What is Double Cleansing and Should I Try It?

What is Double Cleansing and Should I Try It?

How Does Double Cleansing Work? 
Cleansing is an essential step in any skincare routine, but have you ever double cleansed? Double cleansing is a method of cleansing the skin twice, first with an oil-based cleanser, and then with a water or cream-based cleanser. The first cleanse allows the second cleanse to fully penetrate the skin for cleaner than clean skin like you’ve never experienced before!  Increasing in popularity, Dermalogica has advocated for double cleansing for years through their intensive cleansing routine that works to both cleanse and treat your skin. Recommending double cleansing as an effective way to ensure your skin is thoroughly clean and clear of all the pollutants and aggressors that it collects throughout the day, read on to find out how Dermalogica can help on your cleansing journey!



First Cleanse

The first cleanse should be conducted with an oil-based cleanser that works to remove all the dirt, debris, congestion, and impurities from the skin. Only oil-based cleansers can break down oil-based pollutants on the skin, so this step is critical to ensure all makeup, sunscreen, and sebum is remove from the skin. Dermalogica’s PreCleanse is a great option for your first cleanse. This oil-based cleanser is suitable for all skin types and conditions, melting away makeup, sunscreen and impurities while nourishing the skin with essential fatty acids. Simply apply to dry skin and massage it in gently before rinsing off. 

A vital step in your routine, the oil-based cleanser doesn’t just break down debris, it also helps to fortify the skin barrier, soften the skin and allow the targeted ingredients within the second cleanse to penetrate more deeply.

Second Cleanse 

The second step works to target your specific skin needs. Cleansing with a water-based gel or cream cleanser, this step gets to work fast without having to work through a barrier layer of oil and pollutants. Removing remaining impurities, sweat and dirt from the skin, the water or cream cleanser will leave your skin feeling soft, clean and refreshed.

Choosing the right cleanser for your skin type is essential to ensure that your skin is getting the care it needs. Choose within Dermalogica’s extensive cleansing options, mixing and matching between ranges to find the cleanser that is right for your skin’s needs.


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