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The beauty industry has made it clear that we all need countless products and complicated skin-care routines if we want avoid looking like a wrinkled prune by the time we're 30. So it's with some surprise that we note the makeup remover wipe trend.
An alternative to a multi-bottle skincare regime, these towelettes claim to cleanse, hydrate, and improve skin tone, all without the messy business of actually having to use water. And practically every beauty brand worth their salt is making them now. Do they work as well as regular cleaners? Check out eight of our favorites, and you be the judge.—Cleo Zancope
- Gently exfoliating, Yes to Grapefruit's Brightening Facial Towelettes harness the natural power of grapefruit to cleanse skin. $5.9
- LA FRESH delivers travel-sized, waterproof makeup removal that's jam-packed with antioxidant-rich oils. Olive, jojoba, grape seed, and lavender oils sweep away mascara, liner and lipstick with ease.
- For acne prone skin, look to Neutrogena's Oil-Free Acne Stress Control Night Cleansing Pads. Their Microclear technology claims to sweep away pore
- Never underestimate the power of plants, especially when it comes to naturally cleaning, softening, and brightening skin. Boots Botanics takes advantage of hibiscus in their
- Ole Henricksen's Truth to Go Vitamin C Wipes rely on vitamin
- Designed for sensitive skin, Simple pairs gentle cleaners with Zinc PCA and glycerin to keep skin hydrated while controlling shine.
- In case you hadn't noticed, we just can't get enough of the natural (and compostable, cool!) "Yes To" products. We suggest their Yes To Tomatoes's
- And for sensitive skin, Garnier's Soothing Remover Cleansing Towelettes are infused with calming plant extracts and vitamin E to c