I must admit that when it comes to removing my eye makeup, especially my mascara, I am a bit forgetful and it’s not something I do on a regular basis however when I do, this is one product that I use.
The product is part of the No 7 range so is exclusive to Boots; it is available online and in store but you can also pick up from places such as EBay and Amazon. A 100ml bottle costs around 8 pounds but quite often Boots run their 3 for 2 promotions so it’s best to pick up then if you need some other things. I actually received this as part of a gift set a couple of years ago.
This comes in a small in height yet chunky see through plastic bottle which is topped with a pump action lid. To the front of the bottle is the product description in black and gold lettering.
The liquid is quite runny, but not as much as a facial toner. It is bright blue and has a really light fragrance to it. I couldn’t pick out any notes within the fragrance, but it is quite pleasant.
I find that the pump action lid is really easy to use, even one handed and a generous amount is also dispensed when the pump is depressed. To use, I give the bottle a good shake and then I simply apply a few squirts onto a cotton wool pad and gently sweep over my eyes. I was immediately impressed with how quickly this got to work, even on my waterproof mascara, from the first sweep of my eyes, the cotton wool pad quickly started to turn black. I must say, this did do exactly what it should and removed every last bit of makeup without too much effort or applying any pressure to my eyes.
I did find that the product was a little on a the greasy side and it did leave my eyes look a little ‘wet’ however I just give my face a little rinse after using and this seems to solve that problem. I really only use this product when I am away and I don’t want to end up leaving black marks on my pillow.
As with all No 7 products, this is hypo-allergenic so suitable for the most sensitive of skins, my skin can be a little temperamental however I haven’t experienced any problems using this.
This does a great job at doing what it should therefore I would recommend however the cleanser that I currently use does an excellent job at also removing eye makeup so I am not sure that I will repurchase. For that reason, this gets 4 out of 5 stars from me.
I use a lot of No 7 products and have always found them to be good quality and kind to my skin. I do sometimes use wipes but find that a proper make up remover like this one removes my make up quickly and easily. This 100ml bottle currently costs £8.50 but I always buy it when I have a £5 off voucher, which is quite often as my husband buys quite a lot from Boots so I always manage to get a few vouchers each time the promotion is on.
It is a dual action formula whilst still being gentle and it conditions your skin as well as cleansing. When it has been sitting on your shelf it looks a bit strange as the ingredients seem to separate and you have a darker blue liquid on the bottom and a lighter blue on the top which you need to shake it before using, but it only takes a few quick shakes and it all mixes together quickly. The bottle is clear plastic so you can clearly see how much liquid is left and it displays the usual ingredients, contact details and instructions for use.
To use I will tip the bottle onto a cleansing pad or ball of cotton wool and then wipe it gently over my eye area. I find that I don't have to apply much pressure as the liquid seems to do the work removing my make up including liquid eye liner and waterproof mascara. I find that I only have to use a small amount and it seems to spread out so it really is good value and also it doesn't leave any smudges or little bits of mascara like some others I have used. It does have an oily feel when you apply it and I find that I need to wipe it off completely otherwise it can leave an oily film on my skin but you only need to wipe the area with a clean part of the pad or cotton wool and it comes off easily. It is fragrance free and is suitable for sensitive skin and I have always found it to be very gentle leaving my skin feeling soft and smooth.
I do really like this eye make up remover and will always buy one when I have a voucher even if I have one on the go as it lasts a long time and it does a very good job of removing my make up leaving my skin feeling clean and fresh. When I use this product I never find any traces of make up on my pillow in the morning or underneath my eyes, so this is definitely recommended by me and well deserves five stars.
I usually remove my mascara with facial wipes but the ones I use make my eye make-up smudge all over the place and I end up looking like a panda. Now I buy proper eye make-up remover and I bought the one from Boots No 7 because I had a £5 money off voucher.
This bottle of remover normally costs £8.50 but I only paid £3 as I had the money off and it's been worth every penny. I would buy this again and it was easier to use than I had imagined as I had thought it was going to be fiddly having to use a separate lotion to take off mascara when I had been so used to using the facial wipes for so long. The bottle contains 100ml of lotion. The packaging is quite plain and the bottle is made of thick plastic and the top flips off so you can get at the lotion.
