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Your Guide to Summer Cleansing - No Starvation Required

Think about all you do to get your body in shape for summer…cellulite treatments, bronzers, self-tanning, diets, cleanses. Well it’s time to think about prepping your skin to beat the heat, with a different type of “cleanse!”

A good cleanser can make the difference between an effective beauty regimen and an expensive routine with no results. Cleansers that dry out your skin cause severe dryness and overcompensation in oil product. Especially with the sweltering temperatures heading our way, it’s important to find the perfect cleanser that will prepare your skin for the products to follow without causing dryness, oily residue or irritation.

Check out the best in foams, gels, lotions, oils and even a micellular water to cleanse your gorgeous face!

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Sulwhasoo Gentle Cleansing Foam, $36 

Formulated with clarifying Korean Medicinal Herbs, this mild yet effective cleansing foam removes impurities without stripping or irritating the skin. Suitable for normal to oily skin types.

·         Great Duckweed and Chestnut Shell Extracts supply moisture to the skin

 

Sulwhasoo Gentle Cleansing Oil, $36

Formulated with purifying Korean Medicinal Herbs, this cleansing oil removes makeup and skin impurities leaving skin soft and clean. Turning into a silky lotion when mixed with water, the cleansing oil rinses with no residue and will not clog pores. Suitable for all skin types as a make-up remover; normal to dry and sensitive skin as a cleanser. 

It's delicate enough to be used on the eye and lip areas.

·         White Birch promotes the skin's natural circulation and turnover cycle to restore healthy glow to the skin.

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Obagi Gentle Rejuvenation Soothing Cleanser ($40, obagi.com)

Sensitive skin requires extra care and gentle products that restore a healthy balance to the skin. Obagi Gentle Rejuvenation Soothing Cleanser offers relief from an irritated and aggravated complexion and effectively removes makeup, dirt, oil and debris without disrupting the natural moisture balance of the skin. Formulated for delicate complexions, this cleanser will not leave your skin feeling tight, dry or itchy. The hydrating formula soothes skin irritation and minimizes redness to restore an even tone and texture. Apricot kernel oil and panthenol moisturize cells to create a smooth and even texture. This gentle product also contains Aloe Barbadensis leaf juice to minimize inflammation and irritation.

Lieras Gentle Cleanser ,$24

Micellar Cleansing Water for Face & Eyes

Enriched with mallow and linseed flower extracts, this micellar water perfectly removes makeup from all skin types, even sensitive skin, leaving it feeling ideally soft, fresh and comforted. Apply to dry skin with a cotton pad. Do not rinse.

  • Botanical “honey” and detoxifying probiotics: the combination of these two active ingredients forms the Écoskin complex to help preserve the skin’s ecosystem and stimulate its natural defenses.
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Lierac Purifying Cleanser, $24

Foaming Cleansing Gel  for Face & Eyes

Recommended for normal or combination to oily skin, this crystal-clear foaming gel gel perfectly removes makeup and leaves skin feeling clear and purified.

  • Botanical “honey” and detoxifying probiotics: the combination of these two active ingredients forms the Écoskin complex to help preserve the skin’s ecosystem and stimulate its natural defenses.
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Lierac Velvet Cleanser$26

Cleansing Oil  for Face & Eyes

Enriched with jojoba and macadamia oils, this rich, silky oil transforms into a milky emulsion upon contact with water to gently remove makeup from all skin types.

  • Botanical “honey” and detoxifying probiotics: the combination of these two active ingredients forms the Écoskin complex, to help preserve the skin’s ecosystem and stimulate its natural defenses.
  • Macadamia and jojoba oils: selected for their protecting, moisturizing and soothing properties.
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Lierac Radiance Toning Lotion$24; 

This fresh, alcohol-free toner enriched with poppy and blood-orange extracts completes makeup removal, tones the skin and reveals the luminosity of the complexion. All skin types.

This toner with fresh citrus notes is suitable for all skin types to complete makeup removal and revitalize the skin.

  • Botanical “honey” and detoxifying probiotics: the combination of these two active ingredients forms the Écoskin complex to help preserve the skin’s ecosystem and stimulate its natural defenses.