Neutrogena - Oil-Free Eye Makeup Remover
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Neutrogena Oil-Free Makeup Remover is strong enough to remove waterproof mascara without tugging the delicate skin around the eye. The extra-gentle dual-phase formula activates when shaken. It contains aloe and cucumber to soothe skin, and is 100 per cent oil-free with no greasy residue. It is dermatologist developed and ophthalmologist tested. Safe for sensitive eyes and contact lens wearers.
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Rating: Jun 9, 2011 5:03pm
Great choice for the budget-conscious
Neutrogena makes some great skincare products for those who want to take a more serious approach to their beauty regiment without breaking the bank.
This eye makeup remover does not disappoint - it's effective and best of all, doesn't irritate the eyes.
I do not wear mascara so cannot comment on its performance in removing stubborn mascara but it performs well in removing pencil/liquid/gel eyeliners.
I simply pour a small amount onto 2 cotton pads and gently press over my area for 10 seconds - enough for the product to soak through and dissolve the eye makeup. After that, a few gentle swipes is all it takes to remove any residual traces.
This product is lightly scented but the scent doesn't linger.
I would prefer if Neutrogena changed the packaging slightly - there needs to be a stopper to eliminate accidental spillage which would make it more travel-friendly.
Otherwise, it's a great beauty buy. My eye area feels soft after use and even though the product is oil-free, it doesn't dry out your skin.
Rating: Jun 9, 2011 3:44pm
This eye make up remover is exactly that. In an excellent sized bottle of 112ml it removes every SINLGE trace of makeup with ease. It is a dual phased product so as advised be sure to shake before use to combine these magical formulations.
I do not usually wear alot of makeup in my eyes however, as I received this as part of the trial team I "glamed up" every day that I had it so that I can leave a fair review. So with a black and grey smokey eye, heavy on the liner and mascara EVERYDAY. I can honestly tell you that this stuff leaves your eyes NAKED. No sweat! I applied mine with a cotton pad, straight on my lid then in a down and out motion evrything was gone in two swipes. I did have a little in my lower lashes but with one stroke under my eye it was as if I had never worn makeup a day in my life. Be sure to shake to combine as recommended.No dragging, pulling, rubbing required at all. Which makes me absolutely adore this genius eye makeup remover. Normally I would be wearing my WATERPROOF LINER AND MASCARA for the next two days but with the neautrogena..my make up removal works a dream. There is no stinging, watering or irritation to the eyes, it is as neautral as water.It also does not AT ALL dry out or drag my delicate eye area, quite the opposite actually. Although it is an oil free formula, it does leave a little slick behind, which I actually had NO PROBLEM with as I found it was only enough to leave the eye area nicely moisturised after. It is almost a fragrance free formula as it has an ever so slight smell to it. I could probably say it smells as strong as witch hazel does which is great for me as I can't stand too many irritants(like perfumes and fragrances) in products where it is not necessary. I personally wouldn't purchase any type of makeup remover with extra fragrances in it. So this is great. My only complaint, which does not matter so much as the amount of product is fantastic and you really only need 3-4 drops of the stuff per eye-BUT it is that the lid is a screw off cap, which allows too much product to flow from the bottle. It either needs a spray or squirt top type lid just to prevent so much pouring out onto your cotton pad which can then lead to too much product being applied leaving a greasy feeling residue. Like I said though, you get soo much product and only need a tiny bit per use so it is great stuff. Which is why this will be a keeper for ma and I will 100% be happy to purchase it again and again. Thanks Neautrogena!
Rating: Jun 9, 2011 3:38pm
My new 'must have' eyemakeup remover
Make sure you shake the bottle well to combine the 2 components for a brilliant result of removing even the most stubborn eye makeup.
Rating: Jun 9, 2011 1:59pm
Good, not great
I was given this product to trial and was pretty stoked since I am always leaving my mascara on to go to bed because I really don't like having to rub my eyes to get it off.
The packaging for this product was a great size however I found the applicationof the product to a makeup removal pad a little difficult. I found that too much of the product came out at once, completely saturating the pad.
On each application, I found the product did take off most of the mascara from my eyelashes. I did need to use 2 makeup removal pads per eye though.
The smell of the product is very subtle, it's not a perfume scent, but it is clean, which I personally prefer.
The product does feel oily after you use it but once washed off (which it does say to do) there is no trace left around the eye area. It did not irritate my skin at all or leave it dry.
Overall, I did like this product but thought that it could be made better. I would use it again though.
Rating: Jun 8, 2011 8:34pm
Simple, effective, faultless.
