As I'm sure you all know by now, Elemis is my favourite skin care brand. I love every single one of their products I've tried and their moisturisers are a must have on my bedside table. However, my all time favourite Elemis product would definitely be their Pro-Collagen cleansing balm - I've been using it for a couple of years now and it's the best cleanser I've ever used, hands down. It melts makeup of f my skin in a matter of seconds, feels like an at-home facial every time I use it and it leaves my skin feeling super soft and hydrated. I'm obsessed basically. With this being said, you can imagine my excitement when a delivery of the new Elemis Nourishing Omega-rish cleansing oil* arrived at my door. Being such a big fan of the cleansing balm, I was very excited to see if their new oil would be just as good!
The first thing I have to mention is the packaging as that's the first thing I look at when trying out a new product. I really like that it comes in a bottle with a pump - it makes it so easy and fuss free to use which is perfect for those mornings when I'm in a rush. As with all Elemis products, the bottle itself is very simple - clear(ideal as you can see how much you've got left) with the Elemis branding and name of the product on the front. When it comes to packaging, simple and sleek is always best in my opinion.
Now on to the product itself. I've been using it for a couple of weeks now and I have to say, I'm absolutely in love with it and it's definitely become a joint favourite alongside my beloved cleansing balm. I'd say they're actually very similar in how they work and how they leave my skin feeling, they just have different textures. The cleansing oil is obviously a thin consistency compared to a thick balm but just like the balm, it melts away my makeup with ease and when combined with water, turns into a milky lotion. I start by applying it straight from the bottle and massaging it into my skin to remove my makeup before combining it with water to wash it off with a face cloth. This is exactly the same way I use the cleansing balm but because the oil is thinner and not as heavy, I find it perfect for morning use.
In terms of ingredients, it's blended with over 90% natural oils including Winter Rose oil which is rich in omega 9 and helps to calm and nourish the skin. It also contains Chia Seed oil which is rich in omega-3 and again helps to nourish the skin. Finally, they've also added Pomegranate Extract, a rich source of Vitamin C to help detoxify and boost collagen. Basically, it's full of good stuff that's gentle and kind to the skin leaving it feeling nourished and looking clear and radiant.
This has definitely become one of my favourite cleansers and it's definitely going to be my go-to, especially for mornings. This along with the cleansing balm for the evenings are the perfect cleansing combo. Elemis, you've done it again.
Do you like the sound of this cleanser?!