What are the best makeup removers?

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    #1Neutrogena Oil-Free Eye Makeup Remover

    Neutrogena Oil-Free Eye Makeup Remover

    The Neutrogena Oil-Free Eye Makeup Remover gets rid of eye makeup including waterproof mascara and is safe for contact lens wearers. The formula contains aloe vera & cucumber extract and is oil-free & non-greasy. It activates when shaken. 

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    $8.49

    Christina Stephens
    Written on April 26, 2019
    "A must-have in every girl's makeup kit IMO. The Neutrogena makeup remover is honestly the best makeup remover I've ever used because it doesn't irritate my sensitive eyes. I've tried countless products before including expensive brands like La Mer and Lancome and they were just too harsh. This product is God-given because my eyes don't get red even with lots of mascara on. Just soak a cotton pad with it, let it sit for a few seconds then wipe it off. And it only costs $8! ❤️"
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    #2Clinique Take The Day Off Makeup Remover

    Clinique Take The Day Off Makeup Remover

    The Clinique Take The Day Off Makeup Remover For Lids, Lashes & Lips dissolves and loosens the grip of long-wearing makeup, even waterproof mascara. It is a non-stinging and non-irritating formula that's parabens, phthalates, and fragrance-free. 

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    $19.5

    Christina Wong
    Written on April 26, 2019
    "I've always been a fan of Clinique and this makeup remover is no exception. Even with a generous amount of mascara on, this product can remove it effortlessly. Even 24hr stay liquid lipsticks don't stand a chance. I have extremely oily skin BTW but this product doesn't make me break out. Love love LOVE Clinique! 😍"
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    #3Sephora Waterproof Eye Makeup Remover

    Sephora Waterproof Eye Makeup Remover

    The Sephora Waterproof Eye Makeup Remover can be used by contact lens wearers and people with sensitive eyes. It contains flavonoids, olive wood extracts, and HydroSenn+, a plant-based ingredient exclusive to Sephora that's skin-moisturizing. 

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    Ivy Wang
    Written on April 26, 2019
    "A dupe for Lancome's Bi-Facil, which is 3 times the price. Removes all eye makeup easily without making them sting, red or puffy. No need for excessive tugging and rubbing. Highly recommended! "
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    #4Caudalie Micellar Cleansing Water

    Caudalie Micellar Cleansing Water

    Caudalie's Micellar Cleansing Water is a hypoallergenic, vegan & cruelty-free makeup remover, toner, and cleanser. The formula contains organic grape water to moisturize, chamomile extract to combat redness and plant glycerin to soften skin. 

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    Josefina Vázquez
    Written on April 26, 2019
    "This cleansing water keeps my skin feeling hydrated. I've tried it a few times as a makeup remover and it did a good job. It takes a little longer to remove the mascara but continuous rubbing does the trick. Anyway, I prefer this over oil-based makeup removers because it's gentle and leaves my skin feeling fresh and thoroughly clean. "
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    #5Maybelline Expert Eyes Oil-Free Eye Makeup Remover

    Maybelline Expert Eyes Oil-Free Eye Makeup Remover

    The Maybelline Expert Eyes Oil-Free Eye Makeup Remover is a mild drugstore makeup remover intended for washable eye makeup. The formula is hypoallergenic and is oil & fragrance-free. It is recommended for sensitive, oily, normal, and dry skin. 

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    Jane Boyd
    Written on April 26, 2019
    "It stings my eyelids a little whenever I use it but not so much that it's cumbersome. Other than that it's a pretty good makeup remover. "
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    #6Garnier Micellar Cleansing Water All-in-1 Makeup Remover And Cleanser

    Garnier Micellar Cleansing Water All-in-1 Makeup Remover And Cleanser

    The Garnier Micellar Cleansing Water All-in-1 Makeup Remover And Cleanser is a waterproof makeup remover and cleanser that lifts away dirt, oil, and makeup. It is formulated without parabens & fragrance and cleanses the skin without a greasy finish.

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    $8.99

    Aanya Jindal
    Written on April 26, 2019
    "A little goes a long way. Unlike other makeup cleansers where you need to completely soak the cotton pads, the Garnier makeup remover does the trick with just a small amount. It's especially good in removing eyeliner and I do tend to apply A LOT. Plus, it's quite cheap! "
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    #7The Body Shop Camomile Gentle Eye Makeup Remover

    The Body Shop Camomile Gentle Eye Makeup Remover

    The Body Shop Camomile Gentle Eye Makeup Remover is infused with chamomile which dissolves & removes eye makeup while cleansing the skin. It is suitable for sensitive skin and contact lens wearers and has no added fragrance, color or alcohol. 

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    $6

    Patricia Gardner
    Written on April 26, 2019
    "The best eye makeup remover ever! It's Body Shop, so I know it's organic and cruelty-free. I have really sensitive skin and this product doesn't make my skin dry or break out. I've been using this for a decade now and I have no intention of switching brands. "
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    #8Simple Eye Makeup Remover

    Simple Eye Makeup Remover

    The Simple Eye Makeup Remover contains cleansing oil and vitamin water with pro-vitamin B5. It is non-comedogenic, hypoallergenic, suitable for contact lens wearers and can break down waterproof mascara without the need for incessant rubbing. 

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    Jennifer Garrett
    Written on April 26, 2019
    "Meh. It's called "Simple" eye makeup remover - at least they got the name right. I always hve to use a lot of poduct in order to remove eyeliner and mascara that it starts to sting my eyes. It removes the shadows, but then so does soap. Not impressed. Wont be buying this brand again. 😒"
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