Top 10 Best Cleansers for Dry Skin in Malaysia 2022

Having a dry skin type can be uncomfortable and difficult to deal with at times. The skin constantly feels parched even though you have drunk more than enough amounts of water, dry patches form on the face and even redness appears. 

These issues can bring down a person’s confidence, making them feel terrible and insecure about themselves. However, using a cleanser that is meant to target dry skin can help to tackle these issues and heal the skin. A cleanser is the first step that is incorporated in every skincare routine. Here are the 10 best cleansers for dry skin in Malaysia.

1. Fresh Soy Face Cleanser

Fresh Soy Face Cleanser
Image credit: Shopee

The Fresh Soy Face Cleanser is an effective yet gentle cleanser that is a fan favourite among the people. This cleanser contains a gel formula which is mild on the skin while being efficient in removing any grime and dirt from the skin’s surface. This cleanser’s formulation contains cucumber extract, rose water and borage seed oil that helps in softening and soothing the skin to reveal a glowing complexion. 

Specifications:

  • Ingredients: Water, Coco-Glucoside, Glycerin, Butylene Glycol, PEG-7 Glyceryl Cocoate, Xanthan Gum, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Oil, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Borago Officinalis Seed Oil, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Cucumis Sativus (Cucumber) Fruit Extract, Rosa Damascena Extract, Rosa Damascena Flower Water, Centaurea Cyanus Flower Extract, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Sterols, Panax Ginseng Root Extract, Rosa Damascena Flower Oil, Malva Sylvestris (Mallow) Flower Extract, Tocopherol, Ascorbyl Palmitate, PEG-120 Methyl Glucose Dioleate, PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Caprylyl Glycol, Polysorbate 20, Caprylic/​Capric Triglyceride, Silica, Benzoic Acid, Disodium EDTA, Citric Acid, Behenyl Alcohol, Glyceryl Stearate, Lecithin, Pentylene Glycol, Hydrolyzed Soy Protein, Caramel, Sodium Benzoate, Potassium Sorbate, Phenoxyethanol
  • Country Of Origin: America
  • Size Available: 150ml, 200ml

Pros:

Soothes skin
Improves complexion
Softens texture

Price: RM132.10

*Prices may vary at the time of purchase 

2. Laneige Moist Cream Cleanser

Laneige Moist Cream Cleanser
Image credit: Shopee

The Laneige Moist Cream Cleanser is a creamy cleanser which is perfect on dry skin. This is because the cleanser is filled with 14.9% of highly moisturizing plant-derived oil which aids to increase the hydration levels of the skin and promote the absorption of the other skincare items in your regime. The cleanser also increases the elasticity of the skin and nourishes the skin from any dry flakes.

Specifications:

  • Ingredients: Water/​Aqua/​Eau, Limnanthes Alba (Meadowfoam) Seed Oil, Myristic Acid, Lauryl Hydroxysultaine, Lauric Acid, Potassium Hydroxide, Glycerin, Sodium Chloride, Stearic Acid, Acrylates/​C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Fragrance/​Parfum, Polyquaternium-7, PEG-14M, Disodium EDTA, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Sodium Benzoate, Tocopherol, Silica, BHT
  • Country Of Origin: South Korea
  • Size Available: 150ml

Pros:

Increases hydration of skin
Increases skin’s elasticity
Nourish skin from dry flakes

Price: RM63.00

*Prices may vary at the time of purchase 

3. Avene Gentle Milk Cleanser

Avene Gentle Milk Cleanser
Image credit: Avene

The Avene Gentle Milk Cleanser is a cleanser that has a milky consistency. This cleanser helps to gently remove any dirt and dead skin cells from the surface without damaging the skin’s barrier. The cleanser is effective in hydrating the skin after each wash and contains thermal spring water to keep the skin supple and soft.

Specifications:

  • Ingredients: Avène Thermal Spring Water, Mineral Oil, Propylene Glycol, PEG-6 Stearate, PEG-32 Stearate, 1,2 Hexanediol, Acrylates/​C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, C12-20 Alkyl Glucoside, C14-22 Alcohols, Caprylyl Glycol, Carbomer, Fragrance, Palmitic Acid, Sodium Hyaluronate, Sodium Hydroxide, Stearic Acid
  • Country Of Origin: France
  • Size Available: 200ml

Pros:

Milky texture
Hydrates the skin
Leaves skin feeling soft

Price: RM75.65

*Prices may vary at the time of purchase 

4. Olay Regenerist Revitalizing Cream Cleanser

Olay Regenerist Revitalizing Cream Cleanser
Image credit: Shopee

The Olay Regenerist Revitalizing Cream Cleanser is a cleanser which has a creamy consistency that aids in resurfacing and detoxifying the skin while repairing damaged skin cells. The cleanser speeds up the regeneration process of new skin cells and removes any dead skin cells. This creamy cleanser also helps to brighten the skin for a clear and healthy complexion.

