Sunday, May 24th, 2009

Temptalia Asks You

How do you remove your makeup? What’s your routine? What product(s) do you use?

Temptalia's Answer.

Lately, I’ve been alternating between shu’s cleansing oil and MAC’s!
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50 thoughts on “Temptalia Asks You – How do you remove your makeup?

  1. mac cleanse off oil and ponds facial cloths

  2. Tia

    I’ll wash off my makeup wth Neutrogena One Step Gentle Cleanser. Then I’ll use Neutrogena Oil-Free Eye Makeup Remover on my eyes to take off any mascara or eyeliner that’s left behind. Then I’ll use Cetaphil Daily Facial Cleanser For Normal to Oily Skin all over my face and rinse off. After I dry my face, the very last step is to spray MAC Fix+

    twitter.com/TiaNgo ;)

  3. Anitacska

    I use Estee Lauder’s make up remover (blue bottle) and sometimes if I’m wearing something long lasting (mascara, lipstick) then I will either use Clinique’s Take the day off or Avon’s make up remover. I also wash my face with Clinique facial wash to get the rest of the make up blush, powder, foundation) off.

  4. Lo

    I use Lush Babyface cleanser for taking off my eye makeup, it’s the only eye makeup remover I’ve ever used that doesn’t sting my eyes or make them watery at all, or make them feel raw at the outer corners. For the rest of my face I just wash with Lush Coalface facial soap, then tone with Lush Eau-Roma Water Toner.

    • Annika

      I just use Coalface, and it gets rid of every trace of makeup (must be the sandalwood and rose oils!) :)

  5. I remove my make up with some olive oil on a cotton ball, then I cleanse my face with castile soap and use acv diluted with a lot of water as a toner.

  6. Avatar of Sarah SarahT

    I use coconut oil to remove my eye makeup – doesn’t sting at all! It’s super oily so it works in a couple swipes. After that, I use Olay Daily Facials wipe all over my face (also helps remove the oil around my eyes). Then I wash my whole face with Spectro extra sensitive skin cleanser.

    • Avatar of Natalie Natalie

      Can you buy coconut oil at a grocery store? This sounds cool to try!

      • Nora

        Coconut oil is rather interesting – it’s actually a solid at room temperature. But once you touch it for a second, your hand’s heat will turn it into the common oil texture. I bought a giant jar at a healthfood store, so try Whole Foods or Wild Oats, etc.

  7. Amy

    Lancome Bi-facil is an AMAZING make up remover. Although I generally remove eye makeup with it it can be used for the lips too, like the last time I wore mac’s pro longwear lip colour, it was the only make up remover which could get it all off in a swipe!

  8. Jenna

    If found that a single MAC Wipe does the job! I’m impressed! With a little more diligence I can get rid of all my waterproof mascara after everything else!

    When my acne was much worse, the MAC Wipe would sting my face like crazy, but all the alternatives at the drugstore stung worse.

  9. sprut

    the shu umeura cleansing oil or philosophy’s purity foaming cleanser along with makeup wipes.

  10. MC

    I use dermatologist prescribed face wash and cleanser but I have Lancome’s Bi-Facial for eye makeup remover. Really good stuff! Too bad it’s a little pricey. I use L’Oreal too.

  11. Stephanie

    philosophy purity and loreal makeup removing/cleansing wipes- i like the way they smell.

  12. Mara

    I use MAC Gently Off makeup remover for my lips and eyes. Olay Daily Facials and/or Neutrogena Blackhead Eliminating Daily Scrub and finish with OC Bigelow’s witch hazel formula skin tonic. Then I moisturize! :D

  13. Jen

    I use Mac makeup wipes, they usually do the trick for my whole face!

  14. Avatar of T Violet tremorviolet

    For eye makeup, I use Sonia Kushak make-up remover from Target with a cotton square. I usually just wash with Cetaphil for the rest of my face.

  15. hi

    Pond’s makeup removing wipes and cold cream are a miracle!

  16. michelle

    loreal eye makeup remover then shu uemura cleansing oil

  17. Ms Trendy

    In the morning I wash with Cetaphil because my skin is bare. At night if I am not wearing any eye makeup I wash my face with Philosophy Purity Made Simple – gets everything off and doesn’t dry the skin. Sometimes I use MAC’s cold cream cleanse… its somewhat soothing and calming to the skin but does leave a residue so I wash it off with cetaphil. For eyemakeup i use MAC Gentle Off (pink one) then wash my face. If I am on the go, i keep a travel size of unscented baby wipes and these get everything off then rinse with water.

  18. Andrea

    MAC Cleanse Off Oil!!!!

  19. Nathalie

    Rose water on my face every morning.

    On the evening, Maybelline Cils Demasq waterproof for the eyes (if I’ve worn make up), then I wash my face with a 70% olive oil Marseille soap (no matter I’ve worn make up or not), then I finish with cornflower water on my eyes to apease them.

  20. Miss_M

    I use The Body Shop Camomile gentle eye make-up remover and Garnier Clean Detox facewash to remove my make-up. I use mineral make-up and not a lot of eye make-up so I don’t need heavy duty removers to clean my face.

  21. Heather

    Dermalogica Precleanse.

    • Mistli

      I Love dermalogica!! I use their soothing eye makeup remover and then ultra calming cleanser for my face, gets everything off and never irritates my eyes.

  22. Tina

    i use purity made simple in the shower for my face…then neutrogena’s oil-free eye makeup remover and then moisturize!

  23. rin

    i use the getto way. lolz
    i use baby oil to take off most of my makeup (w/ q-tips)
    lotion works too

  24. Jackie

    i use sephora brand makeup remover wipes, and then cleanse with origins pure cream.

