Choose a cleanser that is specially designed for your skin type. If you require any assistance on choosing the right cleanser for you, you are welcome to contact us. We have many different types of cleansers at our Chikii store and are all suitable for all skin types, with certified organic ingredients; some also can be used as a mask treatment.
Look at our products for problem skin, we have a category at our store for problem skin – Anumi purify blemish Blemish treatment,Savi organics,Annmarie Gianni and the La mav acne prevention range. Also our range of certified organic gentle exfoliators.
Besides eliminating the dirt and other harmful residues from our skin, cleansers aim to protect and at the same time improve the condition of the skin, your cleanser should not rob your skins moisture. Bar soaps are not good for your skin as they are made with harsh detergents and will strip moisture from your skin. Your skin renews each day as cells push upwards until they reach the outer layer of skin.
These dead cells can sit on the skin clogging pores and causing a dull complexion. Exfoliating helps physically remove these dead skin cells to reveal more radiant, fresher skin.
They should never be used to remove makeup and used no more than a few times a week. Use them gently on your skin to prevent unwanted irritation. Never scrub hard or for long. Best used in the morning after cleansing with a surface cleanser.
If you have dry skin, you should avoid using foaming cleansers and stick to ones that are more moisturising. Try a creamy or heavier lotion cleanser, the plant oils in the cream-based cleanser will moisturize your skin while cleansing it.
Mature skin types should use a creamy cleanser to help add essential moisture and quench parched, or papery dry skin. Exfoliating 2-4 times a week is essential to help shed dulling dead skin cells for a more youthful, glowing complexion.
For oily or acne-prone skin types, foaming cleansers and yes oil cleansers are your best bet. A few good plant ingredients for healing to look for include Tea tree and Manuka honey. For acne-prone skin, be gentle with exfoliation. For oily skin, exfoliation is important, for a deeper cleanse. To read about facial oil go to – Fall in love with facial oils organic oils.
Cleansing oils remove make-up and sunscreen, and allows your skin to be cleaned but also leaves slight traces of oil to moisturise and nourish. Often people are scared to try cleansing oils, because they are afraid they might break out. While some people do break out with cleansing oils, other people find that cleansing oils help improve their complexion. It all depends on your skin type. Creamy cleansers can also be effective for removing makeup.
Normal and combination skin types have more options, but most typically will need a lotion cleanser. However feel free to try foaming,oil or creamy cleansers. Also exfoliate 1-3 times a week.
Those with sensitive skin need to read product descriptions to learn which cleansers are specific for your needs. Lotions or creamy cleansers are usually your best bet. Use a delicate exfoliator. If exfoliating irritates your skin, stop using it immediately.
How often should I wash my face?-In general it’s recommended that you wash your face 1-2 times a day, typically in the evening, and if needed in the morning. And exfoliate 1-4 times a week depending on your skin type.
Do I need a specific cleanser to remove eye makeup? -It depends on the type of cleanser you use. Creamy cleansers not only remove dirt, oil and face makeup; they also typically remove mascara and other eye makeup. Lotions and milk cleansers can also sometimes remove eye makeup. Jojoba oil and the Mokosh makeup remover is brilliant to use to remove eye makeup.
Whereas lighter formulas such as foams will remove dirt and face makeup but don’t have enough oil to effectively remove ‘stubborn’ makeup around the eye area. Check the product’s description for warnings against using it around the eye area. Effectively removing eye makeup is to use a pure and gentle base oil such as Jojoba oil.
How do I remove the cleanser from my face? -We recommend using warm water to remove your cleanser. Sometimes people recommend using a tissue to remove your cleanser, but this will only smear dirt and debris around your skin instead of properly removing it.
Mokosh has a face Cleansing Powder which are natural organic cleansers based on the ancient Ayurvedic method of skin care. A combination of clay and certified organic plant-derived powders, the powder combines cleansing with gentle exfoliation, and is suitable for all skin types.