Today I’m going to be breaking down my nighttime routine and how I get “unready”, or ready for bed! If you haven’t read my skincare favorites, diving into my skincare routine, you can find that post here! This point will be more focused on the makeup removal process and what my favorite products to use are!
Starting with makeup wipes, I have a few favorites! The ones I’m currently using are Simple Cleansing Wipes. They’re the best drugstore option I have found! They’re very gentle on the skin, but remove makeup so easily – even waterproof!
I do have two honorable mentions though, and both are advertised as specific to the eyes. This just means they’re gentle enough to be used around the eyes, I still use them for my full face.
The Tarte Fresh Eyes are amazing and remove full coverage, glittery, glam in seconds! They’re infused with maracuja oil, so they leave your skin feeling a little oily after use, I just always cleanse immediately after anyway, so I don’t mind. They’re also biodegradeable, which is incredible. As for Skyn Iceland Cleansing Wipes for Eyes, they’re described as “infused with pure Icelandic glacial waters and soothing natural botanicals, these gentle yet effective foaming cloths effortlessly sweep away waterproof makeup and other impurities without stinging or irritating the delicate skin around the eyes. Cucumber extract helps calm and de-stress overworked eyes.” I love these because they’re so gentle on my skin and remove all my crazy eye makeup looks with ease!
If I had really stubborn or heavy makeup on, I might take it a step further and go in with a makeup cleansing balm or emulsifier. My favorites are the Clinique Take the Day Off Cleansing Balm and the PUR Cosmetics Melt away!
The PUR Melt Away Emulsifier is an all-natural makeup remover that infuses your skin with 12 naturally fragrant oils, including avocado oil, lemon peel oil and jasmine oil. I have a coupon code for 20% off PUR’s website, it’s just HAILIE at checkout! The Clinique Take the Day Off balm is a lightweight makeup remover that quickly dissolves tenacious eye and face makeups, sunscreens. It comes out of the jar as balm, but as you rub it in your hands and work it into your skin it melts into an oil. It makes the makeup removal process so much easier!
After both those steps, I go in and cleanse my skin with my Clinique Mild Liquid Facial Soap, which you can read more about that, and the rest of my skincare routine, here. The only thing I didn’t include in my routine was a toner, which I do after I cleanse. I don’t use toners every single day, but I really love the Pixi Glow Tonic and no surprise here, the Mario Badescu Rose Facial Spray.
The Pixi Glow Tonic is my go-to because I’ve actually seen visible results from using it. It great for all skin types works as a gentle exfoliator to buff away dead skin and deep cleanse pores. It has shrunk my pores and helped clear up any acne issues I’ve had nearly overnight, I am obsessed with quick results from it! The Mario rosewater spray is more of a hydrating mist, I use this only when my skin is feeling super dry or I want a little refresher.
Be sure to read my skincare routine blog post to find out what other products I use and recommend! Thanks again for stopping by and reading! XO