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Frownies Facial Pads, Use on Forehead & Between Eyes 144 ea

 
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Keep yourself looking young without Botox or other chemicals. Frownies dramatically reduce lines and wrinkles safely and naturally by training your facial muscles to regain strength and tone.

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Frownies Facial Pads, Use on Forehead & Between Eyes, 144 ea
 
4.0

(based on 265 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (145)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (57)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (16)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (11)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (36)

83%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (78)
  • Minimizes wrinkles (72)
  • Noticeable results (67)
  • Lightweight (35)
  • Effective (31)

Cons

  • Irritates skin (21)
  • Not effective (12)
  • No noticeable results (11)
  • Bad smell (3)
  • Difficult to use (3)

Best Uses

  • Fine lines (55)
  • Deep wrinkles (51)
  • Daily use (42)
  • Fine lines/wrinkles (42)
  • Wrinkles (26)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (69), Brand buyer (47), Beauty conscious (37), Survivalist / minimalist (14), Beauty expert (7)
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (31), Normal (15), Dry (7), Oily (7)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Should provide 'tips' on best use.

Tips for frownies

1) The glue on the back of these Frownies is quite strong. As such, I recommend that you only wear these on nights when you plan on...Read complete review

Tips for frownies

1) The glue on the back of these Frownies is quite strong. As such, I recommend that you only wear these on nights when you plan on taking a shower the next morning. This is because the steam from the shower will help in dissolving the glue and therefore removing the Frownie. Otherwise, if you are just washing your face say over the sink the next morning, you'll have to spend at least a few minutes wetting the Frownie, waiting a bit, trying to pull it away from your face a bit, wetting it some more, etc. Unless you are the type of person who feels comfortable YANKING the Frownie and glue from your face (which to me would be too rough on your skin), it is going to take a bit of work to soften the Frownie/glue. Therefore, iIt's much much easier to just let the steam from the shower do most of the work. What I find helps is….before you go into the shower, wet the Frownie well, and try and pull up at least some of the edges of the Frownie. This in turn will help the steam/water from the shower get under the edges of the Frownie to help dissolve the glue….
2) As far as applying the Frownie before bed, I find that a smaller piece of the patch is better, so I will often cut them down a bit in size. The reason for this is….I usually apply the Frownie to either the area immediately over my eyebrow (where I have a deep horizontal line) or else to the area between my two eyebrows. Either way, I find the patches are too big and end up pulling too big an area of my skin together due to the sheer strength of the glue. The Frownie's directions really aren't good at explaining this or giving you any 'tips' but….because this glue is so strong, and the patches somewhat big (at least for my face), if you use the entire patch it can actually seem to create MORE 'wrinkles' because the strong glue can pull on your skin, PARTICULARLY along the edges of the Frownies patch. In addition, if you DO wet the entire surface area of the patch and then apply it to your face, the EDGES of the patch (which are very distinct and somewhat 'sharp'), can often dig INTO your skin, and when you remove the patch, you are left with 'dents' on your face from the edges of the patch. Therefore, when I wet the back of the patch, I only wet the center section of it….NOT the edges. I then place the patch on my face and press on the center of the patch only, leaving the edges of the patch remaining dry and therefore not stuck to my face. Depending on the size of the patch and where on my face I placed it, I might then take small scissors and cut off the edges of the patch if they are protruding too much.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Improves appearance of brow creases

These do reduce the depth of brow creases between the eyes, of course you have to use them consistently to get the best result. I have only been using them for a couple of...Read complete review

These do reduce the depth of brow creases between the eyes, of course you have to use them consistently to get the best result. I have only been using them for a couple of weeks but I see that they work. One word of caution - if you are older & have skin that holds onto creases & lines from pressure (like a pillow case wrinkle) - make sure you remove the used product early enough to allow time for your skin to recover. There may be little edge lines from the paper that appear once removed. It is also best to limit the amount of time you wear them - longer = more likely to wake up with those 'edge lines'. This product was created a long time ago & it seems the simple materials haven't changed either. They are brown craft paper, with what I believe to be the original formula for postage sealing tape glue on one side. You can still buy the sealing tape & if you've smelled the wet tape it smells like the Frownies. The simple combination of materials creates a pulling effect on skin once the glue dries & stiffens the paper which then basically holds the skin in position while you sleep, relaxing the muscles enough to decrease the appearance of the crease - ta da - you look a little better without Botox!

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(2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
1.0

Ops,sorry...

By zemka

from NYC

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Pros

    Cons

    • Difficult To Use
    • No Noticeable Results

    Best Uses

      Comments about Frownies Facial Pads, Use on Forehead & Between Eyes, 144 ea:

      I have big hope after reading so many good reviews.I tried it and now I don't believe for its effectiveness.I am sorry but for me it is a little funny to think it will work .Maybe for first signs of wrinkles,not for deep one . It was easy to take it off.

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      (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      2.0

      Rose water needed?!

      By Jantherunner

      from san jose, ca

      describe yourself Brand Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

        Cons

        • I Couldn't Even Use Them

        Best Uses

          Comments about Frownies Facial Pads, Use on Forehead & Between Eyes, 144 ea:

          I bought this after reading the reviews here. Nowhere does it state that you need rose water to use these, so I haven't been able to use them yet!!

