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The Best Face Wash For Every Skin Type


By now, most all of us know that washing our face properly is a must in order to maintain clear, healthy skin. Proper skin cleansing helps to remove build up, such as dead skin cells, dirt, and other debris that has come in contact with our skin throughout the day. It also helps to boost hydration so our skin doesn’t look aged and wrinkled, and not washing can bring on acne due to clogged pores.

With all this said, how do we choose the right face wash for our particular skin type? It can be tough and frustrating. But, there is a cleanser out there for everyone- whether your skin is dry, oily, sensitive, acne-prone, or combination- you just need to know where to look.

And since we have your back, this list of skin care products will cover all skin types, helping save you time and money.

If you have sensitive skin: Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser, $7

This is a great gentle cleanser for any skin type. Specifically designed for sensitive skin, the cleanser works its magic without stripping away natural oils. It’s also fragrance-free to prevent reactions. This wash helps to soothe skin issues, such as eczema, psoriasis, and acne.

If you have dry skin: LIERAC Comfort Cleanser, $23

This is specifically made for dry skin in need of comfort and hydration. The comfort cleanser contains hyaluronic acid, which is a crucial component of a dry skin cleaner as it helps to plump up and hydrate the skin. It hydrates while keeping the skin soft and smooth.

If you have acne-prone skin: Neutrogena Oil-Free Acne Face Wash, $23 (SALE)

This gently cleanses the skin while helping to prevent breakouts by removing excess oils without dehydrating the skin. It helps to unclog pores and treat acne, even before it emerges. It contains naturally derived grapefruit extract plus vitamin C.

If you have oily skin: Glamglow Supercleanse Daily Treatment Cleanser, $35

This cleanser contains a powerful blend of three charcoals to detoxify the skin and helps to absorb a range of impurities that have come onto the skin throughout the day. Using this cleanser leaves the skin feeling soft, soothed and fresh.

If you have normal skin: Cleansing Spa Water, 480 ML, $56

The slightly acidic cleansing water carries properties needed to keep your skin balanced and at the right pH level. Doubling as a makeup remover and gentle cleanser all in one, it effectively removes makeup and purifies pores. It is infused with six essential herbs to help balance and nurture the skin. While also oil-free, this spa water is alcohol-free, and does not contain any added color or scents. If you haven’t tried this brand before but want to give it a go, why not try these biodegradable facial cleansing and makeup removing wipes??

If have a combination of oily, troubled, and acne-prone skin: Vedic Line Charcoal Disinfecting Face Wash, $31

This is a 100 percent natural product, containing charcoal and tea tree oil. The charcoal works to soak up dirt, grime and impurities from the skin. While the tea tree oil controls acne, pimples, and oily patches. It is designed specifically for oily, acne-prone skin and helps bring out a natural moisture balance.

If you have combination skin (sensitive and dry or acne-prone and oily): Clarins One Step Gentle Exfoliating Cleanser, $33 (SALE)

Dealing with combination skin, such as oily and acne-prone or dry and sensitive, can make choosing a face wash even trickier. This cleanser is gentle enough for sensitive skin but also contains acne-fighting properties.

If you wear a lot of makeup, use: Clinique Take The Day Off Cleansing Oil, $33 OR Clinique Take The Day Off Cleansing Balm, $30 (SALE)

For those who wear a lot of makeup, you’ll need cleansing oil or balm. This oil transforms from a clear oil to a non-oil makeup dissolver upon use. Both the oil and balm completely remove all facial makeup, including waterproof mascara, and oil on the skin. They leave skin fresh, clean, and comfortable, without any dryness or irritation. It is suitable for all skin types.

Disclaimer:  Prices are accurate at the time this article was published, but may change over time.