14 Best Face Washes For All Skin Types

Some of us still use those harsh soaps to wash our face, but hardly knowing that soaps on the sensitive area of the face are a Big NO NO! They can be harmful to your skin, and you can even end up damaging your face to an extent. Pampering your skin includes taking care of it by adopting healthy lifestyles and skincare products, and the first step towards the same is taking care of your skin by cleansing it with a good face wash. We are sure your daily beauty regime kit includes many products; and a good face wash should definitely be one of them. 

In this article, we have tried to sum up everything you need to choose your skin’s best facewash. 

Best Face Wash for Women in India

The market is flooded with many face washes, but we have compiled a list of the best face washes available in the market, online and offline. Read this article and discover some of the best face washes that you must try.

Early in the morning, for the fresh look to get rid of fatigue after a long, long day. A good face wash is your best friend. So while choosing it, invest your money and efforts to get the best one. As there is no one-size-fits all for face washes, it might be mind-boggling for you to see which one is going to suit your skin type.

1. Lotus Organics – Precious White Brightening Facewash

No paraben, no sulfates face wash

If you are looking for a product that does not harm your skin and is made with organic actives, this face wash from Lotus is for you. It not only purifies your skin but also moisturizes after gently removing dirt, oil, and impurities from the clogged skin pores. It contains 100% organic white peonies, which are anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, and anti-inflammatory. It reduces dark spots, blemishes too. The gel-based formula prevents melanin production that causes skin darkening. Plus, this is an eco-friendly product packaged in sustainable packaging, making it suitable for all skin types.

Price: Rs 378/-

2. Lotus Herbals WhiteGlow Active Skin Whitening and Oil Control Facewash

This face wash is for all the ladies who have oily skin. Treat your skin with a face wash infused with green tea and blueberry extracts. Green tea heals minor blemishes and scars by flushing out toxins from your skin. It also has Vitamin C to protect your skin and delays signs of visible aging.

It balances out the PH level of your skin, and green tea helps in reducing dark circles under your eyes.

Price: Rs 157/-

3. Garnier Skin Naturals Light Complete Duo Action Facewash

With the lemon extracts, white clay, Vitamin B3 and CG, Garnier’s face wash fades away dark spots, reduces dullness, and give fairer skin.

If you want to see the changes on your skin, just give it a try, we are sure you won’t regret buying this product. Suitable for all skin types, the primary purpose of the white clay is to brighten your complexion that disappeared due to excess exposure of your skin in the sun.

Price: Rs 123/-

4. Lakme Absolute Perfect Radiance Skin Lightening Facewash

The goodness of glycerine and Vitamin B3 removes all the dirt and impurities from each pore deep within. Infused with the unique technology, it fights with the six blocks of brightening:

  • Dark Spots
  • Acne marks
  • Uneven skin tone
  • Tanning
  • Dullness
  • Oiliness

Use it in the morning, and you are going to look fresh the whole day. The 50 grams package is right to carry along when traveling!

Price: Rs 112/-

5. Clean and Clear Foaming Facewash

This the best facewash for you ladies if nothing works for your oily skin before applying makeup. Wash your face with this clean and clear face wash, and you are ready. Even if you have acne or are tired of pimples, don’t think twice before buying it. It removes excess oil and dirt by not drying your skin, and also helps in preventing blackheads and pimples too.

Price: Rs 140/-

6. Biotique Bio Honey Gel Refreshing Foaming Facewash 

Don’t you agree that honey is the nector of life as it has the power of healing and moisturizing. This face wash by Biotique is composed of honey, Vitamins, and traces of copper, iodine, and zinc. This hydrating soap-free gel foaming facewash also has wild turmeric, which softens and brightens your skin. If you hate chemicals in your products, then buy this product at the affordable price point.

Price: Rs 116/-

7. Himalaya Purifying Neem Facewash

A natural blend of neem and turmeric brings together their best properties to prevent acne’s re-occurrence over time.

As you are already aware of turmeric properties, it soothes your skin, and the goodness of neem tackles bacteria from the roots. It improves general skin health and immunity, fighting bacterial infections such as acne, ulcers, and boils. It can be used by all skin types but best suited for acne-prone skin.

Also, it retains the elasticity of your skin and makes it supple and smooth.

Have pimple-free, healthy skin, Ladies!

Price: Rs 245/-

8. Lakme Blush And Glow Strawberry Creme Facewash

With the burst of strawberry freshness, this face wash will become your best friend instantly. Just after one wash, you will experience the glow, and the freshness of strawberries extract. It also contains gentle scrubbing beads that you are going to love.

