Every day our skin encounters a multitude of pollutants, both from indoor and outdoor sources. Factors like makeup, sunscreen, and sweat further contribute to the challenges for healthy glowing skin. Recognizing the importance of thorough cleansing, Koreans, known for popularizing the renowned K-beauty skincare routine, have embraced double cleansing as an essential ritual.
How to double cleanse:
Double Cleansing as the name suggests, involves a two-step cleansing process. The first step involves using an oil-based cleanser, followed by a water-based cleanser, to thoroughly remove impurities, makeup, excess sebum, and other pollutants that accumulate on the skin throughout the day and/or night.
Step 1: Oil-Based Cleanser
The first step in double cleansing is to use an oil-based cleanser. We recommend our Deep Cleansing Oil. Contrary to what it may sound like, oil-based cleansers are suitable for all skin types, including oily and acne-prone skin. These cleansers work by dissolving and lifting away oil-based impurities, such as makeup, sunscreen, and excess sebum, without stripping the skin of its natural oils. Gently massaging the oil cleanser onto dry skin helps to break down and loosen the impurities, preparing them for easy removal.
Step 2: Water-Based Cleanser
After thoroughly massaging the oil-based cleanser into the skin, it's time for the second step: using a water-based cleanser. This step aims to remove any remaining impurities, such as sweat, dirt, and residue left behind by the oil-based cleanser. Water-based cleansers, such as our Purifying Foam Cleanser, create a lather when mixed with water and are designed to cleanse the skin's surface. They help to remove impurities that are not effectively removed by the oil-based cleanser alone.
Benefits of Double Cleansing:
Ensures a thorough removal of all impurities, including stubborn waterproof makeup and sunscreen. It helps to prevent clogged pores and reduces the likelihood of breakouts and blackheads.
Enhance the absorption of your skincare products. By starting with a clean canvas, double cleansing allows for better absorption of subsequent skincare products, such as serums, moisturizers, and treatments.
Regular double cleansing promotes a healthier, brighter, and more radiant complexion. By removing layers of buildup, the skin can breathe and function optimally, resulting in a clearer and more even skin tone.
Helps to maintain the natural balance of the skin. While the oil-based cleanser removes impurities, it does not strip away essential oils, leaving the skin feeling hydrated and nourished. The water-based cleanser further cleanses without over-drying, ensuring a harmonious balance.
Remember, double cleansing isn't just a skincare routine; it's a celebration of self-care, a little daily indulgence that lets you reconnect with your skin and treat it with the love it deserves. So, go ahead, embark on this delightful cleansing adventure, and let double cleansing be your secret weapon in the pursuit of healthy, happy skin. Your skin will thank you for it, and you'll be one step closer to unlocking the radiant complexion you've always dreamed of. Cheers to double cleansing and the beauty it brings!