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The Ultimate Guide to Double Cleansing for All Skin Types

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Written by Keren Dinkin


If you love all things K–beauty, chances are you’ve heard of the double cleansing method. It makes up the first two steps of the 10-step skincare routine that K–beauty is known for and was the secret of Asian's glowing skin.

Why double-cleanse, you may ask? What’s wrong with washing your face just once?

This article breaks down all you need to know about this method, including the steps you need to take, what products to use, and why it’s the perfect cleansing technique for your nighttime routine. Let’s dive in.


What Is Double Cleansing?

Double cleansing involves washing your face with two cleansers: an oil-based and then a water-based one. This technique originated in Japan and South Korea but has become popular worldwide.

This cleansing method is preferred to be done in the evening: when you double cleanse as the first step of your nighttime routine, you are sure to get every last bit of dirt and makeup out of your skin before going to bed.



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Benefits of Double Cleansing

Why do we need double cleansing? Using two cleansers ensures that all of your skin’s needs are covered.

The oil-based cleanser first removes oil-based impurities, such as sebum, pollution, makeup, sunscreen, and residue of other skincare products. The water-based cleanser then removes dirt and sweat.

This cleansing method cleanses your face thoroughly as it nourishes and revitalizes your skin. It also enables better absorption of the other skincare products you will use in your routine.

This method works wonders for dry, oily, combination, or acne-prone skin types as it removes dirt and bacteria and only leaves what you need for nourishment. Just make sure to use oil-based and water-based cleansers with gentle formulas, so they don’t strip your skin of its natural oils.


How to Double Cleanse With ORGAID Organic Skincare

To reap the benefits of double cleansing, you must use the best available products. Here are the steps and ORGAID organic skincare products you should use for your double cleansing routine:


Step 1.ORGAID Cleansing Oil

This Cleansing Oil is perfect for an ultra-deep cleanse. It will melt away heavy makeup, sunscreen, and other oil-based impurities. It will also balance and protect your skin’s natural barrier. It is made with organic ingredients like sunflower oil, safflower oil, and jojoba oil.

To use the Cleansing Oil, take one pump in your hands and gently massage it into your face for one minute. If you want to get rid of blackheads and whiteheads, you can massage the cleanser for a bit longer. Then rinse with lukewarm water and enjoy the clean, fresh, and non-greasy feeling.



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Ultra Deep Cleanse    ★★★★★ 4.5

 Remove makeup/sunscreen the natural way, 85% organic






Step 2.ORGAID Gentle Cleanser

Next, use our Gentle Cleanser with soothing, natural, and organic ingredients, like aloe vera, pomegranate extract, orange peel extract, lavender, and chamomile. It is pH-balanced and very gentle. It removes all remaining dirt and preps your skin for more skincare steps.



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Soothing Aloe Vera    ★★★★★ 4.8

Wash away any dirt and sweat,  72% organic






What to Do After Double Cleansing?

You must follow double cleansing with a moisturizer to immediately rehydrate your skin. ORGAID Youth Serum contains beneficial ingredients like vitamin C and hyaluronic acid for ultimate hydration and rejuvenation.

Finally, apply ORGAID Organic Face Oil made with amaranth seed squalene oil, rosehip seed extract, rosemary extract, and jojoba oil. It will restore and soften your skin overnight and help you wake up with a baby-soft complexion!


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