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Top 20 Best Japanese Cleansing Oils in 2021 - Tried and True! (FANCL, MUJI, and More)

Our editors searched Japanese e-commerce sites (such as @cosme, Amazon, and Rakuten) for the best cleansing oils. We then chose the 20 most popular products and tested them for the following:

  1. Cleansing Power
  2. Hydration (how hydrated your skin is after cleansing)
  3. Ingredients

We also consulted a researcher about options for folks with sensitive skin and rounded out the article with tips on how to use and wash off cleansing oils. What we ended up with was a buying guide about and a definitive list of the best Japanese cleansing oils available online. Dr.Ci:Labo's Natural Cleansing Oil took the number one spot on our list for its gentleness and cleansing ability. See what other products made our list below!
  • Last updated: 06-09-2021
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Top 20 Best Japanese Cleansing Oils

We tested the cleansing oils out on waterproof makeup. We then applied the products and made note of whether or not they were drying. 


A researcher was then asked to look over the ingredients with us and judge how gentle they were. Based on their performance on our tests, we ranked the top 20 Japanese oil cleaners available online.

※Japanese prices for some of the products are given; they’ve merely been converted into USD for easy viewing.

1

Dr.Ci:LaboNatural Cleansing Oil

$38.00

Japaneseドクターシーラボナ チュラルクレンジングオイル
Double-CleansingUnnecessary
Can be Applied WetYes
Eyelash ExtensionsUncertain
Cleansing5.0
Hydration5.0
Ingredients3.0
Overall Score5.0
2
Japaneseファンケル マイルドクレンジングオイル
Double-CleansingUnnecessary
Can be Applied WetYes
Eyelash ExtensionsYes
Cleansing5.0
Hydration4.0
Ingredients4.0
Overall Score5.0
3

Cow BrandAdditive-Free Makeup Cleansing Oil

$14.90

Japaneseカウブランド 無添加メイク落としオイル
Double-CleansingRecommended
Can be Applied WetYes
Eyelash ExtensionsUncertain
Cleansing4.0
Hydration5.0
Ingredients4.0
Overall Score5.0
4

naive BOTANICALOlive Cleansing Oil

$7.30

Japaneseナイーブボタニカル クレンジングオイル
Double-CleansingUnnecessary
Can be Applied WetYes
Eyelash ExtensionsUncertain
Cleansing5.0
Hydration4.0
Ingredients2.0
Overall Score4.0
5

SENKA All Clear Oil

$15.97

Japanese洗顔専科 オールクリアオイル
Double-CleansingUnnecessary
Can be Applied WetYes
Eyelash ExtensionsUncertain
Cleansing5.0
Hydration4.0
Ingredients2.0
Overall Score4.0
6

THREEBalancing Cleansing Oil

$49.18

JapaneseTHREE バランシング クレンジング オイル
Double-CleansingNecessary
Can be Applied WetNo
Eyelash ExtensionsUncertain
Cleansing3.0
Hydration5.0
Ingredients4.0
Overall Score4.0
7

HADA LABOGokujyun Oil Cleansing

$19.69

Japanese肌ラボ 極潤オイルクレンジング
Double-CleansingUnnecessary
Can be Applied WetNo
Eyelash ExtensionsUncertain
Cleansing4.0
Hydration4.0
Ingredients3.0
Overall Score4.0
8

MUJI Mild Oil Cleansing

$15.93

Japanese無印良品 マイルドオイルクレンジング
Double-CleansingUnnecessary
Can be Applied WetYes
Eyelash ExtensionsUncertain
Cleansing5.0
Hydration3.0
Ingredients2.0
Overall Score4.0
9

Attenir SkinClear Cleanse Oil

$35.08

Japaneseアテニア スキンクリアクレンズオイル
Double-CleansingUnnecessary
Can be Applied WetYes
Eyelash ExtensionsYes
Cleansing5.0
Hydration2.0
Ingredients3.0
Overall Score3.0
10

muoCleansing Oil

$24.88

Japaneseミュオ クレンジングオイル
Double-CleansingUnnecessary
Can be Applied WetYes
Eyelash ExtensionsUncertain
Cleansing4.0
Hydration3.0
Ingredients3.0
Overall Score3.0
11

