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    October 31, 2012
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Get double the cleansing action with the Caudalie Instant Foaming Cleanser Duo, a gentle foaming cleanser that removes makeup and impurities whilst soothing the skin. The soap-free liquid cleanser contains 99% natural ingredients, including antioxidant red grape extract to protect the skin from external aggressions, and purifying sage extract to neutralise oiliness. From the first use, the skin will feel cleansed, radiant and refreshed. The gentle cleanser turns into a luxurious foamy lather, perfect for soothing the skin and removing dirt and makeup. Apply morning and night to damp skin, working into a lather. Rinse with water.
 
Overall Rating: 
4 out of 5
4 out of 5
Lovely cleanser
Date:September 21, 2020
Location: Southampton Hampshire
Age: 40 or older
Gender: Female
Skin type: Combination
Fragrance appeal: 
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I don't need a full cleanse and tone first thing in the mornings; I leave that for taking my make-up off at night, so this lovely lightweight foam is ideal for me and enough to clean my skin from the nightly skincare. It's very gentle and because it's soap free, it doesn't dry out or irritate my skin, it has a very nice light fragrance and is very refreshing.
 
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Caudalie Make-Up Removing Cleansing Oil
 
 
 
 
 
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This 100% Organic Grape Water is extracted from grapes during harvest. Organic Grape Water's fine mist soothes, refreshes and moisturizes the skin at any time of the day. Key benefits: moisturizing soothing desensitizing  Who is it for? For all skin types, including ultra-sensitive skin. Main ingredients:  Moisturizing, soothing and desensitizing Organic Grape Water Our cosm-ethics: 0% preservatives. Fragrance-free. No animal testing.  How to use this product: Organic Grape Water mist can be used at any time of the day during and after sun exposure, or to simply refresh and moisturize your skin. Allow to dry after spraying. No need to pad it. Hot tip: For a soothing and instant cooling effect: store your Caudalie Oragnic Grape Water in the fridge before using. Clinical results: Upon applicationo +127% in moisture o - 61% in sensitivity Escentual Says: Refresh, hydrate and tone even ultra-sensitive skin with Caudalie's signature Organic Grape Water. The mist is made up of nothing but nutrient-rich grapes that are extracted during the height of the harvest. These grapes work to naturally soothe and moisturise the skin, and can be used to tone, cleanse, cool and calm irritated skin. Store the spray in the fridge for a refreshing treat at the height of summer. Spritz on at any time of day, no need to rub in.
 
Overall Rating: 
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Definitely glad I bought this.
Date:September 21, 2020
Location: Southampton Hampshire
Age: 40 or older
Gender: Female
Skin type: Combination
Fragrance appeal: 
5 out of 5
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Ease of use: 
5 out of 5
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I bought this mainly because it has a continuous spray and that it's 200 ml. I use it after I've applied skin care in the morning and then after I've finished doing my make-up. It has a nice fine mist, is fragrance free, and is lovely and refreshing.
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Gently reveal your skin's true glow with the Caudalie Gentle Buffing Cream, a nourishing exfoliator that boosts cellular renewal. Suitable for sensitive skin, this creamy scrub caresses skin with ultra-gentle exfoliation thanks to jojoba oil microbeads.The buffing action energises a tired and dull complexion, and leaves your skin feeling renewed, soft and radiant. Infused with 97% natural ingredients, The Caudalie Buffing Cream ensures that your skin never feels dry, thanks to deeply nourishing extracts of grapeseed oil and acacia honey. Apply 1-2 times a week to wet skin, massage using circular motions, then rinse. 0% parabens, phenoxyethanol, artificial colorings and mineral oils. No animal testing.
 
Overall Rating: 
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Gentle buffing cream.
Date:June 29, 2020
Location: Southampton Hampshire
Age: 40 or older
Gender: Female
Skin type: Combination
Fragrance appeal: 
5 out of 5
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Although I don't have a sensitive skin, I much prefer this product which is probably the nicest of the buffing products I've used. The jojoba microbeads are gentle and hardly noticeable. I use it a couple of times a week and it leaves my skin really soft and smoith.
 
