Instant Waterproof Eye Makeup Remover
I purchased the bareMinerals Instant Waterproof Eye Makeup Remover sometime last year. I only wear bareMinerals eye makeup so I cannot attest as to whether it works with other brands, or harsher products. However, it is a gentle and effective product. It was a bit pricey but if I have learned anything about cosmetics, the adage of "you get what you pay for" applies in all cases.
All of the eye makeup removers I have used leave some kind of residue behind, but there is nothing unpleasant about this product. I have not experienced anything negative to report. It measures up to my standards for sensitivity as well. I only use it about 2-3 times a week though, so I'm not sure how long it would last with daily usage. I will be purchasing this again when I'm due for a refill.
Bottle broke in the shower before I could use it!
Let me start off by saying I normally LOVE all products I buy from here. However, I bought this makeup remover to bring to Australia with me for my month long trip...(got here Feb 5). Before I could even try this, I dropped it in the shower & the whole bottle broke into pieces. Now I can't take it back because I'm in Sydney for a month & it'll be too late. So disappointed!!! If you're going to make a product for in shower use, it needs to be able to withstand a drop, tumble or two!!! Very disappointed.
I love this stuff, it removes my eyemakeup awesomely. Works way better when you apply it directly to the eyelid and rub gently with your finger, then wipe it away with tissue paper. Gets the job done!!
I truly do not understand the negative reviews of this product. It is simultaneously the most effective and the most gentle eye makeup remover I've ever used. I honestly believe it is way better than Bare Eyes (*it* sometimes stung my eyes). In fact, I recently threw away some of a different brand I'd been planning to use up, because all I wanted to use was this one! And I NEVER do that kind of thing. Love, love, LOVE!
I got this eye make-up remover as part of a set and I had high hopes for it. I love dual action products, but my clean and clear eye make-up remover and my neutrogena face wipes gets my eye make up off better than this. My lash domination mascara did not come off with this. The product is difficult to get out despite it being liquid and I had to use several drops and spent more time working with getting my eye make-up off than I've had with other eye make-up removers. I really expected it to work great and I love BE so it was a huge disappointment to me if I had bought this I would return it and get my money back!
Bring back Bare Eyes
I've used this product for a while but it's just not as good as BE. This one makes my vision blurry and even though it is slightly greasy, it does dry out the skin around my eyes. BE never did that. Please bring back BE.
Not "Instant' at all!!
I have been using Mary Kay Eye Makeup Remover for years!! I've been using bareMinerals make-up for only 6 months. About a month ago I thought I would give this a try. I was very disappointed! I thought it was just me until I read the other reviews. First of all the bottle is hard to squeeze. Second, it takes AT LEAST 3 times to get my make-up off. THEN it is smeared under my eyes. I have tried to wash my face first and get some of my make-up off that way. It did not help. Not good results for this cost. I will stick to my trusted Mary Kay Eye Make-Up Remover!
I miss Bare Eyes original
I'm not opposed to change, and I like most of the Bare Escentuals products (I use everything from primers, shadows, bisque, brow color, lipsticks and glosses, cleansers, lotions and tons of other products I didn't mention. My entire beauty regimen is Bare Escentuals - so I was willing to give this new eye makeup remover a chance.
I was so disappointed the first time I tried it. It smeared my makeup everywhere and was difficult to remove. But I didn't give up! I tried it everyday for a week straight, and everyday I had the same results: greasy smears. I was having to remove eye makeup from areas around my eyes that never had makeup to begin with!
Not only did I have to use more cotton balls to remove my eye makeup, but I also had to use the Makeup Remover Wipes to clean up the smudges and makeup residue left on my face by the eye makeup remover.
I'm a devoted Bare Minerals fan, but I'm just not happy with this product. I don't want to look to another brand for something that really works, but the makeup remover wipes take too long, and the travel swabs are too tedious for daily use.
Leslie...if you'll bring back the old formula (keep the new one, too, for those who like it!), I will be a lifelong eye makeup remover customer! Please?!
Perfect for keeping eye area hydrated!
I bought this about a year ago and have been using it religiously ever since (and from the time period, you can tell that a little bit of remover goes a long way!) This is an oil-based remover, so your undereye area won't dry out the way some makeup removers cause it to. It's also great for contact lens wearers--in the past, when I had bought cheap drugstore brand removers, if I happen to get some in my eye, I had serious PAIN! Not with this. It's also great for touch-ups, if you happen to smudge your eye makeup. Simply wet a Q tip and remove the smudges. Awesome product. I will buy again.
Great for removing eyeshadow, also nicely moisturizing. However, it does not remove mascara well. I swipe my lashes several times, turn the pad over, and wipe some more. I still have raccoon eyes in the morning.