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Looking for an affordable redhead-approved face wash? It can be very overwhelming to go to your local drugstore and find the right face wash. Below are six approved face washes — all have been tested and work great (especially if you have sensitive redhead skin). Your final purchase really comes down to the brand you’re comfortable using, price, and ingredients.



For normal to dry skin

CeraVe Hydrating Face Wash, $13

CeraVe is a ‘redhead friendly’ drugstore favorite, so it’s no wonder they are at the top of the list. This hydrating facial cleanser helps restore the protective skin barrier with three essential ceramides (1, 3, 6-II) and also contains hyaluronic acid to help retain skin’s natural moisture. It’s non-drying and non-irritating.

La Roche-Posay Toleriane Hydrating Gentle Cleanser, $15

At H2BAR, we love La Roche-Posay’s sunscreens and happy they carry this affordable cleanser. It’s a wonderful cream cleanser option that’s infused with Prebiotic Thermal Water, Ceramide-3, Niacinamide & Glycerine while maintaining skin’s natural protective barrier and pH.



For face and body

Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser for All Skin Types, $11

This is a cult-favorite, especially for those with sensitive skin. It’s a gentle, soap-free cleanser that will leave skin smooth and soft without stripping the natural oils.

For makeup removal, especially around the eye area 

Neutrogena Fresh Foaming Facial Cleanser & Makeup Remover, $6

We recommend this Neutrogena face wash if you tend to wear eye makeup on a daily basis. It is safe for sensitive eyes and won’t irritate or sting your eyes when using. It is also non-comedogenic, so it won’t clog pores.



Aveeno Ultra-Calming Foaming Cleanser and Makeup Remover, $6

Similar to the Neutrogena Fresh Foaming Facial Cleanser, this Aveeno foaming cleanser is extremely gentle around the eye area. It is made with Calming Feverfew extract, an ingredient related to Chamomile to help visibly reduce the appearance of redness & calm irritated, sensitive skin.

For acne

Bioré Witch Hazel Pore Clarifying Cleanser, $6

Experiencing acne? Try Bioré Witch Hazel Pore Clarifying Cleanser made with a 2% Salicylic Acid formulation to help reduce acne breakouts and the formation of blackheads. It also contains Witch Hazel, a natural astringent, to get rid of dirt and eliminate pores. 

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