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Top 7 Drugstore Cleansers That Effectively Remove Dirt, Grime and Makeup

Works great on skin just like high-end products

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If you’re as frugal as us but still want the best drugstore cleanser, you should read this. We’ve got you covered by providing you with affordable drugstore cleanser options that are below RM50. We have something for everyone ranging from people with combination skin to acne-prone skin.

1. Nutox Renewing Treatment Milk Cleanser
Best milk cleanser
Updated on 12th August 2020

Nutox’s Renewing Treatment Milk Cleanser is a milk cleanser that you need to check out if you want radiant skin. How can you say no to it when even Cleopatra used milk to preserve her youth and beauty? Use it daily to feel your skin transform into being super smooth.

2. COSRX Low pH Good Morning Gel Cleanser
Best with low pH
Updated on 10th December 2020

The Cosrx Low pH Good Morning Gel Cleanser has a low pH level of 5 that doesn’t leave your skin feeling tight and dry after cleansing. One of the reasons why we love this product is because of its 5-in-1 cleansing functions: cleaning, exfoliating, oil-controlling, pore tightening and removing makeup - all in one!  

3. Nivea Micellair Skin Breathe Rose Water Wash Gel
Best drugstore gel cleanser
Updated on 23rd February 2021

The Nivea gel cleanser works like magic in removing dirt and makeup. And who doesn’t love rose water? We know we do! Rose water helps to leave your skin looking youthful and soft without any tightness. The Nivea Micellair gel cleanser is ideal for all skin types, making it a worry-free product even for those with sensitive skin.

Best affordable gentle cleanser
4. Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser
Best for eczema and rosacea
Updated on 24th December 2020
add_circle Lightweight & non-greasy
add_circle Suitable for all especially dry and sensitive skin
add_circle Non-comedogenic
add_circle Dermatologist-recommended

Cetaphil is a mild gentle cleanser suitable for people with eczema and rosacea. If you travel often and need one product for face and body, you’d probably want to check this out. It helps the skin to retain moisture and is soothing and moisturising enough that it can also be used on a baby’s skin. 

5. Himalaya Clear Complexion Whitening Face Scrub
Best organic exfoliating face wash
Updated on 12th August 2020

Here is both a face wash and a scrub, doubling as an all-in-one! This organic face wash helps brightens up your face, enhancing skin complexion and leaves skin glowing. It uses apricot granules which helps to scrub away dead and dull skin including blackheads.

6. Garnier Pure Active Anti-Acne White Acne & Oil Clearing Scrub
Best exfoliating cleanser with salicylic acid - suitable for blackheads and clogged pores
Updated on 7th December 2020

Salicylic acid aids in reducing sebum production as well as clearing blackheads and clogged pores. Not only does it helps fight acne, it also helps to reduce skin damages and marks caused by acne. HerbaRepair which is extracted from blueberry stimulates regeneration of cells for a blemish-free skin. 

Hada Labo
7. Hada Labo - Super Hyaluronic Acid Moisturizing Cleansing Oil
Best oil-based cleanser with hyaluronic acid
Updated on 18th February 2021
add_circle Contains nourishing Olive Oil that removes makeup without over stripping the skin
add_circle Contains Jojoba Oil and Moringa Seed Oil to protect the skin against the pollutants
add_circle Contains two types of Hyaluronic Acid to further hydrate the skin
add_circle Runny, light consistency
add_circle Easy to rinse off
add_circle Suitable on any skin types
add_circle Affordable
add_circle Alcohol-free
add_circle Fragrance-free

Most of Hada Labo’s products contain hyaluronic acid which is good for dry, dehydrated skin and has anti-aging properties. The double cleansing method is a big beauty trend in Korea. Not only do oil-based cleansers help to remove waterproof makeup but with Hyaluronic Acid, it hydrates and moisturizes the skin too, leaving it feeling smooth and soft.

Disclaimer: The pricing shown is just a good indication of how much these products are worth. The prices could change based on the e-commerce promotions that are going on. If some of the products are not available, do email us at [email protected] Thank you!

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