What does cleanser mean?

Definitions for cleanser
ˈklɛn zərcleanser

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word cleanser.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. cleansing agent, cleanser, cleanernoun

    a preparation used in cleaning something


  1. cleansernoun

    Something that cleanses, such as a detergent.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. A Cleansernoun

    That which has the quality of evacuating any foul humours; or digesting a sore; a detergent.

    Etymology: clænsere, Sax.

    If there happens an imposthume, honey, and even honey of roses, taken inwardly, is a good cleanser. John Arbuthnot, on Alim.


  1. cleanser

    A cleanser is a substance, usually a liquid or a cream, that is used to remove dirt, impurities, makeup or oil from surfaces such as skin, clothes, or objects. This term is often used specifically for products designed for cleaning the face or body.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cleansernoun

    one who, or that which, cleanses; a detergent


  1. Cleanser

    A cleanser is a product used to cleanse something, such as a detergent or industrial cleaning agent. A popular type of cleanser is a facial care product that is used to remove make-up, dead skin cells, oil, dirt, and other types of pollutants from the skin of the face. This helps to unclog pores and prevent skin conditions such as acne. Many people use a cleanser once or more times a day as part of their skin care regimen together with a toner and moisturizer. Using a cleanser to remove dirt is considered to be a better alternative to bar soap or another form of skin cleanser not specifically formulated for the face for the following reasons: ⁕Bar soap has a high pH, and the skin's surface pH is on average 4.7. This means that soap can change the balance present in the skin to favor the overgrowth of some types of bacteria, increasing acne. ⁕Bar cleansers in general, soap or not, have thickeners that allow them to assume a bar shape can clog pores, leading to acne. ⁕Using bar soap on the face can remove natural oils from the skin that form a barrier against water loss. This causes the sebaceous glands to subsequently overproduce oil, a condition known as reactive seborrhoea, which will lead to clogged pores. In order to prevent drying out the skin, many cleansers incorporate moisturizers.

Anagrams for cleanser »

  1. cleaners

  2. recleans

  3. sclarene

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cleanser in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cleanser in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of cleanser in a Sentence

  1. Clara Long:

    The kids had colds and were sick and said they didn't have access to soap to wash their hands. It was an alcohol-based cleanser. Some kids who were detained for two to three weeks had only one or two opportunities to shower, one said they hadn't showered in three weeks. Hygiene and living conditions like this creates a risk of spreading infectious disease. It makes me very concerned about the public health emergency.

  2. Mona Gohara:

    The wrong cleanser can wreck your skin, if you use a standard soap — a cleanser that has a basic pH — it strips the skin of natural oils and compromises the skin barrier, leading to irritation and dry, lackluster skin. Using a mild, pH-neutral nonsoap cleanser helps moisturize while you cleanse and deposits skin-identical lipids back into the skin.

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