Funmi Monet's Top 10 Favorite Cleansers

Funmi Monet's Top 10 Favorite Cleansers

Beauty + Skincare Content CreatorFunmi Monet

"My name is Funmi Monet and I'm a licensed professional counselor as well as a beauty + lifestyle content creator on social media. Self-care is an important part of how I maintain my mental health, and I've used my platform to explore and share my opinion on products I try along the way."

Funmi Monet is a popular skincare, beauty influencer, and licensed therapist who loves to share her tips on self-care. Her Instagram is full of easily-accessible information on her favorite skincare and makeup products. After seeing her helpful tips, reviews, and passion for self-care, we just knew we had to get in touch with her!

After contacting Funmi, she prepared a great list of her favorite cleansers that we'd like to share here. She says about the list, "These are all tried, tested, and Funmi approved. I have oily and dehydrated skin, so it's important to use cleansers that won't further exacerbate my skin issues." If you're aligned with her skin type, these products could have amazing effects on you too!

  • Last updated: 09-03-2020
Table of Contents

Funmi Monet's mybest

iS CLINICALCleansing Complex

6 oz.


Sunday RileyCeramic Slip Cleanser

5 oz.


Jordan Samuel SkinMatinee Gel Cleanser

6 oz.


Krave BeautyMatcha Hemp Hydrating Cleanser

4.05 oz.


CeraVeHydrating Cream-to-Foam Cleanser

19 oz.


KinshipNaked Papaya Face Cleanser

5.25 oz.


Then I Met YouSoothing Tea Cleansing Gel

3.38 oz.


Dr. LorettaMicro-Exfoliating Cleanser

6.7 oz.


StratiaVelvet Cleansing Milk

4 oz.


Funmi Monet's mybest Summary

All of these products have been tried and tested by Funmi herself, so you know that they really do work! She has sensitive skin, however, so do take that into account when weighing your choices on these products. 

Taking care of your skin can really do wonders for your mental health, so we hope that Funmi's list of recommendations helps you to discover great cleansers that work for you. You can catch up with Funmi Monet on her Instagram here for more!

