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Don’t sacrifice getting rid of stubborn eye makeup just because you have sensitive eyes. So many cosmetic brands are seeing a need for formulations that are gentler than before without giving up how wonderfully these formulas worked originally. Ingredients such as aloe, cucumber and extra virgin olive oil help soothe sensitive eyes and skin while wiping liner and mascara away effortlessly.
Best Budget Brand
Neutrogena Eye Makeup Remover Lotion is touted as the best low-cost eye makeup remover by “All You” magazine. The formula is touted as working hard to get rid of tough-to-remove eye makeup while soothing sensitive eyes and skin with ingredients such as cucumber and aloe extracts. Plus it hydrates, leaving the eye area looking soft and smooth afterward.
Neutrogena Makeup Remover Cleansing Towelettes are able to wipe away even the most stubborn eye makeup without making sensitive eyes suffer. The gentle formula gets rid of even waterproof makeup, and work so well that “Allure” gave it a Best of Beauty award -- along with a Readers’ Choice award.
Best Blow Your Budget Brand
Fifteen dollars seems like quite a bit to spend on something that just gets rid of your makeup. But Mary Kay Oil-Free Eye Makeup Remover is well worth the splurge, according to “Allure,” which gave it a Best of Beauty award in 2011. This remover is soothing, doesn’t sting sensitive eyes and won’t leave greasy goop remnants on your lashes.
Best All-Natural Option
If you are an au natural girl at heart, you can use something already in the cupboard to remove eye makeup. Extra-Virgin Olive Oil -- EVOO, as Rachael Ray likes to call it -- is pure and nonirritating, which makes it perfect for you. Use it by pouring a smidge on a clean cotton ball, then wiping away your eye makeup. Rinse it clean with cool water.