best cleansing oil

Sephora customers often prefer the following products when searching for best cleansing oil.

If you're looking for an easy way to clean your face or looking to try the double cleansing trend, try using a cleansing oil. These will gently remove dirt, oil, and makeup from your skin, are easy to use, and can be used in place of or in addition to your regular cleanser.


I love a good double cleanse and have many cleansing oils I enjoy, but this unfortunately is not one of them. ...I love this cleansing oil, I follow it with the gentle cleanser in my double cleanse routine. ...Great for Double Cleanse

What it is: An antioxidant-rich cleansing oil that gently removes long-wear makeup and impurities to leave skin looking and feeling hydrated.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Dryness, Dullness, and Uneven Texture

Formulation: Lightweight Oil

Highlighted Ingredients:
- 8 Plant-Derived Oils and Extracts: Calm, soften, and deliver nourishing, antioxidant-rich oils to the skin.
- Sugarcane-Derived Squalane: Weightlessly locks in essential moisture.
- Sugarcane-Derived Hemisqualane: Gently and effectively cleanses and removes makeup.

Ingredient Callouts: This product is vegan, cruelty-free, and comes in recyclable packaging.


Best cleansing oil, maybe ever...Beautiful cleansing oil. Doesn’t break me out.. in fact, breakouts I already had when I started using this healed faster. ...I love boscia’s makeup breakup cool cleansing oil slightly more, but I love the fact that I get more product from kiehl’s when both cleansing oils are the same price!

Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Normal
✔ Dry

What it is:
A lightweight oil cleanser to remove makeup and impurities.

Solutions for:
- Dryness
- Dullness and uneven texture

If you want to know more…
This lightweight essential oil cleanser emulsifies with water to a cleansing milk, gently yet effectively dissolving even the hardest to remove makeup and impurities without over-drying.


It is packed full of awesome oils such as Sunflower Seed oil, Babassu oil, Silver Ear Mushroom and Apple Seed oil that help to cleanse and nourish your skin, while the essential fatty acids leave your skin feeling clean (not stripped), soft and supple! ...Such a lightweight cleansing oil...Overall I’ve really been loving this cleansing oil and if you’re not typically into cleansing oils-I think you might actually like this one!

What it is: A certified organic dual-phase cleansing milk that gently and thoroughly removes the appearance of dirt, oil, and makeup.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Pores, Dryness, and Dullness

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Silver Ear Mushroom: Natural alternative to hyaluronic acid with better moisture retention.
- Babassu Oil: Rich in fatty acids and antioxidants to help nourish, soften, and smooth skin.
- Sunflower Seed Oil: Contains cleansing properties that help remove excess oil and dirt.

DermalogicaPrecleanse Cleansing Oil

ITEM: 2002079

Size: 5.1 oz/ 150 mL

1.3K Reviews


Amazing first cleanse...This cleansing oil by Dermalogica is the perfect first cleanse step in my routine. ...Precleanse gently removes any oil, dirt and debris off the skin so that your cleanser can work directly on the skin to deep cleanse.

What it is: A thoroughly cleansing oil that melts away waterproof makeup, SPF, debris, and oil without clogging pores or stripping your skin’s natural oils.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Pores, Redness, and Acne and Blemishes

Formulation: Lightweight Oil

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Vitamin E and Rice Bran Extract: Antioxidant-rich ingredients that moisturize, smooth, and soften skin.
- Kukui Nut Oil and Borage Seed Oil: Supply vitamins A and C, as well as skin-barrier-supportive omega-3 fatty acids.
- Apricot Kernel Oil: Soothes irritated skin, nourishes, and moisturizes.


Double Cleanse Secret is key!...This oil cleanser is the Perfect cleansing oil! I apply it, and just rinse off in the shower because I wear lancôme 's 24 hour foundation. ...after using an entire bottle of this cleansing oil as my first cleanse in a double cleanse I don't think I can go back to any other cleansing oil or balm. it does such a great job at removing all my makeup without leaving a residue or stinging

What it is: A lightweight, hydrating facial cleansing oil that thoroughly dissolves waterproof and hard to remove makeup, sunscreen, and impurities.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Dryness, Dullness, and Uneven Texture

Formulation: Oil

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Grapeseed Oil: Improves roughness and dullness.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, formaldehydes, phthalates, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, sulfates SLS & SLES, triclocarban, and triclosan.

What Else You Need to Know: This multi-tasking cleansing oil quickly melts away waterproof makeup while maintaining skin’s moisture. It can be used on wet or dry skin


Hands down my favorite cleansing oil! I’ve used a handful of oils and was so happy when i found this it’s perfect! ...The Best Cleansing Oil...I've tried many cleansing oils, and this is by far the best. It removes ALL your makeup.

What it is:
A cleansing oil to immediately dissolve tenacious face makeup, oil, and impurities.

What it is formulated to do:
This powerful oil dissolves all traces of makeup and impurities. Recommended for all skin types, it easily glides on and rinses off cleanly with water, leaving no residue behind.

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Parabens

What else you need to know:
This product has been ophthalmologist tested.


Nice cleansing oil...Comparing it to other cleansing oils I have used this one is good. It does get off all my makeup and it is good for double cleansing too. ...I love cleansing oils. Double cleansing improved my skin so much, it’s a MUST if you wear SPF and/or makeup, even if you’re oily (oil removes oil!)

What it is: A green tea- and amino acid-infused, hydrating cleansing oil that dissolves makeup, sunscreen, and oil-based impurities—without stripping skin.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Dryness

Formulation: Lightweight Liquid

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Green Tea Water: Provides rich hydration and is packed with antioxidants and amino acids.
- Amino Acid: Moisturizes, ensuring a gentle, non-stripping cleanse.
- Five Botanical Oils: Includes green tea seed oil to dissolve impurities.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, sulf


Isle of Paradise Beautifully Balanced Body Oil Cleanser offers a luxurious, hydrating cleanse. ...I love the oil format of this cleanser especially for summer to help fully cleanse sweat and sunscreen build up.

What it is: A nourishing oil cleanser that transforms into a creamy, hydrating lather; supercharged with ceramides to deeply and effectively cleanse rough, dry skin.

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Panthenol: Hydrating, protecting.

- Cica: Soothing, anti-inflammatory.

- Ceramides: Protecting, barrier supporting, hydrating.

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