Best Makeup Removing Wipes to Clean Skin Before Your Gym Workouts

by Dawn Chen, Claudia Tan & Joyce Cheo
LIFESTYLE  |  April 09, 2019
  • Cleansing wipes are oh-so-handy!
    1 / 13 Cleansing wipes are oh-so-handy!

    Go from office lady to gym bunny in a flash with one of these makeup removing wipes. Sweating it out in a full face of foundation is a big no-no as your sweat can mix with your cosmetics to clog your pores. That means more acne breakouts, which nobody wants. Instead, reach for these super convenient cleansing sheets. They’ll leave your complexion clean and fresh in one swift motion so that your skin can breathe better during your workouts.

    (Also Read: Got A Rash Post-Workout? You Might Be Allergic to Your Own Sweat) 

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  • Bifesta Cleansing Sheet Brightup ($14.50 for 46 sheets)
    2 / 13 Bifesta Cleansing Sheet Brightup ($14.50 for 46 sheets)

    With new cleansing ingredients derived from facial toners, these large water-based sheets remove makeup thoroughly even faster while being gentle on skin. The hypoallergenic and friction-reducing formulation is ideal for sensitive skin, while Vitamin C and lactic acid remove dead skin cells and blackheads to reveal brighter and smoother skin.

    (Also read: Double-Duty Makeup Removers that Will Brighten Your Complexion)

    Available at leading pharmacies.

    Photo: Bifesta 

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  • Innisfree Apple Seed Cleansing Tissue ($3.50 for 15 sheets)
    3 / 13 Innisfree Apple Seed Cleansing Tissue ($3.50 for 15 sheets)

    The apple seed oil soaked in this cleansing tissue effectively fights clogged pores while nourishing skin. The apple extract, including peel, treats the flaking dead skin cells and opens the pores to help eliminate embedded impurities. The cold-pressed apple seed oil is rich in unsaturated fatty acids that make skin feel refreshed, moisturised and firmer.

    Available at Innisfree.

    Photo: Innisfree

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  • Simple Micellar Cleansing Wipes ($15.90 for 25 wipes)
    4 / 13 Simple Micellar Cleansing Wipes ($15.90 for 25 wipes)

    With modern Micellar technology, numerous micro-cleansing bubbles are trapped within the soft layers of the fabric wipes to effectively remove dirt, oil and makeup and unclog pores without any artificial perfumes or harsh chemicals that can upset sensitive skin. Infused with multivitamins, skin is not just clean and hydrated, it is refreshed in an instant with no sticky residue.

    (Also read: 8 Most Effective Makeup Removers That Are Super Gentle On Your Skin)

    Available at all leading pharmacies.

    Photo: Simple

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  • Etude House Baking Powder Pore Cleansing Tissue – Oil ($8.90 for 30 wipes)
    5 / 13 Etude House Baking Powder Pore Cleansing Tissue – Oil ($8.90 for 30 wipes)

    If you’re dealing with redness and enlarged or clogged pores, use this odourless tissue which is infused with baking soda that gives it a light exfoliating effect suitable for daily use. Rich in nourishing vitamin E and grape seed oil, skin is left moisturized with better elasticity, while linoleic acid prevents dryness. The light and compact packaging with a convenient lid make it easy to pack.

    Available at Etude House.

    Photo: Etude House

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  • Sephora Collection Exfoliating Face Wipes in Charcoal ($10 for 25 sheets)
    6 / 13 Sephora Collection Exfoliating Face Wipes in Charcoal ($10 for 25 sheets)

    Designed to use on the go, the Sephora cleansing wipes are in mini travel sizes and come in a range of ingredients to meet the needs of different skin types. The wipes have two textures – the exfoliating side with microbeads eliminates impurities and special attention should be given to the T zone, while the smooth side removes even the most stubborn eyeliner. For normal, combination and oily skin, the Charcoal version is great as it detoxifies dull skin.

    Available at www.sephora.sg 

    Photo: Sephora 

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  • Neutrogena Deep Clean Oil-free Makeup Remover Cleansing Wipes ($13.90 for 25 sheets)
    7 / 13 Neutrogena Deep Clean Oil-free Makeup Remover Cleansing Wipes ($13.90 for 25 sheets)

    This oil-free wipe works deep down in your pores to remove impurities while sweeping away budge-proof lipstick, dirt and oil. It doesn’t leave any residue behind, so you don’t need to wash your face after. Inexpensive and very saturated, these hardworking wipes are a lifesaver that is a must for camping trips or after a tiring run.

