Back in the (beauty) dark ages, all you needed to wash your face was a little soap and water. Oh, how times have changed.
Between cleansing oils and balms and scrubs and cloths, there are about a million different ways to get your face clean. One of the newest contenders? Cleansing waters-clear solutions that claim to get rid of makeup, cleanse and tone all in one step, while leaving your face free of irritation and residue.
"Cleansing waters are detergent-free solutions that can be used without the need for a sink or running water, so they're great for patients who are on the go," says New York City dermatologist Francesca Fusco, M.D. "And because they're non-foaming, they're not as irritating as sudsy cleansers."
Foaming cleansers rely on traditional detergent (or surfactant) ingredients to get the cleansing job done. "They're identifiable on ingredient lists as chemicals like lauryl sulphate," says Dr. Fusco. Cleansing waters, onRead More »from Newest Trend in Skincare: Cleansing Waters