Specifications:

  • Ingredients: Water, PPG-15 Stearyl Ether, Glycerin, Stearyl Alcohol, Cetyl Betaine, Hydrated Silica, Salicylic Acid, Distearyldimonium Chloride, Sodium Lauryl Sulfate, Cetyl Alcohol, Alcohol, Steareth-21, Behenyl Alcohol, Fragrance, PPG-30, Steareth-2, Disodium EDTA, Carnosine, Panthenol, Tocopheryl Acetate, Ascorbic Acid
  • Country Of Origin: South Africa
  • Size Available: 100ml

Pros:

Renews the surface of skin
Detoxify the skin
Promotes cell regeneration

Price: RM14.24

*Prices may vary at the time of purchase 

5. Dr. Dermis Amino Acid Cleanser

Dr. Dermis Amino Acid Cleanser
Image credit: Dr Dermis

The Dr. Dermis Amino Acid Cleanser is a pH balanced cleanser that is ultra-gentle on the skin. The cleanser contains glycerine which is an ingredient that helps to lock in hydration into the skin. The cleanser has the brand’s Derma Mimic Complex which works the same as natural skin lipids to fix any damages on the skin.

Specifications:

  • Ingredients: Sodium Cocoyl Glycinate, Glycerin, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Water, Decyl Glucoside, PEG-7 Glyceryl Cocoate, Ophiopogon Japonicus Root Extract, Ceramide 3, Ethyl Linoleate, Glycine Soja Oil, Lecithin, Tocopherol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Xanthan Gum, Citric Acid, Phenoxyethanol, Chlorphenesin
  • Country Of Origin: Singapore
  • Size Available: 100ml

Pros:

Locks in hydration
Repairs any damages
Protects the skin’s barrier

Price: RM25.42

*Prices may vary at the time of purchase 

6. Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser

Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser
Image credit: Shopee

The Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser is a super soft and gentle cleanser that is suitable to use not only on your face but on your body too, making this product multifunctional. The cleanser cleans the skin without stripping the skin of its natural oils, leaving the skin moisturized after each wash. It is formulated to be soap and fragrance free too.

Specifications:

  • Ingredients: Water, Glycerin, Cetearyl Alcohol, Panthenol, Niacinamide, Pantolactone, Xanthan Gum, Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate, Sodium Benzoate, Citric Acid
  • Country Of Origin: America
  • Size Available: 250ml, 500ml, 1000ml

Pros:

Free from soap and fragrance
Gentle for face and body
Does not strip skin of natural oils

Price: RM60.99

*Prices may vary at the time of purchase

7. Sukin Signature Cream Cleanser

Sukin Signature Cream Cleanser
Image credit: Priceline Pharmacy

The Sukin Signature Cream Cleanser will nourish the skin with skin loving ingredients after every wash. This creamy cleanser contains natural oils such as avocado, wheat germ, sesame and rosehip oil that effectively wash away any lingering makeup and dirt while hydrating the skin, so your skin will not feel dry or tight after washing. Aloe vera, cocoa butter, horsetail and nettle leaves the skin feeling calm and free from any irritations. 

Specifications:

  • Ingredients: Aqua, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Sesamum Indicum (Sesame) Seed Oil, Cetearyl Alcohol, Ceteareth-20, Glycerin, Rosa Canina Fruit Oil (Rose Hip), Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Butter, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil, Triticum Vulgare (Wheat) Germ Oil, Tocopherol (Vitamin E), Equisetum Arvense Extract (Horsetail), Arctium Lappa Extract (Burdock), Urtica Dioica Extract (Nettle), Phenoxyethanol, Benzyl Alcohol, Citrus Tangerina (Tangerine) Peel Oil, Citrus Nobilis (Mandarin Orange) Peel Oil, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil, Vanilla Planifolia Extract, Linalool, Limonene
  • Country Of Origin: Australia
  • Size Available: 250ml, 500ml, 1000ml

Pros:

Contains natural oils to hydrate skin
Calms the skin
Removes dirt and makeup residue

Price: RM39.90

*Prices may vary at the time of purchase 

8. Clinelle Calm+Care Gentle Cleanser

Clinelle CalmCare Gentle Cleanser
Image credit: Shopee

The Clinelle Calm+Care Gentle Cleanser does not contain any soap and is efficient in removing impurities from the skin. The formula of this cleanser contains vitamin E that strengthens the barrier of the skin from aggressors in the environment. The cleanser also has sunflower oil to soothe any redness, inflammation and irritations.

