Garnier Pure Active Pore Unclogging Wash Review

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Garnier Pure Active Pore Unclogging Wash Review

Hi Everyone,

It still raining here but the temperature was litter high today. Winter is already here and my dry skin problems will soon start. I have made few purchases few weeks back and as I told I will be reviewing the products one by one. Today I am going to review  face wash which is good for summers and winters both and it’s from a very popular brand Garnier whose name itself is enough.

 Product Claim:-

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Garnier PureActive is a new generation of concentrated formula’s tested on acne prone skin.

Is PureActive Pore Unclogging wash made for me?

Yes, if while cleansing you wish to deeply purify pores and remove inlayed impurities in search of a perfect skin result.

Why is it different?

It’s intensely refreshing formula delivers a double anti-spots, anti-marks action: Enriched with an excellent exfoliating ingredient, it deeply purifies pores. Enriched with a natural regenerating active, it prevents the formulation of imperfection marks.

It’s Secret?

An unprecedented association in the formula which fights imperfections and their marks:

  • A concentrated Salicylic Acid is one of the most efficient exfoliant actives,
  • The proven power of plants: Herba Repair is a natural active extracted from vaccinium myrtillus with exceptional regenerating and skin repairing properties.


INR 79 for 50 gm and INR 150 for 100 gm.


Water, Sodium Laureth Sulfate, Glucoside, Glycerin, Sodium Chloride, Coco-Betaine, Salicylic Acid, Citric Acid, Menthol, PEG 150 Pentaerythrityl, Tetrasterate, Pentasodium, Ethylenediamine, Tetramethylene, Sodium Hydroxide, Vaccinum Myrtillus Fruit Extract, Zinc, Gluconate. Fragrance (F.I.L. B34420/1)

Discover a face wash with the unique association of 2 powerful natural actives

1) Salicylic Acid : An excellent exfoliating ingredient that deeply purifies pores.

2) HerbaRepair™ : a natural active extracted from Vaccinium myrtillus (extract from Blueberry), known for its exceptional regenerating & skin repairing properties.

Directions for use:-

Daily apply on wet face. Gently spread the invigorating extra-fresh gel across your face insisting on the most affected areas and your T-Zone. Rinse thoroughly. Avoid the eye contour

The Garnier Skin Naturals Philosophy:

Garnier uses whenever possible, active ingredients, which have been carefully extracted to preserve their quality and purity.

My opinion on the product:-

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When I got this few weeks back it was summer here in Bangalore and I started using this. I have combination type skin and temperature here was around 300C -330C. My face used to get oil around my nose and eyelids, it suited my skin well. It does cleans my skin well and takes away all the dirt and oil from my face. I have yet to test it when the temperature is above 400C. The wash is little runny and transparent with a little bluish tint.

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When I first applied on my face it felt so cool which make it really awesome and appropriate for summers. The smell was also very refreshing, something like peppermint. The cooling effect and the smell is due to the menthol content in the wash. It has SLS too but does very good job in shrinking the pores and removing the whiteheads to an extent. It has Salicylic Acid which is good for fighting skin troubles like acne.

Vaccinium Myrtillus Extract which is anti-inflammatory and good for the skin in summers. It is Bilberry extract which is good and a conditioning agent for the skin. It contains Zinc which has skin purifying qualities.

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Now, that the mercury has dropped and temperature is around 180C – 240C, I don’t feel like using this much. I always use baby oil or EV olive oil to remove my makeup and then I use this wash to remove the oil and any traces of makeup from my face. My face doesn’t secrete oil in winters so I don’t need use this daily but whenever I use this it doesn’t makes my skin  stretchy or dry. I do apply a light moisturizer after cleansing but with this wash I feel like I can skip one but it is always good to apply a moisturizer.

What I Liked:-

  • Affordable
  • Easily available
  • Removes whiteheads
  • Tightens skin pores
  • Removes extra oil from face
  • Controls sebum and prevents pimples
  • Doesn’t dry out my skin.
  • Easy to apply

What I didn’t Liked:-


Will I repurchase and recommend:-

Yes, it has become my favorite face wash for summers and I would recommend this to all oily and combination skin type people.



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