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e.l.f. CosmeticsOnline Only Hydrating Gel Melt Cleanser

e.l.f. Cosmetics

Online Only Hydrating Gel Melt Cleanser

1.41 oz Item 2500306

e.l.f. Cosmetics Hydrating Gel Melt Cleanser is a gentle, hydrating formula that melts on contact transforming from a gel to creamy oil that helps dissolve makeup and cleanse the skin. Formulated with purified water and infused with nourishing Argan oil, rose extracts, and rose seed oils to help moisturize the skin. It's also rich in antioxidant Vitamin C.

All e.l.f. Skincare products are free from Parabens, Sulfates, and Phthalates! Cruelty free and vegan.
Using dry hands, gently massage cleanser into the skin. Activate with warm water and work into a lather. Rinse clean and pat dry.

Beauty Tip: For a deeper pore cleanse, massage product into the skin using the e.l.f. Cleansing Duo Face Brush onto the face.
Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Glycerin, Water (Aqua), Sucrose Stearate, Argania Spinosa (Argan) Kernel Oil, Rosa Canina Fruit Extract, Rosa Moschata Seed Oil, Rosa Rubiginosa Seed Oil, Phenoxyethanol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Ascorbyl Palmitate.

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e.l.f. CosmeticsOnline Only Hydrating Gel Melt Cleanser
 
3.4

(based on 24 reviews)

59%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Gentle (9)
  • Moisturizing (8)
  • Balances skin (3)
  • Leaves clean feel (3)
  • Not greasy (3)

Cons

  • Doesn't remove makeup (7)
  • Doesn't work (6)
  • Greasy (5)
  • Dries out skin (3)

Best Uses

  • Sensitive skin (7)
  • All skin types (5)
  • Combination skin (4)
  • Daily use (4)
  • Dry skin (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (8), Brand buyer (5)

Reviewed by 24 customers

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3.0

Would buy this in store not online in winter

By Jacque

from Rindge nh

About Me Budget Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Leaves Clean Feel

Cons

  • Messy

Best Uses

  • Combination Skin

Comments about e.l.f. Cosmetics Online Only Hydrating Gel Melt Cleanser:

My order came in the freezing tempature and froze

 
5.0

As long as Elf makes this I will always have at least 2!

By achauvin81

from Louisiana

About Me Brand Buyer

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Gentle
  • Moisturizing

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Combination Skin
    • Dry Skin
    • Sensitive Skin

    Comments about e.l.f. Cosmetics Online Only Hydrating Gel Melt Cleanser:

    I've been using this product since it was launched on Elf's website. I use it before cleansing (as a precleanse) it absolutely removes my makeup and waterproof mascara. It has a texture similar to coconut oil and when water is added it turns into a milky emulsion. It reminds me of Dermalogica's precleanse but in solid form. It doesn't irritate my sensitive skin or eyes so that's always a plus in my book.

     
    1.0

    Broke me out

    By hannah

    from oklahoma city, OK

    About Me Budget Buyer

    Pros

    • Gentle
    • Moisturizing

    Cons

    • Doesn't Remove Makeup
    • Greasy
    • Ineffective

    Best Uses

      Comments about e.l.f. Cosmetics Online Only Hydrating Gel Melt Cleanser:

      NOT A FAN. used every night for a week. doesn't remove makeup at all, doesn't foam up like it says it does, and i BROKE OUT on my cheek which has never happened in my ENTIRE LIFE, and i have acne prone skin. used it exactly how it said to on the packaging. it did make my eyes blurry like some of the other reviews described, but i stopped using it on my eyes and it stopped. definitely going back to my neutrogena makeup wipes.

       
      3.0

      Doesn't get the job done for me

      By LBS

      from Pennsylvania

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Gentle

      Cons

      • Doesn't Remove Makeup
      • Greasy
      • Ineffective

      Best Uses

        Comments about e.l.f. Cosmetics Online Only Hydrating Gel Melt Cleanser:

        I've used this product twice now, and am tossing it in the bin. This "cleanser" doesn't really clean at all -- it absolutely doesn't remove makeup, nor does it remove oils from the face. What it does do is leave a greasy film on top of your skin.

