Three amazing new cleansers to try

Three amazing new cleansers to try

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Text: Renée Batchelor

If you're used to the usual gel and foam cleansers, you'll be pleasantly surprised by the variety of textures that facial cleansers now come in

Bar soaps
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

Arcona Kiwi Cream Bar

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

Biotherm Balm to Oil

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

First Aid Beauty Milk Oil