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Tell me about whizzy face washer thingies please

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OpenSandwich Sun 30-Nov-14 23:33:30

Are they any good? What do they do?
Any recommendations or to avoid?
Thank you

Fabulassie Mon 01-Dec-14 01:01:29

Do you mean things like the Clarisonic?

Well, I have the Boots No 7 whizzy thingy. It revolves. I like it a lot.

Today in HoF I played with a Clarisonic (because the stand was unmanned for a change and I didn't have to fear a hard sell.) It doesn't spin. It sort of pulses. The bristles do move but it's a tiny movement.

I have heard that the Olay whizzy thingy is very much like the Boots No 7 - it also spins. They're about similar in price.

From what I can tell, the whizzy things sometimes sold by Lidl and Aldi are similar to Boots and Olay.

I have heard that the Clinique one is crap: it neither spins nor pulses. The handle just vibrates.

I think my whizzy thingy is awesome. I use it when I double cleans, at night, before putting on my overpriced serums and night creams.

VenusRising Mon 01-Dec-14 01:12:06

I have the number 7 boots one. It wasn't expensive.
I don't use the tougher bristles as they are too rough, and I don't use the sponge ones either, just the soft bristles.

I have some pores on my nose and it seems to make them smaller.

WhatsGoingOnEh Mon 01-Dec-14 01:13:05

I have a clarisonic and love it.

Bonsoir Mon 01-Dec-14 01:14:00

I love my Clarisonic. Face creams/serums/treatments go further and work better after cleansing with a Clarisonic.

PrimalLass Mon 01-Dec-14 09:57:31

I have heard that the Clinique one is crap: it neither spins nor pulses. The handle just vibrates.

It isn't crap at all. My skin is 100% better since I started using it.

OpenSandwich Mon 01-Dec-14 12:33:19

Ooh yes thanks. It's for a gift, the clarisonic looks wonderful but just seen the price grin

Good to know that olay / no.7 could be good. Any more views on these?
I think I would have enough advantage points to get myself one too

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