Why You Should Consider A Powder Cleanser

LIFESTYLE  |  June 22, 2017
  • It’s suitable for sensitive skin
    1 / 4 It’s suitable for sensitive skin

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    Anyone with sensitive skin can understand the pain of looking for new cleansers. You need something that won’t leave you looking like you scrubbed off your skin after a simple wash. The good news is, powder cleansers foam up to a creamy texture, which cleanses sensitive skin gently without irritating it.

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  • It’s great for travelling
    2 / 4 It’s great for travelling

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    It’s always a chore to pack liquids when you travel, especially when you have to transfer them to travel-sized bottles and run the risk of leakage. A powder wash, however, is easy to pack, whether you’re bringing it in your check-in luggage or on the flight. You don’t even have to put it in a Ziploc since it’s not a liquid item.

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  • It’s also an exfoliator
    3 / 4 It’s also an exfoliator

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    The great thing about a powder cleanser is that it doubles up as an exfoliator to slough away dead skin cells. Some of them contain enzymes that help to break down dead skin cells to leave your skin smooth. For example, ORBIS Powder Wash + contains two enzymes, Protease and Lipase, to remove dead skin cells and hardened sebum to give you clearer skin.

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  • It doesn’t dry your skin out
    4 / 4 It doesn’t dry your skin out

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    Most powder cleansers contain moisturising ingredients that leave your skin moisturised after cleansing, so you won’t get that “tight” overly dry feeling post-cleanse. For example, ORBIS Power Wash + purportedly injects moisture into the skin with its moisturising ingredients, which include collagen, hyaluronic acid and royal jelly extract.

    A version of this story first appeared in CLEO. Offering an insider perspective on everything a twenty-something woman in Singapore wants or needs to know, CLEO Magazine is now available in both print and digital formats. Visit www.CLEO.com.sg to subscribe.

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