04/13/2014 08:20 am ET

The Asian Beauty Secret You Aren't Doing -- But Should Be

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There are certain beauty terms that make us feel just plain fancy. We're not scrubbing our face, we're exfoliating. We aren't washing up -- we're double cleansing. But, in fact, the latter is far from just a fluffy phrase. Double cleansing is a very real -- and very effective -- to wash your face. And, the method is exactly as it sounds: Proponents preach cleansing the face once to remove makeup and a second time to truly purify the skin.

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