You Need to Try These New Shu Uemura Cleansing Oils
Lest you’ve been living under a rock for years, you’re likely well aware that cleansing oils have taken the beauty world by storm. Scores of beauty aficionados are joining in on the trend, which doesn’t show any signs of slowing down. In fact, handfuls of our favorite brands have launched their very own renditions. While there’s no doubt that cleansing oils have risen in popularity as of late, one brand has led the cleansing oil pack for years—and that brand is Shu Uemura. Dating back to 1967 with the launch of their Unmask oil, Shu Uemura has consecutively released cleansing oils into the beauty sphere for all to enjoy. Now, to mark 50 years since the introduction of their very first cleansing oil formula, the brand has launched not one, not two but rather six new cleansing oils onto the scene.
What Are Cleansing Oils?
Cleansing oils sound like a recipe for breakouts, but in fact can be helpful at remove makeup and impurities off the surface of the skin both gently and effectively. Even oily skin types can give cleansing oils a try without the fear of looking too shiny. In fact, some cleansing oils may help reduce oil on your skin. According to board-certified dermatologist, and Skincare.com consultant, Dr. Dhaval Bhanusali, you can definitely increase the likelihood of skin breakouts by utilizing thick oils too often. “However, when used correctly one to two times per week, you can actually improve moisture and help reduce oil on the skin,” he says.
Eager to give cleansing oils a try? Shu Uemura’s six new (and colorful) cleansing oils cater to a plethora of skin care concerns, from signs of aging to uneven skin tone.
FOR ALL SKIN TYPES: HIGH PERFORMANCE BALANCING CLEANSING OIL ADVANCED FORMULA
Picking the right product to sweep away every last lingering bit of waterproof mascara and heavy-duty foundation can call for a lot of trial and error, often ending with makeup merely smeared across your face. Not only can this medium-weight cleansing oil leave behind a clean skin feel, it can also ensure your complexion feels balanced and moisturized.
FOR OILY/ACNE-PRONE SKIN: POREFINIST ANTI-SHINE FRESH CLEANSING OIL
Looking for a cleansing oil that can help diminish the appearance of extra shine? Look no further than POREfinist Anti-Shine Fresh Cleansing Oil. This water-like cleansing oil goes beyond makeup removal, as it blots away unwanted shine, too. Skin is left feeling clean, fresh, and refined.
FOR AGING CONCERNS: ANTI/OXI+ POLLUTANT & DULLNESS CLARIFYING CLEANSING OIL
Show stubborn makeup and micro-impurities who’s boss with this cleansing oil boasting fresh and relaxing scents. Upon application, invigorate your senses with notes of elemi, mandarin and ginger followed by notes of lavender, cardamom, and geranium during massaging.
FOR GLOBAL SKIN CONCERNS: ULTIME8 SUBLIME BEAUTY CLEANSING OIL
Remove impurities and stubborn makeup all while indulging your skin with the precious essence of eight exquisite botanical origin oils merged together. As you massage it into your skin, you’ll experience softer, smoother, and more moisturized skin.
Ultime8 Sublime Beauty Cleansing Oil, $91 MSRP
FOR DULL SKIN: BLANC:CHROMA BRIGHTENING & POLISHING GENTLE CLEANSING OIL
Is your skin looking a little lackluster? Pamper your pores with this cleansing oil that will help your skin look brighter, as if polished.
FOR DRY/SENSITIVE SKIN: NUTRI-NECTAR CLEANSING OIL IN EMULSION
If you have delicate skin, we highly recommend reaching for Nutri-Nectar this season. This cleansing oil in emulsion can help make delicate, dry skin feel conditioned and comfortable.
How to Use Shu Uemura’s Cleansing Oils
Place three to four pumps of the cleansing oil into dry hands. Smooth it over your face, paying extra attention not to rub aggressively. Next, emulsify the cleansing oil with a few splashes of water. As a last step, rinse thoroughly.