Intimate hygiene and care

Gentle Cleansing Care 

Prescribed by gynaecologists for 30 years1, Gentle Cleansing Care gently cleanses and soothes irritation and sensations of discomfort2,3.

Specially formulated without soap for sensitive or irritated skin, the intimate gel protects3 and soothes4. Its special pH and lipid-enriched formula with Burdock extracts make this intimate cleanser ideal for daily use in the event of irritation, protecting the natural balance of the intimate area5.

Gentle Cleansing Care is very well tolerated and has been tested under medical supervision by gynaecologists and dermatologists.

Also suitable for pregnant women.

Available in:

> 100 ml bottle EAN 3401373973026

> 250 ml bottle EAN 3401365334248

> 400 ml eco-refill EAN 3401597168697

> 500 ml bottle EAN 3401361810371

> 1 L Pump Dispenser EAN 3700399100080

Description

Perceived efficacy2

100%

soothes irritation

100%

protects the intimate area

92%

soothes the intimate area

Composition

Burdock

Burdock is a plant native to Asia and Europe, renowned for its softening and soothing properties. The burdock roots (Arctium lappa root) used are carefully selected by Saforelle.

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Ingredients: Aqua, Cocamidopropyl betaine, Cocamide dea, Sodium chloride, Peg-6 caprylic/capric glycerides, Parfum, Citronellol, Coumarin, Geraniol, Limonene, Linalool, Propylene glycol, Stearamine oxide, Octoxynol-12, Lavandula angustifolia oil, Tetrasodium edta, Polysorbate 20, Sodium hydroxide, Arctium lappa root extract, Dimethyl stearamine.

Recommendations for use

Use Gentle Cleansing Care as a liquid soap, for external use on the intimate area and body. Lather, then rinse with clean water.

Discover the proper personal hygiene routine recommended by Dr Bohbot, Gynaecologist and Medical Director of the Fournier Institute.

With a mild formula for use once or twice a day, and suitable for sensitive skin, Gentle Cleansing Care is also recommended for discomfort in the intimate area (irritations, feelings of discomfort, etc.).

Avoid contact with the eyes.

FAQs

Can I use Gentle Cleansing Care on a daily basis?

Yes. Its soap-free formula enriched with softening agents makes it an ideal daily hygiene product. Its slightly alkaline pH protects the pH and flora of the vulvar area (5).

Why should I use a specific personal hygiene product such as Gentle Cleansing Care rather than normal soap?

It is essential to use a suitable hygiene product to ensure your personal hygiene routine does not cause irritation. Gentle Cleansing Care is soap-free and formulated with gentle surfactants to protect the sensitive intimate area.

Can Gentle Cleansing Care be used all over the body in the shower?

Yes. Gentle Cleansing Care is indicated for sensitive or irritated skin. Its formula is enriched with softening agents and burdock for a gentle body hygiene routine. It has been tested on skin under dermatological supervision.

Can I use Saforelle as a vaginal douche?

Vaginal douches are not recommended unless prescribed by a doctor. They can alter the vagina’s protective flora and mucosa.

Should Gentle Cleansing Care always be rinsed off?

Yes, Gentle Cleansing Care should be used like a soap. It is important to rinse skin and the intimate area thoroughly after use.

My 13-year-old daughter is experiencing irritation in her intimate area. Can she use Gentle Cleansing Care?

Minor concerns in the intimate area are common when girls start puberty. Wearing underwear and clothes (such as trousers) that are too tight, as well as certain sports (cycling, horse riding, etc.) that cause repeated rubbing can cause intimate discomfort. As Saforelle is designed for the intimate area at any age, your daughter can use Gentle Cleansing Care on a daily basis to soothe her irritation(4).

Expert advice

Customer Reviews

8 customer reviews

  • Paule

    I’ve known this Saforelle product for several years and I’m very satisfied with it

  • Ourida

    First it was suggested by my gynaecologist, but Saforelle has quickly become a must-have for my personal hygiene. I’ve been using it every day already and I’m really happy with it. I recommend it to all women.

  • Martine

    A product I’ve been using for several years, really gentle, kind to the skin, my sensitive skin tolerates it perfectly, a product I’d recommend to everyone.

  • Francine

    I use Saforelle Gentle Cleansing Care and it’s really good. I buy it as a pack of 2 when there’s a promotion at the pharmacy.

  • Gaelle

    I love this product. My gynaecologist suggested it to me and I wouldn't be without it now. It’s gentle for your skin and has a gel texture that lathers up really easily. It smells nice and leaves you feeling clean for the day.

  • Geraldine

    I’ve been using it since 2012, it doesn’t make you dry, it smells fresh. It was recommended to me after I had an operation

  • Hélène

    I use Saforelle Gentle Cleansing Care every day and I’m very happy with this product that suits my delicate skin really well! I suggest it to everyone!

  • Pauline

    My doctor prescribed this product for me after I had repeated bouts of cystitis about 3 years ago. I’ve used it every day since then for my whole body! I like the moisturised feeling it leaves after my shower, its smell and that I’ve never had cystitis since then. I buy them as a pack of two when there’s a promotion. So I really recommend using this every day

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1) IMS Sell out CMA December 2018.

2) Gynaecologically controlled use test performed on 23 women between 20 and 70 years of age following single daily application to external intimate areas over a period of 28 days,1.02.G_ 28J, 19/10/2015.

3) Evaluation of skin compatibility, conducted on 12 volunteers, repeated applications to the elbow crease for 5 consecutive days on stripped and non-stripped skin, 1.04.D.STR_5J, 25/09/2015

4) Evaluation of the soothing effect following single application on 20 volunteers between 19 and 67 years of age using the stinging test method, 1.10_10 min, 07/09/2015.

5) Clinical study of the effect of Saforelle® Gentle Cleansing Care on the vulvovaginal ecosystem of 51 women of child-bearing age who used the product twice a day for 8 weeks, INSERM Safo II, 2009.