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Choosing Cleanser According To Your Skin Type

Cleansing is one of the most important steps in our skincare routine. It removes impurities from our faces, so they won’t clog pores, and allows other products to better penetrate into the skin.

But, you can’t just pick a random one!

If it’s not suitable for your skin type, it can cause some serious irritations.

So, how do you choose the right cleanser for you?

before we start, you should know that all types of cleansers use the same two categories of ingredients, Surfactants and Emollients, humectants.

So, what changes?

The type of surfactants and emollients used, and their ratio.

Types of cleansers:


1. Cetaphil Pro DermaControl Oil Removing Foam Wash

2. Neutrogena Oil-Free Acne Face Wash

3.Avene Eau Thermale Cleansing Foam

4.La Roche-Posay Effaclar Purifying Foaming Gel Cleanser for Oily Skin

5. CeraVe Foaming Facial Cleanser


1.CeraVe Hydrating Facial Cleanser

2. La Roche Posay Toleriane Dermo Cleanser

3. Avene Gentle Milk Cleanser

4. Clinique Take the Day Off Cleansing Milk

In addition there are other forms of cleansers like:


they are best for dry skin.

also you can use MICELLAR WATERS, they are best for sensitive skin, but they aren't enough to be used alone for cleansing.

Here is a brief explanation on which cleanser to use according to your skin type:


one word SOAPS!

They usually have an alkaline base, that can disrupt the skin’s protective barrier, causing all sorts of problems, including dryness, irritations, and infections.

Now that you know which cleansers to use according to your skin type, you can choose the right product for you.

Were you using the right cleanser for you? if yes, what kind of cleanser do you use?

share your thought in the comment below.

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