It’s no surprise we’re completely obsessed with beauty products of all shapes and sizes, and that includes facial cleansers of every variety. We’ve tried nearly every kind of face wash on the market—from balms to no-rinse micellar waters—and we’re sharing our favorites here. Shop the ones that work for you and your skin type. Aren’t you glad we did our homework?
Clean Up Your Act
For Dry Skin: Cleansing Balms
These balm-to-oil cleansers moisturize dry skin and melt away makeup, dirt and even oil. What's interesting about cleansing balms is that they're applied and massaged into dry skin and then followed with a quick rinse.
Extra Balm Rinse
Rosa Centifolia No.1 Purity Cleansing Balm
Take the Day Off Cleansing Balm
For Sensitive Skin: Micellar Waters
Micellar waters remove even the most stubborn waterproof makeup and are gentle enough to cleanse without irritating sensitive skin. Apply with a cotton round to wipe face clean–no rinsing required.
Azahar Cleansing Micellar Water
Makeup Removing Water
For Oily Skin: Foam Cleansers
Lightweight foams get deep into pores and clean out even the most stubborn oils in the skin. Apply to a damp face and work into a creamy lather before rinsing away impurities.
Immortelle Precious Cleansing Foam
Pure Prodew Cleansing Foam
Instant Foaming Cleanser
For Combination Skin: Cleansing Oils
Cleansing oils are perfect for combination skin because they battle oily T-zones and moisturize dry patches. Apply to a dry face to loosen makeup, oil and sweat, then add water to transform into a creamy lather and rinse away.
Phelityl Pre-Cleansing Oil
Nourishing Oil Cleanser
Solid Cleansing Oil
For Dull Skin: Cleansing Powders
Make exfoliation a part of your daily cleansing routine. These innovative powder-to-cream cleansers polish dull skin away and leave you with a radiant complexion.
Radiance Boosting Powder
Skincare Detox Brightening Fizzy Powder Wash
Hydra Sparkling One-Minute Glow Powder