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Double cleansing involves two steps: you start with an oil-based cleanser, followed by a water-based cleanser.
Why do you need to double cleanse every night? Double cleansing helps remove all traces of makeup, sunscreen, dirt, pollutants and other impurities that accumulate on skin. The two-step routine also helps prevent breakouts, revitalizes lackluster skin and keeps your pores clean.
Whether you’re incorporating a cleansing oil or cleansing balm into your skin care regimen, there’s a perfect double cleansing duo for every skin type. Are you still searching for the perfect pair? Keep reading to find a cleansing duo that suits your skin type.
For dry skin
For those with dry skin, go for cleansers that are jam-packed with nourishing ingredients and won’t leave your skin feeling tight after washing.
Start with Haruharu WONDER’s Black Rice Moisture Deep Cleansing Oil. This cleansing oil is formulated with naturally derived plant oils to get rid of skin’s impurities, and black rice bran oil to provide skin with proteins and minerals. Take your time to massage it into skin, not just for extra nourishment but also extra relaxation.
Follow with Anua’s Heartleaf Gentle Facial Cleanser to ensure that no traces of dirt are left behind. The gentle cleanser gives a thorough cleanse without stripping skin of its natural oils. Thanks to the houttuynia cordata extract in the formula, you can count on this cleanser to soothe skin and protect its barrier.
For oily or acne-prone skin
You need to double cleanse even if you have oily or acne-prone skin. Double cleansing helps balance oil production. If you want to bid farewell to a shiny T-zone, double cleansing is the way to go.
TOSOWOONG’s AHA Blackhead Out Cleansing Oil is perfect for oily skin as it contains centella asiatica extract and green tea extract for a deep and purifying cleanse. Even if you’re not wearing any makeup, it removes every last trace of dirt from skin and improves the appearance of pores.
Complete your double cleansing routine with NEOGEN’s Dermalogy A-Clear Aid Soothing Foam Cleanser. Formulated with salicylic acid and tea tree oil, the foam cleanser keeps breakouts at bay, gently removes dead skin cells, controls excess sebum production and restores the oil-water balance of skin.
For combination skin
For combination skin, find a duo that maintains your skin’s moisture levels. Pair I DEW CARE’s Berry Melting Melting Makeup Remover Balm with AROMATICA’s Comforting Calendula Decoction Cleansing Mousse, and your skin should feel clean and balanced.
I DEW CARE’s cleansing balm is packed with antioxidants to protect skin against environmental stressors, and jojoba oil to nourish the dry areas. This balm-to-oil cleanser will leave your skin feeling soft, smooth and hydrated every time.
AROMATICA’s cleansing mousse is the perfect follow-up to the cleansing balm. This fragrance-free cleanser is gentle enough to use day and night. Thanks to its soothing ingredients such as calendula and organic aloe vera gel, you can use this gentle formula even on days when your skin feels irritated.
For sensitive skin
If you have sensitive skin, go for a double cleansing duo free of artificial fragrances or colors to prevent unwanted irritation.
A great option for the first step is Pyunkang Yul’s Deep Cleansing Oil. This lightweight and scent-free cleansing oil gives a deep cleanse while being gentle on skin. Formulated with plant-based oils, centella asiatica and tea tree leaf extracts, the cleansing oil provides a soothing experience.
Keep your sensitive skin happy with Barr’s Centella Calming Gel Cleanser. Reach for this cleanser whenever your skin craves extra nourishment. Formulated with centella asiatica extract, allantoin and green tea extract, the gel cleanser is perfect for sensitive or stressed skin. It also contains PHA to gently exfoliate, leaving your skin smooth, clean and, most importantly, never tight.