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Twinkle Apothecary

Makeup Remover + Cleansing Oil ✨

$ 6.99 $ 9.99

This ultra lightweight skin-clearing blend of jojoba and watermelon seed oil is perfect for cleansing and removing makeup.

Oil cleansing effectively cleanses your skin without disrupting your skin's pH balance, meaning: your skin doesn't fall for the typical cycle of being too dry and tight, then too oily. It stays balanced and healthy.

Love multitasking products? You can also use this oil cleanser as a moisturizing serum!

Wildcrafted jojoba oil, virgin kalahari melon seed oil, non-gmo tocopherol oil (vitamin E,) essential oils of roman chamomile, (organic) ylang-ylang, (organic) and geranium

  • Wildcrafted jojoba oil: Jojoba oil is a liquid wax similar in texture to the natural oils produced by our skin. It provides lightweight moisture that doesn't clog pores.
  • Virgin kalahari melon seed oil: A lightweight and fast-absorbing oil that has slightly astringent properties. It penetrates deeply to help unclog pores while moisturizing and firming skin. Rich in skin-repairing and anti-inflammatory omega 6 and 9 fatty acids and antioxidant rich vitamins A, C, and E. 
  • Tocopherol oil (Vitamin-E): Vitamin E tocopherols, derived from 100% non-GMO sunflower seeds, extend the shelf life of the other oils in our formulations due to their high levels of free-radical fighting antioxidants. These free-radical fighting antioxidants also help repair and nourish your skin!
  • Essential oils: Chamomile, ylang-ylang, and geranium essential oils soothe, balance oil production, and leave your skin looking radiant. They also add an incredible floral fragrance. 

Oil cleanse: Massage a generous amount into dry skin. Wipe off with a warm, damp washcloth.

Stick to your routine: Follow with toning mist and facial oil.

Multitask: Makeup remover + cleansing oil can also be used as your facial oil!

Double cleanse: This can also be used as a first cleansing step to remove makeup before using one of the Twinkle Apothecary powder cleansers or masks. 

    How does oil cleansing work? 

    Oil cleansing works by dissolving dirt and oil buildup in the pores.

    It's balancing for all skin types because it doesn't disrupt the skin's pH levels. Foaming cleansers and soaps are too alkaline, and strip the skin of its naturally protective oil, creating an inhospitable environment for the good bacteria that live on your skin (the microbiome.) This also causes transepidermal water loss and leaves your skin vulnerable to harmful pathogens, causing overly sensitive, reactive, inflamed skin prone to premature aging. 

    Oil cleansing effectively removes the dirt and old oil building up in your pores without damaging the delicate skin barrier layer. 

    I'm too lazy for a skincare routine. Can I just use this and be done with it? 

    You can do whatever you want, but you will see better results if you tone and moisturize after cleansing. Toning helps re-balance the skin's pH to protect the microbiome, (even though oil cleansing doesn't disrupt the skin's pH, rinsing with alkaline tap water does!) and moisturizing with a facial oil helps repair the skin barrier and prevent water loss. 

    I have another question! 

    Scroll down and click on the button that says "Ask a Question." You'll receive a response here ASAP! 

    For members of our Patreon community, this item is re-fillable in the OKC studio for 20% off the retail price. 

    If you're not a member, please consider taking advantage of the large, 8 oz refill bottle option for more savings long-term! 

    Handmade

    Crafted drop-by-drop in the Twinkle Apothecary studio, ensuring that every bottle contains the perfect blend of science, love, and twinkle magic.

    Sustainable

    Everything is thoughtfully packaged in reusable, recyclable, or biodegradable packaging, with bulk options available for at-home refills.

    Vegan

    Always 100% plant based, PETA-approved vegan & cruelty-free. Our products contain no animal products or by-products, and no harm throughout the supply chain.

    Makeup Remover + Cleansing Oil ✨

    $ 6.99 $ 9.99

    General FAQs

    • Shipping times

      All orders ship within 1-5 business days. Most orders ship within 3 business days. Check the announcement banner at the top of the page to see what's shipping today!

    • Return policy

      All sales are final. Please start with a sample if you're not sure how this product will work for you. If your order arrives damaged, please email stefanie@twinkleapothecary.com ASAP for replacement options.

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    • Skincare Questions

      I designed each product in the Twinkle Apothecary skincare collection to balance and heal all skin, no matter the "type." You can't go wrong, but always try a sample first just in case! Please read the full product details for all the information you need to know to make a purchasing decision.

      I recommend everyone start with the Travel Skincare Set ($69) to get a generous sample of a complete Twinkle routine. (Cleanse, tone, moisturize.) Once you have a regular skincare routine in place, you can expand your collection by exploring the large Skincare Sets ($129) targeted to individual skin types.

      Please understand that I do not offer individualized skincare consultations or advice. If you have concerns about your skin or using any of my natural products, consult a medical doctor.


      If you have questions about this product, please scroll down and click on the button that says "Ask a Question." You'll receive a response here ASAP!

      If you'd like to pick my brain or get feedback on your routine, consider joining my Patreon community for a weekly Q&A!

    • Contact Twinkle

      If you have questions about this product, please scroll down and click on the button that says "Ask a question." I will respond here ASAP.

      Please email stefanie@twinkleapothecary.com for other inquires. No phone calls, please.

      Note that I do not conduct business over social media and I do not provide individualized skincare consultations or medical advice.

      Contact your doctor if you have questions about using essential oils, or any of my natural products, especially if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, or have an otherwise compromised immune system. 

      Clik to join the Twinkle Apothecary Patreon community for a weekly Q&A session!

    Customer Reviews

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    Shelly K.
    Team Cleansing Oil!

    I was initially skeptical of using oil as a facial cleanser. I loved all the other products that I’ve purchased, so I decided to take a chance. Now I am definitely on team Cleansing Oil! My face feels very clean and it doesn’t dry out my face like other face washes. I also love the feel and smell of the product. The 8oz bottle generally lasts me around 5 months, so it is worth the cost!

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    Johna N
    Fresh and Efficient

    Having oily skin, I never thought I could love an oil product as much as I love and use this one. I use the double oil cleansing method (toning mist in between) and this oil is perfect for removing my makeup and clearing my pores while keeping my face moisturized. Especially in winter months, my skin can't get enough.

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    Tonya Swim
    Amazing!!!

    I love the feel of this during my cleansing and after! The combination with my facial oil (acne) and toner. My skin looks soooo good!

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    Anna L.
    Not only does the cleansing

    Not only does the cleansing oil not strip my skin it leaves my face more moisturized. I use it with the calming cleansing grains and I love it.

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    Rachel B.
    This oil is awesome! Not

    This oil is awesome! Not only does it smell great, my skin has been super soft since using it. I was hesitant about washing my face with an oil, though now I can't imagine washing my face with anything else!