How to remove facial makeup gently and naturally without using chemical removers is a question I understandably get a lot.
One method that I have recommended in the past is using a very fine microfibre cloth such as the Jane Iredale Magic Mitt. All you do is wet the cloth and gently massage it around your face and it removes makeup with only water.
This isn’t a bad method and lots of people have loved it. I still think it’s a better option than chemical makeup removers. Magic Mitt lovers, if it works for you keep using it!
However, I’ve learned a lot about external skin care over the last year, and I no longer expressly recommend doing any mechanical exfoliation at all, particularly if your skin has an imbalance like acne or redness. [Read more…]