Skin Care

How To Choose The Best Cleanser For Your Skin Type?

Does your skin get excessively dry or oily after using a cleanser? If yes, then there are chances that you are either using a wrong product or doing it incorrectly. Fortunately, with the ever-evolving beauty industry, we now have access to numerous cleansers dedicated for various skin types and concerns. However, this abundance of choice can sometimes overwhelm us, making us end up with products that may not be suitable for our skin. For instance, someone with oily skin might unknowingly end up getting the best cleanser for dry skin or vice versa. To avoid such mistakes and ruining your skincare game, it’s essential to ensure that you find a cleanser that aligns with your skin demands. To help you make the right choices, we have provided a thorough guide on how to choose the best cleanser for your skin type. So, read on to find the perfect skin partner for you!

Best cleanser for dry skin

To pick the best cleanser for dry skin, you must know what it feels to have dry skin.

How to identify dry skin?

Wash your face with a facewash, and wait for 30 minutes. If you feel tight and itchy after washing, then you have dry skin. Dry skin is hyper-sensitive, usually hates changes in temperature, and can get blotchy. Those who have dry skin can sometimes notice flaky patches on your face.

Ingredients to look for in facewash for dry skin

While searching for the best facewash for dry skin, you must look for ingredients such as hyaluronic acid that would help to hydrate the skin and make it plump. It will pamper and hydrate your skin to make it even more beautiful as the days go by. So, bid adieu to ruddy, tight, itchy skin by including hyaluronic acid-infused face wash.

We recommend you use the Revitalift Hyaluronic Acid Hydrating Gel Cleanser.

Revitalift Hyaluronic Acid Hydrating Gel Cleanser

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Best cleanser for normal or combination skin

Choosing a face wash for normal skin is easy but not for combination skin. Wondering what is combination skin? Read on!

How to identify normal or combination skin?

People who have normal skin are blessed as their skin is neither too dry nor too oily. People with normal skin do not feel greasiness and are not prone to acne. However, those who have combination skin usually notice dry patches on parts of the face with fewer sebaceous glands (cheekbones, temples, jawline), and oily areas on the central zone - the famous 'T-zone'.

Ingredients to look for when searching for cleansers for normal or combination skin

Your quest for the best cleanser for normal or combination skin can end with products that contain vitamin C and salicylic acid respectively. Hydrating active ingredients and the ones that balance sebum production are ideal for combination skin. Hence, you must find facewash for combination skin that works without irritating the epidermis and, most of all, without stimulating the sebaceous glands. Thus, after every wash, your skin would feel clean, moisturised and its hydrolipidic film will be left intact.

We recommend you use the vitamin C enriched L'Oréal Paris Aura Perfect Milky Foam Facewash and salicylic acid-infused L'Oréal Paris Revitalift Crystal Foam Gel. You can even use L'Oréal Paris Glycolic Bright Daily Foaming Face Cleanser that is dermatologically tested and helps to reveal radiant skin.

L’Oréal Paris Glycolic Bright Daily Foaming Face Cleanser

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Pick best cleansers for oily skin

If you have oily skin, you will notice that your face looks like a shiny ball every time you look at the mirror. Apart from this, there are other ways to tell if you have oily skin, read on!

How to identify oily skin?

Oily skin type secretes a lot more sebum, particularly around the T-zone. Also, you may notice enlarged pores, blackheads, pimples, and other blemishes.

Ingredients to look for when searching for facewash for oily skin

The idea is to get rid of this excess sebum along with impurities that suffocate skin, obstruct its pores and lead to blackheads and blemishes. So, a micellar water will probably be your best bet or in this case, best facewash for oily skin.

We recommend you to use the L'Oréal Paris Revitalift Crystal Purifying Micellar Water. It is one of the best cleansers for oily skin that superbly removes smallest impurities, excess sebum, and makeup. Indulge in gentle, purifying beauty routine to balance sebum production and mattify your skin.

Revitalift Crystal purifying Micellar Water

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Pick best cleanser for sensitive skin

Last in the list of skin type remain sensitive skin. Wondering what are the common tell-tale sign of sensitive skin?

How to identify sensitive skin?

Sensitive and irritated skin are a highly reactive skin type that can sting or feel itchy and hot. It can get blotchy and may suffer when exposed to the sun, cold, temperature changes, soaps, stress and emotional states.

Ingredients to look for when searching best facewash for sensitive skin

When searching for best facewash for sensitive skin always opt for a soothing formula. A soap and often perfume-free, sulphate-free, fragrance-free, hypoallergenic cleanser can work best for sensitive skin. So, go for a gentle formula that both cleanses and soothes skin.

Cleansing your face is the first step of every skincare routine. This step ensures your skin is free of dust, dirt, impurities that get trapped under the surface layer and ready to absorb nourishing and moisturizing products that you would apply in the next steps.

Now that you have a list of the best facewashes for dry skin, oily skin, sensitive skin ready with you, you can definitely find a match for your skin type. Once done, you can create your skincare ritual and take the best care of your skin. Need assistance with your skincare routine? Head to the L'Oréal Paris Skin Genius tool and create personalized skincare routine after analysing your skin (on the portal) like an expert.