As the late Mr Shu Uemura once said, “Beautiful makeup starts with beautiful skin”, taking care of your skin should always take precedence over piling on makeup. And in order to ensure your skin is healthy, the first step is always thorough and gentle cleansing.
Just like serums and moisturisers, it is also important to use what is best-suited for your skin type when it comes to cleansers. This is because new-generation cleansers are now equipped with added skincare ingredients that can address skincare concerns at the same time while removing dirt and impurities. For example, those concerned with pollution damage can look for cleansers infused with antioxidants to further strengthen skin against free radical damage, while those with dry skin should avoid cleansers that contains sulphates which can further strip skin of essential moisture.
Here are seven gentle facial cleansers for each skin type.