Price: Rs 120/-

9. Neutrogena Oil-Free Acne Wash Pink Grapefruit Face Cleanser

If you need a daily dose of uplifting freshness, then this product with the fruity smell is just the right pick for you. This face wash is specially made for the ladies whose skin is prone to acne. This product is a facewash cum cleanser that provides deep cleansing. It helps in preventing breakouts. It doesn’t irritate your skin and prevents over-drying. Sometimes your skin is reddish due to skin allergies; then, this clear micro formula visibly reduces redness. Salicylic acid makes your upper layer of skin (epidermis) soft by removing dead and shedding skin cells. 

Price: Rs 650

10. Nature- le Arabic Coffee Facewash

Who doesn’t love coffee in their cups? But what is more exciting, to know the coffee’s properties, which can do wonders for your skin. Coffee deep cleanses, increases collagen production for youthful skin, and helps reduce cellulite. It is an excellent source of antioxidants, which minimizes skin damage due to excessive exposure to sunlight and pollution. Aloe Vera helps in soothing your skin and reduces pigmentation. It is made with natural ingredients and is clinically tested. Not only it washes your face, but it also helps in exfoliation.

Price: Rs 209/-

11. Plum Green Tea Pore Cleansing Facewash

It is formulated especially for oily and combination skin types. Green tea extracts work well on your face, so this facewash gently but thoroughly removes excess oil. The fragrance of green tea extracts will refresh your skin and mind as well. It also contains Glycolic acid, which gently removes older skin cells, and cellulose beads, which work as an exfoliant. 

Price – Rs 311/-

12. Ponds Flawless White Deep Brightening Facial Foam

Nourishing is also very important when it comes to your skin washing. So this face wash by Ponds not only washes dirt on your face, but also nourishes your skin. It is made in such a way that it is suitable for sensitive skins too. It is enriched with the new vao B3 complex that leaves your skin sparkling and radiant. The allantoin and Vitamin E removes the layer of dead cells and surprises you with young-looking skin.

Price: Rs 204/-

13. Khadi Natural Neem and Tulsi Herbal Facewash

Enriched with neem oil, tulsi, aloe vera, and tea tree oil, the face wash is made with organic constituents. Ladies, what else do you need? Use this twice a day and get pimple-free skin. It is paraben and SLS free, containing no mineral oil.

Price: Rs 175/-

14. Nivea Facewash, Milk Delight

It is the best face wash for winters. Say bye, bye to the dry skin forever. Because this face wash not only cleanses, but also moisturizes your skin. Milk and Honey! What else you need in your facewash in dry winters. It has strong hydrating power, which has the capability of nourishing your skin. Milk acts as a natural cleanser, making this the best combo ever, infused with honey. So if you need flawless and plumpy skin, then buy this facewash.

Price: Rs 262/-

How to choose the best face wash for you?

1. Skin Type: Before choosing your face wash, consider your skin type, skin issues like acne/pimples, pigmentation, blemishes, dryness or dullness, and your budget. Here are some guidelines which you can follow before choosing your buddy.

  • Oily Skin: If you have oily skin, choose the face wash with the ingredients like aloe vera, clay, tea tree oil, or glycerine. The face washes with the alcohol aren’t for you, ladies.
  • Dry Skin: Choose any face wash which is free from alcohol, fragrance. Look for hypoallergenic face wash.
  • Normal Skin: Oh yes, you can choose any face wash from the above list. Try selecting a mild one that can remove dirt from your skin while nourishing it.

2. Choose wisely: There are different face washes available in the market with foaming, gel, soap-free formula, so choose the one that works well for you.

3. Never replace your face wash with soap: They are harsh and have harmful chemicals that can damage your facial skin cells.

4. Brand: Pay attention to the brand you are choosing. 

5. Ingredients: Don’t just buy any product just because it’s advertisement says something. Don’t forget to check the ingredients of the face wash. E.g., if your skin is oily, look up for neem, tulsi in it.

6. Packaging: Tubes, bottles, and all sizes and shapes available. According to your uses and needs, choose what is best for you.


It was all about the best face washes in India. We are sure that now you can purchase the face wash looking into more detailing. Never take the cleansing step for granted. This essential step can make many changes in your facial skin. Your facial skin needs extra love and care, so choose the one with organic ingredients. Don’t always go for the pricey one – lookup for the paraben-free, sulfate-free, alcohol-free, and fragrance-free formula. If you have any allergies or acne, don’t worry there are options for that also. If you want to try a new face wash, then buy a small packing. Again, if you are a traveler, find the packaging which doesn’t leak.

By Saakshi Pathak

Saakshi Pathak aka Iska Review girl is a blogger, script writer, book reviewer, youtuber and a show host. Her writings are often witty and layered with sarcastic comments. She makes videos on social issues and has also been working with various media houses as a freelance content creator. She loves collecting and wearing jhumkas. She's an avid book reader. She is currently based in Chandigarh and is working as a freelancer.

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