The Best Low pH Cleansers For Healthy + Balanced Skin

These will leave your skin clear and soft.
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PSA: Your cleanser's pH level is important. Using a facial wash with a pH of 7 and above actually destroys your skin's acid mantle, which leads to a dry, dehydrated, and acne-prone complexion. Yikes!

If you suspect your cleanser is behind your current breakouts, switch to one of these low pH (five or 5.5) formulas for a healthy + balanced complexion.

  1. Celeteque Hydration Facial Wash

    Try this hypoallergenic and sensitive skin-friendly cleanser to get a complexion that feels smooth and bouncy!

    Celeteque Hydration Facial Wash, P118/100ml, Robinsons Department Store

  2. Sebamed Liquid Face And Body Wash For Sensitive Skin

    This bottle is perf for those who like multi-purpose products! It gently rinses away dirt, oil, and bacteria from your pores and leaves your skin well-moisturized.

    Sebamed Liquid Face And Body Wash For Sensitive Skin, P238/50ml, Watsons

  3. COSRX Low pH Good Morning Gel Cleanser

    This famous cleanser is formulated with BHA and tea tree oil. It gently clarifies pores and brightens your complexion.

    COSRX Low pH Good Morning Gel Cleanser, P515, Lazada

  4. The Face Shop Rice Water Bright Cleansing Foam

    Do you love foaming cleansers? Say hello to this vitamin- and ceramide-rich wash that will grant you brighter-looking skin.

    The Face Shop Rice Water Bright Cleansing Foam, P550, Shangri-La Plaza

  5. Happy Skin Hydrating Facial Wash

    The real star of this low pH cleanser is ~*Chardonnay Extract*~! It's a form of AHA that works hard to remove dead skin cells while refreshing and hydrating the complexion.

    Happy Skin Hydrating Facial Wash, P599, Zalora

  6. In Her Element Low pH Rose Gel Cleanser

    Thanks to its aloe and active botanical ingredients, this cleanser will soothe and balance your stressed complexion. 

    In Her Element Low pH Rose Gel Cleanser, P675, Beauty Bar Robinsons Magnolia

  7. Fresh Soy Face Cleanser

    Thanks to ingredients like soy protein, cucumber extract, and rosewater, this non-foaming gel facial wash can soothe, refine, and smoothen your complexion, 

    Fresh Soy Face Cleanser, P886, Sephora.ph

P.S. Check out this document created by beauty lovers for a list of cleansers and their pH levels!

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