Can the Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleansing Cloths remove heavy makeup?

Cetaphil is loved all over the world for its sensitive skin-friendly skincare. The Gentle Skin Cleanser is a cult favorite because it’s what women (and guys!) turn to when everything else seems to break them out or irritate their skin. Personally, I prefer something more powerful when it comes to cleansing, but it’s great that there’s an option should I need an affordable yet gentle facial wash.

When I heard that Cetaphil had makeup remover cloths, I admit that I was a bit skeptical about how effective they could be. I’ve tried the Cetaphil cleanser many years ago and, while I liked it enough, it was too mild for the amount of cosmetics I use on my face. I totally expected that the cloths would be the same - watery, great for sensitive skin, but doesn’t do much outside of taking off light makeup.

Boy, was I wrong.  

The Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleansing Cloth (P230 per pack of 25) throws some serious punches in the makeup removal department. I’m not going to mince my words - these thoroughly impressed me! The cloths are thick and a lot longer compared to your typical drugstore wipe. It’s also quite wet, so damp that I don’t need to infuse each cloth with my micellar makeup remover for extra cleansing power. One cloth is all I need to take off a full face of makeup, and that includes non-waterproof (but water-resistant) mascara!

Here’s the proof. In this look I’m wearing a heavy coverage liquid foundation, concealer, and   another layer of heavy powder foundation to set. I have on primed eyes with piled-on smoky shadow, eyeliner, and mascara. On my lips I have a long-wearing dark lipstick. 

With a couple of passes of the Cetaphil cloth, I was able to remove my eye makeup. A few more passes over my face, one on the lips, and I was done! My face is left absolutely clean with no traces of makeup. Most important of all is the fact that the cloth does not leave a sticky residue. Most wipes do, even micellar water. But not Cetaphil! I can actually just rinse my face with water and go to sleep after if I felt like it. 

Each Cetaphil cloth is practically scentless and tasteless. I could detect a slight powdery whiff but only when I push it to my nose. It tastes like water.

The catch? These cloths are slightly more expensive than your average drugstore wipe at P230 per pack. Most wipes go for P140-180! The price also differs among retailers. It’s P230 in Mercury Drug, P235 in Watsons, and P250 in South Star Drug. So yup, just make sure to get this in Mercury Drug if you want to save a bit. 

Overall, I highly recommend the Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleansing Cloth if you have sensitive skin and need a gentle makeup remover that has no scent or taste. I love this, and will surely buy when I run out! Seriously. This post is sponsored but man isn’t it awesome when the product is so impressive that I can rave about it for real? Now that’s a treat. 

Try this soon and let me know how it goes!

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