Cleansing the skin means ridding it of dirt, excess oils and impurities that build up through the day and night. For many of us, finding the perfect cleanser means wading through various products that are either too strong or too weak for our unique skin types. The Clean Beauty Awards take the guesswork out of discovering the ideal face wash. Our judges do the work, trying a massive list of products on each of their diverse skin types. Here is our list of clean face washes you’ll love. Which one is right for you?
Pevonia's CleanRefresh Foaming Oil Cleanser features an exquisite oil-to-foam, lipid-rich formulation. This naturally aromatic cleanser removes debris and environmental pollutants for a soft, supple, and completely refreshed feeling.
Calli Essentials' Chamomile and Calendula Cleansing Milk with Vitamins B3 & B5 is vegan soap free and made of 100% pure botanicals and essential vitamins. Every skin type will benefit from this rich and creamy cleanser that will leave your skin feeling soft and silky. This product effectively removes makeup and softens the skin leaving it hydrated.
Dr. Orga’s Micro-dust Foam Cleanser is formulated with aloe barbadensis leaf extract and blue-green algae extract to rinse away makeup, sunscreen, and microdust thoroughly. This product does not disturb the skin's protective barrier. Made with coconut extract, a natural surfactant, the cleanser keeps the skin smooth and moist after washing.
Flourish Beauty Lab’s Effortless Enzyme Cleansing Oil is nut-free and microbiome friendly, with enzymes to brighten and clean skin gently and thoroughly. This luscious, rinsable cleanser effectively removes environmental debris, sunscreen and makeup without stripping skin of its protective oils.
Founder’s Formula’s Organic Macadamia Omega-7 Cleansing Oil is a luxury cleansing oil that helps restore the skin's natural omega balance and protect the skin cells and cellular health. It contains high amounts of squalene and oleic acid that assist with cell regeneration, leading to a long-term skincare solution for youthful, revitalized-looking skin.
Fresk's Cleanser is for all skin types; it cleans skin and pores, resulting in a clearer complexion and prepares the skin for the other key steps in your skincare regime. The cleanser removes excess oil and impurities and helps improve skin health and overall radiance.
Penny Lane’s silky lathering cleanser nourishes skin without stripping natural oils. This cleanser has a calendula hydrosol base to leave skin soft and hydrated. A refreshing smell of fresh orange will awaken your skin.
Lala Skin Essentials™ Black Soap Facial Cleanser contains natural skin-loving ingredients rich in antioxidants and vitamins. The key ingredient of African black soap has been used traditionally for hundreds of years in West Africa to cleanse the skin and improve oily skin, acne, eczema, and other skin ailments.
Marina Miracle’s Fresh & Silky Foaming Cleanser is a 4 in 1 gentle, silky-soft cleansing foam with an uplifting citrus scent. The cleanser removes make-up, cleanses and exfoliates the skin, and adds probiotics that strengthen the skin barrier.
PB SKN Refresh Cleanser is a revitalizing gel cleanser that detoxes the skin of pollutants such as sweat, oil, dirt and makeup without stripping the skin of its protective barrier. A cocktail of anti-inflammatory and antioxidant-rich ingredients including Tasmanian pepper berry, finger lime, green tea and wheatgrass help soothe stressed post-workout skin, fight workout breakouts and support the skin's natural collagen production.
The deliciously creamy Strawberry Smoothie Balm was designed by Pickle's Potions to gently clean your face without stripping the skin. It removes impurities, makeup, and dirt while retaining your skin's moisture balance. The balm is anhydrous (made without water) but transforms into a creamy milk-like lotion when wet. It attracts oil and grime like a magnet, and you can easily rinse it all away.
Ryes & Shine's Soothing Honey Cleanser is gentle enough for any skin type and age, whether you're taking care of your skin or your loved ones. With its rich feel, sweet scent and gentle foam, this cleanser soothes and cleanses without stripping the skin of its necessary oils.
The Isabel Peppermint Facial Cleansing Bar by Uvina is incredible for reducing the signs and risks of acne. It is your first step to clear and flawless skin. Infused with peppermint leaves and natural plant-based oils, the Isabel facial bar cleanses without stripping the skin of its natural moisture.
Carin Duo Bi-Phase Micellar Makeup Remover for Waterproof Makeup is an all-natural and silicone-free bi-phase cleanser. It effortlessly removes even the most stubborn makeup. It is soothing, refreshing and gentle to the skin and leaves it perfectly clean and soft without an oily residue.
There is something special about discovering a perfect product for your unique skin care needs. A vast range of diverse, natural and effective cleansers are entered into the Clean Beauty Awards every year. We hope you found the one that best suits you. Looking for more skincare solutions? Read our Ultimate Guide to All Natural Face Masks.