Choosing the Right Face Cleanser for Your Skin Type | Dr. Shereene Idriss

Learn about the best face cleansers for all skin types and how they can positively impact your skin. Discover the importance of finding a balance for effective cleansing without overstripping your skin. Dr. Shereene Idriss shares her top picks, including affordable and effective options.

00:00:00 Discover the truth about cleansers and how they can positively impact your skin and overall well-being. Start taking care of your skin by washing off pollutants and toxins for a more effective skin renewal process.

🧼 Cleansers are often over-hyped and expensive, but they play a crucial role in skincare by removing toxins, pollutants, and makeup from the face, preventing free radical formation and promoting healthier, younger-looking skin.

💦 Understanding your skin and choosing the right cleanser can be a game changer in your skincare routine and overall well-being, as it helps renew the skin more effectively and prevents the aging process from worsening.

🌟 Despite the marketing hype, expensive cleansers are not necessary to achieve good results. It's important to focus on the ingredients and formulation rather than the price tag.

00:02:22 Learn how cleansers work using surfactants to remove dirt and oil from your skin without stripping it of natural oils. Find a balance for effective cleansing without overstripping your skin.

Cleansers work through the use of surfactants, which have water-loving heads and oil-loving tails.

Surfactants encapsulate the dirt and grime on the face, allowing water to whisk it away.

The challenge with cleansers is finding a balance between effective cleansing and not overstripping the skin.

00:04:44 Discover the importance of skin pH and how it can affect your skin barrier. Learn what to look for in a face cleanser and how to choose the right one for your skin type.

🧴 The skin's natural pH level is around 5.5, and using basic cleansers with a high pH can disrupt the skin's pH balance and lead to irritations.

🧼 For those with eczema, psoriasis, acne, or sensitivities, it's important to choose a cleanser with a pH level around 5.5 to 6 to avoid further skin issues.

💄 Finding a cleanser that effectively removes makeup without stripping the skin can be a challenge, especially for those who wear long-lasting products like eyeliner.

00:07:04 Dr. Shereene Idriss shares her top picks for gel-based face cleansers for oily skin, emphasizing the importance of not over-washing the face.

Double cleansing using micellar water and gentle cleanser is effective in removing makeup and impurities.

Gel-based cleansers are recommended for oily skin to control excess oil without overstripping the skin.

One recommended gel-based cleanser is the one by Jordan Samuel, which is effective and hydrating.

00:09:27 Discover the best face cleansers for all skin types, including dry and sensitive skin. Learn about oil-based cleansers and a gel-like oat-based cleanser.

🧼 Different skin types require different types of cleansers.

💦 Oil-based cleansers are recommended for dry skin.

🌾 Sensitive skin can benefit from oat-based cleansers.

00:11:50 Discover the best face cleansers for all skin types, including dry and sensitive skin. Aveeno and Vanicream are affordable and effective options, while Cerave is recommended for acne-prone skin.

Cleanser 1: Disappointing ingredient list, but good for dry and sensitive skin.

Cleanser 2: Affordable and effective, recommended by the National Eczema Association.

Cleanser 3: Suitable for acne-prone skin, contains benzoyl peroxide.

00:14:13 Dr. Shereene Idriss discusses foaming cleansers for acne-prone and oily skin types. She recommends a ceramide-fortified cleanser for hydration and warns against expensive cleansers with active ingredients that are washed off.

Foaming cleansers are great for acne-prone skin, and Larash Possé's Purifying Foaming Cleanser is recommended because it is fortified with ceramides for hydration.

💰 It is not necessary to spend a lot of money on cleansers, as they should be a cost-saving product in your skincare routine.

When using cleansers with active ingredients, such as those targeted for acne, it is important to allow them to sit on the skin for a few minutes before washing off to reap their benefits.

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