Specifications:

  • Ingredients: Aqua (Water), Decyl Glucoside, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, PPG-26-Buteth-26, Glycerin, Acrylates/​C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Coco-Glucoside, Glyceryl Oleate, Propylene Glycol, P-Anisic Acid, Chlorphenesin, Sodium Hydroxide, Allantoin, Citric Acid, Disodium EDTA, Cetrimonium Bromide, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract, Dipotassium Glycyrrhizate, Bisabolol, Sodium Hyaluronate, Alpha-Glucan Oligosaccharide, Tocopherol, Hydrogenated Palm Glycerides Citrate, Polymnia Sonchifolia Root Juice, Maltodextrin, Ruscus Aculeatus Root Extract, Calendula Officinalis Flower Extract, Lactobacillus
  • Country Of Origin: Hong Kong
  • Size Available: 100ml

Pros:

Soothes inflammation
Soap free
Strengthens skin barrier

Price: RM31.95

*Prices may vary at the time of purchase 

9. Sebamed Facial Cleanser

Sebamed Facial Cleanser
Image credit: Shopee

The Sebamed Facial Cleanser prevents the skin from getting drier and smoothens the skin’s texture. The cleanser contains sodium lactate that helps to calm any inflammation and redness on the skin’s surface. The cleanser also contains mineral salts that regulate the size of the pore to prevent any clogging.

Specifications:

  • Ingredients: Aqua, Disodium Laureth Sulfosuccinate, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Disodium Cocoamphodiacetate, Glyceryl Laurate, PEG-7 Glyceryl Cocoate, Panthenol, Hamamelis Virginiana Bark/​Leaf/​Twig Extract, Allantoin, Glycerin, Caramel, Menthol, Coco-Glucoside, PEG-120 Methyl Glucose Dioleate, PEG-150 Distearate, Sodium Citrate, Styrene/​Acrylates Copolymer, Parfum, Phenoxyethanol, Potassium Sorbate, Sodium Benzoate
  • Country Of Origin: Germany
  • Size Available: 150ml

Pros:

Calms inflammation
Regulate pore size
Moisturizes skin

Price: RM38.90

*Prices may vary at the time of purchase 

10. CeraVe Hydrating Cream To Foam Cleanser

CeraVe Hydrating Cream To Foam Cleanser
Image credit: Shopee

The CeraVe Hydrating Cream To Foam Cleanser is a foaming cleanser that is suitable to be used on dry skin. This foam cleanser is effective in removing pollution, grime and makeup residue on the surface of the skin. The cleanser features 3 important ceramides that combine together to keep moisture locked into the skin’s barrier for a stronger skin defence. Hyaluronic acid aids in providing a longer lasting hydration.

Specifications:

  • Ingredients: Aqua/​Water/​Eau, Glycerin, Sodium Methyl Cocoyl Taurate, Coco-Betaine, Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate, Sodium Chloride, Pca, PPG-5-Ceteth-20, PEG-100 Stearate, PEG-150 Pentaerythrityl Tetrastearate, PEG-6 Caprylic/​Capric Glycerides, PEG-30 Dipolyhydroxystearate, Ci 77891/​Titanium Dioxide, Aspartic Acid, Ceramide NP, Ceramide AP, Ceramide EOP, Sorbitan Isostearate, Carbomer, Glycol Distearate, Glyceryl Stearate, Glyceryl Oleate, Glycine, Trideceth-6, Cetearyl Alcohol, Behentrimonium Methosulfate, Threonine, Sodium Hydroxide, Salicylic Acid, Sodium PCA, Sodium Lactate, Arginine, Sodium Lauroyl Lactylate, Serine, Sodium Benzoate, Valine, Sodium Hyaluronate, Proline, Isoleucine, Cholesterol, Phenoxyethanol, Alanine, Phenylalanine, Coconut Acid, Coco-Glucoside, Chlorphenesin, Disodium EDTA, Hydroxyethyl Urea, Citric Acid, Hydroxyethyl Acrylate/​Sodium Acryloyldimethyl Taurate Copolymer, Caprylyl Glycol, Phytosphingosine, Xanthan Gum, Histidine, Acrylates/​C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Polyquaternium-53, Polyquaternium-39, Polysorbate 60, Ethylhexylglycerin, Benzoic Acid
  • Country Of Origin: America
  • Size Available: 30ml, 50ml, 236ml

Pros:

Removes makeup residue, pollution and dirt
Locks in hydration
Strengthens skin barrier

Price: RM16.99 – RM68.99

*Prices may vary at the time of purchase 

This has been the top 10 cleansers for dry skin in Malaysia. It is important to get the right cleanser that will suit your skin type and skin needs. These are a few things to consider before making your purchase: 

  1. Consistency

The consistency of the cleansers differ from each brand. It is good to look through which kind of cleanser consistency you are comfortable with and is suitable for your skin.

  1. Budget

Placing aside a budget is crucial to do before purchasing a cleanser as it can narrow down your options in order for you to pick the perfect cleanser. 

  1. Shelf Life

Some cleansers have a shorter shelf life than others. A good thing to consider is how often you will be using your cleanser to avoid any wastage. 

Disclosure: This list was compiled by the team at My Weekend Plan after extensive research and shared opinions to suggest helpful recommendations for the public. The sequence of brands is in no particular order so if you have any other great suggestions too, please email us [email protected] For more information, kindly refer to our copyright, privacy & disclosure policy.

Want to be featured on My Weekend Plan Asia?

Contact Us or Email [email protected] for media invites.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Close
© Copyright 2022 by My Weekend Plan. All Rights Reserved.
Close