A purifying daily cleanser that gently lifts away impurities, makeup and excess oil while replenishing moisture, evening skin and brightening your complexion. Powered by TFC8®.

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The Foaming Cleanser

Key Benefits
  • Lifts grime, impurities and long-wear makeup from the skin
  • Does not strip the skin or disrupt the skin’s microbiome
  • Brightens tone and evens texture, helping to reduce pigmentation and dark spots 
  • Balances, refreshes and purifies the skin for a healthy, clear complexion 
  • Hydrates the skin and helps support the moisture barrier to prevent water loss
  • Helps combat the signs of aging and damage from environmental stressors
Visible Results
  • 99% agree this product cleanses without stripping or drying the skin
  • 97% agree skin looks brighter 
  • 97% agree The Foaming Cleanser helps with oil control
  • 99% agree pores are de-congested and skin is cleared 
  • See clinical and user trials.
  • A lightweight cream-to-foam texture
  • Clean. Formulated without irritants, allergens, or synthetic fragrance. Vegan.
  • Ideal for normal to oily skin types
  • See ingredients.
  • Free From List.


How To Apply

  • Apply a dime-sized amount to damp skin. 
  • Gently massage in circular motions to create a rich lather.
  • Rinse thoroughly. 
  • Follow with your Augustinus Bader skincare routine. 
  • Can be used as a second step in a double cleanse with The Cleansing Balm.
Duration: 34s

Clinically Proven Results



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Trans epidermal water loss reduced by


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showed improvement in skin tone & texture


showed improved skin brightness


User Proven Results

The Foaming Cleanser


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agree this product cleanses without stripping or drying the skin


agree skin looks brighter


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agree skin texture is more even


agree The Foaming Cleanser helps with oil control


agree appearance of dark spots and discoloration is reduced


The Beauty of TFC8®

Our proven results are powered by Professor Bader's TFC8®, or Trigger Factor Complex - an exclusive patented technology comprised of over 40 ingredients and inspired by over 30 years of research, innovation and clinical study.


TFC8® technology guides key nutrients and powerful natural ingredients to the skin, creating and supporting an optimal environment for cellular renewal.


TFC8® turns potent base formulations into smarter, adaptive skincare capable of addressing individualized concerns - such as the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, redness, hyperpigmentation, cellulite, stretch marks, and damage caused by external stressors.


TFC8® nourishes and protects, training the skin for the long-term. Resulting skin looks and feels healthier, firmer, stronger, and more even over time.


Key Ingredients

Augustinus Bader skincare is formulated with sustainably-sourced, high-potency botanicals and bio-engineered clean actives, where possible, to reduce environmental impact.


Powered by our patented TFC8® technology and formulated with clean super-hydrators and potent botanicals, including evening Langsat Leaf Extract and renewing Orobanche Rapum Extract.

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Langsat Leaf Extract

A Vietnamese, nutrient-rich extract, this antioxidant powerhouse helps shrink and lighten areas of hyperpigmentation triggered by environmental stressors for luminous, evenly toned skin.

Orobanche Rapum Extract

This restorative active helps accelerate the skin's natural renewal cycle, promoting exfoliation while balancing the skin's microflora and reinforcing the skin barrier. For a smooth, refreshed, even complexion.


A multi-tasking vitamin easily recognized by your own skin. Helps to calm skin, reduce redness, make pores less visible, diminish fine lines and wrinkles, and boost luminosity.

Vitamin C

A potent, antioxidant-packed boost for the skin. Applied topically, it is proven to stimulate the production of collagen while brightening the complexion.

Moringa Oil

Rich in oleic acid, an essential fatty acid, is known for its intensely hydrating, antimicrobial, and anti-inflammatory properties while also combatting the signs of aging for glowing, clear, even skin.

Chilean Soapbark Extract

Rich in Saponins, this natural extract helps remove excess oil while preventing water loss, leaving skin feeling clean, soft, and replenished.

Find Your Cleanser.

The Foaming Cleanser

Texture: Lightweight, cream-to-foam texture

Key Benefits: Cleansing & Brightening

Ideal For Type: Normal to oily skin types


The Cream Cleansing Gel 

Texture: Lightweight, gel texture

Key Benefits: Cleansing & Purifying 

Ideal For: All skin types


The Cleansing Balm

Texture: Balm oil

Key Benefits: Cleansing & Nourishing 

Ideal For Type: Normal to dry skin types, stubborn makeup



Conscious Design

This formula is housed in a PE Green tube made of 94% sugar cane. Carton is FSC certified. Carton, liner and leaflet are recyclable.


In just 4 Years, Augustinus Bader has garnered an unprecedented 105 industry-coveted awards.

Inspired by three decades of groundbreaking research by a world-leading specialist, Augustinus Bader is backed by the highest caliber of applied science in the industry.

From top honors in innovation to "Best of Beauty," the industry's most experienced and discerning judges have spoken not once, not twice, but 105 times.

Glamour: Beauty Awards 2022
Glamour Glamour: Beauty Awards 2022

"My on-and-off relationship with eye cream has become a full-blown commitment."

Readers’ Choice Winner 2022
Allure Readers’ Choice Winner 2022

"Augustinus Bader has become the runaway beauty industry success story of our time"

Glamour: Beauty Awards 2022
GLAMOUR Glamour: Beauty Awards 2022

"This luxe shampoo and conditioner pairing helps to improve the quality of the hair shaft, but unlike many other lines developed for damaged hair, this one leaves a noticeably clean feeling. "

Glamour: Beauty Awards 2022
Glamour Glamour: Beauty Awards 2022

"I feel like I’m massaging gold flecks into my hair to make it silky, soft, and immune from heat and environmental factors."

