Most of us guys will admit, after a long and busy week in the office or burning the midnight oil at home, all that we want to do is crash out in bed. However, if you’re a men’s makeup fan, there’s one pretty important step, a step that we sometimes put to the back of our minds at night and that is removing your favourite face products, before some well-deserved shut eye. Taking off the likes of foundation, concealer and bronzer before bed is absolutely critical to the long term health and vitality of your skin, but it seems regardless of the warning signs, a large number of men are still falling at this final hurdle. In today’s male makeup blog, we’ll be getting our hands on our top six men’s makeup removing cleansers, in a bid to help you finish off your day with a revitalizing flourish, appropriately care for your skin and most importantly, correctly remove all of your cosmetic products. So gents, let’s get stuck in!

MMUK MAN Anti-Acne Face Wash


A lightly cleansing men’s face wash, our very own MMUK MAN Anti-Acne Face Wash is an excellent option to completely remove your makeup products, as well as expertly rebalance your skin and fight acne breakouts simultaneously. This very popular face wash for men foams really nicely and provides the skin with a very gentle, yet deep cleanse, whilst enriching it with superior botanicals that sooth and hydrate the skin. One of the main reasons why removing makeup is so important is to ensure that your skin’s pores don’t become clogged with oil and dirt and this face wash stands head and shoulders above the rest in allowing your skin to respire and naturally cleanse itself of impurities.

Molton Brown Balancing Men’s Face Wash


This powerful face wash for men provides your skin with an intense cleanse, whilst getting down and dirty with those sometimes more difficult to remove makeup for men products. Built for normal to oily skin types, Molton Brown’s Balancing Face Wash, doesn’t just draw deep embedded product away from your face, but sloughs away dead skin cells and toxins from within the skin, leaving your complexion supple and refined. If you’re battling uneven skin tone and want to look beyond the use of foundation or BB cream, this wash is a perfect place to start.

Clarins Men Exfoliating Cleanser


Built with micro-fine exfoliating beads, Clarins Men’s Exfoliating Cleanser lathers up quickly on the skin and within its thick and enriching foam has the capacity to hold your face products until it’s rinsed off, rather than just sliding them around your face like inferior men’s cleansing products. The exfoliating beads built within this formula offer gentle cleansing to all of your face’s creeks and crevices, allowing you to clear even the toughest to reach areas. Acting as a hard-hitting magnet to dirt, this men’s face cleanser for normal, combination and oily skin promises to work its magic.

Jack Black Daily Facial Cleanser


Leave your skin clean, hydrated and fresh with Jack Black’s Pure Clean Daily Facial Cleanser, a powerful 2-in-1 men’s cleanser and toner, formulated for all skin types. This soft and cleansing formula works particularly well for blemish prone skin as it has the in-built ability to close the skin’s pores after the removal of dirt and oil, which seriously reduces the risk of them becoming inflamed and infected. This superb men’s makeup removing cleanser contains Witch Hazel, a natural astringent, particularly good for calming and soothing post washed skin. It also boasts superior antibacterial and anti-inflammatory benefits that work wonders for red and irritated skin. Jack Black also offer a great facial cleanser called the Deep Dive Facial Cleanser, which is perfect for men with dry skin types.

Recipe For Men Ultra-Sensitive Facial Cleanser


Created specifically for the more sensitive gentleman shall we say, it’s the turn of Recipe For Men’s Ultra-Sensitive Facial Cleanser to wrap up our list of must have makeup for men removal cleansers. Leaving the skin fresh, clean and calm, whilst effectively managing the complete removal of face cosmetics. If you’re a guy constantly battling dry, itching, burning or inflamed skin, then you most probably have a sensitive skin type and this cleanser will prove to be the perfect tonic Thankfully, this cleanser has been formulated with arctic juniper berries to help soothe and protect irritated skin and brilliantly re-balance it. Removing impurities, sebum and makeup products, all in one clean sweep, this face product for men proves that sometimes, it pays to have a softer side.