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Olay
Olay Total Effects Cream Cleanser + Blemish Control

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Olay Total Effects Cream Cleanser + Blemish Control
 
4.6

(based on 14 reviews)

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93%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

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  • Smells great (3)

Cons

  • Greasy (3)

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Most Liked Positive Review

 

THE BEST acne cleanser I have found yet!

After trying so many cleansers for problem skin, and not finding much success with any of them, I saw a commercial for the Olay website one day. I went online and took the...Read complete review

After trying so many cleansers for problem skin, and not finding much success with any of them, I saw a commercial for the Olay website one day. I went online and took the skincare quiz, and this was one of the recommended products for me to try. I purchased this cleanser as well as the corresponding cleanser with sunscreen and night firming cream. Within a couple of days I started noticing an improvement in my skin- it was clearer and smoother. This product is not over-drying, so my skin no longer looks like it's covered in an oil slick due to overcompensation. I have also noticed an improvement in monthly hormonal breakouts. Some months I do not get any pimples, but when I do it is less severe than before I started using this product. I would highly recommend this to anyone who has not had success with other (many much more expensive) acne cleansers.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Disappointing

I still have acne and oily skin but time is causing the need for anti-aging care also.  I trust Olay, so I thought I'd try this cleanser.  First, it smells like...Read complete review

I still have acne and oily skin but time is causing the need for anti-aging care also.  I trust Olay, so I thought I'd try this cleanser.  First, it smells like strawberry yogurt.  Not bad, just a little surprising.  It has little scrubby beads but not nearly enough to get oily skin clean.  It would be much better if there were more scrubby beads.  It removed my makeup okay but my skin seemed to get worse with ongoing use.

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5.0

My favorite brand

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from Libya

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Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Hydrates Skin
  • Minimizes Pores
  • Smells Great
  • Soothing
  • Works Effectively

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Adult Acne
    • Blackheads & Whiteheads
    • Inflammatory Acne
    • Moderate Acne
    • Severe Acne
    • Teen Acne

    Comments about Olay Total Effects Cream Cleanser + Blemish Control:

    I love this brand so much, especially the cream.It makes the skin so smooth, white and fresh. Olay cream can be used day and night, it is very safe and doesn't have any bad effects.When you use Olay, you can see the effects from the first week. Olay is the best solution to all skin problems such as acne, dry skin or wrinkles.It is suitable to all ages and for men or women. Moreover, Olay brand is very famous all over the world, so that its products are available and easy to get.

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    5.0

    Was very effective since in a short time it removes all the

    By 

    from uruguay, tacuarembo la pedrera

    About Me Budget Buyer

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    Pros

    • Improves Skin Texture
    • Smells Great

    Cons

    • Greasy

    Best Uses

    • Acne-Prone Skin
    • Sensitive Skin

    Comments about Olay Total Effects Cream Cleanser + Blemish Control:

    I love the truth that is very effective is very good not only I did it but my friend also

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    • I received a sample
     
    5.0

    Product so wonderful I did not know him before

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    from Algeria

    About Me Budget Buyer

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    Pros

    • After trying so many cleansers for problem skin,
    • Gentle
    • Moisturizing
    • skin, and not finding much success with them

    Cons

    • Greasy

    Best Uses

    • Dry Skin
    • I've been using this daily, and haven't had one
    • Oily Skin

    Comments about Olay Total Effects Cream Cleanser + Blemish Control:

    After I use this, my skin always feels soft and smooth. It works without drying out my skin.

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    • I am an employee or otherwise affiliated with the brand
     
    5.0

    nice Product for all skin

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    from uk

    About Me Budget Buyer

    Pros

    • Balances Skin
    • Gentle
    • Improves Skin Texture
    • Leaves Clean Feel
    • Moisturizing
    • Not Greasy
    • Smells Great

    Cons

    • Bad Smell
    • Doesn't Remove Makeup
    • Dries Out Skin
    • Greasy
    • Ineffective
    • Irritates Skin
    • Messy

    Best Uses

    • Acne-Prone Skin
    • All Skin Types
    • Combination Skin
    • Daily Use
    • Dry Skin
    • Oily Skin
    • Sensitive Skin

    Comments about Olay Total Effects Cream Cleanser + Blemish Control:

    Product so wonderful I did not know him before, but when I found I made a search for him and read the responses of users of this product turned out to be an effective and quick and I recommend it .

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    • I am an employee or otherwise affiliated with the brand
     
    5.0

    Great results

    By 

    from USA

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    Comments about Olay Total Effects Cream Cleanser + Blemish Control:

    I purchased Olay Total Effects Cream Cleanser + Blemish Control two months ago, and am pleased with the results. I don't have a huge problem with blemishes, but they do show up from time to time. I've been using this daily, and haven't had one in two months.

    After I use this, my skin always feels soft and smooth. It works without drying out my skin.

    Effectiveness
    As I stated above, I haven't had a blemish since I've been using it. I generally do not get a lot, but at least once a month one will pop up.

