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Review: Hada Labo Tokyo Hydrating Facial Cleanser

My mission for the perfect non-foaming cleanser seems to be a never-ending journey. I swore off foaming cleansers due to my skin feeling stripped & irritated after use; but it would seem that the trifecta of non-drying, pH balanced & good ingredient list for cleansers is non-existent. CeraVe Hydrating failed me with the filmy residue. Innisfree Anti-Trouble Gel lacked the strength to even remove the oil of my first cleanser. Sum37 Miracle Rose Cleansing Stick burned my eyes, both literally and the high price tag. Then my journey led me to this: The Hada Labo Tokyo Hydrating Cleanser. I had hope again for the perfect cleanser. Hada Labo is Japanese company that started in 2004, the brand name translating to “Skin Lab”. Their skincare lines emphasize hydration with Hyaluronic Acid being a key ingredient for all their products, a naturally occurring compound that attracts & binds water agents. The company is owned by Rhoto Labratories, which is a leader in Japanese cosmetic development; but unfortunately is not as corporately transparent or as sustainably oriented as I like …