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Toss Your Makeup Wipes And Start Removing Your Makeup Like This At The End Of The Day For Healthier, Cleaner Skin

New Africa - stock.adobe.com - illustrative purposes only, not the actual person

Do you know what one of my favorite parts of my daily routine is? Besides waking up to snuggles from my dog and my first cup of coffee, I love coming home at the end of the day and taking off my makeup.

While most of us who wear makeup love experimenting with and looking good in it, taking it off at the end of the night is truly one of the best feelings ever. However, sometimes, we can get lazy and not want to take off our makeup, so we head straight to bed.

Whether you already know this or not, it’s worth reminding yourself just how crucial it is that you take your makeup off at the end of the day, especially before bed. While nothing horrible will happen if you accidentally forget to take off your makeup before falling asleep or party a little too hard and need to hit your pillow right when you get home, you should avoid doing that as often as possible.

Sleeping in makeup can lead to clogged pores, trap dirt, debris, and chemicals on your skin, and lead to acne, dryness, irritation around the eyes, and even premature aging.

Plus, if you sleep with your makeup on, you’re not allowing your skin to renew itself and can’t reap the benefits of any nighttime skincare products.

Some people still see makeup remover wipes as the best way of removing makeup. Sure, they’re great for a quick fix and nights when you’re sick or have been out all evening and truly can’t fathom standing over a sink for more than one minute.

But makeup wipes tend to have a lot of extra fragrances and ingredients that can irritate your skin over time.

However, there are better, more beneficial, and thorough ways to remove your makeup so that your skin can get the most out of your nighttime moisturizers and skincare products.

First, you want to ensure your hands are clean before removing your makeup and washing your face. Then, to remove your face makeup, use a nice brand of micellar water and a reusable cloth or some oil-based cleansing balm to get the job done. Gently scrubbing these products onto your skin will do a much better job of removing your makeup.

New Africa – stock.adobe.com – illustrative purposes only, not the actual person

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