- At the very least, wet a soft washcloth with warm water and gently move it around your face in a circular motion.
- For a quick water-free cleanse, take a few seconds to apply moisturizer, then tissue it off, says Diane Berson, a New York City dermatologist.
- The best substitute for makeup removal and a face washing: Keep a stash of cleansing cloths in your nightstand. Run one over your face, using both sides, then hit the lights.
When you’re too tired to change out of your clothes before bed, let alone wash your face, remove your makeup with these in-a-pinch-only strategies.