Toner. Will this be okay (or over-doing/drying) being that it's a salicylic wash and then following up with a glycolic toner? I have combination skin with adult hormonal acne.
LilyoftheNile on Aug 23, 2014
Best Answer: Hi Liz. I have been using this product for years and I love it and the Blue Herbal toner as well. In addition, I apply products that contain AHA and I haven't had any problems with excessive drying or irritation. I do, however, use a moisturizer before bed. Hope this helps!
Reply · Report · Marla T on Aug 25, 2014
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is there any alcohol in this?
A shopper on Nov 26, 2013
Best Answer: no.
Reply · Report · Geneva L on Nov 27, 2013
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Is it good for sensitive skin?
A shopper on Oct 13, 2016
Best Answer: Yes. I have contact dermatitis and I like this product and don't have any issues and it makes shaving smoother and easier.
Reply · Report · Blaine R on Oct 15, 2016
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Can I use this daily?
A shopper on Jun 18, 2016
Best Answer: Yes you can
Reply · Report · ron j on Jun 18, 2016
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I have sensitive skin. I was wondering if I can use this cleanser with a acne spot treatment as well with 2% S.Acid. would be too drying?
A shopper on Mar 30, 2015
Best Answer: It can be, but overall that was my acne regimen for several years and it worked well. I would generally follow up the astringent with the Blue moisturizer as well. Specifically around the sides of my nose which always seemed to be very dry.
Reply · Report · Allen J on Mar 30, 2015
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Can I use that for combination skin?
amanda on Feb 16, 2015
Best Answer: I have a mix of combination skin and acne prone skin and this cleanser works really well for that. My main concern for using it is to target the acne, so it can sometime dry out my skin, but I've found that as long as I use a good moisturizer afterwards then it isn't a problem.
Reply · Report · Emma B on Feb 16, 2015
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What is the best face wash to prevent ingrown hair?
A shopper on Oct 21, 2013
Best Answer: The cleanser is great, but it's the blue astringent that prevents ingrown hairs. I've been using it for close to 20 years and hAvent had a real problem since!
Reply · Report · Maximiliano A on Oct 22, 2013
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can prangant people use this blue lines?
A shopper on Dec 22, 2012
Best Answer: Hello! Some physicians recommend avoiding products with Salicylic Acid during pregnancy, like this product here; however, the levels in our formulas are generally safe for pregnant women. If you are unsure about specific products during this time, we always recommend asking your physician directly.

Our #1 body formula, Creme de Corps has been a rave among pregnant women all over the world. The unique blend of skin-hydrating ingredients are perfect for keeping skin moisturized as well as avoiding stretch marks.
Reply · Report · Kiehl's AStaff on Dec 26, 2012
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Hello, i wonder that is Blue Herbal also woking for my boyfriend?

Thank you!!!
Can F on Sep 21, 2012
Best Answer: I think guys can enjoy it too. It's a minty, cooling smell/feeling. My husband would not use anything for his face though.
Reply · Report · Yu Y on Sep 21, 2012
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I have somewhat dry skin , will it work for me ?
A shopper on Oct 16, 2017
Best Answer: Yes. This cleanser is not drying at all. It just makes the skin feel extra clean. 👍🏼
Reply · Report · Leigh W on Oct 16, 2017
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I have dry skin and bumps on my forehead, will it clear my forehead even though I habe. Dry skin?
A shopper on Jul 7, 2017
Best Answer: I have fairly dry skin and it has cleared my skin up. If I stop using this, my bumps and clogged pores come back, but as soon as I start using this again, it starts to clear up in just a few days!
Reply · Report · Carolyn E on Jul 7, 2017
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Is there a difference between the Blue Herbal Acne cleanser Treatment vs Blue Herbal Gel Cleanser?
A shopper on May 5, 2017
Best Answer: The Blue Herbal Gel Cleanser is an amazing way to cleanse your face with a liquid gel that turns foamy and refreshing. It gets off make-up while treating acne prone skin. The treatment is more of leave on spot treatment for existing or soon to be break outs.
Reply · Report · P A K on May 6, 2017
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What cleanser is better for VERY oily, ance and acne scars, this cleanser or the rare earth deep pore daily facial wash?
A shopper on Mar 14, 2017
Best Answer: I have tried both but I personally like the this cleanser better then the earth deep pore daily facial wash. The deep pore facial wash has a weird smell to it and it made my skin break out more. This cleanser I've been using for 4 years and I have never had a problem and I have very oily skin.
Reply · Report · Hayley C on Mar 14, 2017
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Is it normal to breakout after starting this product?
A shopper on Sep 24, 2016
Best Answer: No, It is my standard face wash for my acne prone skin. Your skins is probably too sensitive.
Reply · Report · Kerri B on Sep 26, 2016
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How long does it take to start producing results?
onetwothree321 on Sep 24, 2016
Best Answer: How old are you and do you an output of excess oil in your skin? Cannot answer the time frame.
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I have a very oily skin, will this work for me?
