It’s time to ditch the makeup wipes for this luxurious alternative

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They might seem like a good idea after a night out, but makeup wipes are both bad for your skin and detrimental to the environment. Instead, try a cleansing balm to melt makeup away in seconds.

Rodial Bee Venom Cleansing Balm, £65, Harvey Nichols

With bee venom to plump skin, salicylic acid to combat blemishes and Vitamin C to brighten, this Rodial cleansing balm is the perfect addition to your bathroom cabinet. Simply massage into dry skin and add some warm water before washing off with a flannel.

Botanics Hot Cloth Cleanisng Balm, £8.99, Boots

Infused with rosehip extract, jojoba and beeswax, this affordable and 97% organic balm, available at Boots, can be used with a warm cloth to gently cleanse and draw out any unwanted impurities. We recommend using this at night for the best results. 

It Cosmetics Bye Bye Makeup, £30, Selfridges

This luxurious multi-functional product takes your makeup off whilst nourishing the skin and combatting signs of ageing – all in one go. Massage into the face at the end of the day and watch your makeup slowly melt away, leaving you with fresh, clean and protected skin. 

Clinique Take the Day Off Balm, £30, Selfridges

Scoop out this solid balm and watch as it transforms into a silky oil which – when applied, will allow for a calming and therapeutic application to help you wind down before bed.

PIXI x Caroline Hirons Double Cleanse, £24, Harvey Nichols

Created by popular Youtuber and beauty blogger Caroline Hirons with the help of PIXI Beauty founder Petra Strand, this 2-in-1 tub combines an oil and a cream to soften skin as you cleanse whilst also encouraging the production of collagen to reduce fine lines.

Image credit: Glossier

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