How to gently remove your makeup while avoiding common mistakes

Life can be hectic, and it can be difficult to find time to do the little things on your list. Taking off your makeup before going to bed isn't exactly thrilling, but it's a requirement if you want to keep your skin healthy. While most makeup removal mistakes won't harm your skin immediately, it's a good idea to develop smart habits right from the start.
If you regularly wash your face with soap, you may find makeup residue on your towels after cleansing. To eliminate this problem, adopt a multistep approach that begins with gently removing your makeup with a makeup remover wipe. This will eliminate most of the makeup, but you'll still need to use cleansing oil and gentle facial soap.
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Why is it important to follow so many steps? Most people scrub too hard when using facial soap, which can irritate the skin. Cleansing oil gently breaks down foundation, waterproof makeup, long lasting lipstick and sunscreen.
A final wash with facial soap will ensure that all traces of makeup and oil are removed. It may sound like a time-consuming process, but it only takes a few extra minutes, and it's gentler on your skin.
Ready to learn how to do it?
Materials
- Makeup remover wipes
- Cleansing oil
- Gentle facial soap
- Soft cloth
- Face lotion
Fierce League
Instructions
1. To remove surface makeup, gently wipe your face with a makeup remover wipe. There's no need to tug or scrub since you'll be cleansing your face with oil next.
2. Pour a small amount of cleansing oil into your hands and rub them together. Massage the oil into your skin in circular motions. The oil will break down any remaining makeup and sunscreen.
3. Wipe away the remaining oil with a makeup wipe.
4. Wet your skin with lukewarm water, then wash your face with facial soap. Rinse your face with water, and pat the skin dry with a soft cloth.
5. Immediately apply face lotion to your face and neck. Tip: Warm the product between your palms, then pat it on your skin instead of rubbing it in.
No matter how tired you are, take a few minutes to remove your makeup properly. Your skin will thank you in the long run.
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