This lotions looks a bit odd because there are two colours and you have to shake it well before you can use it. This is because the lotion does two things, it not only removes your eye make-up but it conditions the eye area at the same time and makes the skin feel lovely and soft and smooth. I wasn't really expecting it to have a dual purpose until after I'd bought it and read how to use it.
This lotion manages to remove all traces of my eye make-up and I have even used it on waterproof mascara (a Maybelline one) and it's still managed to get rid of all traces. The other main thing I really like about this lotion is that I no longer have smudged eyes when I take off my make-up. It removes the mascara and eye shadow rather than just moving it around my face like the facial wipes do.
It's too expensive for me to buy at full price but if I do get another £5 voucher then I will be buying more and I really do recommend it.
It's too expensive for me to buy at full price but if I do get another £5 voucher then I will be buying more and I really do recommend it.
Removing make up is a daily requirement for keeping your skin in good, healthy condition. I have a relatively simple skin care routine and it seems to work for me. However, I find that having a good eye make-up remover is definitely an essential. I have tried plenty of brands over the years and normally I am quite happy with my L'Oreal eye make-up remover mainly because it is ideal for sensitive skin. However, when you receive a Boots No.5 £5 off voucher I do find it pretty irresistible not to use!
My latest purchase from the No.7 range courtesy of this voucher was the No.7 Eye Make-Up Remover making it a rather nice purchase at just £3.50 for a 100ml bottle instead of £8.50. I do like No.7 skincare products as they tend to have a decent selection for all skin types and when you can suffer with sensitive skin like I do it is imperative you find skincare products which won't irritate your skin causing it to flare up.
The eye make-up remover looks exactly the same as the Dooyoo picture, the packaging really hasn't changed at all either. The dual purpose eye make-up remover comes in a clear, transparent plastic bottle with a white flip top lid with 'No.7' on the front in gold together with the product name. On the back there is the product information blurb, ingredients list and contact information for Boots should you require it.
Now you are probably wondering why the bottle either looks half full or why there are two very distinct parts to the eye make-up remover. Well, No.7 have created it to be a dual purpose product which is gentle enough on sensitive skin. You do need to shake it up before use so the two almost separate liquids have merged into one bright blue transparent liquid. The idea behind the two tone formula is that it cleanses as well as conditions which is also powerful enough to remove waterproof mascara as well as being gentle on the skin.
To use you simply just open the flip top lid and pour a small amount once you have shaken the bottle thoroughly and pour out onto a cotton wool pad. There is a small hole at the top of the bottle once the lid is open so you do need to be careful with just how much you poor out onto your cotton wool pad and then gentle wipe over your eyelids to remove the make-up.
After I stopped being so heavy handed with the eye make-up remover and ending up with very soggy cotton wool pads I found that the solution took seconds to remove my eyeshadow and mascara with no problems at all or leaving any black marks under my eyes. I don't use a waterproof mascara so I can't comment on how effective it is but on my normal mascara it really does manage to simply wipe it off so easily, without any hardship at all.
The remover has a very soft touch to it which reminds me a little of a cleanser and you can tell it is gentle on the skin around the eyes. Since using it, it hasn't once irritated my skin or cause any redness which I have found some eye make-up removers can do. This eye make-up remover does gently remove any eye make up with no problems at all. The skin around my eyes is left soft, smooth and nourished.
Overall, I really like this eye make-up remover although I find the price a little above what I pay for my L'Oreal one, the fact that it easily removes the eye make-up without any issues and leaves my skin well looked after I do think I would buy it again although I may wait until I have another £5 off voucher! Definitely a recommendation and can easily give it 5 stars.
== Product Information ==
Brand: Boots No.7
I use this eye make-up remover and have done for several years. It is quite expensive, but worthwhile because it lasts for ages if you combine it with make-up wipes for less obstinate eye make-up. It used to come as a spray, but now has a screw top, which I think is a change for the worse and knocks a star off this as it means it's a lot harder to use the correct amount.
