Our Favorite Drugstore Makeup Removing Wipes

June 18, 2020
Jessica Khorsandi
By: Jessica Khorsandi | skincare.com by L'Oréal
Our Favorite Drugstore Makeup Removing Wipes

You use waterproof eyeliner for your cat eye and a long-lasting formula for your bold red lip. You don’t want it to budge throughout the day. But, when it comes time to remove your makeup, getting it to come off cleanly can be tricky. That’s where makeup removing wipes come in. Facial cleansing wipes are a quick and easy way to help rid the skin of pore-clogging cosmetics prior to cleansing. Plus, there are a ton of great makeup wipes available at the drugstore. Keep reading, because our editors have rounded up their favorite makeup removing wipes and micellar water wipes from our parent company L’Oréal, ahead.

Garnier SkinActive Micellar Makeup Removing Towelettes Waterproof

Created to tackle even the most stubborn of waterproof formulas, these micellar water wipes from Garnier are your all-in-one product to remove makeup, cleanse and refresh the skin. They lift dirt, oil and makeup like a magnet to reveal soft, clean skin without the need for rubbing or tugging at your face.

L’Oréal Paris RevitaLift Radiant Smoothing Wet Cleansing Towelettes

Nourish and soften your skin with this radiance-boosting cleansing towelette. Enhanced with revitalizing vitamin C, these towelettes also work to gently exfoliate and enhance the skin’s smoothness. Plus, they’re free of drying alcohols and great for all skin types, including sensitive.

NYX Professional Makeup Be Gone! Makeup Remover Wipes

Even your most beloved waterproof mascara and eye makeup is no match for these gentle makeup-removing wipes. The towelettes help remove dirt, oil and waterproof makeup from the surface of the skin without leaving the greasy residue behind.

La Roche-Posay Effaclar Clarifying Oil-Free Towelettes

These towelettes from La Roche-Posay, which are great for oily skin types, are formulated with the brand’s signature Thermal Spring Water. Rich in minerals and antioxidants, Effaclar Towelettes help cleanse away oil and pore-clogging impurities while visibly smoothing and refining the skin’s texture.



These ultra-soft cloths — gentle enough for even sensitive skin types — cleanse, remove dirt, oil and makeup and hydrate the skin simultaneously. They also help repair and restore the skin’s natural protective barrier with three essential ceramides and hyaluronic acid.

Vichy Pureté Thermale Makeup Removing Micellar Cleansing Wipes


Vichy Pureté Thermale Makeup Removing Micellar Cleansing Wipes are a triple-threat. Not only do they cleanse and remove waterproof makeup, but they’re also formulated with vitamin E to soothe skin. They’re perfect for oily or acne-prone skin.

Garnier SkinActive Micellar Eye Makeup Remover Pads

To target your most stubborn waterproof eye makeup, reach for Garnier’s micellar-infused cotton pads. They’re tailored specifically to gently yet effectively remove products like eyeshadow, mascara and eyeliner in a precise way.

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