How clean can you go? This month we have tried and tested cleansers for all skin types and here are Totally Aesthetic Magazine reviewers Top Cleansers.
We won’t bang on about facial wipes and the icciness associated with them but with that in mind all of our tried and tested reader reviewed products come in a tube or jar with no wipes in sight.
Elizabeth Arden Pro Gentle Cleanser £26.99 www.facethefuture.com
Try this gorgeous light lathering cleanser that gently exfoliates skin, leaving it soft, soothed and radiant. A light lathering cleanser that gently exfoliates skin, leaving it soft, soothed and radiant. Gently removes makeup and daily residue: contains LCA Complex (pH correct Lactic Acid and essential skin vitamin antioxidants A, C, E & Pro-A). Ideal for all skin types, including sensitive.
Skinfix Foaming Oil Cleanser – £11.99 www.boots.com
Skinfix Foaming Oil Cleanser from their Healthy Face range is gentle and non irritating. Added ingredients include Jojoba oil, Aloe Leaf Extract and Coconut Cleansers. It washes away dirt without stripping or drying out the skin, leaving it hydrated, soft and supple.
The Bluebeards Revenge Face Scrub £9.99 www.bluebeards-revenge.co.uk
This rich, creamy scrub has been carefully formulated to provide men with a relaxing facial treatment that removes dirt and grime from deep inside the skin’s pores. It is perfect for both normal and dry skin, and promises to protect men from the harshness that their skin battles every day.
It comes with some really great tips: Don’t eat it either. It tastes nothing like the Mediterranean goodness that’s in it.
AGEING OR DAMAGED SKIN
Skin Chemists Wrinkle Killer Advanced Cleansing Oil £69.90 www.skinchemists.com
Skin Chemists Wrinkle Killer Advanced Cleansing Oil is designed to encourage a deep cleansing of pores without disrupting skin’s natural balance.
The British brand SkinChemists is synonymous with intelligent skincare design born with tradition. Working with leading pharmacists, chemists, scientists and beauticians worldwide, SkinChemists develops revolutionary and effective skincare treatments.
Who should use Wrinkle Killer Advanced Cleansing Oil?
Use this product if you have sensitive/oily skin/fine lines and wrinkles/damaged skin
Dr. LEVY 3DEEP Cell Renewal Micro-Resurfacing Cleanser £39 www.cultbeauty.com
Dr. LEVY Switzerland’s innovative, multi-action 3 Deep Cell Renewal Micro-Resurfacing Cleanser provides gentle cleansing, intensive micro-resurfacing and acts as a skin-renewing ‘Fast-Mask’ to ‘re-boot’ lacklustre complexions. With glycolic and lactic acids to dissolve the glue that sticks dead cells (and grime, pollutants and bacteria) to the skin’s surface, alongside organic rice extracts to physically polish, this instantly refines and brightens while kick-starting renewal to promote that enviable, fresh-faced radiance. The addition of sodium PCA and lactic acid ester then promote plumpness and ‘bounce’ – enhancing moisture levels while leaving your skin incredibly receptive to the Intense Stem Cell Booster Serum, Eye Booster Concentrate and your choice of ‘Enriched’ or Booster Cream.
KALME is a chemical-free & water-free cream cleanser which contains a caper extract to help reduce redness (including rosacea), skin sensitivity and reduce dryness while gently removing all make-up, sun creams and dirt.
The water-free KALME cream cleanser contains a patented caper extract called Derma Sensitive, which has been proven in clinical trials to reduce skin redness and sensitivity by 70%*
MuLondon Rose, Rosehip & Rosemary Foaming Cleanser £16 www.mulondon.com
A gorgeous luxury foaming cleanser with rose otto oil, rosehip extract and rosemary antioxidant. This amazing trio will clean, balance and nourish dry, irritated and sensitive skin. Precious herbal extracts and oils are carefully balanced and blended in a base of certified organic castile soap. This creates a unique, light, divinely fragranced and fluffy foam that is packed full of nutrients for your skin. Free from SLSs and detergents, so they clean gently without stripping the skin of its natural oils.
Palmer’s Ultra Gentle Facial Cleansing Oil – RRP £7.99 uk.palmers.com
We loved this luxurious facial cleansing oil emulsifies into a light foam to effectively wash away impurities, dirt and make-up. This innovative luxury cleanser is formulated with eight botanical pure oils to naturally protect and leave skin feeling clean, fresh and hydrated, whilst maintaining skin’s moisture balance. This is dermatologist and ophthalmologist tested, non comedogenic and safe for sensitive skin.
Eucerin DermoPURIFYER Cleanser £9.18 www.feelunique.com
Cleanser for oily and blemish-prone skin with 6% Ampho-Tensides. Eucerin DermoPURIFYER Cleanser is a daily gel, containing mild Ampho-tensides, for gentle yet effective cleansing.
A lovely cleanser here with an amazing zesty fragrance – the perfect wake up call for skin.
Polishing Citrus Cleanser (150ml) £19.25 from Herbalife SKIN
This vibrant cleanser contains energising jojoba microbeads with hints of juicy orange and grapefruit oils to revive your complexion and leave it feeling refreshed and exhilarated. Great for oily skins prone to shine, it is clinically tested to show a reduction in the skin’s sebum after just one use. It’s part of Herbalife SKIN’s nourishing skincare range – allowing you to look & feel beautiful both inside & out. No added parabens & free from sulphates too, the products from the SKIN range combine lush textures & silky soft lathers with skin-boosting essential oils to promote a more radiant complexion.