Future of Beauty
Elle Future of Beauty

"A silky, hydrating experience that makes skin look fresher and more even-toned"

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Best in Innovation
TATLER Best in Innovation

"An insider favourite for its cutting-edge skin-renewal technology"

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Best Anti-Aging Body Treatment
HARPER'S BAZAAR Best Anti-Aging Body Treatment

"We suspect Augustinus Bader's new body product will be as popular as his face cream".

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The Best Primer
GLAMOUR The Best Primer

"This is one of the best primers there is. It’s luxurious and radiant, and leaves your skin ready for makeup"

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International Beauty Awards 2022
ELLE International Beauty Awards 2022

”This is the ultimate do-it-all product. Hydrating, plumping, skin-tone-evening - you name it, it does it."

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Best Moisturizer for Anti-Aging
Byrdie Best Moisturizer for Anti-Aging

"The technology behind this moisturizer is pretty mind-blowing"

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Best Cleansing Balm
Cosmopolitan Best Cleansing Balm

"If you aren’t already double-cleansing, then let this balm be your reminder to get to it. It’s a luxe avocado- and olive-fruit-based cleanser that removes makeup like a dream."

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The Foaming Cleanser is a first-of-its-kind formula leveraging proprietary TFC8® technology for skin cell renewal in a non-stripping foam cleanser. This clean formulation ensures skin barrier integrity while hydrating, evening and brightening the skin.


Frequently Asked Questions

How do I decide between The Foaming Cleanser & The Cream Cleansing Gel?

There are a few key differences between The Foaming Cleanser, The Cream Cleansing Gel, and The Cleansing Balm.

The Foaming Cleanser is a lightweight, cream-to-foam texture that leaves skin feeling clean, yet hydrated and velvety smooth. It helps address concerns around excess oil, congestion and dullness, helping to brighten and clear the complexion. The Foaming Cleanser is formulated for all skin types, and ideal for those with oily, blemish-prone skin.

The Cream Cleansing Gel is best for those who prefer a lightweight, hydrating cleanser that gently cleanses while soothing and replenishing with a refreshingly light touch. The Cream Cleansing Gel is formulated for all skin types, and ideal for those with dry and stressed or redness-prone skin.

The Cleansing Balm is perfect for an ultra-moisturizing cleansing experience. An oil-based cleanser that breaks down and lifts away dirt, make-up and impurities that congest pores. Our unique blend of oils nourishes and hydrates the skin, making your face noticeably softer to the touch, more balanced, and more glowy. The Cleansing Balm works for all skin types, even if you’re oily or acne-prone.

Is The Foaming Cleanser suitable for sensitive skin?

Yes, The Foaming Cleanser is formulated for all skin types, including sensitive, and both men and women can use it in their routines. The Foaming Cleanser is a cleanly crafted formula that respects the pH and microbiome of the skin. It contains calming Niacinamide and hydrating Moringa Oil, however we recommend checking the ingredients carefully if you have very sensitive skin and consulting your doctor if you have any concerns.

Is The Foaming Cleanser packaging recyclable?

The Foaming Cleanser tube is constructed from PE Green made up of 94% sugar cane. The carton is FSC Certified. The carton and liner are 100% recyclable.

Is The Foaming Cleanser pregnancy & breast-feeding safe?

Yes, The Foaming Cleanser is pregnancy safe, but we recommend consulting with a qualified physician or medical professional if you are pregnant or nursing and have any concerns.

What skincare concerns does The Foaming Cleanser address?

The Foaming Cleanser targets concerns around excess oil, congestion and dullness, helping to brighten and clear the complexion.

Is The Foaming Cleanser fragrance-free, cruelty-free, vegan-friendly and free from?

Yes, The Foaming Cleanser is 100% vegan and formulated without irritants, gluten, GMOs, parabens, synthetic fragrance, sulfates (SLS & SLES), silicones, phthalates, DEA, heavy metals, talc, and petrolatum/paraffin/mineral oil.

Does The Foaming Cleanser work for men and women?

Yes, The Foaming Cleanser can be used by men and women.

What makes The Foaming Cleanser foam?

The Foaming Cleanser contains Chilean Soapbark Extract, a natural foaming agent. Rich in Saponins, this extract also helps remove excess oil while preventing water loss, leaving skin feeling clean, soft, and replenished.

Does The Foaming Cleanser remove waterproof makeup?

Yes, The Foaming Cleanser may be used alone to remove long-wear makeup. In a 12-week Consumer Perception Study of 105 m/f, ages 18-70, 99% agree long-wear makeup is removed. You can also use The Cleansing Balm prior to The Foaming Cleanser for an even more thorough and nourishing cleanse.

Is The Foaming Cleanser safe to use around the eyes?

Yes, The Foaming Cleanser is safe for use around the eyes.

Can anyone use The Foaming Cleanser (Dry skin, oily skin, etc.)?

Yes, The Foaming Cleanser is formulated for all skin types. It is especially great for those with more oily skin.

Does The Foaming Cleanser improve skin texture?

Yes, The Foaming Cleanser improves skin texture. In a 4-week Clinical Trial of 33 m/f, ages 18-70, 100% of participants showed improvement in skin tone & texture.

How much product should I use?

We recommend applying a dime-sized amount to damp skin.

Will The Foaming Cleanser strip the skin?

No, The Foaming Cleanser is formulated with respect for the skin pH and microbiome, helping to keep skin balanced and healthy. In a 12-week Consumer Perception Study of 105 m/f, ages 18-70, 99% agree this product cleanses without stripping or drying the skin.

Is The Foaming Cleanse gluten-free?

Yes, The Foaming Cleanser is gluten-free.