Best Cleansers for Dry Skin – Top 5 Picks


While women with oily skin suffer from buildup of sebum and dirt in the pores and need stronger oil dissolving cleansers, women with dry skin need cleansers that remove the dirt and makeup from the skin without removing the oils to the skin. Hence, it is advisable that women with dry skin use a cleansing milk for cleansing the skin which will help in restoring moisture to the skin while also removing dirt and impurities from the pores. Here is a look at the best cleansers for dry skin which will rid your skin of all the dirt and also keep your skin glowing and soft.


Best Cleansers for Dry Skin

Before we take a look at the best cleansers for dry skin list, here is how you would have to use the cleansing milk – massage it well in circular motions all over the face, focusing on your forehead, jaws and nose. Let it stay for a minute. If possible, take a clean wash cloth soaked in warm water or otherwise take a cotton ball. A warm washcloth will give you better cleansing by opening up your pores. Now wipe away the cleansing milk in upward motions. You will see all remnants of make up and dirt coming off. Finally rinse your face or wipe it with a wet towel. You will feel fresh and hydrated. Follow up with a toner and moisturizer. Now, onto the best cleansers for dry skin.

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1. Lakme Deep Pore Cleanser

Lakme Deep Pore Cleanser


The Lakme Deep Pore Cleanser is enriched with Avocado extracts which helps in gently clearing the impurities of the skin while also nourishing it. It contains antioxidants like Vitamin E that help renew and rejuvenate the skin. Apply liberally on the face and neck area and wipe off with a cotton ball in order to reveal skin that is free from dirt and grime. It is priced at Rs. 170 for 120 ml.

2. Jovees Citrus Cleansing Milk

Jovees Citrus Cleansing Milk

The Jovees Citrus Cleansing Milk is made from aloe vera, cucumber, honey and apple juice. It is best suited for normal to dry skin. The cleansing milk helps in deep cleansing the skin without leaving any oily residue. In fact, since it has more water based contents, they help in giving you a matte skin. The honey helps in attracting moisture and keeps dry skin woes away. It is priced at Rs. 410 for 500 ml.

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3. Himalaya Herbals Refreshing Cleansing Milk

Himalaya Herbals Refreshing Cleansing Milk

The Himalaya Herbals Refreshing Cleansing Milk goes deep into your skin to remove dirt, grime and make up. The milk is a light formulation that contains mint, lemon and grape seed oil. It helps in removing excess oil from the skin too and keeps it glowing and healthy. It is priced at Rs. 80 for 100 ml.

4. Nivea Aqua Effect Refreshing Cleansing Milk

Himalaya Herbals Refreshing Cleansing Milk

The Nivea Aqua Effect Refreshing Cleansing Milk has Lotus extracts and vitamins. It thoroughly cleanses the skin and keeps it fresh and supple by restoring the skin’s natural moisture balance. It can also be used around the delicate eye area, it is that mild. It is priced at Rs. 159 for 125 ml.

5. Lotus Herbals LemonPure Cleansing Milk

Lotus Herbals LemonPure Cleansing Milk

The Lotus Herbals LemonPure Cleansing milk has turmeric and lemon extracts and it is ideal for removing make up and cleansing the skin. The lemon extracts help in controlling the oil that is produced in the skin while the antibacterial properties of turmeric prevent skin infections. It also maintains skin elasticity and moisture levels. The cleansing milk is priced at Rs.195 for 80 ml.

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