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Frownies Facial Pads, Use on Corners of Eyes & Mouth, White Packaging 144 ea

 
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Don't be fooled by imitations! Frownies keep faces free from lines and looking youthful. Apply these pads to the corner of your eyes and mouth to dramatically reduce lines by training the underlying facial muscles to regain strength and tone.

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Frownies Facial Pads, Use on Corners of Eyes & Mouth, White Packaging, 144 ea
 
3.4

(based on 74 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (31)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (16)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (21)

62%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Minimizes wrinkles (14)
  • Easy to use (12)
  • Noticeable results (10)
  • Effective (8)
  • Lightweight (6)

Cons

  • Irritates skin (12)
  • Not effective (8)
  • Difficult to use (6)
  • No noticeable results (6)
  • Bad smell (3)

Best Uses

  • Fine lines (11)
  • Deep wrinkles (10)
  • Fine lines/wrinkles (8)
  • Wrinkles (7)
  • Daily use (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (17), Brand buyer (13), Beauty conscious (6), Survivalist / minimalist (5)
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (6), Normal (5), Oily (3)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Raquel Welch wrote that she uses these

Raquel Welch, in her book, "Beyond the Cleavage," writes about using Frownies. She also said that a celebrity was seen on an airplane, applying her Frownies, then putting a...Read complete review

Raquel Welch, in her book, "Beyond the Cleavage," writes about using Frownies. She also said that a celebrity was seen on an airplane, applying her Frownies, then putting a face mask over the top, and taking a nap. The Frownies were removed before the plane landed, and the woman's lines had been smoothed out for a while. Now-- how the woman ever got the Frownies off in her airplane seat, without warm running water and a sink, I'll never know. She must have just taken a deep breath and jerked them off (hurts just to think about it!).

So I bought my first 2 boxes of Frownies and applied them to see what results they could give me. I have very sensitive skin, and will break out in a rash if I leave a bandaid on my skin for more than a day at a time.

Right off the bat, I found that there needs to be a bit of a wait time between applying moisturizer, and then a Frownie because the glue cannot stick where there is some oil.

Once over that hurdle, it was discovered that the wet Frownie can be adjusted nicely before the glue sets. Once the glue on the Frownie dries, it's like plaster. If you smoothed out your face, the Frownie holds the smoothed out skin just like that during the night.

Getting the Frownies off is another matter and the only thing that is a bit of a trial. A warm, wet washcloth works best for me. It takes some patience and a lot of warm water to moisten the Frownie so it pops off. You apply more warm water under the part of the Frownie that is detached and as the water seeps in, it detaches more. DO NOT pull the Frownie off of your face - whew! Did that the first time. Facial hair and a little skin all came off too.

I just turned 61 and have become serious about skin care. I will be buying more. What makes them work is also the downside: glue that dries rock hard and is not quick to dislodge. However if it were any easier to remove, the Frownie wouldn't stay put all night long!

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I didn't like these at ...

I didn't like these at all. It hurt like crazy to take them off no matter how much I wet them, and they left my face red and kind of dry. This obviously...Read complete review

I didn't like these at all. It hurt like crazy to take them off no matter how much I wet them, and they left my face red and kind of dry. This obviously made lines look worse! Instead I like Queen Helene grape seed extract mask. I smooth a small amount on under my eyes when I go to sleep. I just make sure I sleep on my back at first so it can dry. Then it keeps the skin taut and smooth all night. In the morning it peels of easily and no lines under my eyes! It is much cheaper too.

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5.0

Frownies!

By Trail Blazer

from usa

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Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Minimizes Wrinkles
  • Noticeable Results

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Deep Wrinkles
    • Fine Lines

    Comments about Frownies Facial Pads, Use on Corners of Eyes & Mouth, White Packaging, 144 ea:

    Have been using Frownies overnight (corners of eyes and mouth) for a few years now and they work at fixing and preventing fine lines and wrinkles around the corners of my mouth. For the upper and lower areas of my lips I use Frownies lip lifts, alternating between each type on occasion. It works, that's why they've been around since the late 1800's. Watched an episode of an old Alfred Hitchcock the other night and one of the main characters had used Frownies on her forehead in a scene just before retiring for the night. Classic. A little bit of effort and it's a great natural way to combat and prevent wrinkles.

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    5.0

    Exactly as advertised

    By Paula

    from Westchester, NY

    describe yourself Budget Buyer

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    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Minimizes Wrinkles
    • Noticeable Results

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Fine Lines

      Comments about Frownies Facial Pads, Use on Corners of Eyes & Mouth, White Packaging, 144 ea:

      This product functions exactly as advertised, as long as the pads are consistently used.

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      2.0

      I was hopeful...but let down

      By Linder

      from Hilton Head SC

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      Pros

        Cons

        • Difficult To Use
        • Irritates Skin

        Best Uses

          Comments about Frownies Facial Pads, Use on Corners of Eyes & Mouth, White Packaging, 144 ea:

          I thought they were a hassle to use. Besides I don't want to have my husband see paper plastered all over my face and I do not have 3 hours of private time a day.

