10 Of The Best Cleansers For Dry And Sensitive Skin

If the British weather’s wreaking havoc with your complexion try to regain some balance with our edit of the very best cleansers for dry skin.

1. Givenchy Le Soin Noir Rituel de Nottoyage Cleanser

It kind of costs the earth, but if you’re feeling flush we beg you try this hydrating black algae infused cream beauty. Expect smooth, plump skin and makeup to glide on with ease.

£75 from Harrods

2. Liz Earle Cleanse and Polish

This award winning formula combines beeswax, shea butter, eucalyptus, rosemary and chamomile essential oils and gets the go ahead from beauty editors worldwide. Especially good for younger skins.

£15.50 from Liz Earle

3. Elemis Pro Collagen Cleansing Balm

For an indulgent pre bed ritual try this. Rub a tiny amount between the palms of your hands to warm it up, breathe in its mind-altering essential oil blend and massage onto the face. Makeup will melt away, stress levels will plummet and skin will be left feeling very well fed.

£40 from Elemis

4. Clarins Gentle Foaming Cleanser with Shea Butter

Designed especially with particularly dry and sensitive skin types in mind, this scrumptious smelling Vitamin B5 boosted wash softens, smooths and soothes.

£19.50 from Clarins

5. Paula’s Choice Calm Cleanser

Face feeling sensitised and sore already? Then we suggest you make this redness and skin–balancing milky lotion your go to. Wave au revoir to tightness and dry bits in a couple of days or less.

£19 from Paula's Choice

6. La Roche-Posay Make Up Remover Milk for Sensitive Skin

Seriously affordable and soap, paraben, alcohol and colourant free, this hypoallergenic cleanser gently slays away makeup and impurities with some impressive speed.

£12 from Boots

7. Avène Gentle Milk Cleanser

Wage war on dryness with this velvety milk cleanser that melts away make-up while injecting your skin with the brand’s famous Thermal Spring Water. Skin will feel soothed, softened and fresh. Hurrah!

£12 from Boots

8. Garnier Micellar Cleansing Gel Wash

The clever types at Garnier found that as much as Micellar waters are great at removing make-up, they don’t always completely cleanse the face. Enter the gel form, which ticks both those boxes.

£3.99 from Boots

9. Sisley Cleansing Gel with Tropical Resins

Winter weary faces will benefit greatly from a daily dose of this. It lathers like a dream, comes with a handy pump, and is laced with marshmallow and myrrh to leave skin happy and hydrated.

£59 from Sisley Paris

10. Origins Gentle Cleansing Oil

Affordable? Deliciously scented? Lightweight? Check, check and check. Slather on liberally for marvellous make-up removal and a welcome hit of hydration, thanks to its potent macadamia formula.

£24.50 from Origins

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