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Author Topic: Eye Makeup Remover?  (Read 5345 times)

ILuvLucy

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Eye Makeup Remover?
« on: March 05, 2015, 10:14:25 AM »
What's every using?  I really like the one Avon makes. But I'm down to my last tiny bit & it's a pain to order more. 
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SusanG

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Re: Eye Makeup Remover?
« Reply #1 on: March 05, 2015, 01:29:09 PM »
I use good old fashioned Pond's Cold Cream for removing all my makeup. Works like a charm, and it's cheap! I cleanse afterwards with a micellar cleansing water which is safe to put on the eyes (currently Yves Rocher's), to remove any residue.
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Styyna

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Re: Eye Makeup Remover?
« Reply #2 on: March 05, 2015, 01:52:07 PM »
Just curious - what are the benefits of micellar cleansing water? I haven't heard of it before or only in passing and paid no attention.

Googling it I found hype from companies promoting their products but I wasn't clear about its benefits. I read that it's supposed to take off makeup but a quick MUA review check showed it doesn't remove difficult makeup (thus your use of Pond's, no doubt). I also read that it's good for sensitive skin but some MUA reviews found it too harsh to use.

Is it simply a replacement for cleansing with a product that requires rinsing? Do you apply moisturizer and/or actives after using it?
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cara4art

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Re: Eye Makeup Remover?
« Reply #3 on: March 05, 2015, 04:12:38 PM »
I just use extra-virgin coconut oil, also cheap and good. Trader's Joe's brand to be exact - only $5.99 for a 16-oz. jar. I follow that up with CeraVe Hydrating Cleanser for my night-time makeup removal and cleansing.

SusieQ

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Re: Eye Makeup Remover?
« Reply #4 on: March 05, 2015, 10:53:59 PM »
Oh gosh...where do I begin...to tell a story of how I cleanse my face (singing along are you?)  I do the double cleansing thing. And, I love trying it all.  My favorite is the one from The Body Shop:

http://www.thebodyshop-usa.com/shop-by-line/camomile/camomile-sumptuous-cleansing-butter.aspx

When it's on sale I stock up.  It has the consistency of coconut oil but softer and you put on dry skin and once you mush it all around your face and eyes, you wash it off  with warm water and everything comes off. I have three backups, I think.  Oh, I use waterproof mascara and this stuff takes it all off without taking any lashes off with it. I'm on my 3rd tin so I guess it has the HG status.  :)
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MJ

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Re: Eye Makeup Remover?
« Reply #5 on: March 06, 2015, 03:53:58 PM »
What's every using?  I really like the one Avon makes. But I'm down to my last tiny bit & it's a pain to order more.

I have been using the Avon one for years. I stock up when it is really cheap.
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ILuvLucy

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Re: Eye Makeup Remover?
« Reply #6 on: March 06, 2015, 05:02:10 PM »
What's every using?  I really like the one Avon makes. But I'm down to my last tiny bit & it's a pain to order more.

I have been using the Avon one for years. I stock up when it is really cheap.

That's what I do, MJ! I could've sworn I still had a few left, but hmmmm...mysteriously they are all gone.  (wondering if it has anything to do with teenage daughter!)
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MJ

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Re: Eye Makeup Remover?
« Reply #7 on: March 07, 2015, 02:57:27 PM »
That's what I do, MJ! I could've sworn I still had a few left, but hmmmm...mysteriously they are all gone.  (wondering if it has anything to do with teenage daughter!)

I am down to my last one. Have to start keeping an eye out for it in the upcoming brochures.
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ILuvLucy

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Re: Eye Makeup Remover?
« Reply #8 on: March 07, 2015, 05:33:39 PM »
That's what I do, MJ! I could've sworn I still had a few left, but hmmmm...mysteriously they are all gone.  (wondering if it has anything to do with teenage daughter!)

I am down to my last one. Have to start keeping an eye out for it in the upcoming brochures.

I saw it online. I think it was on sale for 3 bottles/$6. Which is basically half price. But shipping is $6. Do you have to pay shipping when you order it from an Avon Rep?
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MJ

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Re: Eye Makeup Remover?
« Reply #9 on: March 08, 2015, 02:47:06 PM »
I saw it online. I think it was on sale for 3 bottles/$6. Which is basically half price. But shipping is $6. Do you have to pay shipping when you order it from an Avon Rep?

If I am not mistaken there is a 75 cent Order Processing Charge in addition to sales tax when you order from a rep. No shipping charges as far as I know.
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marci65

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Re: Eye Makeup Remover?
« Reply #10 on: March 08, 2015, 04:52:30 PM »
I like the Almay eye makeup remover pads.  Have been buying them for at least 10 years.  They get all of my eye makeup off and remove my mascara relatively easily with minimal lash loss (but this sometimes changes if I change my mascara brand). 
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SusieQ

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Re: Eye Makeup Remover?
« Reply #11 on: March 09, 2015, 10:34:44 PM »
I've heard good reviews on the Almay makeup remover but never tried it myself. I using a huge sample size of Sephora's makeup remover - it was in the cleansing kit - it's ok. It doesn't take waterproof mascara completely. I don't know why I always buy waterproof mascara.  :eek:
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cara4art

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Re: Eye Makeup Remover?
« Reply #12 on: March 11, 2015, 10:15:34 PM »
"http://www.thebodyshop-usa.com/shop-by-line/camomile/camomile-sumptuous-cleansing-butter.aspx

When it's on sale I stock up.  It has the consistency of coconut oil but softer and you put on dry skin and once you mush it all around your face and eyes, you wash it off  with warm water and everything comes off. I have three backups, I think.  Oh, I use waterproof mascara and this stuff takes it all off without taking any lashes off with it. I'm on my 3rd tin so I guess it has the HG status." - SusieQ

That sounds great - I might have to check that out the next time I'm downtown!:)

SusieQ

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Re: Eye Makeup Remover?
« Reply #13 on: March 12, 2015, 08:08:19 PM »
"http://www.thebodyshop-usa.com/shop-by-line/camomile/camomile-sumptuous-cleansing-butter.aspx

When it's on sale I stock up.  It has the consistency of coconut oil but softer and you put on dry skin and once you mush it all around your face and eyes, you wash it off  with warm water and everything comes off. I have three backups, I think.  Oh, I use waterproof mascara and this stuff takes it all off without taking any lashes off with it. I'm on my 3rd tin so I guess it has the HG status." - SusieQ

That sounds great - I might have to check that out the next time I'm downtown!:)
Do you go to the one on Market or Powell?  I usually hit the one on Market/Westfield Mall.  But, I heard the one on Powell have a better inventory.  :)
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cara4art

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Re: Eye Makeup Remover?
« Reply #14 on: March 12, 2015, 09:18:30 PM »
I've only been in the one on Powell - didn't know there was one in the Westfield Mall. I'm not much of a mall person - I just tend to roll through there and use their Wi-Fi downstairs on the way to my Pilates class a few blocks over. Didn't make it downtown to Pilates today - still recovering from illness.