This derm-approved drugstore cleanser will transform your skin care routine

Your freshest face is only a (foaming) cleanse away…

Content Producer / July 25 2023

The product

Generally speaking, foam cleansers have gotten a bad rap over the years for being overly drying and stripping away your skin’s natural moisture. But the more recent formulas work hard to bust that myth. And the CeraVe Foaming Cleanser is here to do just that.

The gel-to-foam cleanser is developed with dermatologists to offer a deep cleanse without leaving your skin feeling dry and stripped. It’s packed with three essential ceramides and hyaluronic acid to cleanse the day away, removing excess oil, dirt and makeup.

Want to #CleanseLikeADerm? Here’s what our panel of Review Crew® testers thought about this derm-approved drugstore cleanser.…

The panel

Beauty Crew sent the CeraVe Foaming Cleanser to a panel of men and women aged 16-35 with normal to oily skin and those with mild eczema, looking for a new cleanser that would target their skin concerns without irritating the skin or disrupting the natural moisture barrier.

The lowdown

How gentle it was on their skin: This gel- to- foam cleanser has been formulated with dermatologists and is gentle enough to be used twice daily. Our Review Crew® could feel how gentle and hydrating it was while cleansing the day away.

The active ingredients: Reviewers loved the combination of three essential ceramides, hyaluronic acid and niacinamide, and could feel their skin barrier being protected, hydrated and refreshed with every wash.

The affordable and accessible price point: Our Review Crew® loved how accessible and affordable this cleanser is. A cleanser that targets oiliness without drying out your skin or your bank account? We’ll take 10!

The verdict

“CeraVe Foaming Cleanser has exceeded my expectations, offering a gentle yet effective solution for my skincare needs. With its remarkable formula, this cleanser thoroughly cleanses without causing irritation or dryness. Its hydrating properties and dermatologist recommendation make it suitable for all skin types. I highly recommend CeraVe Foaming Cleanser for a transformative and reliable skincare experience.”
Anastasia P
“I have struggled with acne for as long as I can remember and have tried just about anything. My acne seems to come and go, and even the slightest inconvenience makes me break out. CeraVe does a great job at not over-stripping my skin barrier and keeping my skin clear. I loved that this contains Ceramides, Hyaluronic Acids and Niacinamide. Other expensive brands do not do that and this is so affordable! What I liked especially was how this cleanser was able to clean and refresh my face while still being gentle.”
Ron B
“This is a perfect, every day cleanser! I have oily skin prone to breakouts and red spots - after a few weeks of using this cleanser I definitely noticed a difference to the texture of my skin. I use it every night in the shower to clean off the day, and whether I'm wearing makeup or not, it always makes me feel clean and fresh. It also interacts really well with my other skincare and makeup products. I highly recommend this cleaner and will restock when it runs out. Give it a go!”
Stephanie P

Like the sound of this fresh, foaming cleanser? Read more CeraVe Foaming Cleanser reviews.

The products for this Review Crew® trial have been provided by CeraVe to Are Media and BEAUTYcrew for the purpose of trial and review by Review Crew® members.

*This combined average star rating for CeraVe Foaming Cleanser is based on a combined total of 50 reviews submitted and is correct as of 25/07/2023.

Main image credit: Are Media

Emma Allcock began her career in the world of fashion and beauty in 2015, interning for various PR fashion houses. Naturally her love for style soon extended to beauty, and Emma landed firmly in the beauty and wellness world thanks to an internship-turned-role at local Australian fragrance brand Maison Blanche. One thing that remained consistent whether unpacking accessories or creating social content? Her commitment to an always-perfect manicure. Luckily, she’s since turned her talents to helping her readers achieve the same, writing about all things beauty and wellness. Emma is now a Content Producer for BEAUTYcrew, with her words and recommendations also appearing across beautyheaven. Emma loves the process of diving deep into the world of testing (and writing) about everything from haircare to fragrance. When she’s not slathering her skin in something new, she’s going for an early morning stroll to catch a stunning sunrise (coffee in hand, of course), because life’s all about that wellness balance after all.