    Available at all leading pharmacies.

    Photo: Neutrogena

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  • Cle de Peau Beaute Eye And Lip Makeup Remover Towelettes ($40 for 50 sheets)
    8 / 13 Cle de Peau Beaute Eye And Lip Makeup Remover Towelettes ($40 for 50 sheets)

    Treat yourself to some aromatherapy when you use these luxurious cleansing tissues with Cle de Peau’s signature elegant rose scent and rare orchid experience. The powerful yet gentle cleansing oil enriched formula removes grime and waterproof makeup while the richly hydrating formula of all-natural botanical argan oil, Bio-evening primrose oil and water-holding oil moisturises and nourishes the skin especially useful on the delicate eye and lip areas. Newly formulated with Camellia oil, it also repairs and protects eyelashes.

    (Also read: 7 Most Refreshing Haircare and Skincare Products for Post-Workout Showers)

    Available at Tangs.

    Photo: Cle de Peau

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  • Absolute New York Retinol Makeup Cleansing Tissues ($14.50 for 50 pieces)
    9 / 13 Absolute New York Retinol Makeup Cleansing Tissues ($14.50 for 50 pieces)

    This Korean brand is known for its premium quality cleansing tissue that removes dirt and the most stubborn makeup using all-natural botanical extracts & powerful cleansing agents. After skin is cleansed, there’s a noticeable radiance due to the presence of Retinol, a pure and active form of Vitamin A, that boosts cell revitalisation and slough away dead skin cells to leave skin brighter and more supple.

    Available at www.watsons.com.sg.

    Photo: Absolute New York

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  • Biore Cleansing Oil Cotton Facial Sheets ($17.90 for a tub of 44 sheets, $15.90 for a refill pack of 44 sheets, $3.95 for 10 sheets)
    10 / 13 Biore Cleansing Oil Cotton Facial Sheets ($17.90 for a tub of 44 sheets, $15.90 for a refill pack of 44 sheets, $3.95 for 10 sheets)

    Biore returns with its best-selling Cleansing Oil Cotton Facial Sheets with an improved formula. These super soft cotton sheets are infused with a lightweight cleansing oil that will leave your skin feeling cleansed and refreshed. We love how they come in an adorable pastel pink storage container to keep the sheets moist for a longer period of time. You will have a hard time deciding between the Soothing & Refreshing and the Moist & Hydrating packs – they both smell amazing.

    Available at all leading pharmacies, supermarkets and hypermarkets.

    Photo: Biore

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  • Pure Beauty Makeup Remover Facial Cleansing Wipes ($5.90 for 20 sheets)
    11 / 13 Pure Beauty Makeup Remover Facial Cleansing Wipes ($5.90 for 20 sheets)

    Refresh skin, remove your makeup and rid excess oil in one step with these wipes. Made for the city girl, this range boasts an anti-pollution complex that’s formulated with herbal extracts to protect skin from environmental damage.

    (Also read: 10 Best Facial Cleansers For Post-Workout That Won’t Dry Your Skin)

    Available at www.watsons.sg and www.lazada.sg 

    Photo: Pure Beauty

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  • Nivea 3-in-1 Care Cleansing Micellar Wipes ($10.90 for 25 sheets)
    12 / 13 Nivea 3-in-1 Care Cleansing Micellar Wipes ($10.90 for 25 sheets)

    Boasting micellar technology to draw out makeup and impurities, this gentle makeup removing wipe can be used on your eyes and lips as well. It’s also formulated with vitamin E for an antioxidant boost. 

    Available at leading pharmacies.

    Photo: Nivea

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  • First Aid Beauty Hello FAB Caffeine Matcha Wake Up Wipes ($25 for 25 sheets, Sephora)
    13 / 13 First Aid Beauty Hello FAB Caffeine Matcha Wake Up Wipes ($25 for 25 sheets, Sephora)

    Give your skin a pick-me-up with these invigorating wipes. Each towelette is infused with antioxidant-rich matcha green tea, skin-brightening vitamin C and energising caffeine to cleanse skin and leave it feeling fresh.

    Available at www.sephora.sg 

    Photo: First Aid Beauty 

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