|Would buy this product again.||80%|
Age: 36-43 Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Neutral Hair: Black Eyes: Black
I have bought my second one... It does its job and it feels fantastic! The good thing is I no longer need to buy a separate remover for my eye make up!
Age: 18 & Under Skin: Acne-prone, Fair, Cool Hair: Blond, Straight, Fine Eyes: Blue
Really strange that I've repurchased this. I am not sure if they have reformulated but it now gives me horrible cystic acne all over my chin and cheek area.
Age: 44-55 Skin: Sensitive, Fair, Warm Hair: Brown, Wavy, Fine Eyes: Brown
First let me say that I don't wear foundation (so I can't tell you how this works to remove it) but I DO wear physical only sunscreen and this stuff takes that off easily and completely! I used to have to wash my face multiple times with my usual cleanser to remove sunscreen and even that didn't get all of it off. Now, I use a little Take The Day Off, rinse, and then wash my face as usual and wha-laa: all gone! And the best part...my sensitive skin has never broken out or had a bad reaction from this.
I do wish this came in a tube -- although it's so thick t would be difficult to get it out. I just don't like digging into the jar but I can live with that.
I would definitely purchase this again but I'm still on my first one -- it has lasted a long time.
Age: 36-43 Skin: Sensitive, Fair Hair: Brown Eyes: Green
I love this make-up remover! At first I was hesitant to apply an oily product to my skin because I am prone to break-outs, but I have been using this for 3 months and my skin condition has improved. Previously, I was using just a creamy cleanser to wash my face but in retrospect I can see that wasn't adequate for removing make-up and sunscreen.
The texture of this product is a solid balm (convenient for travel), but it literally melts into an oil when rubbed onto dry skin. After rinsing, my skin is probably clean enough to dry and moisturize, but I l prefer to follow up with a glycolic acid cleanser to address other skin issues.
I have not used other oil-based make-up removers for comparison, but this product is so fabulous I can't see ever trying any others!
Age: 19-24 Skin: Oily, Dark, Warm Hair: Brown, Relaxed Eyes: Brown
HG! When I was younger, I wore make up everyday and a lot of it was dark and/or water proof, so needless to say I needed a heavy duty remover. I love the fact that this is a solid so you can scoop some up, and put it directly on the spot you need to have makeup removed--ideal for removing pesky eyeshadow on your eyelids. It takes off everything (the name Take The Day Off is perfect!) from mascara to sunscreen to lipstick; both waterproof and non waterproof. I wear contacts so my eyes can be sensitive and even when I rub some of this stuff near my waterline, there is no stinging or burning. However, if you get this in your eye, you will have blurry vision for a few seconds. While it is not painful, avoid that if you can! I will admit that it is expensive ($27.50-ouch!) but the jar is huge and the product is concentrated--a little goes a long way. I think my jar lasted about 5 months and that was with almost daily use.
If you have normal to dry skin, you can definitely use this as an all inclusive make up remover/ cleanser because it does that good of a job at cleaning your skin. However I tend to have oily skin, so I prefer to follow it up with another cleanser just in case.
This product has also saved me time and effort. Before I bought the balm, I used to have to use eye makeup remover to get rid of eye makeup, then a creamy cleanser to get rid of my face makeup, and then an anti oil/anti acne cleanser to get rid of any residue the creamy cleanser left and to help keep my skin breakout free.But with this, I can just use the balm and then my oil free cleanser. Sometimes, depending on how my skin feels, I don't even need to follow up with that cleanser! So it's safe to say, this is my favorite make up remover of all time.
Age: 44-55 Skin: Combination, Fair, Neutral Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Fine Eyes: Brown
Very good stuff, but only for the eye area in my case. Expensive, but the jar will last a really long time and there is no tugging, pulling, or dryness while using this. As I age and become more concerned about wrinkles around my eyes, this remover is excellent for removing stubborn eyeliners and mascaras gently. Will repurchase when I finally run out.
Age: 30-35 Skin: Combination, Medium Hair: Brunette Eyes: Brown
Absolutely my HG face wash. the instructions made me uncomfortable, i have to admit: put the balm on a dry face, rub in it, rinse it off, pat dry. I thought there was no way my face, waterproof makeup and all, could get clean from that. BUT IT DOES! if i use toner afterwards, there is never any residue. leaves my face soft, clean, and is super gentle. LOVE IT.
