A good skincare routine is one that has its basics in place. A 3 step routine can be as effective as a 10-step one if you have your basics right — no kidding. And one of the most basic skincare products out there? A face wash. With the plethora of options to choose from, it can get confusing as to which one to pick, and then you also have to consider the price point depending on your budget. Ufff… just too much work, isn’t it? Nope, not when you have us.

Today we are rounding up the best cleansers in the market for every budget. From pocket-friendly options to splurge-worthy picks— these are the best of the lot. Scroll down to check ‘em out.


01. Pear’s Ultra Mild Face Wash - Pure and Gentle

Pear’s Ultra Mild Face Wash - Pure and Gentle

The Pear’s Ultra Mild Face Wash - Pure and Gentle is a mild cleanser that won’t leave your skin dry and tight post cleansing. It’s enriched with pure glycerin and natural oils that cleanse your skin while also keeping it moisturised. Plus, it’s ultra-mild, soap-free formula makes it ideal for all skin types, including sensitive skin.

Price: ₹150


02. Lakmé Blush & Glow Kiwi Crush Gel Face Wash

Lakmé Blush & Glow Kiwi Crush Gel Face Wash

If you love fruity fragrances, you’ll love the Lakmé Blush & Glow Kiwi Crush Gel Face Wash. It comes with kiwi extracts, fruit anti-oxidants and gentle scrubbing beads that wash away dirt and impurities to give you a kiwi-kissed glow.

Price: ₹225


03. A mid-range detoxing formula

A mid-range detoxing formula

The Simple Daily Skin Detox Purifying Facial Wash will solve your dull and blemish-prone skin woes. Infused with quality, naturally-derived ingredients like witch hazel, zinc and thyme, the cleanser is ideal for maintaining clear skin. What it doesn’t contain? Parabens, alcohol, salicylic acid (know to cause dryness) and harsh chemicals — basically, anything that could trigger your sensitive skin.

Price: ₹375


04. Dermalogica Special Cleansing Gel

Dermalogica Special Cleansing Gel

We are finally at the splurge section of the list, and our pick for 2021 is the Dermalogica Special Cleansing Gel. This gel based-cleanser is formulated with effective botanicals like lavender, balm mint and soapbark. The formula provides antiseptic, soothing, and deep cleaning benefits, thus justifying its pricey nature and effectively delivering its promises. Lightweight and mild enough for daily use, you will be falling in love with this formula instantly.

Price: ₹950