PALOMA OF THE HIGH DESERT | Cleansing + Massage Facial Cleanser

$4400

Description

This cleansing and facial massage oil was named after Paloma the woman-dove to evoke the pure, gentle, compassionate, and peace-loving nature of the desert nymph. It is a lightweight, smooth, quenching oil that offers luxurious slip and glide among the seductive aromas of geranium, rose, palmarosa, and pomegranate. You may use Paloma as your face cleanser and makeup remover, but also as a facial massage oil and even as a leave-on hydrating and plumping face oil (applied on cleansed skin). This oil cleanser doesn't contain surfactants and is meant to be removed with a warm moist cloth, or washed off with a foaming or gel cleanser such as Marshmallow Face Cleanser.

Ingredients

Simmondsia chinensis (jojoba) seed esters*, Plukenetia volubilis (sacha inchi) seed oil*, Citrullus lanatus (Kalahari melon) seed oil†, organic Punica granatum (pomegranate) seed oil, Adansonia digitata (baobab) seed oil†, organic Solanum lycopersicum (tomato) seed oil, Opuntia ficus indica (prickly pear) seed oil* or †, Pelargonium graveolens (geranium) absolute†, Pelargonium roseum (geranium rose) oil*, Rosa centifolia or damascena (rose) absolute, Citrus aurantium (petitgrain) absolute or oil*, Cymbopogon martinii (palmarosa) oil†.

*Certified organic.†Responsibly wildcrafted.

How to use

Shake the bottle briefly, then dispense 4 to 6 pumps of the oil into the palms of your hands. Press into dry skin and gently massage using upward and outward circular motions to remove makeup and impurities, and to boost circulation. Add more oil as needed for a smooth glide. Follow with a warm, wet facial towel to massage the skin and remove the oil.

You may then use a foaming cleanser as your second cleanse if desired. Alternatively, Paloma may be used as a massage oil applied on clean and damp or dry skin, or as a leave-on hydrating face oil.

Key Ingredient

Kalahari melon oil

This oil is extracted from the seeds of wild melons from the Kalahari desert in southern Africa. We love the cooling, light, moisturizing feel of this oil and find it absorbs promptly and thoroughly, adding a level of hydration during a cleanse. We like to support oil producers in this part of Africa because through our demand for their offerings, we are able to contribute to the livelihood of people in geographic regions with limited economic opportunity.