Face & Eyes

Choosing The Right Cleanser For Different Skin Type

Cleansing is the foremost step in skin maintenance. Cleaning with water is not enough to remove dirt, bacteria, sweat, and makeup on our skin. Cleansing with an effective cleanser can prevent clogging in the pores of the skin and adds glow to the skin. So choosing the right cleanser according to your skin type is very essential. If confused to find out what your skin type is, our previous article’s different types of skin and determine skin types may help to you. In our previous article, we know all about basic skin maintenance of using a cleanser. There are different types of cleansers available in the cosmetic world for specific skin types.

Choosing The Right Cleanser

Normal Skin Cleanser

choosing the right cleanser

This is usually an unknown cleanser. For normal skin, liquid cleanser and soap gels will be suitable. For normal skin, cleansing sheets can be used. The petrolatum available in these cleansers will be dissolved in water and make the skin soft and moisturized after the face wash. Those who have normal skin can use the loofah to cleanse the skin.

Dry Skin Cleansers


Those who have dry skin, if use cream cleanser it will decrease the dryness. It is good to use a cleanser for dry face and skin wrinkles. Cleansing sheets are now available which contain liquid cleanser. This also protects the dry skin. Cream cleansers can be used by the people with dry skin which reduces the dryness.

Oily Skin Cleanser


Those who have oily skin should use cleansers mixed with water or the deep cleansers which are suitable for oily skin. This will control the oil secretion. Soap gels and the strong liquid cleansers will be helpful to oily skin. We can use the cleansers which are used for pimple skin can be used for the oily skin too.

Combination Skin Cleanser


The cleanser with correct pH balance and which provides more foam and gel form cleanser is suitable for combination to dry skin. Sensitive skin people should not use the perfumed or preservative added cleansers. This will affect the skin easily. They should not use the cleansers with cleansing grains. The cleansers with a balanced pH level will be suitable for sensitive skin. They can also use liquid cleansers.

Sensitive Skin Cleanser


If your skin is of the sensitive type that is if it has a lot of infections and irritation you can use mild cleansers. There are many mild cleansers that are especially available for pimply skin. Oil-less and non-comedogenic cleansers are prescribed for this.

Acne Cleanser

Acne cleansers are helpful to remove excess oil, makeup, sweat, and dust. By using such type of cleansers, the cosmetics which we use for the pimples will penetrate into the skin. At the same time, if we use these cleansers often, the skin will become dry and will be affected. If you have pimples, don’t use the cleansers for more than 2 times.

Anti Bacterial Cleanser

These cleansers are of medical in nature. Triclosan is the primary agent in this which is used as a cleanser here. Those who have to provide the utmost care to the skin can use this to yield better results. Those who have more pimples have many types of anti-bacterial cleansers available in the market.

Next… Homemade cleansers for different skin types

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