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Double Cleansing : A Method Of Deep Cleansing I Korean Skin Care

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Today I am sharing with you a very trending an interesting Korean skincare method in detail. That is very good for flawless clear and naturally glowing skin. We all know that Korean women are famous for their crystal-clear glass-like skin. Cleansing is one of the major parts of the Korean skincare ritual. And the double-cleansing method is one of the vital cleansings processes. If you want to know the goodness and benefits of this Korean Double Cleansing Method then keep on reading.

I know some question may arise in your mind regarding this double cleansing method. In this post, I will try to clear all your doubts about this cleansing process.

What is the Double Cleansing Method?

Ans: Double Cleansing Method is a very popular method of face cleansing in Korean women. They follow it for their cristal clear skin. In this Korean deep cleansing method, there are two steps. The first step is using an oil-based cleanser and in the second step is using any water-based cleanser.

That means you cleanse your face twice in two ways. That’s why this cleansing process is called the Double Cleansing Method.

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Benefits of the Double Cleansing Method:

Even if we are at home, Throughout the day, dirt, bacteria, and pollution are attracted to our face, and if they aren’t washed away properly, we will face various types of skin problems. That’s why we need this deep cleansing process for a cristal clear problem-free skin.

  1. It is a deep cleansing process for the face.
  2. In the first step oil cleanser/oil-infused micellar water/cleansing milk break down makeups, dirt, pollutants, SPF and excess oil (sebum) from your face.
  3. In the second step, you choose any water-based cleanser according to your skin type and skin concerns. This step cleans your pores, removes dead skin cells, bacteria and sweat.
  4. Double cleansing removes dullness and brightens up the face.
  5. This cleansing process is especially very effective for city people because of there, the pollution level is very high and that the cleansing process removes toxins from the skin.
  6. That double cleansing method balances the pH level of the skin.

There are many other benefits of double cleansing besides these. Always You need a clean face to start your skincare. Clean and clear skin allows active ingredients of the skincare products to penetrate better and work more effectively.

How does a double cleansing method step by step?

Step-1: Take 1 or 2 pumps oil cleanser or one coin-sized amount of cleansing balm or taking micellar water on the cotton pad.

Step-2: Cleansing oil or cleansing balm rubbing into the palm for warm and that meltdown the oil cleanser. After that, apply it all over the face and gently massage it on your face for 1 minute in a circular motion. This massage improves your blood circulation on the skin.

Step-3: Take warm water and soak clean washcloth or cotton and wipe off all cleansing oil/balm. In this step first cleansing process of the double cleansing method is completed.

Step-4: In this step, the second cleansing process of the double cleansing method is started. In that step, you choose a water-based cleanser according to your skin concerns like acne, dry patches, blemishes, etc.

Step-5: Wash your face with lukewarm water, then pat dry your face and apply toner/serum according to your choice.

Step-6: Lastly apply moisturizer/day cream/night cream depends on your cleansing time.

Korean Cleansing Process- Double Cleansing Method
Korean Cleansing Process- Double Cleansing Method

Can I Double Cleanse my Face twice a day?

If you want fresh radiant crista clear skin like Korean women then definitely follow this Korean double cleansing method twice a day. that means, in the morning and night. And It is very important to remove the makeup, dirt, and contaminants that are in your skin during the day before you go to bed.

Is the double cleansing method safe for every skin type?

The answer is Yes. The double cleansing method is safe for all types of skin. Only remember that you choose the right product duo for this process.

  • That is wrong thinking that oil-based cleanser makes face more oily for oily skin. Choose lightweight, non-sticky and also hydrating oil-based cleanser which helps you to remove excess oil/sebum from the face. Besides that, it cleanses your pores and keeps your skin hydrated.
  • Double cleansing is a blessing for dry skin and also for mature skin. Oil cleanser makes the skin hydrated and balance the skin’s natural oil and makes it soft, glowy.
  • Sensitive skin people also can do double cleansing without any doubt. Sometimes they thought too many products applying on the face is maybe not good for their skin and they face skin breakouts. But if they use calming, hydrating product duo for double cleansing method, then there is no chance for any irritation or redness or skin breakouts.

Which oil/balm cleanser and water-based cleanser are used for this Korean Cleansing Process (Double Cleansing)?

It depends on your preference, skin types and skin problem or concerns. The oil-based cleanser comes in two forms liquid and solid. A solid oil-based cleanser is called cleansing balm and liquid oil-based cleanser called cleansing oil. Besides that, the water-based cleanser also comes in two forms – foaming and non-foaming.

You always choose the right product duo for a double cleansing method. The wrong product either it might make your skin over-drying because of over-washing your face.

How to do Double Cleansing with Micellar Water:

In the market, there are many types of cleansing oil cleansing balm are available but they a bit pricy. If you don’t want to invest in cleansing oil or balm then you can do your double cleansing method with any oil-infused micellar water. The process of double cleansing with micellar water is the same. 1st removes makeup, dirt with the help of micellar water then wash it with the help of any water-based cleanser as your choice.

DIY Double Cleansing Korean Method:

  1. Sometimes I prefer my own homemade double cleansing method with very affordable any easily available drugstore double cleanse products. Mainly when I am doing heavy makeup. For that 1st I am using coconut oil or olive oil on my face and neck. Then massage it gently for 1 to 2 minutes by fingers.
  2. After that take a wet soft cloth or cotton pad and wipes off all oil.
  3. Next, I am using a water-based hydrating (non-drying) face wash and remove all excess oil, dirt from the face and neck. It makes my face fresh, clean and bright.
DIY double cleansing method
DIY double cleansing method

Here Is Some Drugstore Double Cleanse Products Duo:

  1. Biotique Bio Almond Oil Makeup CleanserBiotique Bio Pineapple Oil Balancing Face Wash
  2. Garnier Skin Naturals, Micellar Oil-Infused Cleansing WaterBiotique Bio-Papaya Exfoliating Face Wash

Let tell me in the comment section below if you ever try double cleansing or if you want to try this K-beauty skincare regime.

I hope you enjoy this topic…

Thanks for reading!!!



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