The Body Shop Camomile Gentle Eye Makeup Remover Review

The Body Shop Camomile Gentle Eye Makeup Remover

Hello my love bugs, I’m back with another exciting review of Camomile Gentle Eye makeup remover. I’ll also be sharing my makeup removing tips and techniques in this post. Let me know what you think about this product in the comment box below.

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Price : USA – $15.50 , India – INR 695 .

Product Details (from Website) : This cleanser gently melts away eye make-up in seconds, while conditioning skin around the eye area. Removes eye make-up. Leaves lashes and lids feeling soft and clean. Suitable for sensitive skin and contact lens wearers. Fragrance and color-free.

Ingredient List : Aqua/Water (Solvent/Diluent), Glycerin (Humectant), Polysorbate 20 (Emulsifier), Sodium Cocoamphoacetate (Surfactant), Phenoxyethanol (Preservative), Sodium Laureth Sulfate (Surfactant), Coco-Glucoside (Surfactant), p-Anisic Acid (pH Modifier), Citric Acid (pH Adjuster), Sodium Chloride (Viscosity Modifier), Disodium EDTA (Chelating Agent), Sodium Hydroxide (pH Adjuster), Anthemis Nobilis Flower Extract (Natural Additive).

 

How I remove my makeup ?

  •  1st thing I do is removing my lipstick/ lipcolor. I like using Bioderm – H2O to remove my lip and face makeup. BnB Tip : Apply a small amount of petroleum jelly to your lips, and gently rub it in with a tissue.
  • Next step is removing my eyemakeup which also includes fake lashes. I take a cotton pad and soak it in TBS Camomile Gentle Eye-makeup remover.
  • My way of taking off eye-makeup is leaving the wet pad on eyelids for 1 min. Just holding it or patting it on eyes removes entire makeup, you don’t have to rub it. I hate to see people rubbing their eyemakeup, why to pull the delicate skin around your eyes.
  • - For face these days I love using Dermalogica Precleanse . I massage it over face and eyes to dissolve surface makeup and dirt. Then with wet hands I continue massaging to create a light, milky emulsion. I rinse with lukewarm water. Most of my makeup comes off in this stage.
  • Last but not the least I follow it with a gentle face wash or cleanser . Close your pores with a splash of cool water

 My Thoughts about the product ?

The Body Shop Camomile Gentle Eye-makeup remover is a liquid makeup remover which is best used by pouring onto a cotton pad. First impression: This is just water. Looks like water, feels like water, and if not for the vaguely fresh smell, may as well BE water. Grin . I dabbed a small amount onto a cotton round and swiped it across my eyelid which featured my full eye-makeup and Holla … it removed my waterproof makeup with ease. I was impressed at first sight !

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After removing all my makeup with the above mentioned technique I started with my nightcare regime and I couldn’t believe my senses – the product had not only removed my waterproof liner and mascara but it also had conditioned my eye lid area. That was the biggest benefit (for me). As a huge eye makeup lover I have tried many brands of makeup remover in the past including Maybelline and L’Oreal. Some of them claim to be gentle but really sting and burn my sensitive eyes like hell. This one is extremely gentle on my lids and also on my under eye area.

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If you have super waterproof mascara or liner I recommend keeping the wet cotton pad on your eye lids for a minute. I use 4 to 5 drops on the Camomile remover on each of the cotton pad and it removes every bit of my eye-makeup including under eye concealer. No left over panda eyes, no oily residue, no red, inflamed skin.

Summary -

  • Residue : There is not much noticeable residue if you don’t use too much. Just splash your closed eye with water if you feel any residue and the slippery feeling is gone.
  • Effectiveness : I played with some Maybelline Color Tattoos and layered them on kind of thickly, and used a waterproof gel liner (mac fluidline). When it came time to remove the makeup I wet a cotton pad with this remover and held it to my eye for a few seconds and lifted the pad off. Almost of all the cream shadow and most of the gel liner came off with no rubbing at all. No harsh rubbing needed and it did not irritate my eye at all.
  • Packaging : Comes in a bulky pastic bottle which I won’t call travel friendly. You have to shake the product before use to combine the layers every time.

