which to buy?
Can someone tell me the difference (besides the visually obvious) between this cream and the bottle of makeup remover called Take The Day Off Makeup Remover For Lids, Lashes & Lips? I'm sure that this jar of cream can remove makeup from lids, lashes and lips as well as the bottle can. If I had to choose between them right now, without having any solid information about them, I'd choose this one 'cause it's creamy. That doesn't seem like the best way to make the decision. So anyway, which one?
asked 4 years, 8 months ago
on Take The Day Off Cleansing Balm
I prefer the balm over the liquid in the bottle. The big difference for me is the fact that the balm stays on your face and eyes long enough to really do the job, where the liquid evaporates and soaks into the cotton you're using. Plus, it rinses off clean afterwards. It's awesome :)
answered 2 years, 6 months ago
I would pick the balm because it works just as well for eye makeup! The other bottled one is strictly for eyes and lips. I find the balm does both jobs well ;) Differentiating it is only a marketing strategy to sell more different products catered to different areas of the face. Though some makeup removers don't actually work with all, but this balm does. So just buy the balm~
answered 3 years, 6 months ago
I got the "take the day off" eye makeup remover as a GWP. I wear Bobbi Brown cream eye shadow-that stuff does NOT come off with water unless you scrub it off. "take the day off" eye makeup remover, with one gentle swipe with a cotton pad, took off ALL the eye shadow and eyeliner. Because it's so watery, I wouldn't use it on my face. The "take the day off cleansing balm" is a thick buttery goo, that gently rubbed on the face takes off ALL makeup. Because it's buttery, I don't put it on my eye lids, I prefer the liquid stuff and cotton pad. My skin is dry, partly age, partly climate, and the cleansing balm takes so little rubbing or effort to remove all traces of makeup. If I had to choose between the 2, I'd get the cleansing balm because it works so great for cleaning my face-I've used Ponds cold cream in the past. But if your skin isn't dry and you already have a product that you use for washing your face you're happy with, just get the liquid eye makeup remover. The "take the day off" eye makeup remover is an eye makeup remover, the balm is more of a face cleaner but also removes eye makeup.
answered 3 years, 7 months ago
My opinion is that this balm is definitely creamier than the liquid product, which I also like. But for winter or for drier skins, I think this is preferable because, while it does rinse clean, it leaves your skin soft and smooth. The only caveat is that for using it as an eye makeup remover, you have to be careful not to get it in your eyes, as it will leave your vision blurry until it washes away eventually. The liquid doesn't seem to have that problem because it's not so oily.
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
The balm is easier to apply, since you don't need a cotton ball or pad to apply. A little goes a very long way and it is definitely what it advertises. Very silky. But I haven't tried to bottle, so I can only vouch for the balm!
answered 3 years, 10 months ago
The Cleansing Balm, which comes in the jar, is far better. It's not the same product as the lids, lashes and lips makeup remover, which isn't made to remove face makeup and sunscreen. CB removes everything, even eye makeup, though the product instructions do not state that it can be used with eye makeup.
The important thing about this specific make-up remover is that it's developed for ALL of your make-up, not just eyes and lips but for your entire face meaning your foundation. That said I would recommend this product above products that only target your eyes and lips.
answered 4 years, 1 month ago
I have both products. To me the liquid is just an eye make-up remover that you would use with a cotton pad, and could use to remove long wear lip stick also. You still have to wash your face, actually I feel like I need to wash the product off as well, and I find it a bit irritating to my sensitive skin. The balm is the only cleanser I use at night, you rub it onto your dry skin (including eye area) and it melts into a sort of oily consistency. I then wipe everything off with a warm wash cloth and then rinse. I have super sensitive and break out prone skin and I have had no problems at all. BTW, I use the redness reducing cleanser in the a.m. and this combo is working well for me!
answered 4 years, 2 months ago
That's really the biggest difference. One is a liquid that you put on a cotton ball and swipe across eyes, one is a balm that you put on your fingers. Both work in the same fashion, it's more about which is most convenient for your beauty routine.
answered 4 years, 2 months ago
I have used both and I like the balm the best. I found the lotion a little bit harsh for my skin. The balm is goes a long way and I think is also a better deal for your money. But, I don't use it to remove my eye make-up....
answered 4 years, 3 months ago
This stuff takes everything off easily. I wouldn't buy another product, this does it all very gently. And even though it is an oil, it does rinse off very well with no residue. So if your skin tends to be dry this is all you would need.
answered 4 years, 8 months ago