The remover tackles waterproof mascara very well and takes off several of my higher end eyeliners as well, which resist make-up wipes. The main drawback with this product is its greasiness. It almost feels like you're coating your eyes with some sort of oil and I've taken to using a cotton wool pad with a tiny drop of eye cream to mop it up afterwards, as otherwise it doesn't feel great. It also takes ages to soak into your eyes. Sometimes it can smudge waterproof mascara under your eyes rather than remove it entirely, so a cotton wool pad is generally a good idea. I use eye cream anyway so I don't find this problematic, but it does put me off using this on a regular basis.
This remover is worth it for me because you can dip a cotton bud into it and use it to clean up liquid eyeliner. I usually lend it to friends for this reason because it is absolutely perfect if you're a little clumsy with your eyeliner, as it sweeps it away without leaving a black smudge like other make-up removers. If you only use it for this and little else, it will last for years and from experience I can tell you that it keeps its strength. I'd recommend it on this basis alone, but for a primary eye make-up remover you might want to look elsewhere.
For Christmas I received several facial care products from the No7 range, one of these items was No7 Beautiful Skin Eye Make Up Remover, I wear make up every day of the week so receiving something like this for me is extremely useful. I have never tried this brand of eye make up remover and often just use baby lotion to remove my make up, however as I had a product specifically designed for this I decided to give it a go.
No7 Beautiful Skin Eye Make Up Remover is basically a transparent bright blue liquid with the same consistency of water. This make up remover is described as having a dual action, it removes your eye make up whilst at the same time conditioning. This product is fragrance free and is suitable for sensitive skin, it is also Phthalmologist tested, despite being a gentle product it does say that it is suitable for removing water proof make up. I don't particularly have sensitive eyes however some products can irritate them from time to time so I did wonder how I would get on with this, however true to its word it was very gentle on my eyes and the skin around my eyes afterwards felt very soft and smooth, the product did not dry the skin out at all.
Using the No7 Beautiful Skin Eye Make Up Remover was simple, I just squeezed a small amount of the product onto some cotton wool and then gently rubbed it over my eyes to remove any make up. I did find that I had to go over my eyes several times to remove all of the make up even though I wasn't wearing water proof make up. Although I did have to rub over my eyes several times it didn't make the skin sore at all so this wasn't really a problem, only in the fact that you do have to use quite a bit of the product at one time.
As I have mentioned I was bought this make up remover as part of a present, however the No7 Beautiful Skin Eye Make Up Remover is part of the Boots No7 range so is only available from here. The 100ml bottle is sold for £8.50 which I do think is a little on the expensive side for an eye make up remover, also the fact that it is not overly economical makes it a bit expensive for what it is.
I have been using my No7 Beautiful Skin Eye Make Up Remover for a while now and I have been pleased with it, it removes my make up suitably and leaves the skin around my eyes feeling smooth and soft. This product is definitely gentle on my eyes and I have had no irritation at all so it would certainly be ideal for sensitive skin. The only down side of this product is that it is a little on the expensive side and it is not overly economical, I did find that I had to use quite a bit of the product to remove my make up which wasn't even water proof so should have been quick and easy to remove. I do like this product and would happily use it again in the future, however I'm not sure I would pay out that money for it myself.
This No. 7 eye make-up remover comes in a clear bottle with white screw top. It is a product of two halves. At the bottom of the bottle is a beautiful bright baby blue clear liquid, and on the top a very pale blue liquid. The bottle has to be shaken well to mix up the two parts. It should then be gently massaged over closed eyes with cotton wool.
The product claims to condition as well as cleanse. It is fragrance free and apparently is suitable for sensitive eyes.
It certainly is very good at removing even heavy eye make-up. It claims to remove waterproof mascara and indeed it does so. It is certainly gentle on the skin around the sensitive eye area BUT it is quite greasy and leaves the skin around my eyes feeling very oily afterwards. I find that I have to wash the residue off afterwards. It is obviously the top clearer layer that is the greasy one. I obviously haven't been shaking the bottle well enough as I am now left with just the darker blue liquid. It's actually still removing my eye make up well and leaving the skin around my eyes feeling fresh and clean and not at all greasy.
