Still water or sparkling? No, we’re not talking about for drinking. Would you use carbonated water to wash your face? Carbonated cleansers and carbonated water cleansing was first made popular in Japan but has now spread as a commonly used method in South Korea and parts of Europe. Because of the rise in its popularity, more brands have come up with carbonated cleansers that deliver the same results as carbonated water. Wondering how it all works? Here’s how.
It unclogs pores
Cleansing with carbonated water unclogs your pores. The carbonation process works to break up dirt, oil, and impurities found within your skin. Because of this, the gentle ‘agitation’ results in deeper clean and fewer breakouts. Similarly, carbonated cleansers work to draw out the built-up impurities while leaving your skin feeling moisturised (more on that later).