Popular Expert Picks

Popular Experts

Popular Articles

  • 10 Best Korean Night Creams in 2022 (Aesthetician-Reviewed)
    10 Best Korean Night Creams in 2022 (Aesthetician-Reviewed)
    If you're a K-beauty fanatic, you know that ingredients in Korean skincare can do a body good. When it comes to your nighttime routine, night creams are the perfect tool for ensuring a great beauty rest! That's why we went out of our way to research and compile a list of our absolute favorite Korean night creams.In our opinion, Neogen x Joan Kim VitaDuo Day and Night Cream is among the great Korean skincare products that provide great hydrating and moisturizing effects. Aside from being effective, it's also very innovative as it contains two creams - intensive day cream and night cream - in one container. Check out what more skincare products are a good addition to your night skincare routine! And if you're still full of questions, check out our buying guide with tips from aesthetician Devan Jesmer.
    Cosmetics and skincare
  • 10 Best Tried and True Japanese Toners in 2022 (Beauty Expert-Reviewed)
    10 Best Tried and True Japanese Toners in 2022 (Beauty Expert-Reviewed)
    The Japanese skincare routine has quite a few steps. There’s cleansing; then the first step after cleansing is toning. To help you ease into Japanese skincare, we ordered the 10 most popular toners from Japan’s e-commerce giants (such as Amazon, Rakuten, and @cosme) and tested them all. We also invited a specialist and had her compare the following:Moisturization AbilityIngredientsFeelThis is how we tested and found the most exceptional Japanese toners. We also consulted our specialist about skincare–for example, we asked about how to properly put on toner and the order in which we should apply toner, lotion, and essences. We share all this information at the end of the article, so stay tuned.
    Cosmetics and skincare
  • 9 Best Tried and True Japanese Hair Dyes in 2022 (Hair Stylist-Reviewed)
    9 Best Tried and True Japanese Hair Dyes in 2022 (Hair Stylist-Reviewed)
    Dyeing hair has been on-trend recently, but it can be expensive to do. Why not try an at-home kit instead of heading out to the salon? They're perfect for trying out different colors and getting a feel for dyeing hair in general. Japanese hair dyes, though formulated with dark, black Asian hair in mind, can also work great for other types of hair, but always make sure to conduct a patch test in case!To figure out what's best to use, we evaluated and tested 9 of the most popular hair dyes found on popular e-commerce sites in Japan, like Amazon, Rakuten, and Yahoo! Shopping. We tested them based on three criteria: FinishHow long the color lastedHow it felt after dyingKeep on reading to find out which was our top pick for best Japanese hair dye!
    Cosmetics and skincare
  • 10 Best Korean Sunscreens for Oily Skin in 2022 (Aesthetician-Reviewed)
    10 Best Korean Sunscreens for Oily Skin in 2022 (Aesthetician-Reviewed)
    Frustrated with all the sunscreens with rich consistency that won't sink into your skin and make your skin feel even oilier than it already is? Consider using a Korean sunscreen! Most have a lightweight consistency that can absorb quickly into your skin and provide optimal protection against the sun. Besides, some even contain ingredients that can help regulate oil production to balance out your oily skin and leave it feeling much more refreshed.After combing the internet, we've found 10 Korean sunscreens that can work like a charm for your oily skin. One of them is COSRX's Aloe Soothing Sun Cream, which is formulated with aloe leaf extract to soothe and lightly moisturize the skin. There are other products that are equally effective on our list, so give them a look as well!  And check out our buying guide and additional tips from aesthetician Devan Jesmer.
    Cosmetics and skincare
  • 10 Best Tried and True Japanese Body Washes in 2022 (Beauty Expert-Reviewed)
    10 Best Tried and True Japanese Body Washes in 2022 (Beauty Expert-Reviewed)
    Have you ever wanted a body wash that doesn't have a strong scent? Or something that can moisturize your skin? Well, why not both? Japanese body washes are known for their gentle scents, formulas, and great feel. That's why we scoured popular e-commerce sites in Japan like Amazon, Rakuten, and to find the best body washes available online. Then we purchased some of the most popular products and tested them for the following:Cleansing abilityMoisturizing abilityIngredientsFeelKeep reading to find out our 10 best Japanese body washes available online.
    Cosmetics and skincare
  • We Tried the 10 Best Japanese Whitening Serums in 2022 (Beauty Expert-Reviewed)
    We Tried the 10 Best Japanese Whitening Serums in 2022 (Beauty Expert-Reviewed)
    Whitening serums are essential for those who want to suppress melanin production and reduce the appearance of freckles and dark spots. However, with a wide range of products available, from brands such as HAKU, Chifure, and MUJI, to high-end brands such as Sunstar and Albion, as well as a dizzying number of active ingredients like tranexamic acid, kojic acid, and arbutin, it’s difficult to tell which ingredients are actually effective and which aren’t, as well as which products are best for sensitive skin.To determine the best whitening serums, we gathered the 48 best-selling whitening serums on e-commerce sites popular in Japan, like Amazon, Rakuten, Yahoo! Shopping, and @cosme SHOPPING and tested them all.We tested each product for the following:IngredientsMoisturizing abilityFeelIn addition to our buying guide on how to choose a whitening serum, we'll also explain what you can expect from a whitening serum and answer your questions on whether or not they work on hyperpigmentation. Keep reading to find out more!
    Cosmetics and skincare
  • 10 Best Citrus Perfumes in 2022 (Michael Kors, Dolce & Gabbana, and More)
    10 Best Citrus Perfumes in 2022 (Michael Kors, Dolce & Gabbana, and More)
    Are you looking for your signature scent or ready to experiment with some new fragrances? A citrus perfume may be just what you need to feel and smell refreshed! There are all kinds of citrus smells out there, from zesty lemon to sweet and bitter yuzu, and plenty of others in between. The only problem is, how do you choose the right citrus perfume when there are so many different options? We've put together a list of our top 10 citrus perfumes to help you choose your newest fragrance! From fresh and fruity to warm and spicy, you'll be sure to find the best citrus perfume for you. Our number one pick is Michael Kors' Sporty Citrus because of its sweet blend of fruity, floral, and musky notes. Read on to see what other scents we loved, and check out our buying guide for tips on how to choose the perfect perfume!
    Cosmetics and skincare
  • Search by Category