Applying makeup is a tedious task that takes a really long time if done correctly. Surprisingly taking it off requires just a few minutes with the right product. However, we sometimes tend to get so lazy that sparing those few extra minutes after a long night out also seems like forever. As a result, we either end up falling asleep with makeup on our face or reach out for makeup wipes to get our job done roughly. If you are guilty of doing these mistakes then probably you must have noticed breakouts on your skin the next morning. Are you still be wondering why your skincare is not working its magic on you? It has a lot to do with the makeup wipes you’re using.
Removing makeup with facial wipes are horrible for the skin. You might think to wipe off makeup with tissues dipped in a thick hydrating-like concoction is the best way to get rid of dirt and grime, however, the truth is, it doesn’t remove all the makeup from your skin. Instead, these wipes just smear the makeup all over the face and give you the illusion that it's off your face. These makeup residues continue to sit on your face and clog your pores. Added to these, the serum-like the hydrating solution can also further clog the skin and attract more dirt and oil. All of these can cause breakouts, acne, and even rashes.
These moist makeup wipes comes soaked with chemicals and preservatives to prevent the growth of microorganisms in them. Hence, using these wipes across your face can mean exposing your skin to dangerous chemicals and preservatives. All of these can dehydrate your skin more instead of hydrating.
Using makeup wipes to get your stubborn makeup off requires vigorous rubbing that can cause irritation and redness to your skin. Not to forget, its harmful ingredients can add more damage while you’re in the middle of the tug-n-war session with the wipes.
Coming back to its harmful contribution to the mother nature, makeup wipes are made out of plastic textiles or polypropylene that continue to pollute the landfills and oceans. Being single-use plastic, these makeup wipes can destroy our planet by polluting its environment. You’re better without these nasty makeup wipes.
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