4 Reasons to Use a Cleansing Balm & How to use it?

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Why use a cleansing balm? 

If you have ever dipped your toes into the skincare world, surely you've heard of a cleansing balm. But why? Why choose a cleansing balm over all those cleansing products within the market? 

      • Productivity: Have you ever came home after an exhausting long day, and struggle with the thought of having to remove your makeup and cleanse your face? The Banila Co Clean It Zero Cleansing Balm can definitely solve your problem by turning the traditional 2-step routine into 1 simple step. The innovative and unique formula of this cleansing balm allows you to remove heavy makeup and cleanse your face without leaving any residue! Leaving your skin super refreshed & hydrated. 
      • Gentle hydration: If you don't like to use pads with makeup removers and the oiliness of cleansing oils, Cleansing balm is your "go to" product. You would definitely fall in love with its creamy formula that provides immediate moisture for your skin without the harsh rubbing motion. 
      • Deep cleanse for the pores: Sure a lot of you guys have been haunted by skin clogs, blackheads and whiteheads. Cleansing balms offers you a new way to deep cleanse your pores by simply massaging your skin with it. Overtime, your skin will become super smooth and comfortable. 
      • Personalised cleansing experience: Banila Co Clean It Zero offers a variety of cleansing balm, each fitted to a different skin type. Sure you would find the one that fits to your need either for dry skin, oily skin, combination skin, sensitive skin or acne prone skin. Find YOUR cleansing balm here today.

Types of Cleansing Balms

If you're familiar with K-beauty, you're sure to have heard of the OG cult favourite producers of the Clean It Zero Cleansing Balm. But did you know, Banila Co has not only improved its formula, they've also come out with versions for specific uses? Keep reading to  

1. Clean It Zero Original

banila Co clean it zero cleansing balm original

The cleansing balm that started it all! Suitable for all skin types you really can't go wrong with this one. Dissolve even the most stubborn makeup, and get that perfect cleanse with the OG cult favourite.

For: All Skin types

2. Clean It Zero Brightening (NEW)

Banila Co Clean It Zero Cleansing Balm Brghtening

The newest cleansing balm formula, Clean It Zero Brightening contains vitamin capsules with mandarin peel oil for luminous skin. Vitamin capsules contain vitamins A and E gently absorb into the skin to reveal glowing complexion.

For: Dull Skin

3. Clean It Zero Purifying

Banila Co Clean It Zero Cleansing Balm Purifying

Has your skin ever felt uncomfortably tight after cleansing? Does deep foam cleansing make your signs of irritation worse? Sounds like you've got sensitive skin! Made especially for you, the Clean It Zero Purifying is formulated with skin stress-relieving herbs.

For: Sensitive Skin

4. Clean It Zero Clarifying

Packed with all the necessary chemical exfoliants, this cleanser packs a punch to get rid of those dead skin cells. But, that doesn't mean that it's too harsh! You can target blemishes, excess sebum and enlarged pores, all without stripping your skin of vital natural oils. 

For: Oily, Acne Prone Skin

5. Clean It Zero Nourishing

banila co clean it zero nourishing cleansing balm

On the opposite end of the spectrum, Clean It Zero Nourishing is for dry, flaky skin. Formulated with added Ginseng extract and royal jelly extract to infuse deep moisture to parched skin, this a great cleansing balm for the drier, winter months!

For: Dry skin

6. Special Trial Kit (7ml x 4)

Banila co Clean it Zero Cleansing Balm Special Trial kit

Not sure which ones right for you? No worries, give each one a try with the Special Trial Kit. This trial kit includes mini versions of the Original, Revitalising, Purifying, and Nourishing, so you can trial and find out which one is your holy grail cleanser.

How to use a Cleansing Balm? 

Step 1: Use a spatula to scoop out an appropriate amount on your dry and clean hands. (Not sure how much cleansing balm your should use? Watch the video below!)

Step 2: Melt the balm with the warmth of your hands. 

Step 3: Gently massage in circular motions onto dry skin using your fingertips for 1-2 minutes.

Step 4: Emulsify the balm by splashing small amount of water onto your face. Once the cleansing balm turns from transparent to milky,  rinse it off with lukewarm water and pat dry before applying skincare products. 

Still not sure how to use it? Watch this video tutorial!

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