Take It Off: The 10 Best Drugstore Makeup Remover Wipes
Removing your makeup shouldn’t be complicated (or expensive, for that matter). We’re sharing 10 of the best makeup-removing wipes—from the L’Oreal portfolio of brands—that you can snag at your local drugstore, ahead!
That glamorous cat eye, those bold ruby red lips, the perfect contour and highlight—when you spend time perfecting your makeup application, you don’t want it to budge, that is, until bedtime. The same color cosmetics that help you look fierce while you’re awake can wreak havoc on your skin while you sleep—. Removing your makeup each night—even those nights when you’re feeling too tired to bother—is a necessary first step in a healthy nighttime skin care routine. Makeup removing wipes are a quick and easy way to help rid the skin of pore-clogging cosmetics prior to cleansing, and often offer skin-benefiting bonuses (like exfoliation or pore-minimization). But don’t be fooled, getting your hands on these great skincare products doesn’t have to be difficult or expensive. While the local drugstores are stocked to the ceilings with a variety of different makeup remover wipes and towelettes, our 10 favorites—from the L’Oréal portfolio of brands—are below.
GARNIER REFRESHING REMOVER CLEANSING TOWELETTES
Created for normal skin types, these soft makeup remover wipes from Garnier—infused with grape water extract—can help revitalize the appearance of the skin as they cleanse. Just one towelette is enough to remove an entire face of makeup—from cat eyes to contour. In fact, this may even be !
, $5.99 MSRP
L’ORÉAL PARIS IDEAL CLEAN ALL SKIN TYPES MAKEUP REMOVING TOWELETTES
No matter your skin type, your skin can benefit from these alcohol-free makeup remover wipes from L’Oréal Paris. The towelettes remove makeup and other impurities without drying out the skin. Plus, as an added benefit, the formula helps to visibly smooth the appearance of pores.
, $4.99 MSRP
L’ORÉAL PARIS REVITALIFT RADIANT SMOOTHING WET CLEANSING TOWELETTES
Nourish and soften your skin with this radiance-boosting cleansing towelette that helps remove all traces of makeup and impurities. Enhanced with revitalizing vitamin C, these towelettes also work to gently exfoliate and enhance the skin’s smoothness.
, $6.69 MSRP
NYX PROFESSIONAL MAKEUP BE GONE! MAKEUP REMOVER WIPES
Even your most beloved waterproof mascara is no match for these gentle makeup removing wipes. The towelettes help remove dirt, oil, and makeup from the surface of the skin without leaving the greasy residue many other wipes leave behind.
, $5 MSRP
LA ROCHE-POSAY EFFACLAR TOWELETTES
There are many reasons why we love skin care products from La Roche-Posay, one of which being that they are all formulated with the brand’s , and these makeup removing towelettes are no exception. Rich in minerals and antioxidants, Effaclar Towelettes help cleanse away oil and pore-clogging impurities from the skin’s surface while visibly smoothing and refining the skin’s texture.
, $9.99 MSRP
GARNIER CLEAN+ PURIFYING OIL-FREE CLEANSING TOWELETTES
Formulated with charcoal, these gentle cleansing wipes instantly draw out dirt, oil, and makeup from the surface of the skin to help keep the skin looking clear and matte. What’s more? These towelettes—while powerful—are gentle on the skin and, best of all, won’t clog your pores.
, $5.99 MSRP
CERAVE MAKEUP REMOVING CLEANSER CLOTHS
These ultra-soft cloths——cleanse, remove dirt, oil and makeup, and hydrate the skin. But that’s not all. They also help repair and restore the skin’s natural protective barrier with 3 essential ceramides and hyaluronic acid.
, $8.99 MSRP
GARNIER SKINACTIVE MICELLAR MAKEUP REMOVING TOWELETTES WATERPROOF
We often gravitate toward products enhanced with micelle technology, mainly due to their ease of use without harsh rubbing. This, of course, is especially ideal when it comes to removing waterproof makeup. That’s why we like turning to Garnier’s all-in-1 micellar wipes for waterproof makeup. Formulated for all skin types (even sensitive), these wipes not only have the ability to remove waterproof makeup, they can also cleanse and soothe the skin through the gentle yet effective power of micelle technology.
GARNIER SKINACTIVE MICELLAR MAKEUP REMOVING TOWELETTES
If you’re not an avid user of waterproof makeup, you can opt for the brand’s traditional micellar makeup removing towelletes. Like a magnet, the micelle technology formulated in these wipes capture and lift away dirt, oil, and other impurities from the skin’s surface. And, as an added bonus, the wipes are specifically formulated with silk fibers for an extra soft clean.
VICHY PURETE THERMALE MAKEUP REMOVING MICELLAR CLEANSING WIPES
Consider us game when a product can knock out three steps in one. Cue: Vichy This triple-threat product not only cleanses and soothes the skin, but also removes stubborn waterproof makeup. The best part? All skin types can enjoy its benefits.
Remember, while makeup remover towelettes are convenient, they shouldn’t be a substitute for cleansing. After removing your makeup each night, be sure to follow up with your favorite face wash and moisturizers for truly radiant and clean skin.
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