Im not usually a fan of "supermarket brands", you might say im a bit of a snob when it comes to cosmetics and skincare. I never would have picked up this item, had I not received it in the mail as part of the "trial team". When in need of makeup remover, I would have headed straight to a MAC counter or to Myer to pick up some from the Chanel counter.
After trialling this product, I am a snob no more.
Firstly, for approx $11, you are getting quite alot of product. It's a decent size product, and the bottle is easy to use (not one of those annoying ones where you have to press down and twist at the same time, implying that we are little children attempting to break into the medicine box).
The product itself is extremely impressive. With little to no effort you can instantly remove your water proof eyeliner and mascara, without having to tug, wipe and pull around the delicate eye area. I personally use the MAC liquid eye liner every saturday night, and usually end up wearing it until tuesday because it literally will not come off. Until I used this, that is.
The product was very comfortable on my skin and my eyes. Didn't cause any redness or watering, and no stinging or burning sensation was felt.
I would HIGHLY recommend this product to anyone and everyone. Do yourself, and your eyes, a favor and invest $11 in this product. Your eyes will thank you for it!
Rating: Jun 8, 2011 6:00pm
Neutrogena oil free eye make-up remover (TT)
I don’t tend to wear a lot of eye make-up, however I am conscious of the delicate eye area and like the fact that this removes everything without tugiing or pulling.
The oil free formula sits separately in the bottle (kind of like one of those paperweights with the ducks floating in it!) and you have to shake it up to activate it. Make sure you shake well because it really doesn’t work anywhere near as well if you don’t.
Although it says it is an oil-free formula it did feel quite greasy on my skin, but a quick all over cleanse fixed that right up. I used quite a bit on a cotton bad and got some in my eye, I braced for the ‘sting and squint’ but it is as gentle as water. Definitely a no more tears formula.
Next morning, not a trace of tell-tale mascara left around the eyes, so it really does its job well.
Rating: Jun 8, 2011 5:18pm
The Real Deal
Love this product, it did what is said removed all eye makeup, without any effort or fuss. Who Needs expensive brands when you have this little beauty.
Rating: Jun 8, 2011 3:33pm
Add the Morning Panda to the threatened species list!
I've already posted a review of this product, but as I was selected to trial this in conjunction with the Neutrogena Make-Up Remover Cleansing Towelettes here I am again!
The removing liquid comes in an attractive clear bottle with a simple design and a screw top lid. It's great to be able to see the product but I'd really prefer a snap lock lid to avoid fiddling with the screw top if/when you're in a hurry.
The formulation doesn't seem to have any perfume (making it great for sensitive skin like mine) although it does have a slight and subtle fragrance that isn't unpleasant at all.
To use, you shake the bottle to combine the two components of the formula before applying to a cotton pad or ball. I'm not sure why you do this, but I'm all for following directions! My advice, especially if you have used other similar products where there is the two liquid properties to combine, you really don't need much of this wonderful stuff to get all your make-up off. When I first started using this I was using way too much and was left with an oily residue as a result. Which is the puzzling thing about this make-up remover - it states that it's oil free! I love how easy this remover is to use and how hard it works, it's so great not having to rub and shove at my poor eyelids anymore. When using the cleansing towelettes afterwards I am safe in the knowledge that every last trace of my make-up is gone, long-wearing lipstick & waterproof mascara included!!
This truly ticks all the boxes for me and will be my go-to remover for years to come, I'm sure. I certainly won't miss the morning panda greeting me in the mirror every day!
Rating: Jun 8, 2011 11:39am
Best Eye Make-Up Remover
The first thing I noticed about this product was the quite plain blue packaging, nothing flashy. But once I tried the product I understood why, they didn't need the packaging to be flashy because the product can sell itself. I love the fact that it doesn't have a strong scent like some others on the market and that it doesn't irritate my skin. It's easy to use, just shake to activate the ingredients and moisten the cotton pad (you don't need much at all) and wipe, and ALL eye make-up was removed including waterproof mascara. The best thing about this product was that there was absolutely NO residue left on my skin after using, my skin felt nice and soft like nothing had been there in the first place. I really love this product and will buy again for sure when it runs out!!
Rating: Jun 7, 2011 10:30pm
Nice eye makeup remover
Though this makeup remover is oil-free, the formula does appear and feel a little oily. I'm not too fussed because it does remove my eye makeup and mascara quite easily without any problems. The formula is gentle and doesn't sting or irritate my skin or eyes. Just have to remember to shake the bottle as the dual-phase formula does separate after sitting there for a while. Also be careful of the large bottle opening.