BifestaZenmarket

$8.56

Japaneseビフェスタ クレンジングオイル ポアクリア
Double-CleansingUnnecessary
Can be Applied WetYes
Eyelash ExtensionsUncertain
Cleansing5.0
Hydration2.0
Ingredients2.0
Overall Score3.0
12

BioréMakeup Remover Pure Skin Cleanse

$12.08

Japaneseビオレ ピュアスキンクレンズ
Double-CleansingUnnecessary
Can be Applied WetYes
Eyelash ExtensionsUncertain
Cleansing5.0
Hydration2.0
Ingredients2.0
Overall Score3.0
13

shu uemuraUltime8 Sublime Beauty Cleansing Oil

$96.00

Japaneseシュウウエム ラアルティム8∞ スブリム ビューティ クレンジングオイル
Double-CleansingUnnecessary
Can be Applied WetYes
Eyelash ExtensionsYes
Cleansing2.0
Hydration5.0
Ingredients4.0
Overall Score3.0
14

CurélMakeup Cleansing Oil

$19.26

Japaneseキュレル オイルメイク落とし
Double-CleansingNecessary
Can be Applied WetNo
Eyelash ExtensionsUncertain
Cleansing4.0
Hydration3.0
Ingredients2.0
Overall Score3.0
15

Bioré Makeup Remover Perfect Oil

$17.50

Japaneseビオレ メイク落とし パーフェクトオイル
Double-CleansingUnnecessary
Can be Applied WetYes
Eyelash ExtensionsUncertain
Cleansing5.0
Hydration2.0
Ingredients1.0
Overall Score3.0
16

softymoSpeedy Cleansing Oil

$11.99

Japaneseソフティモ スピーディクレンジングオイル
Double-CleansingUnnecessary
Can be Applied WetYes
Eyelash ExtensionsUncertain
Cleansing5.0
Hydration1.0
Ingredients3.0
Overall Score3.0
17

SekkiseiTreatment Cleansing Oil

$49.99

Japanese雪肌精 トリートメントクレンジングオイル
Double-CleansingUnnecessary
Can be Applied WetYes
Eyelash ExtensionsUncertain
Cleansing4.0
Hydration1.0
Ingredients1.0
Overall Score2.0
18

BCLCleansing Research AHA Oil Cleansing

$30.08

Japaneseクレンジングリサーチ AHA オイルクレンジング
Double-CleansingUnnecessary
Can be Applied WetYes
Eyelash ExtensionsUncertain
Cleansing4.0
Hydration3.0
Ingredients1.0
Overall Score2.0
19

shu uemuraAnti/Oxi+ pollutant & dullness clarifying cleansing oil

$42.59

Japaneseシュウ ウエムラ A/O+P.M.クリア ユースラディアント クレンジングオイル
Double-CleansingUnnecessary
Can be Applied WetYes
Eyelash ExtensionsYes
Cleansing2.0
Hydration4.0
Ingredients3.0
Overall Score2.0
20

ERIDEN Cosmeticsohisama de tsukutta Cleansing Oil

$11.82

Japaneseエリデン おひさまでつくったクレンジングオイル
Double-CleansingNecessary
Can be Applied WetNo
Eyelash ExtensionsUncertain
Cleansing1.0
Hydration4.0
Ingredients5.0
Overall Score2.0

Products That Didn't Make The Cut

And why they didn't quite make it.

Required Too Much of the Product and Applying It Was Difficult

Required Too Much of the Product and Applying It Was Difficult

HIPITCH Deep Cleansing Oil W's consistency was watery at best. It wouldn’t stay put, and we had to use a huge amount before we got the makeup off our entire face. Skin also dried out quickly after application, so be sure to moisturize immediately. But we did find the citrusy scent refreshing.


Pharmaact Additive-Free Cleansing Oil Zero has a similar issue. It was a dense oil, and it took time to spread across our face. We also had to use a lot before it started blending with makeup. You get a lot of product and it’s cheap, but we think there are better drugstore brands out there.

Didn't Work on Waterproof Makeup

Didn't Work on Waterproof Makeup

Hydration and cleansing power were both decent in Deve Olive & Argan Cleansing Oil. It worked fine on foundation and everyday makeup items—except long-wearing, sweat- and water-proof products. Since it was largely based off mineral oil, it's also an issue for people with sensitivities.


