For a very long time, I have been partial to oil-based makeup removers. Oil-based makeup removers take off my makeup easily, including my mascara and eyeliner. The brands which I use rinse clean, and do not leave an oily residue. Considering how many people swear by the Lancome Bi-Facil, I have been interested to try it - but not willing to pay the high cost for a product which I might not like. As with other high-end skin care items, I bought a sample at a Hong Kong drugstore to try it out.
What it does: (from the Sephora website)
Double-phase, fresh-as-water liquid eye makeup remover. Activates when shaken to gently whisk away even waterproof eye makeup, while conditioning and refreshing the skin. Ideal for sensitive skin and contact lens wearers. Leaves eyes feeling cool and relaxed, with no oily residue. Ophthalmologist tested.
Where to purchase:
This product is available at Lancome counters, as well as Sephora and Sephora online.
Price: $28 for 4.2 oz (approx 120 ml)
- This product did a good job of removing my eye makeup
- This product stings my eyes and also leaves them feeling oily
Would I repurchase? No.
OK, really... I don't get why people love this product. Bioderma did a better job of removing my eye makeup, and it doesn't leave an oily residue nor does it sting my eyes. It also did a better job of removing my eyeliner and mascara. Oil-based cleansers (like the Shiseido TISS) take off my waterproof makeup easily, and don't sting. I'm so glad that I bought a small sample to try first before committing to a full sized bottle. I've been using the sample for 2 weeks, and I still have more than half of the bottle left!
Are there any products which are loved in the beauty blogger world, that don't work for you?
Hope you enjoyed this review!