We all want to start our day with clean, calm, radiant skin. This process actually begins the night before with thorough, gentle makeup removal. While taking off your makeup may be the last thing you want to do at the end of the long day, sleeping with your makeup on can lead to breakouts, irritation, and even premature aging.
Fortunately, the best way to remove makeup is easier than you think. With the right face wash, you can take off your makeup without makeup remover for clean, refreshed, hydrated skin.
How to Remove Makeup Without Makeup Remover
Many of us rely on makeup remover or cleansing wipes to take off our makeup. But when you use the right face wash, these products are extraneous at best.
Beware of Cleansing Wipes
Similarly, cleansing wipes can also do more harm than good when used overzealously. Wipes can tug on skin, causing irritation and leading to fine lines and wrinkles over time. They also aren’t as effective at removing makeup as facial cleanser and can leave irritating chemicals behind. This combination can lead to clogged pores, breakouts, irritation, and redness.
Remove Makeup and Deep Clean Skin with Gentle Double Cleansing
The best way to remove makeup is by double cleansing with a combination of oil-based and gentle foaming cleansers. Dirt and makeup can create a barrier that’s hard for cleansers to breach, preventing them from penetrating pores to cleanse properly.
A double cleanse is like sweeping before you mop. An initial cleanse with an oil-based cleanser dissolves dirt and impurities, clearing the way for a gentle foaming cleanser to clear pores of oil and sebum so that skincare can penetrate.
How to Double Cleanse
Start by using an oil-based cleanser such as our
Apply a few pumps of cleansing oil to a dry face and massage using circular strokes, working the product all the way up to the hair line and onto easy-to-miss spots such as the nostrils and lips. Be extra gentle when removing eye makeup, using a light touch on lids and around the lash line as our powerfully effective cleansing oil dissolves every trace of makeup — even waterproof eye makeup.
Rinse with water and watch as the product transforms into a silky, luxurious milky cleanser. Then follow with our