Facial wash is the first product you need to possess clear skin. It’s important to get one that purifies the pores, manages oil production, and knows how to get rid of acne. We round up the best cleansers you can try, depending on your budget.
Best Cleansers for Acne-Prone Skin
Hello Glow Low pH Hydrating Cleanser
Acne-prone skin needs a mild cleanser—preferably one with a low pH—to help strengthen the skin's barrier. When this is restored, you'll achieve proper oil-moisture balance, which will then lead to fewer breakouts.
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Human Nature Acne Defense Facial Wash
This one has tea tree oil that’s known to calm red spots.
Human Nature Acne Defense Facial Wash, P170, Watsons
Pond’s Acne Clear Anti-Acne Facial Foam
This drugstore gem can help dry up pimples with regular use.
Pond’s Acne Clear Anti-Acne Facial Foam, P169, WatsonsContinue reading below ↓
SkinPotions Acne Pie Pimple Calming Soap
This smoothens the skin while clearing deep-seated dirt. It has salicylic acid to treat pimples, oatmeal to soothe angry breakouts, and papaya extract to brighten acne marks.
SkinPotions Acne Pie Pimple Calming Soap, P250, BeautyMNL
Céleteque Dermoscience Acne Solutions Acne Cleansing Gel
The hydroxy acids purge the pores of impurities and bacteria. Bye bye, breakouts!
Céleteque Dermoscience Acne Solutions Acne Cleansing Gel, P270, WatsonsContinue reading below ↓
Luxe Organix Cica Rescue Calming Cleanser
Luxe Organix Cica Rescue Calming Cleanser, P289, WatsonsContinue reading below ↓
Pyunkang Yul Acne Facial Cleanser
A mild sulfate-free cleanser that can wash away gunk without stripping the skin. It has a chock-full of soothing ingredients like Centella Asiatica, tiger lily extract, and copper tripeptide.
Pyunkang Yul Acne Facial Cleanser, P430, Go Bloom and GlowContinue reading below ↓
INNISFREE Bija Trouble Facial Foam
This anti-acne and blemish facial wash has gained a cult following simply because it works. It contains salicylic acid which helps exfoliate the skin and control acne.
INNISFREE Bija Trouble Facial Foam, P510, BeautyMNL
COSRx Salicylic Acid Daily Facial Cleanser
This K-beauty favorite clears breakouts, banishes blackheads, and lifts dead skin.
COSRx Salicylic Acid Daily Facial Cleanser, P540, WatsonsContinue reading below ↓
Beach Born Witch Hazel Wash
A non-soap cleanser that removes excess oil and dirt without leaving the skin dehydrated.
Beach Born Witch Hazel Wash, P550, www.beachborn.phContinue reading below ↓
The Inkey List Salicylic Acid Cleanser
The Inkey List Salicylic Acid Cleanser, P750, Beauty Bar
The Body Shop Tea Tree Facial Wash
This refreshing facial wash can give your pores a deep cleanse and reduces oiliness.
The Body Shop Tea Tree Facial Wash, P795, The Body ShopContinue reading below ↓
First Aid Beauty Skin Rescue Anti-Breakout Charcoal Cleanser
Aside from salicylic acid, this face wash has charcoal, an ingredient famous for sucking out excess oil and grime from the skin. Goodbye, skin breakouts!
First Aid Beauty Skin Rescue Anti-Breakout Charcoal Cleanser, P1,470, Sephora.phContinue reading below ↓
Kiehl’s Calendula Deep Cleansing Foaming Face Wash
This gentle facial wash is formulated to keep your skin in top shape by sucking away all the dirt without drying the skin out. It also has soothing ingredients like calendula extract that can calm down angry breakouts.
Kiehl’s Calendula Deep Cleansing Foaming Face Wash, P1,825, LazadaContinue reading below ↓
Peter Thomas Roth Acne Clearing Wash
Clear your pores and avoid skin breakouts with this gentle but super effective facial wash. It contains Vitamin A and is fragrance-free, so you don’t have to worry about irritating your acne-prone skin any further.
Peter Thomas Roth Acne Clearing Wash, P2,730, Sephora.phContinue reading below ↓
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