One of the best ways to compliment your makeup application is to have great skin. I like to do this by having the right tools to help me wash my face and maintain clear skin. Contrary to the traditional way of washing our faces using our hands and a bar of soap, technology has introduced us to microdermabrasion, LED therapy and brushes that connect to an app to provide the perfect face wash for each individual.
The advent of better skincare has truly revolutionized our world. The following is a list of my favourite cleansing face tools for keeping your skin clean and looking its best.
For Sensitive Skin: If you are looking for a facial brush for sensitive skin, I recommend the Belglow Puma Skinsense Sonic Cleansing brush. As this silicone brush pulses gently but powerfully, it helps remove makeup, dirt and impurities, allowing you to control the cleansing intensity as well as your skincare routine.
Best for Travel: The Foreo Luna Mini 2 Facial Spa Massager and Cleaner is an all-in-one, compact tool that is easy enough to carry in your bag for those overnight stays, plus it is suitable for all skin types. It delivers personalised, two-minute skin rituals with adjustable massage modes, just like that spa experience (in the comfort of your own home, of course). Its high-tech touch will penetrate deep into your skin, washing away dirt, oil and dead skin cells for all skin tones and sensitivities.
Best for Ease of Use: If you are looking for an all-in-one device, look no further than the Clarasonic Mia Smart Cleansing Brush. In my opinion, this will effectively cleanse your skin up to six times better than other techniques. It will also give your skin a natural glow and minimize the look of your pores. The multipurpose, professional cleansing brush is complete with the Clarisonic mobile app, which will give you expert-recommended and personalized skincare suggestions.
Best for Mature Skin: An affordable, effective, and suitable face wash brush, The Olay Regenerist Cleansing Brush enhances the effectiveness of your favourite products. Compared to other facial brushes, this will provide a deeper, more thorough clean. The brush has two modes: daily thorough cleaning and mild exfoliation. Moreover, it works well with your favourite anti-ageing treatments when used in conjunction with them.
For those hard-to-reach places: The Sonic face brush by Laxcare comes with seven speeds, allowing it to be suitable for all skin types and also help remove blackheads from oily, acne-prone skin. It will also remove dirt and oil from the pores. With its unique design, it can help reach all those hard-to-reach places such as the sides of your nose and around your eyes.
Best customizable facial cleansing brush: The Vanity Planet Glowspin 2.0 facial cleansing brush is designed to remove dirt and buildup from your skin, plus it comes with two adjustable speeds to further help remove even the most stubborn cosmetic products. If that doesn't win you over, the cleansing brush is water-resistant and comes in a ventilated travel case (ventilation has been scientifically proven to be more hygienic) that you can carry with you wherever you go.
For acne-prone skin: If you have acne-prone skin, the Proactiv charcoal pore cleansing brush might just be for you. It is made to help reveal smoother and healthier-looking skin by cleansing and gently exfoliating it while lifting away dead skin cells to brighten your skin. Plus it helps prepare the skin for treatment solutions to help make your acne clearing routine even more effective. The charcoal brush head rotates 360 degrees and at different speeds to suit your skin’s needs.
Cost-effective, non-electrical, non-led: I think we can all agree that not every skincare brush has to be electrically powered to be effective. You can still get professional with this Tweezerman complexion cleansing brush. It is designed with synthetic bristles and is suitable for sensitive skin. It helps to effectively clean and gently exfoliate your skin, which lifts away dirt. It's also designed with an ergonomic brush making it easy to hold. Lastly, it comes with a ventilated case to keep bristles safe wherever you go.
Maybe some of these surprised you and maybe they didn’t. Regardless, you’ve now got all the information you need to help give your skin — whatever type it is — the deep clean you’ve been craving. It’s all about the right tools!