This gentle bi-phase formula delicately cleanses and nourishes the sensitive eye area. Lightly scented with a naturally refreshing cucumber extract, this eye make-up remover leaves the skin perfectly cleansed and hydrated.$44.00
- 130 mL
Makeup removers and face cleansers are often used interchangeably. Although they do almost the same job, they are completely different products. But before we delve into what makes them distinct from each other, check out Ultraceuticals skincare products that are specially formulated to help transform your skin within 90 days.
As their name implies, makeup removers are formulated to remove foundation, concealer, mascara, eyeshadow, blush, and other cosmetics from the surface of your skin. They come in different textures and formulations such as makeup remover gel, remover for longwear foundation, micellar solutions, etc.
By contrast, cleansers remove sweat, oil, and other pore-clogging impurities from the surface of your skin. They also come in different textures and formulations like gels, foams, and milk cleansers to accommodate the varying needs of each skin type (normal, oily, or sensitive).
Soaps are not effective in removing makeup, especially waterproof foundation and mascara that contain water-resistant ingredients like polymers and waxes; this is where makeup remover for face comes in handy.
Meanwhile, makeup removers and cleansers are used in tandem in a skincare routine called double-cleansing method. This technique starts with the use of a liquid makeup remover or towelette to remove the makeup, followed by your favourite cleanser type – be it gel, foam, or milk.
How to pick the right makeup remover?
Makeup removers come in different formulations and textures to accommodate the varying needs of users, their skin type, and their level of commitment to their skincare routine. For instance, towelettes are an excellent choice for someone who is always on the go and sometimes doesn’t have enough time for a proper sink session.
To help you choose the best makeup remover, we list the factors that you should consider when buying this product.
Your skin type
If you have remarkably oily skin, opt for oil-free beauty products like micellar waters, which can remove makeup through micelles that are commonly found in detergents.
While micellar makeup removers work great for people with oily skin, they are also an excellent choice for any skin type.
To use this type of makeup removing cleanser, soak a cotton pad in the liquid and wipe your face gently. But if you want to remove eye makeup, which is generally trickier to do, you may hold the pad over the area for a few seconds so the product can break down difficult-to-remove and heavily pigmented makeup before wiping it away.
Sometimes, after an exhausting day, you may be too tired to pull out your skincare set and diligently follow through all the steps; in this case, a no-rinse micellar solution could be your best friend during these times. Just ensure that you don’t always rely on this no-rinse fix every night, as cleansing is still very important in removing excess sebum, dirt, and other impurities that a cotton pad may not be able to reach or cleanse thoroughly.
Hydrating and nourishing properties
At Ultraceuticals, our cleansers and makeup removers are formulated with ingredients that hydrate and nourish the skin while simultaneously removing makeup residue and other pore-clogging impurities.
By including a moisturising makeup remover in your skincare routine, your skin will look supple and radiant.
How to use a makeup remover?
Follow this step-by-step guideline on how to use makeup removers. Take note that this guide refers to moisturising makeup removers that come with a ‘no rinsing required’ label.
Tie your hair back so you can thoroughly remove your makeup around the hairline; this is an important step because makeup residue often accumulates along the hairline, which must be wiped off lest they cause breakouts and clogged pores.
Soak the cotton pad with a makeup remover. While you can also use cotton balls, flat cotton pads with a quilted texture work best because they don’t shed or leave behind residue during usage.
Eye makeup products are generally harder to remove than other cosmetics, so pay close attention to the edge of your eyelids where mascara and liner can build up over time and lead to eye irritation.
Before you wipe away your eye makeup, it’s important to place your cotton pad on the eye area for a few seconds to allow the product to penetrate; this is particularly recommended if you’re dealing with waterproof mascara.
Make sure that you give your makeup remover for eye enough time to break down your mascara before pressing down gently with a flat cotton pad, moving it in the direction where your lashes grow to slide off the clumps of mascara.
After wiping off the eye makeup, you can proceed to other parts of your face and neck. Just make sure that you gently wipe in an outwards motion.
What are the benefits of using a makeup remover?
Here are some of the benefits of using a gentle makeup remover that is formulated for your skin type.
Gives additional nourishment and hydration to your skin
If you regularly wear makeup, it’s important that you invest in high-quality makeup removers infused with hydrating and nourishing ingredients, which you can order at Ultraceuticals online.
Helps to prevent dead skin build-up for a fresher feeling
By removing pore-clogging impurities, your skin looks radiant and smooth to the touch. When you remove makeup residue, dirt, and other impurities, you allow your skin to ‘breathe’ and give it the support it needs to repair and renew itself while you sleep.
Reduces frequency of breakouts
Without gunk and makeup residue on the surface of your skin, your skin is less prone to breakouts, blackheads, and skin concerns that could lead to blemishes.
Now that you know everything about makeup removers, visit Ultraceuticals now and choose from our wide range of skincare productsthat includegel cleansers, eye creams, moisturisers, vitamin B serum, skincare for acne, andsun careproducts.