Washing off your makeup the right way is of utmost importance when it comes to your skin care routine. 

After a really long day or night it’s only natural that you’d want to crash and just take care of that makeup during your morning routine. But would you believe us if we told you those 5-10 extra minutes could actually save your skin?

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Why We Always Need to Wash Our Makeup Off at the End of the Day

When we fall asleep with our makeup on, not only are we clogging our pores with makeup, but we’re also allowing all the dirt, oil and grease from the day to soak into our pores. Over time this will enlarge our pores, which will not only be noticeable to you, but it will also make you more vulnerable to breakouts and blackheads. 

But it doesn’t end there.

If you have dry, oily, acne-prone or sensitive skin you really can't imagine the havoc you’re causing to your skin. Your skin needs time to breathe and rejuvenate overnight, while the rest of your body is resting and rebooting. Leaving that makeup on, even just one night, can cause your skin to break out, become irritated and only elevate the issues you’ve been trying to cover up. 

Everything Needs to Go

Not only do you need to remove any type of foundation you may be using, but it’s equally important to remove any lipstick, mascara and eye makeup that you may have on. Leaving this type of makeup on for the next morning can damage your eyelashes, the skin under your eyes and the natural pigment of your lips. Yeah, really not worth it. 

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It really just takes a few minutes to rinse and cleanse that makeup, dirt, and sweat off with any one of our soaps made with the most nourishing and loving ingredients. DorNee’s Avocado Complexion Bar, for example, will gently remove anything that may clog your pores and stress your skin. Once you’ve cleansed your skin and followed up with your Luxe Facial Moisturizer to repair and nourish your skin overnight, then you can really call it beauty sleep! We really want to encourage you not to forgo your self care nightly routines, more than just your skin will benefit from this sweet act of self love!