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Facial Brushes that are the Best at Cleansing

Facial Brushes that are the Best at Cleansing

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Facial cleansing brushes lend extra depth to any beauty routine. For example, they help with improving the complexion of dry, dull or sensitive skin. There are many types of brushed to choose from to achieve a healthy, clean glow. The best facial cleansing brushes range from electric to manual, sonic to rotating, or silicone to nylon bristles.

These brushes are pretty simple to use. All you have to do is grab your favourite face wash/cleanser, dampen your brush, and move it over your face in small, circular motions. The result? Skin that’s cleaner, softer, and ready for the rest of your product lineup.

Are cleansing facial brushes good for your skin?

Even though they’re known for their ability to deeply clean and gently exfoliate, facial cleansing brushes are unfortunately too harsh for people with acne, rosacea or sensitive skin. But that does not mean they are completely off the table, though. If you have relatively “normal” skin and follow the directions to a T, facial cleansing brushes can be a nice occasional addition to your routine. You can go for a model with all the bells and whistles, like facial massaging and various exfoliating modes. If you want a daily or gentler exfoliator, opt for a chemical exfoliant.

But before giving any brush a try, it’s always a good idea to chat with your dermatologist and do a patch test to ensure it’s safe for your skin type and skin concerns. Any burning, itching, redness, or irritation afterwards (or even the next day) means it might not be wise to try on the rest of your face.

How often should you use a cleansing facial brush?

If you’re new to the world of facial cleansing brushes, it is best to ease them into your routine slowly. So you can start by using one or two times a week max until you get a feel for how your skin reacts. But there is one thing to keep in mind. Regardless of the frequency of use, you should wash your brush every time you use it—no exceptions. A lot of times these types of brushes can harbour bacteria and even exacerbate acne. Hence don’t forget to really rinse it off. And if that sounds like something you’ll absolutely never do…then, maybe these aren’t the go-to tool for you.

Here is the list of the best Facial Cleansing Brushes on the market:

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For All Skin Types

Foreo Luna Mini 2

Magnitone London BareFaced

For Normal & Sensitive Skin Types

BabylissTrue Glow

See Also
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For Oily & Dry Skin Types

Magnitone Xoxo

Honourable Mentions:


Senssé Go! Mini

Philips Visapure

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