Did you know that cleansing should be a two step process? Removing makeup and washing your face are two entirely different things, which is why double cleansing is so important at the end of the day.
Double cleansing is essentially washing your face twice, but there are a few tricks which are useful to know.
Pick your cleansers wisely – the first cleanse is just to remove makeup and grime for the day, so you don’t need expensive or luxurious cleansers for this, or one with many active ingredients. An oil works well to remove makeup, as it emulsifies and removes it completely. Your second cleanse will cleanse the skin and work as a treatment – make it into your own little spa experience! Use a balm, and massage it thoroughly into the skin, paying attention to congested areas. Remove it with a warm, wet flannel before toning and using any treatments and moisturisers.
Double cleansing your skin every night will lead to a clearer and healthier complexion.