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Should I buy a derma flannel, or save money and use any old microfibre cloth?

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HungryClocksGoBackFourSeconds Tue 19-Mar-13 22:01:59

I've been toying with the idea of getting one for a while baa but I remember someone saying one from poundland worked just as well.

Should I save my money or is the derma flannel really that amazing?

grants1000 Wed 20-Mar-13 16:49:36

what is a dermaflanner? how much and what does it do?

SirToffeeDoris Wed 20-Mar-13 16:59:07

cough (I can be v. tight fisted at times). Working shockingly well for my extremely sensitive face, though I don't use it everyday I then clanse tone moisturise whatever with a mix of this range, which is about the only stuff out there that I don't react to.

SirToffeeDoris Wed 20-Mar-13 17:00:15

I typed clanse, I meant cleanse. This is obvious, but I'm still cringing a the typo grin

SirToffeeDoris Wed 20-Mar-13 17:08:02

At the typo, even. Getting worse...

Grants1000: This is the original dermaflannel thread, hope the link works!

DrGoogleWillSeeYouNow Wed 20-Mar-13 18:37:34

I've got the proper dermaflannel and a friend in work has bought a waffle microfibre cloth (the one on amazon... The link to it is on the other thread). I'd say save yourself a tenner and buy the cheap cloth.

HungryClocksGoBackFourSeconds Wed 20-Mar-13 19:02:24

Just need to find something over £20 to buy on amazon to qualify for the add on product!

MustTidyUpMustTidyUp Wed 20-Mar-13 20:35:48

What about this or am I way off the mark?

choceyes Wed 20-Mar-13 21:19:14

I bought this:
apparently the 80/20 blend of polyester and polyamide is the dermal grade from what I read here
and is the same composition of the dermaflannel, so I think it must be very very similar, if not actually the same.

choceyes Wed 20-Mar-13 21:25:27

hhmmm, looking closely at it, the waffle pattern is quite deep, deeper than the dermaflannel, so might not work as well, so I've cancelled my order. but will order something similar. I read on make up alley that even cheapo microfibre clothes does the job just as well.

HungryClocksGoBackFourSeconds Wed 20-Mar-13 23:50:06

There's this on ebay, but the weave looks quite deep on that too? Comes in a four pack which is a bonus.

I want to get one that is definitely for skin, because that article choc posted says it might not be safe to use household ones

Sonotkylie Thu 21-Mar-13 09:49:46

I searched facial microfibre on Amazon. Found a 5 for £5.99 option. Can't link at the moment. Arrived yesterday and I used last night. Today my skin feels much smoother but also a bit dry and a little pink (not helped by cold breeze this morning). Think it might be a winner but I am going to give it a week or so before deciding. I wanted to have more than one for washing etc and am also v tight so wanted to try for cheap. (Probably bad reasoning as of course the more expensive one might be much better. But i am who I am)

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