The 5 Best Cleansers For Combination Skin
Finding a skin care routine attuned to your combination skin can be a tricky matter. You may have searched the hacks and poured through the tips, but finding the method for taking care of skin that’s dry in some areas and oily in others remains challenging. Want to know the secret, though? It’s all in the products.
That’s right. Finding the right products tuned to your specific skin type is the key to maintaining its health and radiance. That’s why we pulled together a list of some of the five best cleansers—from the L’Oréal portfolio of brands—for combination skin. Find the right cleanser for you, below!
KIEHL’S ULTRA FACIAL CLEANSER
Kiehl’s knows its cleansers, and the Kiehl’s Ultra Facial Cleanser knows how to clean combination skin. Using a mild formula, the cleanser is able to dissolve excess oil and dirt on the skin’s surface without stripping the skin dry.
To Use: Apply a small amount of the cleanser to clean fingertips and gentle massage to damp skin. Rinse it off thoroughly.
Kiehl's Ultra Facial Cleanser, $20 MSRP
VICHY NORMADERM GEL CLEANSER
The Vichy Normaderm Gel Cleanser is great for combination skin, especially if that combination also experiences visible blemishes. Formulated with salicylic acid, this gel face wash deeply cleanses pores for skin that feels clear.
To Use: You can use the Vichy Normaderm Gel Cleanser twice daily by massaging the product onto a dampened face. Make sure to rinse it off thoroughly once completed.
Vichy Normaderm Gel Cleanser, $18 MSRP
GARNIER SKINACTIVE MICELLAR FOAMING CLEANSER
Micellar water is a French favorite that’s infiltrated the American skin care scene. And boy, are we grateful for it. The Garnier Micellar Cleansing Water taps into the dual hydrating and cleansing abilities of powerful micelles to make sure skin is cleaned without getting dried out. Your skin will be left feeling completely refreshed.
To Use: This foaming cleanser can be applied directly on to wet skin. Gently massage it till it lathers, and rinse thoroughly. Repeat in the morning and at night.
SKINCEUTICALS REPLENISHING CLEANSER
The SkinCeuticals Replenishing Cleanser is a skin-replenishing cleanser that utilizes a ceramide complex, effectively cleaning the skin without stripping it of any of the oils it needs.
To Use: You can use the SkinCeuticals Replenishing Cleanser twice daily. Simply massage a small amount gently into damp skin, being mindful to avoid your eyes. Then rinse with warm water, and pat dry.
SkinCeuticals Replenishing Cleanser, $34 MSRP
L’ORÉAL MICELLAR CLEANSING WATER
Micellar water is once again the champion of the cleansing realm. The L’Oréal Paris Micellar Cleansing Water helps to both purify and mattify skin that has a bit more shine to it. It even serves a dual-purpose to remove makeup. Bye-bye impurities, excess oils, and makeup and hello fresh and clean skin!
To Use: To use the L’Oréal Micellar Cleansing Water, completely saturate a cotton pad with the product. Gently wipe the pad over your skin until it’s cleaned. If you’d like to use it for makeup removal, hold the pad over closed eyes for a few moments, then softly wipe makeup away.
L’Oréal Micellar Cleansing Water, $54 MSRP
Now that you’ve found the right cleanser, check out the best foundations for combination skin here!