WATERPROOF MASCARA 防水睫毛膏
'Long-wear, waterproof mascaras can be really tricky to remove if you don't have a good eye makeup remover,' skincare specialist Kirsti Shuba said. 'If eye makeup isn't thoroughly removed, it's possible that left over make-up can get into our tiny hair follicles and cause eye infections and in some case lashes can fall out.
HAIR REMOVAL CREAM 脱毛膏
Hair removal expert Sunny Choudhery says that hair removal creams can cause your skin unnecessary irritation because of the harsh chemicals used to dissolve hair.
'Hair removal creams are the worst thing you could apply to your skin', she said. 'They are designed to dissolve the hair on the surface - not even removing hair from root, giving you a stubbly regrowth.'
She said that it's much better to opt for methods such as waxing or threading that may cause an initial sting, which will quickly fade.
MAKE UP WIPES 卸妆湿巾
Dr Uliana Gout, founder of London Aesthetic Medicine said: 'Wipes often filled with perfume and other preservatives which can cause skin sensitivities.
'We often see redness and stinging as a major complaint after a few weeks of wipe use. The skin barrier is impaired, inflammation can rise and we start to look red, sore and our makeup no longer looks it's best.'
Dr Ross Perry, of Medical Director of Cosmedics skin clinics, added: 'Baby wipes or water wipes will only take off a small amount of make-up and dirt from the skin, in actual fact all you're doing is rubbing the make-up further into the skin.
'You need something extra to take off the make-up and dirt from the skin itself. My advice is to opt for liquid cleansers and cleansing creams which help to lift the dirt from the skin and keep pores clean. '
FOUNDATION WITH SPF 防晒粉底
Dr Perry says that while wearing make-up with added SPF is a good thing, it's important to understand that this alone won't fully protect your skin.
'When companies test out an SPF they slather on a thick layer, unfortunately when we put foundation on we're only really using a fraction of what's actually needed,' said Dr Perry. 'You also run the risk of make-up sliding off the face and losing what little protection there actually is.
'Make-up is rarely broad spectrum. Therefore it's best to use a broad spectrum SPF after moisturising. Allow it to sink into the skin before adding foundation with added SPF for extra protection.'
MATTE LIPSTICKS 哑光唇膏
Skincare expert MUA Joy said: 'I have a love/hate relationship with matte liquid lipsticks. The selling point of these are that they last all day, but the majority of them are incredibly drying on the lips and uncomfortable for long-wear.
'If you are going to use a matte liquid lipstick, try applying lip balm first (check for that the lip balm has no drying ingredients such as alcohol) and use underneath the product to help act as a barrier from dry lip.'
SCRUB EXFOLIANTS 去角质磨砂膏
'Scrub exfoliators have been around for a long time and although they may help remove make-up, the particles in scrubs such as beads, salts and grains can be abrasive, causing irritation and inflammation to the skin', said Joy.
'They can also cause micro tears in the skin, damaging your skin in the long run and possibly causing permanent skin damage.
'If you're going to use a scrub exfoliant, try to use it gently and in a coin-sized amount, and reduce your use to only once a week.'