Pond's : Cold Cream Cleanser

59 Reviews

Mineral Oil, Water, Ceresin, Beeswax, Triethanolamine, Ceteth 20, Fragrance, Behenic Acid, Montan Wax, Cetyl Alcohol, Carbomer, DMDM Hydantoin, Iodopropynyl Butylcarbamate.

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April 30, 2015
I am baffled
To say I was skeptical of a highly perfumed, greasy cream to fix my acne is an understatement. I read the reviews on here, after trying everything. I have combination skin - mostly an oily T-Zone and hormonal chin acne. After two miscarriages and going on the birth control pill for a little while - My skin went completely bonkers. I tried everything. Even just dove soap and oil of olay moisturizer. Then I read the reviews and figured, why not. How much worse can it get?! I am using like most people here. I lather it on at night and leave it on for about 5 minutes. I then use a warm washcloth to take some of it off. I used a small amount of witch hazel on the cystic acne for about a week to dry it out. My skin got a little worse before it got better - but so did a lot of others on here so I continued. In the morning I lathered a smaller amount on and got in the hot steaming shower. After my shower I rinsed it off. I stopped using Oil of Olay completely after one week of using Ponds. There was no need anymore! In two weeks my skin is starting to look like it did in high school. Pores are smaller, skin is glowing and my acne is 100% gone. My face feels cleaner and the best moisturized it has ever felt. I am a fan for life.
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November 30, 2014
Please try, you won't regret it!
I decided to try Pond's Cold Cream after experiencing frustration with many other products out there. My skin tends to be on the oily side. I breakout all over my face, with subclinical acne (tiny red bumps) on my forehead, occasional cystic acne (often on my chin), and frequent hormonal breakouts... So a little of everything you could say! I recalled during my teen years, a friend of mine who had perfect skin and a mother who looked so youthful. They both used this product nightly to remove their makeup. I decided to give it a whirl, considering the inexpensive price, and committed to using it every day for a month before giving up on it. I rub a small amount on my face and neck each night and leave on for a short while. No less than 3 minutes but if you are wearing makeup, it's helpful to leave on longer, up to 15 minutes. Apparently, letting your skin "warm" the cream helps dissolve the sebum under the surface. Take a warm, damp washcloth and gently wipe off in small circles. Splash water on your face and towel dry. I follow with non-alcoholic toner, eye cream, anti-blemish serum, and spot treatment as needed. You don't need moisturizer if your skin is oily! It will be totally nurished from the cold cream. In the morning I wash with a gentle soap, follow with toner, serum, and SPF before my makeup. It has now been six weeks. I have used less than a quarter of my original container of cold cream. My skin is looking great! My forehead and cheeks have completely cleared. I still get the occasional pimple around my mouth, only now they are small whiteheads that quickly come to a head and disappear. My skin is so soft and firm (I'm only in my mid-20's but it feels firmer I swear!). This review is lengthy but I really believe you should give the product a try if you are at your wits end! It can't hurt! And after reading about older women who are youthful looking and swear by cold cream, I'm in it for the long haul.
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September 7, 2012


well known for years!
can find it everywhere!


not avail in a pump!

I am a sufferer of acne forever it seems. I am now 40.You name the topical cream, ointment,emoillent,treatment,wash,prescription I have done it all.Have spent thousands on trying to find something to make me look human again.Well, being a nurse I deal with the elderly, I noticed a trend.All my patients who had beautiul complexions,all used the same product for years-Ponds ! So, I went and purchased some,and I have to say,its like I went away to a spa,and had a treatment and spent thousands,my face is clear,supple,and I am not embarrased not towear makeup,in just a few days!UNBELIEVABLE
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July 28, 2012


- very moisturizing
- removes waterproof makeup
- soothing
- doesn't make you break out
- heals dry skin fast



I had very dry knees, elbows, and hands, but after less than a week of using it, I had very smooth skin. Also, I noticed that when I used it for acne treatment, my acne was cleared in a couple of days. I paid $7.99 for the 9.5 ounce jar but I saw that the 3.5 ounce container was $4.99.
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May 19, 2012


