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Hey ladies and Sanjeev ji, hope your weekend was lazy and fun! We all shop on an impulse a lot of times and luckily most of the times the product turns out great or at least you can use it. But sometimes some products are so hopeless that even by looking at them you feel regret and anger :((
Well- today I’m going to review one such product: Daily Facials Hydrating Cleansing Cloths—Normal/Dry Skin
As the pack says: Cleanse normal to dry skin with dual-textured hydrating cloths that combine soap-free cleansers and conditioners to remove dirt, oil and make-up while gently exfoliating and conditioning skin—all in one easy step.
• Removes dirt, oil and make-up (even mascara)
• Exfoliates and smoothes skin texture
• Conditions dry skin with essential Olay moisture
Wet Daily Facials Hydrating Cleansing Cloths with water and rub to lather. Cleanse face, using soft side for the eyes, and rinse.
Retails for 12-14$
The website says: Olay Daily Facials Hydrating Cleansing Cloths are highly rated by our reviewers who use them daily to remove the buildup of grease, dirt and make-up and then just toss them away. These finely woven cloths are fortified with Vitamin E, grapeseed extract and olay moisture in addition to a hydrating soap. According to our reviewers, Olay Daily Facials Hydrating Cleansing Cloths leave your face feeling clean and fresh and can be easily carried with you for use anytime during the day. One of our reviewers likes that “they are hypo-allergenic and dye free” and are gentle on sensitive skin. She also points out that each cloth is large enough to be cut in half for extra economy. Another reviewer ” recommends this product to any busy moms who don’t have a lot of time to their self or really anyone who is always on the go and doesn’t have time for a whole nightly regime”.
Add them to your skin care routine to:
• Thoroughly cleanse and condition normal to dry skin in one easy step
• Remove make-up—even mascara
petrolatum, peg-100, glycerin, cocamidopropyl betaine, decyl glucoside, sodium lauroyl sarcosinate, cyclodextrin, butylene glycol, peg-14m, vitis vinifera (grape) seed extract*, tocopheryl acetate**, fragrance, polyquaternium-10, phenoxyethanol, benzyl alcohol, panthenol, salicylic acid, aloe barbadensis leaf juice, chamomilla recutita (matricaria) flower extract, methylparaben, propylparaben, disodium edta, sodium ma/diisobutylene copolymer, silica, bht, sodium laurate. *grape seed extract, **vitamin e acetate
My take on this product
The most hopeless-est product I’ve ever used. I got the bulk 6-pack thinking that these are the moist make-up removing tissues or cloths. If I had to lather- I have gazillion types of face washes right? I used it in the shower a couple of times but the bulk pack has no way to secure once opened – you know like those stick-to-retain-freshness types – well, this doesn’t have anything like that and the plastic is so flimsy that it got torn and after a few days -even though I’ve packed them in a ziploc bag- now it does not lather. the cloths have remained with me like glorified gauze-type hankies. So now I keep them in the freezer and use them to keep on my eyes for my dark circles… I am feeling so angry even as I am writing about it… grrrrr
All I wanted was a nice wet tissue like wipes. and only because I was in a hurry (AND impulsive) I ended up getting this thing – and that too in bulk… hehehe
Actually, it does remove make-up and mascara but unlike cleansers and face-washes does not go deep in the skin to clean. It’s just as you’ve put facewash on a handtowel and wiping your face with it.
And yeah- all this when the soap wala property is intact- once exposed – now they are just plain towelettes 🙁
Let me summarise it:
see the pathetic lather? LUX soap would work better 🙁
PROS of Olay Daily Facials Hydrating Cleansing Cloths
– Good for travelling : specially airlines or picnics or if you are in some village.
– If it lathers: it foams well and gives you a fresh feeling
– does not dry you out
– and now that it does not lather: acts as a good cold compress for eyes and face. and even bruises.
CONS of Olay Daily Facials Hydrating Cleansing Cloths
– Loses its soapy lathering way too soon.
– like I said: it has now become a “glorified hanky”
I still use it sometimes to remove any excess makeup that my olive oil cant remove but all in all m totally dissapointed.
Will I repurchase it? HELL NO!!!
and the next time I go to get anything like this Im going to make sure I check out a sample first. :(( So tell me girls, what’s the worst product in your vanity????
Will I recommend it to anyone? not even to my worst enemies!
Rating: 2 stars- as its a good compress for my eyes..