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

LeeGeeHaam Life Pure Cleansing Oil

the claim The LeeGeeHaam 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 E. Essential fatty acids

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. Benton Tea Tree Cleansing Water is designed to combine cleansing and tea tree treatment in order to ease the inconvenience of those who separately wash their faces

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 Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil, comprising approximately 70% Linoleic Acid (Omega

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 involves cleaning your face twice before proceeding with the remainder of your skincare routine. The first cleanse should be oil based as this is a gentle, ideal and efficient way of removing dirt, makeup, bacteria and layers of sunscreen. This flushes away the majority of the impurities whilst the second cleanse goes

Banila Co. Clean It Zero

the claim The Clean It Zero is said to have a lightweight, soft, sorbet-like formula to provide quick and easy one-step cleansing, whisking away pore-clogging impurities without irritating skin. Suitable for all skin types and able to perfectly remove even heavy, tenacious makeup with the mild cleansing ingredients of papaya extract.   the science The Banila Co. cleansing balm uses