Gentle Facial Cleanser

$21.00

    Gently remove debris and makeup without drying out your skin.  Our unique and 100% natural Facial Cleanser formula contains light, yet moisturizing oils blended with kaolin clay, oats, apricot kernel (for gentle exfoliation) and organic saponified oils.  Your skin will feel clean, soft, hydrated and nourished.

    Our Facial Cleanser has a milky/gel-like consistency.  It doesn't have any added scents or dyes, so it simply smells like the ingredients used.  It's extra kind to sensitive skin and won't aggravate skin conditions.  Use this cleanser as the first step in a double cleansing routine with our Cleansing Grains. 

    • Cleanses without drying
    • Won't cause redness or irritation
    • Nourishes your skin 
    • Leaves your complexion smooth, calm and radiant
    • Free of parabens, phthalates, petrolatum, SLS, fragrances and dyes
    • Formulated for all skin types
    • Especially helpful for sensitive skin
    • 4.25 fl oz bottle or 1 fl oz bottle
    • Use within 12 months of purchase


    • Organic Saponified Coconut Oil:  softening and moisturizing; high in lauric acid

      Organic Oat Flour:  finely ground; a natural cleanser and toner; has a mild exfoliating action and is soothing to all types of skin irritations and sensitivities

      Vegetable Glycerin (from coconut):  a natural emollient that rehydrates skin; acts as a humectant (it draws moisture from the air to the skin)

      Organic Apricot Kernel Meal:  a finely ground meal from the pits/kernels of apricots that aids in removing dead skin cells for gentle exfoliation

    • Shake well.  Squeeze a quarter sized amount into moistened hand and rub together to lather.  Apply to face with a gentle circular motion.  Avoid getting in eyes.  Rinse off with warm water and pat skin dry.

    • Saponifed Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil*, Olea Europaea (Olive) Oil* and Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oils*, Vegetable Glycerin, Prunus Armeniaca (Apricot) Kernel Oil, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil*, Aloe Barbadensis (Aloe)*, Kaolin Clay, Avena Sativa (Oat) Kernel Flour*,  Prunus Armeniaca (Apricot) Kernel Meal*, Sodium Chloride, Cyamopsis Tetragonoloba (Guar) Gum*, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Extract.

      *organic ingredient


    Customer Reviews

    Based on 198 reviews
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    Lily A (California, United States)
    Loving it

    Feels good and works. Will buy more. Thank you.

    Thank you for your review! I'm happy that it is working well for you and feels good on your skin.

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    Will Mederski (Texas, United States)
    Perfectly gentle

    My face tends to dry out, especially during the summer when I'm washing my face / showering more often. Trying this Be Green Facial Cleanser out and so far no dryness and no need for a facial oil either after showering.

    I appreciate you taking the time to share your experience with the Facial Cleanser. I'm so happy to hear that you are finding it gentle and non-drying. Thank you for your review!

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    Nicole (California, United States)
    Love

    I love that I know I’m using a product that is good for me and my skin!

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    Tirtzah Sandor (Ohio, United States)
    love this soap

    This soap makes my face feel clean and soft. The fact that it is all natural and EWG approved is a major bonus. Ordered a second one so I have it in our trailer for travel. Doesn't irritate my eyes if I accidentally get it in them! So happy to have found this soap.

    I'm happy that you found our EWG Verified Facial Cleanser! Thank you for your review and for appreciating the natural ingredients. It's wonderful to hear that you face feels clean and soft after using it.

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    C.P. (Michigan, United States)
    Great ingredients, but pH too alkaline for me

    I was drawn to the naturally derived and organic ingredients. I love that there are no synthetic ingredients, essential oils or fragrances. However, I am also on the look out for skin care products that have a more balanced pH. If the product is too acidic or too alkaline, either way can cause skin irritation. I'm not an expert, but I have read that for cleansers, a pH around 5.5 is ideal, and most people tolerate within the range of 4.5 to 7. I used store bought pH strips to test this cleanser and it tested very alkaline - around 8 or 9. There was no pH information available for this product, so I decided to buy it and test it myself.
    I only used this cleanser about 4 or 5 times, so I cannot speak from a long experience. I did find it easy to dispense and use; I liked how easily it foamed up; it felt good to massage on my face; and the packaging was also great. I did not notice any stinging or dryness immediately after use, but again, it was only a few times. I wash my face every day and I am looking for a natural cleanser that is more balanced for healthy long-term use. Using a cleanser that is too basic (too alkaline) may cause redness, dryness and irritation over time as it damages the skin's acid mantle and microbiome. As someone with sensitive skin who is on a journey to heal, I will continue my search. If I had any feedback for the formulator of this product, it would be to explore making a version with a lower pH. I'd love to try that :)

    Thank you for your detailed review of the Facial Cleanser. The cleanser does have a ph in the 8 range. Even though we use all natural and mild surfactants, they tend to be more base than acidic. We offset this by including jojoba and apricot oils for moisturizing and glycerin for its humectant properties. Even so, we have considered adding citric acid to lower the ph. You are correct that higher ph products can disrupt the acid mantle. Studies show that it takes 20 minutes to restore it to 1/3 the level before and 2-3 hours to be fully restored. This can be an issue to one with irritated skin. While we haven't had any negative feedback concerning redness, dryness or irritation from this product, even those with eczema and rosacea, we do plan to adjust the ph as soon as fully tested.