Facial Cotton

What it is: An extremely soft, gentle way to apply liquid skincare products. What it is formulated to do: This exclusive Facial Cotton is 100 percent natural and uniquely manufactured for a consistent soft, smooth texture. What else you need to know: It allows for maximum absorption and assists in the application of Shiseido softeners. (via Sephora.com)

Sephora Reviews760 reviews, 9.70 average score

10
Jan 13, 2013
Worth the cost
Quick Take: absorbent, durable, soft

These are really nice and soft they hold their shape and when you do the math are not that much... (more)
  • Likes: 9
  • Not Helpful: 0
10
Jul 22, 2014
Superb!
Quick Take: easy to use, absorbant, wicks well, doesn't leave a foul taste

I really like the Shiseido cotton a lot more than the KGD... (more)
  • Likes: 7
  • Not Helpful: 0
10
Jan 25, 2014
Who knew there was a Holy Grail of Cotton
Quick Take: holy grail

Yes, I totally would have roiled my eyes. Holy Grail of cotton? Cotton is cotton... Well not really.These are... (more)
  • Likes: 6
  • Not Helpful: 0
10
Aug 18, 2015
Beauty Staple
Quick Take: easy to use

Yes, this is overpriced for what it is but it is the best. I not only used mine to tone but I make my own sh... (more)
  • Likes: 6
  • Not Helpful: 0
10
Nov 7, 2014
My First Sephora Review
Quick Take: easy to use

I LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE this product!!! I've been using it for 7 years now (it used to be cheaper LOL) and wil... (more)
  • Likes: 5
  • Not Helpful: 1
6
Aug 19, 2013
Not Particularly Amazed
Quick Take: soft, durable

I read the reviews for this before purchasing and was prepared for the softest, most cushiony cotton pads ... (more)
  • Likes: 4
  • Not Helpful: 1
8
Sep 23, 2012
Great, but expensive
Quick Take: soft

These pads feel super luxurious, but not sure they make a huge difference in terms of application. Would buy again ... (more)
  • Likes: 4
  • Not Helpful: 0
8
Apr 2, 2015
worth every penny!
Quick Take: easy to use, super soft

If premium cotton rounds cost $3.99 for 80 at the drugstore, then $9.50 for 165 is basically the... (more)
  • Likes: 4
  • Not Helpful: 0
10
Jan 15, 2015
The Cotton I've Always WIcked For
The perfect cotton for easy wicking and makes juice taste so much better than regular cotton balls.... (more)
  • Likes: 4
  • Not Helpful: 9
10
Aug 5, 2015
Worth it!
When I first saw these, I thought it was kind of silly to spend that much on cotton, but when I added up how much you got (compared to drugstore... (more)
  • Likes: 4
  • Not Helpful: 0
10
Mar 29, 2014
I've seen the light
These cotton pads make me feel like I was dragging concrete blocks across my eyelids before I started using these. I was skeptical but, ladies, ... (more)
  • Likes: 3
  • Not Helpful: 0
10
Sep 15, 2015
super soft
i only use these on my face now, they DON'T scratch like other cotton products do. they are very gentle on my face, and that's important, i use ... (more)
  • Likes: 3
  • Not Helpful: 0
10
Jan 21, 2010
PERFECT FOR USE WITH ALL COSMETIC PRODUCTS
Quick Take: very versatile, holds the perfect amount of product, won't turn into a watery heap, love it, saves money in the long run

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  • Likes: 3
  • Not Helpful: 0
10
Feb 13, 2009
Excellent...
Shiseido's cotton squares are awesome. You wouldn't think there would be a big difference in these and department store cotton squares, but ther... (more)
  • Likes: 3
  • Not Helpful: 0
10
Nov 2, 2015
Better than cotton
I purchased this after reading all the good reviews. This product works much better than regular cotton balls. The pads remove my makeup without... (more)
  • Likes: 3
  • Not Helpful: 0
10
Nov 4, 2015
Simply the best!
Quick Take: easy to use, good quality

