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Tuesday, 11 August 2015

Botanicals Rose & Camellia Cleansing Melt.

I have quite the obsession with cleansing balms. I think they are probably my most hoarded beauty product. I have had Botanicals Rose & Camellia Cleansing Melt in my stash for a while, so my review is long over due.
Botanicals are a brand that I have a huge amount of respect for. Their aim is simple, to produce products as close to nature as possible, and they do this very well indeed. I always feel that they make very high quality products at very affordable prices. There is always the peace of mind that Botanicals are certified by the Soil Association. 
Rose & Camellia Cleansing Melt has a slightly softer texture than many balms. It has a rich and concentrated formula, despite it's simple ingredient list. Botanicals use a base of shea butter, virgin coconut oil, which makes it feel so luxurious. The full ingredients list is on the website, and you can read that here. A pea sized amount really is all that is needed as a little goes such a long way. It melts easily on contact with the skin, but doesn't become so fluid that it gets everywhere. I love spending a few moments massaging this into my skin and then using a hot flannel to take it off.
 The cleansing melt suits my dry skin type perfectly, for those with combination or oilier skin types there is a Mandarin & Chamomile version too. It dissolves and gently lifts makeup and just leaves my skin bright and healthy looking. My skin feels thoroughly nourished after using this. What more could a girl ask for?
I absolutely love the Rose & Camellia Cleansing Melt and can't recommend it highly enough, I will be very sad when I finish my jar. The facial serum is wonderful too and is also on my wish list.


  1. Sounds nice Karen :-)....always wanted to try this brand as I see lots of great reviews from the UK blogging community. x

  2. It's lovely. THey are certainly a much loved British brand x

  3. I tried a mini of this last month and loved it - such a nice texture and scent! x

    Evelyn @ We Were Raised By Wolves

  4. This looks so nice and Botanicals make such lovely textured products x

  5. I love Botanicals, there is so much I want to try from them x

  6. This sounds teriffic. I've never tried anything from Botanicals but I love their simple approach to formulating and this blend in particular with rose and Camellia. I have a bit of a thing for balms too ;). Tx