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If it’s heavier eye makeup, I typically use a cleansing oil (which one simply depends on what I have on hand or what I’m testing, but my default is shu uemura’s). If it’s a lot of long-wearing eye makeup, I will also use a separate eye makeup remover after I’ve done my face with a product like Lancome Bi-Facil. For lighter makeup, a lot of cleansers breakdown the majority of the product, and then I’ll use a toner afterward to ensure the rest is off (as well as around the edges of my face).

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I take off my eye makeup with Neutrogena Oil-Free Eye Makeup Remover and a cotton pad. Then I use a cream cleanser like the Body Shop’s Aloe Calming Facial Cleanser and rinse it off with warm water, following up with the Aloe Calming Toner.

I’m really simple: I use an eye makeup remover and my normal face wash. The eye makeup remover is some drugstore brand, and I can never remember what it is. When I need more, I just look around until I recognize the bottle 😛

For eyes I use Clinique Take the Day Off. Then a MAC Wipe for the rest of the face. Then I either wash with Clarisonic and Philosophy’s Purity or just with Aveeno Positively Radiant Cleanser, moisturize face, moisturize around eyes and off to bed I go! Oh, and lip balm, like EOS or Nivea!

I take off my eye makeup with Philosophy’s Release Me makeup remover, and then if I’ve used foundation or just generally a lot of face makeup that day, I’ll wash my face with my Philosophy Purity cleanser to get it all off. On days where I’ve just used powder, it’s usually all worn off by the time I go to remove my eye makeup, so I usually just wet a small washcloth with ice water to refresh my skin and wipe away any oil or dirt. 🙂

ok my routine is kinda weird, i use neutrogena make up remover towelettes on my eyes, trying not to rub too hard on them (i have sensitive eyes, and also i’m not trying to really get in there and remove EVERYTHING i just want to get the majority of it all off), then sometimes but not always i cleanse my face (i usually do that either once in the morning, or once at night, and when i’m removing make up it’s usually at night and i just wait until the next morning to cleanse), i think i’m using philosophy cleanser now, then usually when i’m done with that the rest of the make up falls to my lower lid and i look like i’ve just been crying lol and i gently wipe that off with the neutrogena towelette again. afterwards i spray my whole face with mac’s fix+, it smells amazing and it puts vitamins and nutrients back onto my face, sometimes i use a toner/astringent/witch hazel, i usually use it on my eyelids (cos they get very oily) and other oil prone areas like my t-zone, occasionally my mouth and chin area get dry during this process sometimes so i’ll put a moisturizer in those areas specifically.

ok typing this all out makes it sound really long and drawn out but in actuality it only takes me a few minutes to do this

I remove my eye makeup with Sonia Kashuk’s eye makeup remover. Then Ponds cold cream (my 2nd tub i love that stuff) for my face makeup, which I will wash off after a face massage. I will go on to cleanse with Dr Bronner’s magic liquid soap Upon rinsing off, I gently wipe the entire face with toner (alcohol-free)to ensure all makeup has been removed.

MAC Cleanse off oil – to remove my makeup.
Olay total effects foaming cleanser – to wash my face.
Bioderma – to tone my face and remove any residue left.

Regardless of how much makeup I have worn during the day, MAC cleanse off oil takes care of it! Then I follow with a cleanser, I don’t really have a favourite and I tend to switch cleaners up a lot! If I am feeling super lazy or tired, I just use a yes to blueberries wipe and it takes everything away too! I love these wipes because they are the only ones I have found that dont sting my eyes and my skin doesnt feel crazy dehydrated afterwards! If Im REALLY lazy i dont even need a moisturiser afterwards…. but that doesn’t happen often and NEVER 2 nights in a row.

What do you recommend for someone with dry skin? I’ve tried tons of stuff, but it all makes my face peel a little bit on my forehead and nose…

I take off my eyemakeup using Jojoba Oil. I put a drop on my finger and then gently rub it into my lashes. Afterwards I wash my face with Desert Essence face wash, which isn’t an oil cleanser but removes every last drop of face makeup. Sometimes I’ll use Oil Cleaners instead (Kanebo softymo)

I use jojoba oil to get off stubborn eye makeup. For face makeup, it’s either a wipe (whatever’s on sale) or cetaphil.

I’m trying to get better about removing my face makeup at night instead of sleeping in it and washing it off in the morning. But I never bother removing my eye makeup until the morning.

I use the Fresh Soy Cleanser that gently removes makeup and if there’s still a little eye makeup left, I use a little Clinique Take the Day Off on a cotton ball or cotton swab.

I usually use the Neutrogena wipes with the hydrating formula. If I have on a crap ton of eye makeup, liner, lash glue, and all that then I will soak a cotton ball in remover and hold it on my eye then wipe. My two favorites have been the Neutrogena Oil-Free and Lancome Bi-Facial. To finish it off, I just wash my face with a cleanser. I’d love to get a Clarisonic to add to the routine!

First, a good ole soap and water scrubbing. Then makeup remover wipes for the more stubborn facial makeup. Finally, if I wore heavier eye makeup, I’ll go back over it with a makeup remover (usually Almay’s works fine for me) and get those areas. Then I wash and rinse one more time with soap and water. 🙂

Neutrogena oil-free make up remover on cotton pad and I lightly press it against my eyes for 1-1/2 minutes per eye to remove all eye make-up, it usually melts everything off (including fake lashes). I know Lancome bi-facil is highly praised but I feel like it doesn’t take off eyelash glue as quick and as well as Neutrogena. Then afterwards I wash my face with cleanser, then a vitamin b5 + aloe vera water, then toner ect.

I take off my eye/lip makeup with Clinique Take the Day Off. And then I use a cleansing milk to remove the makeup on my face before washing it with my regular cleanser. Despite the fact that I enjoy wearing makeup, most of the time I breathe a sigh of relief when it’s all removed!

Remove eye makeup with bi facil. If I’m wearing heavy makeup I’ll use ole truth to go wipes or Josie maran bear naked wipes then cleanse with clarisonic w/ perricone citrus wash followed with lush toner. About once a week I’ll use a wipe and exfolikate. If I’m being lazy just a wipe and toner. And on a normal day just the clarisonic and toner.

I remove my makeup using a home made remover made with filtered water and extra vergin oil – you may not believe it, but oil removes makeup perfectly and effortlessly, and it doesn’t make my skin dry at all. Then I wash my face using Aleppo soap, which is 100% natural – last but not least, I apply a moisturizing face cream to make sure my skin keeps hydrated and smooth.

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