Although bar soaps have gotten a bad rep in the past because they were deemed to be too drying and harsh for facial skins, facial soaps have been making a resurgence of late. Strorage is key, as soaps need to have proper dishes that properly drain any excess water away so that they do not soften.
Try: Arcona Kiwi Cream Bar, $56
Although many women may not be familiar with a balm texture, these are especially good for makeup removal. Plus their creamier formulas are great for those with dry or mature complexions. This one from Biotherm, melts into a cleansing oil and then to a milky oil and is good for removing multiple layers of impurities and makeup.
Try: Biotherm Biosource Balm-to-Oil, $60
They may not be as commonly used in this climate, but milk cleansers are a godsend for those with sensitive skin. They're also a great second step cleanser for those who believe in double cleansing as their gentler formulas respect the skin's barrier.
Try: First Aid Beauty Milk Oil Conditioning Cleanser, $46