* Harsh winter weather calls for more hydrating skincare products
* Gently cleanse dirt, oil and makeup without stripping your skin
* Gel cleansers, lotions, and cleansing oils
Sensitive skin types require a bit more TLC when it comes to cleansing and makeup removal. Cleansing with a face wash that’s too harsh or drying can cause redness, dryness and irritation.
Below is a collection of 6 gentle cleansers that are specially formulated for sensitive skin, but can be used on anyone looking for a face wash that will go the extra mile to keep your skin pH balanced, hydrated and clear.
1. La-Roche Posay Oily Sensitive Skin Cleanser
This oil-free, daily gel face wash gently removes dirt and oil from your pores, while respecting the skin’s pH balance. Oily skin types will love this cleanser that gently keeps oil at bay without causing over-drying, redness.
2. Bioderma Sensibio H2o
The Bioderma Micellar water is a popular European import that cleanses and removes makeup gently yet thoroughly. The Sensibo H2O line is compatible with all skin types (including sensitive) and it will naturally help rebuild the skin’s natural film. This micellar water ensures all impurities are removed in one single step without rinsing with water.
3. Eucerin Sensitive Skin Hydrating Facial Cleanser
Made especially for the most delicate and dry skin types, this cleanser gently cleans by creating a moisture-rich lather that leaves skin feeling soft and clean. Soap and fragrance-free, it rinses away easily leaving skin refreshed and free of soapy residue.
4. Glossier Milky Jelly Cleanser
Social media darling and editorial favorite, Glossier’s Milky Jelly Cleanser is the ultimate daily face wash. The pH-balanced, creamy gel formula is made with a blend of five skin conditioners so your face is left feeling healthy and soft. Use on wet or dry skin to cleanse and dissolve makeup away.
5. DHC Deep Cleansing Oil
DHC’s Deep Cleansing Oil is a unique water-soluble cleanser that cleanses the skin without stripping it. Rich in vitamins and antioxidants, this formula removes excess oil, makeup and dirt all while leaving skin hydrated—not greasy.
6. Avene Tolerance Extreme Cleanser
Avene Eau Thermale Tolerance Extreme Cleansing Lotion is an ultra-gentle, no-rinse lotion that will leave the face clear and fresh without irritation. What makes this product unique is the no-rinse formula – simply apply to face and neck and remove with cotton pads. Avene products are also 100 percent sterile for maximum safety and tolerance without compromising efficacy.