Product Type: Kleenex body care
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Cotton wool disguised as a face cloth
Kleenex Facial Cloths
Member Name: katyj10
Kleenex Facial Cloths
Advantages: Large size does a lot of removal
This is a review of the Kleenex facial cloths I have been using recently to remove make up and nail varnish. I spotted them in the supermarket and being familiar with the brand and seeing they were new I decided to give them a go.
What are they?
Each wipe is around the size of a baby wipe but they are a lot thicker than a baby wipe and very dry. You add your cleanser or remover to the wipe and gently cleanse your face (or nails). You could use these to remove a foaming cleanser in the shower as they also hold together when wet.
These gentle, cotton sheets are not only larger but softer, and are designed to be more effective at cleansing than cotton wool due to their quilted texture and natural fibres. They are soft and strong when wet or dry, so you can use them not only while applying cleanser and toner, but also while removing facemasks and even nail varnish.
The wipes look a little bit like a box of tissues, being cardboard with a perforated part to remove the tissues from. There is a clear panel in the side so you can see how many you have left in the box.
I have a box of these handy and keep forgetting to use them as I have a large supply of cotton wool discs in at the moment but when I do use them I remember how good they are. They are really strong and don't disintegrate or fall apart. Because the wipes are so large it can seem wasteful if you are only using a bit of one to then throw it away. It only takes one wipe for me to remove two hand's worth of nail polish, that includes when it's a dark colour.
I think these are quite a unique product and whilst they work out a little more expensive, they are effective and robust so are great if you have a hardy cleansing routine. They do feel a little bit too good to be just throwing away so are definitely in a premium category for me. I like the versatile nature of the wipes and think they are handy to have in and a box will last me quite a while as I don't need them every day but will probably always keep a small supply in.
Price and availability
I can't remember what I paid as it was a few weeks ago now but I remember they were on some sort of special introductory offer. At the moment a pack of 30 cloths are priced £1.99 at Superdrug which I think is quite reasonable.
It's worth looking out for these when they are on offer as they are a great item for beauty junkies to keep handy. The Kleenex range have released a few new products recently including moist cleansing wipes and shine absorbing sheets so I may be trying those too in the near future. I like the dry wipes and would say they are the 'Bounty' of face wipes and a different option to cotton wool.
Summary: A good alternative to cotton wool