New products that leave skin clean but not tight

These two new products leave skin feeling clean, but not tight and dry.

Elizabeth Arden Ceramide Replenishing Cleansing Oil, $59, available at Elizabeth Arden counters from next month

This moisturising cocktail of apricot, safflower and olive oils removes make-up, sebum and deep-seated residue. Suitable for all skin types, it does not leave skin with an oily film after rinsing.

Shu Uemura Ultime8 Sublime Beauty Intensive Cleansing Balm, $120, available at Shu Uemura counters from tomorrow

The balm contains anti-ageing amino acid-enriched mother-of-pearl protein, brown algae extract and the brand's patented active ingredient, Pro-Xylane. The product's slippery texture makes it ideal for quick facial massages and removing heavy-duty make-up.

This article was first published on December 31, 2015.
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