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What makes a cleanser mild?

Mild cleansers aren't just for people with sensitive skin. If you have dry, oily, aging or acne-prone skin, you could also benefit from a mild cleanser. But what makes a skin cleanser mild?


The Best Face Cleansers for Your Skin Type

The Best Face Cleansers for Your Skin Type

The best face cleansers are the ones that benefit your skin, whether it's sensitive, oily or dry. Learn how to choose the best face cleanser for your skin See more »

5 Ingredients to Avoid in Your Face Wash

5 Ingredients to Avoid in Your Face Wash

With hundreds of face wash options, how do you choose the right one? Skip these face wash ingredients to keep a clear complexion. See more »

Quick Tips: Caffeine in Skin-Care Products

Quick Tips: Caffeine in Skin-Care Products

Caffeine can perk up your skin as much as it can perk up your mind. Learn how caffeine can help your skin. See more »

Salicylic Acid: Should It Be in Your Face Wash?

Salicylic Acid: Should It Be in Your Face Wash?

Salicylic acid is found in face washes, wipes and lotions. But is it right for your skin type? See if your face wash should contain salicylic acid. See more »

Are chocolate face masks bad for your skin?

Are chocolate face masks bad for your skin?

Chocolate contains anti-aging antioxidants, but are chocolate face masks good for your skin? Learn about chocolate face masks and how to make one! See more »

Is it bad to use makeup remover wipes to clean your face?

Is it bad to use makeup remover wipes to clean your face?

Makeup remover wipes can help wash your face in a pinch, but should you use them everyday? Learn the do's and donts of using makeup remover wipes See more »

Should you use a face cleansing brush?

Should you use a face cleansing brush?

Face cleansing brushes, like Clarisonics, are more popular than ever. But are they worth buying? See if a face cleansing brush will help your skin. See more »

Quick Tips: Are certain face washes better at fighting blackheads?

Quick Tips: Are certain face washes better at fighting blackheads?

Getting rid of blackheads can be difficult, but we've hunted down face washes that help you get rid of blackheads and get glowing skin See more »

Quick Tips: Is it important that your face wash be antibacterial?

Quick Tips: Is it important that your face wash be antibacterial?

Antibacterial face wash (and other products) are more popular than ever, but is antibacterial face wash a good idea? See if it helps or hurts acne. See more »

Quick Tips: Soy: should it be in your face wash?

Quick Tips: Soy: should it be in your face wash?

Soy can be found in a variety of skin care products, but does it help your skin? We examine soy face washes to determine if soy and your skin mix. See more »