The Facial Cleanser; Our top picks for the perfect product for you

Sunday 01st Nov 2020 |

Regular facial cleansing is important for maintaining healthy looking skin. Regular facial cleansing (along with a good moisturiser) is also an important part of helping skin maintain a proper level of hydration.

Dehydrated skin looks and feels lacklustre, using a suitable Facial Cleanser regularly can help manage PH levels of the skin; enabling sufficient water and product retention.

Check out our top picks for the perfect facial cleanser for you

Jane Scrivner Vegan Nourishing Cleansing Balm – £33/50ml, 

  • contains 87% organic jojoba oil which replicates our skin’s natural sebum/lipid production so is able to deeply cleanse without stripping the skin, maintaining the acid mantle and replenishing the natural barrier function
  • contains natural decongestant rice bran wax which works to attract dirt away from pores and a blend of nine skin loving essential oils to balance the skin

Angela Langford Skincare – Clean Sweep cleansing balm

Glugs of almond, apricot, safflower & jojoba are blended with chamomile, cacoa, lemon & eucalyptus to cleanse your skin; making it softer & smoother whilst giving you a gorgeous healthy glow.

This highly effective, affordable, natural range harnesses the finest ingredients from natures larder to feed your skin – with no chemical nasties. Suitable for even the most temperamental of complexions, Angela Langford Skincare offers a tailor-made solution to each unique skincare concern.  

skinSense by Abi Cleeve Gentle Cleansing Balm 50ml I £28.00 

A multi-tasking balm which thoroughly cleanses the skin, gently removing daily build-up of impurities and make-up without interrupting the delicate pH balance of the skin’s surface. The ingredient mix in this formula helps to increase lipid production, provides antioxidant protection, fights free-radical activity, soothes, reduces redness and deeply moisturises the skin. Key ingredients:  LinefillTM, Vitamins A, E and F, chamomile oil, shea butter and soy oil.

Vitage, Essential Cleansing Balm £36

Vitage, Essential Cleansing Balm is a gentle, lightweight multi-tasking cleansing balm that thoroughly cleanses, helps to melt away make up and leaves skin feeling fresh, clean and hydrated. Packed full of natural oils that blend together to efficiently yet gently remove impurities from the skin, whilst also removing any excess oils. The natural multipurpose Marula Oil we use in this balm contains powerful antioxidants and is renowned for being naturally soothing and fast absorbing.

Alteya Organic Age Defense Hand Cream, 30ml £6.20

This NaTrue certified organic deeply nourishing hand cream helps fight signs of aging by revitalizing skin and minimizing spots and discoloration. The conditioning and restorative formula, based on pure certified organic rose oil, protects, firms and rejuvenates skin, healing dryness and dehydration.

Elements Boutique Spa

Using the herbs and flowers they’ve grown at the Spa as inspiration, their Bath & Body collection draws on the four Elements – Earth, Air, Fire and Water – ensuring each blend ignites the senses.

All products are vegan, natural, free from SLS and mineral oils and never tested on animals. Not only that, but they have consciously chosen glass bottles and jars to enable easy recycling, and are part of the Bee Friendly Project

The range has been available in Holland and Barrett since September, and includes four body oils, a muscle balm, a cleansing balm, a facial scrub, two facial oils, a facial mask and a facial moisturiser. Best of all, the collection retails at nearly half the cost of other luxury skincare brands, at £20 – £26.

One single pot created for infinite use. Lyonsleaf has created this water-free Beauty Balm to cleanse, exfoliate, protect and hydrate the skin. The balm, suitable for vegans, is formulated with certified organic plant oils from Lyonsleaf’s carbon conscious family farm. Melt the balm between your hands and gently massage all the makeup and pollution away. Exfoliate with a hot cloth to remove the balm, and finish your beauty routine with a tiny amount of balm to protect and hydrate the skin. One little pot that perfectly fits in everyones daily routine and it’s completely plastic free! 

Pure & Natural Deep Cleansing Balm

Pure & Natural Deep Cleansing Balm gently removes makeup and impurities leaving skin clean and fresh. It is based on distilled sea buckthorn and astaxanthin. For exceptional results use this cleansing balm in combination with Collagen Filler tablets.

Removes makeup and impurities

Leaves skin hydrated, fresh and clean

Boosts skin moisture and leaves it soft and nourished

Million Dollar Facial

Million Dollar Facial is a revolutionary skincare system stocked at over 2000 stockists in the UK & worldwide including UK, USA, Dubai & many more. As well as providing incredible in-salon treatments they also provide a first class skincare range. The Nourishing Balm is one of the most popular products used by customers & professionals worldwide. The Million Dollar Facial Nourishing Balm is specifically formulated to improve rough or Dry skin. It is rich in Vitamin A and E to help cell renewal, calm and smooth. It is also rich in antioxidants to help protect and delay the ageing process. 

