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pHisohex Anti-Bacterial Wash

pHisohex Anti-Bacterial Wash

3.7 from 56 reviews

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Reviews

Review distribution

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4 star
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Maya Rose

Maya RoseSouth East Queensland, QLD

Horrid

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Right after using I could tell that something wasn't right as my face had started stinging and heating up. It's been about 10 mins and even after I put moisturiser on my face is still bright red. I feel as if my face is on fire.

Would not recommend.

Causes Irritation Yes
Skin TypeSensitive Skin
Acne SeverityModerate

Beauty is pain I guess...?

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I just tried this product for the first time 25 minutes ago.. and my gawwwwd does it hurt like hell! Feels like a jellyfish stung me all over the face.

Purchased in June 2019 at Woolworths for $10.00.

Value for Money
Ease of Application
Smell
Causes Irritation Yes
Skin TypeOily Skin
Acne SeverityModerate
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Ella

EllaSouth West, WA

  • 2 reviews
  • 1 like

Effective and Consistent!

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Purchased in September 2018 at Priceline for $9.99.

Value for Money
Ease of Application
Causes Irritation No
Skin TypeCombination Skin
Acne SeverityModerate
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Mara. B

Mara. BGreater Melbourne (Outer), VIC

  • 2 reviews

Amazing product! completely changed my skin

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Phisohex really is a game changer. I had searched for so long for a facial wash that would clear my acne. the amount of money spent on so many different brands in order to clear my mind acne was getting ridiculous. I came across this and truth be told, within a day and a half of using it my inflamed pimples were noticeably disappearing, and have stayed away since. Only advice I would give for using this product is to moisturize after use even if you do have oily skin like myself. This may not work on everyone, but clearly my root cause of acne was bacteria so this was the perfect treatment.


Sirena

Sirenasydney

just made things worse

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I'm a teenager and suffer with severe acne and i did notice a bit of a difference at the beginning but after several months my acne got worse rather than better. This may be due to me being a teen but i do not recommend this for teens with severe acne.


love it

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it got rid of my acne two weeks after using it i would recommend this to all my friends its amazing my skin is so soft after using this product


Gill

GillPerth

50 years of blackheads and pimples

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I have used this product every summer for years when i sweat a lot and get bacteria causing out breaks. I only use it more than once a day when the temperatures get over 38C ( I live in Perth WA ) It is for oily skin so does its job very well.


great

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been using this product for 30yrs its the best. cleans kills infections and it definalely works. makes your skin feel clean too. i would reckonmend this product for all ages. good for body infections too

Cleared up all my pimples!

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Ever since I've started using phisohex, my skin has been clearing up amazingly! I have quite a lot of pimples on my forehead and it's been slowly getting better. My skin is at it's best since like 2 years! I don't have sensitive skin so phisohex didn't sting or burn it at all. It does dry out your skin so make sure you put moisturizer on afterward.
I've tried so many face washes and this has been absolutely the best! It has great value for money! I picked it up for only $10 at Priceline.
I would not recommend this to people who have sensitive and naturally dry skin.

Caused extremely dry and irritated skin

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This is the worst product I have ever used on my skin. My skin is SO dry and irritated after using this just twice. It is dry to the point where it is peeling and burning. I have applied so much moisturiser and it is doing nothing, that is how dry it is. I can't leave the house because I just have white peeling bits of skin everywhere, it's humiliating. I would not recommend this product at all.


It works you just have to adjust the usage to accommodate your own skin

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This product does work. Clearly it dries out the pimples and reduces them if you have sensitive skin highly recommend you only use the wash where your skin is affected and use a good moisturiser that does not clog pores. Yes there are chances it stings if you have pimples its an anti bacterial and a cleanser if you are using it 3 times a day and your skin is very dry your either using it too often and need to resort to using it once a day or not moisturising enough. I have sensitive skin it stung alitlle especially on the really red sore to touch pimples but it dried them out and less painful and it did dry my skin so i resorted to only washing once a day and only putting it like spot treatment


Great!

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It really is a good product and I have been using for a while. I get real bad pimples and blackhead etc... I have seen other reviews and I found a few reasons for why it stings etc.
1. the stinging is, you have open sores on the where you apply it, or its because its get into your pores and clean everything out (in other words, its just sinking in.
2. it dry's out your skin because its meant to dry the pimples and so on out so you can eventually just let them flake off I guess...


Anisha P.

Anisha P.

  • 4 reviews
  • 1 like

Great product (read below)

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I got this yesterday in a local pharmacy and the pharmacist advised me to use this 3 times (one time per morning, afternoon & night). It has been 1 day and I’m already seeing a difference. It does sting a little bit after you apply it but it does turn into the normal pH that it is supposed to be in. I use Cetaphil Moisturiser after I put it on and I put a thin of 5% Benzoyl Peroxide on top of it. It definitely works and it’s very cheap!


Very drying and painful

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I have used this product for about a week now and during the first few times it really seemed to work gradually. Only downside at the start was the stinging but I was fine to look past that if it helps my skin. Unfortunately the more I used it, the more my face started to dry up. Now I’ve stopped using it completely because it’s so dry that no amount of moisturiser helps and it’s so painful! Definitely not worth it!!

Lyla

Lyla

  • 3 reviews

Seemed to be working but not anymore

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At first it seemed to be working slightly (I didn't really notice that many changes but there were some) but now it doesn't work at all. Not worth it in my opinion.

Be L

Be LAdelaide

  • 4 reviews

Harsh and stings the skin

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I bought this for my brother who has acne. The first time he used it, it stinged his skin about 30 seconds after applying onto the skin. Then, after further applications it didn't sting as much. He uses it to kill bacteria that might cause acne and also to wash off the oil and dirt on his face before applying Benzac AC 5%. This product also might dry out the skin and irritate the skin afterwards. We were quite surprised at how harsh it was, as we didn't expect it to sting. Luckily, I only bought the smaller size. I'm not sure if we will be purchasing this product again due to the harshness.


Terrible

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I gave me a massive allergic reaction to it on my face . It's like it burnt my face it's that bad . I have red marks on my face because of it.


Haley

HaleyIsligton

  • 9 reviews

Amazing product

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becaus

Love it

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Honestly love this face wash so much. I use it every day and my acne is under control, i get less breakouts and i told my friend about it and she said it was great for her too. i have never had any issues with it, i love it.


Worst face wash ever

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I used this face wash as recommended and it left my skin looking dry and inflamed. Not only did this face wash worsen my acne, but it left mild burns/irritations around my skin. Using the face wash was also extremely uncomfortable as you are in quite a considerable amount of pain (burning feeling on skin). I discontinued use after just 4 days due to this and was disappointed. I would not recommend this to anyone who deals with acne.


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Questions & Answers

Brooke S.

Brooke S.asked

why does my face go red and stings when I use this cream it never use to do it but now it does

1 answer
Mara. B
Mara. B

This could quite likely be the fact that your skin has started to become sensitive due to certain things, or you are leaving the wash on for too long. Some things you could do are use the product less often or leave it on for a shorter amount of time. Make sure to also be gentle if using the wash or other exfoliants on your skin.


Jahrome A.

Jahrome A.asked

When do u stop putting in on your face

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Hana A.

Hana A.asked

does this product help acne if you have sensitive skin?

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Sirena
Sirena

to a certain extent, my skin is quite sensitive and oily and this product irritated my skin even more and caused me to break out so I don't recommend it for anyone with sensitive skin or suffers from hormonal acne.

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Details

CategoryAcne Treatments
ApplicationFace
Release dateFeb 2012

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