2 | Choose the Right Cleanser

April 06, 2018

How To Choose The Right Cleanser For YOU!

Taking care of the skin is one of the most essential parts of a woman’s everyday routine. To keep their skin beautiful and glowing, most women use cleansing products.

Are you tempted to use the same thing?

If yes, then you need to know everything about cleansing products before using them. With increasing demands of cleansing products, more and more manufacturers keep on producing types and brands.

As a result, consumers like you will find it hard to pick the right one. Instead of worrying about this issue, simply learn more about YOUR skin and what it needs, then you will find it easier to choose. Don't buy a cleanser based on someones skin that is NOTHING like yours.

Cleansing Products for Different Types of Skin

    Cleansing products are the must-have items for anyone desiring to take
care of their skin. These items can help skin to be free from dirt, bacteria, debris and thus begin rejuvenation by cleaning the skin of oil and grunge from daily living. But, it is not always easy to search for the most effective cleansing products because users have different skin types. Some have oily skin while others have blotchy, sultry and acne prone skin.

Depending on your skin, it may change every season. If you are one of the people, you will need to use a different type of cleansing products for summer than you would use during the winter season. If you don’t know what type of cleansing products is best suited for your skin, here are some hints you need to consider:

  •    Sensitive or Dry Skin -Cleansers made for sensitive or dry skin are loaded with moisture beads. Cucumber and aloe vera are the frequent ingredients found in cleansers created for sensitive skin. These two plants contain anti-inflammatory and soothing properties. You do not want to use products for oily skin because they will only make the dryness worse. Stick to hydrating ingredients and creamy gentle cleansers. 
  •     Combination - These cleansers are designed to be creamy and mild, usually in a gel form. Acne skirmishing ingredients like salicylic acid might be available in these products. These items are usually pH balanced as combination skin is has different issues in different areas. You may want to go more gentle in the area of cleansing and a little more aggressive with you toner ( and ONLY in the oily or troublesome spots) 
  •     Oily Skin – Cleansers formulated for oily skin tend to be in gel rather than balm form. The gel is designed to purify the skin of as much dirt and oil as possible. Some of these cleansing products have exfoliation beads built into the gel to assist with washing out dead skin cells. it is important you never cleanse your eye area with these kinds of products. They will dry the delicate eye skin and cause premature aging. Stick to cleansing the same are that you would apply a mud mask. 
  •     Anti – Aging – These cleansing products are usually very moisturizing and creamy. They also help in nourishing and hydrating your skin to slow down your aging process. They are also often infused with vitamins like Vitamin E and beta-carotene. You might also find that these cleansing products contain green tea, retinol and argireline. They will feel thick and silky as you cleanse.

    Each type of cleansing product serves a purpose. The effects from using a
product can be visibly seen when it is the right cleanser for your skin type.
Thus, the cleanser should result in a smoother and softer complexion. If your cleanser causes you to dry out or break out, then you are not using the best cleanser for your skin type.

How to Choose the Best Cleansing Products

Finding the best cleansing products may take much time and effort. This is often the case if you don’t know what exactly you need. To choose the right one, here are things you should know:

For Dry or Mature Skin

If you have mature or dry skin, don’t forget to look for soothing or creamy lotions and cleansing products. Your preferred items should contain higher concentrations of water, oils and emollients. Rose water helps your skin to stay moisturized and glycerine which is a gentle and natural humectant that draws humidity to the surface of the skin.

For Sensitive Skin:

Glycerine is also essential for sensitive skin because it has been revealed to promote normal cell maturation. Steer clear of scrubs and exfoliating cleansers if you are susceptible to irritation. To combat swelling, redness and inflammation, you can also pick a cleansing product that is rich in aloe vera.

For Combination Skin:

If you have this skin type, it may take a bit of trial and error to look for a cleanser that doesn’t leave your skin feeling tight. As advised, clay, aloe vera, tea tree oil and thyme are effective at soothing acne. Foaming cleansers may also be too dry for users with acne, leading to surfeit sebum production as their skin attempts to overcompensate for the loss of its own oils.

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