You're not going to get a deep cleanse from this, let's start there. So if you're used to the popular cream cleansers, don't expect the same effect. I love this though. I use it to remove my makeup with a soft flannel and warm water, and it takes it all off without irritating my skin. The smell isn't very appealing, but hey ho, I'll take it for non-irritated skin. I have eczema and large pores, so usually follow this with a deeper cleanse on an evening, but on a morning it's good alone as you can moisturise and put makeup on without waiting for any pinkness or redness to subside.