Double Cleansing - A Must For All Skin Types

By . - Wednesday, March 15, 2017

You're lazy. I know.

You're tired. I know.

You just don't have time. Make time!

The majority of the time I sleep on white or cream bedsheets, which requires me to be a fairly clean person if I intend to keep them stain free. For the most part, I've managed to keep my sheets clean, but a few times I've woken up to foundation or mascara stains on my pillowcase. I definitely cleansed my face before bed, but there always seemed to be some residue left over. Well, now I have the trick to get your face completely cleansed and save your pillowcases. Double Cleansing!

Cleansing Oils

Try not to run screaming in the other direction. I know that some of us have oily and acne prone skin to begin with. Cleansing oils aren't greasy and they solubilize oil-based products such as foundations and mascaras. That means that regular foaming cleansers aren't really suitable for the tough job of removing makeup while remaining gentle on the skin. Try these cleansing oils.

Lipidol Cleansing Face Oil helps remove day-to-day dirt and oil build-up from your face without stripping your skin of its natural oils.
R79.95 - Clicks

VICHY PURETÉ THERMALE CLEANSING MICELLAR OIL, a breakthrough cleansing oil with unique micellar technology to gently dissolve impurities from the skin, including waterproof makeup. Formulated with nourishing Camellia Oil to leave skin supple, soft, and moisturised.
R230 - Dischem

A true cleansing sensation! Clarins Pure Melt Cleansing Gel transforms into an oil that melts-away every last trace of excess oil and impurities — including the heaviest make-up. Water-activates into a silky milk that rinses skin clean. Soothes and nourishes with Marula Oil for optimal radiance and comfort.
R350 -

Follow-up Cleanser
So the whole point is two cleanse twice. First with an oil cleanser and now with a gentle foaming cleanser. Try these gentle foaming cleansers.

Neutrogena Deep Clean Facial Cleanser is made with hydroxy acid to go deep within pores and remove trapped dirt and oil. Also helps remove dead skin cells for smoother, softer skin that is beautifully clear. Alcohol free.
R107,95 - Clicks

Vichy ProEven Brightening Cleansing Foam is specially made with Ceramide Bright, vitamin C and LHA to gently exfoliate skin for a smoother, more even-looking complexion and radiant tone.
R208.00 - Clicks

CLARINS GENTLE FOAMING CLEANSER is a non-drying, creamy cleanser that removes impurities, make-up and excess oil while respecting skin’s natural moisture balance. Almond cottonseed extract possesses emollient attributes, a skin conditioner. Gentle formula neutralizes the drying effects of hard water. Rinses easily with cool water.
R295 - Dischem

Don't forget to use a moisturiser suitable for your particular skin needs after double cleansing. 

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