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Best cleansers for combo skin?

hey friends! I've been on the hunt for the perfect cleanser for what feels like forever. I have very sensitive combo leaning dry skin, and I break out when it's that time of the month and if something is too heavy on my skin. Ideally I'd love something that will prevent and treat acne but won't dry out my skin and is gentle.

lmk what you think!!



Re: Best cleansers for combo skin?

@cloverkoval I have found it's really tough to treat acne and combo skin at the same time. Products meant to treat acne can be pretty drying and make combo skin worse... which in turn actually makes acne worse, as least that is the experience I've had. I've been using and loving L'Occitane Shea Cleansing Oil 6.7 oz/ 200 mLfor a while and it's really helped balance my combo skin. I prefer to then spot treat any breakouts I get, or treat them early with a good chemical and physical exfoliation routine. 

Re: Best cleansers for combo skin?

Hi @cloverkoval,


I recommend checking out BOSCIA - Clear Complexion Cleanser.  This is one of my favorite cleansers.  It's clean, lightweight, and does not leave the skin feeling dry.


I hope this helps!






Re: Best cleansers for combo skin?

BOSCIA - Detoxifying Black Charcoal Cleanser

TATCHA - The Deep Cleanse Exfoliating Cleanser


both of these are two of my favorites and would hiiiighly recommend!

Re: Best cleansers for combo skin?

@cloverkoval I think a gel or cream cleanser will be more suitable for your skin type. I would recommend trying Juice beauty green apple brightening gel cleanser and if you feel it is too mild for you then Boscia thermal black cleanser is another great cleanser to try. 

Re: Best cleansers for combo skin?

@cloverkoval Kate Somerville EradiKate™ 3% Sulfur Daily Foaming Cleanser + Acne Treatment 4 oz/ 120 mL. It’s a non-foaming cream that will help prevent acne and not strip your skin. It’s not great for removing makeup so make sure you double cleanse. I recommend CLINIQUE Take The Day Off Cleansing Balm Makeup Remover 3.8 oz/ 125 mLas your first and Eradikate as your second. It’s a great combo. 

Re: Best cleansers for combo skin?

I have combination skin! I'm not sure if Sephora carries this but I really like la posche effaclar cleanser. My face feels comfortably tight and I notice fewer whiteheads using it. For dry spots, definitely depend more on a good moisturizer! 

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