Best Facial Cleanser for Your Skin Type

Knowing your skin type is the key to healthy, balanced and hydrated skin. Here is a quick guide to the best cleansers suited to the six most common skin types.

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Normal Skin

1. Normal Skin

Most lightweight cleansers that contain hydrating properties will suit those with normal skin.

NIVEA’s Daily Essentials Refreshing Cleansing Lotion removes all impurities including make-up, while helping maintain your skin’s natural moisture balance to keep your skin fresh and hydrated all day long.

If you’re in a hurry, gentle cleansing wipes are a good alternative.

Dry skin

2. Dry skin

Dry skin usually lacks oil, moisture and resistance against external factors. The best cleanser for dry skin will offer special hydrating care, packed full of moisturising ingredients.

NIVEA’s Gentle Cleansing Cream Wash gently cleanses and removes daily impurities while soothing and moisturising your skin with its mild formula containing almond oil.

Oily Skin

3. Oily Skin

Oily skin is prone to impurities and is reliant on thorough cleansing. However, be sure to choose a cleanser that doesn’t strip moisture from your skin.

NIVEA’s All-In-1 Multi Action Extra Deep Cleansing is a purpose-made cleanser for oily skin. Its deep cleansing complex washes off skin impurities without causing irritation.

This cleanser contains the active antibacterial ingredient, magnolia extract, to help unclog your pores and prevent breakouts.

Combination skin

4. Combination skin

The best face wash for combination skin will moisturise the dry areas on your face without making them oily. A mild gel is best for cleansing thoroughly but gently.

NIVEA’s Daily Essentials Refreshing Facial Wash Gel contains vitamin E and Hydra IQ for your combination skin’s needs. Your skin will be revitalised and moisturised at the same time.

Sensitive skin

5. Sensitive skin

Sensitive skin can be easily irritated and must be treated carefully. Mild cleansers and gentle fluids that contain soothing ingredients are the most suitable choices.

NIVEA’s Sensitive Caring Micellar Water with dexpanthenol, grape seed oil and special micelle technology actively cleanses and moisturises while reducing redness, tightness and dryness.


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