6 Cleansing Balms to Help You Remove Stubborn Makeup With Ease
Cleansing balms are used as the first step in your skin-care routine to help remove makeup, sunscreen and oil-based impurities like excess sebum. These oil-based formulas are often nourishing and can help give your skin that deep clean it’s been missing when used in tandem with a water-based cleanser (learn more about double cleansing here). To help you find the perfect formula for you, we rounded up six of our favorite cleansing balms below..
The Ultime8 Cleansing Balm melts away even stubborn makeup with ease and the velvety, moisturizing formula leaves your skin looking and feeling soft and supple.
This cult-classic cleansing balm by Eve Lom contains a combination of Egyptian chamomile oil, eucalyptus oil, clove oil and hops oil to soothe the skin and remove impurities. It’s perfect for any skin type (even the acne-prone) and smells like a spa.
For a sweet-smelling cleansing balm that will make you enjoy taking off your makeup, this Papaya Sorbet Enzyme balm is for you. It’s infused with resurfacing papaya enzymes, papaya extract and seed oil, plus antioxidant-rich blueberry extract and camellia japonica seed oil. The best part about this one is that it leaves your skin feeling hydrated and not stripped whatsoever.
In addition to its cleansing properties, this balm uses olive oil and grapeseed oil known to moisturize and persimmon extract which is known to help reduce hyperpigmentation and uneven skin texture.
Clean It Zero can remove water-proof makeup and is mineral-oil and paraben free. Skin feels hydrated and supple after application.
This cleansing balm is formulated with vitamin E, jojoba, eucalyptus, clove, and avocado oil for a burst of antioxidants and moisture and won’t leave you feeling greasy.
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