Age: 19-24 Skin: Normal, Fair-Medium Hair: Brown, Straight, Medium Eyes: Brown
Ehhhh its ok. It does take off my makeup but its just a hassle for me. I rather use wipes. Did the job and didnt break me out but would not repurchase.
Age: 25-29 Skin: Other Hair: Other Eyes: Other
I have repurchased this several times.....although I found one at my local macys...another told me it was discontinued. Wonder if it is or not because it is still online as well. This is a hg makeup remover. I tend to jump back and forth between a few oils,m/u cleansers. This leaves my skin soft and no film/grease. Also it is gentle on the eyes and does not irritate my skin at all. Pricey but worth it.
Age: 44-55 Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium Hair: Red Eyes: Green
Wow wow wow
I had been a faithful user of the Shu cleansing oil for the last 4 years but on a whim and after reading so many positive reviews I had to try it. The Shu oil, while very good was getting up there in price and was hard to travel with.
I am 53, a Tazorac user and need something that will not add to the dryness that sometimes comes with Tazorac use but still removes my SPF 55 sunscreen. I use my usual eye makeup remover (I go back and forth between Biotherm and Nivea) and cleanse the rest of my face with TTDO balm. It thoroughly cleans without drying and rinses off completely - leaving my skin smooth and prepped for my Tazorac. I was a faithful oil cleanser girl until I went and got this great product - it even feels luxurious.
Age: 25-29 Skin: Combination, Medium Hair: Brunette Eyes: Brown
i loooove this product! def my HG for make up remover! It's pricey, but a little goes a long way, so i think it's a good investment since it'll last forever! i have combination to oily skin and other make up removers usually make my skin feels greasy right after i put it on my face and still leave a bit of oily residue after i wash it, but this one is just super! it makes my skin feels sooo soft and it's just so easy to use.. not like most of eye make up removers that have to be applied over and over to take off that stubborn mascara, with this u just have to rub it gently all over your face and voila! it's gone! really love this stuff! def will buy again.
Age: 44-55 Skin: Dry, Fair-Medium, Neutral Hair: Silver, Straight, Fine Eyes: Hazel
This stuff is GREAT! If you have drier skin and prefer to clean your face with something other than soap and water (I can feel my face cracking just mentioning soap and water) this REALLY cleans and leaves my face feeling soft. I even tried using a toner afterwards just to see if there was any residue left-none. My usual cleanser is Ponds cold cream but this balm does a better job of taking of the makeup and any dirt and grime. It doesn't take much of this balmy butter stuff, smooth it around and I wipe it off with a warm wash cloth. HEAVEN! No skin tightness afterwards - no oily feel either. Just soft and smooth. It's worth the $27 to me to have clean, smooth soft skin.
Age: 19-24 Skin: Very Oily, Dark, Cool Hair: Black, Relaxed, Coarse Eyes: Brown
I bought this due to the reviews here on MUA. I was using Revlon CS foundation religiously, and my cleanser at night wasn't enough to remove it. $27 is a bit pricey for a makeup remover, but there is alot of product so it lasts a long time. I am extremely oily naturally and I was scared a product like this would make me even oilier. For me it was the exact opposite. This makes my skin baby soft like butter. The key for me is using this first to break down any makeup and then using my cleaner to wash it away. This way I ensure that my skin gets super clean, and there isnt any makeup residue left to break me out later since I have sensitive skin. Its my fav makeup remover that Ive tried. I def will buy it again.
Age: 19-24 Skin: Combination, Fair Hair: Brunette Eyes: Brown
This stuff is amazing. It gets off even the hardest waterproof mascara with ease and is moisturizing to boot. It is sooooo much better then the take off the day eye makeup remover which is just overpriced babyoil. This stuff is a bit pricey but totally worht it.
Age: 25-29 Skin: Combination, Medium Hair: Black Eyes: Brown
This is one of the best makeup removers I've ever used, hands down. It's especially wonderful if you're going to be traveling, because it's a balm and not a liquid so there's no need to worry about it spilling all over everything and making a huge mess. The only drawback is that it's in a jar form, so it can be unsanitary to stick your fingers in the jar every time you use it. I get around this by using a wooden stick (for wax) and dipping it into the jar. Much cleaner too! I don't know why cosmetics companies haven't wised up to the fact that using a jar is so gross and messy. But other than that, this stuff is super amazing and fun to use.
