When it comes to cleansers, I must admit I am a bit of a cleanser snob at the moment. Since my skin was in the midst of freaking out I have been obsessed with my two Murad favorite cleansers. For me right now, dealing with acne and hormonal breakouts is just a no-no so I have been on a mission to get my skin in gear and back into shape. Although as a beauty blogger with a hardcore passion for makeup and skincare, always using the same products is a bit of a hard thing to do all while trying to do my duty and bring you the best products and recommendations.
Going through my current stash I must admit I was shocked by how many cleansers I have been testing, trialling or have completed my trial and have them in my stash. Turns out apparently I have a thing for complexion cleansers for certain times of my life and tend to use random ones here and there to serve a new purpose as my skin changes, and adapts to the weather. Needless to say I have a thing for cleansers- in case you didn’t know, so I have rounded up a few of my current favorites for all skincare types- intriguing right….
BEST CLEANSER FOR ALL SKIN TYPES
This wouldn’t be a skincare round up if I didn’t start with a great skincare cleanser for ALL skin types, let alone a oil based cleanser. Now you all know I am a HUGE and I mean HUGE fan of the Double Cleanse so when I was cruising the aisles of Target a few weeks ago, I instantly grabbed myself the newest addition to my skincare arsenal. Neutrogena Ultra-Light Cleansing Oil- $8.99 USD, just launched this AMAZINGLY light, refreshing and oh so good cleanser recently- and OMG I am obsessed! This oil-based cleanser helps remove makeup, dirt, and daily grime all while gently cleansing the skin, hydrating the skin and leaving the skin SOOOOO soft. It smells amazing and removed makeup like a dream! Definitely a budget skincare buy for all skin types!
BEST CLEANSER FOR NORMAL/COMBO SKIN
PHACE Bioactive Detoxifying Gel Cleanser*- $38, USD- is a normal to combination skincare girl’s dream come true. This scientifically advanced; non-foaming facial wash is free of soaps, detergents and alcohol. It cleanses skin and removes surface debris like a dream without stripping the skin all while restoring the skins pH balance. A unique combination of Organic Willow Bark Extract to help tighten pores and decongest the skin, Fruit Enzymes to help resurface the skin and promote/activate cellular turnover while leaving the skin bright, youthful and full of glow. I have been using the trial version found in the Clear Face Kit, but I am already planning on repurchasing this amazing cleanser.
BEST CLEANSER FOR BRIGHTENING SKIN
If you follow me on Snapchat you will have seen this cleanser making its way into my nightly cleansing routine for a few weeks now. OMG holy cow this cleanser is hands down AMAZING! The Indie Lee Brightening Cleaner*- $32 USD is hands down the BEST smelling cleanser I have ever used- literally it smells like a fruity cocktail for your face. A unique blend of antioxidants (the strawberries), lycopene and hydrolyzed wheat protein have this cleanser brightening, tightening, and firming the skin all while controlling the complexion and brightening the skin like a dream come true. PLUS this cleanser is a solid multitasking cleanser as it can be used as an exfoliating mask AND makeup brush cleanser. It truly is a dream in a bottle.
BEST CLEANSER FOR DRY/NORMAL SKIN
Kahina Giving Beauty Facial Cleanser*- $56 USD, is a super gentle cleanser that is super high in Vitamin E, fatty acids in Argan Oil all to help wash away impurities without stripping the skin. Literally if your skin is in need of moisture and gentle exfoliation it is a MUST HAVE for you. It eliminates toxins from the skin all while gently exfoliating and brightening the skin. I am obsessed with its lotion like feel and the scent of this cleanser is purely divine with scents of Moroccan blue tansy and orange flower blossom.
BEST CLEANSER FOR ADULT ACNE
Now this is a no brainer for me, since I have become a member of those that suffer from adult/hormonal acne. The Murad Time Release Acne Cleanser*- $32 USD, is my current cleanser in heavy rotation while I am getting my skin back in order. I always feel dreamy while I use as the texture ROCKS. Its almost like a cleansing balm but mixed with a gel cleanser in one. A unique blend of Salicylic Acid to help clear the skin, Amino Acids and Hyaluronic Acid to help restore the skins youthfulness and diminishing fine lines, all while continuing to work hours after rinsing the cleanser off your skin. Say bye bye blemishes with this amazing acne cleanser.
BEST CLEANSER FOR ACNE
Another favorite cleanser of mine currently has been the Murad Clarifying Acne Cleanser*- $28 USD, is a long lasting, hard working acne cleanser that contains 1.5% Salicylic Acid. This foaming, gel blend is a congesting busting, slightly exfoliating blend that helps combat acne and skin breakouts. It cleanses the skin without over-drying the skin and literally helps your complexion glow. Banish breakouts with this cleanser and say hello to clear skin.
So there you have it the cleansing edit of my favorite cleansers. The cleanser craziness that makes up my current skincare arsenal. We have covered dry skin, normal/combination skin, acne and a skin brightening savior- all well rounded and ready to help you get your skin in tip top shape! Skincare cleansers are sort and its not over yet, next week we will be covering the best toners- until next time..
What is your favorite skincare cleanser for your skin type? I would love to know in the comments below….