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Perfect Cleanser

Perfect Cleanser

Nutri-Active Cleansing & Nourishing Balm

Regular price $57.00
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 | 125ml
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With MSM, Zinc Glycine, Vitamin E, Omegas 3, 6, 9 & Prebiotics

A nourishing cleansing balm, rich in youth-boosting vitamins, minerals, prebiotics, essential fatty acids and natural emollients to deeply cleanse, decongest, soothe and restore moisture levels. Once combined with water, this nutrient-rich balm becomes a light milk that penetrates deeply and lifts away pore-blocking impurities to leave your skin feeling thoroughly clean, comfortable and soft. Formulated with OSKIA’s unique dual approach and signature MSM Regen complex.

Best for

Combination/dry, sensitive skin. All skin ages. A wonderful cleanser for colder months.

Key benefits

  • Purifies and deeply cleanses.
  • Removes all makeup.
  • Rejuvenates.
  • Protects skin’s ecosystem from harmful bacteria.
  • Replenishes and restores the lipid barrier for softness and increased elasticity for optimum comfort.
  • Turns into a toning milk on contact with water to wash away impurities.

Key actives

MSM, the most bio-available form of sulphur, supports collagen production and keeps skin strong, supple and porous.

Rosehip Seed oil encourages cellular synthesis and collagen production.

Vitamin E protects against free-radicals.

Sweet Almond Oil (rich in Vitamins B & E), boost general skin health, deeply nourishes and helps relieve dry or irritated skin.

Gentle Coconut cleanses and removes impurities.

A special bio-available Zinc-Glycine Mineral Complex purifies, supports healing, soothes irritation and reduces redness.

Prebiotic Oligosaccharide, extracted from Chicory Root, protects the skin’s ecosystem by preventing the growth of harmful bacteria.

PhytosterolsTriglycerides and Omegas-3, 6 and 9, (from Kukui nut oilShea ButterJojoba and Sesame seed oil) boost lipid content and repair the skin’s barrier function to restore softness and elasticity

Awards & press

Best Balm Cleanser - Glamour Power List 2018 (Nominated)

Best Cleanser for 30 year old's. Daily Mail. 2016

Smell and feel

A smooth balm that turns into a white milk when added to water. Washes off well without leaving a greasy residue, but does leave your skin feeling well nourished and supple. Scented with OSKIA's signature Rose-Lychee perfume (Ecocert certified).

How to use

Gently massage using damp fingers onto face and neck avoiding eye area. Add a little warm water to form a milk and rinse or remove using a clean muslin cloth if desired. Once combined with water, this nutrient-rich balm becomes a light milk that penetrates deeply and lifts away pore-blocking impurities to leave your skin feeling thoroughly clean, comfortable and soft. Suitable for all skin types, particularly mature, dry or hormonal skin. CAUTION: Avoid eye contact. If eye contact occurs, rinse well with warm water.

Ingredients

Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil, Glycerin, Decyl Oleate, Sesamum Indicum (Sesame) Seed Oil, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Glyceryl Dibehenate, Glyceryl Stearate, Glyceryl Cocoate, Tribehenin, Coco Glucoside, Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil, Sucrose Tetrastearate Triacetate, Glyceryl Behenate, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Aqua (Water), Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Zinc Glycinate, Calendula Officinalis Flower Oil, Alpha-Glucan Oligosaccharide, Dimethyl Sulfone (MSM), Tocopherol (Vitamin E), Rosa Canina (Rose Hip) Seed Oil, Aleurites Moluccana (Kukui) Seed Oil, Inulin, Dehydroacetic Acid, Benzyl Alcohol, Pelargonium Graveolens (Geranium) Oil, Vitis Vinifera (White Cognac) Oil, Citronellol, Geraniol, Linalool, Citral. *Organically certified ingredient ** Component of natural essential oils Natural Ingredients, Store in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight.

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Intentional Nutrients

  • MSM

    Our founding mineral and the most bio-available form of sulphur, it is used in over 140 components in the body, including collagen, keratin, glutathione production and is a wonderful anti-inflammatory. Proven reduction of fine lines, helps conditions from acne and eczema to leaky gut syndrome, damaged joints, arthritis, osteoporosis and psoriasis.

