The Best Makeup Removers Ever

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The Best Makeup Removers Ever

The editors at LHJ.com we love experimenting with makeup that makes us look and feel our best… and we also love taking it all off at the end of a long day! We’ve asked some of our editors and Gloss Daily bloggers to dish on their favorite makeup removers.


Lancome Bi-Facil



"Lancome Bi-Facil is a staple in my bathroom cabinet. It removes every trace of liner, shadow, and mascara—including waterproof—without tugging or irritating my sensitive eyes. And unlike other formulas I've tried, it doesn't leave an oily film on my contact lenses."

-Erica Metzger, Ladies Home Journal Beauty Director

Buy it now at Lancome, $28



Simple Eye Make-Up Remover Pads



Use these non-greasy wipes to lift any mascara that your cleanse misses, mop up eye-shadow mistakes, and quickly get rid of the gunk on your makeup brushes.

Buy them now at Ulta, $5.99 for 30


Kari Gran Cleansing Oil



"My favorite makeup remover is actually a cleansing oil! Kari Gran makes an ultra-luxe feeling oil that removes every stitch of makeup (even heavy eyeliner). Plus, it smells incredible!"

-Bethany Cantor, Ladies Home Journal Online Editor

Buy it now at Kari Gran, $30


Almay Gentle Eye Makeup Remover Pads



"I love that it's oil-free, fragrance-free and won't irritate my sensitive skin—yet still manages to remove all my eyeliner and mascara at the end of the day."

-Maggie Niemiec, Ladies Home Journal Assistant Editor

Buy them now at Drugstore.com, $8.99 for 120


Wonder Cloth



"At Cult of Pretty we recently discovered this oddity, which deep cleanses with just water (seriously) and rinses clean without soap. Watch in awe as your makeup slides off you and this new-fangled material—we don't understand it either, we just know it works!"

-Ann Colville Somma, Gloss Daily Blogger

Buy it now at Wondercloth.com, $15



Yes To Cucumbers Facial Towlettes



"Beauty confession: I'm a little bit lazy, so I adore anything in wipe form. These Yes To Cucumbers Facial Towlettes remove makeup and cleanse (another lazy-girl plus), they don't irritate my sensitive skin, and they're affordable. I also love that they come in travel-sized packs."

-Amanda Wolfe, Ladies Home Journal Senior Digital Director

Buy them now at Target, $7.73 for 45


Mary Kay Oil-Free Eye Makeup Remover



This gentle remover boasts an ability to take it all off without leaving a greasy residue.

Buy it now at Mary Kay, $15


Equate Everyday 2 in 1 Daily Facial Cloths



"These are the kind of face wash cloths that are dry in the package, and then you moisten them with water to build up a bit of a lather to wash your face. One side of the cloth is very smooth and the other side is textured and has a nice exfoliating effect. These cloths from Equate are definitely my holy grail facecleanser/makeup remover!"

-Emily Eddington, Gloss Daily blogger

Buy them now at Walmart, $8.37

Read more from Emily at Gloss Daily


DHC Deep Cleansing Oil



"I don't really use eye makeup remover, but I often use DHC deep cleansing oil as my face wash, and that doubles as a makeup remover since it's oil—it leaves my skin really smooth and takes everything of my face nicely."

-Rachel Shippy, Ladies Home Journal Assistant to the Editor-In-Chief

Buy it now at Dermstore, $28


Pond’s Wet Cleansing Toweletts Evening Soothe



Great for nights when you're feeling lazy.

Buy them now at Drugstore.com, $4.79 for 30