Almay

Almay

Almay is a cosmetics company founded in 1931 by chemist Alfred Woititz. He was inspired to make makeup for his wife, Fanny May, who had sensitive skin and a "delicate complexion".* He collaborated with Dr. Marion Sulzberger, a dermatologist, and together they created the first line of cosmetics that was both hypoallergenic and fragrance-free. Their products are not tested on animals and are available in retail and drugstore chains nationwide. *Source: Company website

http://www.almay.com/
Overall rating
3.4
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59%
would repurchase
3.4
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Overall rating
59%
would repurchase

Recent Almay Reviews

Brow Styler - Medium Brown
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14 days ago

Wow! This was the worst impulse buy I ever made! So glad it was just Almay so the price was right but this stuff is very, very bad! It looked so cool -you brush on this goop, leave it on your eyebrows for 30 minutes and thank heavens I took it off before the full 30 minutes because I have a feeling it would have taken all my eyebrows off with it if I hadn't started peeling it off after about 10 minutes. It was difficult to remove - I finally used oil-based makeup remover - and it did pull out a number of my own eyebrows - which are sparse to begin with and why I was shopping for something new in eyebrows before I can go back for more microblading - the amount I've spent on fillers and styler and shapers probably makes the microblading worth it in the long run anyway. I can't believe this product made it past initial testing - and I do not have sensitive skin at all but my eyebrow area was red for hours after having to scrub this stuff off - and none of the color even stayed on which was the whole point anyway.

Brow Styler - Medium Brown
1.0
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14 days ago

Wow! This was the worst impulse buy I ever made! So glad it was just Almay so the price was right but this stuff is very, very bad! It looked so cool -you brush on this goop, leave it on your eyebrows for 30 minutes and thank heavens I took it off before the full 30 minutes because I have a feeling it would have taken all my eyebrows off with it if I hadn't started peeling it off after about 10 minutes. It was difficult to remove - I finally used oil-based makeup remover - and it did pull out a number of my own eyebrows - which are sparse to begin with and why I was shopping for something new in eyebrows before I can go back for more microblading - the amount I've spent on fillers and styler and shapers probably makes the microblading worth it in the long run anyway. I can't believe this product made it past initial testing - and I do not have sensitive skin at all but my eyebrow area was red for hours after having to scrub this stuff off - and none of the color even stayed on which was the whole point anyway.


Get Up and Grow Waterproof
1.0
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18 days ago

If you don't have sensitive eyes, or wear contacts this might be an option for you. There seems to be small fibers/chunks in this, and this ends up in your eyes. Even when removing the little pieces ended up in my eyes. The brush was nice, and it made my lashes long, but it's not worth the eye irritation.

Get Up and Grow Waterproof
1.0
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18 days ago

If you don't have sensitive eyes, or wear contacts this might be an option for you. There seems to be small fibers/chunks in this, and this ends up in your eyes. Even when removing the little pieces ended up in my eyes. The brush was nice, and it made my lashes long, but it's not worth the eye irritation.

Gentle Eye Makeup Remover Pads
3.0
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2 months ago

I like the idea of these more than the reality. I first used these a good decade (or more) ago, and I remember the eye pads being a larger size - now they seem so tiny! Even a fairly light eye makeup look requires 4-5 pads for me. Also, while it ends to be a little better value, I'd recommend not purchasing the 120 count as it seems like the first 1/4th of the stack is on the dry side, causing me to use even more pads. In the past I never remember having issues with these pads, they always were super gentle and did not cause me any irritation. However, it seems like my eyes got more irritated from using the pads this time, which is disappointing. This tended to happen when I had more product to remove. I think I'll be moving on from these for good. There's got to be something better out there.

Gentle Eye Makeup Remover Pads
3.0
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2 months ago

I like the idea of these more than the reality. I first used these a good decade (or more) ago, and I remember the eye pads being a larger size - now they seem so tiny! Even a fairly light eye makeup look requires 4-5 pads for me. Also, while it ends to be a little better value, I'd recommend not purchasing the 120 count as it seems like the first 1/4th of the stack is on the dry side, causing me to use even more pads. In the past I never remember having issues with these pads, they always were super gentle and did not cause me any irritation. However, it seems like my eyes got more irritated from using the pads this time, which is disappointing. This tended to happen when I had more product to remove. I think I'll be moving on from these for good. There's got to be something better out there.