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I bought 3 packets of Pure deep cleanse wipes they were on offer in Poundland, 3 packets for a quid. At that price I guess you can't expect anything too fancy, but on the other hand you can find all sorts of things in Poundland that would usually be much more expensive so I didn't think they could be too bad. I have seen these in discount stores as well for around 99p per packet, so I thought I was getting a pretty good deal.
The pack looks premium, it is not a simple and boring design that you would expect from a low quality product. It boasts a deep cleansing action and claims to remove oils and make up. This was just what I needed for when I work night shifts, something to refresh my face and keep all the nasty dirts and oil at bay.
The wipes are made in the UK by Saraco Industries and are no tested on animals. The packaging can be recycled and the wipes should be thrown in the bin and not flushed down the toilet - I must admit I have flushed them down the loo on occasion though without thinking and it did flush away fine, I guess it is just not very good for the environment and runs the risk of blocking drains.
The wipes are simple to use, just remove one from the packet and wipe around your face in circular motion. You can see the dirt on the wipe when you are finished so it does do its job so far as getting the dirt from your face. I am less impressed however with its oil reduction and make up removal. I have combination skin and I found on the more oily patches it did not do much good. I have tried it a couple of times with make up, it is a total no go with mascara, I found it just smudges all over my eyes and I end up looking like I have gone 5 rounds with Mike Tyson, I do not wear foundation so can not say how it works with that. With lipstick and eye shadow it is satisfactory although they eye shadow removal did take some effort.
The wipes are very soft and have a kind of fluffy feel to them which means they are gentle to use and I did not have any irritation which is good because my facial skin can be quite sensitive. I found they do dry out, the pack says use 6 months after opening, after a couple of weeks I really noticed they were getting dry in the pack.
These wipes are fine for a quick freshen up, but I do not think they do what they promise, the cleanse does not feel any better than when I run a baby wipe over my face. I doubt I would buy them again since there is 25 in a pack - 75 wipes for a pound, it is cheaper to buy a pack of 100 sensitive baby wipes for 69p in savers, they do the job just as well. I guess the advantage of these is the ack is smaller to carry around in your handbag than baby wipes are.
I brought this product from the village pharmacy because I was in desperate need for something to clear up my spots but was quick and easy and these were the ony option available at my pharmacy.
The wipes come in a dark blue packet with sea green on the rims. It has an image of a face with a target on a red spot/ pimple indicating it's designed for people who suffer with blemishes. On the left of the pack there is a description on what the product does and how it's supposed to work.
-How it feels/smells-
The wipes inside has the smell of clean fresh, not like bleach or air freshener, but more like a pure delcate smell found in baby wipes. The wipes acroos the skin feel so soft, I thought they were intended to be baby wipes wth the softness.
-How it works-
It's simple, just remove a wipe from the pack and wipe acroos your face in circular movements. Remember to seal the pack after removing a wipe, other wise they will dry out before they have been used up. These aren't flushable wipes so you would need to dispose them in the bin after use.
To be honest, they were soft, gentle and helped to make skin look clean but I personally believe that they didn't make my spots clear up or even make them look smaller. I started using the wipes once a day then after 2 weeks I used them morning and night. It's a product that doesn't do what it claims to do.
It's really soft and gentle so I believe that people with sensitive skin can use them without irritation and it doesn't dry out skin so people with dry skin can use them. But if you have combination or oily skin and want to reduce your spots and shine and prevent breakouts then I wouldn't recommend it for you.
I brought these wipes for £1.10 for a pack of 25 wipes at my village pharmacy but I'm guessing you can buy them cheaper at Savers or elsewhere.
This product was made in the P.R.C
When it comes to face wipes, I'm not particularly picky and I usually just buy whatever is on offer. I have quite sensitive skin so I usually check the packaging before purchasing face wipes and as long as they're cheap and seem like they'll be good, I will buy them. I came across the 'Pure' range of face wipes quite recently and they caught my eye because I thought that they were 'Simple' branded wipes due to the similar packaging.
