I got this at Ulta on the clearance rack for about $7. It's too expensive in real life, otherwise I wouldn't try it. Anyway, I used the cloth once and realized that the product works great on its own as a cleanser. The pump is designed by a mastermind and ensures you use every drop. I've had it for over a year now and there's still a lot of product left.
I've tried many hot cloth cleansers, ranging from high end brands (eg Eve Lom, Omorovicza etc) to high street versions. What I look for is an easy to use product that removes full makeup with minimum effort and leaves my skin soft and supple. I'm willing to pay more for this than, say, a face wash, because the ingredients stay on the face for longer. Also, if it does its job effectively, I don't need to be paying for additional bits and bobs such as eye makeup remover, nourishing face masks etc. However, what I'm finding is that hot cloth cleansers don't have to cost the earth. In fact, some of the cheaper versions are equals, in my opinion, to the pricier ones. And some are even better.
No7 Hot Cloth Cleanser (the 'Beautiful Skin' version) is one that I'd gladly repurchase.
It's a softer/lighter cream than the variously thicker/firmer/drier offerings by Liz Earle, Elemis, Soap and Glory etc, so I wasn't sure how it would fare against heavy duty makeup. I find, though, that it does a really good job. The slightly thinner texture allows it to spread beautifully (sometimes LE Cleanse and Polish seems to get sucked into my skin and needs a little water added to prevent this absorption!) And it takes off all makeup - even eye makeup - without demanding rubbing and scrubbing, and without irritation. Admittedly, because it's less concentrated than the LE version, more product is required to do a good job, but the 200ml tube still works out to be cost effective.
Personally, I love the floral smell. It's quite strong, though, which might be off-putting to some people. It's probably my favourite smelling hot cloth cleanser - and certainly a welcome break from the eucalyptus scent of the LE version!
I like to massage a generous amount directly onto makeup-wearing skin, leave it for 1-2 minutes and then remove with another brand of muslin cloth soaked in comfortably hot water. (I recommend buying a pack of the LE cloths, as they are perfectly balanced between soft and abrasive, plus they hold in the heat far more effectively than the No7 cloth.)
On bare skin, I use a couple of pumps, and it removes well, leaving my skin feeling soft and moisturised. When removing makeup, I use about double the amount (because I like a decent layer, akin to using a classic cold cream - though, that's just my preference). It removes all of my makeup and the ingredients cause no irritation. I do, however, find that it's useful then to use a toner afterwards, as the product can sometimes leave a slight residue. Even when using one or two pumps, my skin doesn't feel quite as deep cleansed as with some other versions. However, I've experienced no breakouts or decline in the appearance of my skin since using the product.
This is a lovely cleanser, which is reasonably priced (approximately £10 for 200ml plus cloth in the UK, but often available as a 3-for-2 offer), gentle and effective. I've deducted a lippie because, in addition to finding it does not give the deepest cleanse, some people might object to its containing parabens and fragrance, plus the cloth supplied isn't great. So, it's not my HG hot cloth cleanser (at the moment I'm crazy about Soap and Glory's Fab Pore), but it's one I'd happily use again.
INGREDIENTS (apologies if any typos!!):
Aqua, caprylic/capric triglyceride, cetearyl alcohol, myristyl myristate, cocoa seed butter, tribehenin, glycerin, butylene glycol, cetearyl olivate, sorbitan olivate, phenoxyethanol, panthenol, methylparaben, parfum, dipropylene glycol, ethylparaben, acrylates/C10-30 alkylacrylate crosspolymer, potassium hydroxide
I always used to cleanse with a seperate eye-makeup remover and then a foaming face wash from an English company called Homemade Naturals, I was then given a free sample of Liz Earle Hot Cloth Cleanser...which brings me to find the Boots Hot Cloth Cleanser after a bit of research into these style cleansers. I wear full make up every day and I am so pleased that this Boots cleanser melts everything away, including eyemakeup, and leaves my skin soft and comfortable. I havent tried this with waterproof mascara. Yes the muslin cloth is rubbish, I use a face flannel. The pump is brilliant, a perfect measure and hygenic, and you can see how much product is left. I love it and when there is one of their offers on, its such a bargain. I cant see me changing my cleanser anytime soon.
This cleanser makes me look forward to washing my face every night. It removes my makeup successfully and without as much effort as other cleansers I've used. I don't find myself having to wash my face twice in order to get the makeup I missed around my nostrils. My face feels genuinely clean and fresh after cleansing, not squeaky and stripped of all moisture. I tried only one hot cloth cleanser before this, Soap and Glory Fab Pore, and while I loved the idea of it, it broke me out. This one doesn't do that. It also has a very, very pleasant scent and the packaging makes it feel more expensive than it actually is. I think it'd make a great stocking stuffer.
