The classic Take the Day off Balm has gained a sibling – with a charcoal twist! I’m a big fan of Clinique’s cleansing balms original formula, it melts off makeup effortlessly without any irritation and your skin is left feeling clean, smooth, and soft, so I was excited to try the new Charcoal Take the Day

This lovely cleanser transforms from a solid balm into a silky oil upon application to the skin to leave you with smooth, clean skin.

What’s to love

  • Even with the addition of charcoal, it still feels lightweight, like the original formula.
  • Detoxifies and unclogs pores to help clear out dirt, oil, pollution and other impurities.
  • Dissolves makeup and impurities so easily – just rub into the skin and feel the makeup dissolve within seconds.
  • Doesn’t leavy any oily or greasy residue behind.
  • Perfect for a first cleanse to remove all the makeup and oil from the skin.
  • The charcoal doesn’t make this feel drying or irritating around the eyes – a winner!

Key ingredients

  • Japanese charcoal: This purifying ingredient helps deeply cleanse and detoxifies pores.
  • Safflower seed oil: Works efficiently to help break up natural oil found on skin, as well as dissolves hard-to-remove makeup. Rich in linoleic acid, this natural emollient helps leave skin feeling soft and nourished.

Perfect for: dry, combination to oily skin

Such a fab addition to the Clinique family.

Jessica Reid

(*PR gift/sample)

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