Rosette Rice Release Cleansing Oil's pump was stiff, so we were frustrated before the cleansing process even began. The formula was not ineffective, but we saw a lot of residue left over from waterproof products. Its claim of moisturizing also didn't hold up.

Didn't Work on Waterproof Makeup

D program Deep Cleansing Oil’s formula avoided common irritants. We felt clean and refreshed after cleansing but not dehydrated. It's good for sensitive skin, but did not work on waterproof makeup.


Then there's softymo's Deep Cleansing Oil, which we wouldn’t recommend under any circumstances. It was thin in consistency, didn’t work on waterproof items, and didn't spread well—we felt a lot of friction during application.

Just Cleans Alright, but Not Much Else

Just Cleans Alright, but Not Much Else

Some cleansers were just okay—they worked alright, but they didn't have any particularly standout traits about them. Argan Beauty Morocco's Argan Cleansing Oil was one of these. The formula was largely based off of rice bran oil and other botanicals, making it decently moisturizing, but the cleansing power was mild at best. It only works on light makeup.


ÍPSA's Cleansing Oil EX was largely made up of ester oils and offered below-average hydration and cleansing. While it spread readily, it soaked up too much oil, leaving skin feeling taut and dry. 

Biggest Strength and Weakness is Its Thick Consistency

Biggest Strength and Weakness is Its Thick Consistency

Chifure's Cleansing Oil was very thick in texture, which ensured skin stayed slick and friction-free. However, even after we’d rinsed off with water, we still felt tacky; following up with a good face wash is essential. The cleansing power was just decent and hydration was below average.

Cleans Well, but Lacks the Gentle Ingredients You’d Expect from a High End Brand

Cleans Well, but Lacks the Gentle Ingredients You’d Expect from a High End Brand

Although SK-II Facial Treatment Cleansing Oil had impressive cleansing power, working on even the waterproof mascara, we felt some friction during application. We were also surprised to find out that the formula only received a single point for its ingredients. 


That doesn’t mean it’s necessarily irritating, but simply that we can’t recommend the product with confidence to those with sensitive skin. On the plus side, it had a silky smooth texture and typical fragrance. 

Cleansing Oil That Just Doesn't Work

Cleansing Oil That Just Doesn't Work

DHC Deep Cleansing Oil felt less like a cleanser and more like thick olive oil. Unfortunately, we couldn’t find an ingredients list and therefore couldn’t grade it. 


Its cleansing power was sub-par. And yet, the formula managed to be dehydrating—our skin felt tight after rinsing it off. You also need to follow this up with a face wash, which may prove to be too much for naturally dry skin.

How We Tested Our Products

We determined that the best cleansers need to be strong enough to rid your skin of all makeup, whether you wear light powder or thick, waterproof items. However, they can’t be so strong that they’re dehydrating. Finally, they should also be made up of ingredients commonly recognized as safe (even for sensitive skin) for peace of mind.
This is how we tested for those factors.

Test ①: Cleansing Power

Test ①: Cleansing Power
We applied makeup to the back of our hands, then used the cleansing oils on them. (We purposely chose stubborn items to test on–see below.)
  • Waterproof mascara
  • Eye Shadow
  • Waterproof Eyeliner
  • Lip Tint
  • Liquid Foundation
After we had rinsed off, we checked for any residue and graded each product on a five-step scale. We found that mineral oil based cleansers tended to be the most powerful.

Test ②: Hydration (How Hydrated Skin Was After Cleansing)

Test ②: Hydration (How Hydrated Skin Was After Cleansing)
We used a moisture analyzer and measured water levels in our skin before application and five minutes after. We then compared the figures and graded each product on a five-step scale.
Generally speaking, mineral oils absorb a lot of oil and leave skin more dehydrated. On the other hand, corn germ oil was moisturizing. Both of the shu uemura products we tested, which featured corn germ oil as their first ingredient, left skin feeling smooth and supple after cleansing.

