Curiosity killed the cat.
I'd tried oil and solid cleansers, but never a melting gel cleanser so when I was taking advantage of a 3 for 2 offer for Ole Henriksen I just couldn't resist adding Pure Truth Melting Cleanser to the cart.
When it arrived, it looked promising.
The jar contained an orange-coloured gel, which faintly smelled of oranges.
According to the description, this not only melts the most stubborn make-up, but also leaves the skin moisturised and pampered due to the content of Vitamin C, rose hips, cherry seed oils pamper.
What you do is massage the product into the skin to melt away the make-up and impurities and then rinse with warm water. And here comes the trouble. This product doesn't rinse. It clings to my skin like melted glue and makes it feel super greasy. While dry skin types may enjoy this sensation they might associate it with comfort and hydration, I feel like my face turns to something tacky, grease-covered and I can't wait to wash this off with my foam cleanser, but surprise surprise even foam cleansers cannot break down the oilies on the surface on my skin. What's more I'm not certain as to whether this is successful at melting down my make up, especially mascara, but also foundation. Each time I use this cleanser, I've got panda eyes and my foundation can be seen on a cotton pad when I apply my toner.
So, this is a big no no for me. It's heavy, greasy and inefficient.