At this point in your life, post-teen years, it’s presumed that you wash your face every night. If you don’t, or you forget to do it, it’s probably a good idea to remind yourself why it’s a skincare must-have. Removing your make-up at night is a very important part of maintaining a clear complexion and avoiding spots and acne.
According to Quintessence, for women older than 30 it becomes a vital part of maintaining a youthful appearance because base or foundation that is left on all night will dry out the skin and clog the pores. And if you leave your mascara on all night it dries the eyelashes, which causes them to crack and break off.
When removing make-up at night you must be able to see your face! If you have long hair pull it back with a headband, clip or ponytail holder. Begin by removing your eye make-up with a cotton ball moistened with make-up remover. Apply the make-up remover over the eye make-up and mascara, and leave it to soften the mascara so it removes more easily. With waterproof mascara this might take a minute or so.
Waterproof mascara is actually very damaging to the eye-lashes as you remove it. If at all possible use a mascara that isn’t water proof unless you are going to a function where you know that you’ll be shedding tears, such as a wedding or funeral. At other times if you cry unexpectedly you may lose a bit of your mascara but you’ll have healthy eyelashes in the long-term!
Matis Reponse Purete Purifying Gel is a cleansing gel for combination skin and acne prone skin. This translucent gel develops rich foam upon contact with water to remove make-up and eliminate impurities on the skin. Characterised by its ultra-comfortable and deliciously fresh texture, Matis Purifying Gel gently removes dead cells on the surface, while maintaining the skin’s balance.
Features / Benefits:
- Eliminates impurities and sloughs away dead skin cells.
- Brightens the complexion and prevents breakout.
- Gives the skin exuberant with clarity.
How to use:
- Morning and/or evening, lather with water in the palm of the hand then apply to wet face and neck.
- Gently massage and pay special attention to T zone (forehead, nose, chin).
- Then rinse off with water. Avoid the eye contour area.