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Take steps toward clear, blemish-free skin with the Caudalie Vinopure Purifying Gel Cleanser, a 98% natural cleanser expertly designed for combination to oily skin types that experience acne, irregular texture and blemishes. Thanks to its non-drying and highly natural formula, the Purifying Gel Cleanser is the perfect first step in any anti-blemish regime. The gentle gel-to-foam texture works to cleanse and purify your skin without stripping it; so lightweight and soft, the luxurious foam decongests and calms breakouts, while its refreshing aroma calms soothes the senses. Infused with grapeseed polyphenols and essential oils, the jelly face wash neutralises the main causes of breakouts by removing acne bacteria and preventing sebum oxidation, balancing skin as a result. Spot-fighting natural salicylic acid can also be found in the ingredient list, an addition that helps to exfoliate away dead skin, which in turn helps to unclog and tighten pores. The formula targets deep beneath the epidermis with organic rose water, reducing oiliness and brightening, while antioxidant-rich grape water hydrates and soothes your skin for comfort at all times. Why We Love It The thing we love most about this purifying gel cleanser is the results! Caudalie tested it on sensitive skin types for 28 days, and the results are worth shouting about: 96% of people found their skin was purified, and 83% found their skin less shiny and pores unclogged. We can't argue with numbers like that; it's proof that you don't have to compromise between efficacy and naturality. How To Use It Apply morning and evening. Dispense and massage into damp skin. Gently lather the gel on your face, before rinsing off with water and avoid the eye area. Works Well With Want the best results possible? Pair your cleanser with the other products in the Vinopure range; each formula is packed with natural active ingredients designed to help oily and combination skin types. Values Non-comedogenic, dermatologist-tested, non synthetic perfume. Sulfate-free, soap-free, alcohol-free.
 
Overall Rating: 
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Definitely glad I bought this.
Date:June 29, 2020
Location: Southampton Hampshire
Age: 40 or older
Gender: Female
Skin type: Combination
Fragrance appeal: 
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4 out of 5
Even though I have a normal/combination skin, most gel cleansers dry it out to the point where it feels quite taught. This doesn't, and I have no problems with it at all. I keep it in the shower to wash my face in the mornings, and it leaves my skin feeling really fresh.
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Containing Caudalie's best-selling Beauty Elixir, this set - worth £40 - includes a powerful 3-step routine to purify the skin, and provide an instant boost of radiance, for a flawless and glowing complexion. This Gift Set Contains: Caudalie Beauty Elixir 100ml Caudalie Instant Detox Mask 15ml Caudalie Vinopure Purifying Gel Cleanser 30ml Beauty Elixir: A Caudalie cult product, favoured by make-up artists, beauty addicts and celebrities. This iconic plant-based facial mist immediately tones, smooths and brightens the skin, tightening pores and setting make-up: multi-purpose beauty at it's best! Instant Detox Mask: Available in a handy travel-sized edition, this mask perfectly slots into your travel bag for the instant glowing complexion wherever you may be. It's beautiful pink clay formula works to draw out impurities, remove dead skin cells and minimise pores to reveal a smoother and more luminous complexion. Refreshed, cleansed and rejuvenated, your skin looks instantly healthy and well-rested. Vinopure Purifying Gel Cleanser: Purify and refresh your skin without drying it out. Its highly natural formula is gentle yet effective to visibly tighten pores and give a glowing complexion.
 