Calms and soothes
Helps clear acne
Contains collagen


Wish they offered it in a pump

I've been using this for about a month, and it has made such a difference in my skin. It makes my topical acne prescriptions much more tolerable by keeping me good and moisturized. It does feel a bit greasy going on, but I like to put it on before showering in the morning, and then after my shower, I just wipe the remaining off with my towel. Then right from there I put on my makeup. Nothing else is really needed. At night, I use it as a makeup remover, but then when I wash it off, a reapply a little more to go to bed with. By morning, it is completely absorbed and my skin feels incredible. My husband would wake up and touch my face for the first couple of weeks because he was so amazed. And rest easy, because it has NO acne-causing ingredients.
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29 user(s) found this helpful

April 20, 2012


easy to use
clears acne
leaves skin super soft


doesn't come in a pump to avoid bacterial contamination

BUY IT! I can't recommend this product enough...such a simple solution.
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March 29, 2012


- really moisturizing!
- cleans skin well
- takes off makeup easily
- helping my acne so much


- none so far!

I know that you probably will not take review coming from someone who has been using this for just a week, but i had to review it because it is amazing. I have gone through so many acne treatments, from home remedies to store bought kits and none of them took care of the problem. If only I knew about this earlier, i wouldn't have wasted so much money!!! This product takes getting used to, since some may be uncomfortable with the greasy feel, but it works well. After using it for only a week, my acne is almost gone! My skin is soft, my scars are disappearing. It's like magic. Just put a blob on your face, massage it around, wait 10-15 minutes, then wipe off with a damp washcloth. you don't even need to moisturize afterwards! I think I'm going to keep this baby.
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January 26, 2012


Smells Nice
Does not cause acne
Feels nice on skin
Soothes skin
Gives skin a nice texture and glow


Does not come in a pump to prevent contamination

I am 36 and have struggled with acne my whole life. But as I get older and my skin gets drier and duller, I feel torn between preventing acne and nourishing my skin. I started using this product about two weeks ago in a desperate measure to prevent wind-burn on my face while I run outside in the winter. (I would rub it on and then not wipe it off until after my run). I was so shocked that it did not cause acne that I continued using it as a cleanser. I dip a clean q-tip into the jar each time to get the product out because I do not want to contaminate the contents (that may cause acne) and I rub it all over my face, neck and chest. Then I wipe it off with a warm, wet washcloth. Afterward, I use a toner on my chin, nose, and forehead to prevent acne and then follow-up with sunscreen in the morning and anti-aging cream at night. I have been doing this morning and night and have not used soap on my face at all for two weeks. I am hesitant to say it has cleared my acne because my acne cycles in and out so it is too soon to tell. But can can say with total confidence that this prodcut has not CAUSED me any acne and has left my skin looking clearer and brighter that it ever has. I dare to say this product is almost too good to be true, except that so far it is true. Do not be afraid to try this product, even if you struggle with acne. So far it seems to be the only way to clean and nourish my skin while still preventing acne. I am pretty excited about it.
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December 23, 2011





buy it
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November 6, 2011


Gets rid of zits
Leaves skin feeling incredibly soft and radiant
Reduces red marks left from acne
Reduces size of pores
Smells Great


Absolutely Nothing!

This is the BEST product I have used on my face EVER! I've always had sensitive skin, but for years, it was. A "breakout" was when I would get one zit on my chin; however, over the last 2 years, my skin starting changing, and my breakouts started to become more frequent and severe. I'm 22, and I started to notice that my face was feeling dry and looking older. About a month ago my face freaked out, and I had zits galore, including a cyst on my cheek-a place I NEVER get pimples, so I knew I had to change my routine. My mother said my grandmother used Ponds for years and always had beautiful skin,so I figured I had nothing lose and tried it. Instantly, my face felt rejuvenated! There was no more tightness after cleansing my face, and it felt cleaner than ever. I noticed a difference after 1 night, and the cyst on my cheek went away in 3 days! This is amazing if you know anything about cystic zits as they usually take WEEKS to go away. The first week that I used it, it brought a pimple that had been under the skin for months to the surface and removed it within days. After 3 weeks of using it, I am absolutely obsessed, and my face has never looked or felt better. Friends are constantly commenting on how radiant my skin looks and asking me for my secret! I have already converted 3 of them, and so far they love it too! I rub a good amount on my face at night and a small amount in the morning, removing it with a damp washcloth. If I go out at night, I use the Ponds after I shower and apply my makeup as usual. It leaves my face looking and feeling fresh and not greasy in the least! If you use this product, I would not recommend using additional moisturizers. I think this is where people may go wrong & complain about greasy skin. This product is sufficient in itself as a moisturizer. Since starting this produ[link edited out] my skin has cleared, and I hav
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