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12+ Makeup Removers for Oily Skin – Part II

This review of makeup removers comes from our community member Tejupriya. In this part 2 of her 3 part series, she has reviewed makeup removers from H2O, NYX, Biotique, Coloressene and Johnsons’s & Johnson’s. Check out part 1 here and part 3 here.

H2O plus dual action makeup remover reviewH2O Plus Dual Action Eye Makeup Remover

Ingredients: Water, Cyclomethicone,Isohexadecane, Disodium EDTA-Copper, Sodium Chloride, Dipotassium Phosphate, Benzalkonium Chloride, Quaternium-15, Copper Sulfate, Trisodium EDTA, Disodium EDTA

  1. Oil-free makeup remover
  2. Contains Sea Mineral Complex to soothe delicate tissue around the eyes
  3. Non-comedogenic – suitable for oily/prone skin
  4. No fragrance

Price Rs. 998 for 133 ml

NYX All Purpose Makeup Remover – Pump Gel

NYX-all-purpose-makeup-remover-gelIngredients: Aqua, L-Glutamic Acid/N-Coco Acyldervis compounds, Glycerin, Hydroxyethylcellulose, Diazolidinyl Urea, Iodopropynyl Butylcarbamate, and Protein Extract

  1. Water-based gel in a pump that gently removes all traces of makeup.
  2. Vitamin B nourishes skin and leaves your face feeling soft and clean.
  3. Does not leave any oil residue after use.
  4. Nothing stands out as particularly comedogenic
  5. Suitable for oily/acne prone skin

Price Rs. 850 for 90 gm

NYX has two other variations:

NYX Eye & Lip Makeup Remover

NYX-eye-lip-makeup-remover Ingredients: Water, Cyclomethicone, Isohexadecane, Butylene Glycol, Sodium Chloride, Benzyl Alcohol, Fragrance, Sodium Citrate, Poloxamer 184, Disodium EDTA, Citric Acid, Cetyl Trimethyl Ammonium Chloride, Oryza Sativa (Rice) Hull Extract, Vigna Radiata Seed Extract, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Fruit Extract, Carica Papaya (Papaya) Fruit Extract, and Dipropylene Glycol. MAY CONTAIN: D&C Green No. 6 (CI 61565)

  1. Biphase liquid with water and oil emulsion
  2. Suitable for APST 1 & APST 2
  3. No majorly comedogenic ingredients, except butylene glycol which is mildly comedogenic

Price Rs. 900 for 80 ml

NYX Makeup Remover & Cleansing Oil in One

NYX-makeup-remover-cleansing-oil Ingredients: Mineral Oil, 2-Ethylhexyl Palmitate, C18-C21 Alkane, Isopropyl Myristate, Ascorbic Acid/Isosteartic Acid, Va, Tocopheryl Acetate, B.H.A., Propylparaben, Polyoxyethylene (30) Sorbitol Tetraoleate, and D&C Green No. 6 (CI 61565)

  1. Oil emulsion with green tea extract
  2. Contains comedogenic ingredients isopropyl myristate
  3. Not suitable for oily/acne prone skin
  4. Removes all kinds of make up but leaves oily residue

Price Rs. 1300 for 100 ml

Coloressence Dual Phase Oil Free Makeup Remover

Key Ingredients: Aloe Vera Juice, Citrus Extract, Dimethicone, Mineral Oil, Aqua (Complete ingredient list not available)

  1. Claims oil free but does contain mineral oil
  2. Not very effective in makeup removal
  3. Difficult to say anything about suitability for acne prone skin without looking at full ingredient list

Price Rs. 245 for 200 ml

Biotique Almond Oil Soothing Face & Eye Makeup Cleanser

Ingredients: Almond, Sunflower, Sesame, Neem, Staff Tree Oils, Arandi, Til Tail

  1. Not for acne prone skin due to comedogenic ingredients like almond oil, sesame oil, sunflower oil

Price Rs. 145 for 120 ml

johnson's baby oil acne pimplesJohnson’s Baby Oil

  1. Mainly mineral oil with added vitamin E
  2. Some people prefer using vegatable based oils over mineral based oil
  3. Suitable for APST 1 and APST 2. APST 3 may be able to use it if they wash it off thoroughly with a cleanser afterwards
  4. Removes makeup effectively, even waterproof makeup
  5. Very economical
  6. Minimum ingredients that do the job without irritating the skin

Price Rs. 90 for 100 ml

Read more about Double Cleansing using this oil.

Don’t miss the third and final part of the series where you will discover the world’s most sought after makeup remover. Hint: it has to do with Bio. No, it is not Bio-tique, be sensi-ble! Part 3 here.

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