Age: 25-29 Skin: Sensitive, Fair-Medium, Warm Hair: Red, Curly, Coarse Eyes: Blue
I love this!! This is my holy grail makeup remover. I have SUCH a hard time removing my makeup its ridiculous, to the point where I am sometimes discouraged from wearing makeup at all, due to the ordeal I am going to have taking it off later!!
This really makes the job easier. It is a balm, as the name implies, only it is water soluble and rinses away! It is like a cleansing oil, only in balm form. I don't like having to dip my fingers into the pot, but I don't think there is much alternative for packaging a balm product.
I do my eyes first. Use some of the balm on each eye and smear it around until the mascara dissolves and I've got big black raccoon eyes. Then rinse that off. Then I do the rest of my face. It is important to make sure your fingers are clean and dry before dipping into the jar. You don't want to be putting makeup in the balm. Or getting it wet, and causing the product to liquefy.
It gets my makeup off about 98%. I still do have to follow with my regular cleanser (Spectro Jel for blemish prone skin) and a Q tip with eye makeup remover to get rid of last traces of mascara. This is definitely a makeup remover, rather than a cleanser.
I have oily acne prone sensitive skin, and this has caused me no problems with irritation or breakouts. I tried many cleansing oils prior to this and all of them were simply too expensive, or barely did what they claimed. This product is well worth the money and I thank Paula Begoun for recommending it in her book "Don't Go to the Cosmetics Counter Without Me".
Age: 25-29 Skin: Combination, Fair, Neutral Hair: Brunette Eyes: Hazel
This product cost me £19 - that may seem expensive but I paid £16 for Clarins oil cleanser and that lasted me a couple of months before I used it all up. I can imagine this will last me a lot longer. I really adore this cleanser, it takes everything off and it leaves my skin feeling amazing. I don't mind the fact it's in a jar because I wash my hands before I go near the product with my fingers, you really don't need much at all and it turns into an oil when you rub it over your face which is perfect for me as I really hate greasy heavy cleansers (boots own brand - time delay, lush, eve lom).
I would recommend this if you're looking for a gentle and kind cleanser that will take all your make up off, I quite like the jar packaging in my bathroom too. I definitely will buy this again!!
Age: 25-29 Skin: Normal, Olive, Warm Hair: Black, Straight, Fine Eyes: Brown
Having never been a fan of Clinique products (as they tend to be very drying), it took a while for a friend to convince me that this balm was the HG of makeup removers. Sadly for me, although it does take off makeup quite effectively, it wreaks havoc on my skin and I tend to break out terribly after use (more so than if I were to have left the make up on).
In terms of packaging, it'd be nice if it came with a spatula or something as the tub would tend to get a tad waterlogged if used in the shower (not that I'll be getting to the bottom of this one)... but the mirror(ish) lid is a nice touch.
Age: 25-29 Skin: Combination, Fair, Warm Hair: Blond, Straight, Fine Eyes: Green
I do not do well with the majority of Clinique products. However this is the product to a get a perfect skin balance while at the same time using as a pre makeup wash. It is geared for dryer skins but I have combo/oily rosacean skin. This is super silky and very gentle to my often flarred by touch rosacean skin. After using this MOISTURIZING makeup cleaner balm, I use Cetaphil cleanser to get any remaining residue off my skin and I then use a very lightweight moisturizer and my skin is like a baby's bum. It's just perfect.
Age: 19-24 Skin: Acne-prone, Medium, Warm Hair: Brown, Straight, Coarse Eyes: Brown
I have had this product for about 6 months now, it cleans off all traces of makeup. It also last a very long time, I am not even half way through my jar yet, and I use a generous amount each time. I massage this stuff onto my skin, and rinse off with water. I usually use a cleanser after using this. It did not dry out my skin or break me out. At first I thought it feels really greasy when applying onto the skin, but while rinsing it off my face, the product turns into a milky consistency. My only problem with it is the packaging, I do not like digging my finger into the jar. Over all, it is a good product.