Garnier Soothing 2 in 1 Make-up Remover Review

Saturday, 4 January 2014

I got the Garnier Make-up Remover after realising I needed to be a bit kinder to my skin. Sure, using make-up wipes are much better than sleeping in make-up, but they don't really fully remove make-up like products like this do. I use the product with a few cotton wool pads, firstly soaking one and wiping off the majority of my make-up like foundation, blusher etc and begin with the eyes, using what's left. I then take a second pad, soak it and hold it onto my eyes for 10-15 seconds to fully remove the rest of my eye make-up. If I feel the need, I'll then take a third pad just to be sure my face is rid of all that grub.

The make-up remover is so gentle on my skin and means I don't have to tug or drag on my eyes to make sure all the make-up is off, so no irritating eyes here! It really does clear out all my pores brilliantly and is so quick and easy to do. Although, there is one thing I really hate about the product - it's the awfully oily residue it leaves on my skin afterwards. I always feel the need to give my face a wash with water because it feels so greasy and horrible. But I am able to look past this as it's not too much hassle having to do so, and I'll sometimes exfoliate afterwards anyway. The make-up remover only costs a tiny £2.99 and I already have my third bottle waiting to be used. It's a brilliant product and I'll definitely continue using it in the future!

What's your favourite make-up remover?


  1. Wow what great timing with your post I've just ran out of makeup remover and I'm going shopping today for a new one:) this sounds worth a go! I like using an oily remover then a cleansing water after!

  2. I'm gonna try this out.I'm so violent with my skin.
    I love using face milk actually to remove my makeup! x

  3. Great post, an affordable yet quality makeup remover! A definite must.

  4. I never knew Garnier made a makeup remover. I guess I have to go pick it up now.

    Jackie | fashionxfairytale |

  5. Nivea's double action one is really really amazing. I pair it with the L'Oreal Micellar water.

    Georgina at

  6. Lancome Bi-Facil makeup remover is fantastic, even if I'm wearing waterproof mascara it just wipes away really easily. It's quite a bit pricier though so I'll have to check this out for a cheaper alternative!
    Emma xxxx

  7. I've recently started using Garnier skin products and they're SO good! Loving your blog, following you!

    Lily xo

  8. I love using balms to remove my makeup, rinse, then follow through with witch hazel to remove any residue. Though this is mostly because I have quite dry skin, so might give this a try as a back-up product!


  9. I was using this for ages, it really is gentle and great at removing makeup. At the moment I've switched to a cleanser and toner from Elizabeth Arden but when that runs out I'll probably go back to this!

    Tara x


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