Being the largest organ in our body, it is crucial we take proper care of our skin, especially after all the Chinese New Year festivities where greasy foods, snacks and late night gatherings are daily indulgences. Whether its pollutants, dirt or even the toxins from the ton of makeup you’ve been applying for your visits, here are some simple — but key — steps to detoxify your skin for a clearer, more radiant complexion, post Lunar New Year.
#1: Double cleanse — properly
Hands up if you were guilty of sleeping with your makeup on (at least once) these past few days. But here’s the deal: it is so (so, so) important to cleanse your skin at night to remove all the makeup, gunk and grime. When you sleep with your makeup on, your skin cells are unable to renew themselves, resulting in duller complexions. Congestion and clogged pores are a given, leading to unwanted breakouts. If you get too tired (or lazy) and just want to head to bed, we recommend cleansing oils. You can use them in the shower so it is really fuss-free and it gently melts away makeup so you don’t have to worry about any tugging on your skin.
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