Going to bed with a full face of makeup still on is always a bad idea! Oddly enough, even though makeup can help us to look younger, it often makes us age faster in the long run. Since we tend to wear a lot of makeup as women, it is important that we also maintain an anti-aging routine before bed in order to reduce the signs of aging caused by dirt, makeup, sweat, and oil that accumulates on our skin throughout the day.
Keep in mind that there is no one particular cleansing regimen to help every single girl; the cleanser you use should be based on your own skin type. There are specific cleansers for oily skin, dry skin, normal skin, acne, sensitive skin, combination skin, and even organic options.
You should also be using thermal water in spray form instead of your tap water, and be using a makeup remover in addition to the cleanser. You also shouldn’t cleanse your skin more often than every 24 hours, otherwise you risk over-cleansing.
Now that we’re up to speed on the basics of cleansing, I want to recommend cleaners from several online stores: Clarisonic.com, Sephora.com, and Ulta.com.
Clarisonic’s innovative cleansing device works unlike any other product. It can be used on any type of skin because different brush heads are attached to it depending on your skin type. These include a body brush head, a delicate skin brush head, a deep pore cleansing brush head, and an acne cleansing brush head.
The technology within the device can detect the brush head used, and will act accordingly. Unlike working in a basic circular motion, the Clarisonic’s oscillation depends solely on the skin’s elasticity.
The Clarisonic device has been proven to help the face absorb Vitamin C better, cleanse six times better than using hands alone, improve skin elasticity after four weeks, and increase skin hydration. It helps reduce wrinkles and fine lines in the skin, and makes the skin itself tighter, softer, firmer, and glowing.
Sephora is a beauty retail company that specializes in skincare among other forms of beauty (such as fragrance and hair care). The skilled employees at Sephora have been trained to recognize varying skin types and know a lot about the physiology of skin. In other words, they’re a great company to purchase cleansers from!
Sephora.com has over 150 different cleansing products to choose from. You can sort by price, best selling, and highest rated by customers.
Zero Oil Deep Pore Cleanser
I like the Zero Oil Deep Pore Cleanser because it uses natural ingredients. And it’s perfect for my oily skin. The goal of this cleanser is to remove excess oil without drying the skin out in return. It also reduces shine, refines pores, and lessens the chance of acne. It uses salicylic acid, saw palmetto, and cooling mint. No sulfates, petrochemicals, parabens, or GMOs are used.
ULTA is a large beauty retailer that specializes in affordable skincare, cosmetics, fragrances, and hair care. They focus on the convenience, value, and overall variety of their products. Ulta.com features over 50 different affordable cleansing products. While the variety isn’t as large as Sephora.com, every single product is affordable. Even the most expensive scrubs are between $32 and $46.
St. Ives Invigorating Apricot Scrub
Not only is the St. Ives Invigorating Apricot Scrub the cheapest product they sell at just $3.99, it’s also a product I’ve used myself when I once had adult acne! It’s an oil-free, all natural cream with exfoliating beads that work to smoothen and radiate the skin without drying it out.
Clarisonic.com, Sephora.com, and Ulta.com are all very helpful places to purchase cleansing products depending on your budget. After browsing those websites for a short time, you should be able to narrow down the perfect cleanser for yourself with ease! For more information about skincare click here.
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