Cheeky Wipes Review – Reusable Wet Wipes

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Back in 2016 I finally made the decision to ditch my disposable makeup wipes and find a more sustainable alternative. After a lot of research, I found the perfect alternative.

 

Cheeky Wipes

Cheeky Wipes reusable baby wipes

*Cheeky Wipes is an online company run by Mum, Helen Rankin, she sells a whole range of reusable products including…

 

  • Reusable Baby Wipes
  • Reusable Makeup Wipes
  • Reusable Sanitary Towels
  • Reusable Breast Pads
  • Reusable Toilet Paper (yes, you read that correctly)

 

Check out Helen’s intro video below…

Why Switch to Reusable Wet Wipes?

 

There are lots of reasons why you should consider switching to reusable wet wipes. Here are some of my favourites…

Save Money

 

Before I got my wipes I used to buy the Simple face wipes. They cost around £3.29 (13p each) for a pack of 25. I normally bought one pack a month as I don’t wear makeup every day.

So in a year, I’d spend £39.48 on disposable wipes.

 

I spent £16.95 on the 25 natural bamboo velour wipes and I’m still using those same wipes 3 years later. They are also showing no signs of wear or tear so I imagine they will last me a significant amount of time more.

 

So in one year, I saved £22.53 now that may not sound like a lot but all these little things add up. Add that to the £84 per year saving I made by switching to reusable sanitary towels back in 2015, I’m definitely starting to notice the difference.

 

They’re not the only savings I’ve made by switching to reusable either. I now no longer buy dental floss, disposable plastic razors, or even deodorant.

 

Save the Planet 

 

Unless you have been hiding under a rock these past few months you will have no doubt of seen the recent news reports on wet wipes. Headings such as…

 

Wet Wipe Pollution Changing the Shape of British River Beds

Wet Wipes to Be Eliminated in The UK as Part of Battle Against Plastic Pollution

Parents Furious Over Government Pledge to Eliminate Wet Wipes in UK

 

and that is just a few of the recent articles. Wherever you look at the moment it seems wet wipes are a hot topic and rightly so.

 

“More than 5,000 wet wipes found in an area next to the Thames” The Guardian

 

As well as being harmful to our planet these blockages cost the UK £100m every year! If there was ever a time to make the switch to reusable wet wipes it’s now.

 

“Wet wipes make up 93% of the material causing blockages in sewers” Water UK

reduce plastic waste

Better for You and Your Baby 

 

As the wipes are made from natural materials and rely purely on water and essential oils they make an excellent choice for your skin. No nasty chemicals involved!

Reusable Baby Wipes 

 

The *reusable baby wipes come in a variety of different colours and you can buy different pack sizes, varying from 10 wipes to 40.

 

The majority of the wipes are made from bamboo velour and cotton terry. Bamboo is really absorbent which is what makes these wipes so efficient.  It’s also naturally anti-bacterial.

Cheeky Wipes reusable wet wipes

You can either buy a pack of wipes or buy a washable wipes kit.

How Do They Work? 

 

Cheeky Wipes have put together this video tutorial so you can see exactly how the wipes work…

How Much Do They Cost? 

 

Prices for a pack of wipes start from around £6.50. The whole kits start from around £19.49.

 

I really wish I had known about these reusable wipes when ours were little as I would definitely have used them myself.

reusable wet wipes reduce waste

Reusable Makeup Wipes 

 

I bought my reusable makeup wipes back in 2016 and I still use them to this day. They are really easy to use and I love the fact that I’m no longer throwing away a disposable wipe every time.

 

You can either buy the wipes separately or get one of the *reusable makeup removal kits.

Reusable wet wipes

How Do They Work?

 

The makeup wipes follow the same principle as the wet wipes although you don’t need the wet bags for them.

 

The way I use my wipes is by filling my sink with warm water. I then soak a wipe whilst I apply a little bit of coconut oil to my face. Coconut oil is amazing for removing makeup!

 

I then simply use the wipe to remove my makeup. I have done this every time I have worn makeup over the last 2 years. When I’m done I put the wipe in our dirty basket ready for washing. It’s so simple.

 

Personally, I didn’t buy the round makeup wipes. I bought the square baby wipes and they work really well for your face.

reusable make up wipes zero waste

How Much Do They Cost?

 

Prices for a pack of the makeup wipes start at £6.95. Prices for the reusable makeup removal kits start at £20.95.

So if you are considering making the switch to reusable wet wipes I would highly recommend *Cheeky Wipes
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About Gina Caro

Gina is a content creator and award-winning blogger. Her aim is to help you live a more sustainable & simple life.  Her blog covers zero waste, minimalism, wellbeing & thrift. She currently lives in Cornwall with her partner, two kids and Charles the dog. 

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4 thoughts on “Cheeky Wipes Review – Reusable Wet Wipes”

    1. Hi Jenn,

      Thanks for stopping by. Over the last few years, I’ve made lots of switches to reusable products. I love the fact that I’m not only reducing our household waste but also saving money every year 🙂

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