There are a lot of facial cleansers out there, and each one is different. If you have acne-prone skin, for example, then you will want to look for facial cleansers that contain salicylic acid. However, if your skin type is sensitive or dry, it’s best to use facial cleansers that don’t have any harsh ingredients like alcohol. The four major skin types we’ll be discussing are normal, dry, oily, and combination. In this blog post, we will discuss the best facial cleanser based on various types of skin!

Normal Skin:

foaming facial cleanserIf you have a normal skin type, it’s best to use facial cleansers containing salicylic acid or glycolic acids. These facial cleansers will provide the deep cleaning your face needs without being too harsh on your skin. People with normal skin types need to make sure they use facial products that don’t over hydrate their pores because this can lead to blackheads and whiteheads, which no one wants! An excellent facial wash should leave your face feeling clean but not tight after washing it off. There are many different options, so be sure to try them all until you find one that works well for you. At Flawless Medspa, we offer several fantastic brands including Elta MD, ZO, and Skinbetter. All of which can be ordered by phone directly through our skin specialist, Shawna Joaquin. 

Dry Skin:

If you have dry skin, it is essential to use facial cleansers that are non-foaming and don’t contain any harsh ingredients like alcohol. A non-foaming facial cleanser will help your face maintain its natural oils without stripping them away every time you wash it, which can lead to dry patches of skin appearing on your face. It’s also important to use facial products that aren’t too harsh because they could be irritating the sensitive areas of dry skin, such as around the eyes or mouth, where there are already cracks or lines in your facial structure, even if you’re young. Using facial moisturizers is great for people with dry skin but make sure not to overdo it!

Oily Skin:

If you have oily skin, using a facial cleanser containing tea tree oil may work best for you. Tea tree oil facial cleansers help regulate the amount of sebum that your skin naturally produces and prevent breakouts without completely drying out your face, like some facial products for oily skin types. It’s also important to use a facial wash containing salicylic acid if you have an oily type because this will clean your pores and remove any dirt or grime, allowing them to breathe better, so they don’t become clogged with excess oils, which leads to acne breakouts!

Combination Skin:

If you have a combination skin type, it is best to buy facial washes labeled as gentle but effective. An excellent way to test whether or not a facial product is right for combination skin is by taking a small section of skin on your face and applying a facial cleanser to it. If your facial product is gentle enough for a combination type of facial skin, this small section should not become red or irritated after using the facial wash! Facial products labeled as being effective tend to be great for people who have both dry patches of facial skin and oily areas. This means they will cleanse pores well without stripping already dehydrated parts of your face, which can lead to flaky bits around the eyes where fine lines tend to appear. Some outstanding store-bought brands include Neutrogena, Clean & Clear, and Cetaphil.

woman using facial cleanser for oily skinFacial cleansers are an essential facial product to use. They come in various types, and it’s worth your time to try different facial products until you find one that works best for you! The best facial cleanser is the one that meets all of your skin’s needs, whether it be normal, dry, oily or combination skin type. It can take some trial and error, but once you find a facial wash with the right ingredients for your face, you’ll know what to buy every time! If your skin type changes as the seasons change, you should also change your cleansing regimen to match. These facial washes also need to meet other criteria like not leaving behind residue or feeling tight after using them on your face. Once again, though, experimentation is key because everyone has their own preference for skincare routines, so don’t be afraid to explore.

If you prefer professional, medical-grade products and guidance, look no further than the amazing skincare expertise offered by Shawna Joaquin of Flawless Medspa, located in Excelsior, MN. Consultations are offered, allowing you to learn more about your skin type and what products and services would be best to help you accomplish your skincare goals. Flawless Medspa is not just a standard facial spa. The products and services offered are medical-grade and are provided by Shawna Joaquin, a Certified Nurse Practitioner. To schedule your consultation, call (925) 876-9412, book online, or send a message through the contact page of beflawlessmn.com.

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