I saw these in Poundworld and bought four packs as at two packs of 25 for £1.00 it seemed like an absolute bargain - how wrong was I! There are a few different types of wipes in the Pure range including exfoliating wipes and make-up removing wipes. I bought a few different ones and the ones that I am reviewing are the deep cleanse wipes. The manufacturers claim that these wipes are able to remove oil and make-up and purify the skin as well as unclog pores, which obviously helps prevent spots and blackheads. Sounds kind of too good to be true considering how cheap the wipes are, doesn't it? Well that's because it is - these are rubbish!
The packaging is pretty good - it has all of the information needed and it is easy to open and securely seal again after you've pulled a wipe out. The wipes themselves are a good size and suprsingly thick and durable. They're moist but not too moist - they don't ooze liquid when pressed against the skin like some wipes do which is a minor advantage. The first thing that I noticed about the wipes was the strong, perfume-type smell. The smell is pleasant - quite girly and 'fresh', but as I have such sensitive skin I try to avoid skincare products that are loaded with chemicals and perfume to make them smell nice. The wipes are soft against my skin and I used these for a few days before stopping.
The wipes removed foundation, eyeliner, brow liner and waterproof mascara reasonably easily, although quite a bit of scrubbing was required rather than it removing the make-up with a few swipes. While this did get rid of make-up and leave my skin feeling quite fresh due to the smell and mild cooling action, my face didn't feel clean. In fact it felt like my face was covered in a thin film of residue due to how strong the scent was. After using this I had to wash my face because it felt quite oily which is weird because I have dry skin - I guess it was just the residue.
I didn't suffer any irritation from these however I did notice that they made my eyes sting a little after wiping them over my eyelids to remove my eyeshadow. They also left my forehead and cheeks slightly red. After using these for three days, I was covered in spots, which is rare for me - I hardly ever have break outs on my face. I had three on my chin and one of my forehead and they were incredibly sore as well as ugly! Considering that the only new product that I'd used on my face was these wipes, I can say 100 percent that these were the cause of my breakout.
Overall, these are cheap and nasty - I give them one out of five stars purely because I'm unable to rate them zero out of five and I do not recommend them.
I'm not brand loyal when it comes to face wipes, I'm happy to use whichever wipes happen to be on offer, and as such I've tried absolutely loads of different ones. I've tried some which have quickly become favourites, and I've tried some which I'll never buy again no matter how cheap they are, these Pure Deep Cleanse Cleansing Wipes from Poundland being one of the latter. I bought them on a whim one day whilst browsing the aisles in Poundland, you get 2 packs of 25 wipes for just £1.00 - bargain, well they would be a bargain if they were actually any good!
I don't use face wipes every day, I'm normally a wash off cleanser kind of girl. But I will use face wipes if I've ran out of cleanser, or in the evenings if I'm too tired to go through the whole cleansing and moisturising process, or to freshen my face and neck on a hot day if I'm not wearing any make up. I do always take face wipes with me when I travel or stay over at a friends house for the convenience factor.
I didn't really find that these wipes had much of a fragrance, just a very faint 'clean' kind of fragrance. I like the beauty products that I use to have a noticeable fragrance as I think that's half the pleasure of using them. The wipes are fairly damp when you first remove them from the packet, however on using them I found that they very quickly dried out when in use.
I found that the face wipes were not actually very effective at cleaning and cleansing my face, even after using 2 wipes my face still didn't actually feel clean. All they actually seemed to do was to irritate my skin, my face was left quite red and sore after using these, my husband even asked me if I'd been out in the sun and burnt my face! In fact the only times that I used these I actually washed my face again with a wash off cleanser afterwards, this then kinda defeats using the face wipes in the first place really doesn't it!
I didn't try these on a full face of make up as they hadn't even cleansed my skin when I hadn't been wearing make up, so I really can't imagine that they'd be able to cope with that. All they seemed to actually do was to make my skin really tender and sore. They seemed very harsh and not the slightest bit gentle on my skin, and I hadn't even rubbed my skin very hard with them. I wouldn't actually even want to rub my skin very hard with these if just a gentle rub could make my face so sore.
