Asian woman cleanses skin with cotton pad

Looking for the best facial cleanser can be a frustrating endeavor. Contrary to popular belief, it’s not a one-size-fits-all product. Different cleansers come in numerous formulations to address various skin concerns, such as dryness, acne, sensitivity, or fine lines.

First, consider your skin type, skin concerns, and lifestyle. Moreover, remember that a facial cleanser is different from a facial wash. Rinse off the latter since it tends to lather. Read on to find out what type of cleanser suits your lifestyle best.

For the Fitness Enthusiast

Working out not only makes you break out in sweat, but it can also make you break out. Period. Exercising can cause a buildup of oil, dirt, and bacteria on your skin. If left unchecked, this can lead to breakouts. Make sure to wash your face immediately after working out and use a cleanser that addresses oil. Try Eskinol Naturals Micellar Water Cleanser with Natural Lemon Extracts. It has a mattifying formula that removes oil and purifies the skin without over-drying. 

For the City Girl

Purify your skin at the end of the day with a detoxifying cleanser.

City life can be unkind to the skin. Pollution, free radicals, and UV rays are everywhere. More so if you’re a commuter or working in the city. If you want to keep your skin clear and healthy, it’s best to double cleanse at the end of the day. It effectively removes dirt, oil, bacteria, makeup, and sunscreen from your skin. Choose a detoxifying cleanser like POND’S Vitamin Micellar Water Detoxifying Charcoal as a first step. It removes 99% of dirt from the surface of the skin. Moreover, it contains activated charcoal and bamboo charcoal which helps remove impurities.

For the Beach Babe

Daily sun exposure is not great for the skin. UV rays can cause severe damage to the outer layers of the skin. Overexposure can lead to wrinkles, hyperpigmentation, and extreme dryness. In addition, it puts you at risk of skin cancer.

If you love being under the sun, learn to love your sunscreen just as much. Use a cleanser like Eskinol Naturals Micellar Water Hydrate with Natural Aloe Extracts. Formulated for dry skin, this cleanser locks in moisture while gently purifying it. Since micellar cleansers are effective at removing dirt and oil, you can skin the facial wash to prevent further dryness. 

You can also try POND’S Healthy Hydration Aloe Vera Hydrating Jelly Cleanser, which has aloe and vitamin B3 to leave skin cool, hydrated, and smooth. It doesn’t contain alcohol that can irritate skin that’s just been exposed to the sun. Follow up with POND’S Healthy Hydration Aloe Vera Hydrating Jelly Moisturizer, an oil-free gel that gives you 24-hour glass skin hydration.

For the Work-from-Home Mom

Try using a micellar cleanser formulated with nourishing milk.

Working from home can take a toll on one’s skin. After all, who has time to do a skincare routine in between Zoom calls, online learning, and bonding with the kids? You do — with the right facial cleanser on your beauty counter.

Choosing a nourishing cleanser that plumps the skin and makes it look youthful and energized. POND’S Vitamin Micellar Water in Nourishing Milk purifies the skin after a few swipes of a soaked cotton pad. No need to rinse or follow up with a facial wash. It will save you time, as well as give your skin some TLC.

Choosing the best facial cleanser for your lifestyle means understanding your skin’s unique needs, as well as its environment. Try our recommendations above to see which suits you best.