6 Gentle Makeup Wipes That’ll Make You Believe In Them Again

Matteo Scarpellini

Since beauty junkies have jumped on the bandwagon of cleansing oils, balms and the like, the good ol’ makeup wipes have been getting a bad rap as ineffective and moisture-stripping. While we agree that facial towelettes can’t beat a luxurious oil in dissolving your day’s makeup, we can’t deny their convenience and efficiency in a time crunch. Luckily, delicate and nourishing options are available, and they can stand alone during emergency situations or as a prelude to your multi-step cleansing routine. Here, shop six options that’ll leave your skin clean and refreshed without irritation.


Wipe On, Wipe Off

Tip: To optimize and avoid vigorous rubbing, place the towelette on the skin and let it soak for a moment before gently smoothing it over the face.