8 Hacks For Washing Your Face Without Water

So, maybe you’ve just left the gym, you’re traveling or you’re just too plain lazy — there are plenty of reasons why there may come a time in your life when you need to know these eight hacks for washing your face without water. I mean, really, it seems like a good thing for a girl to have in her repertoire, doesn’t it? You bet! Because sometimes it’s nice to ditch the sink and know you’re still getting that deep down cleaning your skin needed.

Too much water can dehydrate the skin, so even if it’s not because you’re too lazy to get up and press the “I’m still watching” option on Netflix much less wash your face, it might be good for you to go water-less every now and then. Even without the step of wiping with a dampened wash cloth, you can remove makeup and get rid of dirt and grime with these eight methods. Everything from micellar water to coconut oil are great options for skipping the water without neglecting to clean your face.

Check out these hacks for cleansing without water because, trust me, the day you feel like skipping going to the sink will come, if it hasn’t already. And with these hacks under your belt that day will be nothing less than glorious.

1. Micellar Water

Triple Action Cleansing Water, $12, Sephora

Oil molecules removes makeup and attacks deep down dirt and grime when using micellar water. All you have to do is dab on your skin and go. No rinsing required.

2. Cleansing Wipes

Neutrogena Oil-Free Cleansing Wipes, $5, Amazon

These will leave your face feeling fresh and good as new.

3. Cleansing Pads

Nip + Fab Dragon's Blood Cleansing Pads, $10, Amazon

Think of these as higher-concentrated cleansing wipes. These, in particular, work to clear acne as well as cleanse.

4. Mineral-Based Cleanser

Purminerals Mineral Quick Clean, $29, Amazon

This easy-to-use cleanser will leave your skin feeling refreshed and moisturized. Simply apply and wipe off with a tissue for a clean face.

5. Cream Cleanser

Olay Total Effects Nourishing Cream Cleanser, $7, Walmart

Cream cleanser go on like lotion, but have the added bonus of removing makeup and other unwanted things from the skin.

6. Cleansing Milk

Clarins Cleansing Milk With Gentian, $33, Nordstrom

All you need is a little bit of this and a tissue to complete your nightly face-cleaning ritual.

7. Coconut Oil

Spectrum Organic Coconut Oil, $13, Amazon

Add its makeup-removing capabilities to the long list of what makes coconut oil so amazing. Simply rub it over your face, working it into the skin with your fingertips, and the makeup's gone.

8. Rosewater Spray

Soothing Face Mist, $18, Glossier

So, rosewater spray may not remove your makeup, but a few spritzes does help remove oil and dirt from the skin. Plus, it feels incredibly refreshing.

So, if you're already planning of going without water while washing your face as soon as, well, tonight — I'm right there with you.

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