The Best Way to Double Cleanse Your Skin

Jocelyn Ly
June 9, 2021

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What is double cleansing?

Double cleanse really purifies your skin with a two step process of using an oil based cleanser  followed by a water based cleanser. By double cleansing you’re removing makeup, extra grime, and oil from your skin and pores. It also keeps skin hydrated and prevents your skin from being striped of it’s natural oils. It became very popular with the rise of Korean skincare. You can choose any brand to begin double cleansing, my go-to is from a South Korean brand Banilo Co.

Double cleansing has been a game changer for me and I don't think I could go back to single cleaning anymore. My skin has felt extra soft, smooth, clean, and healthy. I also haven't had any breakouts in a while. Since I wear makeup, it's helped remove any extra residue and kept my skin clear. I’ve been using Banila Co Clean It Zero Cleansing Balm Original as well as Banila Co Clean It Zero Foam Cleanser. Their formula is gentle and mild, but powerful enough to remove stubborn waterproof makeup. This pair have been amazing. It leaves my skin feeling clean and moisturized. If you want to try it for yourself here are the steps I use to double cleanse.

How to double cleanse?

Using Banila Co Cleansing Balm and Banila Co Clean It Zero Foam Cleanser

  1. Start by scooping a quarter size amount with the spatula and apply on your dry skin.
  2. Massage the balm throughout the face concentrating on the eyes, to remove eyeshadow. It works really works well on removing makeup
  3. Add water and massage again
  4. With our reusable bamboo wipe the balm from your face
  5. Wash your face with lukewarm water
  6. Next, apply a nickel size portion of  Banila Co Clean It Zero Foam Cleanser or your water-based cleanser of choice to your face. With Banila Co Foam Cleanser I find a little goes a long way and I don’t need to use much product to start getting some suds.
  7. Massage the cleanser all over your face for a minute or so, or until your face feels pristine.
  8. Wash face with lukewarm water
  9. Follow-up with regular skincare routine

This is how you'll feel after you've cleansed your skin

The ultimate goal is poreless perfection skin. Since I'm a BTS fan, I've been having skin envy. They are my skin goals.

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