It is no secret that I favor certain face wash formulas. A sure way to score that extra bonus point goes to all with directions that state “apply to dry skin before adding water”. Working that creamy, balmy, and comforting solution into the skin while massaging yesterday’s mistakes off my face is the only good thing about certain mornings after. Just as a rewarding at the end of a long day, these types of cleansers transform a routine task into a spa quality ritual. Recently launched, the attention grabbing picks you should absolutely explore are Elemis Pro-Radiance Cream Cleanser, Dr. Dennis Gross Color Smart Cleanser & Mask, and Laneige Brightening Sparkling Water Foam Cleanser.
With a core staple status for the last 25 years, Elemis Pro-Radiance Cream Cleanser re-emerges this Spring with a brand new limited edition scent. This anti-aging creamy magic just got certifiably delicious. Packed with moringa seed peptide, antioxidant rich noni, and assai extracts, this hydrating and luxurious deep cleanser is now serving notes of cedarwood, neroli and bergamot. Do you die? Applied onto a dry face, this cream emulsifies and dissolves oil, makeup, and impurities. The aromatherapy is purely a perk. Remove with a cloth or cleansing brush for extra exfoliation. Everybody needs this one.
Channeling dual powers, the Dr. Gross Color Smart Cleanser & Mask firms, brightens, and cleanses, making it one of the best morning options for a quick and effective pick up. Infused with three forms of Vitamin C, this creamy clay detoxifies and energizes dull skin. With color bursting Citrus Enzyme Bead Complex, it applies white but then turns various hues of orange as it equalizes the skin’s pH levels. After spreading an even layer across face, massage it in gently, wait 3-5 minutes, and then hop into the shower. Exfoliating Papain resurfaces effectively and leaves the skin feeling clean, fresh,and smooth. Best of all, it’s gentle enough for daily use by all skin types.
Brand sparkling new, the latest from Laneige is impressive, efficient, and super fun to use! The Brightening Sparkling Water Foam Cleanser dispenses from an aerosol can as a whipped to perfection mousse. This Korean import may appear to be a beauty novelty but with a blend of five multi-fruit Alpha Hydroxy Acids, this face cleanser removes surface impurities, decongests clogged pores, and energizes the skin. It leaves behind a subtle and effervescent floral scent. One quick pump is plenty for a deep clean treatment and it rinses smoothly with warm water. The instant clarity and luminosity is astounding, which makes this Laneige cleanser a Spring must-have accessory for every complexion.
- Elemis Pro-Radiance Cream Cleanser $49 (6.8 oz) www.timetospa.com
- Dr. Dennis Gross Color Smart Cleanser & Mask $28 (3.2 oz) Nordstrom.com, dgskincare.com and Sephora.com
- Laneige Brightening Sparkling Water Foam Cleanser $23 (5 oz) Target.com