Your intensive skincare routine can hardly be worth it if the cleansing isn’t done right. A good cleanser will scrub your face clean of dirt, makeup, and dead skin; clean your pores; and prevent acne in the long run. So whether your skin is dry, oily, or sensitive; or you want to deal with blackheads, acne, or dead skin, this list has something for all! Your skin absorbs 60 per cent of what’s put onto it, so let it absorb something worthwhile. One of these cleansers is bound to be the right fit, read on to find yours.
Bioderma Pigmentbio Foaming Cream
Coming from a company that focuses on dermatology and repairing skin, this face wash is a must-try. A soap-free, gentle cleanser that foams when applied to wet skin. It is made with citric acid and microbeads that exfoliate, remove impurities, and brighten your skin with a radiant glow. Good for all skin types, this face wash is perfect as a daily cleanser.
Kaya Skin Awakening Rinse-Vitamin C-Brightening Facewash
Feeling sleepy in the morning? Rich in vitamins A, C and E, this face wash leaves you with glowing skin and awakened senses. This gel-based wash also contains niacinamide, a form of vitamin B that naturally builds healthy skin cells, as well as detoxifies and rejuvenates your existing ones. Works for all skin types and helps with dry and flaky, dehydrated, and dull skin. Plus, its fruity citrus smell gets you ready for a new day!
Dr Sheth’s Neem & Salicylic Acid Face Wash
Made specifically for Indian skin, this face wash works magically on those with sensitive skin. It consists of salicylic acid, neem and tulsi extract, plus is vegan, non-toxic, and paraben and sulphate-free! Neem soothes inflammation and terminates bacteria breakouts, tulsi clears the dirt in your pores, and salicylic acid cleans acne and blackheads. The formula also includes one per cent BHA, a natural compound which removes layers of dead skin and exposes the radiant skin beneath it. This one is a winner to kiss your acne goodbye!
The Face Shop Rice Water Bright Cleansing Foam
Made with rice extract and soapwort extract, this face wash has a creamy texture that makes it completely irritation free. Its formula does the double job of enriching your skin and cleaning your makeup effectively. And it also contains vitamins A, B, E and ceramide which hold upper-layer skin cells tightly together. This South Korean beauty brand leads with the concept of ‘science meets beauty,’ which means you’re getting the best of both! This one is great for sensitive skin that is showing signs of early ageing.
L’Occitane Gel-To-Foam Facial Cleanser
Perfect as a daily cleanser, this face wash has cucumber extracts and thyme, and is rich in zinc. L’Occitane is famous for creating luxury products that are native to its home country, France. Staying true to its word, this face wash gently cleanses your skin, reduces impurities and cleans traces of makeup, leaving your skin soft, clear, and bright! Perfect for skin that works with a lot of makeup and pollution.
₹1950 (40ml for ₹450)
Avène Cleanance Cleansing Gel
Another solution to oily skin! This face wash contains water from Avène Thermal Springs, along with glyceryl laureate, a sebum (skin oil) regulating ingredient, and zinc gluconate, which has anti-inflammatory properties. It is paraben and soap-free and is extremely gentle on sensitive skin. Let your skin absorb natural ingredients and gently clean impurities.