A Guide to the Essential Beauty Products
Cotton Balls and Cotton Pads?
What to consider: Both shapes perform the same functions, such as helping to remove makeup and nail polish. "Cotton pads give you more of a
surface, so you can use fewer of them, and they shed less of the fiber," says Joanna Schlip, a makeup artist in Los Angeles.
Cotton balls are typically thick and absorb more liquid. All the experts agree that it comes down to a matter of personal
Bottom line: Choose one―they do the same thing.