I probably would be again but only when it's on offer. A 100ml bottle costs £8.50 or 850 Advantage Points. As with all Boots No 7 products, look out for the offers and free gifts. Currently they are doing three for two on No 7 skincare products and if you buy 3 products or more you get a pretty summer beauty bag full of goodies worth £30.
This is a review of No 7 Beautiful Skin Eye Make Up Remover which I bought in a recent spree at the No7 counter, seeing as they had a 3 for 2 offer on I picked out few products to try including this one.
What is it?
The No 7 Beautiful Skin Eye Make Up Remover is an oil based eye make up remover. It is two colours to look at which claims to condition whilst cleansing and even tackles the removal of stubborn products like waterproof mascara. It is fragrance free and suitable for sensitive eyes.
The clear bottle really shows off the beautiful two shades of blue that make up this product. I'm not so keen on the oversized white top which screws off but makes the bottle look a lot bigger than it really is.
To use the No 7 Beautiful Skin Eye Make Up Remover you first have to shake up the bottle to mix the two parts and then gently massage over closed eyes with cotton wool.
A bottle of this remover is sized 100ml and costs £8.50 so it's best to buy either with a voucher or when there is an offer on (which happens quite often!). You also get Boots points.
I already always use the cream cleanser from the same range (no 7 Beautiful Skin) and I love this. I also use the quick thinking face wipes so why wouldn't I also use the special eye make up remover?! I think this is gentle on the eye area and it doesn't cause the blurred vision I have experienced with other oil based eye make up cleansers. My lashes also feel super conditioned with this product which is another good reason to use this product. I notice how much eye make up is removed with this product and I did use it with waterproof mascara as well which was banished by the product.
I think this is excellent value for money and is definitely a product I will purchase again in the future. I enjoy using all the No 7 products and it's rare I find one I don't like. The vouchers are something that encourage me to try new products in the range and this eye make up remover has really impressed me as it removes far more product than the cream cleanser. I can really recommend this as a top value product which sits on the No7 shelves as one of their cheapest products.
As you might be able to tell from reviews written in the past I am a pretty big make-up junkie, particularly eye make-up. Even in the daytime I guess I wear more eye make-up than most and then adding some false eyelashes at night to make the look bolder - as far as I'm concerned the bolder and darker my eyes look the better, however so much eye make-up can be very difficult to remove. Combine that with the fact that I have quite sensitive skin around my eyes and Im left with needing something pretty heavy duty to remove the make-up but something light enough that I wont get the dreaded red rings. No7 products have always worked very well for me in the past so when I got a voucher for the brand a while back I decided to treat myself to 'No7 Beautiful Skin Eye Make Up Remover' - as Id run out of my usual make-up remover and money off is always nice. Im happy to say that my little amount of money wasn't wasted - this is a really great product and one I have been using pretty much ever since!
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Stockists:Boots stores & their online website boots.com both stock this product.
Other Info: One of the main reasons I bought this was because it said can remove even waterproof mascara but remains great for people with sensitive eyes - exactly what I was looking for. It is also fragrance free for people who get irritations from scented products.
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This product comes in a transparent 100ml bottle - through which you can clearly see the liquid inside. Now it looks exactly the same in real life as it does in the image with this review - light and almost clear at the top and much brighter blue at the bottom - thats why the bottle does need shaking very well before you use it to mix all the liquid together as I don't think it will work as well otherwise. On the front and back of the bottle is all the necessary information about the product - directions for use, ingredients, shelf life (12M) etc - there is also an address and website you can write to should you have any unanswered questions or queries. At the top of the bottle is a thick lid which is pulled off to reveal the pump underneath - as far as I can tell this bottle is very secure and when it comes to application it is effective as well so I have no complaints. Yes I guess its not the most attractive in the world but for a product like this I don't think it needs to be - works well for me.
