Make Off Routine: Night-time Beauty Regime
Ah.. bed time, the time of the day that most of us look forward to..! We have previously given advice on ways to make you sleep better, however we never mentioned the process of taking off your makeup before bed. While many people find this a chore (guilty!), we should look at the whole process of makeup removal as a way to wind down. Use this time to have a relaxing pamper and enjoy it! Take a look at our top ultimate night-time beauty regime tips with some products that we love!
R E M O V E E Y E M A K E U PFirst and foremost, eye makeup removal. Smashbox It’s A Wrap Waterproof Makeup Remover is perfect for removing stubborn eye makeup. This step is crucial and should be done with a light hand so as not to pull on the extremely delicate under eye area. Simply, using a cotton pad, apply the remover with a little bit of warm water. Close your eyes and wipe the cotton pad downwards on the eye, this is so as not to pull on your delicate skin.
C L E A N S ECleanse, cleanse, cleanse, and then cleanse again! It’s important to clean all of your makeup off. You’d be surprised by how little makeup actually comes off in the first cleanse, so it’s always important to double cleanse. A fab cleanser is by Origins and is called A Perfect Deep Cleanser. This is a foaming face wash and makes your skin feel fresh and perfectly cleansed!
T O N EAlthough this step is not really essential after double cleansing, there’s no harm really in doing it! Toner is used to further clean the skin of any makeup or dirt that may have been left over. Try a toner that has no perfume or colour involved. Simple Kind To Skin Facial Toner is budget friendly and fab on your skin!
M O I S T U R I S E RUse a night cream. Not only will this feel luxurious on your skin, but it will also ensure that your skin is hydrated throughout the whole night. No7 do a great range of skin care, especially night skin care. One of our all-time favourite night creams is from No7 Protect & Perfect Intense Advanced Night Cream.
E Y E C R E A MThis is a step that no woman 25 and older, should avoid. In fact, it’s a necessity! A gorgeous eye cream is Clinique’s All About Eyes Eye Cream. Ensure that you gently tap this cream, under the eyes and out to where your crows feet are, with your ring finger. Don’t rub!
S E R U MThis is not a required step, but if you really want the pampered experience, do it! Your skin will thank you for it. Kiehl’s Midnight Recovery Concentrate is an oil based serum that gives your skin an instant surge of hydration. Simply use 2/3 drops into your hands, rub together, then press the product onto your skin. You will wake up with visibly fresher, more smooth skin.