Discover the ever evolving world of skincare with the rising popularity of cleansing balms, challenging the traditional use of cream or gel cleansers both in the morning and evening routines. In this blog, we delve into the art of using cleansing balms and explore the concept of double cleansing.

So, what exactly is a cleansing balm? These balms boast a slightly thicker texture compared to their cream or gel counterparts and typically come in a pot. Crafted to effectively remove makeup, oils, and SPF accumulated throughout the day, most cleansing balms are gentle enough for sensitive skin, including the delicate eye area.

The application involves massaging the balm into the skin to break down its texture, often transforming from a balm to an oil that can be emulsified with water. What sets cleansing balms apart is the luxurious sensation they provide—requiring a gentle massage that feels akin to giving yourself a mini facial.

How to Use a Cleansing Balm:

For optimal results, we recommend incorporating a cleansing balm into your evening routine, though it can be a delightful addition to your morning ritual if you relish the balm experience. Wondering about the appropriate amount to use? Take a small quantity, roughly the size of a bean, into your palms. Massage it in your hands before applying it to the skin, utilizing gentle circular movements. Focus on areas where makeup or a deep cleanse is needed.

After thorough cleansing, use a muslin cloth dampened with warm water to delicately polish away the cleanser. Employ circular movements and change the cloth's position for a refreshed, cleansed, and glowing complexion.


How Often to Double Cleanse:

A favourite for the evening routine, we recommend a double cleanse, with a cleansing balm serving as an excellent first step to eliminate makeup, oils, and SPF your skin has accumulated during the day. You can use the same cleanser for both steps or choose a different one for the second cleanse. Using a muslin cloth aids in ensuring comprehensive removal for a thoroughly cleansed skin.

Discover the Best Cleansing Balm:

Among our best-selling products at TEMPLESPA is the IN THE BEGINNING Deep Cleansing Melt. This ultra-nourishing, buttery balm contains unique crystalline pieces for gentle exfoliation, melting away as you massage it in, leaving your skin radiant and incredibly smooth. Packed with vitamin E for hydration and repairing dry, damaged skin, it features Mediterranean ingredients such as calendula flower extract, olive fruit oil, basil, clary oil, and lavender oil to protect, restore, and soften the skin.

Our independent trial participants attest to its effectiveness, with 89% claiming it left their skin super clean, 85% experiencing a 'just had a facial feeling,' and an impressive 69% declaring it as the best cleansing balm they've ever used. Suitable for all skin types, IN THE BEGINNING ensures everyone can revel in the benefits of this award-winning cleansing balm, whether you have oily or sensitive skin. Experience the transformative power of our cleansing balm and elevate your skincare routine to new heights.


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