Find The Best Type of Cleanser for Your Skin Type

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Best Face Wash Dr. Roebuck's Scrub

A good cleanser that's right for your skin type is the cornerstone of any skincare routine. Looking for a gentle daily exfoliator to buff away dead skin cells? We've got a pick for you. Or maybe you want a no-rinse micellar water to swipe away your makeup after a long day? Right this way. No matter what you're looking for on what your skin needs, read on for the best face wash for every skin type that will get the job done.

Beauty List 2019 – Cleansers

Texture: Cleansing Foam

Bioré Baking Soda Acne Cleansing Foam, $10,

Humble baking soda—the star ingredient in this remarkable daily foaming cleanser—works to gently exfoliate skin, while a dose of salicylic acid helps penetrate and clean pores, preventing blemishes.

Biore-Baking Soda Acne Cleansing Foam, Best Face Wash

Texture: Foam Cleanser

Valmont Bubble Falls Cleanser, $90,

This splurge-worthy foam cleanser feels like your washing with a cloud. It’s super lightweight and gently rinses away all oil and makeup while leaving your skin soft and supple, making it ideal for combination skin types.

Valmont Bubble Falls Cleanser, Best Face Wash

Texture: Cleansing Oil

Lise Watier Deep Cleansing Oil, $35, The Bay

Combining sweet almond, avocado, coconut and macadamia oils, this double-duty cleansing oil also removes stubborn long-wear makeup, like waterproof mascara and liquid lipstick and is safe to use on even the most sensitive skin types.

Lise Watier-Beauty_Deep_Cleansing_Oil, Best Face Wash

Texture: Scrub

Dr. Roebuck’s Byron 2-in-1 Mask + Scrub, $38, Dr. Roebuck’s

A cleanser and a mask, this exfoliating scrub contains biodegradable eco-beads to target clogged pores, and peppermint and grapefruit extracts to hit the restart button on your skin.

Dr.Roebucks-Byron 2in1 Marks Scrub, Best Face Wash

Texture: Cleansing Gel

Aveeno Ultra-Calming Hydrating Gel Cleanser, $11, Shoppers Drug Mart.

Sensitive skin tends to steer clear of gel cleansers. But, thanks to feverfew and oat extracts, this face wash flips the script on drying formulas and offers a hydrating gel cleanser that boosts your skin’s hydration levels.

Aveeno-ultra calming hydrating gel cleanser, Best Face Wash

Texture: Cleansing Balm

Goop Luminous Melting Cleanser, $125, The Detox Market

With a hefty price tag, this balm is a definite splurge, but the primarily organic formula leaves your skin feeling like a million bucks, thanks to its all-star roster of nourishing ingredients like shea and cocoa seed butters. Massage on to watch your makeup melt away, no scrubbing necessary.

Goop Beauty-Luminous Melting Cleanser, Best Face Wash

Texture: Cream Cleanser

Omorovicza Cashmere Cleanser, $99, Nordstrom

The name of this rich, creamy cleanser says it all. A luxurious combination of calendula extract, shea butter and apricot kernel oil help create an ultra-luxe formula that leaves dry skin plump and clean, not feeling stripped.

Omorovicza-Cashmere Cleanser, Best Face Wash

Texture: Clay Cleanser

L’Oréal Paris Pure-Clay Cleanser Purifying & Mattifying, $10, Walmart

This clay-to-mousse cleanser gives oily skin a serious deep clean using three types of clay—kaolin, montmorillonite and Moroccan. Mix with water and watch as it transforms from a clay into a lightweight mousse.

L'Oréal Paris Pure-Clay Cleanser, Best Face Wash

Texture: Cleansing Milk

Beautycounter Countermatch Pure Calm Cleansing Milk, $42, Beautycounter

The conditioning formula of this gentle vegan and gluten-free cleansing milk is ideal for sensitive skin as it won’t disturb your skin’s moisture barrier, plus it doesn’t contain harsh irritants like fragrance and sulphates.

Beautycounter Countermatch Pure Calm Cleansing Milk, Best Face Wash

Texture: Powder Cleanser

Dermalogica Daily Superfoliant, $83, Dermalogica

A little goes a long way with this powder exfoliator slash cleanser. Containing activated charcoal, niacinamide and alpha hydroxy acids, this formula blends with water to gently cleanse and resurface the skin.

Dermalogica Daily Superfoliant, Best Face Wash

Texture: Cleansing Gel

CeraVe SA Cleanser, $18,

Formulated for dry skin types, this gel formula contains three types of nourishing ceramides to soothe skin while salicylic acid gently exfoliates.

Cerave SA Cleanser

Texture: Cleansing Micellar Water

Rodial Dragon’s Blood Micellar Cleansing Water, $45, Shoppers Drug Mart

Let the dragon’s blood (the sap from the sangre de grado tree) and hyaluronic acid in this no-rinse cleansing water work to remove any dirt and grime buildup so you feel clean and refreshed.



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