Cleansing oils are probably my favorite products to use. There’s something about mushing around all your makeup after a day of carefully avoiding face contact that is therapeutic for me. There’s no harsh scrubbing with a wipe, no dragging cotton rounds over your skin. There’s only a relaxing massage all over to dissolve everything, and then all the dirt and sunscreen and makeup just rinses away. It’s so easy and it works so well. Innisfree’s Apple Seed Cleansing Oil lured me in with a promise of a juicy apple scent on top of everything I love about oil cleansers. Let’s see if it lived up to expectations.
I have yet to find a second step cleanser that I am absolutely in love with. I don’t expect a cleansing product to perform miracles, but I want them to be interesting and fun to use. I got curious about the powder cleanser format after seeing a few reviews of Tosowoong’s Enzyme Powder Wash. Having a cleanser in a dry form seems extremely handy for travelling, so I picked one up to see if it would suit my needs.
Cleansing oils are something I will always be grateful to Asian Beauty for introducing me. Before that, I don’t think I was ever quite clear on how to actually remove makeup. Here in the west, two-step cleansing is not something anybody really does, and so our cleansing products center around being able to both remove makeup and cleanse the skin in a single step. In my opinion, most of them aren’t very good at that. I’ve never felt like I truly removed all of my makeup before I started oil cleansing.
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