8 Products That Remove The Most Stubborn Lipsticks

Summer-friendly lip tints and glosses, your time has come and gone. We're swapping out light formulas for rich, matte, long-wearing lipsticks for fall. The kind that goes perfectly with our new wardrobes of sweaters and boots, and can last through our Thanksgiving meals (and leftovers). But the bold pigments we love come at a price — they're infuriatingly hard to remove.

Luckily, there are a few new products on the market that address this frustrating dilemma. And since it's chapped-lip season, we'll also introduce you to removal methods that won't have you rubbing your pucker dry. Ahead, find eight products that keep lips soft, while giving your stubborn lipstick a run for its money.
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Make's new lip oil doesn't just remove the most budge-proof lipstick, but it works some moisturizing magic as well. Soak a cotton pad in the liquid and sweep it across your lips to remove the color, while meadowfoam-seed oil and glycerine soften dry patches.
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Almost more annoying than removing our lipstick at the end of the day is attempting to touch it up right after applying it. Pick up these cotton swabs with built-in makeup remover to clean up the edges or take off a full lip. They're travel-friendly and come in a super-cute case.
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Your vampy shades don't stand a chance against Nyx's new remover. You can wear the vitamin E-infused formula by itself as a balm, or to gently buff away lipstick.
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This washcloth might tempt you to wear more makeup — just so you can see its magic in action. Simply add water, and rub the soft fabric across your face and lips. It dissolves even the most stubborn pigments, and lasts up to 1,000 washes so you can swipe on and off to your heart's content.
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Glide this oil-based formula onto your lips, leave it on for 30 seconds, and swipe it away. It's gentle (thanks to the aloe vera), yet powerful, and it won't leave you with lipstick all over your face when you're done washing.
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You can use these wipes to remove dry lipstick (or even red-wine stains), or on bare lips to hydrate and mattify. Plus, they're infused with Bite's signature fruity flavor for a quick breath refresh.
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Many regular old makeup removers work great for lipstick, too, and we love this one from Shiseido — it's made specifically for delicate areas, like your eyes and lips. It dissolves long-wearing cosmetics without leaving skin tight.
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This go-to product does a lot more than just moisturize cracked winter lips. Dab on a dime-sized amount over matte lipstick, leave it on your pout for a few minutes, and wipe it off to remove the pigment. Coconut oil is a good alternative. The best part about these two is you probably already have one of them, if not both, lying around your apartment.
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