    It also doesn't dry out my skin like some of the other products I have tried.

    Ease of Application
    I use it in the shower, I just apply it, rub it in and rinse it off.

    Convenience
    Olay Total Effects Cream Cleanser + Blemish Control is available in most of the locations that I shop.

    Side Effects
    I haven't experienced any side effects.

    Immediacy
    I started using this after I had a few breakouts. I haven't had a breakout since I've been using it. So it seems to work right away.

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    5.0

    This is my favorite facial cleaner as an adult.

    By 

    from USA

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    Comments about Olay Total Effects Cream Cleanser + Blemish Control:

    I love this facial cleanser. I started using it in my adult years when my acne was not as bad and I started to want to pay attention to my aging skin. I read a lot about the product before I started to use it. After using the product in correlation with some other olay products daily I started to notice my skin have a special glow about it. This cleanser smells great and is very creamy. It is also extremely reasonably priced for cleansers of the same sort.

    Effectiveness
    My face always feels clean and fresh after using this product. Not to mention it takes care of my adult acne. I don't have much acne but this definitely takes care of those pesky few pimples I may get.

    Ease of Application
    Give me some water and a rag and I can use it. Very easy application

    Convenience
    This product is sold in most stores. Its very convenient to find

    Side Effects
    I have never had a single side effect from this product. Not irritation at all.

    Immediacy
    I notice a change in my complexion very shortly after starting to use this product.

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    5.0

    Good every day cleanser

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    from USA

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    Comments about Olay Total Effects Cream Cleanser + Blemish Control:

    This is a nice cleanser that is very lightly exfoliating, enough that you can use it every day. It helps make my skin clearer and softer. I don't find it to be too drying and it does seem to help with reducing spots. Leaves my skin feeling clean and fresh.

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    5.0

    THE BEST acne cleanser I have found yet!

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    from East Stroudsburg, PA

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    Comments about Olay Total Effects Cream Cleanser + Blemish Control:

    After trying so many cleansers for problem skin, and not finding much success with any of them, I saw a commercial for the Olay website one day. I went online and took the skincare quiz, and this was one of the recommended products for me to try. I purchased this cleanser as well as the corresponding cleanser with sunscreen and night firming cream. Within a couple of days I started noticing an improvement in my skin- it was clearer and smoother. This product is not over-drying, so my skin no longer looks like it's covered in an oil slick due to overcompensation. I have also noticed an improvement in monthly hormonal breakouts. Some months I do not get any pimples, but when I do it is less severe than before I started using this product. I would highly recommend this to anyone who has not had success with other (many much more expensive) acne cleansers.

     
    5.0

    This made a huge difference in my skin tone!

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    from Damascus, VA

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    Comments about Olay Total Effects Cream Cleanser + Blemish Control:

    I don't wear makeup often and have used Noxema to clean my face for nearly 15 years.  I also have a very uneven skintone, redness that comes and goes, and one or two zits almost constantly in varying areas of my face.  I figured that it was just the way my skin is.

    My husband gave me a day at the spa for our anniversary this year and my attendant made it very clear that my cleanser was not doing me any favors.  It was cleaning my face, yes, but that was all.  At my age (28), I needed to start thinking about protecting and helping my skin.  She suggested some outrageously priced cleanser that they sold exclusively at the spa.  I started looking for other alternatives.

    After a little research,  I decided to give Olay Total Effects Anti-Blemish a try.  I was nervous as I washed my face that evening, as I have very sensitive skin and allergies.  There were microbeads I hadn't expected, to exfoliate my skin - was this going to make my already sizeable pores bigger?  I went to bed expecting so see a very red face in the morning, since it was a touch red now.

    I woke up to the most even skin tone I'd had in years.  No zits!  It had shrunk the two I had coming on and my face was not blochy or red anywhere.  Why had I not tried this before?

    I also tried it after a day of heavy makeup (a rarity for me) and it removed the makeup with ease.

    This is a great product to begin helping your skin instead of just keeping it clean.  Your face will show the difference!  My little sister has switched from just seeing the difference in mine.

     
    5.0

    Can't live without it!

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    from Pennsauken, NJ

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    Comments about Olay Total Effects Cream Cleanser + Blemish Control:

    I simply cannot live without the Olay Total Effects Anti Blemish Daily Cleanser. I am in my 30s but still suffer from breakouts. My breakouts are not as bad as when I was a teenager but I really thought that by this age, I would be done with acne altogether. My mother suffered from adult acne as well so I guess that it is hereditary. Anyway, this cleanser works great! It keeps my outbreaks to a minimum. This cleanser is gentle enough for my sensitive skin as well. The price is not too bad because the tube lasts a while even when used every day. When I used to travel for business, I would freak out if I forgot to pack it in my suit case or if I forgot it in the shower of the hotel I was staying in. There are not many products that I can't live without but this one definitely makes the list. I love how the consistancy is creamy and does not leave any residue on your face. Also, it does not over dry your face or make the blemishes worse.

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