Overall, I’m pretty happy – in fact, extremely happy with Camomile remover. For me, it is purely quick, effective and gentle eye make up remover.

 

What I Like ? Smile

  • It doesn’t burn or sting when I use it around the delicate eye area.
  • Very gentle.
  • Removes waterproof makeup.
  • Removes under-eye concealer.
  •  Conditions your eye lids.
  • One or two swipes is enough to remove all traces of my eyeshadow.
  • Perfect for daily use.
  • You get a lot of quantity that can last for months.

What I Don’t Like ? Frown

It is pricey, but if you get it on sale and stock up. Totally worth it !

My Rating – 4/5

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Comments

  1. I love the fact that this gentle and does not sting the eyes. I too have had bad experiences with makeup removers which claim to be gentle eye makeup removers but have literally burned my eyes. Lovely clicks girlie! Its always a pleasure to read ur posts!
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  2. Such a nice and detailed post.. I am glad that U shared ur way of doing it cause i am such a lazy person that I happen to do just the opposite way… Question Question Pirate rub, scratch scratch and done.. Ok let’s sleep!! I am feeling motivated now.. Will try it Ur way!! Cool Cool Cool
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    • I’m glad you liked my way dear. I’m super lazy when it comes to removing makeup …..but these small changes are really helpful in long run !
      Do follow them and share your experience with me !
      Kisses Kiss

  3. One can swear by TBS. Awesome review
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  4. Oh! I am eyeing this..I am running outta my Maybelline one…This seems super gentle Smile
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  5. Sounds like an amazing product Smile
    Loved your review Shreya <3
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  6. I too have this but somehow i forgot to use it…thanks for reminding…vl use it now!
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  7. Lovely review! I have the one for waterproof products and liked it a lot! Just love how gentle it is !

  8. wow this sounds great Smile lovely pics and review dear.. :*
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  9. I bought the waterproof version of this and I love it so much
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  10. I have heard so much about it! And Now I am tempted to try this one out…Lovely review dear Smile
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  11. Love the review shreya..how r u dear ??
    Great clicks n great product

    my recent one :
    MUA Nail Quake Crackle Glitter in Copper Review..
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  12. Shreya, it sounds very good, I will check it out and grab it if it’s on sale! Grin Grin
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  13. It looks perfect, will grab it when on sale, lovely review Shreya
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  14. Its a Great Product Smile .. Works Amazing and you have highlighted Beautifully through those Swatches Smile
    Beautifully Reviewed Dear <3
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  15. Sam @ Frills & Thrills says:

    Thanks for this excellent review, I need to urgently get a good eye makeup remover and this one sounds perfect. Thanks for your kind words…Wishing you a warm and wonderful weekend!

  16. Great review! The Body Shop has always been a fave place of mine. Smile T. http://tickledpinkwoman.blogspot.com
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  17. Oooh I didn’t think it would work so well on waterproof make-up, that’s awesome!
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    • Even I didn’t think it would remove my waterproof makeup with so much ease ! Requires no rubbing …. just few drops are enuf to remove most of my eye makeup ….

  18. I absolutely love this makeup remover! I swear by this product! Great review!!!

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  19. It doesnt sting eyes…awesuumm.. I have been looking for one.. Smile
    I though it will be a creamy cleanser but if it works i have no qualms.. Grin
    Will surely try to give it a shot.. lovely review dear..Smile
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  20. I do need something exactly like this but it is kind of pricey! However, worth the money one pays, I guess Big Smile It conditions the lids and thus, I would like to try it Grin Loved the review and the piccys dear Smile
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  21. Sounds like a promising product. I have to try this out.
    Beautetude
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  22. With that rating! It looks like a total worth on product! Smile
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    • Even I didn’t think that it would work so well and remove all the waterproof makeup… extremely gentle on my eyes…worth the hype!
      Thanks a ton doll for the lovely comment <3 <3

  23. Glad to know that this is gentle and does not sting the eyes.Great review and pics dear <3
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  24. wow nice review seems a great product. Although body shop products are expense they are worth it Smile
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  25. I have the Waterproof variant of this very product. It’s insanely effective for removing all kinds of makeup. However, if it somehow gets into your eyes, it’ll be bad news. It stings a lot! I might just give this one a go. Smile xx

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