Balancing Cleanser: Oil Control


Balancing Cleanser: Oil Control

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Size: 5 fl. oz

Skin Type Combination, Normal, and Oily
Skin Goals Acne-Clearing, and Detoxifying
  • Charcoal-powered detoxifying cleanser for combo/oily and blemish-prone skin
  • Unclogs pores, dissolves excess oil, controls shine, removes makeup
  • Dermatologist-tested, oil-free, non-GMO, cruelty-free, vegan & gluten-free
Balancing act

Unclog pores, dissolve excess oil, and remove makeup with Follain Balancing Cleanser: a surprisingly gentle, seriously effective solution for congested, blemish-prone skin. Charcoal and Willow Bark Extract thoroughly purify pores, while Rosewater and Witch Hazel Water help reduce shine and balance skin for a more even-toned complexion. To top it off, it also doubles as a quick 1-minute mask for an even deeper detox. Either way, your complexion will be left looking just the way you like it: healthy, even-toned, and shine-free.

Pump cleanser into palm and massage over damp skin (eyes closed!) for 10-15 seconds. Once the charcoal gel has turned into a foamy lather, rinse off with water and lightly pat dry.


For a quick and gentle detox treatment, leave on for one minute before rinsing.

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Customer Reviews


    Emilie S. September 11, 2020

    I love this cleanser! The recommendation to use it for a minute as a mask is excellent. It really clears out my pores and I think my complexion has improved since I started using it!

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  • Excellent product

    Kerr M. August 24, 2020

    This cleanser was a gift from my wife. It works great especially the one minute extra detox! My skin has been clear since I started using. Highly recommend!

  • Amazing

    Addi R. August 11, 2020

    I LOVE this new product!! I didn’t realize how “oily” my skin was until I started using this product. it has done wonders for balancing my skin tone and reducing my natural redness!!

  • FAVORITE cleanser ever

    Mariana C. July 27, 2020

    I absolutely LOVE this cleanser. As someone with normal-dry skin I always find that cleansers leave my face feeling dry and tight – not this one! This cleanser feels so silky and smooth when it goes on and I love that it foams. My skin is also acne-prone and I haven’t had any breakouts since starting to use this cleanser. This has been a major savior during this time of mask-wearing and sweat. I’m telling all my friends about it – I can’t recommend it enough.

  • Amazing

    Sara D. July 26, 2020

    I wish I had taken before and after photos for this cleanser. My normally dry skin has been oily, red and broken out this summer, and the improvement even after one night of using the oil control series (plus the toner, which was already part of my routine) was remarkable. I leave it on for a minute, as suggested.

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  • Big fan!

    Corbett F. July 23, 2020

    I don’t traditionally have super oily skin, but with the heat and humidity of summertime combined with some super sweaty midday workouts, I was definitely experiencing some breakout and overall skin dullness. I saw a noticeable difference in my skin just once! It was a little bit brighter and didn’t collect as much of a ‘sheen’ after a long day at work. Love this product and can’t wait to keep using it.

  • Incredible!

    Becca S. July 23, 2020

    This cleanser is amazing! My skin is super oily and this worked SO well.

  • New Summer Must-Have!

    Carolyn D. July 22, 2020

    I was initially worried that this might dry out my skin too much, but honestly, this really is for every skin type! Between suncreen and sweating under a mask, using this each night has made a noticiable difference after just a few days. Can’t reccommend it enough, and actually preferred it to Follain’s Hydrating Cleanser, which had been my pervious go-to.

  • Skin Feels Great, I Don't Say That Often!

    Kyler Z. July 22, 2020

    My girlfriend is just in love with these products, it is always the topic around dinner. Two nights ago she made me try this balancing cleanser for oil control. I typically get really oily skin during the summer and I used this cleanser at night and felt a huge difference after one use the next day. My skin felt soft and smooth, even with the beard and my face was not nearly as oily at the end of the day. 10/10 would recoomend this to every guy and girl out there. Keep up the good work.

  • Absolute favorite cleanser

    Alexa July 22, 2020

    I’ve had this cleanser for a week now and have truly seen changes in my skin. It is my go-to in the mornings and at night. For years, I’ve had oily, shiny skin (especially in the summer heat). Since trying this cleanser, my skin has been more shine-free, smooth, and less congested. The cleanser comes out as black gel and turns into this white, foamy lather, which is so cool! Seriously would recommend this product.

  • Love this!

    Alexandra B. July 17, 2020

    As someone with alligator dry skin, I always shied away from any ‘oil control’ products. But now that I’m minimally wearing makeup and slathering on sunscreen instead, sweating from workouts and yardwork, and putting a face mask on, my skin was oily and breaking out. This cleanser has the best texture and gets out all the gunk without leaving me dry or flaky. In about a week my breakouts are cleared and my skin feels less grimy. Highly recommend!

  • Detoxify without the dry

    Maddie A. July 09, 2020

    Love that this cleanser leaves my skin feeling clean and refreshed and not stripped. Has been so helpful for balancing skin and controling congestion with the increase in heat and humidity and wearing a mask.

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  • NEW FAV!

    Tara M. July 09, 2020

    This cleanser is a MUST for anyone with oily/combo skin. The charcoal is such a game changer and leaves my skin feeling clear and bright without feeling stripped. I also have been wearing it as a mask for a minute or two before rinsing it off. Also, can’t beat that price point!

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