The most important step in our skincare regime, these cult cleansers are guaranteed to transform your skin in time for the big day, says bridal beauty expert, Emily Berryman… Colm and Sara's Wedding (19)

Lancer The Method: Cleanse, £48

Sporting more A-list fans than you can shake a designer stick at; Victoria Beckham, Kim Kardashian and Scarlett Johansson are just a few of the skin-savvy celebs who swear by this pricey-but-powerful cleanser.


Dermalogica UltraCalming Cleanser, £27.20

Amazing for sensitive skin, this bridal classic is super-gentle, which means you can stop worrying about last minute irritation and flare-ups. Okay, you may be anything but calm as you take to the aisle, but at least your skin will be.

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Clarins Pure Melt Cleansing Gel, £20.50

If you prefer the freshness you get from a wash-off cleanser, this clever gel-to-milk formula is well worth a try. Packed with softening oils to remove dirt without the usual tightness you can get from foaming washes, skin is left feeling silky soft.


Murad AHA/BHA Exfoliating Cleanser, £34

If you are looking for a cleanser that gives good glow, this Murad favourite contains shed-loads of exfoliators, including salicylic acid and lactic acid, to slough away dulling dead skin cells for a brighter complexion, no spa required.


Bobbi Brown Soothing Cleansing Oil, £31

Doing an honourable job at dissolving away a days’ make-up in one easy swish, this luxurious oil is loved by busy make-up artists and brides alike. And don’t be frightened by the fact that it is an oil – it works brilliantly for all skin types!


Skyn Iceland Pure Cloud Cleanser, £22.50

Packed with plant oils to clear grubby pores and moisturising shea butter to soother, this comforting hot cloth cleanser works like a dream when wedding stress has left your complexion feel dry and stroppy.


Éminence Blueberry Soy Exfoliating Cleanser, £29

Madonna may not have had much luck with her capes lately, but we have Madge to thank for drawing our attention to this fabulous find. Containing blueberry, pineapple and grape to naturally purify and brighten tired complexions. If only our beauty booty counted towards our five-a-day!


Oskia Renaissance Cleansing Gel, £28

Often selling out globally thanks to its legions of skin-shopping devotees, we love this non-foaming cleanser as it is brimming with glow-giving vitamins and leaves our skin feeling soft but squeaky clean. Soak up while you can!


Elemis Pro-Collagen Cleansing Balm, £55

Beauty aficionados are barmy about balm cleanseres, and this gorgeous good is definitely a pre-wedding must-try. Crammed with lush natural goodies like rose waxes and elderberry, Elemis’ fastest ever seller works like a mini facial everyday.


DHC Deep Cleansing Oil, £21.50

A beauty editors’ staple, we are told that one bottle of this golden oil is sold every 10 seconds somewhere in the world. And we can see why – this is no-fuss, effective cleansing at its very best.


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