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 want 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. Here are some of our favorites.


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.


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


A lovely oil cleanse!...I love this cleansing oil! It has a nice thin texture and smells so uplifting. ...Deeps cleanse without being harsh!...If you haven't tried a cleansing oil before, you should really try one because they do an amazing job of cleansing without stripping your skin of its oils or drying it out.

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.


The best cleansing oil...This is the ultimate cleansing oil. Even after I've washed my face, the cleansing oil manages to clean even more makeup and dirt off of my face. ...Better than cleansing balms...I use this oil with the other cleansing oil by Sahajan to double cleanse.

What it is: A gentle cleanser with moringa and rose oils that melts through even the most stubborn makeup, SPF, and daily grime, leaving your skin visibly glowing.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Dryness, Redness, and Dullness

Formulation: Oil

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Moringa Oil: Proven anti-pollution cleansing benefits and rich in antioxidants to visibly brighten.
- Squalane Oil: Balances the skin's natural oils while visibly brightening and protecting.
- Rose Oil: Revered in Ayurveda for its calming and moisturizing capabilities.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palm


love this oil cleanser...I usually have to double cleanse to really clean my skin, but with this cleansing oil i don’t have to. ...Best oil cleanser...This oil cleanser is amazing! Double cleansing has been a must have step in my routine and this product takes the lead now for my oil cleanse!

What it is: A luxurious oil-based cleanser cuts through, breaks down, and grips makeup, SPF, pollutants, and impurities to leave skin clean, bright, and refreshed without the need for a double cleanse.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Dark Spots, Dullness, and Uneven Texture

Formulation: Cream

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Two Forms of Vitamin C: Visibly brightens and fights free radicals.
- Lactic Acid: Helps product absorption.
- Colloidal Oatmeal: Visibly softens and soothes.

Ingredient Callouts: It is vegan and cruelty-free.

What Else You Need to Know: Packed with two forms of potent vitamin C, this multi-action, antioxidant-powered clean

amikaReset Cleansing Oil

ITEM: 2674224

Size: 6.7 oz / 200 mL

72 Reviews


Great pre-cleanse...I really like this scalp cleansing oil! It’s a really nice detoxifying pre-wash product. ...I loved using the pink charcoal, scalp cleansing oil by Amika! I appreciate that the product provides a deep moisturizing cleanse and doesn't leave your scalp feeling stripped.

What it is: A charcoal-infused, oil-to-foam pre-wash that breaks down product buildup and oil while refreshing the scalp.

Hair Type: Straight, Wavy, Curly, and Coily

Hair Texture: Fine, Medium, and Thick

Hair Concerns:
- Oily Scalp
- Flaky and Dry Scalp
- Damage, Split Ends, and Breakage

Key Benefits:
- Removes product buildup, odor, and sweat
- Refreshes scalp
- Deeply cleans

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Pink Clay and Charcoal: Absorbs dirt, odors, and oil.
- Indian Cress Stem Extract: Enriches hair with antioxidants for a healthier scalp.
- Sea Buckthorn: Superfruit loaded with vitamin C, vitamin A, and fatty acid omega-7.

Ingredient Callouts: This product


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

Clé de Peau BeautéCleansing Oil

ITEM: 2606648

Size: 6.7 oz / 200 mL

194 Reviews


I really love cleansing oils as I find they really do remove makeup very well! ...A perfect first cleanse...Lovely cleansing oil - certainly a luxe option. Feels very nourishing and emollient, suited for all skin types but especially dry.

What it is: A high-performance, lightweight, dewy-feeling cleansing oil that thoroughly dissolves the look of impurities and makeup—even tenacious waterproof formulas.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Dryness

Formulation: Oil

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Marula Oil: Powerfully moisturizes dry, cracked skin.
- Meadowfoam Oil: Softens skin and forms a protective coat that prevents dryness.
- Argan Oil: Hydrates and visibly clarifies skin prone to dryness.​

What Else You Need to Know: This cleansing oil easily dissolves foundation and has a lighter, silkier, less-oily texture than most cleansing oils. Comfortable to apply, it reveals soft, smooth skin aft

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