7 New Cleansers That Are Anything But Basic

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Allies of Skin Molecular Silk Amino Hydrating Cleanser ($38)

Your newest winter ally, this oil-packed cleanser keeps skin supple during cold months by nourishing the skin barrier, not stripping it.


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Holifrog Shasta AHA Refining Acid Wash ($38)

This satisfying blend of nourishing oils and brightening acids delivers on its claims—brighter, softer skin—without all the unnecessary fluff (i.e. irritating fragrance and filler ingredients).


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Emma Hardie Moringa Light Cleansing Gel ($46)

If your skin doesn't usually tolerate rich oil cleansers, reach for this lighter option. It's equally as relaxing and powerful in the makeup-removing arena, but without all of the potentially pore-clogging ingredients.


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Sisley Radiance Foaming Cream ($120)

This velvety foam transforms into a buttery, rich cream for the very sensorial experience you'd hope for from the price tag. After each wash, skin is soft and plump, not tight or stripped, and ready for the rest of your skin-care routine.


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FEMMUE Brilliant Cleansing Gel ($55)

Rich in protective antioxidants and soothing extracts—plus exfoliating amino acids to gently brighten—this made-for-sensitive-skin cleanser won't exacerbate existing skin issues, but quiets them.


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Embryolisse Lait-Crème Moussant ($20)

This sweetly scented gel-to-milk cleanser babies sensitive skin types and balances finnicky ones for a one-size-fits all sink-side solution.


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Eve Lom Cleansing Oil Capsules ($75)

Each tiny capsule houses enough of the cult-classic oil to remove the day's worth of makeup, grime and, thanks to its botanical scent, daily stress too.