Cleansing oils are your best bet if you tend to wear heavier makeup. This gentle option from local start-up Frank Skincare helps to effectively remove waterproof makeup, and works as a daily cleanser as well. It is made from an impressively short list of just four organic ingredients – apricot, castor, tamanu and kiwi extract. Each bottle of cleansing oil also comes with a complimentary organic bamboo washcloth, so you can wipe off the oil easily post-cleansing.
1 / 7 Frank Skincare Magic Wipe 100% Organic Cleansing Oil ($52, Naiise)Read more
2 / 7 Simple Kind To Skin Micellar Cleansing Wipes ($15.90, leading pharmacies)Read more
Infused with a micellar solution that gently lifts away dirt, grime and waterproof makeup, this helps to unclog pores while leaving skin feeling fresh and hydrated. The soft wipes are super convenient to bring around and are free of alcohol, oil and artificial fragrances, making this a good option for girls with sensitive skin.
3 / 7 Nivea Extra White Make Up Clear Micellar Water ($9.90, leading pharmacies)Read more
A micellar solution is made up of micelles, which are tiny oil molecules suspended in water. These micelles help to draw out impurities and makeup to cleanse your skin. The good thing about them? You don’t actually require any water to rinse these off. Instead, just soak a cotton pad with the solution and gently wipe over your face. So easy!
4 / 7 Etude House Oremong One-Shot Cleansing Water Tissue ($11.90)Read more
Boasting orange, lemon and grapefruit extracts as its key ingredient, this no-rinse cleansing wipes are rich in vitamin C to recharge skin and give it a glow. Keep a pack at your desk or in your bag to clean your mien whenever you need to.
5 / 7 Clinique Pep-Start Quick Cleansing Swipes ($21, Sephora)Read more
These refreshing wipes help to effectively remove surface dirt and oil from your skin. It also mildly exfoliates and moisturises. Each pack comes with 50 wipes, making this an office staple if you don’t need a heavy-duty cleanser.
6 / 7 Orbis Cleansing Liquid ($23)Read more
Though this is 100 per cent oil-free, it works just as well as any oil cleanser to quickly rid skin of waterproof makeup and grime. Massage the product into skin and rinse off to reveal a clear, clean complexion – no greasiness or stickiness after!
7 / 7 Peter Thomas Roth Irish Moor Mud Purifying Cleanser Gel ($75, Sephora)Read more
Great for those with acne-prone skin, this cleanser helps to purify skin and dissolve away excess oil and makeup. It’s formulated with a host of pore-clearing ingredients such as detoxifying Irish moor mud, activated charcoal, salicylic acid and tea tree oil.
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