Pros Share Their Best Makeup Removal Tips

By now, everyone is aware of the importance of not falling into bed with a full face of makeup. (If not, we’ll remind you that it can lead to clogged pores and the blemishes that follow, not to mention potential eye infections.) And, since today is Halloween, we figured it was time for a refresher in pro makeup removal — especially for you folks donning industrial-grade glitter and mile-long faux lashes. Who better to weigh in than the pros who wear crap-loads of makeup for a living? Here, Broadway stars, burlesque performers, and others share their top picks and tips for taking it all off. Makeup, that is.

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