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How do I make sure I’ve properly removed sunscreen after a day at the beach?
It’s normal to be concerned about removing sunscreen, because any leftover residue can cause breakouts or clog pores. Whether it’s a manual face cleansing brush or an electronic gadget that you reach for, facial cleansing brushes are excellent for really giving your face a good scrub. If you haven’t yet drank the Clarisonic kool-aid, this summer may be an excellent time to go for it. The Mia2 Skin Cleansing System ($175, sephora.ca) may seem a bit fussy because it takes an extra minute to use (literally), but the results are well worth it. The sonic frequency of the oscillating brush head in conjunction with your favourite mild liquid facial cleanser is highly effective in deep-cleaning your pores and leaving your face exfoliated—and free of any sunscreen residue. This encourages cell turnover and allows whatever skincare serums you apply afterward to sink in that much deeper. It’s also able to remove six times more makeup than manual cleansing, which means it’s a makeup lover’s best friend at the end of the day. Read more »