How & why should you double cleanse?

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There is a lot of talk about double cleansing and quite honestly some people make it sound super difficult, but it doesn't have to be. It can be really simple and it is one of the best treatments you can do for your skin. Traditionally in double cleansing you would use an oil to cleanse your skin first, followed then with a traditional cleanser. But I think that this is making it way harder than it needs to be, you can double cleanse with the same cleanser.

The first cleanse will help to lift that dirt build up and make up off the top layer of the skin. It essentially breaks down makeup, dirt, and excess oil, then the second cleansing will help to wash it away. The greet news is that you can actually use the same cleanser.

If you wear a lot of eye make up or waterproof mascara, you may still want to use a makeup remover to take off eye makeup, but for everything else your normal cleanser will do. Although there are many cleansers, that claim to be for every skin types, if you have specific skin concerns such as acne ageing, dryness then  definitely find one that caters to your skin type.

We have shown you how to make a few beautiful cleansers here: Vanilla Cleansing Balm, Activated Charcoal Cleanser, Calendula and Honey Cleanser,  Cleansing Balm with Lavender, Chamomile & Honey Cleanser

Here are some of our favourite to purchase:  The Body Shop Camomile Sumptuous Butter For All Skin Types Cleansing Butter, Elemis Pro Collagen Cleansing BalmAveeno Face Calm + Restore Nourishing Oat CleanserThe INKEY List Hyaluronic Acid CleanserThe Ordinary' Squalane Cleanser




Disclaimer: This information and content does not replace that advice of a dermatologist or medical advice. Please seek medical advice if you suspect that you have a dermal condition. 

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