We’re Sharing Our Honest Review of Solimo, Amazon’s New Generic Product Line!

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various Solimo Amazon personal care products sitting on bathroom counter

We already know that Amazon has got it going on!

In fact, they’ve launched their very own product lines for everything your heart can imagine. Recently, we discovered Solimo, Amazon’s totally affordable generic brand! From trash bags to razors and vitamins to K-cups, they have a ton of affordable solutions for you and your home.

holding Solimo whitening treatment

My Hip sidekick, Emily, and I were pretty excited to test a few of the Solimo personal care items, and we’re here to tell you if these products are worth it or if they miss the mark.

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Here are the 3 products that I tried from Solimo:

1. Solimo Eye Makeup Remover

blue bottle of Solimo Amazon makeup remover sitting on bathroom counter with various types of cosmetics

Price | $3.99

Sometimes I fall into a routine where I don’t always wash my makeup off before bed let alone, scrub all of the mascara off my eyelashes – so horrible, I know! 😔 Needless to say, I was really excited to try this affordable makeup remover because not only would it make my life easier, but I wouldn’t have to spend a ton of money either compared to more expensive brands like Clinique!

hand with various colors of makeup on it with cosmetics in the background

To give it the real test, I put my favorite new lip liner on my hand, along with some dark eye shadows and my daily liquid foundation that normally doesn’t come off easily at all – I’m talking, even after I use my favorite face wash in the shower, there’s normally residual foundation that still rubs off on my towel when I dry my face.

hand with dirty cotton ball and makeup on it

Well, I’m totally shocked to report that with one fell swoop with the cotton ball, all of the makeup in its path came off entirely! 😱 The only complaint I have is that the makeup remover did leave my skin feeling a little oily, so I’d recommend washing your face with your daily cleanser afterward, but other than that, this product is a total winner in my book! I foresee many makeup-less nights and healthier skin to come!

Overall I give this Solimo Makeup Remover from Amazon a thumbs up 👍.

2. Solimo 10 Day Teeth Whitening Strips Kit

hand holding a box of Solimo Amazon teeth whitening strips in bathroom

Price | $16.99

Teeth whitening for less than $20?! Count me in! 😍 After the holidays, I start to really get the urge to whiten my teeth, between all the red wine, sugar-filled holiday foods, and just winter blues in general, little teeth refresh can really turn your mood around. And considering I’ve spent hundreds of dollars in the past on whitening trays, I couldn’t wait to find out how these worked!

woman wearing whitening strip on teeth

For the best results, it’s recommended to wear the strips for 30 minutes. During the 30 minutes, I found that the strips actually stayed exactly where I put them – so no sliding around, no weird taste that makes your mouth drool, and did I mention they stay put?! Basically, nothing like my previous experience with whitening strips. Upon taking them off, they also didn’t leave an icky residue. I swooshed some water around, spit it out, and I was ready for the day!

One negative I would say is that they don’t cover your entire mouth – only the teeth that you probably see when talking or smiling. So if you’re looking for an entire mouth whitening… these won’t be for you! That said, I was still pretty happy with the overall coverage.

woman pointing to white teeth smiling

I tested these strips for the full 10 days and liked them – they did give my teeth a good little boost. However, my smile was pretty white to begin with, so if you have deep staining, these strips will not be for you.

By the end of the 10 days, I did notice a decrease in the yellow staining near my gums and felt that overall my teeth looked more white when I saw photos of myself.  For the price, I’d totally use these again when I’m due for another refresh!

Overall I give these Solimo Whitening Strips from Amazon a thumbs up 👍.

3. Solimo Healing Ointment

hand holding container of healing ointment with bandaids in background

Price | $5.89 (14 oz.)

Need some ointment for a scrape or cut? This Solimo skin protectant is an exact dupe of Aquaphor except it’s so much cheaper! Plus, there’s a ton of product in this 14 oz. container so it’s sure to last for quite a while. Assuming, your kids aren’t getting into too many accidents, that is. 😉

fingers dipped in Solimo Amazon healing ointment

I’m also constantly washing my hands with the Coronavirus going on and I always struggle with cracked and dry hands during the colder months, so I appreciate an effective way to drench them in some moisturizer when I need to.

While I wouldn’t recommend this ointment for a daily hand moisturizer per se, it would be great to lather up your hands and throw some socks over them at night when you sleep. (I used to do this as a kid and it worked like a charm!)

Overall I give this Solimo Healing Ointment from Amazon a 👍.