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How To Wipe Away Your Day:
Using this couldn't be easier - simply press the pump 1 or 2 times onto a piece of cotton wool (depending on how much eye make-up you wear will depend on how much of this liquid you will need to use), as I mentioned on a daily basis I at least wear a few coats of mascara, liquid eyeliner and eyebrow pencil so I use 2 squirts each time I apply this. After that you just wipe over your eyes a few times with the cotton wool - gently massaging your eyes as you do so as that will ensure all trace of make-up is removed without any need for serious scrubbing. After that I tend to just apply some night cream as I use this just before going to bed each night. Using this is quick and simple and doesn't require any serious effort with scrubbing away at your eyes, it just feels gentle and really does the trick for me. Now the consistency of this product is probably going to be something that will put a few people off even using it as it is quite an oily and greasy liquid. That doesn't bother me as I don't use too much each time and as I have quite dry skin I think the extra bit of oil actually works well for me - however if you have oily skin to begin with OR use too much each time you will be left with a very oily residue on your face afterwards. Ive found as long as you shake the bottle quite well before you use it the liquid doesn't feel as oily and wont leave the residue behind - as long as you do that it wont be a problem.
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Do My Eyes Look Make-Up Free Now?
The short answer would be yes they definitely do because this genuinely removes all trace of mascara, liquid eyeliner and even eyebrow pencil from my face - there are now flakes or black marks left behind at all with just a few swipes of this across each eye. My eyes feel softer after using this and when used correctly there is no oily film left behind on my skin. Best of all for me this does deliver the promises of being perfume free and suitable for sensitive skin. As I mentioned a lot of eye make-up removers leave red rings around my eyes because I have to scrub away at them so much but this doesn't happen when using this one at all - my eyes are just make-up free and super soft. It also delivers on the promise of removing waterproof mascara as well - I don't use that too often but when I do I tend to find it extremely hard to get rid of - but not when using this. Another thing I really like about this is how great it works at getting rid of the annoying glue bits left behind after Ive been wearing false eyelashes - the glue usually stains my eyes for ages after Ive taken them off but this removed all the bits left behind and the stains they create so for me it worked as well as promised and more!!
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For me this works amazingly well and is everything I wanted from an eye make-up remover with some bonuses added in. I fully recommend this to pretty much everyone out there - but if you do have quite oily skin I can only imagine this might make it worse so Id avoid in that case. For everyone else out there though thats looking for a product like this that really works look no further, its quick and simple to use, really works and really is suitable for sensitive skin so I definitely recommend!
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No7 Beautiful Skin Eye Make-Up Remover
I have a few bottles of this in my stock cupboard leftover from No7 gift sets I have accumulated over the years. I generally use face wipes to remove my make-up but when I run low or out of these I use this with cotton wool to remove my eye make-up.
The eye make-up remover comes in a heavy duty plastic bottle, that is a uneven cylindrical shape. Three quarters of the bottle is see-through so that you can see the liquid within and the top is a pop on and off white cap. Inside the cap is the dispenser pump which you press to release some solution. On the front of the bottle is the No7 logo and the product description 'Beautiful Skin Eye Make-Up Remover'.
The solution inside is quite quirky as it naturally separates itself giving you a darker blue solution on the bottom and a lighter blue liquid on the top. Even after shaking this it naturally separates itself back into these colours. The make-up remover has not got much of a scent to it as it is fragrance free and suitable for sensitive eyes
To use the eye make-up remover you shake the bottle up so that the liquid combines itself and use a couple of squirts of the pump to release the liquid, I use cotton wool pads as I find that they can remove more make-up per pad than balls of wool. Generally two squirts of this is enough to moisten the pad and remove my made up eyes.
No 7 states that the eye make-up remover "conditions while it cleanses, removing all traces of eye make-up even waterproof mascara". It does remove my eye make with very little effort as long as I put the two squirts of the solution onto my pad (for each eye!) which makes it quite saturated.
The liquid is very rich and quite oily which gives you a moisturised and conditioned feeling after use, this also makes the removal of eye shadow and heavy duty mascara much easier as it seems to glide off with each rub of the cotton wool pad.