Overall Rating: 
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
I just love Caudalie.
Date:June 1, 2020
Location: Southampton Hampshire
Age: 40 or older
Gender: Female
I bought this mainly because of the Beauty Elixir spray which I love. It leaves my skin feeling so fresh and ready for make-up. The other two items were an added bonus. I really like the cleansing gel which I will definitely buy in the full size. The detox mask is a little drying on my skin, so I'm not too sure about that. This is certainly a good deal pricewise, and enables you to try two Caudalie products without paying extra.
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Give tired eyes a much-needed boost with the Avene Refreshing Eye Contour Cream, a revitalising eye cream to rejuvenate and brighten the eye area. The Refreshing Eye Contour Cream has been formulated with the hypersensitive eye contour area in mind. Designed to target problems such as puffiness, dark circles and dehydration lines caused by tiredness, the lightweight cream has been enriched with red fruit extracts that will energise and illuminate, as well as an antioxidant vitamin E precursor that will fortify skin and defend from free radical damage. Finally, the inclusion of dextran sulphate will target pesky dark circles and puffiness. The fluid and refreshing texture of the Refreshing Eye Contour Cream allows it to be massaged into the skin with ease using the specially designed applicator tip. Infused with Avene Thermal Spring Water, signs of fatigue fade day after day and softer, brighter skin is revealed. The Refreshing Eye Contour Cream is suitable for all skin types, including those with very sensitive eyes and skin. It is also suitable for contact lens wearers. Why We Love It Do you ever feel as though there aren't enough hours in the day and life is hectic and busy? Us too! Our eyes are one of the first places that tiredness and fatigue starts to show so anything that can give us a helping hand is much appreciated. The Avene Refreshing Eye Contour Cream tackles tired, puffy eyes and will help to banish dark circles over time. How To Use It Use morning and evening on a clean and makeup-free eye area. With the fingertips, gently dab a small amount around the eye contour. Top Tip: Using a delicate patting motion will promote an added decongestant effect. Works Well With If your skin is looking a bit tired and lacklustre, why not try some other products from the Avene Radiance range? They will give your complexion a boost of much needed vitality and leave it looking healthy and luminous. Values Fragrance-free. Non-comedogenic, hypoallergenic, suitable for contact lens wearers.
 
Overall Rating: 
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
A good daytime eye cream.
Date:March 2, 2020
Location: Southampton Hampshire
Age: 40 or older
Gender: Female
Skin type: Combination
Effectiveness: 
4 out of 5
4 out of 5
Ease of use: 
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Apart from a few lines that naturally come with age, luckily I have no problems with puffiness or dark circles around my eyes. I do like it to look hydrated and fresh though, and this eye cream does just that. It's lightweight texture absorbs easily and a little goes a long way. It has an angled applicator tip so that you can apply the cream straight from the tube before patting it into your skin. This is a very nice eye cream and ideal to use under make-up. Definitely one I'm going to re-purchase.
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The Avene Les Essentiels Revitalising Nourishing Cream will restore radiance and hydration into dry and sensitive complexions with its deeply moisturising formula. Anyone with dry and sensitive skin will tell you that there's no comfort quite like intensely moisturised skin, and the Revitalising Nourishing Cream provides just that. The cream's ultra-smooth texture instantly melts into the skin, leaving it comforted, and naturally full of healthy radiance with a non-greasy feel. No more rough and fatigued complexion days; this moisturiser leaves skin nourished, hydrated and soft-to-touch with a soothing sensation that lasts. Anti-inflammatory and no irritation, it's creamy formula is made with protective natural red-fruit extract known to accelerate skin cell production, while added vitamin E hydrates and provides antioxidant protection. For added care, a replenishing complex similar to intercellular cement restores vital nutrients. Avene's iconic thermal water infusion ensures your dry skin's hydration levels stay topped up all day long. Why We Love It When it comes to an excellent dry skincare regime, you know you can always count on Avene to deliver. We love how buttery the cream feels when you initially apply it to the skin, and how it magically sinks into the skin in a matter of seconds with absolutely no residue. We have to say that the neutral scent only adds to the comforting experience of this cream. How To Use It Apply in the morning and/ or evening just after you've cleansed. Works Well With If you love this, then you're in luck! Discover the entire Avene Les Essentiels collection for more ultra-moisturising formulas just like this. Values Non-comedogenic.
 
Overall Rating: 
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Definitely glad I bought this.
Date:March 2, 2020
Location: Southampton Hampshire
Age: 40 or older
Gender: Female
Skin type: Combination
Fragrance appeal: 
5 out of 5
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Effectiveness: 
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I don't have a dry or sensitive skin, but I do like it to be hydrated. This cream does just that. I use it over the Hydrance Rehydrating Serum, and together they keep my skin looking good all day. It has a pleasant but very light fresh almost unnoticeable fragrance, and there's a little spatula that comes with it which is very handy. This cream is rich but absorbs very quickly and easily, and a little goes a long way. This is one I'll definitely repurchase.
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Target signs of ageing around the eye contour with Avene PhysioLift Eyes, a smoothing and re-plumping cream for sensitive skin. When crow's feet and fine lines are a concern, this lightweight formula will help to increase smoothness around your eye area. PhysioLift Eyes is created with a unique "patch" texture, which mimics the skin to provide excellent absorption. It slowly releases the ingredients all night long to ensure that eyes look fresh, bright and rested upon waking. At the heart of the formula is a decongesting ingredient, dextran sulfate, which visibly reduces dark circles and puffiness. Added active ingredients work to smooth wrinkles, re-plump the skin and correct lost firmness. Apply in the evening only, delicately dabbing on to the eye contour and focussing on the crow's feet. Not to be used by pregnant women.  Fragrance-free.
 
