After a long day at work, removing your makeup is the last thing that you would want to do. But as we all know, sleeping with your makeup on can wreak havoc on your skin. Whether we like it or not, it is a must for us to remove makeup before sleeping. To help you out, here are the ways on how to remove makeup before going to bed.
Use a pre-cleanser first.
The best pre-cleanser to use is a makeup wipe. It is a must that the makeup on the face be wiped off first before you apply a facial cleanser. In this way, the makeup and dirt will not mix with each other and lowering the chances that these substances will be redistributed into the pores.
Use coconut oil in removing water-resistant makeup.
You know this water-resistant makeup is the most stubborn type of make up to clean, but it is something that coconut oil can’t fix. Just simply put a small amount of coconut oil in a cotton pad then wipe it on your face. Wash your face with soap afterwards to get rid of that oily feeling.
Cleanse and hydrate face using micellar water.
If you have dry skin, micellar water is the best cleanser for you. This is because it can attract dirt and makeup residue like a magnet plus it has amazing hydrating properties
Remove makeup in a natural and affordable way using milk.
Add a few drops of almond milk to a glass of milk. Soak a cotton ball in it and use it to wipe your face and voila—your face will be clean in an instant!
Make makeup removal easy with steam.
Soak a clean washcloth in hot water. Let it cool for a few seconds then place the cloth gently on your face. This simple trick will open up your pores, making it easy for you to remove your makeup even with using just a regular face soap!
Soothe the skin and clean your face using cucumbers.
Mash the cucumber slices using a blender until it forms a paste. Add a bit of olive oil and you can already use it as a cleanser. In addition to soothing the skin, cucumbers are also loaded with antioxidants that keep skin irritation at bay.
Exfoliate and cleanse face using baking soda and honey.
Add a bit of honey to your wash cloth then add a dash of baking soda and proceed on removing your makeup. Rinse it afterwards and your face will be as soft as ever!
Remove makeup while keeping skin moisturized with a baby wipe.
Makeup wipes may be effective in removing makeup but you cannot deny the fact that it tends to make skin dry. As a great alternative, baby wipes are highly recommended. Since these are designed to be used for babies, they are gentle enough and they give your skin the hydration it needs.
Follow the tips mentioned above and you can find efficient and easy ways on how to remove makeup before going to bed.
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