Saturday, 26 November 2011

Challenge: Can anything beat the Liz Earle cleanse and polish?

If theres an award for the product with the most hype and reviews in the beauty and blogging world, it would have to go Liz Earle's cleanse and polish hot cloth cleanser....
 This has been my most repurchased product ever and I've been religiously using it for about 2 years.
The thing is I've been so hesitant to write a review becasue well there is SO many out there.

Well this is going to be a bit more of a review, also a challenge.
I've tried an infinate amount of skincare products, especially cleansers, I'd switch them up all the time and my routine changed transitionally but fairly often, untill I tried this product.
I can honestly say I've never used another cleanser untill I've lost/run out of or forgotten to take my Liz Earle. This is because the difference in my skin after after only a few uses was so dramatic.
I've never really had problem skin, infact I didn't get my first spot till I was about almost 18! I do now get the occasional break out, but never really dramatic *touch wood*. However I darn well notice when I'm not using this product! My skin looks that clear and bright that I can happily go out with a tiny bit of tinter moisturier, and sometimes, when I fake tan, I don't even feel the need for it!. 

I still do get the occasional minor breakout, this doesn't perminantly banish blemishes for good or promice flawless skin 24/7, but it's the closest thing to it! 

Now heres what I propose...
I've always wondered is this actually THE best product out there? I've never ever seen a negative review, nor have I ever heard anyone state anything better that they prefure to use, but with all these products on the market, is it really Liz that comes out on top or are we missing something?

I've tried out lots of different products claiming to do the same as the cleanse and polish, avon, number 7, soap and glory... all lovely products, I particually like the avon, however, nothing even comes close to it, and I always feel like I have to use my Liz afterwards.

HOWEVER, I do remember, back before I got into the Cleanse and polish and worked at lush, I had another holy grail product...

Angels on bare skin, this is a solid fresh cleanser, that you turn it to a paste. You take a small amount and add water to turn it into a paste. Now from what I remember, I was possibly as excited about this as I am about liz earle, but when I left lush, and couldn't get my nice 50% discount, I tried other things...

But that in mind, I do rememer this cleanser for me being 'skincare life changing' so I may have to grab a pot and give it a road test again and compare..

So thats the challenge I set you guys, can you find a cleanser that you could love more than Liz?
Have you already found that product?
I've love to hear your thoughts on this :)


blog-a-beauté said...

You know what this is entire reason I haven't blogged about the liz earle cleanse and polish yet! It's funny that you're putting it up against angels on bare skin because aside from the liz earle cleanser that's another product i've never heard anything bad about. Loads of people I know have already heard of the liz earle cleanser but the ones who haven't almost always know about angels on bare skin and swear by it that i'd recently been contemplating picking one up!! Great post! Can't wait to hear your thoughts about AOBS when you try it! xx

Pretty In Pink said...

i haven't tried either, but i have tried the black solid cleanser from lush, and it literally died every pore i had on my face black for about a week, it was awful!

Beauty Balm said...

I love Liz Earle Cleanse & Polish but I have also found two alternatives which I love - Pai Camellia & Rose Gentle Hydrating Cleanser (I blogged about it recently) and Superdrug Vitamin E Hot Cloth Cleanser (a bargain buy recently at £2.99) x

Been There, Done That, Got The Lipstick. said...

Elemis Pro-Radiance Cream Cleanser is the exact same as Cleanse & Polish apart from the scent and price tag. The one from Elemis is around £28 though, which in my mind makes Liz Earle the better option.