  25. ice

    If I have waterproof makeup like mascara or eyeliner, I use a mixture of olive oil & castor oil(80-20) to wipe them off with a cotton wool. Then I wash my face with Shiseido Skincare Gentle Cleansing Foam. Otherwise, I just use the cleanser to wash my face when I don’t have stubborn makeup. I certainly recommend this cleanser. It’s really good:)

  26. Wilcoa

    Cleansing Cloths from St. Ives then wash my face with Noxema

  27. Annette

    Since I always use waterproof mascara I have to use special make up removers, I use the cleansing oil from MAC, it works well but I see blurry then for the next five minutes, I am using the wac wipes they are great and I love the smell, but they are kind of expensive, here in germany a 100 pack costs €30.00 I use 1 a day for my personal use and more when I have makeup gigs (do makeup on other people) so theorethically a package should last about 3 months which would be then about €10.00 per month.

  28. Diane

    First, I wipe everything off with a Neutrogena makeup remover wipe.
    Then I wet my face and wash it with whatever cleanser I have at the time… right now, it is an Estee Lauder foaming cleanser that comes in a pink tube (can’t remember the exact name.) Then I use either Paula’s Choice 2% BHA liquid or Dr. Denese Advanced somethin’-or-other (little round glycolic acid wipes that come in a jar) and tone with that.

  29. jenny

    i remove my eyemakeup with baby oil. best thing for my eyes.

  30. LadyT

    if i’m not wearing waterproof mascara, i wash my face with Neutrogena’s cleansing bar for normal/combination skin. any eye stuff that didnt come off (lower lid eyeliner) i remove with a q-tip.

    waterproof stuff gets swiped with baby oil. i’ve got eye makeup remover but i find that baby oil works faster. then i wash with the cleansing bar….

    after whatever makeup remover method i use old school sea breeze to make sure everythings off…then moisturize.

  31. Avatar of Danielle DanielleO

    For eye makeup, Lancome Bi-Facil with a cotton square (sometimes a q-tip as well for close-to-the-lash eyeliner).

    Then Cetaphil like a cold cream – rub it all over my face, wipe off with Kleenex.

    Then depending on time and how my face feels, either a facial wipe (currently Pond’s Cucumber ones), and/or facial cleansing wash (still looking for a good one)

    Then start seruming, moisturizing, eye-creaming, etc.

  32. Brenda

    baby oil or lavender oil for stubborn eye makeup, and I get blurry eyes too :) Then either Skyn Iceland Glacial Facewash or just rice flower soap if i’ve worn makeup. I hate wipes as they usually hurt my skin.

    On a bare face day or in the morning I use DermaE Clear Skin 1 cleanser with tea tree oil. Its refreshing and not drying at all but it doesn’t really remove makeup.

    I always use some kind of Thayer’s witch hazel toner. I’m using the Rose Toner right now.

  33. Lisa

    Christine whats the difference between shu’s cleaning oil and mac’s? I currently use shu’s its great at taking off my make up but im not keen on the smell!!

  34. Rita

    I use L’Oreal Eye & Lip Make-Up Remover Waterproof for eyes (takes off every mascara), Vichy Purete Thermale Calming Cleansing Solution and Vichy Hydra Soothing Toner Dry Skin. I avoid cleansing with (a product &) water, since my sensitive and dry skin does not like it.

  35. Mikki

    I use Sephora eye-makeup remover.. and for the rest of my face Zwitsal soap-free washing gel

  36. margot

    I use MAC cleansing oil and then finish up with a little bit of “eau de rose” from Corine de Farmes.

  37. Christy

    MAC wipes, MAC Cleansing Oil and Dove Soap. Usually the wipes work just fine, but for waterproof eyeliner, I have to use some cleansing oil. Dove Soap works just perfect, not too harsh and oh so gentle on my skin.

  38. Cindy S

    i use mac cleanse off oil just for the eye makeup to dissolve the liner and mascara etc, then i take a baby wipe and wipe off my entire face, whatever reisdue i can get off from the foundation, blush, eye makeup residue, but make sure never to go too close to my eyes because apparently baby wipes are not eye-safe and then i wash my face with dove foaming facial cleanser for sensitive skin

  39. Vness_12

    MAC wipes

  40. inuchan

    cheap cleanser lotion sold in drugstore. Does the job as good as the expensive ones, without harming my skin, or my wallet. I also use baby wipes, then i wash my face with a cleansing bar (no soap formula). Then I systematically apply nightcream as moisturizer, and voilà

  41. I use Lush’ Baby Face cake.
    It’s really fat and smells like white chocolate, I love it since it’s so easy to use, it doesn’t irritate my eyes (which is important as I wear contacts) and it’s very effective!

    Here’s a link to when I show thne effect of it (the text is in swedish, but pictures are multilingual, working on making my blog for english readers too atm): http://stiftprinsessan.wordpress.com/2009/04/29/varldens-basta-make-up-remover/

  42. Vanessa

    Neutrogena Make Up Remover Wipes/MAC Wipes, then wash my face with Dove bar, either exfoliate with St.Ives or cleanse with Clean & Clear Continuous Control Acne Cleanser, and finally moisturize with Olay! : ]

  43. angelica

    i just use philosophy purity made simple( it really takesoff all my heavy makeup!!!)..then everyother day i use clinique acne solution toner. then i either use clinique acne solution clearing solution or philosphy hope in jar for moisturzer!!

  44. Vivien

    I use face makeup remover from Sephora on a square cotton pad. It’s non-oily and gets everything off nice and clean. Then i wash my face with Neutrogena Soothing night cleanser then moisturize with Olay Regenerist!