As Halloween becomes more and more popular and people are going all out with the fake blood, face gems and liquid latex scars, we are looking at the best ways to take it all off! Melt away the ghoulish grime with our ultimate cleansing picks including balms, micellar waters and milks
Micellar water is a cleansing solution with suspended surfactant molecules within the formula, which attract dirt and oil. Although they are perfect for removing surface dirt, oils and make up, if you've gone to town on the face paint, fake blood and Halloween glam, we'd recommend following up with another cleanse!Our top tip:
soak two cotton pads in your chosen micellar water, hold over closed eyes for 10-15 seconds and gently wipe away for the easy removal of stubborn eye make up without any harsh rubbing.Skyn ICELAND Micellar Cleansing Water
This soap and alcohol-free formula leaves skin feeling hydrated, never dry or tight. Skin's delicate pH balance is maintained whilst effectively removing dirt, impurities, sebum and make-up.The mild formula with Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice & Arctic Algae Extract refreshes, hydrates, cleanses and tones skin all in one step.BIOEFFECT Micellar Cleansing Water
The combination of geologically filtered Icelandic water and four hydrating agents, provides ultimate skin purity without stripping or drying out the skin.Its gentle formula, with non-drying and oil-free ingredients, actively removes impurities from the day while leaving skin toned and moisturised.Decleor Aroma Cleanse Soothing Micellar Water
This expertly formulated, gentle micellar cleansing water is ideal for those with sensitive and reactive skin. The fragrance-free formula takes a 3-in-1 approach, acting as your cleanser, toner and eye make up remover in one easy to use formula.Natural Bisabolol and rose essential oil soothe irritations and strengthen weakened skin to restore a healthy balance, while micelles attract make up and impurities for a clean, clear and comfortable complexion.
There's nothing more satisfying than watching your make up disappear before your eyes as you massage a cleansing balm into your face. We've chosen our top three make up melting cleansers to wash away the ghoulish Halloween glam.Our top tip:
use a clean washcloth or flannel to thoroughly remove the balm along with all traces of make up, dirt and oils.Omorovicza Thermal Cleansing Balm
This black facial cleansing balm is worthy of a Halloween shoutout! The effective make up remover contains detoxifying and purifying ingredients that don't leave skin feeling stripped, taut and dry.It gently removes all traces of make up, including waterproof mascara, with purifying ingredients including Hungarian Moor Mud, rich in calcium and magnesium carbonates, humic acid and fulvic acid, which provides the unique mineral properties to help detoxify, purify and nourish skin.Emma Hardie Moringa Cleansing Balm
This award-winning balm cleanser is enriched with Moringa seed extract, essential oils and Vitamin E for a thorough cleanse that removes every last scrap of make up.When applied with fingertips and massaged into skin, the blood-flow is stimulated and the Moringa Cleansing Balm helps to improve skin that is prone to dullness, dry patches or congestion for a plumped and luminous complexion.Skin is purified and nourished thanks to Moringa seed extract, Wild Sea Fennel and Vitamin E. Your senses are soothed and de-stressed with essential oils of Orange, Neroli and Mandarin.Pestle and Mortar Erase Balm Cleanser
This lightweight and non-greasy cleansing balm contains natural oils to promote cell turnover, fight free radicals and support skin's ability to retain moisture.A perfect blend of Grape Seed Oil, Sunflower Seed Oil, Meadowfoam Seed Oil, Pumpkin Seed Oil, Prickly Pear Seed Oil and Lavender Oil to remove all traces of makeup, SPF and even eye make up to expertly prime skin for the rest of your skin routine.
Cleansing milks offer a more gentle approach to cleansing, which is great for sensitive and reactive skin types. This gentle method of cleansing doesn't leave skin feeling stripped, dry or irritated.Our top tip:
if you have particularly inflamed or reactive skin, pop your milk cleanser in the fridge for a couple of hours before use for a cooling & soothing cleansing experience.Mesoestetic Hydra Milk Cleanser
This revitalising yet gentle cleanser comforts skin as calming cleansing agents remove excess oils, impurities and debris. The mild, milky cleanser helps to dissolve make up and eliminate impurities for skin that is left feeling fresh and hydrated.Chamomile essential oil offers soothing and decongestant properties to effectively remove make up whilst also moisturising and respecting the physiological equilibrium of the skin.Institut Esthederm Hydra Replenishing Cleansing Milk
The 2-in-1 formula combines a cleansing milk formulation with de-sensitising skin care to treat the skin after make up removal. The hyper-replenishing milk will gently cleanse skin of impurities and make up, leaving it fresh and revitalised.The perfect finishing step to makeup removal, the Hydra Replenishing Cleansing Milk will leave skin feeling supple and ready to receive skincare treatments.Decleor Aroma Cleanse Essential Cleansing Milk
This lightweight, professional strength cleanser gently and effortlessly removes all traces of make up, impurities and debris without over-drying the skin. Green Tea essential water refines enlarged pores and detoxifies the skin, while Sweet Almond Extract ensures skin feels soft, smooth and comfortable after each use.As well as fighting against dehydration, Neroli Essential Oil provides a heavenly-scented, spa-like aroma.Need more help with finding the right cleanser for you? Speak to our skincare experts on 0113 282 7744 or shop online now.Written for you by: Alex, Face the FutureImage source: unsplash.com