6 Great Face Wash Picks Under $40
Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser
Need a mild cleanser? This formula is a cult favorite that has a long line of followers due to its gentle yet purifying results. Recommended by dermatologists, it’s perfect for even the most sensitive skin.
To buy: $11.50, drugstore.com.
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Clinique Take The Day Off Cleansing Balm
After long hours of running around, taking “the day off” is just what you need. Apply a bit to skin, gently massage it in, and let the balm wipe away makeup, sun protection, and impurities.
To buy: $28.50, clinique.com.
Dermalogica Clearing Skin Wash
If you’re prone to breakouts, this foaming cleanser formulated with natural exfoliants (salicylic acid) and bacteria fighters (balm mint and eucalyptus extracts) may be the answer.
To buy: $35, dermalogica.com.
Yes to Cucumbers Gentle Milk Cleanser
Cleanse the natural way with a formula packed with skin-calming vitamins A and C. Milk-based, this cleanser contains emollient soy proteins that leave the complexion soft and healthy-looking.
To buy: $9, drugstore.com.
Clarins One-Step Gentle Exfoliating Facial Cleanser
Time-budgeters can exfoliate and cleanse at the same time: Though it’s gentle enough to use both morning and evening, this effective cleanser removes dead skin cells (with microbeads) along with makeup.
To buy: $35, sephora.com.