Review: Kose Softymo Speedy Cleansing Oil

8:00:00 AM mandy 8 Comments

Kose Softymo Speeding Cleansing Oil




Can anyone read what it says (especially the ingredients)? I would like to know if it has mineral oil or any other ingredient that might be harmful, thank you!


That’s a little less than half a pump. You can’t see the consistency but it’s pretty liquidy, not thick at all.

Price:
From ebay ~USD$11(not including shipping);
From Sasa ~USD$12.70 (Bottle with product + Refill);
I bought mine from a beauty store in Chinatown for ~USD$10.

Package: Pump bottle with 230ml. I use 1-1.5 pumps when I’m only wearing powder, blush, concealer. And ~2 pumps if I’m wearing BB Cream/foundation/tinted moisturizer.

Positives:
-Leaves my face pretty clean.
-Doesn’t have a fragrance, but the smell isn’t exactly pleasant (I can’t really describe it though, definitely isn’t a vulgar scent..)
-Can be found in some beauty stores/pharmacies in Chinatown in NYC
-Inexpensive
-Did NOT break me out!
-Can buy refills if you do like it (the beauty store that I got this from did not sell refills, but it is available online)

Negatives:
-Not available locally for some
-Might be over priced compared to prices in Asia
-My vision becomes a bit cloudy afterwards especially if I massage the cleansing oil around my under-eye area to dissolve(I think that’s how cleansing oil work..? lol) my concealer
-Made my skin feel very tight and dry after washing it off

Repurchase?:
No. Like I said, it made my skin feel tight afterwards and I had dry patches. I don’t like the feeling of my face being so dry and stripped of moisture :[ I usually take off my makeup before I shower and then wash my face with a cleanser a couple of hours later after I brush my teeth (complicated but it makes sense to me lol). Moisturizing will probably help but then I’d be moisturizing 3x a day..too much for my combination skin IMO

Rating: 3/5
It’s an average cleansing oil. I like it because it is not expensive, but my skin just feels soo dry after using it. I can’t say too much for eye makeup/waterproof makeup because I don’t own/use any. It may work well for you, but everyone is different so I can say.

Recommend?: Maybe. If you can find it and would like to give it a try, sure. It is not expensive so it won’t leave a hole in your wallet, but I’m sure there are better ones out there…Again, it might work for some people. I guess I’m just not fortunate enough to find a cheap cleansing oil that doesn’t dry my skin out :\

Disclaimer: I purchased this product with my own money. I am not affiliated with the company or any other sites mentioned above. These are just my opinions so please research more about a product before buying it. I'm just trying to share the experiences I get from using certain product. I'm not endorsing it or anything. If anything this is for my own memory of what I liked and what I didn't like. Also...my skin is my skin...your skin is your skin, please don't blame me if the product doesn't work for you >__<;; After I finish this or close to finishing it, I will be looking for another cleansing oil. Anyone have suggestions? I have a few in mind & will be walking around to compare prices when I have time! lol

8 comments:

  1. Interesting! I just ran out of my cleansing water... I'll try to check this out! :D

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  2. Thanks for the review, it's good that it doesn't break you out but too bad it leaves your skin tight and dry, maybe it'll be good for me since I have oily skin :D.

    ryc: I thought I will never finish a tin of lipbalm too! But I was so obsessed with my lips that I have to apply so much lipbalm everyday, hehe...

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  3. If you try it let me know how it goes! My skin has been surprisingly combination lately (more so than before)..very dry everywhere other than my t-zone >__<

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  4. the left side of the hotpot was tomyam soup :D. Sure, I'll let you know if i try this CO. I have to finish my current one first though :)

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  5. If your skin has been surprisingly combination lately maybe it's because of season change? I use creams instead of lotions at night when my skin is extra dry. Sometimes I even mix a bit of olive oil with my moisturizer when my skin is too dry lol (at night only before I go to sleep) and drink lots of water :D

    And... my hair actually isn't the greatest lol. Trust me. My hair has been very very dry ever since the last time I dyed it T__T I don't have a particular shampoo that I really love but right now I am using Aussie's "Aussome" volume shampoo. Conditioner-wise... Aussie's "3-minute miracle worker" is a must-have for me!!! I can tell you this thing saves my hair, definitely recommend it ^__^ otherwise I don't use anything else... except sometimes I work a tiny bit of olive oil into the ends of my hair at night so it tangles less :) (cuz olive oil is the only "leave-in conditioner" that won't break my face out lol)

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  6. Thank you for the tips! :]

    The weather hasn't even been very cold lately...if it is because of weather change I can't image how my skin will be in the winter! :O

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  7. How about trying DHC? It's my HG!! I don't purchase it anymore though --> frightfully expensive over here >_>

    Atm I'm using Muji's cleansing oil for sensitive skin. It is affordable and works rather well =D

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  8. I've tried to look for DHC in the beauty shops in Chinatown but they pretty expensive as well (for me at least...I think I've seen ~USD $30-40ish range)

    The Muji in NYC doesn't have any of the skincare line yet! I can't wait for it though :D

    Thank you for the suggestions though! lol I bought some sample sachets of Kracie Purenavi cleansing oil to try out (it doesn't have Mineral oil!!) I hope it isn't drying since it's supposedly for sensitive skin...

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