By Alicia Choong
As a makeup artist, I truly appreciate a clear canvas on which to paint. Hence, skincare is of utmost importance to me. Basic skincare has much to do with cleansing and in some brands, a step called pre-cleansing is also introduced.
What is pre-cleansing? Used mainly to dissolve make-up and other impurities, this step helps to ensure the skin is clean and free of makeup residue. Some of you may be familiar with the concept of double cleansing, which I practise, using the same cleanser twice – once to remove the makeup and another to rinse off. However, most ladies I speak to prefer to pamper their skin really well by using different types of cleansers to wash their faces. E.g makeup removers, cleansing cream…
This famed product needs little introduction. As the first step in any skincare regimen, this deep-cleansing oil melts impurities and make-up from skin.