Friday, 24 January 2014

Avene Clenance Gel Review

This is a guest post from Ashwin (ashu6074).He previously wrote a informative review on Triclenz Hair Cleanser and Triflow Hair Conditioner.

Hi Friends,

Today I am going to review and share my experience with Avene Cleanance Gel with you.

Avene Clenance Gel Review

About Avene Cleanance Gel: 

Avene is a very top-notch cosmetic company which has some really amazing skin care products.Their very popular acne skin care range includes Avene Triacneal, Avene Clenance Gel and Avene Clenance Mask. All Avene products use their Thermal Spring Water which is their patented technology consisting of purest form water infused with essential minerals which benefit the skin.

Avene Cleanance Gel is a soap-free cleanser.It eliminates impurities and excess sebum without drying the skin. It targets excess sebum control which is responsible for bacteria activity thereby eliminating acne.

My Skin Type: 

 Oily and acne prone skin.


Avene Thermal Spring Water (Avene Aqua), Water (Aqua),Sodium Lauroyl Methyl Isethionate, Zinc Coceth Sulfate, Polysorbate 20, Sodium Cocoamphoacetate, Ceteareth-60 Myristyl Glycol, Peg-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil,Citric Acid,Disodium Edta, Fragrance (Parfum), Glyceryl Laurate, Green 5 (CI 61570),Sodium Benzoate, Sodium Hydroxide,Yellow 5 (Ci 19140), Zinc Gluconate.


1100 Rs for 200 ml


Avene Clenance Gel Review

My Experience:

I was using Sebamed Cleansing Foam in morning and I was looking for some non -comedogenic cleanser for night time that will not only cleanse the face well but also doesn't make skin dry. Sebamed cleansing foam is a very good cleanser but doesn't cleanse the face well. So I short-listed couple of cleansers with the help of DJ:)

From this list, I decided to go for Avene Cleanance gel because it is non-comedogenic, I was using Triacneal (acne cream from Avene) during night time so this gel and Triacneal would be a good pair.This gel really helps to keep blemishes away and regulate oil production. Good thing is that it is sulphate free. It's gentle and cleans well, leaving my skin soft and moisturized. You need only one or two drops to make you skin feel so clean. It's a green liquid that comes out and smells Very nice, only a little bit takes to lather up in your hand, which is good. The only problem is it is expensive (As usual like other Avene products). It cost me around 1100 Rs. But this 200 ml bottle will last for 3-4 months.


  • It is Hypoallergenic which means it suitable for sensitive skin.
  • It is a Non-comedogenic and gentle cleanser.
  • It is Soap free cleanser which does not contains the usual foaming gents like sodium lauryl/ laureth sulphate(SLS).
  • Skin feels soft after cleansing.
  • It helps control acne.
  • It is a gel cleanser with very pleasant smell.
  • It Cleanses well and doesn't make skin dry.
  • It Comes in a very good tight bottle. Packaging is very good.
  • It is paraben-free.


  • Avene products are expensive.
  • Availability is an issue.
  • There are mildly comedogenic ingredients so unless skin is high acne prone skin,shouldn't be a problem.


Avene is imported in India by Abott HealthCare. Easy Availability is an issue as stated before.It is available in reputed beauty outlets like Skin Store and some pharmacies.

It is also available online from sites like:

My Rating: 4.5 / 5 (deducting 0.5 rating for price)  :)

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