How to Remove Makeup Properly, According to Dermatologists

It is essential to remove makeup completely before going to bed because your skin goes through regenerative processes at night, which helps keeps it looking fresh and young. We all know that flawless skin begins with a thorough cleanse and care. 

Dermatologists and experts recommend that you always carefully and correctly remove your makeup before going to sleep to avoid skin conditions such as acne breakouts, puffiness around your eyes, fine lines, dry skin, and even wrinkles formed by collagen breakdown.

 Whether you have dry skin or oily skin, here is a gentle way to remove your makeup and hydrate your skin:

First Step: Clean your face with micellar water

Soak a cotton pad with micellar water, and slowly and gently cleanse your face to remove the base layer of makeup. It is better to take two-phase micellar water, as it cleanses the skin more thoroughly. Micellar water is less harsh and less drying than regular water. Do not rub your face with a cotton pad too much. It can damage your skin, especially if it is sensitive. 

Second Step: Use milk to rinse off the remains of makeup

The next step that many girls prefer to skip is the use of milk for removing makeup. The milk should also be applied to a cotton pad to rinse off the remains of makeup without using water. The main thing is to use the milk to rub gently on your face to get rid of the makeup layer. By the way, milk cleansing makeup remover will be especially useful if you have dry, sensitive skin.

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Third step: Use mousse or foam cleansers

You should wash your face with a product specially selected for your skin type. It is best to use mousse or foam cleansers, as they are lighter in texture than gels or gel scrubs. Foam cleansers do not damage the skin and tend to cleanse skin extra-thoroughly.

Fourth step: Use face tonic

Next step, you need to use a face tonic, of which many girls most often forget. Gently pat your entire face with the tonic and allow it to absorb into your skin. Face tonic is very helpful and necessary because it will restore your skin pH levels, revitalize your skin, and reduces pores. 

The last step: Moisturizer your face

The last stage is the skin hydration. You need to choose a good moisturizer that is suitable for your skin type and age. If you have oily skin, this does not mean that it is not worth moisturizing. It means that it is better to choose lighter moisturizers textures. If you have very dry skin, use a richer moisturizing cream rather than a lotion.