The benefits of double cleansing and how to do it




We all know cleansing plays a key role in our daily skincare routine - but what about double cleansing? How much difference can washing your face twice make? We're here to tell you! 

In this guide, we’ll teach you about the benefits of double cleansing, our foolproof method, and some of our favorite products for clearer skin! Double Cleansing 101 Are you ready? 

What is double cleansing? Double cleansing is exactly what it sounds like: cleaning twice. This two-step cleansing method helps remove makeup and impurities from the skin's surface, as well as dead skin cells that can clog pores. 

“Isn’t my cleaner already doing this?” we hear you ask. Not necessarily to the level you need. Double cleansing takes the hassle out of daily cleansing and eliminates stubborn SPF ingredients that cling to your skin. 

If you live in a polluted environment, such as a busy city, double cleansing can also help remove any impurities your skin encounters throughout the day. Benefits of Double Cleansing 

Depending on which double cleanser you use and your skin concerns, adding an extra cleanser to your cleansing routine can provide the following benefits: 

How to Double Cleanse. So what’s the best way to double cleanse? The first step of your double cleanse requires an oil-based cleanser or micellar water. The first cleanse helps remove makeup while removing dirt, sunscreen, and excess sebum from your skin. 

Apply the first cleanser to dry skin and massage for about a minute. Rinse with warm water. Use a water-based product for the second cleanse. 

This provides a deeper clean, removing toxins and impurities while reaching deep into the pores to remove any impurities that may still be clinging to the skin. It can also remove any residue from oil-based cleaners. 

Apply to damp skin and massage thoroughly. Rinse skin again with warm water and continue with the rest of your skin care routine. The Best Double Cleansing Products for Your Skin Type 

When double cleansing, be sure to choose products that are suitable for your skin type. Using the wrong facial cleanser combination can do your skin more harm than good! 

Below, we’ve put together a guide to the best double cleansing combos for your skin type. Remember: For best results, use an oil-based cleanser first, then a water-based cleanser! For dry skin: If you have dry skin, you may experience tightness and flaking. 

Start your double cleansing regimen with REVOLUTION SKINCARE Hydrating Ceramic Amide Moisturizing Cleanser. Thanks to hydrating hyaluronic acid, skin feels nourished and soothed while makeup and impurities are lifted away. 

Massage into skin, rinse, then apply HYDRO BANK Moisturizing Cleansing Gel. This lightweight, jelly-textured face wash removes residual dirt and debris that may have been missed during the first cleanse. 

The formula contains moisturizing ingredients like hyaluronic acid, glycerin, and polyglutamic acid to leave skin feeling soft, clean, and refreshed. For oily skin:
Is your skin oily? 

An effective double cleansing method helps control excess sebum and minimize blemishes and blemishes on oily skin. Start with REVOLUTION SKINCARE Niacinamide Pore Refinement Micellar Water. 

The formula helps dissolve oily residue on the skin, including makeup. A simple part of your cleansing routine to remove makeup and impurities. Then use the REVOLUTION SKINCARE Charcoal Therapy Cleansing Stick. 

Activated charcoal in skin care products is great for oily skin as it absorbs excess sebum, mattifying the skin and controlling shine.
For combination skin:
If your skin is oily in some areas and dry in others, it's time to find the best double cleansing method to combat both conditions. 

Start by targeting pores with REVOLUTION SKINCARE PURIFYING DAILY FACIAL GEL CLEANSER with niacinamide. Niacinamide plays a key role in gently cleansing pores, removing dirt, and regulating sebum production. It's great for treating blemish-prone areas.

For combination skin, it is also important to keep the moisture supply at optimal levels to specifically combat dry areas. 

For your second cleanse, use hydrating REVOLUTION SKINCARE CERAMIDES Moisturizing Cleanser. The formula moisturizes, soothes and softens skin without leaving it feeling greasy.
For sensitive skin:
For sensitive skin, be careful when choosing skin care products. You want a double-cleansing combo that gets the job done while being gentle on your skin. 

Start your cleanse with REVOLUTION SKINCARE GOOD VIBES GODDESS Hydration Foaming Facial Cleanser. This gentle yet effective formula leaves skin feeling fresh, while hemp seed oil and cannabidiol soothe even the most sensitive skin. 

Complete your double cleanse with REVOLUTION SKINCARE MATTIFYING PINK CLAY MUD-TO-FOAM Cleanser. Known for nourishing sensitive skin, pink clay not only helps moisturize the skin but also rebalances the skin's natural oils. Find out everything you need to know about pink clay in our previous articles:
For dull skin:
Blemished skin can make you feel a little dull. Double cleansing with the right products and ingredients can help rejuvenate dull skin and enhance its radiance.

We all know that vitamin C is the key to glowing skin. 

So start your routine with REVOLUTION SKINCARE Vitamin C Brightening Cleanser. It contains grape seed, avocado, peach seed and sweet almond oils to dissolve makeup, dirt and debris for a brighter, more radiant complexion without stripping skin of moisture.

Then apply PLANET REVOLUTION Grapefruit Brightening Makeup Remover. Infused with real grapefruit and vegan glycerin, this lightweight cleansing water brightens and hydrates skin while removing impurities missed during the first cleanse.
The journey to healthy skin doesn’t end here! Make sure to follow a double cleansing regimen and a targeted skin care routine to reveal your best skin yet.
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