Best Makeup Removers and Tools On The Market

We often find ourselves looking for a quick, easy, and gentle way to remove makeup. If you’re a makeup lover, then you know the struggle of removing makeup and cleansing your face every night. So, we came up with a list of the best makeup removing products to help you cleanse, soothe, and protect your skin after a long day.

Micellar waters

Micellar water is an oil and water-based product that cleanses the skin gently, removes makeup, and doesn’t leave an oily or dry feeling on your skin.

These are our top three micellar waters on the market:

  • Bioderma Sensibio H2O micellar water
  • Simple Kind to Skin micellar cleansing water
  • Nuxe micellar cleansing water with rose petals for sensitive skin

Makeup balms/gels

Makeups balms are the master multi-tasker of skincare products. They deeply hydrate and nourish the skin, remove makeup, gently cleanse the skin, and even calm frizzy hair and cracked skin. They truly tackle hard makeup like eyeliners, waterproof mascara, and matte lipstick.

Makeup removing balms are especially effective on dry skin and during cold weather because they keep moisture locked in your skin. Our favorite balms are:

  • Clinique Take The Day Off Balm
  • It Cosmetics Bye Bye Makeup Balm
  • YES To Coconut Oil Cleaning Balm

Makeup removing gels are also efficient and gentle on the skin, our top three picks are:

  • Bliss Gel to Oil Cleanser
  • NYX Cosmetics Be Gone! Lip Color Remover
  • Clinique 2-in-1 Makeup Remover Cleansing Gel

If you’d like an eco-friendly option, a simple tool to remove makeup easily is the new Original Makeup Eraser from Nordstorm. It’s a reusable cloth to remove all makeup and impurities from your skin.

Makeup wipes

We all have those crazy nights out or lazy nights at home when we’re just not in the mood to go through the long nighttime routine. We want a quick way to remove makeup and to help avoid a pimple in the morning.

In that case, makeup wipes are the answer. It’s an easy way to wake up with a fresh, clean face. Our favorite makeup wipes brands are:

  • Neutrogena Makeup Remover Cleansing Towelettes
  • Cetaphil Gentle Makeup Removing Wipes
  • Burt’s Bees Facial Cleansing Towelettes in Pink Grapefruit