These are simply the BEST cottons to remove your make up. They are a bit expensive, but worth ... (more)
  • Likes: 3
  • Not Helpful: 0
10
Oct 12, 2014
super soft, in love!
I will never use regular cotton rounds after being spoiled with these amazing little gems. They are super soft, get the job done, and best of al... (more)
  • Likes: 3
  • Not Helpful: 0
10
Aug 18, 2014
Can't go back...
Quick Take: easy to use, soft, gentle

It seems silly to pay $9.50 for a pack of cotton pads, but I just can't go back. I've tried, b... (more)
  • Likes: 3
  • Not Helpful: 0
10
Nov 15, 2014
Simply Amazing!!!
Initially, I did not understand the hype around this product. That all changed one day when I ran out of my dollar cotton balls and remembered I... (more)
  • Likes: 3
  • Not Helpful: 0
4
Nov 30, 2013
Not sure what the hype is about
Quick Take: absorbent, soft

True, these are soft and there are no fibers released on your skin but I just don't see the hype. Drawba... (more)
  • Likes: 3
  • Not Helpful: 2
10
Aug 28, 2015
Truly, a necessity
Quick Take: easy to use

Yes, it's $9.50. But just try them, and they'll become a necessity. A regular cotton ball just won't do. You... (more)
  • Likes: 3
  • Not Helpful: 0
10
Jan 10, 2015
Best ever!!
Quick Take: easy to use

I love these cottons soooo much! I've been buying them for years and will never go back to drug store ones. ... (more)
  • Likes: 3
  • Not Helpful: 0
10
Oct 12, 2015
AMAZING
these are sooo soft! you can rub and rub your face with them and it won't feel harsh. love it so much. definitely worth the price.never going ba... (more)
  • Likes: 3
  • Not Helpful: 1
10
Oct 18, 2014
The Best
Quick Take: durable, gentle, soft, perfect

These are the most perfect facial cloths in existence. They don't drag, pull, or scratch ... (more)
  • Likes: 3
  • Not Helpful: 0
10
Mar 17, 2011
So much better than the drugstore variety!
These are the best cotton pads I've ever used. I liked them as soon as they arrived. A big, cushiony packet of cotton pads that felt so much mor... (more)
  • Likes: 2
  • Not Helpful: 0
10
Nov 30, 2013
Love, love, love.
Quick Take: easy to use, durable, less waste

These pads are perfect for everything. They don't leave pieces of cotton on your face. ... (more)
  • Likes: 2
  • Not Helpful: 0
10
Sep 25, 2013
Super
Quick Take: soft, durable

These are the only cottons that neither shred nor leave fibers on my face. I use them on my neck and face ... (more)
  • Likes: 2
  • Not Helpful: 0
10
May 21, 2013
Best ever!
Love these facial cottons. Nothing else compares to these. For the money you get 165, you use less of them and less product.... (more)
  • Likes: 2
  • Not Helpful: 0
10
Apr 28, 2013
Gentle,worth the $
I was introduced to these by a Sephora consultant last year when I was looking for a different eye m/up remover that wouldn't irritate my eyes. ... (more)
  • Likes: 2
  • Not Helpful: 0
10
Nov 29, 2014
Fantastic
Quick Take: easy to use, large, great deal

These pads are thick, absorbent, lint free, soft and large. You get 165 in a package so t... (more)
  • Likes: 2
  • Not Helpful: 0
10
Nov 25, 2014
Total game changer for applying softeners
Quick Take: easy to use, makes products last longer

If you're looking for the best way to apply your softener or essence, you've fou... (more)
  • Likes: 2
  • Not Helpful: 0
10
Oct 20, 2014
velvety cotton
This facial cotton is EXCELLENT! it is soft and you don't need to use lots of your product. it is perfectly absorbent and no other facial cotton... (more)
  • Likes: 2
  • Not Helpful: 0