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Botanical Kinetics Purifying Gel Cleanser by Aveda

Botanical Kinetics Purifying Gel Cleanser


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good for acne

it removes makeup efficiently and keeps blemishes away

- Nordstrom User

not only does it smell nice and give me a clear complexion (i have sensitive skin and prone to break out), but it also takes off my waterproof mascara and water proof eye liner

- Aveda User



i love this cleanser because it is all natural and performs perfectly - it foams up nicely, removes dirt and makeup leaving my skin squeaky clean, yet it is still gentle

- Nordstrom User

it effectively removes makeup and is non irritating

- Nordstrom User



this is the best to wash my face with morning and night and never dries it out

- Nordstrom User

i love this on my skin it makes it very soft and hydrated

- Nordstrom User



i have normal to dry skin and the cream cleansers never make me feel truly clean

- Nordstrom User

i have used this face wash for years and feel its been wonderful toward keeping my face smooth and clean

- Nordstrom User

pore minimizing

pore minimizing

i just recently started using the botanical kinetics series for my oily/normal skin and i have been pleasantly pleased at just how nicely it cleanses my face without drying out my skin or clogging my pores

- Aveda User

my skin was even and no clogged pores

- Nordstrom User


redness relief

i absolutely love how this product makes my skin feel, it is refreshing and seems to be aiding in reducing the amount of oil on my skin when i awake in the morning

- Nordstrom User

fresh, invigorating while reducing excess shine

- Nordstrom User



i am complimented all the time about how radiant my skin looks

- Nordstrom User

my skin looks brighter and healthier

- Nordstrom User
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aveda userMay 25, 2010

Very Nice Daily Cleanser

The gel cleanser is very nice for oily/combo skin. I have combination skin that is very sensitive and rosacea/acne prone. This product does not irritate, leaves skin feeling clean but not dry and does a good job of removing my makeup. There are very few cleansers out there that do not make my rosacea itchy and/or cause redness...and believe me I've tried tons of them. It also has a clean, outdoorsy smell.

- aveda
aveda userJuly 2, 2014

Search is finally over

I have struggled with dry and oily skin combined with troubled acne for ages. Finally, at the age of 52, I found a cleanser and moisturizer that gently cleans and moisturizes my face while maintaining the delicate balance I've been searching for. Not too dry, not too oily - just right!

- aveda
aveda userJuly 14, 2012

Great cleanser for oily skin!

This cleanser removes all my makeup and doesn't dry out my skin. It's great for my oily skin! It also keeps my pores clear so I don't get acne flare ups.

- aveda
nordstrom userSeptember 17, 2016

Only for Really Oily Skin

I used to have oily skin, but my skin has normalized since my pregnancy. I used this cleanser about 17 years ago when I was a teenager, and it was great. Really makes your skin squeaky clean. However, my 30-something year old, normal/combination skin cannot tolerate something in this product now. About an hour after using this cleanser, I am oilier than I have ever been. Even my husband said so. Maybe I need more moisture or maybe it is the plant extracts irritating my more sensitive skin. I think this would be a great cleanser for someone with very oily skin. For everyone else, stick to the creme cleanser, which feels really great and moisturizes just enough.

- nordstrom
aveda userApril 3, 2014

Good for 'fussy' skin

I have what I call "fussy" skin -- sometimes oily, sometimes dry, occasionally prone to breakouts. But acne products are too strong/harsh, and "natural" products contain something that irritates me. Drugstore brand cleansers work for a while, and then my face gets fussy again. About two years ago, a few weeks before my wedding, I had a clarifying facial using the Botanical Kinetics products at my salon in hopes of clearing my skin before the big day.I was pleased that my skin did indeed clear up, and this cleanser is the only product I've found that suits my fussy skin. It generally keeps my face clear and feeling healthy. One pump is enough to wash your whole face, so one bottle lasts a long time. This is probably the longest I've used any one product with continuing success.I also use the Botanical Kinetics moisturizer, and I find that to be light enough to keep me from breaking out, but moisturizing enough to do some good in the winter. « less

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Overall safe Ingredients

Benzoic Acidacneirritanthazard
Anthemis Nobilisacnehazard
PEG-7 Dimethicone Isostearatehazard
Potassium Sorbatehazard

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