Almay Oil Free Makeup Eraser Sticks Review

 Almay calls their relatively new Oil Free Makeup Eraser Sticks "perfect for effortlessly erasing mistakes during applicator without disturbing the rest of your makeup. These easy to use, soft cotton swabs are individually filled with the best selling Almay Oil Free Makeup Remover formula." These hand little sticks are Allure Award winners. So why aren't we hearing more bloggers talking about them? I think it's because a lot of people think they're gimmicky. I certainly did at first, but curiosity got the best of me and I grabbed a 24 pack at Ulta for $4.29, and now I can't stop using them! Almay promises no oily residue from these little tools. Almay is a hypoallergenic brand that is great for those with sensitive skin and eyes. Almay does not test on animals. This product was made in the USA.
 Almay really had the consumer in mind when they designed their Makeup Eraser Sticks packaging. It's sturdy, compact, and portable! I really appreciate that. These makeup removers come in cardboard outer packaging. Plenty of product info, directions, and ingredients can be found on the back. The sticks themselves come in a very purse or makeup bag friendly compact. The back of the compact offers a diagram and written instructions on how to use these sticks. The packaging is part of what makes this product fantastic.
 Almay's Makeup Eraser Sticks are so easy to use and entirely mess-proof. Each stick looks like your average, every day Q-Tip, bit with a clear stick portion halfway full of liquid makeup remover. One of the cotton buds is marked with a purple band. This end snaps off, and all of the oil free makeup remover rushes down into the other cotton bud, moistening it thoroughly. Each Almay Makeup Eraser Stick contains just enough fluid to remove a few smudges, flakes, or that little bit of eyeliner that sometimes hangs around til the next morning. Unless you only wear a tiny swipe of eyeliner, you can't depend on this product to remove all your makeup, nor should you, Almay is pretty specific that these are just meant for touch ups. As promised, these sticks leave no oily residue at all, so you can apply makeup over the same area immediately if you wish. I feel like the oil free makeup remover also imparts a little bit of moisture into the skin, which is always a good thing for the eye area.
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So what makes Almay's Oil Free Makeup Eraser Sticks worth buying? I mean we all have makeup remover and q-tips at home. That's kinda the thing. Taking a bottle of makeup remover and a handful of q-tips everywhere you go is impractical and potentially messy. Each Makeup Eraser Stick is perfectly portioned to take care of just a couple imperfections, and I can't see how you could make a mess with these. If you're prone to smudgy makeup, you need these in your life! For $4-6 for 24 sticks, you are paying for convenience, but to me it's so worth it! I've used half of my Makeup Eraser Sticks during the testing process. I may relegate the rest of them to my purse or coat pocket so that I can use them when I'm out. I recommend Almay's Oil Free Makeup Eraser Sticks to anyone who tends to experience smudging or just likes to keep their makeup looking fresh and sharp. I love the convenience and effectiveness of this product, and the packaging was very well thought out. Good job Almay, you aren't really a brand that I expect innovation from, so I'm doubly pleased! 

Aqua ((Water) Eau), Poloxamer 184, Butylene Glycol, Cucumis Sativus (Cucumber) Fruit Extract, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract, Camella Sinensis Leaf (Green Tea) Extract, Disodium Lauroamphodiacetate, Sodium Trideceth Sulfate, Hexylene Glycol, Citric Acid, Diazolidinyl Urea, Phenoxyethanol.


  1. One may even say you are delightfully pleased.

  2. i need these! i always forget i'm wearing makeup and smudge my eyes :c

    1. These would be perfect for you then! =D

  3. This is perfect for night out!