I probably only used around a third of the first packet as they were so dreadful, I used the remainder of the wipes up as cleaning wipes in the bathroom to just quickly wipe over the sinks and the mirrors each day, and they didn't even manage to do a great job of that! I certainly wouldn't buy these face wipes again as they are actually probably the worst face wipes that I've ever had the misfortune to use.
I tend to use 'Simple' products on my face as I have fairly sensitive skin, however there are times, especially towards the end of the month when i am starting to run low on cash and look for cheaper alternatives. In this case I had ran out of my usual Simple wipes, and when I saw these in my local poundland, (2 packs for a pound) i picked them up.
Each packet comes with 25 wipes inside. 50 wipes for a pound. You can't really complain about that.
The wipes are in a dark blue plastic packet. The pure logo feautures clearly on the front, a green leaf with a dew drop and the word pure in the middle. There is a close up picture of a face (in green) with a target symbol on it and a list of the wipes aims. On the back of the packet, there are directions, the same aims featured on the front, cautions, and an ingredients list. The packet is the same size and shape as most other face wipe products. there is a resealable label at the top (like all wipes) allowing you to remove and reseal easily. In terms of packaging these wipes look fairly good quality, and certainly don't look as cheap as they are.
as stated on the product
'deep cleansing action with puryfying agents and zinc cleans and unclogs pores, removes makeup and unwanted oils protecting against blackheads and impurities'
Wipes are generally pretty straight forward to use and these are no different. First simply peel back the resealable label and remove a wipe. Wipe gently over your face, neck and eye area, being careful to not get in the eye,(keep them closed). Then reseal the pack. These wipes are not flusable so need to go in the bin.
The first thing I noticed about these wipes was the smell, the only way I can descibed the smell is a clean smell, it reminds me a little of tea tree oil but not as strong, these wipes are enriched with aloe vera, so this is more than likely the reason they smell this way.
On first feel, these wipes feel quite moist, which I think is always a good thing with wipes however, after a quick wipe over my face, I felt they had already started to dry out, so I needed quite a few for a overall clean feel. They were pretty good in terms of removing makeup, I didn't feel I had to scrub too hard, however I don't tend to wear too much makeup so people who wear heavy makeup may need to use more/or scrub a bit harder. My skin wasn't left feeling as clean as it usually does compared to other wipes I have used. After using the wipes my skin was left feeling quite tingly and a little itchy. About half hour to an hour after use my skin still felt this way, and was also feeling a little dry. I have sensitive skin, and think this is the reason for my negative experience, so therefore I would not recommend these to people with sensitive skin.
Cautions and other Information-
Avoid contact with eyes, sore or broken skin. Keep out of reach of children. These wipes are not tested on animals. Once opened use within six months.
If you don't have sensitive skin, these wipes would be good to carry in your handbag, or use in an evening for quickness. However I would suggest avoiding if you have sensitive skin. I may have saved a few pounds buying these at the time, but I ended up having to buy my normal wipes anyway, I guess I got what I paid for. Two stars, as packaging was good, and removed makeup.
** The Purchase **
I was in need of some cleansing wipes that I could keep in the drawer for something quick and convenient when I did not want to do the whole hot water, flannel and cleanser wash (which is my normal routine). Sometimes after a long day you just want to sit down and be able to swish and wipe your face to remove your makeup or grime from the daytime. So when I was last in pound land, I saw a deal on these exfoliating wipes - two for £1.
With each packet containing 20 wipes, it seemed on the surface a good deal. Two packets meant I could keep one in my bag and one at home for when I wanted to cleanse my skin.
The premise for these wipes claim that the wipes have exfoliating dimples to cleanse instantly, and reveal 'radiant skin'.
The wipes have a pleasant 'fresh' aroma, nothing too floral or overpowering. A pleasant clean scent, not dissimilar to a gently fragranced washing powder. They do indeed have a dimple style effect to them, which makes the wipe feel somewhat thicker than your average cleansing wipes.