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          (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Frownies are a favorite

          By Maggie

          from Atlanta, GA

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          Pros

          • Effective
          • Good Value

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Folds On Corner Of Mouth

            Comments about Frownies Facial Pads, Use on Corners of Eyes & Mouth, White Packaging, 144 ea:

            I have used Frownies on the corners of my mouth for years. I think they prevent the folds on the side of my mouth from becoming deeper. However, I think the quality of the product is not as great as it has been in the past, i.e., they seem to be smaller and the paper is not as strong.

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            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Frownies are effective

            By Love2shop

            from San Francisco Bay Area

            describe yourself Budget Buyer

            Pros

            • Effective

            Cons

            • Irritates Skin

            Best Uses

            • Wrinkles

            Comments about Frownies Facial Pads, Use on Corners of Eyes & Mouth, White Packaging, 144 ea:

            I've used Frownies now for 4 years and they work for me. I had read about them in a magazine and so I started using them after I noticed a deep wrinkle had formed between my eyes almost overnight, due to stress.

            Yes, there is a little discomfort with the use of the Frownie pad. But the way I think about it is, it's either that or Botox injections, and I hate needles. As mentioned by another poster, I stretch the skin first with my index and middle fingers then apply the Frownie between my eyes with the other finger. I don't use it every night, but when I do, I notice I look better in the morning. It is not permanent by any means. The result is that I am constantly told I look like I'm in my early 30's and I'm in my late 40's.

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            (0 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

             
            1.0

            They didn't work

            By Mary

            from Fl

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            Pros

              Cons

              • Not Effective

              Best Uses

                Comments about Frownies Facial Pads, Use on Corners of Eyes & Mouth, White Packaging, 144 ea:

                Don't spend the money on this waste of time and money.

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                (8 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Esthetician's Thumbs Up!

                By Esthetician's Review

                from Dallas Tx.

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                Pros

                • Effective
                • Good Value
                • Results the first time

                Cons

                • Take care to remove

                Best Uses

                • Cumulative results
                • Wrinkles

                Comments about Frownies Facial Pads, Use on Corners of Eyes & Mouth, White Packaging, 144 ea:

                It took some time for me to understand how in the world this product could work until I did immense research regarding the science behind it. It takes 333,000 facial movements to create a wrinkle in the skin. When botox is administered it paralyzes the muscle that is causing that wrinkle so the skin can retraine itself making the wrinkle in that area disappear. Frownies basically do the same thing. The patch paralyzes the wrinkled area overnight or when worn no less than 3 hours simply retraining the skin! I have developed some wrinkles around my mouth being now 41 years old and have been wearing the patches for 5 days every night. The wrinkles are GONE. My skin is more relaxed and I feel as if I look younger. Don't be turned off about how to get these off....just pat with warm water over and over and then as you start to peel, follow the glue stuck to your skin under the patch inch by ince with warm water as you peel the patch off and the glue will release. These things WORK.. but, like all natural skin are, it takes patience and diligence. Wear them for 30 days like the directions say.

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                4.0

                works over time

                By Middle aged gal

                from California

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                Pros

                • Effective
                • Lightweight

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Wrinkles

                  Comments about Frownies Facial Pads, Use on Corners of Eyes & Mouth, White Packaging, 144 ea:

                  I don't use this product every day, but 2 or 3 times a week. There's a noticeable difference in the morning, once you peel off the Frownies. The effect diminishes as the day wears on and wrinkles reappear. I'm still impressed with it though, and will re-order. Think it works just as well as more expensive skin creams.

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                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  can't live without these.

                  By sands

                  from nyc, ny

                  describe yourself Budget Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Effective

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Frownies Facial Pads, Use on Corners of Eyes & Mouth, White Packaging, 144 ea:

                      a deep frown line between the eyes is hereditary in my family - my sister, mom and all my aunts and female cousins have it. i started using these in college and am now in my 30s, no permanent frown line yet! they are expensive though and i eventually found a roll of kraft paper that has adhesive on one side that one can moisten just like the frownies, but when i run out, i'll definitely be ordering frownies again!

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                      1.0

                      Too Uncomfortable to Sleep In

                      By Liz Lemon

                      from Bogota, Colombia

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                      Pros

                        Cons

                        • Irritates Skin

                        Best Uses

                        • Wrinkles

                        Comments about Frownies Facial Pads, Use on Corners of Eyes & Mouth, White Packaging, 144 ea:

                        I have good skin but at 46 get pillow wrinkles that don't go away sometimes all day. I thought pasting on a couple Frownies would prevent the skin wrinkling up while I am sleeping but they are so uncomfortable I can't use them. The brown kraft paper is hard and stiff and pulling them off in the morning is painful - this cant be good for delicate eye area skin. Overall a waste of my money since I can't see using them on the regular basis needed for them to work.

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