Test ③: Ingredients

Test ③: Ingredients
We had a specialist who used to work in cosmetics R&D look at all the products. She considered the harshness of each ingredient and whether or not a specific formulation was suitable for sensitive skin. She then graded each cleanser on a five-step scale.
※Keep in mind that a low score doesn’t equate to a dangerous product. It simply means that it was judged to be possibly irritating for folks with sensitive skin.
We learned that cleansers based off of naturally occurring fats and oils (such as those found in plants) and ester oils, with a simple ingredients list, were most suited for sensitive skin.
On the other hand, cleansers that contained multiple plant extracts and botanical oils had a higher chance of triggering a reaction, depending on skin type. This holds true even if the cleanser is all-natural or plant-derived. That’s why it’s so important to read the full ingredients list and not get tricked by words like “organic” and “botanical.”

Tips on How to Choose a Japanese Oil Cleanser – Buying Guide

Here are five big things to look out for.

Learn About the Types of Oils

Oil cleansers are usually made up of mineral oils, esters, naturally occurring oils and fats (usually plant-derived), or a combination of the three. The main properties of a cleanser are determined by the first oil on the list—that is, whatever type of oil is present in the largest quantity.

Mineral Oils are the Most Powerful Cleansers for Heavy Makeup

Mineral Oils are the Most Powerful Cleansers for Heavy Makeup
Mineral oils are the most oily, so as cleansers, they tend to leave behind little to no makeup residue. If you use waterproof items on a regular basis, a mineral oil-based cleanser is your best bet.
They can be cheap too; some drugstore brands start off at just a few dollars. However, depending on the source, some mineral oils can be difficult to rinse off with warm water, so you’ll need to finish up with a face wash. They also can deprive the skin of essential oils and moisture—so they’re not the best choice for folks with dry skin.

If any of the following is at the top of the ingredients list, you’ll know you have a mineral oil cleanser on your hands.

Common Examples of Mineral Oils
  • Mineral Oil
  • Isohexadecane
  • Hydrogenated Polyisobutene
  • Squalane

Esters Don’t Need to Be Followed By a Face Wash

Esters Don’t Need to Be Followed By a Face Wash

Esters aren’t quite as strong as mineral oils, but they are still effective cleansers. They don’t oxidize easily and bond well with the gunk on your skin. There are quite a few ester-based products that don’t require double-cleansing—that is, you don’t need to follow up with a face wash—which can save you time.

Esters can also strip your face of its natural oils, though not to the extent that mineral cleansers do. We still recommend finishing up immediately with a good moisturizer.
If any of the following heads the ingredients list, you’ll know you have a ester oil cleanser on your hands.
Common Examples of Esters
  • Cetyl Ethylhexanoate
  • Isopropyl Palmitate
  • Ethylhexyl Palmitate
  • Isopropyl Myristate
  • Triethylhexanoin

Naturally Occurring Oils and Fats are Gentle

Naturally Occurring Oils and Fats are Gentle
Naturally occurring oils and fats are derived from plants and animals—think olive oil or horse oil. These fats are similar in structure to human sebum, so they blend well into skin. The products do tend to be more expensive (tens of dollars), but fat/oil-based cleansers are the gentlest around.
Even if you fail to rinse off every last bit of a fat/oil-based cleanser, the residue will simply act like sebum and help moisturize skin. They’re the safest choice for those with dry or sensitive skin.
If any of the following heads the ingredients list, you’ll know you have a fat/oil-based cleanser on your hands.
Common Examples of Naturally Occurring Oils and Fats
  • Olive Oil
  • Sunflower Seed Oil
  • Meadowfoam Oil
  • Macadamia Nut Oil
  • Corn Germ Oil
  • Rice Bran Oil
  • Avocado Oil

Know Which Ingredients Are Safe for Your Skin and Which Are Not

Know Which Ingredients Are Safe for Your Skin and Which Are Not
One of the main culprits behind sensitive skin is a weakened barrier. A weakened barrier means you’re more susceptible to triggers, which in turn means you should be trying to avoid anything harsh or potentially irritating.
Don’t be lulled by that “additive-free” label, however. If a product is free of just one certain additive (artificial dyes or fragrances, for example), it can claim to be additive-free; it doesn’t matter if contains hundreds of other potentially triggering ingredients.
Know Which Ingredients Are Safe for Your Skin and Which Are Not
That’s why it’s important that you check specifically for what a product is free of. Cleansers free of the following ingredients are generally deemed to be mild enough for sensitive skin.
    Common Examples of Ingredients too Harsh for Sensitive Skin
  • Alcohol (Ethanol)
  • Synthetic Perfumes/Fragrances
  • Synthetic Dyes
  • Preservatives (Benzoic Acid, Parabens)

Note that not all parabens are irritating. However, items that contain a large amount of parabens or parabens that are highly antibacterial can sometimes act as triggers when applied to sensitive skin.

