Cleansing your face when you have dry skin can be more difficult than you’d expect. While keeping your face free from dirt and impurities is hugely important, as is getting rid of excess skin cells which can make make-up claggy, many cleansers can exacerbate the factors which make dry skin worse. There are, however, many cleansers out there which give you a deep clean while also hydrating your skin and protecting its delicate barrier. Here, we’ve curated five our our best hydrating cleansers to suit every budget:
CeraVe Hydrating Foaming Oil Cleanser is an exceptional choice for those seeking a budget-friendly hydrating cleanser. Formulated with ceramides and hyaluronic acid, it effectively cleanses the skin while maintaining its natural moisture barrier. This unique blend replenishes hydration without leaving a greasy residue, making it suitable for all skin types, including sensitive skin. The foaming action gently removes impurities, leaving the skin feeling refreshed and revitalised. Its affordability makes it accessible to a wide range of consumers, offering a high-quality skincare solution without breaking the bank.
Evolve Organic Beauty Gentle Cleansing Melt is an affordable yet premium option for those seeking a hydrating cleanser. Infused with organic baobab oil and natural sugar-based emulsifiers, it effectively dissolves makeup, dirt, and impurities while leaving the skin nourished and hydrated. This luxurious melt-to-oil formula gently cleanses without stripping the skin’s moisture barrier, making it suitable for all skin types, including sensitive and dry skin. The blend of botanical ingredients ensures a soothing and calming effect, promoting a healthy complexion.
Elemis Pro-Radiance Cream Cleanser – £38.00
Elemis Pro-Radiance Cream Cleanser is a premium mid-range option for those seeking a deeply hydrating cleanser. Infused with nourishing plant extracts like moringa seed and elderberry oils, it effectively removes impurities while replenishing moisture, leaving the skin soft and supple. This luxurious cream formula effortlessly melts away makeup and grime, promoting a radiant complexion without stripping the skin’s natural oils. Ideal for all skin types, including mature and sensitive skin, it boasts a gentle yet effective cleansing experience.
Murad AHA/BHA Exfoliating Cleanser – £46.00
Murad AHA/BHA Exfoliating Cleanser is a premium mid-to-high price point hydrating cleanser renowned for its exceptional quality. Infused with a blend of alpha and beta hydroxy acids, it effectively exfoliates and revitalises the skin, promoting a smoother and brighter complexion. This dual-action formula unclogs pores, removes dead skin cells, and reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Meanwhile, hydrating agents ensure the skin remains moisturised and balanced. Ideal for combination, oily, and acne-prone skin, it provides a luxurious cleansing experience that rejuvenates and refines the skin’s texture.
Dermalogica Intensive Moisture Cleanser epitomises luxury and efficacy, making it the quintessential choice for hydration without budget constraints. Crafted with a rich, creamy texture and bio-replenishing ingredients like coconut oil-derived fatty acids and Murumuru seed butter, it thoroughly cleanses while intensely nourishing the skin. Ideal for dry, depleted skin, it restores moisture levels and enhances skin resilience, leaving it soft, supple, and radiant. This indulgent cleanser effortlessly removes impurities without compromising the skin’s natural barrier, making it a go-to for those prioritising premium skincare experiences. Dermalogica’s commitment to professional-grade formulations ensures unparalleled results, making it a staple in luxury skincare routines.