Although this is an effortless and effective eye make-up remover, what I don't like about it is the oiliness it leaves over my eyes. I have moderately oily skin anyway and this makes me feel unclean and greasy. It is for this reason that I don't use it very often unless I run out of my face wipes.
This costs £8.50 from the Boots No7range and you get 100 ml of eye make-up remover per bottle which makes it long lasting and good value. No7 also have a number of special offers on during the year so you can pick it up even cheaper on occasion.
I am a big fan of false eyelashes but they sometimes leave a gloopy mass of glue blobs behind when removed. I was grumbling about this to my mate who recommended that I try Boots No 7 make up remover to obvioulsy remove eye make up but also those annoying glue bits too.
I was a little apprehensive as I always try and use gentle products such as Simple, and I was especially put off as the product looked really clinical and chemically which I thought was a little harsh looking to put on my eyes. Also the £8.50 price tag was a bit off putting but I gave in and gave it a whirl.
The product comes in a 10ml bottle, and is a sea blue colour with a white lid. The product is suitable for all skin types, even sensitive, and claims to be kind to eyes.
Under the lid is a pump style dispenser that is a little temprimental, sometimes it works fine but on a few occasions I have felt like chucking it at the wall.
To use the make-up remover, you should give the bottle a good shake and then apply to eyes using cotton wool. I find the cotton wool balls work well, rather than the pads as the make-up remover is very oily.
Starting at the inner most point of your eye (near your nose) you should gently wipe away from your eyes in a soft and sweeping motion. You dont need much and it does remove your make up easy as it states but it left my eyes feeling really greasy and I felt like I had to then use my normal simple wipes over the top just to feel clean.
In terms of being a make-up remover, it works and it works really really well. It sucessfully removes the drakest of mascaras, even waterproof ones and yes, did get rid of the glue left behind by my beloved false eyelashes so I would recommend it but personally I wouldnt use everyday as its too oily.
WHAT IS IT?
An eye make up remover from Boots No. 7.
This eye make up remover is supplied in the bottle you can see pictured above. The large lid is easily removed and beneath this is a pump dispenser that will pump out the perfect amount each time.
HOW DO YOU USE IT?
Shake the bottle to combine the two layers and pump out onto a cotton wool pad. One pump is enough to remove light make up from one eye but if you favour heavier make up you will need to use two pumps per eye. Gently wipe the pad over your eyelid and along your eyelashes to remove eyeshadow, eye liner and mascara.
WHAT I THINK
This eye make up remover is not very effective and for the price I think it should do a better job than it does. I wear waterproof mascara as I like to swim before I start my working day and even though it appears to remove all traces of my mascara it doesn't really because when I wake up the next morning I have smudges of mascara on the skin around my eyes.
It has a very greasy feel and I dislike this, it also leaves a chalky residue on the skin beneath my eyes and causes my skin to feel dry for a long while after use. If I am wearing eyeshadow with an element of glitter this eye make up remover will remove the coloured shadow but glitter lingers on my eyelids so this way I can confirm it is not removing my make up fully. One of my ladies uses this and when I was tasked with applying her bridal make up I had to change to my own Clarins eye make up remover as it left visible clumps of her mascara along her lash line, she does not wear very heavy make up so I was surprised it could not remove this.
This No. 7 eye make up remover costs £7.49 and doesn't last very long because you need to use at least two pumps for each eye and very often more. My Clarins eye make up remover costs £14 for a slightly smaller bottle but it lasts longer and is a better buy because it's more moisturising to my skin and eyelashes.
2 Dooyoo Stars.
I had one of those infamous £5 No7 vouchers that Boots hand out so often and I was at a bit of a loss as to what to spend it on. Being a bit of a sucker for offers and vouchers through I just HAD to spend it so I decided to go for an eye make up remover. I dont normally use eye make up remover and just remove my make-up with my facewipes, but I thought I'd try it out to see if it made it any easier removing my mascara and eyeliner.
