The Cleansing Oil

$74
Suitable for all skin types, this pH-balanced oil cleanser is specially formulated to deeply cleanse and hydrate without disrupting the skin's essential protective acid mantle.
  • Handmade in Australia
  • 100% Botanical & Organic Ingredients
  • 100mℓ
Made with a blend of natural purifying plant oils inherently high in Vitamin A, B, omega fatty acids and with antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, and antioxidant properties.
 
Offering a fresh, sweet, citrus scent of essential oils, this careful curation of premium botanicals cleanses without unbalancing the skin or leaving an oily residue. The Harlo daily oil cleansing ritual also serves as a suitable gentle skin exfoliating practice. 

Why cleanse with oil...
Your skin is comprised of a protective film of natural oils & amino acids called the acid mantle. This is your skin's own fighting shield, protecting its cells against bacteria and pollution whilst keeping the important things, like moisture, in. The acid mantle has an acidic pH of around 5.5 and, when dismantled by aqueous-based alkaline washes, soaps, or cleansers, the skin becomes vulnerable and open to inflammation, allergies, and even bacteria. This daily damage takes time to repair, between 15 minutes to 14 hours depending largely on the product.
 
When these conventional cleansers strip the skin from its natural oils, the body, thinking it’s being deprived, produces more to rebalance it, causing adverse results for people who suffer from problematic, oily skin.
 
Harlo’s oil cleanser contains no soap or water – meaning no cheap fillers, emulsifiers, or preservatives and no pH concerns, keeping your natural acid mantle intact, always. When massaged into the skin the cleansing oils bind to surface impurities breaking up congestion at the source, without clogging your pores, leaving your skin clean, plump, and supple.

 

Directions:
Massage a generous amount gently over skin and wipe with a warm, damp, soft cloth or cotton pads. Follow with a natural moisturiser.

Ingredients: 
Organic Baobab Oil, Organic Hemp Oil, Grapeseed oil, Rosehip Oil, Prickly Pear Oil, Organic Blackberry Oil, Organic Frankincense Oil, Rosemary Oleoresin, Limonene*, Linalool*
*Component of essential oil

No Fillers
No Synthetic Ingredients
No Palm Oil
No Water
No Wax
Vegan- Friendly Certified™
pH Balanced
Allergy Certified®
Cruelty- Free Certified™ 
Australian Certified Toxic Free®
Stored in Indefinitely Recyclable Premium Biophotonic Glass
Labelled locally with ISO14001 EMS accredited paper
Packaged in reused and biodegradable packaging 

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    Maker Profile

    Harlo

    “The act of a botanical skincare ritual provides a short opportunity for us to connect exclusively with nature's nutrients, to touch with intention, gratitude, and hopefully, just a little self-love.” –Tarmaine Hales, Founder

    DEFINED CONCENTRATED CARE

    Raw, clean & synthetic-free
    The Ħarlo collection is carefully curated using organic, raw ingredients. Our oils are never heated, ensuring the highest concentration of nutrients. Our botanical formulations offer diverse properties, textures, and absorbency levels, specially blended to complement and enhance one another. Comedogenic and absorbency ratings for each oil and its application are carefully considered ensuring an effective and nutritious long-term skincare regime. Filler-free - we offer unique filler-free formulations, meaning no water, infusions, gels, or extracts, which can often account for 40-80% of volume in conventional products. The absence of these cheap fillers offers an opportunity to omit synthetic preservatives and unnecessary emulsifiers, resulting in highly concentrated botanical care.

    Palm oil-free
    The increase in demand for palm oil is resulting in the deforestation of 300 football fields every hour. The Ħarlo collection is proudly palm oil and palm oil derivative-free.

    Wax free
    Waxes, natural or otherwise, have occlusive properties which increase moisture levels in the skin by locking them in. Waxes are also often a go-to modifier and assist with form and consistency in creams. The built-up barrier of wax, over time, can often lead to adverse results by preventing beneficial oils and butters from penetrating the skin, which is why we choose to leave them out.

    pH balanced & soap-free
    The skin comprises of a protective film of natural oils & amino acids called the acid mantle. This is the skin's own fighting shield, protecting its cells against bacteria and pollution whilst keeping the important things, like moisture, in. The acid mantle has an acidic pH of around 5.5 and, when dismantled by aqueous-based alkaline washes, soaps, or cleansers, the skin becomes vulnerable and open to inflammation, allergies, and even bacteria. This daily damage takes time to repair, between 15 minutes to 14 hours depending largely on the product. When these conventional cleansers strip the skin from its natural oils, the body, thinking it’s being deprived, produces more to rebalance it, causing adverse results for people who suffer from problematic, oily skin. Ħarlo skincare contains no soap or water – meaning no pH concerns, keeping the natural acid mantle intact, always. As ‘natural’ skincare becomes the norm, Ħarlo’s organic advanced formulations propose a filler-free future for botanical skincare. A future without water, infusions, gels, or extracts. Just unique concentrated care, where every single ingredient is natural and nutritious.

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