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Ditch That Cleanser. Try This Instead!

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This concoction is suitable for all skin types.

Honey + Vaseline Intensive Care Lotion

Mix the two and apply to the face. I suggest leaving it on for at least 1 minute before rinsing. Feels absolutely amazing!


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Try it and see for yourself. It will clean better than any cleanser on the market.


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Honey has already been widely documented as a de-gunker. It also has a high analgesic agents. If you are one of the die-hard science nerds, just Google "honey Cleanser" and see what others are saying. Vaseline IC, while it's a moisturizer, works fabulously with honey. I don't really know why, but when you add to honey it works like no other (at least from my vantage point). Now, as a long time honey sucking de-gunker myself, I can only tell you my own experience. This is a safe and cheap alternative to those expensive cleansers that under-delivers.


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I don't think my skin would like this at all...

The vaseline also has some potential pore cloggers.

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I don't think my skin would like this at all...

The vaseline also has some potential pore cloggers.

Lol. You're confusing this one, which is a moisturizing lotion, with their original petroleum jelly (yeah, THAT one). The Intensive Care is just like any lightweight lotion (read: non-sticky). Can I roll my eyes now?


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I don't think my skin would like this at all...

The vaseline also has some potential pore cloggers.

Lol. You're confusing this one, which is a moisturizing lotion, with their original petroleum jelly (yeah, THAT one). The Intensive Care is just like any lightweight lotion (read: non-sticky). Can I roll my eyes now?

Just because it's lightweight / non-sticky, doesn't mean it's without comedogenic ingredients. I'm not familiar with the intensive care lotion - does it say that it's non-comedogenic or have you looked into the ingredients?

I know some people love using honey as a cleanser. I used to use manuka honey as a cleanser / mask and it would always leave my skin feeling soft. I stopped using it because it wasn't helping with my acne though.

It's great that you've found a cleansing option you like but I'd personally be cautious with it if I were going to use it.


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I don't think my skin would like this at all...

The vaseline also has some potential pore cloggers.

Lol. You're confusing this one, which is a moisturizing lotion, with their original petroleum jelly (yeah, THAT one). The Intensive Care is just like any lightweight lotion (read: non-sticky). Can I roll my eyes now?

I'm not confusing it with petroleum jelly, which btw ranks 0 on the comedogenic scale. I looked up the intensive care on cosdna and it has many potentially clogging ingredients like I said. No need to be rude.

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Little sarcastic perhaps, but not rude. :)

Anyway, it's not my position to tell others what to do with their face but, geez, I don't understand why people jump to conclusios based on mere assumptions (eg. I think...). Had you actually tried my recommendation and still didn't like it, then I would have at least appreciated your input. So if you want to make a value judgment, test the products first.

That's the bone of my contention.


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Little sarcastic perhaps, but not rude. :)

Anyway, it's not my position to tell others what to do with their face but, geez, I don't understand why people jump to conclusios based on mere assumptions (eg. I think...). Had you actually tried my recommendation and still didn't like it, then I would have at least appreciated your input. So if you want to make a value judgment, test the products first.

That's the bone of my contention.

This is a discussion forum though. It is perfectly reasonable for people to question your method before trying it, especially since the lotion has known irritants. It's wonderful that it works for you, but the doubts raised are valid.

As for me, honey and products with dimethicone both break me out, while petroleum jelly (which you scoffed at...see, everyone jumps to conclusions!) works beautifully. Do you have any before/after pictures to support your claims? That might make some people more willing to try it.

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Well, then I suppose we're even. :)

What good would before/after pic serve? After all, we're taking about a cleanser, not a wrinkle cream.

BTW do you never try any cosmetic product unless you have absolute certainty that you will not break out? And do you belive, in no uncertain term, the label that reads "non-comedogenic"? I guess I'm little different in that I like to try new things first and ask questions later.


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Well, then I suppose we're even. smile.png

What good would before/after pic serve? After all, we're taking about a cleanser, not a wrinkle cream.

BTW do you never try any cosmetic product unless you have absolute certainty that you will not break out? And do you belive, in no uncertain term, the label that reads "non-comedogenic"? I guess I'm little different in that I like to try new things first and ask questions later.

I am way too paranoid to try things without doing a ridiculous amount of research. Even then, I am extremely cautious about testing products on small patches of skin before applying it to my entire face. Something could be labeled non-comedogenic (which is often a baseless claim) and come with a guarantee and I would still be skeptical. But like I said, my skin doesn't even react well to honey so I feel my paranoia is justified. Everyone is different though. I just know that researching products and methods obsessively has lead me to a regimen that actually keeps me clear most of the time.

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Well, then I suppose we're even. smile.png

What good would before/after pic serve? After all, we're taking about a cleanser, not a wrinkle cream.

BTW do you never try any cosmetic product unless you have absolute certainty that you will not break out? And do you belive, in no uncertain term, the label that reads "non-comedogenic"? I guess I'm little different in that I like to try new things first and ask questions later.

I am way too paranoid to try things without doing a ridiculous amount of research. Even then, I am extremely cautious about testing products on small patches of skin before applying it to my entire face. Something could be labeled non-comedogenic (which is often a baseless claim) and come with a guarantee and I would still be skeptical. But like I said, my skin doesn't even react well to honey so I feel my paranoia is justified. Everyone is different though. I just know that researching products and methods obsessively has lead me to a regimen that actually keeps me clear most of the time.

I'm the same way. My skin reacts to so many different things (in the form of clogs) so I really need to do my research before trying a product. Lots of things labeled non-comedogenic actually do have comedogenic ingredients in them. For example, purpose cleanser is supposedly non-comedogenic, but it clogs me.

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i dont really read what it labels on products when they say non comedogenic ingredients , i just copy paste all the ingredients into this website that tells you if it has clogging pore ingredients and that decides if i should use it or not and its been great so far

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