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10 Best Face Washes You Should Grab From Nykaa

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Are you chasing after your skin goals for the season? Ensure to invest in an infallible face wash, right off the bat. Summoned during the preliminary step of a skincare regimen, a face wash will thoroughly cleanse the dirt (or makeup), cut copious oil and remove the accumulated dead cells from the dermis. The aforementioned, paves the way for an immaculate base, atop which you can easily layer the rest of your beauty products.

What Should You Look For In A Face Wash?

So now the question arises - with the baffling number of face washes saturating the beauty market, which is “the one” product you ought to grab. Well, this is where we come to the rescue. First and foremost, zero in on the contenders based on the skin concerns they claim to tackle. Case in point, if you have dry skin, pick face washes supercharged with humectants like glycerine and hyaluronic acid. For the oily skin gang, the best washes must contain ingredients such as, benzoyl peroxide, salicylic acid and even tea tree. As far as sensitive skin is concerned, concoctions brewed with anti-inflammatory agents, ranging from honey to aloe–prove to be good remedies.

Test Run Your Product To Reap The Optimal Results Of Your Face Wash

Just hold up! Your quest to find the best facewash for your skin type doesn’t cease with all the label readings. It is integral to test drive the formulation before you commit to it in your regular regimen. The facewash shouldn’t disrupt your skin’s microbiome— negatively impacting the dermis’ pH level. It should leave your skin feeling refreshed and soft, unveiling during the process a clean, brighter-looking surface. So, if your skin is looking unusually taut or rough after a wash, ensure to steer clear of the product.

To further make the selection process easier for you – we are listing the ten best face washes that are up for grabs on Nykaa. These tenacious offerings traverse the entire spectrum of skin types– dry, oily, sensitive and combination. Furthermore, in the interest of all our readers, we have ascertained a healthy balance of luxe and wallet-friendly products. Now without any further ado, we present the cheat sheet for the ten best face washes.

1. Best Facewash For Oily Skin- Plum Green Tea Pore Cleansing Face Wash

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Plum Green Tea Pore Cleansing Face Wash

Price: INR 345

Rating: 4.5

Key Ingredient: Green Tea

This offering from Plum is your best bet for combating the different stages of acne or beating oily skin. The formulation adeptly cleans the pores, cuts excess oil and refreshes the skin. The star ingredient of the Plum face wash, green tea tackles zits head-on while ensuring an adequate dose of hydration for the skin. Also in the blend is glycolic acid–known for its exfoliation properties. This non-drying formula is a best seller on Nykaa, that you ought to consider for your shopping list.

Please note: The miniscule granules in the face wash don’t irritate or inflame the skin.

2. Best Face Wash For Dry Skin - Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser

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Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser

Price: INR 333

Rating: 4.5

Key Ingredient: Green Tea

The drugstore brand-Cetaphil boasts humble yet efficacious that even celebrities can't stop raving about! The gentle cleanser from the same line, is a soap-free, non-irritating formula that gently cleanses the skin– without disturbing your skin’s natural pH. The Cetaphil Gentle Cleanser also boasts incomparable moisturizing prowess, which deems it fit for the skin type.

3. Best Face Wash For Sensitive Skin - Simple Kind To Skin Refreshing Facial Wash

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Simple Kind To Skin Refreshing Facial Wash

Price: INR 385

Rating: 4.5

Key Ingredient: Vitamin E, pro Vitamin B, triple purified water

If you grapple with sensitive skin— we recommend putting your faith in the Simple Kind To Skin Refreshing Face Wash. It is also hypoallergenic, non-comedogenic and free of harsh chemicals. This soap-free formula lathers exceptionally well, giving your skin a fresh feel, right after the wash. Featuring a blend of vitamin E and pro-vitamin B, known for hydrating the skin, while ensuring its super smooth feel — makes it one of the most sought-after products.

