Unveiling the Power of Cleansers in Skincare Regimen – Kabayanshoppeedubai
Unveiling the Power of Cleansers in Skincare Regimen

Purify and Protect: 

Let me ask you a simple question.

How often do you visit a beauty clinic for a service or visit a beauty product outlet and you are questioned about your cleanser? I am sure every single time. Such is the value of a cleanser.

use of a good cleanser according to your skin type is of immense importance. Not only the type of cleanser but also the way you use your cleanser is essential to know 

In simple words, a cleanser can make or break your skincare routine.

What is a cleanser?

The dermatologist's definition of a cleanser states that it is a product used to remove the normal accumulation of dirt and oils, sunscreen, makeup, remains of pollution, and dead skin cells.

Cleansers play a vital role in unclogging pores and exfoliate the top layer of skin cells. However the main role is to cleanse the skin without disrupting the top layer of the skin.

Facial cleanser come in different forms and is specific for different skin types. They can vary from anything like micellar waters, foaming gels, creams, balms, oil to wipes.

How Often should you wash your face?

Ideally, a cleanser should be used twice a day. Overnight we sweat and our facial pores secrete oil, leading to oily, unclean skin that needs care early in the morning. Similarly, at night the skin accumulates dirt, sunscreen, and makeup. It's important to cleanse the skin before going to bed to remove all the pollutants so that the skin feels fresh, clean, and rejuvenated. Start with a small amount of cleanser, in a circular motion moving your fingers in an outward direction.

Types of Cleansers:

Before indulging in a cleanser, it's important to know what suits your skin type and your skincare routine.

Cleansers can be divided into subcategories:

  1. Waterless Facial cleansers 
  2. Rinseable Facial Cleansers.

Lets Understand these two types 

Waterless Facial Cleansers:

  1. Cleansing Lotion:

. A cleansing lotion is more of a gentle cleanser for People with dry and sensitive skin. the cream-type consistency is hydrating, gentle, and nourishes the skin. These lotions are very moisturizing and dont dry the skin out. In addition to this it removes impurities and mostly are made up of plant extracts and cleansing agents that contribute towards softening the skin. A good cleanser is generally free of any skin-irritating agents such as alcohol, dyes, or any fragrance.

Cleansing lotion keeps the skin soft and supple yet cleansed.

  1. Micellar Water:

Micellar water is also gentle on the skin and keeps the skin moisturized and doesn't dry it out. They protect the upper layer of the skin and very effectively traps dirt and dead skin cells. They are ideal for sensitive skin.

Rinseable Facial Cleansers

  1. Cleansing Gel

Gel cleansers soothe the skin as they have a referesing and cooling formula. It is generally used with lukewarm water to clean the skin every day. As the name has it- it has a gel-like consistency and is used to deeply clean the pores. They are ideally used for oily, congested and acne prone skin.

  1. Gentle cleanser

A gentle clenaser is genrally for all skin types. Its gentle nature protects the skin layers and removes the impurities. It contributes to a healthy-looking skin. Mostly it has no irritating ingredients and is sulfate and fragrance-free.

  1. Cleansing face Mask 

These are ideal for oily or combination skin. A clay or charcoal cleansing mask is used to purify the pores by removing excess oil from the skin. They leave the skin fresh and radiant.

  1. Exfoliating Cleanser:

An exfoliating cleanser is used to shed all the dead cells and oil from the skin. They usually come with beads in their formulations which helps in tightening the pores and improving the complexion of the skin.

Choosing the right kind of cleanser for your skin:

Choosing the right kind of cleanser according to your skin type will only bring your results. Inappropriate cleanser might do more harm than good and can prove to be harmful for your skincare regimen 

However, people who use makeup regularly might need a different kind of cleanser than those who dont.

Normal skin

Normal skin responds well with foaming cleansers. But if your wear makeup regularly it is ideal to use a cream cleanser for a deeper cleanse 

Combination Skin:

A foam cleanser would work when the skin looks oily and a cream cleanser becomes ideal on dry skin days 

Acne Prone/Oily skin 

A salicylic acid cleanser works well for oil, clogged skin. Foaming and gel cleansers cleans the skin deeply and removes excess oil 

Dry/Sensitive skin

Cream cleanser and micellar water are gentle on the skin. They nourish the skin and ingredients like hyaluronic acid provide the skin with an extra dose of hydration.

Difference between Facial Cleanser and Face Wash:

A face wash generally contains stronger ingredients that work better for oily or congested skin. Cleansers are gentle on the skin and contribute to clearing out impurities without disrupting the skin layers. Cleanser dont contain any irritating agents.

What do we have?

Power up your skincare regimen by using our RYX ultra-hydrating foaming cleanser. It's an impactful concoction of Niacinamide, carrot extract, papain, and aloe vera. Take two or three puffs of the cleanser, massage it into wet skin in circular motions, and leave it for a few seconds. Wash with normal water. 

The skin feels nourished, moisturized and rejuvenated.


Cleansers are an important part of your skincare routine. If your skin has been acting up lately, it is advisable to consult a dermatologist and use a cleanser that suits your skin condition. A good cleanser followed by an impactful moisturizer and an effective sunscreen is all your skin needs to thrive and rejuvenate. Look for options that best suit your skin type and skincare routine. It helps in maintaining a healthy-looking complexion. Blindly following the tips on trending videos might not suit your skin type and damage the skin. Its crucial to undersand your skin and use products accordingly.

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