I do not like Neutrogena Naturals Purifying Facial Cleanser. I might even hate it. I tried this new face wash from Neutrogena as they attempted to head in a more natural direction. Find out why I just don’t like it and don’t recommend it.
To see what I originally thought when first buying this cleanser, you can read my first look at Neutrogena Naturals. I had a coupon and was out of face wash, so I decided to try it.
Although I appreciate the effort put forth by larger companies in trying to be more environmentally friendly, they aren’t doing very good. At least Johnson & Johnson and Neutrogena aren’t.
First, Johnson & Johnson is found to have known carcinogens in their baby lineup. That’s right. A product for babies known to have cancer causing ingredients. Sure they aren’t in the “naturals” line, but do we really want to buy products from a company that is willing to cause our kids cancer?
At least Neutrogena isn’t causing cancer. They only cause aging by causing oxidative damage with the sodium benzoate included. The fragrance aggravates skin for people with sensitive skin.
Neutrogena Naturals Purifying Facial Cleanser Smells Funny and Gave Me Acne!
When I first bought it the smell was weird, then it became overpowering, and now I’m used to it. In the first week I broke out. This was rare, but it was only two pimples and I didn’t want to just throw it away. That would be wasteful. So I decided to continue using it until it was gone.
I should have thrown it away. It’s now been about two weeks since I began using the Purifying Facial Cleanser and I now have four more pimples and a cold sore. Both are extremely rare for me and the only change I’ve made is my face wash.
Conclusion: I Won’t Buy It Again
I definitely won’t be buying this Purifying Facial Cleanser again, nor any of the other Neutrogena Naturals products. It left a bad taste in my mouth, literally. I’m surprised that some people like it, but if you wanted to give it a try you can find it on Amazon.
For more information on my first look on this product and on the line in general, see my first review of Neutrogena Naturals Purifying Facial Cleanser.