Shiseido Week: Instant Eye and Lip Makeup Remover

Random rants on social media don't do anyone any good - in fact, your friends may get irritated, screen you while scrolling, or worse, unfollow you. It's difficult to empathize when you have your own life happening around you. You don't honestly care when others do it, so why should others care about your daily lows?

But that's not the point, is it. You'd rant anyway because putting it out there is a lot like blowing out a bubble. All the stale air is in there and you just...let it go. Disappear into the atmosphere. Watching it burst where everyone else could maybe see it makes you feel like you've accomplished something relevant. Doesn't matter if the soap gets in their eyes.

Random ramble. :) Today I'll be reviewing the Shiseido Instant Eye and Lip Makeup Remover (P2,150) for you!

Yes it's that expensive. It's easily the priciest makeup remover I've tried per mil. 0_0 I actually considered buying a foundation or concealer instead of this (they cost much less) but I badly needed a good remover for waterproof mascara and other long-wearing makeup. I've tried a sample of this Shiseido remover before and liked it enough to get the full size.

So is it worth the expense? Okay I'll be honest with you - there are cheaper high-end makeup removers that work just as well. I would recommend this if you:  

  • Have sensitive eyes and skin. This is the gentlest eye and lip makeup remover I've tried. It doesn't sting, doesn't cloud the eyes even if you soak it in for a minute. It also doesn't clog pores around the eyes due to its light texture, ergo, less chances of milia.
  • Love wearing waterproof, budge-proof mascara and lipstick. The oil in the formula can make even the most stubborn fiberwig mascara loosen up with a bit of soaking. (cough*Majolica Majorca*cough)
  • Are a huge fan of Shiseido skincare. If you find everything else makes your skin react except Shiseido, then it only makes sense to go for a Shiseido makeup remover.

That's it really. :) I'll post a tutorial tomorrow on how to remove tough mascara using this product. It really works while being gentle at the same time, so I don't feel too terrible about the price. I wish it can be less expensive in the future but price issues aside, this is a great product that works to rid my eyes completely of makeup. I canwear waterproof mascara again, hooray!

Ahh, the shallow pleasures in life. What do you use to take off your waterproof mascara? Do you even bother with it?