Best Makeup Removers for Sensitive Skin

Sensitive skin that easily flares needs to be treated with care. Choosing the right makeup remover is therefore as important as using makeup that won’t cause you breakouts and skin redness.

From micellar water to cleansing oil, we round up 5 best makeup removers that effectively remove makeup on even the most sensitive of skin. They may be thorough in cleansing but also gentle in action; perfect for removing a full face of product without leaving skin too tight and dry.

MAC Cleanse-Off Oil, $32.00

MAC Cleanse-Off Oil

Likened to a baby oil but of lighter consistency, this oil-based makeup remover rids skin of the oils and waxes in makeup – all while maintaining the pH balance on skin thanks to its soothing and hydrating ingredients consisting primarily of olive fruit, evening primrose and jojoba seed.

chai Reset Rejuvenating Facial Mist, $56.84


Developed with sensitive skin users in mind, this facial mist combines the famed micellar water with unique fermented ingredients to purify, nourish and refresh skin. This instore best-seller doubles as a makeup remover and facial toner, promising an easy removal of makeup, oil and impurities as well as an instant restoration of skin’s radiance and hydration.

Read More: This Water Saved My Skin… Literally!

Chanel Le Blanc Brightening Tri-Phase Makeup Remover, $60.00

Chanel Le Blanc Brightening Tri-Phase Makeup Remover

Chanel is every lady’s dream, so this gentle, gel-to-milky-texture makeup remover would easily make an ideal choice for those with sensitive skin. Besides removing pollutants and makeup, it uses star ingredient, rare pearl extract, to restore radiance and glycine to hydrate, leaving skin luminous and supple.

Clarins Cleansing Milk with Gentian, $33.00

Clarins Cleansing Milk with Gentian

Makeup removal doesn’t have to be a chore. Clarins Cleansing Milk with Gentian easily removes dirt, the toughest of makeup as well as oil without harsh rubbing. This gentle formula calms skin too, leaving it deliciously fresh, clean and soft.

Read More: 5 Common Makeup Mistakes to Avoid

Clinique Take the Day off Cleansing Balm, $29.50

Clinique Take the Day off Cleansing Balm

A transformational remover that goes from solid into a silky oil upon application. Suitable for all skin types, Clinique Take the Day off Cleansing Balm gently dissolves stubborn and waterproof makeup, cleansing skin to uncover skin that is non-greasy and non-dry.


*Prices listed are in USD.

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