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cleansers for winter

Sephora customers often prefer the following products when searching for cleansers for winter.

In the winter, it's easy to get caught up in the cold and snow. But there's no reason you can't keep your skin looking its best. A cleanser can help you achieve better skin health all year long.


Great Cleanser!...I have oily skin during spring/summer and combo during FL fall/winter....Best cleanser...I have tried numerous cleansers including cream cleansers, oils, etc and none can compare.

What it is: A facial cleanser that leaves skin looking youthfully alive.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Fine Lines and Wrinkles, Loss of Firmness, and Elasticity

Formulation: Gel

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Anogeissus: Helps visibly reduce lines and wrinkles.

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

What Else You Need to Know: This gentle foaming cleanser is formulated with anogeissus, jasmine flowers, and oat protein to remove dirt, impurities, and dead cells. It leaves skin looking radiant, smooth, and youthfully alive.


This cleanser is so good! Lots of cleansers say they have acids in them to help chemically exfoliate but you can actually feel the layers this takes off your face every night! ...I was looking for a replacement cleanser since Bobbi Brown discontinued her Extra Repair cleanser which for me was the only cleanser which took away dullness without drying or irritating my mild Rosacea.

What it is: A two-in-one exfoliating cleanser that helps retexturize aging skin to achieve a fresh, smooth surface.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Fine Lines and Wrinkles, Redness, and Dullness and Uneven Texture

Formulation: Liquid

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Lactic Acid: Hydrates and exfoliates skin.
- Vitamin E: Helps nourish and protect skin from damage caused by free radicals.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, triclosan, and triclocarban, and contains less than one percent of synthetic fragrances.

ShiseidoDeep Cleansing Foam

ITEM: 2100063

Size: 4.4 oz/ 125 mL

41 Reviews


This smells nice (like Pond's cold cream) and has a similar consistency, but I think that's the issue for me: I'm breaking out like crazy. skin is combination in winter and more oily in summer. this cleaner is too dry even for me.

Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Oily

What it is:
A freshening foaming cleanser with purifying granules that effectively lift away oil, dirt, sebum, pollutants, and makeup from skin and pores for a clear, smooth finish.

Solutions for:
- Oiliness
- Acne and blemishes
- Pores

If you want to know more…
This foaming cleanser effectively removes sebum and pollutants to tone the pores, leaving skin fresh and smooth. Formulated for oily to blemish-prone skin and featuring internal power resist technology, this cleanser helps remove impurities while softening and visibly strengthening the skin. This cleanser is to be used daily, in the morning and evening as the first step in your skincare regimen.

ShiseidoExtra Rich Cleansing Milk

ITEM: 2100089

Size: 4.2 oz/ 125 mL

21 Reviews


I have sensitive skin so most facial cleansers break me out. I love this cleanser!!! Not issues with my skin and it stays moist....This keeps the moisture which I love since winter is basically here and I'm tend to have dry, flaky skin during the cold months even though I'm combination oily acne prone skin. love love love.

Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Dry

What it is:
A gentle foaming milk cleanser that effectively removes impurities, pollutants, and makeup for soft, plumped-looking, and hydrated skin.

Solutions for:
- Dryness

If you want to know more…
A gentle foaming milk cleanser formulated for dry skin featuring internal power resist technology, this cleanser helps remove impurities while softening and strengthening the skin. Moisturizing ingredients remain on the skin for a refined, dewy, and plumped feel. Inspired by the bathing ritual of the Japanese, this Extra Rich Cleansing Milk contains pure Kirishima mineral spring water from Japan to support natural minerals for healthy-looking skin.

DermalogicaIntensive Moisture Cleanser

Size: 5.1 oz/ 150 mL·ITEM: 2250124

11 Reviews


This is perfect for my dry, sensitive, acne-prone skin, but it is expensive for a cleanser. More affordable cleansers from First Aid Beauty and La Roche-Posay also work well for me....Good Cleanser...I suffer from dry skin in the winter months. For starter's it cleanses very well.

What it is: A light, creamy cleanser enhanced with BioReplenish Complex™ to remove impurities while actively moisturizing dry, depleted skin.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Dryness, Dullness and Uneven Texture, and Loss of Firmness and Elasticity

Formulation: Cream

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Lipid-enriched Directly Esterified Fatty Isethionate (DEFI) Surfactant System: Cleanses skin while helping to minimize damage of vital proteins and lipids that defend against dryness.
- BioReplenish Complex™ with Phytoactives from Coconut and Murumuru Seed Butter: Help protect barrier lipids and preserve the skin’s natural resilience.


