I am looking for a cleanser for my dry combination skin type. My skin is also pretty sensitive as well and therefore, I prefer something which doesn't foam. Non-foaming cream cleansers work better for me. Does any one have any suggestions?
I sampled the Origins Mega Mushroom Skin Relief Facial Cleanser and really liked it. Super soothing for dry, sensitive skin. Didn't cause any breakouts or reactions. After cleansing, my skin seemed to retain more moisture and was noticeably softer. Also, this cleanser doesn't foam.
I really like Cliniques Liquid Facial soap. The mild one great for cleaning dry skin without overdrying it, but it is not a cream cleanser. They have the extra mild version of this cleanser which is a cream cleanser and it is also really good for dy skin, but I felt it didn;t clean as well as the mild version. Cliniques products are all great for sensitive skin, so it might be something to get a sample of and try!
I've been using Murad's kit for the past month and I love the cleanser. The clarifying cleanser is super gentle. Usually I get red, painful, flaky patches from cleansers, but this in combination with their skin perfecting lotion has kept my skin clear and smooth.
I have two different cleansers I'm currently using. The one in my gym bag is FAB's cleanser, mentioned by michmo. It's very soothing. My skin is dry/combo and quite sensitive, with redness. My face gets painfully red during cardio, and this one soothes my skin (although it does not completely combat the redness).
The one in my shower at home is Dr. Andrew Weil for Origins Mega-Mushroom Skin Relief Face Cleanser (http://www.sephora.com/product/productDetail.jsp?skuId=1375872&productId=P297534). This one is mild and my skin does not feel tight after using it. After showering, my face is bright red from the steam (despite not letting my face under the water and keeping it as cool as I can stand it). With this cleanser, my face is fresh and not red at all after showering. It's amazing.
The Origins is my number 1, but FAB is not a bad second for me. Hope that helps! <3
I couldn't agree more with michmo! I love First Aid Beauty's Cleanser. It's great for keeping the skin hydrated without feeling greasy or heavy.
I recommend First Aid Beauty's Cleanser. It is gentle for sensitive skin, but gets the job done. It's really no frills, but I love their product line.