An essential beauty aid, eye-makeup remover helps erase stubborn traces of shadow, liner, and waterproof mascara. We tested paraben-free brands and found that these three wiped up the competition.
Beauty Garden by Sothys
Makeup-Removing Fluid with Cherry Bud
This creamy but light lotion quickly dissolves makeup. Organic cherry-bud extract, a skin regenerator rich in minerals and flavonoids, delivers a cooling effect. $30, beautygarden.sothys.com
Chamomile and Green Tea Eye-Makeup Remover
A great option for those with sensitive eyes, this nongreasy gel contains no artificial colors or fragrances. It helps smooth away fine lines with moisturizing vitamin E. $6.95, shopearthessentials.com
Eyebright Eye-Makeup Remover and Treatment Oil
Emollients such as chamomile and almond and grape-seed oils blend with eyebright, a plant extract known to relieve tired eyes. When applied with a cloth to closed lids, it doubles as a relaxing compress. $23, farmaesthetics.com