Facial Cleansing – How Do I Choose the Best Facial Cleanser for My Skin?
Intense but gentle daily facial cleansing is the first step in an effective skincare routine. This article asks why it is important to cleanse the skin twice a day. It also gives advice on choosing the best facial cleanser for your skin type, condition and texture preferences. Finally, it introduces the Eucerin DermatoCLEAN [HYALURON] range which includes facial cleansers and eye makeup remover
Why is it so important to clean your face?
Cleaning removes dirt and pollution residue
Cleansing removes impurities (dirt and pollution), makeup and excess oil that, left on your skin, can irritate it and reduce its ability to function as an effective barrier. Cleansing also supports skin regeneration and is therefore particularly important for blemish-prone and acne-prone skin.
Skincare products are better able to penetrate already cleansed skin. This means that they will be more effective and your skin will get the most benefit from them.
How often should you clean your face?
The sebaceous glands in your skin produce sebum, an oily substance that keeps it from drying out, both during the day and at night. Morning cleansing removes excess sebum and dead skin cells.
Why cleanse your face at night?
Evening cleansing thoroughly removes the dirt of the day (such as pollution and sweat) as well as all traces of makeup, foundations and sunscreen filters before going to bed. This allows your skin to renew and repair itself overnight.
What is the best face wash for my skin?
First, choose a cleanser that’s right for your skin type and condition and proven to be effective yet gentle on cleansing.
Whatever your skin type, we recommend that you look for products that have been tested on sensitive skin and avoid harsh ingredients: many soaps are very alkaline (basic pH) and can damage the skin’s natural protective layer. skin and dry it out. Ideally, your cleanser should also contain moisturizing ingredients that help maintain the skin’s natural moisture levels.
Choose cleansers that suit your skin type, condition, and texture preferences.
Then choose a set of products that are suitable for the type of cleanse you need : for example, if you’re wearing stubborn waterproof mascara, you might find it useful to remove it first with a special eye makeup remover before applying it. use a cleanser on the rest of your face.
And finally, because we all have preferences when it comes to texture and how to clean, choose products that you enjoy using . This way, you’ll be more motivated to cleanse your face twice a day.
What is the best Eucerin face wash for my skin?
Eucerin DermatoCLEAN [HYALURON] is a full range of hydrating facial cleansers suitable for all skin types, cleansing needs and texture preferences. Their gentle and effective cleansing power having been proven by clinical and dermatological studies, they combine an extra gentle cleansing complex with Hyaluronic Acid and other moisturizing ingredients of natural origin which protect the natural hydration of the skin and do not not dry it out. They leave the skin feeling clean, hydrated and soft.
The Eucerin DermatoCLEAN [HYALURON] range includes products for all skin types, including sensitive skin.
If your skin type is normal to combination , we recommend our cleansers in the form of micellar foam or micellar water . Thanks to their moisturizing ingredients and proven effectiveness in improving skin hydration, our micellar foam and micellar water are also suitable for dry skin. However , if your skin is particularly dry, we recommend our nourishing cleansing milk .
Whatever your skin type, all of our DermatoCLEAN [HYALURON] cleansers prepare your skin for the next step in your skincare routine and allow skin to get the most benefit from your skincare products .
If you are wearing stubborn waterproof mascara or other stubborn eye makeup, we recommend removing it first with EUCERIN DermatoCLEAN Eye Makeup Remover which is suitable for all skin types. Many of our face washes are proven to remove eye makeup, but your cleanse will always go further if you use a special eye makeup remover to start with.
All Eucerin DermatoCLEAN [HYALURON] products are suitable for sensitive skin but:
if your skin is prone to blemishes, we recommend using cleansers from the Eucerin DERMOPURE range .
How should I clean my skin?
Obviously, how you clean will depend on your choice of cleanser:
Some people like “double cleaning”, i.e. cleaning twice, sometimes with two different products, because they think it allows for a more intense cleaning.
Some people prefer to use the hot towel method (muslin cotton dipped in warm water) to remove their makeup remover.
But, in reality, cleansing can be achieved in one step, or possibly in two steps if you wear stubborn waterproof mascara or heavy-duty eye makeup: remove eye makeup then cleanse.