My Top 10 Cleansers

February 06, 2015

I get a lot of questions regarding which skincare products are the best to use at home. There are SO many products out there now and it can be difficult to find something that suits your skin. So before you shop make sure you 1. Know your skin type and 2. Set a budget. Skincare products range from all different prices so everyone is catered for. 

I mix and match with my cleansers. I like to use a face wash in the mornings to wake me up and give me a nice glow. I prefer to use a Cream Cleanser in the evenings to remove my makeup because I have quite dry skin. If I am wearing heavy make-up I like to do a double cleanse which leaves my skin feeling really good!

My Top 10 Tried and Tested Cleansers over the past few years

1. Dermalogica Pre Cleanse Oil (€30.00)

Ah-mazing product! Designed to be used before your regular cleanser. Oils are able to penetrate the skin and attract dirt oil and makeup, removing impurites. Once these are all removed, your regular cleanser can work deeper in the skin and more effectively. All skin types.

2. Dermalogica Special Cleansing Gel(€30.00+)

Soap Free formula leaves all skin types feeling super soft and clean with soothing mint and lavender extract. 

3. Pond's Cold Cream (Under €6.00)

50% of this cleanser is actually a moisturiser. Doesnt clog pores. Suitable for Mature skin types and very dry skin. (Used by Kylie minogue, and a favourite of my mum, and gran!)

4. Simple Cleansing Lotion (under €4.00)

This was the first ever cleanser I used when I was in school. It is a very gentle cleanser with vitamin goodness. Suitable for sensitive skin, young and normal skin types. 

5. Boots Botonics Cleansing Milk (under €4.00)

Powerful plant based product and 82% Organic. There a few different types of cleanser from this brand, they are all very good and I have recommended for people on a budget in the past. Suitable for all skin types.

6. Garnier nordic rose cleansing milk (under €4.00)

Gentle clensing milk for sensitive and dry skins. Rose helps with healing and regeneration of the skin cells.

7. Elemis Pro Collagen radiance  cleanser (€30.00+)
Milk cleanser for mature ageing skin with peptides and antioxidants. Stimulates own collagen in the skin to strenghten and firm skin.

8. Elemis balancing Lime Blossom cleanser (€30.00+)

Suitable for combination,oily,pigmentation and breakout prone skin types. Helping to re-balance and brighten the skin

9. No7 Radiance Boosting cleanser (under €12.00)

Gently exfoliates the skin leaving it soft and hydrated.This is a great cleanser to help brighten your complexion. Comes with a facial cloth. Suitable for all skin types.

10. Cetaphil (Under €15.00)

This is the most basic and gentle cleansing formula on the market and is suitable for those who are seriously sensitive to most products or have had a reaction to something.

All these products can be found in most Boots Stores, and chemists. Dermalogica and Elemis products may only be available to buy from your Salon or Spa.

Katie xx

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Best Skincare Advise

1.Never Sleep in your Makeup 2.Cleanse & Moisturise everyday twice a day 3. Exfoliate x2 week, Apply a mask 1-2 week 4. Drink plenty of water 5. Eat fresh fruit & Veg 6.Avoid Using Makeup Wipes 7. Beauty sleep is a thing- our skin regenerates as we sleep. 8.Never apply body products to the face 9.Always wear SPF no matter what the weather. 10. Clean makeup brushes every few days and change pillow cases regularly.