10 Makeup Removers That Actually Take Off Waterproof Makeup

For all of the good things about summer, the season comes with its own set of hardships, too — and we're not talking about trying to avoid sunburns or keep our thighs from chafing (though that factors into the equation, too). The even bigger battle is the one against melting makeup, which is why we look to waterproof formulas that keep our makeup intact through everything from long beach days to just walking three blocks in 90-degree weather.
But as reliable as waterproof formulas can be, there is the harsh reality of getting them off. Tugging at your mascara with makeup wipe after makeup wipe is a wasteful shortcut to irritated skin, and washing your face at night only to wake up with raccoon eyes is just frustrating. You need a cleanser that will really get the job done — and luckily, there are products that work to wash away every bit of long-wear and even waterproof makeup.
From oil-based cleansers to eco-friendly towels, we rounded up the best waterproof makeup removers, ahead — so that you can live your best life in budge-proof makeup without ever having to rub your face off like you're scratching a lottery ticket.
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