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Does take off your makeup

        By Cutegirl

        from Dallas, Texas

        About Me Budget Buyer

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Balances Skin
        • Gentle
        • Improves Skin Texture
        • Leaves Clean Feel
        • Moisturizing

        Cons

        • Greasy

        Best Uses

        • All Skin Types
        • Combination Skin
        • Daily Use
        • Dry Skin
        • Sensitive Skin

        Comments about e.l.f. Cosmetics Online Only Hydrating Gel Melt Cleanser:

        Those saying they used a washcloth to wipe if off are USING IT WRONG. Water activates it into a milky substance. Its foamed lightly. Dont use this in your eyeballs. Why are you even doing that? Please use a separate eye makeup remover for your eyes and follow instructions.

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Better than Clinique'z Take The Day Off

        By Briana STL

        from Tampa,FL

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Affordable
        • Best makeup remover
        • Not Greasy

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Acne-Prone Skin
          • Daily Use
          • Oily Skin
          • Sensitive Skin

          Comments about e.l.f. Cosmetics Online Only Hydrating Gel Melt Cleanser:

          I used this multiple times as well as the Clinique Take The Day Off and prefer this one because the Clinique one is more oil based and left me feeling oily and with breakouts. Both work the same and cost the same for the amount of product you get when you do the math on dollar per oz. but this ELF one is better for us with sensitive skin who want something water based that won't break us out.

          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          3.0

          Made my face dry and break out

          By Bri

          from Jackson

          Comments about e.l.f. Cosmetics Online Only Hydrating Gel Melt Cleanser:

          Bought this about 2 weeks ago and after using it twice, I noticed it made my skin very dry. I tried using my normal moisturizer with it but it stayed dry, also noticed my face breaking out which has not happened in a few years. Switched back to my normal Philosophy Cleanser, the dryness and acne went away. Will never buy this again.

          (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          1.0

          Nope

          By Snow

          from Ithaca, NY

          About Me Brand Buyer

          Pros

            Cons

            • Doesn't Remove Makeup
            • Dries Out Skin
            • Ineffective

            Best Uses

              Comments about e.l.f. Cosmetics Online Only Hydrating Gel Melt Cleanser:

              This thing does not clean. It turns into a milk like consistency and just mixes with the makeup without disolving it. Plus it made my vision blurry. Do not recommend at all.

              (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              For the price it's great!

              By Perseus' Mom

              from Okeechobee, Florida

              About Me Budget Buyer

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Balances Skin
              • Gentle
              • Moisturizing
              • Smells Great

              Cons

              • Greasy

              Best Uses

              • Dry Skin
              • Sensitive Skin

              Comments about e.l.f. Cosmetics Online Only Hydrating Gel Melt Cleanser:

              Ok...this product is definitely different. I have used Clinique's Take The Day Off Cleansing Balm.. I absolutely love it! However.. is ELF comparable to Clinique... no it's not..it's DIFFERENT. This product is clear in the jar. I could barely detect a smell from it as well (which is great cause I don't like fragrance in skincare). It isn't like vaseline which others have claimed.. it's more of a "bouncy" texture. Once water hits it; the product thins out and becomes a milky oil and whitish in color. Yes, this took off all my makeup. It "emulsifies" just fine. I didn't feel I had to use a bunch of product to get it off, but I also don't put 5,678 cosmetic products on my face either. This washes away pretty clean; however it does leave an almost "greasy" like feeling behind..but even though I marked it as a "con" but for me that's not a bad thing. Shockingly, Clinque's Cleansing Balm left me a bit drier, but not by much. I'am dry and want moisture as much as possible. For that being said; I feel I didn't have to put an additional moisturizer on afterwards which I like.. (The less products I need; the better)! The BEST part about this product is it did NOT burn my eyes at all and didn't leave a cloudy film on my eyeballs. So.. for me..I'm actually VERY shocked at how well this product works as a cleansing balm at a drugstore price!!! I will buy Clinique's cleansing balm in the future, but it will be more of a "luxury" buy since I'm really enjoying ELF's cleansing balm. I will buy this again and feel the price point is MORE than fair for it. For reference: I'am a dry/sensitive skin type with mild rosacea. P.S. this product did not flair up my normal rosacea or aggravate it. It gets 5 stars from me cause of how well it performed at a drugstore price!

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              really works!

              By Roni

              from Albany, NY

              Comments about e.l.f. Cosmetics Online Only Hydrating Gel Melt Cleanser:

              It really makes my skin feel super hydrated after each use!! My face doesn't dry out from all of my makeup as the day goes on!! I definitely recommend using a facial brush when using this product!!

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