Figure Out Which Products Require Double-Cleansing

Figure Out Which Products Require Double-Cleansing
We mentioned this briefly in our conversation about esters, but many oil cleansers need to be followed with a face wash. This is the double-cleansing that heads most Japanese skincare routines (①cleanser ②face wash ③toner ④serum ⑤lotion ⑥cream).
But nowadays, you can find plenty of cleansers that can be used on their own. There’s a few benefits to these: they save you time, money and you only have to wash your face once, which means less rubbing and less moisture loss. That makes these all-mighty cleansers especially suited for folks with sensitive and dry skin.
However, if your face feels greasy even after you rinse off or you wear thick makeup, it’s better to double-cleanse. Any extra gunk left on your face is only going to feed pimples, so we recommend monitoring the state of your skin and deciding whether or not you need an extra wash on a case-by-case basis.

Understand That Not All Products Can Be Used in the Shower

Understand That Not All Products Can Be Used in the Shower
Generally speaking, oil cleansers lose their efficacy when mixed with water. If you’d prefer to remove all your makeup while in the shower, then look for a product that says it can be applied wet.
The only thing is, when you apply oil cleanser with wet hands, it becomes more difficult to mix it into an emulsion. Oil cleansers work best after they’ve been emulsified (more on this at the end of the article), so we recommend applying your cleansers dry on heavy makeup days.

Make Sure It Can Be Used on Eyelash Extensions

Make Sure It Can Be Used on Eyelash Extensions
Finally, make sure that your cleanser specifically states that it’s safe for eyelash extensions, if you have them. After all, your extensions are simply glued to your natural lashes, and a lot of mineral oil-based cleansers can weaken that bond.
However, there are plenty of options, mineral oil-based or not, that are extension-friendly. Just be careful, as some formulas will have disclaimers like “only compatible with general glues (such as cyanoacrylate adhesives).” So when you get a chance, ask your technician about what glue she or he uses on your lashes.

How to Best Use Oil Cleansers

Here are just a few tips and tricks.

Start Cleansing From Your Eyes and Lips

Start Cleansing From Your Eyes and Lips

If you feel like your cleanser’s not getting to all your makeup, try switching up how you apply it. Start off by blending product into areas where your makeup is the thickest—namely around your eyes and mouth. When you try to cleanse your entire face at once, you end up mixing all that gunk together, which may result in more residue.

And the more time you spend trying to clean up that residue, the more you’re rubbing at and potentially damaging your skin. We recommend moving on to your foundation only after you’ve at least somewhat cleaned up around your eyes and lips.

Rinse Off Only After the Cleanser’s Become a Milky Emulsion

Rinse Off Only After the Cleanser’s Become a Milky Emulsion
First, apply cleanser dry as usual, gently massaging it into your makeup. Once you’ve determined that your makeup has separated from your skin, collect a bit of warm water in the palm of your hand. 

The water should then mix with the oil on your hand, forming a whitish liquid. That’s the emulsion. Massage the emulsion into your face, then rinse off.

As you know, oil repels water. When you try to rinse off as is, you’re often stuck with some residue. However, if you let the cleanser emulsify first, you’ll be left with hardly a trace.

Products for the Rest of Your Skincare Routine

Products for the Rest of Your Skincare Routine
As we mentioned above, there’s typically six steps to a Japanese skincare routine. You use cleanser to rid your face of makeup. You then get rid of any residue and extra sebum with a face wash, prime with a toner, treat with a serum, moisturize with a lotion, and cap off with a cream. Learn more about some of the other products below.

Summary

We rounded up members from our editing department, purchased the 31 most popular Japanese oil cleansers, and tested them all. Some of them, unfortunately, did not make it into the Top 20 list.

We rated moisturizing cleansers and cleansers that squeeze every last bit of oil out of your skin, mineral oil-, ester-, and plant-based cleansers, and mild cleansers and powerful cleansers. We’ve gathered all the products; all you need to do is learn about your own skin and find your match.

Author: Rio Sasaki/Translation: Jasmine Li

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