A superior way to cleanse.
"I've always maintained that cleansing your skin with the correct product in the correct way is THE most important step in any skin health regimen. Over-zealous cleansing or using a product that's too harsh will disrupt the skin's natural microbiome resulting in an array of unwanted skin conditions. On the other hand, not cleansing properly will result in the skin becoming congested and dull.
My intention was to formulate a product that effectively cleanses the skin while supporting the integrity of its natural processes, without the use of harsh surfactants or other unhealthy ingredients. The ‘press + hold + breathe’ cleansing technique outlined below will improve microcirculation within the skin (lymph and blood movement) and assists delivery of anything then topically applied, while creating a beautiful ritual at either end of your day. Get the cleansing step right and everything else will fall into place."
For a limited time the Botanical-11 Oil Cleanse is available in a smaller 30ml size alongside the Anahata Facial Balm Concentrate 15g as part of the Aromatology Duo
Who's it for?
Formulated with a simple yet powerful combination of natural plant oils and extracts that work synergistically to deeply cleanse the skin while keeping the outer barrier calm and balanced, Botanical-11 Oil Cleanse is well suited to ALL skin types and conditions including:
Although it sounds counterintuitive to use if you have an oily skin, the oils within the cleanser will work to dissolve excess oils from the skin, unblocking congested pores.
Starting with dry hands and a dry face (no water is needed at this stage), dispense the Oil Cleanse into the palm of your hand. Using a quantity that allows the oil to glide easily over the skin, massage over your entire face and neck area, including the eyes. Then take a warm facecloth and press against the skin, holding for a few deep breaths, before wiping away any residue.
If removing makeup and/or sunscreen, do a faster first cleanse (just long enough to dissolve all traces of makeup), then repeat with a longer second cleanse as outlined above spending extra time on any areas of congestion or muscle tension to thoroughly and deeply clean the openings of the skin and improve microcirculation in the skin. Follow the cleansing step with your chosen Facial Serum.
The full ingredient list: Calendula flower extract Calendula Officinalis, Sunflower Seed Oil Helianthus annuus, Avocado Oil Persia gratissima, Raspberry Seed Oil Rubus idaeus, Sweet Almond Oil Prunus amygdalus, Vitamin E tocopherols, Essential Oils of: Orange accord — Sweet Orange, Wild Orange, Blood Orange Citrus sinensis, Roman Chamomile Anthemus nobilis, Lavender Lavandula angustifolia, Geranium Pelargoneum x asperum, Frankincense Boswellia sacra.
"I deconstructed this cleanser for two reasons — so it can fit my criteria of staying 100% natural and to leave the activation of the mineral rich clays right up until the moment you apply it to the skin.The gentle polish action of the Jojoba beads teamed with the way clays interact with the skin, allow for the right amount of gentle cell renewal while not compromising the protective outer barrier of the skin. I wanted a product that could be used in multiple ways and suit a wide range of skin conditions. The Mineral Boost Dry Cleanse is a true multifunctional gem!"
PLEASE NOTE: This product is awaiting new glass jar packaging + labelling but in the meantime is housed in 50ml bottles. Pre order now for delivery 27th November.
Who's it for:
Formulated with a simple yet powerful combination of clays, natural plant extracts and Jojoba beads that work synergistically to deeply cleanse, exfoliate, and remineralise your skin, Mineral Boost Dry Cleanse is well suited to the following skin types and conditions:
Cleanse: If you have makeup or sunscreen on the face use the Botanical-11 Oil Cleanse as your first cleanse. Then for the second cleanse, pour 1/2 t of the Mineral Boost Dry Cleanse into the palm of your hand and slowly add water drop by drop, mixing until it reaches a creamy consistency. Press over your face and neck, then wet both hands and massage the skin for about 30 seconds, adding more water as required so the mixture continues to glide effortlessly over the skin. Leave to dry on your skin for a further 1 - 3 minutes before removing with a warm facecloth.
Use anywhere between 1 - 3 x weekly depending on your individual skin needs.
Mask: In a glass bowl, mix 1/2 t Mineral Boost Dry Cleanse with enough purified water to create a creamy texture. Then add 5 drops of Facial Serum No. 01, No. 04, No. 05, or No. 06 — mix and apply evenly over the face.
Use as a mask 1 x weekly.
Spot treatment: Mix a small amount with purified water to create a creamy texture, then add 2 drops of Facial Serum 08 and apply directly over the acne spot or area. Leave for 10 minutes before removing.
Use as required 2 x daily for up to 3 consecutive days on one area.
The full Ingredient list: White and Pink Clay Kaolin, Sandalwood Powder Santalum spicatum, Jojoba Beads Hydrogenated Jojoba Oil, Essential oils of; Geranium Pelargonium graveolens, Sandalwood Santalum paniculatum, Sweet Orange Citrus sinensis.
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