Overall Rating: 
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
A good nightime eye cream.
Date:February 20, 2020
Location: Southampton Hampshire
Age: 40 or older
Gender: Female
Skin type: Combination
Fragrance appeal: 
5 out of 5
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I'm lucky that I don't particularly have many lines round my eyes, nor is my skin sensitive, but I do like to have a good eye cream to keep my skin as smooth, firm and youthful for as long as I can. This is ideal for use at night, as it's richer and doesn't need to be absorbed as quickly as one for use under make-up. I do notice a brighter look in the mornings which keeps me happy.
 
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Offer sensitive skin intense hydration like never before with the Avene Hydrance Intense Rehydrating Serum, a daily pre-moisturiser treatment that provides lasting hydration for 24 hours after application. Formerly known as the Avene Hydrance Optimale Hydrating Serum, the Avene Hydrance Intense Serum combines a unique patented system with a refreshing gel-like texture to penetrate your skin a powerful dose of moisture and care. The intensely soothing formulation is enriched with the unique patented active, Cohederm, a proven hydrator that forms water reservation in dehydrated skin, for pro-longed moisture and comfort. Avene Thermal Spring Water instantly soothes and adds radiance to skin, creating a healthy glow that lasts. Apply day and night to a cleansed face and neck. Follow with your favourite Avene moisturiser.
 
Overall Rating: 
4 out of 5
4 out of 5
A very nice serum.
Date:February 20, 2020
Location: Southampton Hampshire
Age: 40 or older
Gender: Female
Skin type: Combination
Fragrance appeal: 
5 out of 5
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I don't have dry or sensitive skin, but I do like it to be hydrated. This serum along with the Revitalising nourishing cream keeps it hydrated for pretty much all day. It has a pleasant but almost unnoticeable fresh smell, is lightweight and absorbs easily. I only use it when I wear make-up, so it will last me quite a while.
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''Melting away makeup for your cleanest skin yet, the Caudalie Cleansing Oil is a softening and comforting oil that envelops the skin while washing away every last trace of the day.'' - Caitlin, Escentual Beauty Team.   Why you'll love the Caudalie Cleansing Oil: 100% natural origin plant-based oils - including almond, grape seed, sunflower and castor. Gentle enough for sensitive skin. Non-greasy and leaves the complexion feeling comforted. Removes stubborn and waterproof makeup with ease.   Why it's Escentual: A nourishing daily cleanser that lifts away makeup, dirt and impurities, the Caudalie Makeup Removing Cleansing Oil is a pampering delight. It effectively tackles even waterproof mascara to comfortably remove makeup without disturbing the skin or leaving a greasy residue. The oil transforms into a milky emulsion as it meets with water to cocoon and soften the skin, while releasing a delectable scent of sweet almonds.   The best way to use it: Warm three pumps of the Caudalie Cleansing Oil between your palms before massaging into dry skin. Emulsify with a little water - either with your hands or a hot cloth - before rinsing thoroughly and patting dry. Try creating a luxurious foam cocktail by mixing with the Caudalie Vinoclean Instant Foaming Cleanser.
 
Overall Rating: 
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
A very effective cleansing oil.
Date:July 29, 2019
Location: Southampton Hampshire
Age: 40 or older
Gender: Female
Skin tone: Fair
Eye colour: Blue
Colour appeal: 
5 out of 5
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Effectiveness: 
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5 out of 5
I don't know how this oil works on its own, as I use it as part of a double cleanse with the cleansing milk. I do however find it very gentle on my skin which has the odd funny five minutes every so often. It emulsifies beautifully, doesn't leave an oily residue and has a light almond fragrance. Using it with the Caudalie gentle cleansing milk and moisturising toner certainly leaves my skin soft and hydrated, and I will definitely re-purchase.
 
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