A shopper on Aug 30, 2016
Best Answer: Fabulous product for very oily skin. Gives skin fresh, smooth appearance without "roughing up" or stripping the skin like I experienced with other products. Following up with the astringent, especially on very hot, humid days, is a plus.
Reply · Report · Melicent C on Aug 31, 2016
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I have oily, acne prone skin. I just started using this product and it is drying my face out pretty significantly. Is this normal at first? Does it go away once my skin gets used to it?
A shopper on Apr 19, 2016
Best Answer: When my son first started using it, his face did dry a little. You should use the moisturizer too.
Reply · Report · erica m on Apr 19, 2016
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Is this good for Sensitive skin?
Big G on Mar 17, 2016
Best Answer: Yes
Reply · Report · Fernando E on Mar 17, 2016
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What is the best facial toner with this cleaser?
A shopper on Feb 26, 2016
Best Answer: I really like the toner they sell in this line (blue astringent herbal lotion). I have combination skin and it keeps my forehead from being too shiny without drying other parts of my face. I'm sure most toners would work well, but this also offers extra protection against acne if that's something you're looking for.
Blue Astringent Herbal Lotion
Blue Astringent Herbal Lotion
Reply · Report · Emily J on Mar 2, 2016
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Why is my face so tight after I use this product? After the tightness passes my skins becomes very oily!
Allan on Feb 10, 2016
Best Answer: There's salicylic acid in this product (meant for exfoliation and treatment of acne/blemishes). Salicylic acid tends to dry skin out, which in turn makes your skin produce more oils to combat the dryness.
A way to avoid that is to apply moisturizer after using the herbal cleanser.
Reply · Report · Ruey-I L on Feb 11, 2016
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Can this product be used for body acne cleanser?
Nia K on Nov 27, 2015
Best Answer: I use this on the one small spot where I get body acne and it works great. But it's pretty expensive per ounce for an all-over body acne wash.
Reply · Report · Emily J on Mar 2, 2016
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Hi~ I wonder if this works well with the Clarisonic cleansing machine ???
Danti D on Sep 8, 2015
Best Answer: Yes I have used my Clarisonic with it and it works even better!
Reply · Report · Carolyn E on Jul 7, 2017
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I have dry, sensitive skin with light to moderate surface acne including smalls skin color bumps which I believe is clogged pores. Would anyone recommend this product for me considering my skin type?
Bethany M on Aug 17, 2015
Best Answer: I have the exact same type of skin and this works great for me! Better than anything I've tried before.
Reply · Report · Carolyn E on Jul 7, 2017
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Does this product still work if you don't use the toner or moisturizer?
onetwothree321 on Jan 5, 2015
Best Answer: Yes. I don't use the toner. I do use a different khiels moisturizer though, but not this line. I've also used other non-khiels moisturizers and it still worked great!
Reply · Report · Carolyn E on Jul 7, 2017
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Is this ok to use for normal skin? Not acne skin ?
Kelseigh on Dec 21, 2014
Best Answer: Yes. I don't have much acne, but I have clogged pores. My skin is mostly dry with a few oily spots (from the dryness) and it really clears my skin up.
Reply · Report · Carolyn E on Jul 7, 2017
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Does it contain alcohol? If so, what percentage?
Jennifer H on Jul 25, 2014
Blue Herbal Gel Cleanser
Blue Herbal Gel Cleanser
Acne Blemish Control Daily Skin-Clearing Treatment
Acne Blemish Control Daily Skin-Clearing Treatment
Best Answer: No alcohol in this product - a very gentle yet effective cleanser - have been using this product for at least 10 years ... I swear by it !
Reply · Report · JAMAK C on Jul 28, 2014
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Does this Cleanser remove makeup? is this good for combination skin (mostly dry in winter months) ?
Jenna H on Dec 24, 2013
Best Answer: I love this cleanser in the summer, after a day of heat, humidity and grime from the city, this makes my face feel super clean. I have combination skin and use it in the winter, not every day though.
Reply · Report · Cynthia S on Feb 18, 2014
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Can this cleanser be used with a clarisonic? For those who do not own a clarisonic, they suggest to not use anything with any exfoliating beads or rough textures due to it damaging your skin I believe.
Mariah on Jun 16, 2013
Best Answer: I don't use the Clarisonic but I was told by a beauty sales lady who tried to sell one to me that any cleanser can be used. So I told her which one I use and she informed me that I can use this wonderful Kiehl's product with it. She said any cleanser can be used. Also, at Sephora, which is my home away from home, another salesperson told me it's perfectly fine to use any cleanser with it. Good luck!
Reply · Report · Sarah D on Jun 16, 2013
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i have combination skin and am 18 years old... is it suitable for me?
isha d on May 20, 2013
Best Answer: In this product ginger root extract and cinnamon root extract are used. I want to know if it is glycerine based or alcohol based extract. or is it just an essential oil. for the cinnamon extract it says it is an essential oil. please clarify
Reply · Report · aien c on Jun 7, 2013
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I have a combination of dry skin on my cheeks and oily skin on my T-Zone. And I have acne on my forehead that never seems to go away. Will this cleanser dry out my not so oily areas?
