Double-cleansing is a very real—and effective—method of washing your face. And thanks to the influence of K-Beauty and its 10-step routine, it’s now essential to most skincare junkies. But with the crazy amount of options on the market, it’s hard to commit to any two cleansers.
So in order to help and not overwhelm, we’ve done all the dirty work for you! Below, our best double-cleansing picks for every skin type.
IF YOU HAVE DRY SKIN…
OIL: Dear Klairs Gentle Black Deep Cleansing Oil, P1,010
FOAM: Mizon Snail Cushion Foaming Cleanser, P315
Dear Klairs’ beloved cleanser is infused with vegetable oils, so it helps maintain the skin’s moisture levels. Its vitamin and mineral content leaves your skin looking radiant! Couple it with Mizon’s bestselling Snail Cleanser, and you’ll send a surge of hydration deep into your skin.
Shop the Dear Klairs Gentle Black Deep Cleansing Oil here and the Mizon Snail Cushion Foaming Cleanser here.
IF YOU HAVE OILY SKIN…
OIL: Bioré Cleansing Oil, P320
FOAM: Tosowoong Enzyme Powder Wash, P545
Bioré’s lightweight pre-cleanser acts like a magnet to get rid of sebum and dirt. Pair it with Tosowoong’s powder wash, which buffs away dead skin cells and deep-seated impurities.
Shop the Biore Cleansing Oil here and the Tosowoong Enzyme Powder Wash here.
IF YOU HAVE COMBINATION SKIN…
OIL: Heimish All Clean Balm, P975
FOAM: Neogen Green Tea Real Fresh Foam Cleanser, P800
The All Clean Balm melts away buildup while leaving the skin hydrated. Use it with Neogen’s green tea foam to brighten the skin without stripping away natural oils. This combo helps calm inflammation, too.
Shop the Heimish All Clean Balm here and the Neogen Green Tea Real Fresh Foam Cleanser here.
IF YOU HAVE SENSITIVE OR ACNE-PRONE SKIN…
OIL: Banila Co. Clean it Zero Purity, P1,090
FOAM: COSRX Good Morning Gel Cleanser, now on sale at P540 (limited time only)
This version of Banila Co.’s cult-status CIZ is free of parabens, fragrances, and alcohol. Translation: it’s perfect for sensitive skin. The cleansing balm is infused with antioxidant-rich ingredients that protect the skin’s epidermal barrier. Meanwhile, COSRX’s Low pH Cleanser gently treats any breakouts with tea tree oil and flushes out clogged pores.
Shop the Banila Co. Clean It Zero Purity here and the CosRX Low pH Good Morning Gel here.
IF YOU HAVE AGING SKIN…
OIL: Banila Co. Clean It Zero Resveratrol, P1,090
FOAM: Neogen Real Fresh Foam Cranberry, P800
This version of Banila Co. CIZ contains grape seed oil, which firms and tightens the skin with regular use. Coupled with Neogen’s Foaming Cleanser, you’ve got an age-rewinding cleanser duo! Neogen’s foam uses powerful cranberry extracts to slow down skin-aging and make the skin feel supple.
Shop the Banila Co. Clean It Zero Reservatrol here and the Neogen Real Fresh Foam Cranberry here.
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