Monday, August 18th, 2008

Choose or Lose


Do you use makeup remover wipes alone or with a cleanser?

  • With a cleanser! (42%, 233 Votes)
  • I don't use them at all! (31%, 175 Votes)
  • Just makeup remover wipes! (23%, 128 Votes)
  • Other -- tell me in the comments! (4%, 25 Votes)

Total Voters: 561

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20 thoughts on “Choose or Lose: Do you use makeup remover wipes alone or with a cleanser?

  1. My makeup remover comes in a bottle. I have to use those cotton squares with it, so no wipes here.

    And I use that before I use a cleanser. Most of the time, anyway.

  2. SmittenKitten

    I use the same as Trisha.

    I also use baby wipes to clean my face after…

  3. Erin/slipnslide

    I just use Cetaphil.
    I use a towel to wipe excess, in order to be more environmentally friendly. :)

  4. Teresa

    I use Philosophy cleanser, so it removes my makeup for me. :)

  5. Karen

    I use MAC Cleansing Oil…

    The idea of makeup wipes never really appeal to me unless I’m doing some hardcore travelling… I feel anything that comes in a bottle cleans better

  6. SnickerDoodle

    I use face cream to take off my makeup and then cleanser (Clinique). I feel like makeup wipes are too harsh for my skin.

  7. raven

    I use jojoba oil. Since jojoba oil is not an eye irritant, nor allergenic, it can be used to remove eye makeup. It also easily removes foundation, blush, and lipstick; while it moisturizes.

  8. Allison

    I either use Neutrogena makeup remover wipes (the best I’ve tried, I also got my mom hooked and she keeps them at home, work, her car) and then rinse well with water, or I use Philosophy Purity.

  9. Sarah

    I don’t use them with cleanser, but I DO like to spray some toner on after! I feel like the MAC wipes I got leave my face a little greasy, so I just spritz some toner on and poof!

  10. jess

    I use generic drugstore brand face cleanser/make up remover wipes. I keep them in my car, in case I need to wipe off my makeup before I go to the gym or whatever (or if I just feel a little grimey and want to clean my face really fast) and at home, in case I’m too tired to do a full face wash and/or to make it easier to wash my face (and not get makeup all over my wash cloths).

  11. chuarmk

    Makeup remover cleansing lotion then follow by Cleansing Milk.

  12. Renee

    I use Clinique take the day off and then wash my face with Cetaphil. I’m trying to use gentle products right now due to the horrendous breakout I am experiencing this week. Anybody have any suggestions on how I can get rid of these. Let me tell you though, I am sensitive to benzoyl peroxide. I think that is what is in the clean and clear zit cream. If you have any suggestions I will take them all.

    • Allison

      Origins “Spot Remover.” It comes in the tiniest bottle (but lasts forever) and it stings like you would not BELIEVE when you first put it on, but the pain goes away quickly (and so do the blemishes!). It can dry you out, so be careful to only use it precisely on problem spots. Clean and Clear and all those other DS creams make me itch like crazy, Spot Remover is like a clear gel. It works!

  13. I use Johnsons make-up wipes.
    I cleanse after with my ‘Dermalogica Special Cleansing Gel” cleanser =]

  14. Sound Of Vision

    Depends. If I’m really tired I just use wipes and go to bed, and wash my face in the morning. But usually, I use wipes and then go and wash my face with some face cleanser. Or, even use cleansing milk (especially if I had lots of make up on eyes). Sometimes I have problems removing mascara so after using wipes I use eye makeup remover to clean it all. :)

  15. Jennifer

    I use MAC Cleanse-Off Oil most of the time, and occasionally the MAC cleansing wipes (mainly when I go to the pool or am traveling), which I then follow with a cleanser to get off any residue.

  16. deepblue

    I use gelcleanser in summer and cleansingmilk or cleansingcream in winter. I don’t use cleansing wipes because i don’t like them. I have always the feeling skin isn’t really clean when I use them.

  17. neepoh

    first, i use 1/2 of a comodynes sensitive skin makeup wipe and then lancome bifacil for my eyes. then, i use one pump of mac cleansing oil. finally, i finish with a cleanser in the shower. seems tedious but i could never just do one step. ive tried all sorts of combinations and this routine is the only one that doesnt leave any residue on my skin.

  18. Before I go to bed, I wash my face with Pampers baby wipes and a good cheap facial toner. After my makeup remover and toning, I always always moisturize afterwards.