There are many tried-and-true beauty rules we actually aim to follow, and going to bed with a clean face is one of them. Don’t get us wrong; there are definitely nights when we come home from a long day at work or night out and would rather face-plant into the bed. But somehow, some way, we’re able to gather just enough energy to blindly grab makeup removers that actually work and run them across our faces.
Come morning, our pillowcases will let us know if that waterproof mascara or lipstick came all the way off (*fingers crossed*). And over time, we’ve come face-to-face with an unfortunate truth: Makeup wipes kind of suck. Hear us out. We’re not saying you need to swear them off forever, but everyday use of even the gentlest cloths can leave the skin red, chapped and irritated, especially if you wear heavy makeup.
Though other forms of makeup removal aren’t as convenient, they do feel a lot nicer on the skin and usually come with cleansing benefits too, so you can cut your routine down a few steps. Ahead, 20 balms, oils, sticks and micellar waters that get the job done and won’t cost a lot either.
Originally posted on StyleCaster.
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