Saturday, March 12, 2011

Product Experiment: Clinique Take the Day Off


In one of my hauls, Hollie requested for me to review the makeup remover that I got for free. Being a good blog-owner, I agreed!

Here goes!
By the way, this is not one of my rating-review kind of thing. I opted for an experiment 'cause I'm lazy 'cause it's more suitable.

First of all, as always, is the packaging. I hate it. It might just be for tester bottles but, I still hate it. Sometimes, Clinique does awesomely on testers such as with the Superbalm Moisturizing Gloss but with this one, they could've placed a nozzle or something, anything to regulate pouring.
But, the cap is awesome cause it's spill proof and child safety, I think. It has the push-down-and-twist cap which does help with security.
So, here are the items for the experiment.
1. e.l.f. Lip Stain in Red Carpet (stain side only)
2. Ever Bilena Advance Eyebrow and Concealer Pencil (both sides)
5. Ever Bilena Dip Liner
6. Koko Color Institute Palette (the blue shadow)

♥'s are the ones I decided not to test on.
Maybelline Brush Blush: because the product was only for Lids, Lashes and Lips
D.I.Y. Primer: because I lost it just when I was gonna do the swatches.


After two swipes, you can see that only the mascara and the liner stayed put. I was shocked actually 'cause I was so sure that the matte lipstick and the stain was going to hold up longer. So, that's good actually.

But for the mascara and the liner, both of those things, based on experience, can be taken off just by rubbing.

So, I guess this product works easier with removing lip products.

After a few more swipes though, the liner and mascara eventually disappeared.

Again, I don't think I could recommend this. As you can see, it doesn't take the mascara off in one swipe so, I don't really think it's worth the price that you're paying for it.

By the way, it's worth Php630 approximately for the full sized one. I honestly think that you can find drugstore brands that would work the same if not better.

So, basically, I do not recommend not 'cause it works badly but because it works satisfactorily.

Hope you enjoyed!


sugar sugar said...

thanks for this review! =D

Hollie said...

Thanks for reviewing this sis. Really appreciate it. I'd take your word for it. not buying this it's too expensive for a makeup remover. I'm currently using Maybelline's Eye and Lip Makeup remover and works great. It's almost empty, about an inch left in the bottle, currently looking for other brands.

Thanks again.

Nadine Natalin said...

great review :) and thanks thanks

K said...

Hi Michelle! Great review! Im still on the lookout for a great makeup remover. Sigh.

By the way, can I ask what tool you are using to watermark your images? thanks!

Aya said...

Nice review :D It's a lil expensive for me. Right now I'm using Etude House's Lip & Eye remover. Yes, it says "lip and eye remover" on the bottle. Scary, right? Hahaha!

BTW, I just posted the tag this morning. :D Thanks again

CHARRY said...

Hi michelle I made a post about your blog giveaway, you can check it out here:

Again, thank you very much! ;)

Michelle said...

@sugar sugar: Thanks for reading it! :)

@Hollie: I'm actually eyeing the Nichido makeup remover. Have you tried that one yet? :)

@Nadine Natalin: Thank you so much! Have fun on your trip! :D

@K: and I'm actually tired of using cold cream but I still have two tubs to go through! LOL

@Aya: Ohmygosh!!! =))))) Lip and Eye Remover??? =)))) WIN!!

@Charry: I saw it already! It was on top of the list on my blog feed. Thanks for making a post about it! :D

Anonymous said...

Wow, real good review. Thanks! Oh and I love your header. I just saw it now. HAHA. <3

Michelle said...

Thank you!! LOL Noobie editing. :D But thanks Frances! :D

Rainy Days and Lattes said...

I got one of these Clinique makeup removers during their GWP too :p I agree w/you..the packaging sucks! I wish it came in a pump or something! :p Beside that, the makeup remover was pretty good for me b/c I don't use waterproof mascara or anything.. just simple makeup easy to take off :p

Good review :D

Michelle said...

The mascara I used wasn't waterproof either! :-/ Yeah it's a good makeup remover but I don't think it's worth the full price. :)))

Thanks for reading!!! :D

Honey Andrade said...

I blogged about this product before.. I didn't really like it and I wouldn't recommend it to others also.. I was using it for about a month and I noticed na humahapdi yun eyelids ko everytime I use it.. :(

Michelle said...

I think you're like my sister. She's allergic to Clinique altogether. I didn't experience that but I'll see with continued use.

Thanks Honey! :)