Makeup & Beauty Tips on How to Effectively Remove Your Makeup
Share your best tips and tricks for removing your makeup! Feel free to share your experiences, how you mastered techniques, or what you struggle with.
I like cleansing oils for removing heavier makeup, because they really break down the makeup and remove everything while cleansing all in one step.
If you are wearing really heavy makeup, bold lip color, etc., you might want to take a cotton pad with makeup remover on it (I use Lancome Bi-Facil usually) and remove that portion first. I’ll do this if I wear really bold lips, so I don’t smear red lipstick all over my skin!
You can use toner on a cotton pad to remove last bits of makeup and any makeup around the hair line or Q-tip dipped in remover for eyeliner.
Have you ever depotted a beauty product? What have you depotted? (Or de-tubed, de-panned… whatever!) What’s your method?
I used to depot my MAC eyeshadows, but it’s one of those things that I haven’t had time for in years so I just keep them in pots, but it IS something I should do at some point to conserve space. I used the oven method the last time, so I could do like 10-15 at a time!
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The duochrome is noticeable but not strong, and it’s probably one that would be best over black or layered than on its own. The formula was thin and a bit watery, and two coats definitely wasn’t opaque–I’d recommend at least three. The drying time was average, and the brush strokes didn’t disappear after it dried down, so if you aren’t a fan of visible brush strokes, you won’t like this formula. I have to admit that I had some sticker shock over the price per ounce ($29.27/oz. vs. $19.97/oz. for Colorstay vs. $9.98/oz. for regular), because the bottles were rather small! The quality of the formula and the subtlety of the duochrome were not worth the major increase in cost. The good news is that it wore for seven days with minor tip wear but no chipping (which is par for the course for me).
The quality of the formula and the subtlety of the duochrome were not worth the major increase in cost.
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