If you're using certain anti-acne medications and products that are drying, consider going for mild cleansers to avoid irritations. These gentle facial washes are usually suited for sensitive skin and they won't leave your face feeling tight and dry. To narrow down your search, we have compiled 10 of the best ones out there—most of which are under P500! Keep on scrolling to know more:
The 10 Best Gentle Cleansers For Acne-Prone Skin
1. Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser
When it comes to mild cleansers, this classic one from Cetaphil won't disappoint. Its non-irritating, non-foaming formula soothes the skin and leaves it feeling soft and hydrated, thanks to glycerin.
Gentle Skin Cleanser, P470.80, CETAPHIL, BeautyMNL.com
2. Oxecure pH 5.5. Cleanser
This gentle cleanser helps maintain the skin's natural pH balance. It's loaded with acne-fighting ingredients like salicylic acid and mangosteen extract.
pH 5.5. Cleanser, P359, OXECURE, oxecure.ph
3. Senka Perfect Whip
This Internet-famous Japanese facial wash lathers into a foam that reminds us of whipped cream. Made with silk cocoon essence and hyaluronic acid, it effectively lifts all surface dirt and oil while leaving your skin well-moisturized. It's also suitable for all skin types.
Perfect Whip, P279, SENKA, Lazada.com
4. Physiogel Daily Moisture Therapy CleanserThis soap-free facial wash is derma-approved and is gentle enough to be used even for babies.
Daily Moisture Therapy Cleanser, P282, PHYSIOGEL, Watsons
5. Simple Moisturizing Face WashThis no-fuss cleanser lives up to its name—it's free from artificial perfume and color, alcohol, soap, and mineral oils that could irritate the skin. It's non-comedogenic so it won't clog the pores, and it's also enriched with vitamin B5 and vitamin E to soften your skin.
Moisturizing Face Wash, P239, SIMPLE, Watsons
6. Low pH Good Morning Cleanser
Low pH Good Morning Cleanser, P356, COSRX, BeautyMNL.com
7. Celeteque DermoScience Hydration Facial WashIf you're looking for a mild cleanser that's budget-friendly, this one's for you! It contains Natural Moisturizing Factor (NMF) that restores the skin's proper moisture balance.
DermoScience Hydration Facial Wash, P140, CELETEQUE, BeautyMNL.com
8. Mizumi Extra Mild Facial CleanserThis gel-to-milk formula washes away impurities without damaging the skin barrier. Suitable for sensitive and acne-prone skin types, it's free from perfume oil, alcohol, paraben, and synthetic color. According to the brand, it's gentle enough to be used with acne medications.
Extra Mild Facial Cleanser, P189.50, MIZUMI, Watsons
9. Avène Gentle Milk CleanserThis cleansing milk gets rid of dirt, oil, and makeup while soothing dry and sensitive skin.
Gentle Milk Cleanser, P1,745, AVÈNE, Watsons
10. Neutrogena Liquid Pure Mild Facial Cleanser
This fragrance-free, hypoallergenic cleanser is packed with glycerin, a natural humectant that keeps the skin soft and supple!
Liquid Pure Mild Facial Cleanser, P192, NEUTROGENA, Watsons
*This story originally appeared on Cosmo.ph. Minor edits have been made by the Preview.ph editors.
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