This seems to be the best way to remove your makeup
We all know that healthy skin starts with a good cleansing. But no matter how well you scrub and lather, it sometimes seems like you can’t get all your makeup off. Despite our best efforts, we keep wondering how to remove it completely.
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1# take your time
Especially when it comes to eye makeup, the more time you take the better. You need to give the cleansers time to do their job. Apply make-up remover and leave it on for a few minutes. This gives it enough time to break down all products, and it is then easy to remove.
2# Soap and water
Many make the mistake of just using cleansing wipes and then crawling into bed. This way, only a very small part of all make-up is removed. Water and soap is the easiest and best way to remove all residue. Using only wipes and then applying a moisturizer will “push” dirt into your pores and make you more likely to wake up with uneven skin.
3# Use a cleanser to remove make-up
Some tend to use a face wash that is not designed to remove makeup. If you suspect yours falls into this category, it’s time to start looking for a good makeup remover. The right remover can work wonders when it comes to the health of your skin. Unlike a face wash, a make-up remover does remove all residue.
4# Make sure to also clean the edges of your eyelid
If there is one area that is often forgotten when removing your makeup, it is the edge of your eyelid. Eyeliner and mascara build up over time, which can cause eye irritation. To clean them properly, a cotton swab with some olive oil can be your lifesaver. The oil breaks everything down so you don’t have to scrub. In any case, don’t rub too hard, as that can result in your lashes breaking and falling out.
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5# Push back your hair and cleanse your hairline
Makeup can also build up around your hairline, which can lead to clogged pores and breakouts. Hold your hair back, with a hairband or rubber band, and clean along your hairline well as well. Make sure it comes into contact with your hair as little as possible. The remover can cause greasy hair or an irritated scalp.
6# Cotton pads instead of balls
Cotton balls can ‘break down’, causing the fibers to end up on your eyelashes or skin. And that can lead to irritation. Always opt for cotton pads instead of balls, preferably with a light texture. The cotton wool pads from the drugstore work fine as long as they don’t fall apart.
7# Finish with hydration
Even if you don’t have dry skin, you should always keep good hydration after removing your makeup. If you’ve just removed your lipstick, apply some balm, and treat your eyes with a nourishing eye cream. Removing makeup can dry out the skin around your eyes, which is the most sensitive area on your face.