Gently does it.

For a long while, Lancome's Bi-Facil was my HG eye makeup remover and so I rue the day that it stopped working for me. Suddenly and without any warning, the stuff started to sting and so came the day that we just had to part.

I have since switched to La Roche-Posay's Toleriane Eye Makeup Remover.

The convenient packaging is a brilliant idea. The mono-dosage capsules are great for hygiene and travel.

The directions recommend soaking a cotton pad and then applying it as a compress to the eye. Gently wipe off and use a separate pad for each eye.

This does not remove waterproof makeup nor does it promise to. That said, I rarely use waterproof makeup and I more often than use a simple eyeshadow and liner combination with a very natural looking mascara for days at the office, so this works a treat for me. It is very gentle and does not irritate my eyes or leave any residue. Not only am I left with cleansed makeup free eyes, but also a nice fresh feeling.

I cannot recommend this enough for those with sensitive eyes but cannot do the same for heavy makeup users as I feel this will fail you miserably. As for me, I would definitely repurchase this without a second thought.

I bought this from The Garden Pharmacy in Covent Garden for £13.50.
The box includes 30 x 5ml capsules.


  1. I like the packaging! really great for travelling and sleepover! But i have heavy eye makeup meaning i'm missing out on this one

  2. The packaging of this really is intriguing! Although I'm not sure I use 5ml each time! I suppose even though with that packaging youre not technically supposed to, but you could put the end back on after you've twisted it?

    I find Bifacil okay actually (thankfully), as I'm quite lazy...I don't bother with eyemakeup remover if I'm not wearing waterproof to start with. That's probably bad for me....Oh well!

  3. I love all Toleriane products - this is what I use when my skin is really irritated!

  4. The packaging reminds me of little tubes of saline solution. haha. Glad this one worked out for you! I tend to use the make-up removers with the bilayer so, this one probably won't work for me.

  5. I have this product as well and I use it when I travel because it is so practical!

    BTW, I didn't have the chance to comment before but I really want to tell you that I loved the photos of your w-e at the Norfolk coast. Just beautiful.


  6. I love that this is individually packed, how clever!


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