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Best cleanser for sore sensitive skin

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pussinboots61 Sun 04-Oct-15 22:02:48

My skin is sore and sensitive. Can you recommend a good but not too expensive cleanser.

Knackeredknitter67 Sun 04-Oct-15 22:17:04

Try using olive oil

Happy50 Sun 04-Oct-15 22:39:28

Coconut oil is very gentle

Lenazabaglione Sun 04-Oct-15 22:49:23

Second the coconut oil. Very gentle and about £6 for a huge pot that lasts months.

Pandaremote Mon 05-Oct-15 10:12:18

Try garnier micellar water

Floisme Mon 05-Oct-15 10:19:41

When my skin was really sore and itchy the only thing it would tolerate was almond oil although I would imagine any of the oils suggested would have worked too.

Micellar water made my face itch.

jellyjiggles Mon 05-Oct-15 10:49:56

I use coconut oil and then warm water with a muslin cloth. I've found I need to wash off the oil properly to avoid any breakouts! I then moisturise a lot.

vanillabeauty Mon 05-Oct-15 10:56:50

Neals yard wild rose beauty balm. My skin is very sensitive due to chemotherapy and this works wonders.

WhoKnowsWhereTheTimeG0es Mon 05-Oct-15 11:00:26

Lush Ultrabland, washed off with water on a flannel.

Micellar water brings my skin out in a rash.

Awholelottanosy Mon 05-Oct-15 11:04:28

Boots No7 do a good one, very gentle ( it's the pink one!)

Pandaremote Mon 05-Oct-15 11:18:39

Waitrose pure range is on special offer, they have a polish cleanser balm and cleansing wash. I have bought the latter to try out.

Pandaremote Mon 05-Oct-15 11:19:30

They also have a facial oil you could try as a cleanser.

LakeFlyPie Mon 05-Oct-15 11:34:55

Cetaphil (cleanser and moisturising lotion) have been great for my sensitive rosacea prone skin

mintbiscuit Mon 05-Oct-15 11:37:08

I have sensitive skin and find keeping a simple routine stops the soreness. I use cetaphil cleanser (you can find it in the E45 section in Boots. Costs about £7/8 but lasts a couple of months). Apply it to dry skin and then rinse with water/flannel. I then use a few drops of jojoba oil and apply to damp face. Jojoba oil is closest to thing to natural sebum so provides moisture but doesn't cause breakouts (at least for me). I find even moisturisers for sensitive skin can irritate my skin.

Pandaremote Mon 05-Oct-15 11:41:21

Sadly cetaphil is not kind to my skin. It seems to clog it up.

GingerLDN Mon 05-Oct-15 12:22:37

Micellar water hurts my skin. Clarins melting cleanser is nice.

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