Refreshing Face Wash


What it is -

This gentle soap-free formula uses Citric Alpha Hydroxy Acid (AHA) to whisk away make-up, dirt and excess oil from your skin’s surface and pores. It is also free of alcohol and parabens.

What it does -

  • Gently cleanses without over-drying skin
  • Restores ideal pH for effective use with Alpha Skin Care products
  • Gently removes make-up & skin impurities
  • Leaves skin feeling soft, smooth & fresh

Who it's for -

All Skin Types

Ingredients -

Water, Decyl Glucoside, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, PEG-200 Hydrogenated Glyceryl Palmate, Glycerin, Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate, PEG-3 Distearate, Sodium Laureth Sulfate, PEG-7 Glyceryl Cocoate, Citric Acid, Propylene Glycol, Diazolidinyl Urea, Idopropynyl Butylcarbamate, Sodium Chloride

Explore the Power of our Ingredients

SKU: 340011
How To Use: With warm water, gently massage onto your face and neck. Rinse thoroughly. Follow with your favorite Alpha® Skin Care products. Use morning and evening.


5 out of 5 (based on 97 ratings)
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Face Wash

Love this cleanser! It leaves my skin very clean and refreshed. It has not dried out my skin. All traces of makeup are washed away!!
Posted by Karen, 1st Aug 2017

Best Cleanser Ever

I have been using this product for a couple of years. My skin tone is normal and this gentle cleanser never leaves my skin dry or taut after using. This is the only face cleanser I will ever use from now on!
Posted by Sharon, 15th Jul 2017

Clean Skin

Leaves my face feeling clean without drying out my skin. Their products are amazing and do what they promise. Love them!
Posted by undefined, 14th Jul 2017


I have used this product for over 20 years and have passed it on to sisters and daughters - all of us very satisfied. So hoping the price and bottle size changes won't affect the wash as it did the renewal lotion.
Posted by Kathleen Cech, 6th Jul 2017

Best make up remover

My cousin told me about this product years ago . It is fantastic and can remove any make up and especially mascara without stinging in one's eyes.I have recommended it to many friends.Leaves face clean and soft.
Posted by Eileen, 3rd Jul 2017

Best Face Wash Ever!

With the new name, I was concerned the face wash might have changed. No worries there! It is just as terrific as ever. My face always feels soft and clean. I have tried more expensive brands, but they can't hold a candle to Refreshing Face Wash! I am 60 and have used this for 25+ years.
Posted by Harriett Eppes, 28th Jun 2017

the best!

This is the best face wash! It cleans effectively without drying and removes eye makeup. The alpha hydroxy acid exfoliates, combats acne, evens skin tone. It is great for every age skin.
Posted by erica, 26th Jun 2017

face cleaning without soap

finally a non-scented face wash that doesn't dry your skin
Posted by glenn, 23rd Jun 2017

Should be called Body Wash

Does not seem as aggressive as the Foaming Wash but I use it everyday in the shower and scrub my whole body with it. Work great! Seems to work best with a scrub. I use the kind people use in the kitchen, with one side for scrubbing and the other side is a sponge. Use the scrubbing side. Gives your whole body a tingle!
Posted by Max, 23rd Jun 2017