Bet, you knew that a face wash is your first step to a great skin. But, did you know that your cleanser does a whole lot more for not much acclaim? Usually, it’s importance is overshadowed by fancy lotions and creams you apply after your skin is scrubbed clean. A face wash is the foundation for the rest of your 3-step cleansing – toning – moisturising regimen, which is why it’s so important that you pick the best one for your skin.
The choices are endless so if you’re confused, don’t worry, because our we’ve put together a list of 10 of our favourite face washes. These Health & Glow Beauty Editor tested cleansers will beat the dirt, grime, makeup and dead skin cells leaving your face soft, hydrated and fresh. Some are high-tech and some are time-tested favourites – they will all get the job done. No matter what your budget or your skin type, read on to find your perfect match…
For radiant, supple skin
A pinkish foaming gel that is infused with onion seed, poppy seed and jasmine flower that tone the skin, and remove dirt; while pineapple, tomato, and lemon juice gently exfoliate dead skin layer revealing fresh bright complexion. It also removes makeup effectively.
Biotique Bio White Advanced Fairness Face Wash
For even complexion
For skin that looks lit from within, this foaming face wash suffused with tourmaline gemstone micro granules and vitamin C is the one. It prevents superficial melanin build-up, and preps skin for better absorption.
L’Oreal Paris White Perfect Facial Foam
For purifying oily skin
The gently foaming cleansing gel with salicylic acid, and Totrol targets three layers of your skin that unclogs pores, removes excess sebum, removes dead skin layer, and eliminates skin impurities. You get clear matte skin that is well-hydrated as well.
Vichy Normaderm Deep Cleansing Purifying Gel
For reviving tired skin
Infused with lemon extracts and vitamin C bursting beads, this fresh smelling cleansing gel lathers up wonderfully to remove grime and deep seated dirt. Salicylic acid refines pores and prevents excess sebum. Skin looks bright and fresh. Ideal pick me up for your skin after a tiring day.
Clean & Clear Morning Energy Face Wash Energizing Lemon
For removing pollutants
This creamy face wash has Triple-Charcoal technology that uses activated carbon particles to improve skin texture and condition. The activated carbon fights the free-radicals in your skin caused by pollution and sun exposure thus protecting the skin structure from within. Vitamin B3 improves hydration. So your skin looks bright and feels supple.
Pond’s Pure White Deep Cleansing Facial Foam
For toned and hydrated skin
This soothing low foam cleanser is for you when you want to remove grime and dirt without drying out your skin. This 2-in-1 formula also works as a makeup remover, and works on waterproof makeup too. The natural actives like witch hazel, carrot oil, grapeseed oil, lemon peel extract, geranium oil, cucumber extract clear away impurities, and excess sebum while restoring skin’s natural moisture leaving it soft and firm.
Natio Renew Gentle Toning Facial Cleanser
For preventing black heads
Prevent blackhead build up with this creamy face wash. The AHA in the apricot extracts gently exfoliates your skin. It prevents dirt from clogging the pores. Aloe extracts retain the hydration balance of your skin. Skin feels soft and supple.
Himalaya Deep Cleansing Apricot Face Wash
For serious deep cleansing
Remove pore clogging makeup residue, excess sebum, and deep-seated impurities for a truly clean, fresh feeling skin. It gently removes dead skin cells, and reveals fresh inner layer of the skin, helps in skin’s natural renewal process. Ideal for those das when you skin feels extra grimy or dirty
Neutrogena Deep Clean Facial Cleanser
For radiant skin
This foaming cleanserhas a velvety lather that removes dirt and impurities. It clears away stale makeup to reveal luminous skin. Gentle exfoliating actives clear away dead skin cells, prevent excess melanin production to give your skin a radiant glow
Olay White Radiance Advanced Whitening Brightening Foaming Cleanser
For preventing acne breakout
If you are prone to acne breakouts, no matter what your skin type, then this tulsi and neem infused face wash is just right for you. This high foaming cleanser clears away excess oil, and prevent pimple causing bacterial infection. Can be used daily especially if you skin feels too grimy or greasy.
Garnier Pure Active Neem + Tulsi Foaming Face Wash
For that natural translucent glow in your skin, that sets off any makeup it is a must that you remove every trace of the foundation, mascara and lipstick…
How it looks & feels: The face wash has a charcoal black component with salicylic acid to exfoliate the skin, and remove skin pollutants…
Indian girls mostly have combination to oily skin. As the mercury rises the combination gets oily, and the oily gets oilier – unbearable…
What is it: Salicylic acid is naturally derived fruit acid that helps in shedding skin cell faster and prevents them from clogging the pores…