Trending Now: Cleansing Sticks Are the Easiest Way to Better Skin

There’s no question that a facial cleanser is—or should be—a permanent step in your skin care routine. From exfoliators to gentle hydrators, there are a bevy of different formulations for every skin type or complexion concern. But, have you considered swapping in a solid cleanser? They pack the same (or better!) punch in a simple, mess-free stick that’s perfect for traveling or throwing in your gym bag. Here are nine we can’t live without.

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Belif the True Tincture Cleansing Stick ($28)

Natural chamomile flower petals and a blend of apothecary herbs leave your skin smooth and soft in this cleansing stick that doubles as an aromatic experience—it smells like a spa—which you just can’t beat.


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Clinique Take The Day Off Eye Makeup Remover Stick ($18.50)

Removing everything from shimmer to longwear eye makeup, this innovative solid cleanser (a new portable version of the brand’s best-selling Take The Day Off Balm) is a must-have for both the frequent traveler and beauty guru. 


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Tarte Frxxxtion Stick 3-in-1 Exfoliating Cleanser ($22)

This swipe-and-wash cleanser does the work of a super-duty exfoliator with none of the mess. Even better, you can also wear it as a treatment mask if you leave it on your skin for 10 minutes before washing off. 


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Su:m37 Miracle Rose Cleansing Stick ($28)

This twist-up cleanser is formulated with more than 90-percent natural ingredients, including bits of rose petals you can see as you wash for an extra serene experience.


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Joanna Vargas Miracle Bar ($25)

Rich in olive oil, shea butter, bamboo powder and charcoal, this multitasking bar can be used on both your face and body for a deep clean and a clear complexion wherever you use it.


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Skin H2O+ Elements On The Move Cleansing Stick ($28)

Free of parabens and mineral oils, this on-the-go cleanser utilizes pearl extract and coconut oil (to name a few) for a foaming wash sans any more spills.


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Arcona Toner Tea Cleansing Bar ($42)

This enzyme- and vitamin-rich antioxidant cleanser heals and strengthens skin while it washes, tones and minimizes pores, all in one tiny, mess-free bar.


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Bosica Charcoal Deep-Pore Cleansing Stick Treatment ($28)

Activated bamboo charcoal acts as a magnet for dirt and oil in this sleek stick cleanser while glycolic acid works to clarify and turn back the clock on your skin. 


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Erno Laszlo Sea Mud Deep Cleansing Bar ($45)

Dead Sea mud and charcoal go to work in the brand’s iconic and original cleansing bar that removes every impurity for supple skin with each wash.