With the Halloween season right around the corner, coming back home in the small hours with faces caked with makeup is inevitable. So is skipping the pre-bed cleanse. Trust me, I’ve been there – there is nothing more painful then forcing yourself to the bathroom for a 5 step evening skincare routine when all you want to do is drift off. Oh, the horror! However, as hard as it might seem we need to stop making excuses and postpone our pillow reunion a little by getting involved with what I like to call ‘late night lazy cleanse’. It consists of just two products that will remove your makeup without all the faff and will spare you the trauma of waking up to a horrendous makeup mess that’s clogging your pores.
My favorite partner in crime when I couldn’t be bothered to have a 10-minute massage & cleanse session with the Emma Hardie Amazing Face Cleansing Balm (here) is the NUDE Perfect Cleansing Oil (here). This is the best lazy day makeup remover / cleanser I have found and I absolute love what it does to my skin. It is one of those ‘miracle in a bottle’ products that instantly melt away every bit of your foundation and mascara, leaving your skin thoroughly cleansed. It takes me exactly two minutes to remove my makeup with the silky oil and if I am feeling it I like to use a hot cloth to wipe it away, which helps polish the skin. The NUDE Cleansing Oil is brilliant at removing makeup and decongesting the skin and I love how glowy and healthy my complexion looks after. Brilliant stuff. And easy to use too.
You could leave it there if you want to but I personally don’t ever feel like my skin is ready for bed until I run a cotton pad soaked with Bioderma Sensibio H2O (here) all over my face and neck. It doubles both as a second cleanser and as toner and it’s a total winner. It’s fast and super easy to use and it’s great for getting rid of any makeup / dirt residue you might be having. It feels nice and cooling on the skin and I love how gentle it is. It’s not oily, as it is a water-based product and I love how it tones my skin in seconds. It is a million times better then using makeup wipes and it agrees beautifully with my skin. Slap on a pump or two of your favorite moisturiser after and you are ready to hit lala land.
Have you tried any of these products? Which is your ‘late night lazy cleanse’ routine?