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What is a Cleansing Stick?
If you’ve been in the market for a new cleanser any time this past year, you’ve probably noticed something called a cleansing stick. One of the most recent Korean beauty trends to hit the skin care products market, cleansing sticks are solid face cleansers that look a bit like oversized lip balm (personally, we like to compare them to jumbo glue sticks).
Facial cleansing sticks are usually made with a combination of natural oils and moisturizers. Like with other skin cleansers, cleansing stick formulas are formulated to achieve different skin benefits. At St. Ives, we formulate our Cleansing Sticks with 100% natural coconut oil, then add some of our favorite ingredients (like cactus water, apricot, honey, and green tea, just to name a few!) to make them totally unique. Here’s how they work:
- Cactus Water & Hibiscus instantly hydrates and softens skin as you cleanse.
- To detoxify and refresh skin, reach for revitalizing Matcha Green Tea & Ginger.
- Apricot & Manuka Honey works to remove impurities and restore dull skin to its glow-iest self.
Did we mention they’re also a ton of fun to use? Check out our cleansing stick how-to page for the particulars, but we love being able to precisely target areas of our face. Plus, the solid stick format means that applying product now doubles as a mini facial massage!
Aside from cleansing sticks’ face-cleansing benefits, they’re also spill-proof and bacteria-resistant. Go ahead and toss them into your gym bag or carry-on—cleansing sticks contain very little water and preservatives, so they don’t help those gross microorganisms (read: germs) grow! Getting a fresh, natural glow has never been this fun! Win-win-win.
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Explore the benefits behind the St. Ives Facial Cleansing Stick. This travel-sized facial cleanser & makeup remover is perfect when you're on the go!Tell Me More
How to Use a Cleansing Stick and Get Glowing Skin
Curious how to use a facial cleansing stick from St. Ives? You’re just a few easy steps away from cleaner, softer skin and clearer pores.Tell Me More