Cucurbita pepo (Pumpkin) seed oil, Simmondsia chinensis (Jojoba) oil, Adansonia digitata (Baobab) oil, Sesamum indicum (Sesame) seed oil, Helianthus annuus (Sunflower) and Rosmarinus officinalis (Rosemary) leaf extract.
Ingredients 100% certified organic. Vegan. Palm oil free.
Suits all skin types, including sensitive and oily skins. Essential oil free.
This is one of Mokosh' multi-purpose products, functioning both as a makeup remover and an oil cleanser. Oil cleansing is probably the gentlest way you can cleanse your skin - the oil is massaged over the skin, dissolving impurities that collect on the surface and in sebaceous gland openings. It gently and efficiently removes makeup, dirt, impurities and excess oil from the skin.
This is a carefully formulated blend of pumpkin seed, jojoba, baobab and sesame oils, and is deeply coloured due to its high beta-carotene (pro-vitamin A) concentration. It is also rich in the antioxidant vitamin E and the omega-6 fatty acid, linoleic acid, bringing potent anti-oxidant, anti-inflammatory and healing benefits to the skin. The high linoleic acid content helps restore the skin barrier, normalise sebum and reduce pore size in oily and acne-prone skin. .
For makeup removal, use a cotton face pad, avoiding entry of the product into eyes. For oil cleansing, use a full pump of product and gently massage over the face for a few minutes, then remove by pressing a warm water-rinsed flannel onto the skin. Rinse the flannel in warm water and repeat until the oil is present at a comfortable level. Follow with Face Cleansing Powder if desired, then Pure Hydrosol Toner and a moisturiser of your choice. For external use only. Avoid contact with eyes.
Mokosh was founded in 2006 by Dr Marion O’Leary, a former veterinarian, pathologist and medical scientist. ‘A series of events led me to look at the ingredients used in skin care products. The more I researched, the more concerned I became about the long-term health effects of exposure to widely used ingredients. In particular, some of the common preservatives, which are added to virtually all products, may be absorbed into the body with potentially harmful effects. Other synthetic ingredients like emulsifiers are routinely added to moisturisers - these are detergent-like molecules that can interfere with the skin’s barrier function, and most are derived from environmentally-damaging palm oil. I decided there had to be a better way, and that it was time to reinvent the way we use skin care.’
A few years later she started working with Jayne Bland who introduced her to the ancient Indian science of Ayurveda, which inspired and influenced how they formulated Mokosh products.
Mokosh products have been formulated using the latest scientific research to select botanical ingredients rich in nutrients known to support skin health, combined with knowledge from the ancient Indian science of Ayurveda. The products are designed to work in tandem with the body’s healing and regenerative systems. Users find that their skin responds with enhanced resilience, vibrance and health, revealing its own unique natural beauty.
In today’s fast-changing, consumer-based world, it has never been more important to be conscious of the humanitarian and environmental impact of what we consume. At Mokosh, they embrace the following:
FAIR TRADE INGREDIENTS
They use fair trade shea butter, cacao butter, coconut oil and coconut flour in their products. Buying fair trade means producers receive a higher price, ensure better working conditions, fair pay for women and children, and a higher chance of access to education.
Mokosh donate regularly to social and environmental causes. Over the years they have supported The Orangutan Project, Amnesty International, The Red Cross and The Thin Green Line Foundation. Currently they are supporting One Girl, whose mission is to educate girls in Africa.
PALM OIL FREE
No palm oil or palm oil derivatives have ever been used in Mokosh products. Mokosh is accredited Palm Oil Free with Palm Oil Investigations and certified palm oil free with Orangutan Alliance.
None of their products and none of their ingredients are tested on animals. Mokosh has cruelty free accreditation with Choose Cruelty Free.
Their products are packaged in recyclable glass and paper.