Obsessed over the clear and dewy skin of the Japanese and Koreans? The secret lies in double cleansing, and it’s often done with an oil cleanser. Oil cleansers frequently pride themselves on giving your skin a deep cleanse without drying it out. Here are seven cleansing oils for you to add to your beauty regime to be on your way to get hydrated and radiant skin.
1 / 10 No more tugging on your skin with these gentle cleansing oils.Read more
2 / 10 Three Balancing Cleansing Oil, ($68 for 185ml, leading departmental stores)Read more
Our complexion is affected by both lifestyle and environmental factors. Three’s latest cleansing oil was formulated to address those issues. With key ingredients laurel leaf oil and frankincense oil, its invigorating scent will relieve tension and increase your skin’s defenses against environmental pollutants. It will thoroughly remove makeup, excess keratin and air pollutants for clear and radiant skin.
3 / 10 Canvas Brightening Cleansing Oil ($132 for 200ml, Takashimaya and Lazada)Read more
Treat and cleanse your skin at the same time with Canvas’ Brightening Cleansing Oil. This cleansing oil does more than just remove your makeup – the blend of herb extracts refines your skin’s tone and texture to give your complexion the nourishment it needs for that everyday radiant glow.
4 / 10 Kiehl's Midnight Recovery Botanical Cleansing Oil ($55 for 175ml)Read more
Kiehl’s cleansing oil efficiently removes dirt, sebum, sunscreen and your stubborn makeup. With squalane being one of its key ingredients, it is able to break down makeup and impurities while hydrating your skin at the same time. The aromatic lavender essential oil soothes and preps your skin for regeneration and repair before bedtime.
5 / 10 DHC Deep Cleansing Oil ($43.90 for 200ml, Watsons)Read more
If you are always tugging at your lashes to remove waterproof mascara that won’t budge, DHC’s Deep Cleansing Oil could be a lifesaver. It also contains olive oil and vitamin E to hydrate your skin without leaving any greasy residue behind.
6 / 10 ZA Smooth Cleansing Oil ($24.90 for 200ml, Watsons)Read more
This cleansing oil rinses off within seconds. Formulated with natural plant oils and infused with vitamin E, your skin will be left soft to the touch. The oil particles effectively remove makeup, sebum and impurities for a deep cleanse.
7 / 10 Kose Cosmeport Softymo Lachesca Oil Cleansing ($19.90 for 230ml, leading pharmacies)Read more
This cleansing oil is formulated with fruit acids like malic acid, a powerful antioxidant that softens keratin plugs for smooth and supple skin. This is perfect for those who love to cleanse while in the shower as you can apply the cleansing oil to your face with wet hands. Its adorable packaging with gold polka dots is an added bonus!
8 / 10 Shu Uemura Porefinist² Sakura Refreshing Cleansing Oil ($50 for 150ml)Read more
This cleansing oil is perfect for girls who want to avoid the shine. Its latest formula is lightweight and targets those with oily complexions to tighten and unclog pores. As its name says, it contains sakura extracts that help refine your pores by removing stubborn blackheads and reducing pore size.
9 / 10 Mamonde Petal Spa Cleansing Oil ($28 for 200ml, Sephora and leading departmental stores)Read more
For those with dry and sensitive skin, the rose extract in this cleansing oil will give your skin an intense hydration boost. You will also love how amazing it smells. It has a light and smooth texture that allows you to spread it evenly over your face. Don’t be alarmed by the tingling sensation you feel – it is working to remove all that grime and dirt in your pores.
10 / 10 Fancl MCO Mild Cleansing Oil ($30 for 120ml)Read more
The ninth generation of Fancl’s iconic cleansing oil returns with an improved formula that will not only remove makeup, but also prevent skin problems like acne breakouts and rough skin. Its nano cleansing technology is able to remove even the finest of makeup particles.
FOOD | 21 July 2018