How to Find the Right Gel Cleanser for Your Skin Type
Take a trip to the section of face cleanser offerings at your local drugstore or beauty supply store and you’ll be met with an overwhelming number of options ranging from makeup wipes to micellar waters and everything in between. For the skin-care lover who’s tried ’em all and knows that they like to stick to a lightweight gel cleanser, look no further than our handy guide to find the right fit for you. See below to discover the right gel cleanser for your specific skin type — that way, you can shop with a plan.
Whether you’re a proud Clarisonic Cleansing Brush owner or not (we think you should be, but no pressure) this refreshing gel-to-foam cleanser will work to control shine.
This gel cleanser contains glycolic acid to help soothe skin. It has a light foaming texture to refresh skin and remove dirt and other impurities.
Those of you with sensitive skin understand how important it is to choose skin-care products formulated specifically for you. This Cucumber cleanser from Kiehl’s has a gel-lotion, non-drying formula that melts away dirt and oil while helping to retain your skin’s moisture.
If you have oily or acne-prone skin, this gel cleanser from dermatologist-recommended brand La Roche-Posay needs to be on your radar. It contains 2% salicylic acid acne medication to target excess oil and help clear acne breakouts.
This luxe cleanser contains cleansing oils and grand rose extracts to remove makeup and leave skin looking soft and radiant.
Apply a small amount of this clear, lightweight gel cleanser to damp skin for an instant refreshed feeling. This cleanser has a minty scent, so we recommend incorporating it into your morning cleansing routine to wake you and your skin up before coffee.
This gel cleanser is basically a green juice, but for your skin. It’s part of the Clean at Sephora program, and its main ingredients are kale, spinach and green tea.