Claiming to be biodegradable and highly effective in removing makeup and dirt, makeup wipes have gained popularity over the last few years, with 100’s of brands launching in market every year. Recent studies have put makeup wipes in the spotlight, revealing that most makeup wipes are not actually compostable, with the average makeup wipes taking 100’s of years to decompose.
In this article, we will look at key things to consider when taking off your makeup, and ways you can take your makeup off without using makeup wipes.
One of the key ways to preserve the quality, elasticity and youthfulness of your skin is to remove your makeup before bedtime. Often removing your makeup after a long day may seem like a tedious chore. While you are doing this, keep in mind the following benefits of removing makeup for your skin:
- Skin cell regeneration – As you sleep, your skin cells are working hard to renew themselves, revealing soft fresh skin beneath. Not removing makeup prevents this process from taking place.
- Allows your skin to breathe - Removing makeup prevents bacterial and fungal infections from harboring on your skin, unblocking your pores and allowing your skin to breathe.
When you hear about the ease and versatility of being able to quickly use a disposable makeup wipe, it is no wonder the most convenient option out there in market. Other than the environmental impact, disposable wipes often do not remove makeup effectively. Rather, they tend to push make up and dirt around the face without lifting it of your skin and onto the wipe. In addition, the harsh hidden ingredients such as alcohol, fragrances and chemical additives used to preserve the wipes come with abrasive properties that can irritate the skin.
So you must be asking yourself, should you stop using makeup wipes completely? We think that instead of makeup wipes being a daily part of your bedtime routine, it should be reserved for special circumstances (perhaps you are going camping or you are travelling overnight on a plane).
What is the alternative to removing your makeup using makeup wipes?
Makeup remover cloths are becoming increasingly popular today. Other than the obvious benefits of reduced impact to the environment, the prevention of added chemicals mean that you are preventing the use of any abrasive properties on your skin.
Keeping the environment and your skin in mind, Surmanti have just launched our brand new Makeup Remover Cloth. Removing makeup using only water, our makeup cloths are made from the finest polyester fibers carefully woven together. These fibers act like ‘magnets’, attracting and absorbing oil and dirt gently from your skin onto the cloth. Using only water, dampen the cloth and watch your makeup disappear. The fibers are soft and gentle on all skin types.
The makeup remover cloth is:
Watch how it works:
Keep the environment in mind when removing makeup and opt for our make up remover cloth instead. Buy a Surmanti make up cloth here.
The information in this article is for educational purposes only, and not aimed to substitute professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment and should not be used as such.