Review | Bee Good Honey & Propolis 2-in-1 Cream Cleanser
I received Bee Good's Honey & Propolis 2-in-1 Cream Cleanser in a beauty box last year and it's been patiently waiting its turn in my basket of skincare goodies ever since - I've got quite good at not opening new products until I've finished an old one, which is at once satisfying (means I finish things) and frustrating (want to try the new things)! Anyway, I've been using this for about a month now, so it's time to share my thoughts.
Within the outer cardboard carton, the cleanser is packaged in a squeezy plastic tube with a secure flip-cap, which I'd be more than happy to take with me on my travels without fear of any messy accidents. The tube also has the ingredients and product details printed on it, which I really like; it's a pet hate of mine when products only have this information on the outer packaging, because who keeps that!? A thick white cream in consistency, I find I only need a little more than a pea-sized amount of product for my whole face; the cleanser massages into the skin really nicely, feeling creamy and luxurious. It has quite a strong scent which I'd associated with Menthol, although it isn't actually listed as an ingredient; there is, however, Parfum, so that's something to bear in mind for sensitive skins.
This has been my evening cleanser of choice; I tend to massage over my face for a minute or so, then dampen my hands and massage again for another minute, before polishing off with a flannel or muslin cloth wrung out in hand-hot water. This gives a nice bit of exfoliation and leaves my skin feeling clean and soft. I actually haven't got a photo of the muslin cloth included with the cleanser, but it's nice as muslin cloths go; soft and not too scratchy, a decent size, and edged with a pale blue trim. I do tend to favour a flannel as they hold the heat a little better, but that's just my preference!
If I've been wearing make-up (most days, then!) I follow this up with a second cleanse using a lighter gel-based cleanser to ensure all traces of dirt, oil and product are removed; I then follow up with toner and moisturiser to complete my evening skincare routine. With key ingredients including Honey, famed for its antibacterial and humectant properties; Propolis, rich in Vitamins B, C and E and aiding healing; and Crambe oil, which protects against dehydration - this cleanser promises to be a real treat for skin, and indeed I have found it lovely to use!
Bee Good Honey & Propolis 2-in-1 Cream Cleanser is priced at £11.50 for 100ml, which also includes one muslin cloth. For a British brand with skin-friendly ingredients and an ethical mindset, I think it's a more than reasonable price - and it's a lovely product, too!