Hada Labo Cleansers: A Little Comparison

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I was recently sent 3 of these foaming facial wash by Hada Labo. One is “Moisturizing & Whitening”, another is for “Deep Clean & Blemish Control” and the last one is “Deep Clean & Pore Refining”. When it comes to cleansers, I like using a foam to follow my cream or balm makeup remover. I have normal combination skin, so foams don’t usually dry out my face.

I have been using these 3 alternately for a while now, and they do seem a bit more drying than the one I talked about the other day. While I never really believed that cleansers could whiten your face or shrink your pores, I do believe that they are able to give the face a good cleanse. These three definitely wipe out all dirt and grime of the day, including the natural oils of your face. If I don’t follow this with my toner, my skin feels taut and dry. Perhaps someone with oily skin might appreciate these? I’m not sure.

I was just studying the ingredients and I noticed one glaring thing.


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As far as I know, the top few in the list are the key ingredients, and those listed at the bottom of the ingredients list play the least important role, so to speak. Do correct me if I’m wrong because if I’m right, then these 3 ingredients lists baffle me. They are all the same, safe the last one or two ingredients! That would mean that while they are named differently, they perform pretty much the same. I mean, they do feel the same to me, and my skin has been behaving, so they serve the purpose of just cleaning my face… but hey, what’s this?

Do we have any readers here who can help me out?

I do like the Hada Labo SHA Lotion, but when it comes to these foaming cleansers, while they cleanse my skin perfectly well, I find that they dry out my skin. I am also speculating that while the cleansers claim to have different functions, the ingredients lists tell me that the difference is pretty much negligible in its effect. Again, if I’m way off and embarrassing myself, please let me know. I’m still learning about these ingredients business.

What do you think?


xoxo Lily


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