[K-Beauty Review] Etude House Real Art Moisture Cleansing Oil
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[K-Beauty Review] Etude House Real Art Moisture Cleansing Oil

May 30, 2018

For over a year now, I have used only Korean cleansing balms as my “oil-based” cleanser to remove my make-up each night. I decided it was time to try a legit cleansing oil instead so after some research, I settled on Etude House’s Real Art Mild Cleansing Oil. The Real Art Cleansing Oil comes in three different varieties: “Moisture”, “Mild”, and “Perfect”.  Since the intense summer heat is starting, I decided to go with the moisture variety:

[K-Beauty Review] Etude House Real Art Moisture Cleansing Oil

Details and Review:

  • Item Claims: Gently removes all make-up, residues, and dead skin cells while leaving skin moisturized without feeling greasy.
  • Directions: Dispense one pump into dry hands and massage into dry skin. Use luke warm water to massage once again over the oil to emulsify and rinse.
  • Scent: Very slight scent. Not powerful.
  • Notable Ingredients: Coconut Oil, Camellia Japonica Seed Oil, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil,  Prunus Armeniaca (Apricot) Kernel Oil.
  • Quantity: 185mL/6.25oz
  • Price: $14-$16
  • Overall Rating: 3/5
  • Opinion: So, pros first. I like that this cleanser did work very effectively in that it removed all my make-up including the waterproof mascara. It also didn’t burn my eyes after using it which happens with many other oil cleansers. It was a very gentle cleanser as my sensitive skin didn’t flare up and wasn’t inflamed after use. Now, if this product had been the very first oil cleanser I’d tried, I would’ve liked it much more. However, in my opinion, you can’t beat cleansing balms. I had to use 2-3 pumps of the Real Art Cleansing Oil depending on how much make-up I was wearing, so I’ve already gone through a decent amount. Compared to cleansing balms, the oil was more greasy feeling and didn’t emulsify as well. I think I may have liked the “Mild” version of the oil better, but I still recommend the balms (like Banila Co. and Heimish) as the go-to.
  • Buy:  Etude House | Amazon

[K-Beauty Review] Etude House Real Art Moisture Cleansing Oil

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