Jane Scrivner Vegan Nourishing Cleansing Balm – £33/50ml

  • contains 87% organic jojoba oil whichreplicates our skin’s natural sebum/lipid production so is able to deeply cleanse without stripping the skin, maintaining the acid mantle and replenishing the natural barrier function
  • contains natural decongestant rice bran wax which works to attract dirt away from pores and a blend of nine skin loving essential oils to balance the skin

Oleum Vera Nourishing Rose Routine

Turn every day into an amazing skin day with this wholesome Oleum Vera Nourishing Rose Routine. Carefully made with organic ingredients, this three-in-one skin set comes with a bottle of rose micellar cleansing water, a rosehip seed oil daily serum and a gentle rose face mask – ready to make your skincare routine simple and effective!

Daily Radiance Facial Cleansing Balm £13.00 – £53.00

Suitable for all skin types. Gently and effectively cleanses and removes impurities and make-up. Loved by beauty editors, this cleanser dissolves make-up including waterproof mascara and melts away impurities. It has decongesting, moisturising and soothing properties, is a rich golden colour and smells “like bottled sunshine.”

Give yourself a daily dose of radiance inside and out with our facial cleansing balm. Clove and eucalyptus will detoxify whilst jojoba regulates your sebum and coconut oil softens, soothes and melts away impurities leaving you balanced, happy and radiant. 100% organic.

Organic Apoteke Active Face Cleanse Gel

A deeply penetrating cleanser that leaves skin velvety smooth and clears blemishes. Our unique herbal blend actively cools and soothes, essential oils of Lemon and Bergamot uplift and refresh, while Neem provides a gentle anti-bacterial action.

Key Ingredients include:

  • Papaya Extract – supports healing whilst softening and gently exfoliating the skin
  • Pineapple Extract – an anti-inflammatory ingredient that also improves elasticity in the skin
  • Tea Tree Oil – and antiseptic with antibacterial properties

RRP: £35.95, available from

Organic Apoteke Buttermilk Cleanser

A nourishing cleanser that leaves skin soft and smooth while dissolving make up and impurities. Organic Rose oil soothes the senses as it balances dryness and builds your skin’s capacity to retain moisture. Its gentle exfoliating action and anti-oxidant rich formulation leave skin renewed and replenished.

RRP: £41.95, available from

MONAT BE GENTLE™ Creamy Cleanser

A delicate cream cleanser that gently lifts and washes away dirt and impurities whilst peptides tighten and plump. Hydrating and nourishing REJUVENIQE S™ and ginger root-and-bisabolol soothing complex ensure skin is left feeling refreshed, comforted and healthy-looking.

RRP: £42, available from


Luxuriously refreshing cleansing foam that draws out impurities from skin with brightening an resurfacing natural and fruit acids, whilst preserving the skin’s moisture barrier. REJUVENIQE S™ an peptides hydrate and plump the skin, and antioxidants protect and shield for a brighter, healthier-looking complexion.

RRP: £42, available from

Carrot Butter Cleanser

Get ready to cleanse and glow. With clinically proven antioxidant activity and packed with organic ingredients, our Carrot Butter Cleanser is your first step to clean, radiant complexion. Its aromatic, balmy formula melts onto skin to effortlessly remove eye and face make-up, while extracts of Carrot, Rosemary and Calendula soften and balance. Ophthalmologically tested. Non-comedogenic.

Mrs Frisbee’s All Naturals

Sea Buckthorn, Aloe Vera & Roman Chamomile Facial Cleansing Wash 

Facial Cleansing Wash – Mrs Frisbee’s All Naturals.

This penetrating facial wash with Sea Buckthorn oil, Aloe Vera and Roman Chamomile gently cleanses without dehydrating, to leave skin feeling fresh, soft and nourished. Roman Chamomile contains a natural anti-inflammatory property which calms and soothes sensitive and irritated skin.

Ultimate Wonder Balm  – £32.00 (50ml)

A richly rejuvenating multi-purpose beauty balm. Use as a cleanser to effectively melt away make-up or utilise this SOS balm to soothe and protect sensitive lips, tame eyebrows, nourish cuticles or soothe dry skin anywhere.

To cleanse

Apply a warm muslin cloth to face and neck. Warm the balm in your hands, inhale the therapeutic aromas and massage gently over face, eyes and neck. Remove with a warm muslin cloth. Finish by pressing a cool cloth over the face and neck.

Multi-tasking nourishment for every beauty emergency; use as a cleanser to melt-away make-up or as an SOS balm to protect sensitive lips, tame eyebrows or soothe dry skin anywhere.

Enriched with 16 beauty-enhancing actives to revive and rescue the skin

  • SOS balm to protect, soothe, nourish and improve elasticity
  • Effectively melts away all traces of make-up
  • Pomegranate contains skin nourishing essential fatty acids
  • Rosehip regenerates and restores damaged or ageing skin
  • 99% certified organic ingredients
  • Concentrated formula: a little goes a long way

Available from, selected Holland & Barrett stores nationwide and Holland & Barrett online.

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