Facial cleansers are typically used as part of a daily skincare routine to help keep the skin clean and healthy. There are several different types of facial cleansers available, formulated for different purposes, and each can bring a range of benefits and advantages to your skin health. But what are the benefits of using a facial cleanser regularly?
What are the benefits of using a facial cleanser regularly?
Using a facial cleanser on a regular basis can provide numerous benefits for the health and appearance of your skin. These include:
Cleaning the skin’s pores – a facial cleanser can help to remove excess oil, dirt, and makeup from the surface of the skin. These substances can clog pores and lead to the development of acne, blackheads, and other blemishes. By regularly cleansing the skin, you can help to prevent these issues and maintain a clear and healthy complexion.
Removing dead skin cells from the surface of the skin – using a facial cleanser can also help to remove dead skin cells from the surface of your skin. As we age, our skin cells tend to turn over at a slower rate, which can lead to a buildup of dead skin cells on the surface of the skin. This can make the skin look dull and can also contribute to the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. By using a facial cleanser regularly, you can help to remove these dead skin cells, which can help to improve the overall appearance and texture of your skin.
Improving the appearance of the skin – using a facial cleanser can also help to improve the overall appearance of the skin. Many facial cleansers contain ingredients that can help to brighten the skin and reduce the appearance of dark spots or discoloration.
Additionally, some facial cleansers contain ingredients that can help to tighten and firm the skin, which can help to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
Reducing skin inflammation – using a facial cleanser can help to reduce inflammation and redness in the skin. Many facial cleansers contain ingredients that have anti-inflammatory properties, which can help to soothe and calm irritated skin. This can be especially beneficial for those with sensitive skin or for those who suffer from conditions such as rosacea or eczema.
Improving the effectiveness of other skincare products- using a facial cleanser can also help to improve the effectiveness of other skincare products. When the skin is clean and free of impurities, it is better able to absorb other products, such as serums and moisturizers. This means that you can get the most out of your skincare routine by using a facial cleanser as the first step.
What are the different types of facial cleanser?
There are three different types of facial cleanser, including:
Gel cleansers – these are perfect for oily or acne prone skin as they can provide a deep cleanse and often exfoliate as well.
Cream cleansers – these can help to moisturise the skin as you cleanse and can be perfect for those with dry or sensitive skin, as it will not strip the natural oils.
Foam cleansers – cleansers that foam up are perfect for combination skin as they provide light moisturising while also removing excess oil.
It’s important to choose a product that is suitable for your skin type and to follow the instructions on the product label. This is because over-cleansing or using a product that is too harsh for your skin type can lead to irritation or dryness.
Can you combine facial cleansers?
Double cleansing is an effective option for some skin types and this involves applying an oil based cleanser first, and then a foaming cleanser after rinsing thoroughly. This can be a very effective part of your skin care routine, but it is only really suitable for people with combination skin.
We stock a range of top quality facial cleansers
Here at The Skin and Wellbeing Clinic we are delighted to be an Approved Retailer for the SkinCeuticals range. As a result, we can provide a range of highly effective, clinically proven cleansers, including:
Glycolic Renewal Cleanser – this is a foaming gel cleanser that can remove skin impurities without stipping essential oils. This cleanser can also brighten the skin and provide effective skin rejuvenation.
Gentle Cleanser – this is specifically designed to hydrate skin and provide comfort to skin that is tight or dry. This is a gentle cream cleanser that can leave skin moisturised.
Blemish + Age Cleanser – this is a gel cleanser that can decongest and brighten the skin, providing effective cleansing as well as exfoliation.
For your cleansing routine, why not take a look at our range of products today, here at The Skin and Wellbeing Clinic?