I am an avid user of cleansing balm or balm cleansers. You all know that. I have a whole repository dedicated to the ones I’ve tried, because I’ve tried and used so many over the years. Some I love, some I don’t.
You may notice I haven’t been talking about them lately. There’s a good reason. I’m trying to be good about using up my skincare, and all that takes a while. So, when I love a product, I don’t want it to go bad, so I spend more time on it.
But when I was using up my latest ones (Innisfree Cleansing Balm and Elemis Pro-Collagen cleansing balm) I realised that I’d strayed a little further than I thought from my favourite TYPE of cleansing balm.
Newer formulations of cleansing balms tend to emulsify with water, which makes them easier to rinse off. This makes cleansing balm more acceptable to many people, because it is easy to use, and familiar if you’re coming from the world of cleansing oils.
But truth be told, as convenient as it is, it isn’t the TYPE of cleansing balm I favour. So, when I broke open by Pixi Nourishing Cleansing Balm that I’d been saving for a while, and found myself reaching once again for my face flannel, I knew I’d love this one!Continue Reading