Algenist Genius Ultimate Anti-Aging Melting Cleanser Review - Really Ree
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Algenist Genius Ultimate Anti-Aging Melting Cleanser Review

22 Apr 2017 (Updated: 20 Jan 2019)

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I’m a micellar water kind of girl, and find that removing make-up in the shower just isn’t really high up on my list. I like a quick shower, and adding in the extra step of washing never feels worth it! However, I’ve found a product that has finally changed my mind. Check out the Algenist Genius Ultimate Anti-Aging Melting Cleanser.

Algenist Genius Ultimate Anti-Aging Melting Cleanser
Algenist Genius Ultimate Anti-Aging Melting Cleanser

I wasn’t sure what to expect when I first tried the Algenist Genius Ultimate Anti-Aging Melting Cleanser. You apply it dry, straight onto your make-up. This step feels rather odd at first as we’re used to being told to apply washes and face treatments to clean skin. It’s very oily, in a luxurious and silky way, and I generally just rub it in, eyes and all. You add water, which transforms it into a milky emulsion, and it washes your grime and make up away. 

It definitely tackles my waterproof mascara and heavy duty foundation, and leaves my skin with a delicious coating of facial oil. It smells divine, and feels expensive. And rightly so, it costs £32 which is pretty hefty for a cleanser. It is really lovely to use though!

Algenist Genius Ultimate Anti-Aging Melting Cleanser
Algenist Genius Ultimate Anti-Aging Melting Cleanser

Algenist Genius Ultimate Anti-Aging Melting Cleanser Features

So what are your pennies getting you? 

This unique, luxurious melting cleanser is the best of biotechnology and offers an unparalleled sensorial experience. The powerful formula combines both Alguronic Acid, a patented anti-ageing breakthrough, and a powerful source of nourishing oil, Microalgae Oil, to visibly replenish and smooth skin.”

I do believe that you get what you pay for with skincare, and that it is a quality of ingredients that sets higher end products from high street and budget. Algenist’s whole range is paraben free, hypoallergenic, and sulphates free. 

I’ve been using the product for a few weeks now, and I’m still gasping with surprise every time I come out of the shower at how soft my face feels. Even though you wash it away, it leaves a lovely coating of product which just feels so high-end.

It is available to order online exclusively here 

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