The Body Shop Camomile Sumptuous Cleansing Butter

the claim The The Body Shop Camomile Sumptuous Cleansing Butter claims to be a luxurious way to remove all makeup while purifying, cleansing and refreshing the skin for a silky soft finish. Suitable for sensitive skin.     the science Represented at the highest concentration in a relatively short formula of 14 ingredients is Ethylhexyl Palmitate, a mineral oil replacement

J.Estina Crystalline Cleansing Balm

the claim The J.Estina Crystalline Cleansing Balm is said to be a melting balm type cleanser that contains tourmaline to cleanly remove heavy makeup leaving moisturized crystal skin.     the science Represented at the highest concentration in the balm is Cetyl Ethylhexanoate, an oily liquid that functions as an emollient to defend against dryness. It also enhances the spreadability

Roccoco Botanicals Brand Review – Part I

the brand Jacine Greenwood is a cosmetic chemist and the founder of Australian brand, Roccoco Botanicals. Her vision was to create a safe, plant based range of products that manage skin without the risk of acne breakouts or allergic reactions. The brand philosophy dismisses skin peeling for acne treatment, claiming this causes stress and inflammation, reducing the integrity of the

Dr. Ceuracle Life Pure Cleansing Oil

the claim Rebranded from Leegeehaam, the Dr. Ceuracle Life Pure Cleansing Oil is formulated with sunflower seed oil. It claims to gently and effectively melt away makeup and impurities, leaving skin clean and refreshed.     the science Dominating the formula is Sunflower Seed Oil, a well absorbed, light weight oil without residue and rich in linoleic acid and Vitamin

Benton Tea Tree Cleansing Water

the claim The Benton Tea Tree Cleansing Water is naturally-derived and said to give a refreshing and calming effect on tired skin while mildly cleansing. The product revitalizes irritated, stressed-out skin with redness and helps to ease acne.     the science Tee Tree Oil  is an essential oil with a fresh camphor scent derived from the Melaleuca alternifolia tree,

Klairs Gentle Black Deep Cleansing Oil

the claim The Klairs Gentle Black Deep Cleansing Oil is easily washable and allows mild yet effective cleansing of dirt and makeup without causing any trouble or irritation. It also maintains skin moisture after cleansing.     the science Taking on the role of spotlight ingredients in the formulation, both Blackcurrant Seed Oil and Black Soybean Oil are anti-inflammatory agents,

Simple Hydrating Cleansing Oil

the claim The Simple Kind To Skin Hydrating Cleansing Oil is made of pure grape-seed oil and enriched with vitamin A and E to dissolve impurities and remove make up, leaving your skin deeply clean and well hydrated.     the science The key ingredient in the formulation is Grape Seed Oil, comprising approximately 70% Linoleic Acid (Omega 6), 16%

nu’trir Nourishing Cleansing Oil

the claim The nu’trir Nourishing Cleansing Oil claims to be a botanical and antioxidant rich oil based cleanser that removes makeup, impurities and dead skin cells leaving skin feeling hydrated and nourished. It aids cell renewal with gentle exfoliation and provides anti-ageing properties with an antioxidant rich formulation.     the science A good oil cleanser removes makeup, sunscreen, impurities

Trilogy Make-Up Be Gone Cleansing Balm

the claim The Trilogy Make-Up Be Gone Cleansing Balm claims to remove foundation, mascara and lipstick (long-wear and waterproof) like nothing else. It melts on contact with warm skin, dissolving impurities and leaving your face perfectly cleansed, supple and silky-smooth.   the science The star ingredients in the formula are highlighted on the jar label, namely, Coconut Oil, Mango Butter

Double Cleansing

the theory As the name suggests, double cleansing is the Korean process of cleaning your face twice before layering the remainder of your evening skincare. The first cleanse flushes away the majority of oil based impurities including pollutants, makeup, sebum, bacteria and layers of sunscreen. The second picks up what the first misses and also effectively removes perspiration, cell debris