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9 Cleansing Balms For Every Skin Type

As temperatures begin to drop, there has never been a better reason to switch up your skincare routine and we’re starting with cleansing balms. Designed to remove makeup and impurities whilst simultaneously keeping skin hydrated, this multi-purpose product will leave you wondering why you ever used those vexatious makeup wipes in the first place. With the ability to handle even the most delicate of complexions, cleansing balms have slowly worked their way into skin routines and bathroom cupboards everywhere.

What is a Cleansing Balm?

Known for their multi-purpose properties, cleansing balms are the perfect addition to your skincare routine. In addition to removing makeup and daily dirt and grime, they also work to keep skin hydrated and combat dry patches.  The first step in your skincare routine, cleansing balms are used the same way as any other cleanser and should be used both morning and evening.

What are the advantages of Cleansing Balms?

✔ Rich in oils (ideal for dehydrated skin)

✔ Effective makeup remover

✔ Can double up as a face mask

✔ Contain brightening agents which help target signs of ageing

✔ Maintain skins natural oil levels

So, to save you a job we have handpicked our 9 favourite cleansing balms for every skin type.

1. Eve Lom Cleanser

A multi-award winning, multi-purpose product; the Even Lom Cleanser works to regenerate skin by decongesting and softening the skins base. Formulated with a unique blend of ingredients including Eucalyptus oil to drain away toxins and Chamomile and Cocoa butter to soften and soothe the skin; this exfoliating cleanser will improve circulation and leave skin in optimum health.

2. Elemis Pro-Collagen Cleansing Balm

Purposely designed to remove stubborn makeup and daily impurities, the Elemis pro-collagen cleansing balm is packed full of natural oils to keep skin hydrated and nourished. Formulated with Optimega Oil and Starflower oil to combat dry patches and Flower Waxers to smooth the skins surface, this product will be sure to deeply cleanse away impurities. With all ingredients produced in the UK, this powerful cleansing balm ensures skin is intensely nurtured and renewed for a glowing complexion.

3. Oskia Renaissance Perfect Cleanser & Nourishing Balm

Rich in youth-boosting vitamins, minerals and prebiotics, this nourishing cleansing balm eliminates daily impurities and deeply cleanses skin. Working to decongest, soothe and restore moisture levels, the Oskia renaissance cleansing gel is the perfect addition to your skincare routine. Bursting with Oskia’s unique dual approach and signature MSM repair & regenerating complex, skin feels repaired and rejuvenated. Once combined with water, this nutrient-rich balm transforms into a light cream that deeply penetrates skin and lifts away impurities leaving skin pure and cleansed.

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4. Omorovicza Thermal Cleansing Balm

The Omorovicza thermal cleansing balm works to cleanse and purify skin. The multi-award winning formula effectively removes makeup whilst ensuring that essential ingredients care for your skins condition. Formulated with Hungarian Moor mud which works to detoxify skin by drawing out impurities, and Almond oil to replenish the skins moisture levels; this innovative balm will strengthen the skins natural barrier to fight against free radicals. Enriched with a plethora of minerals such as calcium, zinc and magnesium the balm will help improve production of collagen and the overall appearance of the skin

5. MONU Cleansing Balm

Dissolve daily impurities and all traces of makeup with MONU’s cleansing balm. Formulated using only the most natural of ingredients, this balm melts into the skin combating dryness and restoring suppleness to all skin types. A product often used by professional therapists, MONU’s cleansing balm leaves skin feeling deeply nourished and rejuvenated. For best results, warm the product in the palm of the hands and gently massage over the face and neck.

6. Darphin Renewing Cleansing Balm

Darphin’s renewing cleansing balm is a restorative overnight treatment that helps to inspire supple skin. Createdwith shea butter, bisabol and vitamin E this product aims to combat dull, tired and sensitive skin and leave it feeling renewed. The revitalising formula works on three levels simultaneously as it aims to soothe, nourish and renew the look of skin. Best used as an overnight treatment, this balm will improve radiance and give skin an overall healthier appearance upon wakening.

7. Aurelia Probiotic Miracle Cleanser

A product that boasts the improvement of skins natural luminosity, the Aurelia probiotic miracle cleanser targets daily impurities and lifts away all traces of makeup. With a creamy consistency, this balm glides effortlessly onto skin leaving no excess residue behind. When paired with the antibacterial bamboo muslin cloth (included), skin is gently exfoliated to uncover a brighter, dewy complexion. Combining probiotic and peptide technologies with BioOrganic plant and flower essences, this miracle cleanser delivers antioxidants into tired skin. Prepare for a soft, cleansed and rejuvenated complexion.

8. REN Rosa Centifolia No.1 Purity Cleansing Balm

Rosa Centifolia No.1 Purity Cleansing balm is a luxuriously rich skincare product that works to hydrate and cleanse skin whilst simultaneously lifting away dirt and daily impurities. Effective in removing makeup (including waterproof mascara) this balm will work with skin to hydrate and nourish. This rose-infused product transforms from a balm, to a luxurious oil, to a creamy milk when applied with water, helping to purify skin; leaving it soothed, supple and silky smooth.

9. Pixi Nourishing Cleansing Balm

A balm to oil cleanser that removes makeup and daily impurities, the Pixi nourishing cleansing balm refreshes skin. Enriched with almond oil, shea butter and vitamin E, this opulent balm deeply cleanses skin – leaving the complexion nourished and plumped. For best results apply this product morning and evening, massage for 30 seconds and remove with a damp face cloth.



Wellness Expert