Facial cleansers are meant to rid our pores of gunk, but unknown to many, our trusty foaming wash may actually hinder us from achieving healthy skin.

Some foam cleansers use sodium laurel sulfate, a surfactant that can be harsh on the skin. This ingredient strips away the skin's natural protective barrier, which makes it prone to irritation and inflammation. At times, it may even worsen your acne's condition. Avoid this by being extra vigilant. Read product labels before applying anything on your face. See our recommendations below:

ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW


Human Nature Balancing Facial Wash, P79.75

Human Nature is available at department stores.

Cetaphil Oily Skin Cleanser

Cetaphil is available at department stores.

Clinique Liquid Facial Soap

Clinique is available at SM Megamall, SM Aura, SM Makati, SM Mall of Asia, and Rustan's branches.

ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW

PHOTO: Pixabay

Get the latest updates from Female Network
Subscribe to our Newsletter!
Comments

Latest Stories

4 Signs Your Skincare Regimen Isn't Working on You Anymore

Upgrade your skincare regimen to suit your needs as you age.

Why There's No One Way to Be The Best Mom

Don’t be too hard on yourself. You’re doing great.

4 Low-Maintenance Skincare Steps to Help Career Women Keep Fine Lines at Bay

You can still take care of your skin even if you’re pressed for time.

Vico Sotto on Dating, Finding Love: 'Mas Gusto Ko Pang Matulog'

Apparently, the Pasig Mayor-elect has no time for a love life (But he's not closing any doors!).
Load More Stories