Double Cleansing 101: What You Should Know Before Adding This Step to Your Routine
Healthy, glowing skin starts with keeping it clean. But achieving the ideal "clean" can be tricky. Some cleansers take off even the most stubborn makeup but also steal away the moisture your skin needs for proper balance. Others get so foamy and frothy that they wind up irritating sensitive skin. No matter your skin type, though, there's one approach that's both gentle and effective: double cleansing.
A nonnegotiable step in Korean skin-care regimens, double cleansing has become globally popular because it leaves skin clean, soft, and hydrated. The process, as you might infer from the name, involves using two types of cleansers. Yes, that means one extra step, but the results are worth it (especially if you regularly wear a full face of foundation or are prone to breakouts). Keep reading to learn which type of cleanser is required for each step and get product recommendations from e.l.f. Cosmetics to keep your twice-as-nice routine effective, affordable, and cruelty-free.