Why do I need a makeup remover?
There is no doubt that makeup is transformative—it can do so much to balance, correct and enhance your appearance and it’s a commitment-free way to experiment with new looks and express yourself. All you do at the end of the day is wash it away! But when it comes to many types of oil-based, cream-based, wax-based and waterproof formulas, washing your makeup away might be easier said than done. That’s where good makeup removers come in—they’re formulated to break through the makeup on your eyes, face and lips and leave your skin free of the residue that could lead to clogged pores, breakouts and congested skin.
Can I remove makeup with a face wash?
You can, but face washes aren’t always designed to break up heavy cosmetic formulas. Face washes aim to treat your skin as gently as possible as they cleanse, which is good news for your skin but not as effective for removing cosmetics as a dedicated makeup remover can be. Also, in the process of removing makeup with a facial cleanser, you may need to rub and scrub to get all the makeup off, which can lead to redness, irritation and undue stress on your skin.
What is the best way to remove makeup?
It’s best to begin your nighttime skin care routine with makeup removal. Nighttime is when your skin works hardest to reset and regenerate, and it does so most effectively when your face is clean. Apply makeup remover to your fingers, a cotton ball or a reusable cleansing pad and gently massage it into your face, eyelids, lashes and lips to break down makeup. Wipe it all off with a clean facecloth or cleansing pad, then proceed with your before-bed routine of cleansing, toning, treating and moisturizing your skin so you and your complexion will sleep well.
Is makeup remover good for your skin?
A gentle formula such as a melting cleansing balm contains good-for-your-skin ingredients like hyaluronic acid, ceramides and peptides to leave your skin feeling smooth and hydrated.
How do I choose the best makeup remover?
Look for a formula with a creamy or oily texture that will be able to gently break down the ingredients in makeup that allows it to last on your skin, lashes and lips. If you’re traveling or prefer the convenience of disposable makeup remover wipes.These pre-moistened makeup wipes contain castor oil, aloe extract and glycerin to gently remove and sanitize as they hydrate and calm the skin.