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many products can clog pores if left on overnight

No matter how tired you are, it’s always a good idea to remove your makeup before settling in for your beauty sleep.


Many of the products you use on your face can clog pores if left overnight, and before you know it, you’ve got another spot – or ten. A simple, quick bedtime cleansing ritual can spell the difference between breakouts and beautiful skin.

Step 1: Wipe off eye makeup.

Mascara and eyeliner are usually the toughest to wash away, so use a liquid or cream remover made specifically for your eyes, first. Use a cotton pad to gently wipe off your makeup, taking care not to scrub the sensitive skin around your eyes.

Step 2: Wash away the rest.

Once you’ve cleared your eye makeup, wet your face and gently massage some face wash onto your skin. Don’t forget to cover your hairline and jawline, especially if you use foundation. Let the face wash sit for about 15 seconds before washing it off. Pat your face dry with a clean towel.