New Year's Eve makeup is all fun and games until it's 2 a.m. and you're standing over your sink three makeup wipes in, still scrubbing away at your glitter eyeshadow. Drag queens, on a fairly regular basis, feel your pain. These performers are experts at both putting that makeup on and also taking it off when they're exhausted at the end of a long night.
For drag queens, any old generic makeup remover won't do — they need the good shit. "I've tried MANY different makeup removers over the years and my main concern has always been being gentle with my skin," Baby Love, a Brooklyn-based drag queen, says. "Nothing ages you more than tugging at your skin while drying it out with harsh cleansers."