Removing Halloween Makeup
Fall has arrived. It’s time for yoga in cool weather, cozy sweaters, pumpkin spice tea, and — of course, Halloween. As you put together the perfect costume and plan for plenty of spooky festivities, we want to remind you that just because Halloween is scary doesn’t mean your skincare routine has to be.
It’s easy to get wrapped up in transforming yourself during this time of year, and there’s no shortage of fantasy makeup, fanciful lashes, glitter paint, and liquid latex. While it’s fun to undergo an autumn metamorphosis, the use of thick, heavy products can bedevil your skin long after Halloween is over.
So, what is a health-conscious Halloween lover to do? We’ve put together a list of the best natural makeup remover ingredients you should look for before you start removing your Halloween makeup. Read on to explore the best ingredients at your disposal.
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While finding the perfect cleanser for your face is crucial, you don’t want to forget everything that comes after. Whether you’re washing up with a body cream in the shower or skipping the shower and using Shower Sheets on the go, you should also consider the exfoliators, toners, and creams you put on after your makeup is all gone.
Harsh makeup can leave your skin irritated, so a comprehensive approach that includes all the steps of proper skincare is essential.
Bamboo is a natural exfoliant that can help with removing Halloween makeup — no matter how stubborn it is! Bamboo contains an ingredient called silica which stabilizes your body’s release of insulin and contributes to healthy looking skin.
Exfoliators, like our GLOW WITH THE FLOW Face & Body Scrub, contain bamboo and other ingredients that revitalize the surface of your skin after each use. In addition to bamboo, we’ve also added apricot and oat kernels for their anti-inflammatory properties that help reduce acne and associated scars. This product is great for sensitive skin, as it isn’t full of harsh chemicals.
Antioxidants help protect your skin by limiting the production of free radicals, which damage skin cells. Antioxidants also help fight off other toxins, such as those that may be found in dense costume makeup, and are a key element to look for in a healthy makeup removal product. Most of our cleansing products, as well as our Active Calm Face Moisturizer, contain ingredients full of antioxidants like green tea extract, Kukui seed oil, and buriti oil.
The gel from the antioxidant-rich Aloe vera plant has countless skin benefits. Aloe contains skin-strengthening Vitamins A, C and E. These vitamins helps to sooth and cool skin that may be aggravated from heavy makeup, sunburn, or allergens. Aloe vera is also an excellent moisturizer to help condition dry and flaky skin.
Neem leaf extract is a natural toner that will rid your pores of thick face and body paint, while also helping to minimize acne, blackheads, discoloration, and scars. Neem leaf is another natural anti-inflammatory that assists in resolving skin reactions to cosmetics and other irritants. We put neem leaf in some of our most popular products, like our YUNI Shower Sheets or our FLASH BATH No Rinse Cleansing Foam, for better face and body care.
Essential oils provide the solution to numerous skincare woes. These oils have many uses, depending on the plant they’ve been extracted from. While almost all are antibacterial, some, like bergamot and geranium, help to hydrate, tighten, and add a youthful appearance to skin. When removing Halloween makeup, look for these essential oils to ensure your skin feels refreshed after a long night of costume makeup and festivities:
As an added bonus, essential oils exude pleasant and aromatic natural fragrances to help you relax and ground yourself when you get home. Once you’re done removing your Halloween makeup, you may want to find a calming face serum that will sooth any irritation caused by your costume makeup.
Finding the Best Natural Makeup Remover
When searching for the best natural makeup removers and other natural cleansers, lotions, and serums, you’ll want to find products that do not contain potentially harmful or irritating ingredients. At YUNI, you will find only natural, healthy, and sustainably sourced ingredients within our product selection.
Although it may not always be possible on the go, when removing Halloween makeup, try to apply your remover using a reusable organic cotton or hemp pad. Reusable pads are an environmentally-friendly choice, and they work incredibly well to remove your makeup with just one use.
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