So I wrote this post awhile ago, but the past two weeks, I’ve caved. I’ve been wearing makeup. I’m wearing it for me, which you know because I work in an office with three people and I don’t see clients anymore. But I’m pretty happy doing it, because it only takes an extra two minutes and I just wear foundation and blush and a bit of lip gloss and it makes me look a lot better and feel a lot better about how I look. It’s stupid, but I’ve been breaking out lately and so I need the extra help of some makeup.
So this leads to the next issue: if I wear makeup, I need to take off makeup before I sleep. I use those makeup remover sheets, but I don’t like them. They are kind of itchy and my face doesn’t feel clean. I would much rather use just a washcloth, but that doesn’t seem to get everything off. I’m not going to use cold cream, I’m just not. Also, it’s winter, almost, and my skin has gotten dry. So I need your help and suggestions for:
-A good makeup remover or makeup removing soap (I’m not wearing eye makeup yet, so I don’t need anything hardcore)
-A good technique for washing the makeup off my face without water running down my elbows
-A good face scrub (I’m on a budget here, so let’s keep it under $10) to exfoliate, since I’m using an Olay one right now that I don’t like and they seem to have discontinued the last one I liked.
-A good pressed mineral foundation (again, budget – must stay under $15) because the loose minerals is not working for me anymore. My office has an Avon lady – does anyone use Avon and recommend it?
-A good tinted moisturizer, in case I decide to go back to being lazy.