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The Derma Co. 1% Salicylic Acid Face Wash for Active Acne with Salicylic Acid & Witch Hazel

Price: INR 299

Rating: 4.3

Key Ingredient: Salicylic Acid And Witch Hazel

The salicylic acid face wash from the transparent and coveted brand, The Derma Co, will help elevate your skincare game, X10. Featuring willow bark in the formulation which curbs the excessive production of oil on the face—it also minimizes the appearance of pores. Oil-soluble salicylic acid prevents and fights off episodes of acne with witch hazel alleviating inflammation. This fragrance-free, dermatologically tested formula is up for grabs on Nykaa only at INR 299.

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Forest Essentials Delicate Facial Cleanser Kashmiri Saffron & Neem Face Wash For Oily Skin

Price: INR 1550

Rating: 4.5

Key Ingredient: Honey and kewda

Experience the luxury of Ayurveda with the Forest Essentials Delicate Facial Cleanser! Infused with neem and saffron, the formulation adeptly detoxes the skin, granting it a lit-from-within glow in the process. We love the texture of the concoction, which lathers beautifully upon contact with water. This non-comedogenic formula also helps replenish the skin’s moisture content.

6. The Beauty Award Winning Face Wash - The Face Shop Rice Water Bright Foaming Cleanser

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The Face Shop Rice Water Bright Foaming Cleanser

Price: INR 849

Rating: 4.5

Key Ingredient: Rice Water

Bestowed with the Nykaa Femina Beauty Awards in 2019, The Face Shop Rice Water Bright Foaming Face Wash is worth all the hype. It has a unique cream-like texture, whipped to perfection, that thoroughly cleanses the skin. Infused with the goodness of rice water, the facewash ensures deep hydration while providing a brightening effect on the skin. If your long-term goal is to achieve glass skin, you must add this nifty li’l tube to your vanity.

7. Favourite Science-Backed Formula - The Ordinary Squalane Cleanser

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The Ordinary Squalane Cleanser

Price: INR 800

Rating: 4.3

Key Ingredient: Squalene

Straight from the cult favourite skincare brand, The Ordinary— this squalene cleanser has been deemed fit for all skin types. The non-drying formula is incredibly moisturising and gentle due to the presence of squalene on the ingredient list. Furthermore, this face wash adroitly dissolves impurities and makeup from the skin— transforming from a balm-like consistency to almost a clear oil upon contact with water.

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Nykaa Naturals Cucumber & Aloe Vera Face Wash for Hydrated Skin

Price: INR 139

Rating: 4.3

Key Ingredient: Aloe vera and cucumber

If you are looking for a frugal option that caters to all skin types. The Nykaa Naturals Cucumber And Aloe Face Wash fits the bill. The facewash boasts a foaming formula that easily cleans all dirt and grime from the pores. Its non-drying formula features cucumber extracts (carrying folic acid) that fend off external aggressors while ensuring deep hydration of the skin. The MVP of the ingredient mix is aloe vera–possessing antibacterial properties and soothes sunburns, acne and blemishes.

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WOW Skin Science Brightening Vitamin C Face Wash With Brush For Hyperpigmentation

Price: INR 399

Rating: 4.4

Key Ingredient: Vitamin C

If hyperpigmentation of the skin is a concern, you want to tackle— may we suggest getting your hands on the WOW Skin Science Brightening Vitamin C Face Wash. The 100% vegan formulation has been crafted with all-natural ingredients and works for people with all skin types. Featuring in the formulation is vitamin C,  a brightening agent that administers an even skin tone, through and through. The presence of Vitamin B in the blend,  bolsters skin health and is also ideal for ensuring a soft, supple feel to the dermis.

10. Our Fave Clean Option - Biotique Fruit Brightening Face Wash

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Biotique Fruit Brightening Face Wash

If you are scouring the internet for conscious offerings, boy, do we have the perfect surprise for you! The Biotique Fruit Brightening Face Wash boasting an ayurvedic formula is one of the best-selling offerings on Nykaa. The inclusion of aloe vera on the ingredient list ensures deep hydration to the skin. This 100% soap-free formula, featuring tomato extracts, expels excess oil from the face and fights episodes of tanning.

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