Your cleanser's pH level is important. Using a facial wash with a pH of 7 and above actually destroys your skin's acid mantle, which leads to a dry, dehydrated, and acne-prone complexion.

If you suspect your cleanser is behind your current breakouts, switch to one of these low pH (five or 5.5) formulas for a healthy and balanced complexion.


Celeteque Hydration Facial Wash

Try this hypoallergenic and sensitive skin-friendly cleanser to get a complexion that feels smooth and bouncy!

TRY: Celeteque Hydration Facial Wash, P118/100ml, Robinsons Department Store

Sebamed Liquid Face And Body Wash For Sensitive Skin

This bottle is perfect for those who like multi-purpose products! It gently rinses away dirt, oil, and bacteria from your pores and leaves your skin well-moisturized.


TRY: Sebamed Liquid Face And Body Wash For Sensitive Skin, P238/50ml, Watsons

COSRX Low pH Good Morning Gel Cleanser

This famous cleanser is formulated with BHA and tea tree oil. It gently clarifies pores and brightens your complexion.


TRY: COSRX Low pH Good Morning Gel Cleanser, P515, Lazada

The Face Shop Rice Water Bright Cleansing Foam

Do you love foaming cleansers? Say hello to this vitamin- and ceramide-rich wash that will grant you brighter-looking skin.

TRY: The Face Shop Rice Water Bright Cleansing Foam, P550, Shangri-La Plaza


Happy Skin Hydrating Facial Wash

The real star of this low pH cleanser is Chardonnay Extract! It's a form of AHA that works hard to remove dead skin cells while refreshing and hydrating the complexion.

TRY: Happy Skin Hydrating Facial Wash, P599, Zalora

In Her Element Low pH Rose Gel Cleanser

Thanks to its aloe and active botanical ingredients, this cleanser will soothe and balance your stressed complexion.


TRY: In Her Element Low pH Rose Gel Cleanser, P675, Beauty Bar Robinsons Magnolia

Fresh Soy Face Cleanser

Thanks to ingredients like soy protein, cucumber extract, and rosewater, this non-foaming gel facial wash can soothe, refine, and smoothen your complexion,

TRY: Fresh Soy Face Cleanser, P886,


P.S. Check out this document created by beauty lovers for a list of cleansers and their pH levels!

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