My first impression was that it did not have that typical salicylic acid smell like most cleansers with that do, in fact this cleanser is borderline scent less (if not fragrance-free). ...Wasn’t good for me in the winter time either. I’m glad I have finally used the last of this product and I will not be rebuying.

What it is: A non-drying, pore-refining cleanser that removes makeup, residue, and dead skin while helping to banish sebum and decongest pores.

Skincare Concerns: Pores, Acne and Blemishes, and Oiliness

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Salicylic Acid: Exfoliates and removes dead skin cells, keeps pores clean, and helps prevent clogging.
- Tea Tree Oil: Helps purify the skin and supports clarity for a smooth, clear-looking complexion.
- White Willow Bark Extract: A natural beta hydroxy acid that gently and effectively exfoliates to unclog and purify pores while soothing the skin.


Nice cleanser...This is a gentle cleanser and compact. I would buy it again....Strips my dry winter skin. I don’t like the smell or feel all that much.

What it is: A gentle cleanser to remove makeup, excess oil, pollution, and grime that rinses away without residue, leaving skin clean and soft.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Redness

Formulation: Lightweight Gel

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Mild Surfactant Blend: A stack of mild cleansing agents, including coconut-based surfactants rich in fatty acids that work together to create a gentle lather that effectively dissolves even stubborn makeup, sunscreen, and oils while supporting a healthy-looking skin barrier.
- Glycerin: A skin-identical humectant that replenishes hydration levels normally lost during the cleansing process.


I love this cleanser. I have really sensitive and acne prone skin and I am always scared to try new cleansers, but this one is so nice on my skin. ...I have dry/sensitive skin in the winter and this gives me a clean feel without over drying my skin.

What it is: A creamy, rinse-off foaming cleanser for normal-to-dry skin that’s soap and SLS free and leaves skin looking soft, hydrated, and radiant.

Skin Type: Normal and Dry

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Saponaria Balm Extracts: Natural properties allow the formula to be soap and SLS free.
- Gentle Complex (Golden Gentian and Lemon Balm Extracts): Soothes and softens the feel of skin.
- Aloe Vera: Hydrates.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, phthalates, mineral oil, and sulfates SLS & SLES.

What Else You Need to Know: All of the ingredients in the Gentle Foaming Cleanser are sustainably farmed from Le Domaine Clarins—Clarins’s open-air laboratory in the French Alps.


This is my new holy grail cleanser!...Hands down one of the best cleansers I have tried! Face Gym gifted me this cleanser.

What it is: A gentle face cleanser to PREP the skin: papaya enzymes to brighten, red clover extract to regulate oil production and tighten pores, and electrolytes to support the lipid barrier

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Pores, Dullness, and Uneven Texture

Formulation: Gel-Foam

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Papaya Enzymes and Hydroclay™: Intensively cleanse, gently exfoliate, and visibly refine skin’s texture.
- Red Clover Extract: Visibly minimizes sebum and shrinks pores.
- Magnesium and Calcium Electrolytes: Soothe, hydrate, and replenish skin with a non-stripping 5.5 pH level.

Ingredient Callouts: This product is vegan, gluten-free, and cruelty-free.


I was looking for a simple and inexpensive, hydrating cleanser for the winter, and this was perfect. It doesn't leave my skin feeling dry, and I personally feel like it cleanses better than The Inkey List's Hyaluronic Acid Cleanser. ...Finally a gentle cleanser that smells amazing!...This jelly cleanser was a chance buy and boy was it worth it!

What it is: A gentle, baby-pink gel cleanser with cherry blossom extract to remove impurities and residual makeup from the skin’s surface—without leaving skin feeling stripped.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Dryness and Dullness

Formulation: Lightweight Gel

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Cherry Blossom Extracts and Betaine: Visibly boost radiance and leave skin with a hydrated look and feel.
- Micellar Cleansing Complex: Thoroughly cleanses skin and helps remove residual makeup.
- Quillaja saponaria Bark (Soapbark) Extract: A plant extract that produces bubbles (naturally suds up).

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