Olive oil as a great natural make-up remover / 最佳天然卸妝產品:橄欖油

March 26, 2012 § Leave a comment

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Cleaning is an important part of our skin care regime, and if you have make-up on you will need to remove them with specializing products. The commercial make-up removers sold at pharmacies or local supermarkets aren’t expensive, but you can still save money by resorting in your very own kitchen: Extra Virgin Olive Oil!!

I found this out from a friend and experimented myself, and I haven’t used any other commercial make-up remover for about a year now (well, except for make-up removing wipes during travel for convenience :P) This liquid gold not only benefits our health by consuming with food, it is also a fantastic make-up remover. Worried about oily residue after the wash? No problem, I will show you a way to avoid it without drying out your skin at the same time 😉

Get 1 cotton pad ready and set it aside. Without wetting your face and hands, pour about 1 teaspoon of EVOO in your palm, rub it with both hands and run them over on your face as if you were cleansing with your regular facial cleanser. Massage for a couple of seconds or until you feel the oil has totally covered your face, rinse with lukewarm water. Before wiping your face clean, you will need to wash your hands with soap. The good thing about using a cotton pad to wipe your face is that it absorbs the oily residue as well as traces of make-up on your face; plus it is deposable so you ‘d save water  and hassle to wash your facial towel!!! Now with your make-up removed, your skin shouldn’t feel tight but somewhat supple and lightly moisturised!!

Just a note, EVOO here works only as a make-up remover or a pre-cleanse method. For me personally, I’d double cleanse with my normal cream cleanser to ensure I also wash away dirt and potential contaminating substances in the air I encounter when I go out.

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這妙方是從我朋友哪裡得知的,並在親自體業過後有差不多一年的時間我就沒有再用外面販賣的現成卸妝產品(除了出去旅遊會用現成的卸妝棉以外,因為攜帶方便嘛~嘿嘿!)。這液體黃金不僅在食用上對我們人體有益,在護膚保養方面它也是個非常好用的天然卸妝產品喔!擔心洗完臉還是會油油的嗎?沒問題!我有辦法教你怎麼迴避這困擾,同時也不會讓你洗完臉時令皮膚覺得緊繃 🙂

先準備一片化妝棉片放旁備用。不需要用清水將臉部打濕,直接在手上倒約 1 茶匙的橄欖油,雙手稍微搓揉後直接向平時洗臉那樣按摩臉部。等到你覺得油都佈滿你想洗的地方時用溫水沖洗即可;使用棉片時我建議手先用肥皂洗淨。用棉片代替毛巾擦臉的好處是棉片不僅可以同時吸收殘留的油脂和彩妝,也節省接下來要洗滌毛巾的麻煩,同時也省水哟!用橄欖油卸妝後,妳的臉部應該感覺柔軟而不緊繃,外加小小的滋潤感喔~


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