May 29, 2017

A Step-By-Step Guide on How to Do Double Cleansing Right

You may have heard of double cleansing, but exactly what is it? We answer the why’s and how’s here — including Go Hyun-Jung’s pore-degunking secret.

About the product

What Is It:


By gently removing sunscreen and base makeup without irritation, COSRX Low pH First Cleansing Milk Gel is a first step cleanser for all skin types. Having a low pH level of 5.5, which is close to the pH level of skin itself, this milky gel-type cleanser effectively works to cleanse and hydrate your skin. Witch Hazel and Allantoin soothe and moisturize skin, maintaining the hydration even after cleansing. Its lightweight, white cream texture transforms into a transparent gel, without ever leaving a sticky finish.


Our insight:


Why a low pH cleanser? It may be the key to all your skin woes. Read more about why a low pH cleanser is a vital step in your skincare routine here.
And for a step-by-step guide on how to pH test your cleansers, click here.


How to use:


Squeeze a moderate amount of the cleanser into your palms and apply onto dry face. Massage and roll the cleanser to remove light makeup, sunscreen, and debris, and wash off with lukewarm water. If you feel necessary, follow with a second step cleansing foam.


Ingredients:


Water, Cyclopentasiloxane, Dimethicone, Dipropylene Glycol, Olive Oil PEG-7 Esters, PEG-60 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, 1,2-Hexanediol, PEG-7 Glyceryl Cocoate, Arginine, Carbomer, Caprylyl Glycol, Citrus Aurantium Bergamia (Bergamot) Fruit Oil, Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Allantoin, Hydroxyethylcellulose, Butylene Glycol, Cyclomethicone, Disodium EDTA, Carica Papaya (Papaya) Fruit Extract, Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch Hazel) Extract


Brand info:


A true breakout star in the highly competitive world of K-beauty, COSRX’s popularity spread by word-of-mouth through the blogosphere rather than marketing. Founded with the simple mission of good, effective skincare ingredients, as little of the bad stuff as possible, open communication with their customers, minimal marketing, and affordability, COSRX believes in spending their money on ingredients and effectiveness rather than packaging and promotions. To that end, they focus on their ground game, listening to customer feedback to refine and formulate their products and provide better service. From their cult favorite One Step Pimple Clear Pads to their Low pH Good Morning Gel Cleanser, COSRX epitomizes the future of K-beauty.


Reviews & Comments 1

annapark

I love using this on days when I don't wear makeup but still need to do some deep cleansing of my oily T-zone. It's milky and super mild, so I don't know if it'd remove my waterproof makeup (but I use a bi-phase makeup remover for that anyway #teamtriplecleanse). But I do like feeling like I'm cutting through the oil without doing a whole oil cleanse on makeup- and sunscreen-free days.