Here’s the Solimo product Emily tried:

1. Solimo Morning Fresh Facial Cleanser

hand holding a bottle of orange bead facial cleanser

Price | $2.99

At first, I was a little concerned as I’ve read the environmental harm that micro-plastics can cause—specifically the beads that were used in the original formulation of the name-brand version of this face wash. However, I was happy to read that the Solimo wash is Polyethylene-bead free and uses non-plastic cellulose beads instead!

hand rubbing fingers together with soap suds next to bottle of Solimo facial cleanser

The Amazon face cleanser is nearly identical to the Clean & Clear counterpart – which happened to be almost twice the cost! It has the same invigorating citrus smell and works into a sudsy lather. It really feels like it cleans deeply just like the name brand.

As a bonus, I even experienced a mild cooling & tingling sensation, which I love, that will be sure to wake anyone up first thing in the morning. ☀️

Overall, she gives the Solimo Morning Fresh Cleanser from Amazon two thumbs up 👍👍.

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About the writer:

Sara is a self-taught blogger & photographer and brings 9+ years of experience to her craft. Her work has been featured in numerous esteemed publications, spanning building, travel, and fashion. Beyond her creative pursuits, Sara’s primary mission is to empower others to embrace a toxic-free & sustainable lifestyle.

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Comments 28

  1. Mary

    I haven’t tried any of their beauty products but I use their trash bags and they are great! I have been reordering them I like them so much. I want to try more products 🙂

    • jess m

      agreed, we also love their trash bags! what a savings!!!

    • Sara

      Great to know! Thanks for sharing with us, Mary and Jess!

    • Jennifer

      Yes! The only bags I’ve used that don’t tear.

    • C

      Their trash bags are the best! I’ve ordered it a couple of times already.

  2. Karen

    I’ve tried the k cups and find them just as good as green mountain.

    • Sara

      That’s great to hear, thanks for sharing, Karen!

  3. Lauren

    Only product of theirs that I haven’t liked so far is the toilet paper. Will have to try the trash bags. Thanks for the recommendation!

    • Sara

      Great to hear that, Lauren! Thanks so much for sharing.

  4. weigella

    At first, I thought this was an April fool’s joke by the first picture on the post. LOL.

    • Sara

      No April Fools here! But we did post some fun ones today on the site if you want to check them out! 🙂

  5. tiredday

    The Solimo drink mix individual packets were yucky!!

  6. tiredday

    I also did not care for their ground bags of coffee. Too weak. No flavor.

    • Sara

      Bummer! Sorry to hear it didn’t work out for you, tiredday!

  7. toshakelly

    Love their ziplock bag equivalents!! I can’t tell the difference between solimo and ziplock!

    • Sara

      That’s great to hear, toshakelly! Thanks for sharing with us!

  8. Stormygirl

    LOVE THIS! Please continue to try more products!! I have got the gallon zip plastic bags. They are the same quality as the name brands

    • Sara

      So glad you enjoyed this post, stormygirl! Thanks for sharing your experience with us too – have a great day!

  9. MrsG

    We’ve tried the trash bags, grapefruit face wash, and free and clear fabric softener and have loved all three!

    • Sara

      That’s so great to hear, MrsG! Thanks so much for sharing with us!

  10. llaura256

    I have alot of thier Amazon brand beauty products and love em. And not that this matters that much but I thought that the makeup remover was a dupe for neutragena not clinique…but maybe I’m wrong.lol

  11. Candy M

    I tried the Solimo brand of Aveeno body wash & love it. Thank You for all your reviews.

  12. Jerry

    The Solimo 5 blade motion sphere razor for men is such a great deal! You get the razor Handle plus 16 blades for under $20

  13. Andrew G Spinoso

    Pretty Soon All our products will be from Amazon and Jeff Bezos will own every newspaper, television channel, and commercial product.
    Should we give him all the Nobel Prizes too?

  14. Marian

    Are the Solomon products made in the USA?

  15. Marian

    Sorry……Solimo products

    • Rosalind Spigel

      I wish the labels on the decaf coffee would be a different color than the regular. I buy the coffee for a senior facility and the printing is hard for them to see.It is time consuming to print a big black D on 100 pods.

  16. Miriam C

    I love the Solimo FLUSHABLE WIPES – fragrance free, etc etc – BUT it is impossible to pull out one at a time! does anyone have a hack for this please? needs to work with one-hand, that’s the whole point.

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