Besides applying sunscreen, proper cleansing is another cardinal rule when it comes to skincare. Here are 10 makeup removers you need to own:
1. Shu Uemura Anti/Oxi + Pollutant and Dullness Clarifying Cleansing Oil
With green papaya, moringa and green tea extract, this powerful cleansing oil not only removes makeup, it also helps to restore your skins luminosity.
$125, at Sephora
Photo: Shu Uemura
2. Astalift Renewal Cleansing Oil
The Astalift Renewal Cleansing Oil is built for removing heavy duty makeup like waterproof mascaras without damaging skin.
$42, at Sephora
3. Eco Care Facial Cleansing Wipes with Organic Rose and Chamomile
These cotton cleansing wipes is great for removing makeup without drying it out. The organic cotton wipes are soft, gentle and hypoallergenic.
$18, at Sephora
Photo: Eco Care
4. Makeup Eraser
Said to last for up to a thousand washes, the Makeup Eraser is heaven sent for those who don’t enjoy using regular makeup cleansers.
Just wet the cloth in warm water and start cleaning. The ultra soft polyester blend cloth even helps to remove waterproof mascara. Best part? It’s environmentally friendly!
$30, at Sephora
Photo: Makeup Eraser
5. Etude House All Finish Moist Cleansing Water
Etude House’s All Finish Moist Cleansing Water doubles up as a cleanser for the face and a makeup remover too. The best part? It doesn’t need water to do its job!
Photo: Etude House
6. Orbis The Cleansing One
This oil and fragrance-free makeup remover works to replenish precious moisture all while cleansing your skin of impurities.
7. RMK Balm Cleanser
Besides being delicious smelling, this balm cleanser is gentle on the skin and is great for cleaning irritated skin. Its texture also leaves skin feeling soft, cleansed and hydrated.
8. FANCL's Perfect Blend Oil
A beauty junkie favourite, FANCL’s Perfect Blend Oil removes even the most stubborn of makeup products without damaging skin’s texture.
The brand’s unique keratin plug also clears pores and leaves skin feeling soft and supple.
9. Urban Decay Melt Down Makeup Remover
Perfect for removing long lasting makeup products, this Urban Decay Meltdown Makeup Remover helps to replenish skin moisture as it strips away your makeup.
Photo: Urban Decay
10. Clinque Take The Day Off Cleansing Milk
This gentle cleansing milk dissolves makeup in an instant with water. It’s also dermatologist tested and great for dry skin.