Friday, November 21, 2014

Origins Checks and Balances Frothy Face Wash Review

Origins Checks and Balances Frothy Face Wash

I have mentioned time and time again that it is not often that I reach for a foaming facial wash as typically I find them to be both stripping and drying on the skin. I'd imagine for those with normal skin this won't be much of a problem but for those like myself with oily skin it just further promotes imbalance (by drying out my skin it over compensates and becomes more oily), and of course those with a dry complexion could only result in more dry areas. Lovely. I have however been on the lookout for a few gentle foaming cleansers to recommend and joining my list alongside Clinique Foaming Sonic Facial Soap is Origins Checks and Balances Frothy Face Wash.

"Origins gentle, frothy face wash carefully does both jobs without cancelling each other out. It helps to seek out oil, soaks it up then keeps it well in-check, while it balances and protects dry prone zones. And Broadleaf Kelp breaks down dirt, disperses excess oil and sends dullness down the drain. Skin feels comfortably refreshed after cleansing, never tight, pulled or parched."

Origins Checks and Balances Frothy Face Wash a soft, minty scented face wash which has a creamy consistency that is technically a foaming facial cleanser but isn't at all sudsy. Frothy really is the best way to describe this, when combined with water this produces gentle and soft, small bubbles that gently cleanse the skin without irritation. I can also vouch that even with continued use Origins Checks and Balances Frothy Face Wash does not dry out the skin, rather it leaves my skin feeling soft, well cleansed and oddly blemish free which may be due to the oil control aspect. In all honest I can not say that the cleanser has in any way brightened my skin and I have been trailing this since October but if you are looking for a quick, non-drying and easy way to cleanse you really could do a lot worse! I will be purchasing a full sized bottle in the coming weeks (I bought a mini/travel sized version in Sephora) which I guess is testament to how well it preforms considering I never purchase foaming cleansers - full stop!

Origins Checks and Balances Frothy Face Wash £18.50/150ml via Boots - link.

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  1. I'm the same - Don't really like to use foamy cleansers as it tends to make my skin worse but will definateley look more into this one! :)♡

  2. I got the travel size as a gift and was totally wowed too. Need to purchase a full size for sure! Love Origins so much.

    Meryl x

  3. It sounds great also, I bought an amazing facial cream from , seriously my face never had softer ones. Also there're lots of natural products in this website, I highly recommend to look over it , you'll be impressed - that's a promise .

  4. Oooh, I'll check this out! Lilly xx

  5. Great post! I will definitely be trying this out!

    Missmacbeauty | Missmacbeauty

  6. I've been on the lookout for a gentle cleanser, will definitely check this out! x

    Catherine | Pretty Little Beauty Blog

  7. ive never tried any origins products before, this looks like it would work very well xx

  8. I've never tried this before but I just might...

  9. I have heard so, so much about this product and really do need to try it!

  10. Ooh might need to try this! x



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