All posts tagged: cleanser

No stripping please

Potent cleansers that’ll help take the day off your skin whilst putting the moisture back in Murad AHA/BHA Exfoliating Cleanser (£34, murad.co.uk) Give your skin a thorough clean with this time-saving two-in-one cleanser and exfoliator. It’ll free your pores from trapped dirt and debris and the jojoba beads will lift them away, polishing the skin in the process without being abrasive. Skin is left wonderfully smooth and soft for the day ahead. Green People Purify & Hydrate Cream Cleanser (£24.95, greenpeople.co.uk) This works wonders for skin that is prone to dryness. It contains a host of antioxidant-rich oils that nourish the skin and keep it protected from the elements but it also does a great job of lifting away make-up and dry flakes so the skin can breathe and radiate happily. Aromatherapy Associates Hydrating Renewing Rose Cleanser (£26, aromatherapyassociates.com) You’ll enjoy massaging this fragrant rose and geranium cleanser into the skin – focus on any dry patches to sooth the irritation, safe in the knowledge that it will provide a gentle but effective cleanse no …

Beat the grind: Rodin Facial Cleansing Powder

This cleanser achieves the feat of being clever and beautiful. Its powder formulation lets you achieve a perfectly tailored cleanse with every wash – simply add water to soften the rice bran and sea algae granules for gentle exfoliation, or add a bit more for a completely smooth lather. Either way, expect a bright and gloriously soft result. (Rodin Facial Cleansing Powder. £32, liberty.co.uk)

Balance Me Restore and Replenish Cream Cleanser

SOFTLY DOES IT Ideal for parched summer skin, this creamy cleanser removes all traces of make-up without leaving the skin stripped of all moisture. The rich, conditioning butters ensure that you have a hydrating and gentle cleanse every time. (Balance Me Restore and Replenish Cream Cleanser. £18, balanceme.co.uk)

Malin+Goetz Facial Cleansing Oil

OIL UP For a gentle way of removing make-up without leaving any dryness, try this emulsifying oil which moisturises as it cleanses. Formulated with chamomile and eucalyptus, it’s ideal for soothing sensitive complexions and rinses off to leave the skin clean, bright and nourished. (Malin+Goetz Facial Cleansing Oil. £28, spacenk.com)

Coming Clean

Cleansing – it’s the most important part of a skincare routine yet one of the easiest to get wrong. So here, we’ve created a simple guide so you’ll always get it right and do it well.   WHY CLEANSE? Because the secret to healthy, glowing skin is through daily cleansing. Wiping the slate clean ensures that the bacteria and impurities that build up at the end of the day are removed – think excess sebum, sweat, dead skin cells and make-up, along with everything else you’ve touched your face with using unclean hands during the day. HOW TO CHOOSE YOUR CLEANSER HEAVY MAKE-UP TRY cleansing oils Oils are really effective at melting away make-up on the skin. When water is added, the emulsion helps to wash the impurities away quickly and easily whilst still leaving the skin soft and nourished. RECOMMENDATIONS: •Superfacialist by Una Brennan Rose Miracle Makeover Facial Oil. £14.99, Boots •L’Oreal Paris Skin Perfection 15 Second Miracle Cleansing Oil. £7.99, Superdrug ———- SENSITIVE SKIN TRY cleansing waters, milk cleansers A gentle cleanse for …

Elemis Pro-Collagen Cleansing Balm

Removing the day’s make-up is one of those things in life you want to be over and done with as quickly as possible and with the least amount of effort at that. Like every other necessity, it isn’t exactly an enjoyable task. But here’s a product that seems to defy just that. The new Elemis Pro-Collagen Cleansing Balm is a wonderfully indulgent and effective make-up remover that melts under the warmth of the skin to dissolve all traces of make-up and grime. It also absorbs excess sebum so those with oily and combination skin can heed the benefits too. Formulated with a concoction of natural oils and waxes along with Padina Pavonica, a marine extract with anti-ageing qualities that is present throughout the whole Elemis Pro-Collagen range, the balm lends itself to being worked into skin which means that you get a relaxing mini face massage with every cleanse. The balm also doubles up as a deep nourishing treatment for skin, which leaves it nothing short of super clean, thoroughly invigorated and silky soft. Go …