I love this cleanser. It cleanses your skin beautifully without stripping it and you're left with soft, supple skin. Admittedly, this is the only hot cloth cleanser I've ever, so I can't draw a comparison the the ever famous Liz Earle hot cloth cleanser. But I will say, that even though the Liz Earle is more natural and seems to have generally better ingredients, I'm not one who believes that you can benefit greatly from your cleanser. I think all your cleanser is meant to do is remove makeup and dirt, it doesn't stay on your skin long enough to do much else. If it can do that without stripping your skin of its oils, all the better.
Anyhow, I double cleanse. First I use one pump to remove my makeup, which it does perfectly (note that I don't wear heavy eye makeup, if you do I'd recommend a separate eye makeup remover). Then I open my pores by splashing hot/warm water on my face. I dry off my face and apply another pump of the cleanser and thoroughly massage it into my skin. I don't use the muslin cloth the cleanser came with because it's a bit flimsy and it doesn't retain heat very well; I bought muslin cloth on Amazon for a very low price. This is my second bottle of the cleanser and I anticipate buying more! I have combination/oily skin which lately has been getting very dry in some parts, and this cleanser helps keep my skin in check.
One lippy off because I think it could be a few dollars cheaper, it's $10.50 at Target, and the muslin cloth it comes with is fairly bad.
Love this stuff. It gets my skin very clean without stripping it, it's relaxing to use, the smell is wonderful, and it's so affordable that I can use it twice a day without feeling like I'm being terribly wasteful. The pump dispenser works perfectly and the bottle looks lovely sitting out by the sink. I've only been using it for about a week so it's still too early to really judge, but my skin looks and feels fantastic so far. As others have mentioned, the muslin cloth that comes with the cleanser is pretty useless, so I just use one of my regular terry washcloths. I'd been seriously thinking about spending the money to have Liz Earle hot cloth cleanser shipped to me in the US, but I'm totally satisfied with this cleanser. I think I've found my perfect daily cleanser!
i actually rate this more then the liz earle cleanse and polish. i find this is more creamy and therefore i'm more able to work it into the skin and provide a much better cleanser. the liz earle is i find to be a lot more of a stiffer cream. having used both now i would definately repurchase this version used in conjuction with a decent muslin cloth i believe this product is brilliant the muslin cloth which comes with this is slightly inferior quality to the ones which come with liz earle but you can purchase these cloths separately from ebay or other retailers, also i believe it to be at a brilliant price point and i will definately stock up when i get more boots vouchers, also i love the fact that you can tell exactly how much you have left in this, as the little indicator moves further and further up, whereas with liz earle it was extremely difficult to tell only did i relise when my pump stopped pumping product out. anyway i love this product leaves no oily residue just leaves my skin feeling nice and plump and would recommend this to everyone!
I have dry skin that rarely breaks out. I usually use cold cream but was starting to get irritated with the residual oil left on my skin, especially in the morning under makeup. I don't wear a lot of eye makeup, so I can't speak to the Boots Hot Cloth Cleanser's ability to dissolve eye kohl or mascara, but it nicely dissolves foundation and cream eye shadow. I was mostly searching for something that would have enough moisture for my skin but could also be used with my Clarisonic brush. I do really think this provides enough moisture to compete with my Ponds Cold Cream BUT it dissolves nicely in water and comes completely off my face after rinsing. A keeper in my skincare routine!
I don't think this product is given as much credibility as it deserves!! I have been using the hot cloth cleanser for about three months now and it has made its way into my every day skin routine. I have found that this is simply the most gentle and lovely cleanser that removes absolutely all makeup and is even gentle on my eyes!!! It is relatively inexpensive from Target (vs my others- philosophy, murad, and origins- all faves!) and you get a very good amount for your money!
One thing I do not like about this is the muslin cloth that comes with it, I think it is rubbish so I just use a regular terry cloth face towel and warm water and prefer that method much better!
Check this product out if you can get your hands on it, it is quite lovely and well worth the money!
I had come across No.7 hot cloth cleanser (£10) it sounded interested, spa luxury product at home at the affordable price. It have a very good review from people who had used it before so I thought I might give it a try too (I had a £5 voucher off), I paid £5 for it BARGAIN!!!
After a week of using this product I most say that Im not impress with it at all, I put a pump of the cleanser on to my hand and massage it over my (dry) skin, then run the cloth under comfortable hot water wring off the water. Then i remove the cleanser with the cloth it felt good at this point but after i remove all the cleanser of my skin, i feel that the cloth was little too scratchy for my skin and the product is so FRAGRANCED, the smell kind of put me off it as well.
Over all I donít think this product is for me I find the cloth is too scratchy for my skin and after finish cleaning it still leave me feel like I still have makeup left on my skin it dosent make my skin feel clean and also it had too much fragrance it rather make my feel a little sick from the smell.
Again this is just my opinion and my experience of using this product,AMAZING if this product work for you but it didnt work for me like i hope it would.
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