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Desert Essence

Thoroughly Clean Face Wash - Refill

Thoroughly Clean Face Wash - Refill

Item: DST078

  • Thoroughly Clean Original Face Wash from Desert Essence

  • Great for oily and combination skin

  • With Eco-Harvest Tea Tree Oil and awapuhi

32 fl oz (946 mL) Liquid

Retail $17.99
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  • Thoroughly Clean Original Face Wash from Desert Essence

  • Great for oily and combination skin

  • With Eco-Harvest Tea Tree Oil and awapuhi

Get your face squeaky-clean with Desert Essence Thoroughly Clean Original Face Wash. Ideal for oily and combination skin, it features Eco-Harvest Tea Tree Oil and awapuhi. This gentle and unique  formula leaves skin thoroughly clean, oil-free and feeling like silk. Extracts of goldenseal, Hawaiian white ginger (awapuhi) and essential oil and extract of chamomile soothe skin. Bladderwrack nourishes the skin to leave it looking vibrantly healthy. Regular use ever so gently helps improve the texture, clarity and radiance of your skin. Vegetarian/vegan. Gluten free. Biodegradable. Renewable sources. Cruelty free. No animal derived ingredients or animal testing. No parabens, artificial fragrances/dyes, petroleum compounds (including mineral oil, petrolatum and paraffin), SLS, PEGS, PPG, MEA, DEA, TEA, glycols or phthalates.

Terms and Ingredient Definitions

INGREDIENTS (INCI): Castile Soap (Water (Aqua), Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, Tall Oil, Potassium Hydroxide), Glycerin, Eco-Harvest® Melaleuca Alternifolia (Tea Tree) Leaf Oil, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract, Hydrastis Canadensis (Goldenseal) Root Extract, Hedychium Coronarium Root Extract (Awapuhi), Fucus Vesiculosus Extract (Bladderwrack), Cymbopogon Martini Oil (Palmarosa), Citrus Aurantium Amara (Bitter Orange) Peel Oil, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Oil, Calendula Officinalis Flower Oil, Callitris Introtropica Wood Oil (Blue Cypress).

DIRECTIONS: Moisten face with warm water and gently massage a small amount of cleanser in circular motions onto cheeks, chin, forehead and neck, avoiding eye area. Continue for approximately one minute then rinse thoroughly with cool water. Follow this procedure twice daily. AVOID CONTACT WITH EYES. In case of eye contact, rinse immediately with plenty of water. Contact a physician if symptoms persist. Test a small amount against clean skin on forearm 24 hours prior to use.


  • NO Animal Derived Ingredients or Animal Testing
  • NO Parabens
  • NO Artificial Fragrances/Dyes
  • NO Petroleum Compounds including Mineral Oil, Petrolatum and Paraffin
  • NO Glycols or Phthalates
  • Vegetarian/Vegan
  • Recyclable/Biodegradable
  • Gluten Free
  • Renewable Sources
  • Cruelty Free
  • For Oily & Combination Skin.

Shipping Weight

2.34 lbs

Desert Essence Thoroughly Clean Face Wash - Refill Reviews

Summary of Customer Ratings & Reviews

Customer Ratings & Reviews

Rated 4.6 out of 5 by 11 reviewers.
Rated 3 out of 5 by Swanson brand works better I got this for my daughter who had been using the swanson brand successfully for blemishes. I thought this would be the same and possibly better because we like other desert essence products. But she told me that this brand actually seemed to cause more pimples. I was very surprised at this. This is not to say that this product doesn't work well for others. June 11, 2015
Rated 3 out of 5 by very strong not for sensitive skin left my skin red and raw feeling squeaky but not clean lots of makeup residue left. I keep using it to use it up but definately will not buy again. Maybe good for teen age skin July 17, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Beautiful Skin Dessert Essence is a great company with great products. This face wash has premium ingredients at bargain prices. Your skin will be clean and beautiful. It's a small price to pay for young, healthy looking skin. April 30, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great value Can't beat the price for great product. Lasts forever. Thanks Swanson! March 11, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by My favorite face cleanser I'm a devoted user of Kiehls but when it comes to face cleansers, this product is my favorite. It's all natural (no SLS, phthalates, etc) and makes my face the perfect amount of clean, that is, not squeaky clean and dry, but ungreasy and oil-free. Have been using this product for at least 3 years and I swear by it. I buy the 32oz refill and use it to refill the 4.0oz travel size. The 8.5oz size has a pump that doesn't dispense well. October 23, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Thoroughly clean face wash My husband and I love this face wash. I bought the refill bottle for the better value and I'm happy I did. It leaves your face feeling clean and soft, just like the product info says. August 30, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by excellent faical cleansing great value and high quality - love it! May 31, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Wake Me Up I appreciate the convenience of this product. It rinses cleanly and does not leave any residue on the skin. I like how easily it washes off. I feel really clean when I use it - it is invigorating. May 6, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Best Facial Cleanser I started using cruely-free products recently and wanted to get a mild cleanser for combination skin. I bought the Desert Essence and am very happy with the results. I was using an expensive dept store brand cleanser that was fragrance-free. But the Desert Essence has a light smell that doesn't bother me. It rinses well. It's very gentle and the price is great.Love the refill. You need to use a foam soap dispenser. March 18, 2013
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