Double Cleansing Confusion

Interested in double cleansing? You should be. Read here to get the whole scoop. If you’re already a practitioner or looking to be, I wanted to clear up something that had caused me a bit of confusion. For double cleansing, they say (ah, the enigmatic “they”) to use a cleansing oil. But what about cleansing balms? Cleansing milks? Those are written about everywhere nowadays (wow, … Continue reading Double Cleansing Confusion

The Total Cleanse: Steps to Fully & Properly Removing Makeup

Cleansing your face might seem like a pretty straight forward concept. Wash your face until you don’t see anymore makeup left. Right? Wrong. Just as there’s an art to putting on makeup, there’s an art to taking it off. Here are the proper steps to ensure you cleanse your face properly, which will allow your other skincare products to fully penetrate and absorb for most … Continue reading The Total Cleanse: Steps to Fully & Properly Removing Makeup

Micellar Water: What the what?

When I first read about micellar water being used to remove by makeup by artists backstage at fashion shows, I couldn’t have cared less. Just another useless invention that everyone and their mother is flocking to because they have nothing better to do than waste their money on useless junk (bitter, much? I know). Why should I spend more money on this weird-sounding makeup remover? … Continue reading Micellar Water: What the what?

Double Cleansing: Why Everyone Should Be Doing it!

Double cleansing. Heard of it? Yes, no, maybe so? It’s nothing fancy. In fact, it’s literally exactly what it sounds like. Washing your face not just once but twice. You might be thinking, why would I need to clean my face if I just cleaned it? This is more for the ladies in the house who wear makeup. If you slather on some makeup remover … Continue reading Double Cleansing: Why Everyone Should Be Doing it!

The Opposite of Makeup: The Basics of Skincare

We take special attention to carefully apply our makeup. Foundation, blush, shadow, mascara etc. What about when it’s time to hit the sac? gif courtesy of barkpost.com Please, Lord baby Jesus, tell me you don’t sleep in your makeup on a regular basis. Once in a drunken blue moon, it’s bound to happen. Sure. If you commit this beauty crime frequently, however, your makeup will … Continue reading The Opposite of Makeup: The Basics of Skincare

Tool Time: Face-Cleansing Devices

No fluff or fanfare. Let’s get right down to it! Washcloth: Pros: Cheapest, offers a good level of exfoliation Cons: Harbors a lot of bacteria, can tug on skin and lead to skin irritation and wrinkles. Tips: Use a fresh washcloth every time to avoid bacterial contamination Sponge: Pros: Cheap, offers a good level of exfoliation without tugging on skin Cons: Can harbor some bacteria … Continue reading Tool Time: Face-Cleansing Devices