how to supercharge your Face cleansing routine without breaking the bank

how to supercharge your Face cleansing routine without breaking the bank

5 reasons why you should be using muslin face cloths

We all know that regularly washing our face is an essential step to keeping our skin healthy, radiant and glowing. While it may seem like a pretty foolproof task, many of us are not cleaning as thoroughly or deeply as we think we are.

I am the first to admit, my cleansing routine was the epitome of lazy. I wear very little makeup most days and have always felt a little cleanser and a splash of water did the job. Boy was I wrong! When a customer asked about muslin face cloths – I thought I would give them a try. These little cloths are magical. My face was 50x cleaner with less time and less effort. A bonus at the end of the day.

If you have never tried Muslin cloths to wash your face, you will be amazed at how these inexpensive little cloths can supercharge your cleansing routine and help you achieve (or maintain) clearer, brighter skin and save money.

What is Muslin cloth?

Muslin is simply a thin lightweight cotton fabric with an open weave. These lightweight face cloths have a gentle exfoliating action that won’t irritate skin and work well with any type of facial cleanser leaving your face feeling soft, smooth and clean.

Still not convinced? Here are 5 reasons why Muslin Face cloths are worth trying.

  1. Muslin Face cloths clean better than disposable face wipes, standard face cloth or fingers alone. Throughout the day the skin on your face is exposed to pollutants. If not removed – the build up of dirt, excessive oil and dead skin cells dulls your skin and can block your pores trapping sebum, dirt and dead skin cells ultimately leading to a breakout. These amazing little cloths are gentle on skin but abrasive enough to deeply cleanse your face. They quickly and effectively remove makeup-up, dirt and debris allowing the sebum (skin oil) to reach the skins surface unimpeded decreasing the chances of a breakout.

What is wrong with face wipes? While face wipes are convenient and easy to use, they are not a substitute for proper face washing. Imagine smearing your cleanser on your face and not wiping it off. Many makeup wipes also contain parabens, fragrance or other ingredients that can dry out or irritate your skin and can leave behind a chemical residue if not washed off. Most are non-biodegradable and build-up in landfills. If you choose to use face wipes – be sure to rinse your face after and look for one with gentle ingredients that are also bio-degradable like RMS Beauty Ultimate Makeup Remover.

  1. Muslin face cloths gently exfoliate – No need for expensive gadgets – the humble Muslin face cloth is a simple yet effective way to buff away impurities on your skins surface without irritating sensitive skin. Simply add a small dollop of your favorite cleanser on a warm, wet cloth and massage gently into skin for a minute or two. Be careful not to overdo it – we recommend exfoliating NO MORE than once or twice every 7-10 days. On other days use your cloth to wipe away the days debris.
Bonus: By clearing your skin of the buildup of dead skin cells, make up and surface dirt your subsequent serums and moisturizers to penetrate the skin more easily.
  1. Muslin face cloths save you money - these reusable cloths get better with age. Simply throw them in the wash when dirty and hang to dry. Compare to expensive face wipes that can cost over $20 per month (assuming daily use).
  2. Muslin face cloths are hygienic – unlike regular face cloths and cleansing brushes which can harbor acne causing bacteria,  Muslin face cloths dry quickly inhibiting the growth of bacteria – a plus for traveling as well as for those suffering from acne or eczema.
  3. Muslin face cloths work well with any type of cleanser – simply apply a dollop of your favorite cleanser. Please note, while some cleansers may stain the fabric this does not in anyway affect its use.

Ready to get started? How to get the most out of your Muslin Face cloth.

Face washing 101

Step 1: Apply your favorite cleanser to dry skin and massage your face gently with your fingers for a minute or two.

Step 2: Rinse your Muslin face cloth under warm water and squeeze out any excess water. Gently wipe away the cleanser using a circular massage motion. Rinse your Muslin cloth thoroughly after use and allow to air dry naturally. Throw in the wash (and line dry) every 3 - 4 uses.

Step 3: For stronger exfoliating action – after applying cleanser massage your face gently with a warm, damp muslin cloth for a minute or two. Be careful not to press too hard. Wipe away with your warm, damp Muslin Cloth. Be sure to thoroughly wipe away your cleanser to avoid any residual build up and help keep pores clear. Do not over exfoliate.

Step 4: Apply any serums or moisturizer immediately after cleansing while your skin is still damp. It is believed that this will allow your skincare products to absorb more deeply.

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Be sure to also use a gentle natural cleanser free from synthetic fragrances and toxic chemicals that can irritate and dry your skin.

Our top pick – Black Chicken Remedies Cleanse My Face

Beneath your makeup, sunscreen and daily grime is your skin. This amazing cleansing oil effortlessly removes impurities leaving your skin feeling super soft –never dry, tight or greasy. The soft intoxicating aroma calms your mind while the blend of 14 nourishing and healing oils gently cleanse without disturbing your skins natural sebum balance. Suitable for all skin types – even those with oily skin.

Your skin naturally produces oil because it needs it – it protects and lubricates your skin. Your skin will regain its natural oil balance, it may take a few days but you’ll notice huge improvements as blemishes and signs of irritation and redness start to disappear.

Try Black Chicken Remedies Cleanse My Face today

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