Taking your makeup off at night is so important to ensure your skin stays clear, healthy, and radiant.
However, we know the struggle of getting home after a long day and feeling tempted to ditch your cleansing ritual in favor of your nice comfy bed and your latest Netflix obsession.
We do think though, that when you find the right product, you may actually look forward to your cleansing ritual.
There are loads of products on the market targeted towards removing a full face of make, but unfortunately, many synthetic products are filled with drying ingredients that may get the job done quickly but will put your skin at risk in the long-term.
That “squeaky clean” feeling that leaves your skin feeling tight and dry, means that your natural oils have been stripped free, and your skin barrier may be impaired.
When your skin barrier is impaired, it puts your skin at risk of all sorts of skincare woes from dryness to an increased risk of blemishes.
We want to save you the hassle of potentially damaging your skin when taking your makeup off, by introducing you to our highly effective, yet wonderfully soothing cleansing milk, designed to remove all traces of dirt and makeup while still maintaining your skin’s delicate moisture balance.
Let’s dive in!
Oil-based rather than a soap formula
Our cleansing milk formula is an oil emulsion rather than a liquid soap formula, which is good news for your skin!
It’s free from all harsh and drying surfactants and cleaning agents, and instead, formulated with rich botanical oils to dissolve oil, dirt, and makeup upon contact, without stripping your skin of its natural oils.
Let’s also just bust that old myth that states “oil creates more oil” because this could not be further from the truth!
Sure, the wrong kinds of oils, like mineral oil that clogs up your pores may contribute to increased breakouts, but the right types of antioxidant-rich oils can actually help to clear up your skin, once and for all!
Just two beautiful oils we use in our cleansing milk, include:
Organic Sunflower Seed Oil - To feed your skin with rich phytonutrients (powerful plant compounds) while gently dissolving dirt, make-up and grime.
Organic Rosehip Seed Oil - This has to be one of our all time favorite oils, with one of the highest sources of naturally occurring trans-Retinoic Acid (Vitamin A) that gently speeds cellular turnover resulting in brighter, more luminous skin while improving skin texture, reducing skin pigmentation and minimizing fine lines and wrinkles, all without the common side effects of synthetic retinoids.
We have also included dandelion root, one of our favorite pore-cleansing herbs for a gorgeous, deep-down clean.
Gentle enough for removing eye makeup
Our pH balanced formula makes this one a great choice for using around the eyes, without causing redness, burning or stinging, which is common with many synthetic versions.
Our cleansing milk will remove all traces of eye makeup while infusing this delicate area with a deep dose of hydration!
Lactic acid and willow bark are great for sensitive skin
Our cleansing milk is a wonderful option for even the most sensitive skin. Don’t be fooled by the word “milk” either, this is a completely vegan product!
We have included lactic acid, usually milk-derived, but in this case from botanical sources.
Lactic Acid is an excellent AHA (alpha hydroxy acid) that is well tolerated by sensitive skin and is less harsh than glycolic acid, which can aggravate vulnerable skin.
Lactic acid has the unique ability to provide a thorough exfoliation while simultaneously moisturizing the skin.
We have also included willow bark, to further enhance the exfoliating benefits. Willow bark contains salicylic acid, a natural BHA (beta hydroxy acid) that helps to gently shed dead skin cells, keeping your pores clear and open and your complexion free from breakouts.
Willow bark is also rich in flavonoids, along with minerals, tannins and phenolic acids to rejuvenate the skin and aid in new cell formation.
The result is super smooth and supple skin that never feels tight or dry.
Other key ingredients
Just when you thought it couldn’t possibly get any better, we share even more top notch ingredients with you!
This silky and luxurious milky formula also contains Vitamin E, one of our top antioxidants to neutralize free radicals and to aid in tissue repair.
Panthenol, or B5, is a fantastic moisturizer and humectant, meaning it draws water from the environment into your pores, and it locks it in.
Aloe vera leaf gel provides soothing, hydrating relief, especially if you are suffering from painful blemishes thanks to its anti-inflammatory benefits. It’s also rich in flavonoids to protect against free radical damage.
Last, but certainly not least, we have included a signature blend of essential oils, including Juniper, Lavender, Mandarin, Geranium and Rose Essential Oils, all chosen for their antiseptic, astringent and soothing properties with a calm and relaxing aroma.
How to use for best results
You can apply our cleansing milk directly to a cotton pad and then gently wipe over the skin until all traces of makeup have been removed. Alternatively, you can apply directly to your skin and use your fingertips to massage in gentle, circular motions before wiping off with a cotton pad.
End with a rinse of warm (not hot!) water and pat your skin dry before following up with your serum or moisturizer.
When you add our cleansing milk into your ritual you will not be disappointed!
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