Now that we’re a year on from the COVID-19 outbreak and circuit breaker, we’re starting to read a slew of news articles recounting how our lives, daily routines, and priorities have changed.
In the skincare department? We collectively – as a digital world – were all searching for face cleansers in 2020, found an Amazon search data insight from Label Insights.
In fact, we Singaporeans were Googling face “cleansers” so much that search volumes were double of 2016’s, and the months of May, June, October, and November 2020 broke five-year historical charts.
Why the mad rush and craze over cleansers? It’s easy to see – we were cooped at home, with barely any use for extravagant makeup and the attention naturally turned to skincare basics. Some of us were also plagued with painful mask acne (maskne, anyone else?), and that was commonly said to be caused by bacteria trapped within the confinements of the mask and skin.
And if you’ve been prompt and diligent with cleansing your face, your tube of face cleanser should be running out by now. Here, we rounded up five of the most popular face cleansers online and their reviews: