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Cream cleanser that removes eye make up too..

(27 Posts)
Stillmonday Wed 08-Aug-18 19:16:40

I'm after recommendations for a good cream cleanser that's good for removing eye make up too.
I used to use one by Elemis & Bobbi brown, rub them all over my face & eyes then use a hot muslin cloth to remove it. Felt lovely but now my budget won't allow a repeat purchase!

So any recommendations for something a little cheaper?

YukonGold Wed 08-Aug-18 19:27:30

I use Ren Rosa Centifolia express makeup remover followed by the Ren Rosa Centofolia Cleansing Water which I use to rinse off the makeup remover/ cleanser.
Not sure how they compare price wise to Elemis/ Bobbi Brown.

StreetSpirit Wed 08-Aug-18 20:31:35

Clarins gentle foaming cleanser takes everything off. Don’t need much and lasts for ages - I think it’s about £18?

TheFuckfaceWhisperer Wed 08-Aug-18 20:36:36

I just use cold cream, couple of pound. Currently Boots traditional, but it's been discontinued so will switch to Ponds when I use my four jars of Boots I stocked up on when they were selling it off!

bingohandjob Thu 09-Aug-18 00:51:06

I've used Eve Lom for over a decade but on a whim tried this and it's fabulous - I use a fresh cotton flannel each day as I've found it works and feels better than muslin cloth - I buy a batch in Ikea

Stillmonday Thu 09-Aug-18 06:26:11

Oh Eve lom is gorgeous too. That sounds like a winner though @bingohandjob I'll give the Superdrug one a try.

TheFuckfaceWhisperer Thu 09-Aug-18 08:59:01

I use the Superdrug Vitamin E stuff to wash my face but find it isn't great at shifting all my eye makeup, leaves black smudges (hence having to use cold cream on eyes)

lenalove Thu 09-Aug-18 10:59:40

L'Oreal Fine Flowers Cleansing Cream smells amazing and works a treat. £6.99 too!

Stillmonday Thu 09-Aug-18 19:05:41

Well I've just bought the ponds cold cream cleanser and although it did the job it was like tar trying to get it off my skin! Not bad for £4. I'll try the others as I go

Liskee Thu 09-Aug-18 19:52:10

I love ponds cold cream! I remove it with a hot face cloth and it leaves my skin feeling so moisturised.

WhatsYourFuckingProblem Sat 11-Aug-18 20:09:15

I love Pai cleanser but it’s not cheap sadly. Sometimes they do 20% off or a free toner which makes it not so painful.

Lostmyemailaddress Sat 11-Aug-18 20:12:35

I use Anne French it was what my nana used it's 3.99 at boots

ShmooBooMoo Sat 11-Aug-18 20:14:47

Trilogy very gentle cleansing cream. Dear-ish but good and a little goes a long way:

sue51 Sat 11-Aug-18 20:15:32

I use aqueous cream and a muslin cloth. It's about a fiver for a huge tub in boots. A dermatologist recommended it to me years ago and I've stuck with it.

rosewater09 Sat 11-Aug-18 20:15:44

I've been on the hunt for a good cream cleanser for months now. I've used Clarins in the past but found that it stung my eyes and then used Ponds for a couple of years but have since stopped because it contains a lot of mineral oil (same with the Avene cream cleanser and La Roche Posay which is disappointing) and I don't want it on my face.

For the past few weeks I have been using Weleda almond cleansing lotion which seems to do a good job.

ShmooBooMoo Sat 11-Aug-18 20:16:13

Lostmyemailaddress Don't know if it still is, but Anne French used to be preserved with formaldehyde!

LoniceraJaponica Sat 11-Aug-18 20:17:08

The Bodyshop Camomile Sumptuous Cleasning Butter is brilliant.

Stillmonday Sat 11-Aug-18 21:22:24

@rosewater09 Why don't you want mineral oil on your face? Too oily!

Stillmonday Sat 11-Aug-18 21:22:40


zolaaa Sat 11-Aug-18 22:34:45

Clarins cream cleanser (the alpine one) is good at taking it all off and at the moment you can get it with the toner and a small eye make up remover for £24ish in Debenhams.

zolaaa Sat 11-Aug-18 22:36:16

£25 sorry

rosewater09 Sun 12-Aug-18 00:07:12

@Stillmonday Yes, I am worried about it clogging my pores. Once I stopped I using it, I noticed an improvement in my skin texture. This could all be a coincidence, and perhaps I am unfairly swayed by Caroline Hiron's hate of it. I also don't do well with cleansing oils.

Moomicorn Sun 12-Aug-18 04:49:49

Evolue Gentle Cream Cleanser. It’s £42, but it’s quite a big tube.

echt Sun 12-Aug-18 05:19:32

Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser.

VanillaSugar Sun 12-Aug-18 06:28:32

Ponds cold cream

Remove with either a hot cloth or wipe off with cotton wool and double cleanse with micellar water.

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