When it comes to makeup, we all know that removing it at the end of the day is the right thing to do. Makeup removal prevents clogged pores and breakouts and helps keep your skin healthy.
There are many ways to remove makeup and lots of products available to cleanse your facial skin and exfoliate the dead skin cells away. We are going to give you all of the tips on how to conveniently remove your makeup the right way so that you can look and feel your best.
Five Tips for Squeaky Clean Skin
Did you know that your skin renews itself at night while you get your beauty sleep? It’s true, your skin’s metabolic rate increases at night, which means your skin produces lots of fresh new skin cells. This is why it is important to support your skin at night by cleansing and applying serums and moisturizers.
This will provide you with glowing skin by day. You can support your skin by making sure you remove all of the makeup from your skin before getting some shut-eye, followed by a serum and moisturizer.
Tip # 1: When To Cleanse
Cleansing your face twice per day, once in the morning and again at night, is the way to go.
Obviously, cleansing at night before bedtime is good to remove oils and makeup. Cleansing in the morning is also just as important. When you sleep, your skin accumulates sebum which you’ll want to remove in the morning for a fresh complexion and canvas for your makeup.
Tip # 2: Stop the Clock
When it comes to cleansing your face, don’t rush through it. It will be worth the extra few minutes you take to save yourself from congested skin and future breakouts.
If you’re using a makeup remover for eye makeup, apply it and allow it to sit for a few minutes. This will allow it time to break down any stubborn areas that may not want to budge initially.
After you let the makeup remover work its magic, gently wipe off the makeup with a Cotton Candy Pad. Be careful not to pull the delicate skin around your eyes. Slow down and take your time.
Tip # 3: Use a Cleanser Designed To Remove Makeup
Pre-moistened makeup removing wipes seem like a convenient way to remove makeup, but they don’t fully cleanse your skin. If you wipe your skin with pre-moistened makeup remover wipes and then moisturize, you’re actually pushing dirt and oils back into your pores and sealing them in for an overnight siesta. That’s not good!
If you still want to use makeup wipes, wipe first, then do a thorough cleansing. This will give your skin a nice double cleanse that will ensure you remove every bit of makeup from your pores.
When choosing a facial cleanser, make sure it is labeled specifically for makeup removal. There are a few types of cleansers you can look for when choosing one.
Micellar Water: Micellar water contains purified water, surfactants (ingredients used for cleansing), and glycerin. These compounds help remove makeup, oil, and dirt from the skin. One of the best things about micellar water is that it is alcohol-free, which means it won’t dry out your skin. All skin types can use micellar water which is pretty awesome, too.
Exfoliating Cleansers: Exfoliants remove dead skin cells and leave you with a nice glowing complexion. If you have sensitive skin, be careful. Exfoliants can be harsh on sensitive skin. Exfoliating cleansers work double-time to both cleanse and exfoliate the skin in one step. If you don’t have an exfoliating cleanser, use an exfoliating cloth instead.
- Oil-Based Cleansers: The new oil-based cleansers today work wonders on the skin by removing makeup, dirt, and oil. A common myth is that oil-based cleansers will cause oily skin. The opposite is true. Oil dissolves oil. Oil-based cleansers often contain nourishing ingredients, too.
Avoid cleansers that contain fragrances, alcohol, and other harsh chemicals. If you have acne-prone skin, an oil-based cleanser is one you’ll probably want to avoid.
You may see the word “non-comedogenic” on labels. This means that it won’t clog your pores, another important item to look for on your facial products.
Lather up and gently remove your makeup with a cloth or facial brush and rinse with warm water.
Tip # 4: Try a Cotton Candy Cloth
Cotton Candy Cloths are makeup remover cloths. They remove makeup on one side of the cloth and exfoliate your skin on the other side. These cloths are really convenient because you can use them on the go or when you need a quick makeup removal. They remove all of your makeup in one easy, non-messy step. Plus, they’re machine washable, so you can use them again and again.
Tip #5: Eye Makeup Removal
Removing your eye makeup is very important, especially if you wear contacts. If you are wearing false eyelashes, gently remove them and follow cleansing with an oil-based makeup remover. The oil-based remover will dissolve your makeup or magnetic liner so that it can be easily and completely removed. Make sure that all of your eyeliner and mascara are removed.
Toners and Moisturizers
After cleansing your skin, you will want to follow with a toner. Toners help remove all of the last traces of dirt or oil left on your face after cleansing. A toner also returns your facial skin to its proper pH level.
Moisturizer is important to help keep your skin hydrated after cleansing. Make sure to find one that fits your skin type and apply it after cleansing for a fresh, silky finish.
Keep Your Skin Clean
Keeping your skin clean and free of makeup at the end of the day is important in order to prevent clogged pores and breakouts.
Choose a cleanser that is right for your skin type and follow your cleansing with a toner and moisturizer.
Skincare is important because your skin is the canvas for your makeup application. You want your skin to remain clean and clear.
Glamnetic Cotton Candy Cloths and Pads can help you remove your makeup thoroughly. One side of the cloth is labeled to clean your skin, while the other side is labeled to exfoliate. Cleanse, exfoliate, and done!
Once you’re finished cleansing, simply place the cloth or pads in the wash bag and toss it into your washing machine. The cloths and pads last up to six months.
Glamnetic designed a few different makeup removers for you to use to make makeup removal easy. Try our SOO Clean! Jumbo Pens. These felt tip pens make your makeup blunders easy to fix on the go.
Also, try the On-The-Go-Oopsies makeup remover swabs. These swabs are TSA approved, so you can travel with this perfect removal solution with no worries as you travel the world.
Clean skin is easy to have with just a little time and effort.
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