We've all been there; just when you think you've removed all of your eye makeup, you realize your have the dreaded skunk eyes. An eye makeup remover easily and gently removes makeup around your eyes. This is not only good for your eyes, but for the future of your eyes. Rubbing your eyes can break down the skin's layers causing early aging, so do what you can to be gentle around your eyes.
Before you clean your face with your facial cleanser, remove makeup around your eyes with these easy steps.
- Apply eye makeup remover to a cotton ball or pad making sure to get it pretty wet. You don't want to have to rub your eyes which can cause pulling or tugging.
- Working with only one eye at a time, close your eye and apply one of the cotton balls to your lid and lashes. Let it sit for a minute so it can work its way through the layers of makeup.
- After letting it sit for a minute, gently swipe your eye in a downward motion making sure not to get makeup in the eye.
- Open your eye and remove any eye makeup left under the lashes and in the crease of your eye.
- Repeat with your second eye and spot remove as needed.
- Do you suffer from hay fever? If so, be choosy with your eye makeup remover. Those who suffer from hay fever might find gentle chamomile removers cause their eyes to burn. It's because chamomile is in the same class as the allergy that gives you have fever symptoms.
- Never use the same cotton ball for both eyes. If you have an infection in one eye, you will quickly pass it to the other.
- Cotton rounds work much better than cotton balls because of their circular shape. You can remove the entire area with one flat section.
- Use a Q-Tip to easily remove eye makeup that is close to your lashes.
What You Need
- Cotton balls or rounds
- Eye Makeup Remover
- Q-Tips (optional, but very helpful)