Finding a gentle cleanser that doesn’t alter the pH of your skin is the key for rosacea cleansing regime. What is suitable for normal skin types may be considered too harsh for rosacea skin. A simple rule of thumb is to look for the sensitive range of each skin care brand. Below is a list of 5 gentle cleansers that don’t contain harsh ingredients.
Dermalogica Ultracalming Cleanser
Dermalogica Ultracalming Cleanser is pH balanced and non-foaming that calms reactive and irritated skin. It doesn’t leave any residue and easily washes off with water. What makes this one of the most popular sensitive skin cleanser is that it can even be wiped off with a gentle cloth, making it suitable for rosacea skin.
PCA Skin Creamy Cleanser
PCA Skin Creamy Cleanser contains ingredients that reduce the persistent flushing in rosacea prone dry skin. It also reduces dilation of the skins micro capillaries, resulting in a balanced, less red, even skin tone. Its creamy base makes it suitable for dry rosacea skin.
Murad Soothing Gel Cleanser
Murad Soothing Gel Cleanser is a patented formula that contains goji berry and peppermint leaf to comfort and calm reactive, irritated or red skin. Soothing Gel Cleanser is part of Murad’s Redness Therapy range created for sensitive and inflamed skins. This non creamy base makes it more suitable than most rosacea cleansers to be used on acne rosacea skin.
Skinceuticals Gentle Cleanser
Skinceuticals Gentle Cleanser was created to be gentle enough to cleanse sensitive and traumatised skin without drying it out. It contains the antiseptic orange oil that helps to calm irritated skin. It is gentle enough to be used multiple times a day. Wash away or remove using a soft gentle cloth.
Sothys Morning Cleanser
Sothys Morning Cleanser is also a creamy cleanser that is suitable for dry rosacea skin. Chamomile extract calms and gently cleanses the face without drying it out. Although it is called a morning cleanser, it can also be used in the evening.