Have you ever thoroughly washed your face but somehow you still end up looking like a raccoon?
I know I have.
Smeared waterproof mascara inevitably stains under my eyes. No matter how much soap and water I use, nothing helps.To combat this annoying issue, I decided to try out cleansing oils. At first, I was skeptical about using oil to clean my skin until I realized that an oil-based cleanser had been what I needed all along.
Cleansing oils are one of the best options to free your skin from day-old makeup. The oils help break down the makeup. Instead of having to scrub and tug your skin, which could lead to skin concerns like wrinkles, it gently wipes off with a damp washcloth,
Remove stubborn makeup with Boscia’s Make-Up Break-Up Cleansing Oil ($32). Produced without any preservatives, artificial fragrances, colors, or ethanol alcohol – this oil is perfect for all skin types. With the help of vitamin e and botanical amino acids, Boscia designed their formula to not only remove makeup but to also brighten skin complexion, moisturize and detoxify pores.
Simple is one of my favorite drugstore skincare lines. Their products affordable, accessible and gentle enough for all varieties of skin. Their Hydrating Cleansing Oil ($10) makes makeup removal effortless. The key ingredient in this product is grapeseed oil. Grapeseed oil is known to alleviate dark circles, aid in moisture retention and even soften dry skin. Simple’s cleansing oil is rich in vitamins like vitamin a and vitamin e. At just $10, this product is worth a try.
Formulated with Argan and Jojoba oils, Derma-E’s Nourishing Rose Cleansing Oil ($16) will give you the ultimate glow. This oil is 100% Vegan, GMO-Free, and cruelty-free. To use, simply massage a small amount on to your dry skin to dissolve the makeup. Follow up the facial massage with a warm cloth to wipe away the makeup.
If you are struggling with an uneven skin tone or dry skin, Biossance’s Squalane + Antioxidant Cleansing Oil ($30) is the product for you. Squalane is a powerful and natural antioxidant. In addition to reviving skin, it aids in reducing fine lines and soothe skin conditions like eczema. This product is non-toxic, fragrance-free, non-comedogenic and mineral oil-free. Plus, it is made without parabens, sulfates, and phthalates making it great for sensitive skin.
Melt away the day’s makeup look with just a few pumps of Kopari’s Coconut Cleansing Oil ($32). This oil is design to take off even the toughest beauty essentials like eyeliner and waterproof mascara. The Coconut Cleansing Oil is cruelty-free, paraben-free, sulfate-free & vegan. Additionally, Key ingredients like Coconut Oil, Green Tea Oil, Rice Oil will leave your skin feeling refreshed and smooth.
Shea Butter is the holy grail of skin care. It can help with anything from dark marks and sunburn to wrinkles and eczema. With this in mind, it’s no wonder that L’Occitane developed their cleansing oil with Shea Butter ($24). This oil can easily dissolve tough waterproof cosmetics. After massaging the oil into your skin, add water to transform the oil into a milk-like lotion. To complete the process, rinse off the oil for rejuvenated and clean skin.