Whether you have dry, oily, combination, or sensitive skin, our facial cleansers are designed to meet your needs without leaving your skin feeling stripped. If you’re looking to manage clogged pores, excess oil, sensitive skin, or uneven texture, our face washes, gels, creams, and cleansing wipes have you covered. All of our gentle facial cleansers feature three essential ceramides that work together to lock in moisture and help restore your skin's protective barrier. We have oil-free and no-rinse facial cleansers, as well as ones that gently exfoliate, contain calming niacinamide, and maintain skin’s natural moisture via hyaluronic acid. Whatever your concerns, we have all your skincare routine needs.


Find the answers to some frequently asked questions about facial cleansers below.

  • A good facial cleanser is the cornerstone of any effective skincare routine. It washes away impurities, excess oil, and may remove makeup, so they won’t clog pores. However, everyone’s skin is different and has its own needs, making it important to choose the best facial cleanser for your skin type. Once you identify your skin type, you'll be armed with the knowledge to find the right formula to effectively cleanse, nourish, and help protect your skin without disrupting your skin barrier.

  • An ideal facial cleanser for normal-to-oily skin, CeraVe Foaming Facial Cleanser is a gel cleanser that lathers into a foaming face wash to remove dirt and excess oil for an effective cleanse. It features three essential ceramides to help restore your skin’s protective barrier, calming niacinamide, and hydrating hyaluronic acid. To use it, wet your face and massage the foaming facial cleanser onto your skin in gentle, circular motions, then rinse. Your skin will be left feeling clean and refreshed.

  • Balance your normal-to-dry skin’s moisture levels with CeraVe Hydrating Cleanser, which removes oil and impurities without stripping your skin or leaving a tight feeling. This cream facial cleanser features three essential ceramides and uses our MVE Delivery Technology for controlled release of ingredients that help maintain hydration. Apply this cleanser using gentle, circular motions before rinsing and patting dry with a clean towel.

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