If you are like me you are a regular in the cosmetics aisle. Perusing the shelves, sampling the latest in lipstick formulas, eyeliners, and foundations searching for a flawless finish. Some people fell in love with makeup while making a mess at our mother’s dressing table and women, some of us never grew out of it.
Don’t worry, you are not alone!
But being the makeup junkies we are the process of taking it off is just as important if not more than the practice of putting it on. An impeccable beat begins with a perfect base which can only be the result of skin that’s been properly prepped by eliminating dirt, oils, and residue daily.
That is why a terrific makeup remover is crucial!
As someone who enjoys a complete face of glam, I learned the hard way that all makeup removers are not created equal. I used makeup remover wipes each night before cleanup and would ignore the smear of foundation that would be on my towel after drying off, not thinking that if there was cosmetics there then there was still makeup left over on my head also, seeping into my pores and leaving room for germs to grow.
Luckily there are tons of methods for makeup removal besides remover wipes such as cleansing balms, oils, gels, dissolving sprays even makeup removal sticks.
So after a stint of migraines, I decided to upgrade my approach and proceeded with a recommendation from a trusty Ulta employee.
The oil melts any makeup on the skin, then the micellar water cleanses and removes excess residue before you rinse with your cleanser, so no more leftover makeup on your towels.
Do not get me wrong, I still keep makeup remover wipes by my bedside or in my purse for those nights I’m too tired to do my whole routine. My favorites are the Sephora Collection Green Tea Cleansing & Exfoliating Wipes for skin, which are soothing, supposed to be mattifying and great for acne-prone skin. I also love the Too Faced Mascara Melt Off Cleansing Oil for eye makeup, which works for regular or waterproof mascara!
In the long run, it doesn’t matter which way you choose, find the best products that fit in with your lifestyle, just ensure that you have one that removes all leftover residue, trust me, it’s game changing!