Albolene: Review and Giveaway

hypothesis Albolene Cleanser will effectively remove my stage makeup after a performance and leave my skin soft and moisturized.

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One 6oz. jar of Albolene Unscented Cleanser and a ton of makeup on my face following a dance performance.  About Albolene:

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Albolene® Moisturizing Cleanser has been well-known for decades as an effective and gentle makeup remover, especially for hard-to-remove “waterproof” and “smudge-proof” cosmetics. Used regularly by Broadway stars and others who regularly apply heavy makeup that needs gentle removal, this dermatologist-recommended, moisturizing cleanser liquefies on contact with skin to thoroughly dissolve makeup, dirt and environmental grime.

methods While I am far from a Broadway Star, I have been dancing for most of my life.  Each year, we have a performance which requires heavy stage makeup.  I use waterproof and smudge-free mascara which can be difficult to remove.  And this year, my daughter performed as well in all of her “sparkles.”  After the performance I used a small quantity of Albolene Unscented Cleanser on both Lily and I in order to remove the heavy makeup.

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A little Albolene cleanser went a LONG way!  I needed a VERY small amount for my face in order to quicky, easily and most importantly COMPLETELY remove my eye makeup and mascara.  My old cleanser would leave “raccoon-like” circles under my eyes, but Albolene left my face totally free of any trace of makeup.  It worked just as well on Lily’s face and did not have a heavy scent or burn her eyes.

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While Albolene is a wonderful cleanser, it has also recently been clinically-proven for the treatment of mild to moderate eczema, according to a new study in the March 2009 issue of the Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology. Albolene is just as effective as a leading prescription moisturizer, Mimyx® in the reduction of dryness, scaling, itching, redness and peeling related to mild to moderate eczema. And, Albolene costs a fraction of the price and has widespread availability in the drug store for a suggested retail price of $9.95 for a 12–ounce jar.

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  1. ktanjatk says:

    Albolene contains mineral oil, petrolatum, paraffin, ceresin and beta-carotene

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  5. Michelle H. says:

    It is supposed to be an excellent makeup remover.

  6. kathy pease says:

    If suffering from mild/moderate eczema, liberally apply Albolene twice daily over the dry skin patches to help moisturize the skin. Moisturization is necessary for treating eczema, which affects millions. For moderate eczema, apply a topical corticosteroid along with the Albolene. Discuss with your physician.

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    Albolene has been clinically proven for the treatment of mild to moderate eczema.

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  16. Veronica Garrett says:

    It has been clinically proven for the treatment of mild to moderate eczema.

  17. Barbara Rawe says:

    There is clinical proof that Albolene really helps treat mild to moderate eczema. This is quite impressive. Thanks.

  18. Suanne Giddings says:

    Independent clinical studies demonstrate that Albolene’s “Makeup Removal Index” and “Moisturizing Index” are significantly higher than the leading brands in its category.
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