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          5.0

          Frownies ROCK

          By RichOne

          from Tampa, FL

          describe yourself Budget Buyer

          See all my reviews

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Improves Skin Texture
          • Minimizes Wrinkles
          • Noticeable Results

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Deep Wrinkles
            • Fine Lines

            Comments about Frownies Facial Pads, Use on Forehead & Between Eyes, 144 ea:

            After discovering these accidentally at a department store no longer existing, I've been using these off and on for years. What's great about Frownies is that they are simply perfectly cut and perforated triangles of glued paper. No Botox, no chemicals, no oils. Placed between the eyebrows and just above, a Frownie will keep you from frowning in your sleep and eventually, after just a few days' use, retrain your muscles to resist contracting and creating those stubborn lines. As a matter of fact, it made mine virtually disappear. I highly recommend this product.

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            (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            I would buy this product again and again

            By Frownie Lover

            from Denver, Colorado

            describe yourself Budget Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Minimizes Wrinkles
            • Noticeable Results

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Deep Wrinkles
              • Fine Lines

              Comments about Frownies Facial Pads, Use on Forehead & Between Eyes, 144 ea:

              I absolutely love Frownies and keep a regular supply. Frownies treated the root cause of the frown lines between my eyes: muscle contraction, and re-trained the muscles, that were causing the frown, to relax. At the beginning I used them every night; now every other night is enough for maintenance. Make sure you spread the frown area apart with one hand while applying with the other, or they will simply be an ineffective sticker on your forehead.

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              3.0

              Found something better!

              By Lennis

              from LA

              describe yourself Brand Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Smells Great

              Cons

              • No Noticeable Results

              Best Uses

              • Sensitive Skin

              Comments about Frownies Facial Pads, Use on Forehead & Between Eyes, 144 ea:

              I tried these Frownies but couldn't notice an improvement on my wrinkles appearance. They are easy to use and are soft to my sensitive skin, but didn't do the job. I tried Lashem's Picture Perfect and it works much better.

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              (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              Better than Botox!

              By Chef Sherry

              from Ojai, Ca

              describe yourself Budget Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use

              Cons

              • Best Results After 10hrs
              • For Deep Wrinkles
              • More Than 10 Hours
              • Works Best If Left On For

              Best Uses

              • Fine Lines

              Comments about Frownies Facial Pads, Use on Forehead & Between Eyes, 144 ea:

              I actually think this is a great product. You do however need to use it consistently for deep frown lines between the eyes, to see and maintain best results. I love that this softens your wrinkles without looking like a botox wonder!

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              (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              it's not surgery, but it's not bad

              By ccg

              from Roanoke, VA

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              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Improves Skin Texture
              • Minimizes Wrinkles
              • Noticeable Results

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Fine Lines

                Comments about Frownies Facial Pads, Use on Forehead & Between Eyes, 144 ea:

                Works well if you use it consistently, though the best result you see does start to fade a few hours after you take it off. It doesn't give you surgical results, obviously, but it also hasn't been tested on animals, nor does it contain unpronounceable chemicals.

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                (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                already working

                By s

                from nc

                describe yourself Budget Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Minimizes Wrinkles
                • Noticeable Results

                Cons

                • Irritates Skin

                Best Uses

                • Deep Wrinkles
                • Fine Lines

                Comments about Frownies Facial Pads, Use on Forehead & Between Eyes, 144 ea:

                I've only used these a few nights and I already notice a difference. I'm in my 30s and don't have deep wrinkles, so I think that helps, but I do have some fine forehead wrinkles that come from raising my eyebrows too much. I found these comfortable enough to sleep in (although they are not attractive).

                I also trim them down in size to use on the corner of my eyes for crows feet, but I need to experiment a little more to get a good fit.

                In the morning I soak them with warm water and slowly peel off, my forehead will be red for about 10 minutes following that, but no pain.

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                (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                1.0

                Waste of money, and time!

                By Comtnlover

                from colorado

                describe yourself Brand Buyer

                Pros

                  Cons

                  • Difficult To Use
                  • No Noticeable Results

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Frownies Facial Pads, Use on Forehead & Between Eyes, 144 ea:

                    Read all these great reviews, so tried these,and it was a complete waste of time and money. They are so difficult to apply, and once you get them to stick simply do not stay on! Wish I could return them.

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                    (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    OMG!

                    By mommyembee

                    from Plattsburgh,NY

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                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use
                    • Improves Skin Texture
                    • Minimizes Wrinkles
                    • Non-Greasy
                    • Noticeable Results

                    Cons

                    • Irritates Skin

                    Best Uses

                    • Deep Wrinkles
                    • Fine Lines

                    Comments about Frownies Facial Pads, Use on Forehead & Between Eyes, 144 ea:

                    Used these pads last night for the first time and can't believe my results! I am 54 and have not taken the best care of my skin~~ I love the sun~~ and I can actually see immediate results on my forehead, esp between my eyes. Love that the product isn't super expensive and works great. Looks a little freaky when the patches are on but the results are worth it.
                    Highly recommend.
                    And I'm vegan and this product isn't tested on animals. As a matter of fact, I found out about frownies because a free sample of the eye gels was included in a vegan challenge assortment of trial products. So glad it was! Love it!

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