What you need
Removing your makeup correctly and exhaustively at the end of a long, tiring day is probably one of the most important skin care regimes you need to invest in. All you really need is a proper facial cleanser and an eye makeup remover.
The right technique
The long lasting coverage you love during the day—that is what you are up against at night. Start your makeup removal regime with a gentle, non-drying cleanser. The goal is not to rub your skin raw, but to use gentle hands and dab away the product. Also, it is advisable to rinse your face with lukewarm water after using your cleanser, while concentrating on washing your hairline and jawline as well.
The delicate eye area
The more eye makeup you opt to wear, the more important it becomes to use a specially formulated eye makeup remover. By using the correct product, you can ensure that even the stubborn waterproof or tearproof products you use will come off easily. Instead of using your bare fingers, apply the eye makeup remover with the help of a cotton swab or soft tissue and use gentle circular strokes. For an effective outcome and to ensure the residual makeup does not spread all over, work your strokes from the inner corner of your eye all the way to the outer corner, while constantly remembering to be extremely gentle. Finally, once all the makeup has been removed, lightly pat the whole area dry with soft tissue.
As you prepare to turn in and switch off the lights, conclude your day with a good moisturiser to nourish and pamper your skin. Effectively moisturising your face and lips will dictate youthful, radiant skin and will help compensate for all the stress, pollution and harsh conditions we subject our skin to all day long.