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An Ode to Eye Makeup Remover Swabs


If there is one thing that I will never be good at, it's applying eyeliner. It's just not my forte in life. However, something that has made my life a lot easier over the past number of years are eye-makeup swabs. They're a simple concept- a cotton bud with some makeup remover inside or on the swab. And really, they are a lazy girl's dream which saves faffing about with an actual cotton bud and a bottle of eye-makeup remover. They're also great for throwing in your handbag, especially if you are like me and end up with panda eyes due to hayfever.

Currently I've been using the Sephora Targeted Eye Remover Swabs (I think they need to put the word make-up in, I don't want my actual eye removed...) which are really great at fixing all of my eyeliner and mascara mishaps. I'm also very fond of the DHC Olive Oil Cotton Swabs. These are a much more cost-effective option and also are great for removing little bits of foundation that might need reapplied if the area is dry etc. The DHC Swabs are also individually packaged meaning that they fit perfectly into any beauty emergency kit. 

Let me know below or on Twitter @GemmaLEBond if you have any little beauty secrets which help make your makeup application easier!