THE LAB: Make Remake Cloud All-In-One Cleanser, A Review

Last weekend I tripped into a store that designed for tween unicorns and accidentally got lost for 2 hours/fell in love. MORE ON THAT LATER. I was too overloaded to properly shop and instead panicked as they were closing and bought the one thing I didn’t really understand – Make Remake Cloud All-In-One Cleanser.

Make Remake is a K-Beauty brand totally focused on cleansing and also, very hard to find in the states. So, obviously, I wanted it.

cloud all in one cleanser k beauty love it hoito foam for your faceThe store had a big sign proclaiming YOU CAN USE IT TWO WAYS! PUT IT ON A DRY FACE! USE IT WET THE USUAL WAY! But, the sticker on the back of the box with the English translation only gave directions for the usual – wet your face, work onto wet skin, etc, etc. No way. I bought it to spread all over my skin with the tiny spatula!

BEFORE:

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Just my face.

I really only bought it because I was WUT. IS. THIS. Is it foam? Is it Dippin Dots? Why is it puffy but also thick? Spongy but also dense?

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The consistency is somewhere at the halfway point between a foam party and that stuff kids play with:

consistency of cloud all in one k beauty foam party playfoam snail

I didn’t really use the spatula. I ADORE products that come with tiny utensils. But does anyone actually ever use them? No. I just spread it all over. It felt good, like an old timey cold cream. I liked the consistency as I used it, thick and pliable, v easy to use.

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Ok. The washing off is where it gets a litttttle bit weird. Water activates this kind of gumminess? Not exactly sticky, just…. gummy. I think a wash cloth would be better to get it off OR put in on right before a shower and use the pressure to rinse off.

When it was off and I patted my face dry, my face felt DRY AF. Tight and totally stripped.

AND I LOVED IT.

Every single spec of makeup, GONE. Mascara bits, GONE. Full disclosure, I am not sure that tight, dry feeling is good for you. It may be stripping all the good stuff too. I immediately put on my serums and then a moisturizer and it felt like my face just sucked in and absorbed everything so quickly and easily. If loving this is wrong, I do not want to be right. I wouldn’t use it every day as a my routine cleanser, but this is a perfect Sunday am (read: time to wash off last night’s makeup that’s been ground in), good cleanse then super moisturizing morning treat. I’m in.

AFTER:

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Still my face. This time clean. 

I forgot to look remotely happy about using this, but I’d buy again. Verdict – Highly recommend (if you occasionally like to feel super stripped and clean to build back up again.)

Make Remake Cloud All-In-One Cleanser, $14. 

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