Cleansing your face before bed is one of the cardinal rules for maintaining healthy skin. Now, I am guilty of forgetting to cleanse before retreating to slumber on occasion and I've rationalised by thinking it's not a big deal. However the effects of not having a clean face before bedtime are actually significant. 

And here's why you need to cleanse:

Cleansing your face morning and night is essential to maintain a healthy glow, but you need to do it right, and you need to do it regularly. Late night excuses not withstanding!

Proper cleansing gives the following benefits: 

+ allows dirt and old surface skin cells to be removed
+ enables all that makeup grime and bacteria to be dissolved

+ allows the skin to breathe properly and freely 
+ promotes good circulation for your face (aka a healthy glow to your cheeks)
+ permits the skin to properly benefit from toning and moisturising 

A quick guide to cleansing:
+ ensure your hands are clean before you wash your face 
+ use warm water and a gentle plant-based cream cleanser such as ourCastille Cream Cleanser 
+ gently massage your face using circular motions
+ remove with a warm-water-soaked cotton muslin facecloth to remove excess water (you can get your muslin cloth here)

+ finish with a toner to and then lock in moisture with your favouritemoisturiser 

Our Big Cleansing Secret

My biggest secret for having radiant skin?
Cleanse once in the morning and twice at night – the first time will remove makeup and the second time will remove grime and pollutants leaving skin hydrated. I'd love to hear what you think...

Happy cleansing!

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