This particular make up remover usually costs £8, which I would never ever pay as I think that is rediculously over priced but at £3 after using my voucher it wasnt too bad. The product itself comes in a small clear bottle with a push dispenser on the top, and the liquid is bright blue in colour.
You dont need to put alot on your cotton wool pad as a little really does go along way. I found this it removed my make-up effortlessly with just a few sweeps over the eye, so in this respect it is a great eye make up remover. HOWEVER, I think is product is just horrible, and the reason being it is just so incredibly greasy! It honestly feels like you have just dipped your face in a load of oil after you have used it and my face and skin feels horrible. It is so bad that I had to wash my face afterwards, but I couldnt just do this with water as this had to effect. So after using it I had to thoroughly wash my face with my facewash anyway.
I threw this bottle in the bin as soon as Id used it for the first time as I found it so horrible, it is so so soooo greasy and horrible on the skin, I wouldnt recommend it to anyone! Especially not for £8!
As a contact lens wearer, I often struggle to find a good eye makeup remover that won't irritate my hypersensitive eyes. Upon recommendation by a Boots colleague, it was suggested I tried this product, advertised to be one of the most gentle and effective on the market. Having a voucher for £5 off, I was happy enough to give it a try.
At first glance it's an attractive product, a small cylinder full of bright blue liquid with a cap that protects the pump mechanism. The label on the back is just as reassuring and calming as sales assistant, promising to be 'Twice as nice to your lashes'. Confident, I pump a small amount onto my cotton wool pad and get to work.
Instantly, I was disappointed by how greasy it felt. While it removes it quite easily with minimal irritation, I feel the instant urge to wash my face to remove the residue. And despite being designed for sensitive eyes, I find mine quickly became red and irritated for that evening and the next morning, to which I'm putting down to the residue left by the formula.
In short, it does exactly what it claims to do; it removes tougher, heavier eye makeup, including waterproof mascara. It also appears to condition your lashes, despite the red and bloodshot eyes, mine felt fantastically soft! However I found personally it was too greasy and irritant to my eyes for me to continue use.
I like to use waterproof eye mascara and eyeshadows that are long lasting which look ncie for longer but are a bugger to get back off. I don't really use eye make up remover as I've always considered it to be a bit unnecessary but this was recommended to me by a friend. I had a £5 No7 voucher so picked up a 100ml bottle of this for £3 rather than the usual and ridiculous price of £8. I think that £3 is a sufficient price to pay, whatever the brand but I am quite stingy like that.
At first look of the product it looks quite nice. It's a small cyclinder shaped bottle with a pump and a pull off lid that covers the pump when not in use. The remover itself is bright blue which looks refreshing and I was quite eager to try it once I'd bought it.
I was disappointed straight away with this product as the big lid pulls off to reveal a pump which the product comes from but mine wouldn't press down. I tried twisting it and taking it apart but it was fault and so I had to unscrew the pump and tip the remover onto a cotton wool pad rather than squirting it. This is a pain because it's quite a greasy product, I don't want to put the dripping pump down whilst I'm getting the remover from the bottle.
When wiping my eyes with a piece of cotton wool soaked in the product my mascara and eyeliner begin to come off quite easily. I usually rub it off as much as I can with one piece then have to use another piece afterwards to clean up around my eye. The greasy oil based formula of this means my waterproof mascara comes off much much easier than when I was my face with face wash so that was a relief but when I have finished getting my make up off my skin feels so oily and greasy. I had to go and wash my face with my usual face wash afterwards because I know I'll end up breaking out if not. I've got the skin of a teenager sometimes!
I think that this is an impressive make up remover because that's what it does, it gets it off quickly and quite easily but I don't like how greasy it is and the fact that I still have to go and wash my face after using it. But I guess you can't have the best of both worlds because I think it's the oil that makes it so effective at getting the make up off. I would recommend this for people who wear stubborn eye make up but I would not recommend paying £8 for it! I couldn't justify paying that much for this product, no way so I don't think anyone else should. Wait until the £5 No7 vouchers are out and snap one up then if you want to try it!