In this article, we’ll tell you what consequences you’ll be facing if you stop washing your makeup off.

We know that leaving the makeup on while sleeping is harmful. But still, this does happen. We don’t go to bed in our day clothes after an exhausting day, but we bet that at least once in your life, you felt like skipping nightly face-cleansing rituals. But maybe you’ll stop entertaining such a possibility after your read this article.

Skin also needs to rest

Skin does need rest, just like your whole body. It regenerates during the night, and there are signs that indicate your skin is “tired”: it’s dull, the color is unhealthy, it’s lost elasticity, vessels are pronounced. Then, you must let your skin to “breathe” freely and saturated it with oxygen.

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Acne, inflammations, irritations, allergic rashes and other blemishes happen because your pores are filled with the particles that remained on the surface of your skin at night. As we remove makeup, we also remove keratinized particles and exfoliate. And that’s just on the outside! On the inside, your pores are sealed with skin fat and other secretions that accumulate under the layers of make-up...

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By not removing makeup for the night, especially if you have sensitive skin, you’re risking to get chronic dermatosis. Dirty skin is a perfect base for pathogenic bacteria (propion bacteria, streptococci, staphylococcus and others).

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Ingredients of cosmetic products dehydrate the skin, and we see new wrinkles and peeling. Clean your skin and you will retain its youth and elasticity. In the morning, your skin will look fresh.

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To remove makeup, use tools and products recommended by your cosmetologist, since just washing your face is not enough. Cleansing and peeling procedures are also highly recommended.

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Keep the makeup on for the night, get an older-looking skin

Scientists have proved that skin with makeup on ages by three months per night. Environmental factors, hereditary characteristics, diseases, natural chronological processes affect the skin and worsen its condition. The physical, chemical and immune barriers protect the skin from penetration of harmful substances.

Be sure to rinse off the makeup!

We live in megacities, where the air is polluted by exhaust fumes and other harmful substances that settle on our skin, get deep inside our pores despite the cosmetics applied to your face.

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If you’ll regularly fail to remove makeup for the night, you’ll age prematurely and have an unhealthy skin, since particles of powder, foundation and other products clog the pores preventing the skin from breathing.

Be sure to cleanse the skin around the eyes before going to bed, since shadows and eyeliner contain many substances that can harm it. The mascara is already making your eyelashes heavier, and left on for the night, it will eventually damage them and make them brittle.

Take care of your skin. Don’t be lazy, spend an extra thirty minutes to washing your face and applying a cream.

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