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Foam Cleanser: Beauty Expert’s Verdict

When it comes to getting your skin squeaky clean, there are countless ways to do it. From cleansing balms to micellar waters and cold creams, every one has their own favourite way to wash away the day. For us, there is no better fix than a foam cleanser. Discover our guide to 9 of the best foaming cleansers.

Why use a foam cleanser?

When it comes to the best way to wash away the day, foam cleansers boast a number of advantages:

  • Gentle on the skin
  • Convenient to use
  • Suitable for all skin types
  • Suitable for people who cleanse their skin multiple times a day or people who “double cleanse”
  • Unclog pores effectively

How to use a foam cleanser?

  1. Start with a clean face.
  2. Lightly dampen your hands and pump 2-3 drops of the cleanser into your palms.
  3. Rub your hands together until the cleanser creates a lather in your hand.
  4. Apply the cleanser to the face using circular motions along your cheekbones, nose and chin.
  5. Wash off the remaining cleanser with water and dab your face dry with a clean towel.

Caudalie Instant Foaming Cleanser

Suitable for all skin types, Caudalie’s Instant Foaming Cleanser works gently with skin to remove all traces of makeup and daily dirt and grime from the deepest levels of the skin. Expertly infused with soothing Chamomile and Grape, skin will be left feeling revitalised and refreshed after the first use.

How to use: apply both morning and evening for best results.

Jurlique Balancing Foaming Cleanser

A natural solution for getting rid of excess oils, residual makeup and dirt particles, the Jurlique Balancing Foaming Cleanser is a complexion-balancing cleanser free from petro-chemicals, phthalates, sulphates, parabens, synthetic fragrances and dyes. Rose extract takes care of all rejuvenating duties, while chamomile extract calms your skin and fights irritation.

Omorovicza Cleansing Foam

Omorovicza Cleansing Foam effortlessly removes makeup and impurities from the skin by harnessing the power of apple pectin and white lupin. Working to reveal a smooth and supple surface, this unique product promises to revitalise skin for a more youthful and bright complexion. 

Ole Henriksen African Red Tea Foaming Cleanser

This luxurious foam cleanser from Ole Henriksen is enriched with anti-ageing botanical extracts and powerful, naturally antioxidant-rich African Red Tea and Ester-C. Soothing and non-drying, this unique formula is strong enough to remove makeup, but gentle enough for even the most sensitive skin types. Regular usage will bring your skin to new levels of clarity and luminosity. 

Shiseido Pureness Foaming Cleansing Fluid

Suitable for all skin types, Shiseido’s Pureness Foaming Cleansing Fluid gently yet effectively banishes the excess oil and impurities that can cause your pores to become clogged. When mixed with water, this cult classic transforms into a light lather effectively smoothing and refining skin for a  refreshed, smoothed and comfortable complexion. 

Sukin Foaming Facial Cleanser

Combining Chamomile, Aloe Vera, Witch Hazel and Green Tea with Macadamia and Evening Primrose oils to purify and balance your skin, the Sukin Foaming Facial Cleanser will leave your complexion feeling clean and soft to the touch. Firm believers that the most powerful and effective ingredients for your skin come from nature, Sukin’s commitment extends far beyond the cosmetic. The 100% certified carbon neutral company aims to reduce the impact their business has on our increasingly fragile environment.

Perricone MD Daily Foaming Cleanser

Perfect your complexion with the Daily Foaming Cleanser from Perricone MD. Suitably formulated to defend against free radicals and oxidative damage, skin will be left revitalised and replenished. Tumeric, Olive Leaf, Green Tea and Cress Sprouts work together to create a luxurious lather that will gently strip skin of impurities, daily dirt and oil.

Darphin Intral Delicate Foam Cleanser

The Darphin Intral Delicate Foam Cleanser works to gently refresh and detoxify your complexion. Infused with the potent powers of nutrient-rich Algae and Hawthorn Extracts, this unique mousse cleanser expertly removes daily dirt and grime whilst a calming blend of Coconut and Chamomile soothes and conditions irritated skin.

Chantecaille Rice & Geranium Foaming Cleanser

The Rice & Geranium Foaming Cleanser from Chantecaille gently exfoliates skin whilst simultaneously working to heal and treat the complexion, leaving it soft and visibly clearer. The delicate, balancing formula means it’s suitable for all skin types while the removal of makeup, dirt and daily impurities remains uncompromised.

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