Benefit B.Right Remove It Makeup Remover is a brand new gentle eye makeup remover. This is a hefty 6 oz size for $21 so count me excited that it’s so large .
Is it any good?
A makeup remover that effectively removes eye makeup, including long-wearing and waterproof formulas, with an oil-free, no-rinse formula.
I was quite relieved about the packaging on this as unlike Benefit’s new moisturizer it does not come in a glass bottle. The bottle is a fun affair kinda one part message in a bottle and one part old style apothecary. Although it has a glass look it’s actually a heavier plastic so no worries about it surviving a fall over, it’ll bounce right back without an issue, wish I could say the same for the moisturizer.
I do think they did a rather great job with the packaging, it’s fun, it’s fresh, and it looks oh so pretty laying out on your vanity or bathroom counter.
One of the main appeals of the remover was the hefty 6 oz size for $21 versus many other brands I enjoy which range around $26 at 4 oz, hey lancome, I’m talking to you! Mind you a hundred people will reply and say that $21 is too high for makeup remover but I tend to not mind since any and all drugstore removers I’ve tried do a rather poor job of getting my waterproof makeup off.
Interestingly enough the very gentle almost water-like formula does a good job of removing makeup. It’s not a dual phase formula and feels more like water mixed in with a bit of a mild soap of some kind but it still manages to ease off waterproof mascara and eyeshadow exceptionally well. I did notice a wee bit of mascara left over after but this isn’t a big issue since alot of my removers prove the same results and my oil cleanser will do the trick at removing any left overs.
It feels gentle to my eyes so no stinging, no oily residue, no trippy cloudy vision, and no red eyes after use. I soak a cotton pad, press it to my eye for a few, and gently wipe.
It’s a tip and pour jar which I dislike. Benefit didn’t include a smaller spout so the flow of the product can get dangerous and you can easily over do it. The best way to use is to press your cotton pad over the opening and tip onto it but it’s still a tad too much, some sort of strainer or spout would have proved better.
- Those with sensitive eyes (the formula feels extra gentle to me).
- Those who aren’t keen on oily residue after using a makeup remover (the formula is light and feels just like water yet still manages to do an excellent clean up job).
- Those wanting more for less (6 oz is a generous size at $21).
- Those who are a bit clumsy (the tip and pour design is a bit dangerous if you’re heavy handed).
- Those unwilling to buy makeup remover outside a drugstore (if drugstore remover is your thing this will probably feel too expensive for you).
Overall, Benefit B.Right Remove It Makeup Remover proved itself well. I liked the gentle formula and thought it did a fairly good job of getting my eye makeup off with minimal fuss or drama. I think the size and price are quite good compared to other high end brands who offer alot less for alot more. I’d definitely repurchase this one and think it makes an excellant remover for those with sensitive eyes.
You can learn more about the B.Right line at www.benefitcosmetics.com however as CJ, reader kindly pointed out, this isn’t available from Benefit yet but it can be purchased www.Sephora.com