Why Cleansing, Explained?

Why is cleansing so important?

Washing your face is the most basic and essential step of any routine, says the Smiley van Zyl, founder of Dermasure and Zone Skincare. “Our skin comes in contact with environmental pollutants, dirt and other factors each day that should be gently removed.” 

Wash twice a day, morning and night, to avoid clogged pores, dullness and acne.

Find Your Facial Cleanser

The right formula cleanses your skin without stripping essential, healthy oils. Take it easy with exfoliating scrubs (use once a week) and avoid those with crushed walnut shells or abrasive ingredients. 

For everyday cleansing, here’s what to look for: 

What Does Non-Comedogenic Mean Exactly?

This term frequently appears on product labels and is used by skin-care experts but not always defined in simple, clear language.

Here’s a quick explanation: If a product claims to be non-comedogenic it means that it shouldn’t clog pores or trigger acne.