This luxurious, multi-tasking cleanser deeply cleans the skin, dissolving makeup, pollution and impurities, while fatty acids help restore the skin's natural moisture. Designed to counteract the ageing effects of everyday living, this full spectrum skin-beautifying formulation is packed with antioxidants, nutrients and vitamins to deliver unparalleled performance in cleansing, removing impurities and hydration.
Emma Lewisham’s Illuminating Oil Cleanser harnesses the superpowers of neuropeptide Bulgarian Lavender, which gently exfoliates dead skin cells, revealing radiant, illuminated skin. This unique pH balanced formulation preserves natural moisture while Vitamin E superheroes - Organic Chia, Rosehip and Macadamia - help remove impurities and environmental pollutants, helping improve from the signs of aging.
On contact with water this luxurious oil transforms into a milky emulsion, ensuring a residue-free finish. Cleansing is directly correlated to anti-aging benefits and is a fundamental building block to overall skin health. Bathe your complexion in our scientifically proven, green-tech formulation for incomparable beautifying benefits.
Best for: dullness • ageing • dehydrated skin • detoxifying
Natural Actives Include - Triple Vitamin E • Fatty acids
100% Natural - Vegan - Cruelty Free - Safe for pregnancy and breastfeeding - Refillable + Recyclable - Commercially compostable packaging
Emma Lewisham believes that you shouldn’t have to compromise between having natural formulations and ones that actually work. Therefore they uniquely commission independent laboratories to perform in vivo (on people) and in vitro (in the laboratory) testing to ensure their products are scientifically proven to give you results.
Scientific studies have found Camellia seed oil to be a:
- High source of unsaturated fatty acids, polyphenols and vitamins. These extracts contain bioactive compounds such as flavonoid and tannin. Major components have been shown to have antioxidative activities*.
*Feás, et al. 2013. Triacylglyceride, Antioxidant and Antimicrobial Features of Virgin Camellia oleifera, C. reticulata and C. sasanqua Oils. Molecules. 2013; 18, 4573-4587.
Active Ingredients • Vegan • Cruelty Free • 100% Natural
100% natural, Emma Lewisham’s Illuminating Oil Cleanser contains high performing active ingredients for unparalleled performance in cleansing and hydration.
Emma Lewisham uses everything you need and nothing you don't, with every ingredient working hard to deliver you results. Their formulations are packed with the highest number of science-backed, synergistic and cutting-edge ingredients from around the globe, to ensure they deliver the highest performing natural products available.
All ingredients are safe to use while pregnant and breastfeeding.
Free from - Parabens & Phenoxyethanols • Artificial Preservatives • Sodium-Laurel-Sulfate (SLS) • Artificial Fragrances • Phthalates • Fillers
Skin Heroes: Scientific & Efficacious
Neroli Absolute - Draws out makeup, impurities and environmental pollutants from the skin that if left untouched can cause signs of aging.
Damask Rose (Vitamin C) - Containing Vitamin C and an array of other minerals and antioxidants, Rose oil soothes and moisturises the skin, while it’s antibacterial properties reduces redness and inflammation.
Kalahari Melon (Vitamin E) - Powerfully hydrating and regenerating, Kalahari Melon has a high content of essential fatty acids (50% to 70% linoleic acid) and Vitamin E which contribute to the skins integrity of cell walls and the suppleness and beauty of the skin.
EWG ratings in brackets (1 = low, 10 = high).
Organic Helianthus annuus (Sunflower) seed oil (1) • Olea europaea (Olive) fruit oil (1) • Caprylic/capric triglyceride (1) • Organic Camellia oleifera (Camellia) seed oil (1) • Organic Ricinus communis (Castor) seed oil (1) • Polyglyceryl-2 sesquioleate (1) • Polyglyceryl-2 caprylate (1) • Organic Simmondsia chinensis (Jojoba) seed oil (1) • Organic Salvia hispanica (Chia) seed oil (1) • Carica papaya (Papaya) seed oil (1) • Citrus aurantium amara (Neroli) peel oil (4) • Lavandula angustifolia (Lavender) oil (1) • Jasminum officinale (Jasmine) flower oil (4) • Rosa damascena (Damask Rose) flower oil (3) • Rosmarinus officinalis (Rosemary) leaf extract (1) • Citrullus lanatus (Kalahari Melon) seed oil (1) • Organic Prunus armeniaca (Apricot) kernel oil (1) • Organic Vitis vinifera (Grape) seed oil (1) • Tocopheryl acetate (2) • Calendula officinalis (Calendula) flower extract (1) • Organic Macadamia ternifolia (Macadamia) seed oil (1) • Organic Oenothera biennis (Evening Primrose) oil (1) • Organic Rosa canina (Rosehip) fruit oil (1) • Terminalia ferdinandiana (Kakadu Plum) seed oil (1) • Citrus grandis (Grapefruit) peel oil (1) • Organic Persea gratissima (Avocado) oil (1) • Parfum (100% natural fragrance) • Citral (3) • Citronellol (3) • Geraniol (3) • Limonene (4) • Linalool (3)
100% of Emma Lewisham ingredients are natural, naturally derived or nature-identical.
36% of this formulation is made from organic ingredients.
All Emma Lewisham products are Toitu Climate Positive certified PAS 2050 and are designed to be circular - both world first benchmarks in beauty. Through their global circularity programme, the ‘Emma Lewisham Beauty Circle’, Emma Lewisham takes back all of their used packaging to be refilled or recycled.
Carbon number: 1.33 kgCO2e/100ml. This means that the carbon dioxide emitted during the production of their Illuminating Oil Cleanser equates to the carbon dioxide responsible for approximately 0.4 litres of Arctic sea ice loss.
Emma Lewisham’s Illuminating Oil Cleanser bottle is made from frosted glass with a plastic cap and pump, created from imported virgin materials. It is circularly designed to be refilled many times before returning it to Emma Lewisham through the ‘Emma Lewisham Beauty Circle’ initiative where it will be sterilised and refilled.
The Illuminating Oil Cleanser box is 100% recyclable. Printed on environmentally responsible PEFC certified paper and printed using oil free, vegetable based inks with water based coatings, our boxes will biodegrade.
Massage 1-2 pumps onto dry skin for 45 seconds to dissolve makeup, pollution and impurities. Add water to create a luxurious, milk fluid, massage for a further 20 seconds. Rinse thoroughly with lukewarm water, Emma Lewisham recommends using a natural muslin cloth. Follow with serums/ creams/ oils. Use daily morning and night.
All Emma Lewisham products are developed to be used together, head over to their Routines page for their step by step recommendations.
While Emma Lewisham’s formulations are 100% naturally derived and nature identical, they recommend doing a patch test or consulting your medical practitioner before using any new skincare product, particularly if you have sensitive skin or allergies.