Monday, October 20th, 2008

Choose or Lose

How often do you wash your face?

  • Twice a day or more (60%, 584 Votes)
  • Once a day (34%, 328 Votes)
  • A few times a week (5%, 53 Votes)
  • Other - I'll tell you in the comments! (1%, 8 Votes)

Total Voters: 973

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22 thoughts on “Choose or Lose: How often do you wash your face?

  1. Anna

    I wash my face twice a day, but with a gentler cleanser in the morning because I don’t want my face too dry when applying foundation, and a “harsher” cleanser at night to remove all the makeup.

    • sahiba

      hi im sahiba i wash my face 4 to 5 times a day in a it more thing i have dry skin and cant live without my moisturiser.

  2. Nicole

    I wash my face twice a day, too. In the summer up to 4 times, because of my oily skin.

    I use MACs Cleanse Off Oil every evening and morning! My skin looks pretty good and the bottle lasts for a long time.

  3. Most days twice a day, but on days when I don’t wear make up… just once.

  4. Victoria

    On average, I wash three times a day. AM, after school, and PM.
    I wash AM and PM with Boscia and after school with Clinique, mostly just to get off all the makeup right after school.
    I’m a teen, and I’m pretty acne prone :(

    I use a light moisturizer AM and after school, but something more hydrating and soothing overnight.

    Your blog is so helpful! You really keep up with all the collections coming up and all your looks are realllly really pretty (just like you! :D). I’m learning from the best in a world of splotchy faced, cakey eyed teenagers~~

  5. I wash my face twice a day, but I just rinse with water in the morning. At night, I use Juice Beauty cleanser, followed by Bobbi Brown buffing grains.

  6. teresa

    I’m one of those guilty people that sleeps in makeup. Or, I remove my makeup and don’t fully wash my face. So, I wash my face nearly every day, but not quite. Definitely not twice a day. I have dry skin and I live in Denver. So, acne isn’t a problem, but dry scaly skin can be.

    • Elise

      I live down in the springs and had problems with the dry scaley skin, try The Microdelivery Exfoliating Wash from philosophy paired with Hope In A Jar Therapeutic Moisturizer For Dry Sensitive Skin… long names but oh my! My skin is amazing now:)

      • teresa

        oh man, I’m a slave to philosophy. I use their face wash and body washes…as well as some other things. I LOVE Hope in a Jar, but I can’t wait to try the microdelivery. Thanks for the tip!

        ps…it’s beautiful in the springs. I’m new to CO and I love going down there.

  7. viv

    I clean my face with a wet towel in the morning but I won’t use cleanser because I usually don’t have enough time before school. But I always use a cleanser at night when I shower. hahaha I don’t know how I should count that.. 1.5 times? 😀

  8. I wash whenever I need to. It is very humid here in Singapore.
    I wash my face in the shower (that’s twice), when I clean off my make up after work, and when I am done from working out but that may be during a shower too.
    So I would say twice a day!

  9. Elise

    I wash twice a day.
    Morning I use purity made simple form philosophy
    Night the same but also exfoliate with philosophy’s microdelivery exfoliating wash.

    I love love this stuff, I had terrible dry, acne prone skin until I found this “holy” regiment:)

  10. I wash once at night thoroughly but in the morning I just shower.

  11. SnickerDoodle

    I am usually pretty good about my twice a day routine. I TRY to wash my face in the morning and then again right before bed, but sometimes i’m a lazy slacker and don’t quite make the PM routine..something i’m always mad at myself about in the morning

  12. Meg Raley

    I am freaky clean. I wash my face when I wake up in the morning and in the evening when I get ready for bed. If I am off from work and have no makeup on and feel grimey, I will wash it then, too. I cannot stand a face that feels nasty!!! lol

  13. cloudburst

    Only 2x a day – more than that & it’s drying.

  14. i wash m y face twice a day one at night then when i wake up. i still get oily even when i’m asleep.. sniff!

  15. Vee

    Twice a day. RELIGIOUSLY.

  16. Rio

    Once a day. I was washing twice a day, but my face was so dry and pimply. I started doing it only once a day, at night to remove make-up. Then I just rinse with water in the morning. My skin has really cleared up.

  17. Kella

    I wash my face 2+ times a day. When I’m home without makeup on for the day, sometimes I wash maaany more times. I am a major clean freak / bacteria-phobe… so I’m very very clean. I think it’s really yucky to not wash your face twice a day…. if you have dry skin, you can just use a soap-free gentle cleanser…