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on 10/11/2011 9:31:00 PM
More reviews by AsianDiva123
Skin: Dry, Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Brown, Wavy, Medium
Burns my eyes badly. Will never buy again.
on 8/9/2011 2:42:00 PM
More reviews by Rhonlynn
Skin: Normal, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Brown, Other, Other
Honestly, I fell in love with the Target generic brand, and I think it's generic for Oil of Olay. I went to Target, and it wasn't there, so I settled for this. I have kind of freakishly long lashes from Latisse. The first night I used this to remove my eye make up (mac eyeliner, Mac eye shadow, Maybelline Falsie's Mascara). My eyeliner and mascara would not remove. I then had to use Trader Joe's makeup remover to remove the rest of the eye make-up. I tried it again the next night, using more product. It was a fair improvement, but I woke up with eyeliner on the bottom lid. So the next night, I used even more product. This is craziness. I don't like it. I will use it until I buy something different. olive oil works better than this, but it burns.08/28/2011: I keep waking up with mascara shadow on the bottom lid....never ever again.
on 8/9/2011 10:39:00 AM
More reviews by animaloverer
Skin: Dry, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Brunette, Other, Other
I honestly remember this product being soo much better. It does what its supposed to when it comes to taking off facial makeup and what not, but I'll tell you....mascara-nothing came off. Yes, I like to use a waterproof mascara because I like how it holds a curl better than regular formula. However, I would have had the same result if I tried to use water....either my mascara is amazingly waterproof, or this isn't as good as I remember. I think its the later. Also, I love the fact its oil free, but seriously Almay- I thought you were all about hypoallergenic, I dont wear contacts, but trying to take off the mascara- my eyes were drying and SUPER itchy even like 20 minutes later, I found I was still rubbing my eyes. And I do not have sensitive eyes, I am a non contact wearer-just to give you an idea. The only way I ended up getting my mascara off was because I tried really hard to rub it off and ended up losing a few lashes...at least they grow back every 28 days! but still... I'd like my makeup remover to take off all my makeup, not some of it. Since I have a whole bottle of this....I'll use it to remove my foundation and whatnot, but I'll avoid this on my eyes...I will not be repurchasing.
on 8/8/2011 1:42:00 PM
More reviews by megjane
Skin: Sensitive, Fair, Not Sure
Hair: Other, Other, Other
This is my HG makeup remover. I use it to take off foundation, non-waterproof mascara, under eye concealer, eyeliner and eyeshadow. Since I don't use waterproof mascara I can't comment on how effective it is on that but I do know it works great on everything else, especially my foundation which I wear everyday. Colorstay foundation is notoriously hard to get off, but I find that it comes off very easily with this makeup remover. I have rosacea, acne and very sensitive skin so I really like how I don't need to rub very much to get everything off my face. It doesn't irritate my skin/eyes or cause redness. There's no dry patches or oiliness left behind either. There is a scent, but it's not that strong. I honestly don't understand the bad reviews! Unless you are trying to take off waterproof mascara, this stuff works perfectly.
on 7/25/2011 12:31:00 AM
More reviews by westside
Skin: Acne-prone, Other, Neutral
Hair: Black, Straight, Coarse
I must be in the minority here...I like this product as much as others hate this and Great Lash mascara. I was at Ulta and decided to pick up this remover during a sale. I liked how it was in a lighter purple bottle and the packaging (or at least the label) looked updated compared to what I had seen at CVS. I used the remover after I swam and jogged (over an hour of activity) and had applied mascara and shadow earlier. I had taken off my contacts prior too. Point is, my eyes and skin had been through a lot=) Based on the reviews, I thought oh gosh, something's gonna sting...to my surprise the remover worked well! Not at all oily, everything was removed really well using a moistened pad. I did this at night and when I woke up my eyes and skin were fine. So even though there are a lot of naysayers regarding this Almay product, I tested it and everything worked out well=)
2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.
on 4/20/2011 4:04:00 PM
More reviews by roeroex3
Age: 18 & Under
Skin: Very Oily, Fair-Medium, Neutral
Hair: Blond, Wavy, Fine
Awful, awful product. Burns my eyes like no one's business and removes absolutely nothing. When it does remove things, it is only because I scrubbed and scrubbed, and I don't want to keep doing that and get wrinkles. I've tried shaking it and nothing helps it work better. It also leaves a weird sticky residue that makes my under eye concealer go on spotty and weird. My Neutrogena Oil-Free works a million times better, back to using that.Would not buy again.
on 4/18/2011 4:56:00 PM
More reviews by RAPPEL
Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Blond, Straight, Medium
seriously...this does NOT work at removing waterproof mascara AT ALL!!! terrible....don't waste your money.
on 4/13/2011 8:07:00 PM
More reviews by victosh_ka
Skin: Combination, Fair, Warm
Hair: Red, Straight, Fine
I saw the review in Real Simple magazine and bought without checking my reliable MUA. What a mistake,this makeup remover does not work at. Lancome Bi-facil is much better.
on 3/3/2011 12:23:00 PM
More reviews by TheBlueOrchid
Skin: Very Oily, Fair-Medium, Cool
Hair: Brunette, Straight, Medium
All I have to say is this did not work for me. I usually use Neutrogena Oil Free Makeup Remover. I thought I'd try something else because I didn't really like the oily feel of the Neutrogena. I wear pretty heavy eye make up and when using this I had to scrub and scrub to get half of it off. So I guess if you wore very light makeup this might work for you, but I would not recommend for anyone wearing waterproof makeup or heavily applied makeup. On the plus side, it really was not oily at all and did not sting my eyes.
on 2/24/2011 1:02:00 PM
More reviews by Msritajanay
Skin: Oily, Dark, Warm
Hair: Brown, Curly, Medium
This makeup remover isnt for a heavy duty makeup junkie like myself. Doesnt remove much makeup at all unless you like scrubbing your eyes. The one positive thing i can say is that it Doesnt aggravate my contacts...but that really Doesnt matter when it doesnt work!
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