Makeup wipes are convenient, but not the only way to clean your face when you travel, especially when small wash towels aren’t a guarantee in your hotel or you want to be more eco-conscious. TFG readers share their list for the best makeup remover cloth!
Makeup Remover Cloths
Written By: Tae Haahr
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Traveling with solid makeup products can help lighten your liquid allowance, but what about other toiletries such as makeup remover? Check out some liquid-free, travel-friendly options as shared by TFG readers below!
Best Makeup Remover Cloths for Travel
Editor’s Pick: Kiki & Josie Makeup Remover Glove
The Kiki & Josie makeup remover glove is easy-to-use and effective for erasing your makeup after a long day of sightseeing. It’s made of soft microfibres that is kind to all skin types.
These makeup remover gloves are liquid-free, meaning they don’t take up valuable real estate in your 3-1-1 bag. Plus, they’re reusable and chemical-free, making them an environmentally-friendly choice for skincare.
This is the TFG editor-in-chief top pick for a makeup cloth. It comes in cute colors and can double as a bag to carry your makeup brushes in.
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Always Off Makeup Remover Cloth
The Always Off is a plush microfiber cloth for removing your makeup. You simply add your favourite cleanser or remover (and a touch of water if required) and gently wash away your makeup.
One TFG reader explains, “I use microfiber washcloths, they’re amazing. No makeup remover or single-use wipes needed. They even remove waterproof mascara, exfoliate the skin, and can double as a glasses cleaner.”
This pack comes with five fashionable colors of reusable cloth choices. Throw one of these in with your toiletries and you’re ready to head out on your next trip.
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Campanelli Fresh Face Cloths
The Campanelli Fresh Face cloth removes your makeup without harsh chemicals, even if it’s waterproof. You simply have to add water then use it to exfoliate and clean your face.
One TFG reader shares, “I recently got a set of these reusable makeup remover towels, and I’ve seen a version at Ulta as well. They work surprisingly well with just water.”
This cloth can simply be washed in your machine and tumbled try. This reusable cloth might just save you a ton of money in the long run and cut down on the products you have to pack!
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Erase Your Face Cloths
Erase Your Face make up remover cloths come highly recommended by TFG readers. With just a touch of warm water, this cloth can help you refresh your face and wash off all of that makeup after a long day of exploring.
After adding water, you gently apply pressure and wipe the cloth across your face. In a few minutes, you’ll have a nice clean face!
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Jane Iredale Makeup Remover Mitt
If you’re looking for a facial cleansing cloth that will easily remove your makeup, then the Jane Iredale Magic Mitt might just be the perfect thing for you. It’s made of a knitted microfiber that quickly and completely removes makeup using water only.
One TFG reader shares, “No solution necessary, just plain water. I have one in my bathroom, one in our RV travel trailer, and one in my toiletries travel bag.”
To use this cleansing mitt, simply put it on, add warm water and gently wash your face using circular motions. Readers recommend this product because it’s easy to pack and doesn’t require packing any liquid.
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Reusable Makeup Remover Pads
A great alternative to the traditional cloth is reusable makeup remover pads. These can be a more eco-friendly solution for removing your makeup as opposed to your traditional disposable cotton pads.
One reader raves, “I have these and love them. I bought them to make less trash and I use them every day.”
These pads are made from organic cotton fabric and are safe to use on all types of skin. One pack comes with seven pads and a small laundry bag to pack them in. TFG readers say they’re a fantastic choice for travelers aspiring to a zero-waste lifestyle.
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Makeup Eraser Cloth
The Makeup Eraser Cloth is a widely popular choice when it comes to best makeup remover cloths for TFG readers. You don’t have to bring anything else along with it, simply just add water and remove your makeup (including waterproof eyeliner and mascara).
One TFG reader mentioned being skeptical about these clothes but was pleasantly surprised. Another reader shares, “I love mine and they dry really quickly.”
It’s great and lightweight, ideal for travel. The short soft fibers are comfortable to use on your skin. And it’s machine washable, so when you get home it’s easy to clean!
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Norwex Makeup Removal Cloth
The Norwex makeup removal cloth is also popular with TFG readers. They’re designed with delicate skin in mind, made with an ultra-soft microfiber that removes your makeup with ease.
One TFG reader shares, “I just bought the Norwex face cloths and facial mitts to travel with instead of the disposable facial washcloths. Total game changer! They did a great job of removing all of my makeup with just water.”
You don’t need to bring along any additional cleansers to use with this cloth, just add water and wash the day away. These are a superb choice for travel due to their lightweight and portable nature.
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Face Halo Makeup Cleanser Puff
TFG readers love the Face Halo makeup cleansing puff for a quick-and-easy face wash while you’re traveling the world. You simply add water and cleanse your face.
One TFG reader explains that they tried out the Face Halo based on another reader’s recommendation and raved at how well it worked. “I love them! I don’t wear makeup often and when I do, I don’t wear a lot of it, so these are perfect for me.”
This brand comes highly recommended for those traveling, especially to Europe, as hotels there often don’t have face cloths in the bathrooms. These are also machine washable so you can easily clean them when you’re back from your trip.
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Product Comparison Chart
|BRAND | MODEL||FEATURES | REVIEWS||RATING | PRICE|
|Kiki & Josie Makeup Remover Glove||The Kiki & Josie Makeup Remover Glove is easy-to-use and effective for erasing your makeup after a long day of sightseeing. It’s made of soft microfibres that is kind to all skin types.||Check Price|
|Always Off Makeup Removing Cloth||“I use microfiber washcloths, they’re amazing. No makeup remover or single-use wipes needed. They even remove waterproof mascara, exfoliate skin and can double as a glasses cleaner.”||Check Price|
|Campanelli Fresh Face Cloths||“I recently got a set of these reusable makeup remover towels, and I've seen a version at Ulta as well. They work surprisingly well with just water.”||Check Price|
|Danielle Erase Your Face Cloths||With just a touch of warm water, this cloth can help you refresh your face and wash off all of that makeup after a long day of exploring.||Check Price|
|Jane Iredale Magic Mitt||“No solution necessary, just plain water. I have one in my bathroom, one in our RV travel trailer and one in my toiletries travel bag.”||Check Price|
|Reusable Makeup Remover Pads||“I have these and love them. I bought them to make less trash and I use them every day.”||Check Price|
|Makeup Eraser||“I love mine and they dry really quickly.”||Check Price|
|Norwex Makeup Removal Cloth (5-pack)||“I just bought the Norwex face cloths and facial mitts to travel with instead of the disposable facial washcloths. Total game changer! They did a great job of removing all of my makeup with just water.”||Check Price|
|Face Halo Makeup Cleanser Puff||“I love them! I don’t wear makeup often and when I do, I don’t wear a lot of it, so these are perfect for me.”||Check Price|
What is the best makeup remover cloth for you? Share your thoughts below!
For more ways to lighten your toiletries, please read:
- The Ultimate Guide to Travel Toiletries
- How Can I Downsize Toiletries to Fit a Carry-on Bag?
- Travel Wipes to Help You Avoid Packing Liquid Toiletries
- Solid Toiletries for Travel: Forget TSA Approved Liquids
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