A shopper on Feb 9, 2013
Best Answer: I usually this product sparingly and think that is a great gel cleaner. I have normal to dry skin and have not noticed a difference. For every day use and acne I use the Kiehls aged to perfection cleanser because it is a gritty white cleanser. I feel like i am really cleanig my pores especially because i work out alot. I noticed a difference right away.
Reply · Report · Jess M on Feb 12, 2013
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Is this a foaming face wash?
A shopper on Jan 15, 2013
Best Answer: No it is not. It is more a gel product.
Reply · Report · Jess M on Feb 12, 2013
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It is only for adult acne?
Yi.E Z on Oct 1, 2012
Best Answer: It is not harsh at all, I would not see a problem for pre-teens using it.
Reply · Report · Kelsy K on Oct 8, 2012
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Hi there, I wonder if I choose the "free shipping and deluxe samples", I should have to accept "deliverty every month"?
A shopper on Aug 29, 2012
Best Answer: Hello! Yes, we want you to have as much control over your order as possible, so we remind you before each shipment when your order is about to be filled.
Reply · Report · Kiehl's AStaff on Sep 12, 2012
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how to use the blue gel cleanser?
A shopper on Jul 10, 2012
Best Answer: Just as any face cleanser.
Reply · Report · Lingfeng C on Jul 11, 2012
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if i am thirteen years old with acne and oily skin is it suitable for me?
jessie on Oct 14, 2017
Blue Herbal Gel Cleanser
Blue Herbal Gel Cleanser
Blue Herbal Moisturizer
Blue Herbal Moisturizer
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Along with this cleanser can we use the kiehls calendula toner? like it won't harm right?
A shopper on May 8, 2017
Blue Herbal Gel Cleanser
Blue Herbal Gel Cleanser
Calendula Herbal Extract Alcohol-Free Toner
Calendula Herbal Extract Alcohol-Free Toner
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Whats the Difference between blue herbal gel cleanser and blue herbal acne cleanser treatment?
A shopper on May 5, 2017
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I have dry, cystic hormonal acne, that stays on my face for months and every cleanser and moisturizer really doesn't work I have used. I'm very sensitive as well! There basically just bumps without anything inside of them and like I said they stay on mainly my checks for my Months. Need a cleanser and moisturizer. Idk if the blue cleanser is right?
Samantha S on Jan 12, 2017
Blue Herbal Gel Cleanser
Blue Herbal Gel Cleanser
Ultra Facial Cream
Ultra Facial Cream
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Is this cleanser pH balanced? Do I need a toner before applying my moisturizee to my freshly washed skin?
Deneen R on Jan 2, 2017
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I have black heads on my nose and enlarged pores around my nose, my skin is normal and can be sensitive. What cleanser do you recommend?
Linda D on Nov 15, 2016
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Does the salicylic acid "bleach" or color clothing?
clint on Sep 1, 2016
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Can you use this every day morning and night?
A shopper on Aug 16, 2016
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Is this fragrance free?
Jackie R on Aug 4, 2016
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Why is it blue if it only contains Cinnamon Bark Extract & Ginger Root Extract?
Carón S on Jun 2, 2016
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What products if any should this be used with?
Britgh on May 10, 2016
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Is it pH balanced?
A shopper on Apr 15, 2016
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Can you use this while nursing?
A shopper on Dec 8, 2015
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What is the percentage of salicylic acid?
A shopper on Sep 10, 2015
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I bought the Blue Herbal Gel Cleanser & Blue Herbal Mosturizer I'm in question if the two coincide with each other? I recently had a major breakout, I'm not sure if it's because of my hormones since I just turned 30 and nearly right before my b day I started to experience breakouts and it got worser within time. I did my research and decided to purchase the two that's stated above prayerfully within weeks I will at least see improvement but I'm going to be patient and consistent with this regimen, fingers crossed!!!!!!
A shopper on Jul 17, 2015
Blue Herbal Gel Cleanser
Blue Herbal Gel Cleanser
Blue Herbal Moisturizer
Blue Herbal Moisturizer
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Is this cleanser harsh on blemish skin with dark spots?
A shopper on Apr 6, 2015
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What percent of salicylic acid does it have?
A shopper on Mar 30, 2015
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What is the best morning/night routine when using this product? Can I use a moisturizer that isn't Kiehl's brand?
onetwothree321 on Jan 5, 2015
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I got pimples and an uneven skin tone. Will this product works well with the corrective collection? Im planning to use this as a cleanser but the toner and the moisturizer will still be the corrective clarifying collection. What regimen do you guys recommend?
Thresdale A on Oct 15, 2013
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do i still use a toner. right now I use the facial fuel cleanser and then the tonic. I've switched to this gel cleanser and was told at the store I no longer need to use the tonic. is this correct?
A shopper on Dec 5, 2012
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