On the spectrum of cleanser formulas, cream cleansers tend to be a bit heavier than milks, but less nourishing than balms. Many brands make cream cleansers, but here are some options:cleansingcreams4

  1. First Aid Beauty Face Cleanser ($20/150ml) – “gently cleanses the skin, removing surface oils, makeup, dirt, and grime. It also calms redness and is pH-balanced to maintain the natural acidity of the skin. Daily use will result in fewer flare ups and reduced skin reactivity. Suitable for all skin types.”
  2. Antipodes Grace Gentle Cream Cleanser ($42.48/120ml) – “Clear impurities and remove make-up gracefully with this dermatologically approved organic cleanser that is a true gift for sensitive skin conditions.”
  3. Aveda Botanical Kinetics Purifying Creme Cleanser ($21/150ml, $49/500ml) – “Improve the comfort level of daily facial cleansing with a rich creme that removes surface dirt and impurities. Gently dissolves makeup and leaves skin feeling soft, supple and comfortable. Recommended for normal to dry skin.”
  4. Burt’s Bees Sensitive Facial Cleanser with Cotton Extract ($10/180ml) – “clinically proven to moisturize sensitive skin while gently cleansing away dirt, oil and make-up without over drying or causing redness.”
  5. Korres Milk Proteins Foaming Cream Cleanser ($21/150ml) – “Cleanses in one step, effectively washing away dirt, impurities, and makeup from the face and eyes. Formulated with milk proteins, it provides skin-enhancing lactose and essential amino acids to form a protective hydration shield on the skin. The combination of 100-percent natural emulsifiers and vegetable oils leaves skin supple and hydrated. This pure and mild formula is ideal for all skin types.”
  6. Pai Camelia & Rose Gentle Hydrating Cleanser ($24/50ml, $38.60/100ml, $60/200ml) – “This delicate and hydrating cleanser works to easily remove dirt, make-up and other impurities that build up on your skin throughout the day and is bursting with Omega 3 and Vitamins A, B, C & E, working to hydrate your skin, leaving it soft and supple. Suitable for all skin types.”
  7. Aurelia Miracle Cleanser ($53/120ml) – “Creamy and rich without being heavy, this aromatic cleanser lifts off makeup and impurities while hydrating and soothing your skin. The formula is packed with probiotics and peptides essential for youthful radiance. Use the accompanying antibacterial muslin cloth to gently buff away dead cells for a brighter, fresher complexion.”
  8. Kiehl’s Ultra Facial Cleanser ($9/75ml, $19.50/150ml) – “this mild cleanser is specially formulated with a sugar-derived glycoside foaming agent to thoroughly cleanse skin and remove makeup without over-drying or stripping skin of its natural oils, dissolve excess oil, dirt and debris, and maintain the skin’s natural balance.”
  9. Clinique Comforting Cream Cleanser ($19.50/150ml) – “Remove makeup easily, quickly, and gently. This creamy-rich and gentle formula is perfect for dry, delicate skin. Massage in, tissue or rinse off – so taking makeup off is as much fun as putting it on.”
  10. Origins Pure Cream Rinseable Cleanser ($21/150ml) – “This cleanser can be rinsed or tissued off. Gently creams away makeup, dirt and debris with Carrot Oil, Coconut Oil and Glycerin. Best for dry skin.”

Have you tried any cream cleansers? What’s your favorite? Let me know in the comments!

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