How to Remove Makeup Completely

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All of us love to apply to make- up whether we are going to work, hang out with friends or a special date night with our loved one but who likes taking it off? Literally Nobody! But it’s so important to remove your make up completely before going to bed. As you might know, your skin regenerates its cells overnight, so it is essential to leave it clean before you doze off after a busy day. 

We asked different dermatologists about the negative effects of not removing the makeup completely. We were not shocked when they mentioned the issues like acne, large pores, ageing and even cysts and severe eyelash infection. Imagine how damaging a layer of oil, makeup and dirt staying on your skin overnight can be. You definitely do not want to suffer from these problems just because you cannot take 5 minutes out of your busy schedule for your skin. 

We are going to give you quick tips on how to remove makeup completely, so your skin feels bright and fresh every morning.

When it comes to your skin, there is no room for compromise on quality. We always recommend skin-friendly and cost-effective Korean cosmetics that are carefully designed by professionals for each skin type. 

You can find a wide range of Korean cosmetics and skincare products that are not only high quality make up products to help you create your desired look but also improves the overall condition of your skin due to natural ingredients used in them.  

Makeup Removal Tips

To remove your make up completely, begin with applying the cleansing lotion or oil-based cleanser on your skin and leaving it for a while. During this time, you can brush your teeth or just do a little dance workout to stretch your sour muscles after a busy day. As the makeup remover dissolves your make up including the waterproof mascara etc., it will be easier for you to wipe it off before you wash your face. 

Before we move further, please do not rush and rub wipes or cotton pads hard against your skin. The skin around the eyes is the most sensitive and requires extra care. While taking off your eye make- up to be very gentle with your skin and remove the make- up softly. You don’t want your eyelashes to fall off or even worse, get wrinkles! So be kind to your eyes. 

Cleansing Lotions 

After you have removed the initial layer of your make up with cleansing lotion and wipes, it’s time for thorough cleaning with cleansing milk or gel. Choose a mild cleanser and wash your face and neck thoroughly. Take a small amount of cleanser on your palm and rub gently on your face. Be careful to clean the corner of your eyes, eyebrows, around the lips, nose and all over your face. If you were wearing a full coverage foundation, it is better to leave the cleanser on for a few minutes before washing it off. Always cleanse your face gently in the round motion of your finger and avoid rubbing it back and forth. You can clean it with a soft cotton pad but remember one soft stroke from inward to outward direction should suffice. Rubbing cotton pad back and forth will only damage your skin in the long run. Always apply the cleanser in the upward direction with your fingers as downward massage will make it look saggy over the year. A thorough cleaning will remove all the residues, leaving your skin feel fresh. 

Wash Your Face

After you have removed the cleansing oil, milk or gel (depending on your skin type) it is time to wash your face and neck thoroughly with water to remove any leftover cleanser. If you can spare an extra 5 minutes, fill your sink with hot water and give some steam to your face and thank us later! It will cleanse your skin and give you a soft pinkish glow that you will not be able to resist touching it over and over again. But be careful to make sure you take the steam from a suitable distance to avoid any harmful effects on your skin. 

Waterproof Products

We all love good quality waterproof mascara and long-wearing lipsticks. Korean cosmetics provide a great range of waterproof mascaras and cosmetics. If you are worried about how to remove them at the end of the day, let us help you. It is very important to buy the right type of makeup removal products for water-proof mascara and long-wearing lipsticks because that is where we all get lazy and face the consequences. Many of us think wiping our face with baby wipes would suffice, but it does not. Baby wipes are not meant to remove layers of makeup on your face. There are many Korean cosmetic products available which are meant for removing waterproof mascaras so get your hands one of those. When people question us, why? We tell them, if you can afford waterproof mascara, you can definitely afford its remover. Be nice to your eyelashes and buy one! Same goes for long-wearing lipsticks. A good quality oil-based cleanser is your go-to option when it comes to removing a long-wearing lipstick. It will easily remove the lipstick thoroughly. Apply Vaseline or lip balm to retain the moisture. 


Once you are sure that you have removed your make up completely, it is essential to give your skin a dose of good toner and moisturizer as per your skin type. We love a moisturizing and nourishing face mask after deep cleansing, while we relax and listen to some nice, soft music. Thanks to Korean cosmetics for coming up with a range of moisturizers for every skin type. With these moisturizers, you will wake up with a fresh baby skin every morning, which is ready for another hectic day. Gently massage your skin in an upward direction with a moisturizer until it is completely absorbed in your skin.


Before we wrap up, let us beg you to not use baby wipes, harsh chemicals or low-quality products on your face. For lazy days, keep makeup removal wipes in your nightstand but don’t make it your habit. Be gentle on your skin and make makeup removing routine essential part of your day. Like you detoxify your whole body, do not ignore your skin. No matter how much makeup you apply, if your skin is not healthy, it will not give you a smooth, dewy finish. Cleanse, tone, moisturize your skin every day with the products that are designed for your skin type to slow down the ageing process and maintain healthy skin.

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