Say what you want, but to us cleansing is one of the most crucial parts of a skincare routine. And starting with the right cleanser makes sure that everything from your toner to moisturizer works as effectively as it should. Otherwise, the rest of your regimen will have to go through extra dirt, oil, and makeup before it can actually sink into your skin.

But that’s not all. Cleansers can also make or break your skin. While some contain irritants like sulfates and alcohol which leave your face feeling stripped and sensitive, low pH formulas keep your skin balanced without disrupting its natural pH level. Even better if it’s made with ingredients that go after specific skin concerns! So, where can you find a good balance of the three? In the Cosrx Low pH Good Morning Cleanser.
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In case you haven’t heard, this deeply purifying gel cleanser is a pretty big deal. It’s sulfate-free, has a pH of 5, and is infused with Saccharomyces Ferment and Tea Tree Leaf Oil which not only boosts your glow, but also keeps breakouts at bay. The traces of BHA is another plus, as it works to smoothen skin by improving skin texture—all while removing dead skin cells in the process. No wonder it’s a Charlotte Cho favorite!
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And for every person that has found the Cosrx Low pH Good Morning Cleanser to be a keeper, there are probably a dozen out there wondering how in the world they figured that out. Well, looking at the reviews, there are a couple of ways to tell. Here, we went ahead and looked for all the signs that show you’re on track and using the right cleanser for your skin. Based on what our regulars say, of course! See the breakdown, below.

1. IT’S COMPATIBLE WITH YOUR SKIN TYPE.

“Been using this cleanser for a year now. And I swear by this product. I have a very sensitive skin that reacts to almost everything that touches it. So, I am glad to have found a product that is gentle and does not cause my skin to dry or break out. I definitely love it.” - Jessica, 30, Sensitive skin
“I have combination skin, bordering on oily. This means it’s so difficult to find a cleanser that takes care of both the dry and oily mess that is my face. Plus, my skin is sensitive and can be picky when it comes to products I use. I was scared of breaking out when I gave this a try. Suffice to say, this took care of everything AND MORE. After consistent use since it arrived, I’ve been having less breakouts—even my pimple scars are lightening! It refreshes my skin and tightens it. Give it a try!” - Grae, 21, Combination skin

2. IT DOESN’T TRIGGER BREAKOUTS.

“Been using this for a few months now and at first was quite hesitant since I have very sensitive skin. But still, I risked it hahaha. I super love it! The results were wonderful, it didn’t give me breakouts, doesn’t dry out my skin, and it feels great after wash. I just put a tiny drop and it already does the job. This is perfect for those who have sensitive skin. Definitely purchasing this again.” - Madeleine, 20, Sensitive skin
“After using this for almost a year and on my 2nd tube, I must say—it has done wonders for my skin. Although it hasn’t completely banished the oiliness on my T-zone, it has kept my oily-combination skin in control and I haven’t had any breakouts since buying. Will repurchase again.” - Adrienne, 24, Combination skin

3. IT WON’T STRIP YOUR SKIN DRY.

“Gravity! Huhu I super duper love this cleanser since the first day na ginamit ko siya. After ko mag-hilamos, my skin feels so soft and smooth, hindi dry! Kala mo talaga skin ng baby. Another thing, tipid siya gamitin kahit medyo mahal kasi konti lang, pak na pak na. Palaban din sa pimples and dark spots ko. Saan ka pa diba?” - MJ, 20, Combination skin
“Very gentle yet cleanses well! I love how my face doesn’t feel stripped and dry after washing with this. It can remove light makeup and leaves my face soft. Works great as a morning and night cleanser for my acne-prone skin. It also works well in eliminating my blackheads. I’m already about to finish my second tube!” - Miel, 20, Sensitive skin

4. IT BOOSTS YOUR OVERALL COMPLEXION.

“I’ve tried so many cleansers, but this is definitely my one and only for my acne-prone skin. It’s gentle, effective, and has no stripping feeling. My skin feels so smooth, moisturized, and clean after using it. I’ve been using this cleanser for more than a year now and I can say my acne has improved. Not totally gone, but I can see the difference. True love it is.” - Janine, Oily skin
“I love this product so much! I use this everyday and the result after using this is amazing. It will really give you the glow that you want. My skin got firmer and smoother. This is the product that will give you a fresh face and at the same time will not harm your skin. Definitely will buy another one!” - Mary 24, Combination skin

5. IT LEAVES SKIN FEELING CLEAN AND FRESH.

“Good product for oily-combination skin. It helps control sebum that caused my skin to breakout. It’s also good for removing makeup. I feel very clean after I wash my face with this. Not every cleansing gel has the same effect on my skin. I’m now on my 2nd tube and I plan to use it for life.” - Cecile, 41, Combination skin
“I know this cleanser helps my skin everyday. I feel really cleansed without being overly dry. I use this as second cleanser after Biore cleansing oil. This removes the dirt on my skin and the products I apply afterwards glide smoothly. I feel the products are absorbed more because of how clean my skin is.” - Juliet, Combination skin

Minor edits have been made for brevity and clarity.
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And there you have it! if you would like to give this a try, the Cosrx Low pH Good Morning Gel Cleanser is available on BeautyMNL at P540 for a limited time only. You can shop them and discover more Cosrx essentials right here.

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