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What oil/balm to oil cleanser do you use?

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lucysmam Sun 31-May-20 21:28:07

And, do you recommend it?

I'm almost at the end of a cheapy one I picked up in Primark a few weeks before lockdown & have a small No7 hot cloth cleanser to use once that's gone.

I wondered if anyone uses a particularly nice oil cleanser (pref. one that emulsifies with water & definitely don't fancy coconut oil).

My favourite one is Skinfood Black Sugar but thought I might try something new.

Tia smile

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N0tfinished Sun 31-May-20 21:34:29

I like the Hada Labo Gokujun Oil Cleanser. Emulsifies, unscented, very gentle. It's a bit of a bugger to get recently because of CV. I've used a Simple one from Boots, and it was good too. I just preferred the packaging of the Hada Labo one.

ladykuga Sun 31-May-20 21:43:50

DHC Cleansing Oil. Expensive but you only need one pump to dissolve all traces of make up etc.

MsPeachh Sun 31-May-20 21:46:36

The Simple one! I know a lot of people say it smells like cooking oil, but I really don’t mind nor want to spend much money on something that gets washed down the sink after 5 seconds. It emulsifies nicely.

Drogonssmile Sun 31-May-20 21:55:21

Super Facialist Vitamin C + Brighten Skin Renew Cleansing Oil is my new favourite. £10.99 at look fantastic. Emulsifies well and my skin is lovely and hydrated.

ihatethecold Sun 31-May-20 21:56:55

Superfacialist as above. Always on offer from boots or sometimes tkmax or Sainsburys.
It’s very good.

ItsLeviOsanotLeviosA Sun 31-May-20 21:57:51

I just use olive oil. My mum has done the same for years, and she’s now 75 and has lovely skin still.

Blackdoggotmytonguestill Sun 31-May-20 21:59:14

I use the one from Rocky Mountain Soap Co.

justjesting Sun 31-May-20 22:00:51

I use eve lom and have done for years. Pricey but I just love it

BobbinThreadbare123 Sun 31-May-20 22:02:48

I use the Superfacialist one (Boots have got it for six quid atm, and it's often on offer there and in Sainsbury's) or Elemis Superfood cleansing oil. Bit of a price difference but the Elemis one was a present and it has lasted me ages!

Shmithecat2 Sun 31-May-20 22:03:29

Another vote for Superfacialist Vit C cleansing oil £6 on Amazonat the money!!! I prefer it over any other oil or balm, even my Emma Harding Moringa balm.

Petrarkanian Sun 31-May-20 22:04:12

Lyonsleaf Beauty Balm. Love it, all natural and removes all my makeup.

Shmithecat2 Sun 31-May-20 22:04:14

That was meant to say £6 on Amazon at the moment!!! 😳

howsicklyarsekissy Sun 31-May-20 22:11:13

Dr Haushka cleansing milk is really great at tough eye makeup as well. A bottle lasts me at least 6 months

KitKatKit Sun 31-May-20 22:13:01

DHC. It's fab.

LovingLola Sun 31-May-20 22:15:02

Switch between Balance Me, Eve Lom and Elemis.
I get them on Beauty Expert with 3 for 2 and extra 10% off offers

Ponks Sun 31-May-20 22:15:43

Superfacialist, love the smell and always on offer either at Boots or Sainsbury's.
Also like No7 radiant results balm cleanser.

newbienewbie20 Sun 31-May-20 22:17:12

I love the Elemis one for a balm and the Votary one for an oil, both smell like a facial in a pot

CeeCeeEnnEss Sun 31-May-20 22:35:01

DHC or Evolve Beauty, both lovely.

Laquila Sun 31-May-20 22:41:40

The Superfacialist one is my absolute hero product. Love that stuff!!

Karwomannghia Sun 31-May-20 22:45:49

I love the body shop oils of life gel cleanser. It melts on and then turns creamy. I love the feel of it and the smell.

Juanmorebeer Sun 31-May-20 23:01:24

The elemis one is the BEST. Either the original smell or the rose.

I don't really rate the clinique one. It is completely fragrance free but it feels like it doesn't wash off very well.

lucysmam Mon 01-Jun-20 08:36:21

Thank you all! The Superfacialist one seems popular so I'll have a look at that one first and then the others.

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Ponks Mon 01-Jun-20 08:52:26

The original Elemis balm is so heavily fragranced it stings my eyes. The rose version is much less irritating.

lotusbell Mon 01-Jun-20 22:39:24

I liked the fresh citrussy scent of the Superfacialist oil but it didn't do anything special to my skin, I prefer the Elemis one. Balmwise, i like Elemis and Emma Hardy.

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