Well I tried them over makeup and I have to say that a good deal did come off with the wipe. In addition, with a bit of scrubbing pretty much all my makeup was off. So in that respect the wipes were effective.
As for the exfoliating ability of the wipe, I have to say this is somewhat lacking, my skin did not really appear uber deeply cleansed and fresh looking.
All in all I found the wipes to be fairly effective at removing makeup which is a a plus when you are in a hurry. However as for a deep cleanse I would not rely on them, my skin seemed somewhat parched after using these also.
A good budget product to keep in the drawer for when you want to cleanse on the go or quickly but for a day in day out product I would not use.
Three*** stars for the nice aroma, price and makeup cleansing abilities.
I am always looking for products to help my skin. I have bad skin and like to keep it as clean as possible. It is not possible to wash your face whenever it feels greasy throughout the day. So i like to get wipes to make my life easier.
I picked up these Pure exfoliating wipes from Asda last week. The packaging on mine is different from pictured. It is a white packaging with pale green graphics. There is also a "NEW" writen on it. So im not sure if they are the same product. The discription says that they are.
You get 20 wipes in a pack. The wipes are covered with dimples to exfoliate and cleanse. The wipes themselves are still smooth and the dimples are visable. they feel sof on the skin and you do wonder if they are actually working. They are slightly damp dto touch but not to much. When used you do feel like you have splashed water on your face but im not convenced that they do what they say there suppose to do and exfoliate.
They say that they remove dirt, make up, grease and dead skin cells. My face feels less greasy after use but removing make up i do wonder. I find that i have to press very hard to get any of the make up off. i havent tried teh wipes with waterproof mascara and i really dont think that they would work. They struggle with my normal eye make up. I have to use at least 3 wipes on each eye.
I picked these up on a two for £1 offer in Poundland the other week. At that price, I was a bit sceptical as to how good (or otherwise) they would be given the bargain price, but how could I refuse such an offer? Duly snapping up two packets, I was doubly pleased to note that they are supposed to be deep cleansing facial wipes. My skin is of the 'problem' type that regularly breaks out in spots but I often hesitate to use deep cleansing wipes as they tend to make my skin a bit too dry (perhaps they do too good a job of cleansing my skin ordinarily?!). Are these wipes as much of a bargain as they seem?
For facial wipes to feel as though they are doing a good job of cleaning my skin, I like them to be fairly wet (but not so much that they are dripping wet obviously!). These wipes feel like they contain a decent amount of moisture but not as much as I'd like. Once I've wiped one across my cheeks and nose, there doesn't feel much moisture left for the rest of my face so at least two or three wipes are needed for a thorough cleanse.
I don't seem to have as many spots as normal, but there are still some in evidence despite cleansing my face twice daily with these wipes. That said, I have yet to come across the magical cleanser that stops me from breaking out in spots and I doubt I ever will given that my skin type is firmly in the oily category. Because of that, I'm happy to settle for something that at least reduces the amount of spots I get and these do seem to have done that.
On the minus side, they claim to protect against blackheads but they haven't done so for me. I've had lots of blackheads across my nose (and on my chin and cheeks, to a lesser extent) and this does not seem to have been reduced since I started using the wipes so they aren't a miracle cure by any means. Then again, what else did I expect for £1! My skin feels quite dry and tight after using these but a spot of moisturiser sorts this out and it doesn't feel too uncomfortable after that.
Each pack contains 25 wipes, which is a real bargain considering I got 50 wipes for £1 on the offer. There's nothing spectacular about these facial wipes but they don't seem to be any worse than wipes that are a good deal more expensive. They don't deal with blackheads as the packaging claims, but I've not found anything that does (even those blackhead removal strips have only worked to a certain extent for me) so I can't complain too much about that. My spots are reduced, so that is something that impresses. Given that my oily skin feels quite dry after using these, they may not be the best option for anyone with sensitive skin but then you probably won't be looking for deep cleansing wipes unless you have quite spot prone skin. All in all, they're decent enough facial wipes and aren't the disaster that I was anticipating from the bargain price tag. I'll be snapping up a few more on my next trip to Poundland assuming that they are still on the same offer.