I love a cleansing balm. My skin gets clean and feels so soft after. I have a couple of favorites, but I’m always on the look to try new ones, specially from the drugstore. Today I will share my opinion of this cleansing balm from one of my favorite drugstore brands.
Brand: Physicians Formula
Country: United States
Story: Physicians Formula was created by Dr. Crandall, a leading allergist in Los Angeles, out of love for his wife who had sensitive skin. The brand changed the face of cosmetics by developing hypoallergenic, fragrance-free and dermatologist-tested makeup, free of over 150+ known skin irritants.
Since: Est. 1937
Owned by: Markwins Beauty Brands
Cruelty free: no, It sells in China
Name: The Perfect Matcha 3-in-1 Melting Cleansing Balm
Purpose: A 3-in-1 cleansing balm to melt away makeup, cleanse impurities, and hydrate the skin.
Main ingredients: matcha green tea, bamboo shoot, and lotus extract
Suitable for sensitive skin: yes
For whom is good: all skin types.
Free of: paraben & gluten
Shelf life: 12 months
Size: 40 gr (1.4 oz).
Packaging: plastic jar. Comes with a plastic spatula
My review: This is excellent cleanser. It destroys makeup, even waterproof mascara. It melt into the skin smoothly and my skin feels so soft after. Clean & soft. Exactly my expectation
How I used: On my evening routine as my first step. I applied on my dry face, I massage into my skin and the remove it with a damp cloth.
Why I liked the most: How good was removing waterproof mascara
Cons: I think the price is too high for such little product that comes in the jar (40gr)
How long did it last: 3 months
Pecas’s score: 4/5. Excellent
Will but it again: Yes
Physicians Formula is organic and is certified by EcoCert which handles cosmetic certifications. (Food is USDA) Their products are organic, natural and their packaging is eco-friendly.
They are a key are proud to be a key supporter and sponsor of Earthday.org‘s reforestation initiative The Canopy Project.
Sustainability score: 2/5. (as they are not cruelty free)
Where you can buy it: you can buy directly from Physicians Formula page or any drugstore chain in your home country.
Note: I purchased the product myself and there are no affiliate links in this post.