6 Amazing Cleansers for Every Skin Type Under $20
For a lady who follows all the skin care rules and washes her face each and every day, facial cleansers can seem to disappear in a matter of weeks. What’s a girl to do? Naturally, find the best cleansers she can, on a budget. Don’t worry about trial and error when it comes to your face. We’ve rounded up our favorite cleansers for every skin type below, all less than $20.
For All Skin Types: Kiehl’s Ultra Facial Cleanser
This mild, gentle cleanser was created for all skin types. This face wash removes impurities and dissolves excess oils without over-drying the skin. The formula is infused with apricot kernel oil and avocado oil to help soften skin. And the formula’s squalene—Kiehl’s signature ingredient—is a botanical lipid that helps restore the skin’s natural moisture balance.
Kiehl’s Ultra Facial Cleanser, $19.50
For Oily Skin: Garnier Clean+ Shine Control Cleansing Gel
Formulated for excess shine and for skin with clogged pores, this cleansing gel removes extra oil and mattifies skin. The gel, infused with charcoal powder, draws out impurities from pores—including makeup, dirt, and oil—like a magnet. This budget-friendly cleanser helps to improve clarity and diminish the appearance of pores.
For Acne-Prone Skin: La Roche-Posay Effaclar Medicated Gel Cleanser
Targeting excess oil, blackheads, and breakouts, this gel cleanser is a great bet for acne-prone skin. The gel leaves skin less shiny throughout the day and it contains 2 percent salicylic acid to fight existing breakouts and micro-exfoliating LHA to gently remove any impurity build up,
For Dry Skin: VICHY Pureté Thermale Cleansing Micellar Oil
Blending micellar technology—to attract impurities—with nourishing camellia oil, this unique pH-balanced cleanser is a good option for dry skin. Skin is left feeling supple, soft, and moisturized. The oil, which can be used with or without water, features Vichy’s Thermal Spa Water.
For Mature Skin: L’Oreal Paris Age Perfect® Nourishing Clean Cleanser
This gentle daily cleanser helps to cleanse the skin without over-drying it, revealing softer skin. The creamy cleanser is formulated for mature skin and features replenishing oils to gently—but thoroughly—remove makeup and impurities.
For Sensitive Skin: The Body Shop Aloe Calming Facial Cleanser
This mild cleansing lotion is a suitable face wash for sensitive skin. Using fair trade organic aloe vera—a known skin-soothing ingredient—and fair trade Babassu oil, this soap-free cleanser leaves sensitive skin feeling calm, soft, supple, and smooth.