  • Vitamin B3 (Niacinamide)

    Improves skin hydration, elasticity, barrier function and skin tone. Improves skin health by reducing inflammation, minimizing pore size and addressing issues like acne and hyperpigmentation. It works by Increasing epidermal production of ceramides and also skin barrier layer proteins and their precursors (keratin, involucrin, filaggrin), leading to improved barrier function and pore reduction. Reduces water loss by 24% in 4 weeks, boosts fatty acid and ceramides by 67% and 34% respectively; stimulates new fibroblasts by 20% and collagen secretion by 54%; inhibits pigmentation by 68%.

  • Omegas 3, 6 & 9

    Essential Fatty Acids that boost lipid content and aid repair of the skin’s barrier function, protecting delicate skin and increasing hydration to increase softness and elasticity.

  • Phytosterol

    Phytosterols

    Plant-derived compounds with moisturizing, anti-inflammatory, barrier-enhancing, antioxidant, collagen-stimulating and wound-healing properties. Used to effectively repair the lipid barrier and protect the NMF whilst stimulating collagen production contributing to skin firmness and elasticity.

  • Prebiotic Alpha-Glucan Oligosaccharide

    OSKIA use a powerful, patented, prebiotic complex, a combination of Inulin (from Chicory Root) and Alpha-Glucan Oligosaccharide (from natural sugars), proven to help maintain and support the skin's natural microflora by stimulating our beneficial microflora to the disadvantage to the hostile organism (targeted feeding) and maintaining the skin conditions necessary for the growth of useful organisms.

  • Retinol (Vitamin A)

    A powerful anti-ageing ingredient that helps to reduce the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, and age spots. It stimulates collagen production helping improve skin elasticity and firmness. It’s also effective at unclogging pores, reducing acne breakouts and improving overall skin texture. The king/queen of all skincare actives. There are a number of retinol and retinoid derivatives that we use.

     

  • Vitamin C

    Vitamin C

    A potent antioxidant & brightener with proven ability to stimulate collagen production. There are many forms of Vitamin C each with different properties. It is a potent antioxidant & brightener with proven ability to stimulate collagen production and in some cases reduce melanin production. The primary structure of collagen consists of three protein strands that wind together in a triple helix. The three amino acids in collagen are glycine, proline, and hydroxyproline. Vitamin C is important in the structure of collagen because the amino acid hyroxyproline cannot be created without the oxygen from Vitamin C. Major Vitamin C deficiency results in scurvy where there is a lack of collagen in the body.

  • Vitamin E

    With anti-oxidant and calming properties, Vitamin E is beneficial in helping prevent the signs of premature ageing through protecting the skin from environmental pollution, protecting against UV radiation and powerful anti-inflammatory action.

  • Vitamin F

    Vitamin F

    A combination of 2 essential fatty acids, linoleic acid (omega-6) and alpha-linolenic acid (omega-3), crucial for maintaining healthy skin, hair, and nails. Excellent moisturizing, hydrating, anti-inflammatory and anti-ageing properties.

  • Vitamin K

    Vitamin K

    Known for its wound healing and anti-inflammatory properties, used topically to help reduce bruising and improve the appearance of post-surgery or post-injury skin. Evens skin tone and reduces discolouration and dark circles by strengthening damaged and broken capillaries.

  • Zinc-Glycine Complex

    A super skin mineral. Supports production of collagen and elastin, helps reduce oil secretion and oxidative stress. A critical factor in the healing process and DNA synthesis. Absorption of Zinc is increased by grafting it onto Glycine, the smallest amino-acid, to aid penetration. For acne prone skin, its magic lies in anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties, and its ability to regulates the production of oil, excess sebum and male hormones, as well as regulate the production of keratinocytes, again helping to keep pores clear.

  • Calcium

    Known to support skin membrane strength and aid cellular functions as well as regulate the passage of nutrients in and out of skin cell walls. This nutrient regulates sebum production to maintain skin hydration.

  • Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride

    An ester derived from coconut oil and glycerin, used as an emollient in creams, oils and lotions that promotes penetration. Known for it's moisturizing properties as well as ability to improve texture and spreadability of products. Typically well-tolerated by most skin types, including sensitive and oily skin. It is non-comedogenic, meaning it is unlikely to clog pores or cause breakouts.

  • Copper

    A trace element recognised for its excellent wound healing capability, enhancing action of antioxidants and stimulating collagen production, contributing to skin firmness and elasticity. It also has anti-inflammatory properties, which can help soothe irritated or inflamed skin.

  • Manganese

    Manganese

    A trace mineral with collagen synthesising and hydrating properties. Supports collagen production, contributes to wound healing, and aids in the skin's natural antioxidant defence. Plays a role in maintaining skinelasticity and firmness by assisting in the formation of collagen fibres.

  • Vitamin B5 (Panthenol)

    An excellent skin softener and conditioner providing suppleness and hydration to irritated skin or dry hair. Stimulates skin cellular proliferation and help tissue repair. It also protects the skin against sunburn and acts as a humectant, holding water within the product or attracting water from the environment.

  • Potassium

    Used to help regulate hydration levels, support cellular function, soothe the skin and promote a balanced pH. Helps calm irritation and contributes to overall skin health.

  • Selenium

    An essential trace mineral required by the human body with antioxidant properties to protect cells against free radical damage. Supports antioxidant enzymes that help neutralize free radicals which can cause premature ageing and damage to the skin.

  • Shea Butter

    A rich nut butter, rich in Vitamin D, F and Omega's 3, 6 & 9. Traditionally used all over the world to nourish and protect skin. Helps improve suppleness, increase moisturisation and improve the appearance of irritated skin. Contains Allantoin, a wonderful anti-inflammatory, which justify its traditional healing use.

  • Trytophan

    Tryptophan

    An essential amino acid not commonly used topically in skincare products, but has wonderful hydration and anti-oxidant properties. Its influence on mood, sleep, and overall health can indirectly impact the skin positively. A healthy, stress-free lifestyle that supports tryptophan intake through diet can contribute to better skin health.

  • Vitamin B6

    Wide-ranging physiological functions but particularly known for anti-inflammatory properties.

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What the press have to say

"This nourishing balm is rich in youth-boosting vitamins A and E, Omegas 3 and 6, prebiotics, MSM and natural emollients to deeply cleanse, decongest and restore moisture levels. Highly effective." Daily Mail

"Almond, sesame seed oils, vitamins & minerals purify and rejuvenate, leaving your face cleansed and nourished". INSTYLE

FAQs

Who is this product recommended for?

Anyone who wants to nourish and gently but deeply cleanse. Ideal for all skin types and ages but particularly brilliant for dry or mature skin. Great for removing make-up with a muslin cloth. Top tip: great for sensitized skin to re-build acid mantle/protective barrier.

Is this product suitable for vegans?

Yes, this product is vegan-friendly.

Does this product contain parabens?

This product is FREE FROM any artificial chemicals, fragrances, preservative, colorants, petrochemicals, phthalates, DEA, TEA, sulphates or parabens.

Does OSKIA test on animals?

We are 100% against animal cruelty. OSKIA does not conduct or commission animal testing on any of its products or ingredients, or by way of any of our laboratories or suppliers. Animal testing for cosmetics is illegal in the European Union since 2009 and additional laws were adopted in the UK in 2012.

Is this product gluten free?

Yes, this product is free from gluten and all traces of gluten.

Can this product be used during pregnancy?

The entire OSKIA range is suitable to use during pregnancy apart from our Retinoid Sleep Serums, Lactoferrin+ & Vitamin E Bath Oil. OSKIA is a natural skincare range and we use a very small quantity of organic essential oils in our products to give them a very light but lovely fragrance. As the organic essential oils are in very small quantities, they are perfectly safe to use during this very special time. For your peace of mind, if thinking of trying any of our supplements, please do consult your General Practitioner first.

Once I open this product how long can I use it for?

This product’s shelf life is 9 months after opening.