Wednesday, 15 February 2017

MV Organics 9 Oil Cleansing Tonic…A Multitasking Dream

MV Organics is an Australian brand that has created a beautiful all natural range of skincare with something to suit all skin types, including the most sensitive. They have piqued my interest for a while as I like their simple approach to skincare, based on the principle of using less ingredients but in higher, more active concentrations. So when I had the opportunity to try this oil I jumped at the chance, thanks to a fellow IG friend @isabellabeautyandhealth! Now onto the review….

This somewhat tiny bottle is what skincare dreams are made of. It harnesses the most beautiful scent and is a powerhouse in cleansing and making skin glow! Don’t let the size put you off, although only 65ml it does last a while and only needs to be used 2-3 times a week to reap the results. I love to use this in many ways and find it an excellent multitasker, completely justifying the £57.50 price tag in my opinion!

The organic blend of ingredients including camellia oil, avocado oil, and essential oils of lavender, bitter orange, rosewood and geranium produces a delightful scent which I find most comforting and relaxing. It really lifts my spirits at the end of a long day and gives an ‘ahhh’ moment every time!

I like to use this as a secondary cleanser so that the oils make direct contact with my skin and soak up the goodness. I massage in around 7 drops for around 1-2 minutes to stimulate the skin and I really like to take time to breathe in the scent. I then leave on my skin for a few minutes as a mini mask while I take a shower or brush my teeth. Instead of completely wiping/rinsing it off I compress a hot flannel over my face and leave it there for around 10 seconds (this is what the brand recommends to do) then repeat that process around 2-3 times. I love that you don’t have to remove this completely, meaning I don’t have to worry so much about ensuring every little bit is gone from my skin. The end result is that my skin is soft, smooth and glowing!

Another of my favourite ways to use this is as an overnight treatment when my skin is ‘playing up’. The product is actually aimed at oily and congested skin and is packed with anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant rich plant and essential oils, which I find incredibly effective and particularly good for when your skin is feeling stressed. Using around 2-3 drops really kicks skin into action and I can guarantee that by morning my skin will be looking better. Smaller spots will have reduced or even disappeared and bigger spots look and feel less angry. This stuff is seriously amazing and is excellent at balancing the skin.

Despite the high price tag I will be repurchasing this time and time again. It fits in well with my routine and isn't like anything I own. I love that it is portable and ideal for travel, meaning it can accompany me wherever I go! I honestly cannot rave about this enough!

Like with anything I would recommend carrying out a patch test if you are someone who can be sensitive to essential oils. I too have sensitive skin and have had no problems with this but I think that’s down to the high quality ingredients that this brand uses.

Camellia (Camellia Oleifera) Oil*, Avocado (Persea Gratissima) Oil*, Infused Centella (Centella Asiatica Extract) Oil, Vitamin E – non GM (Tocopherol), Rosemary (Rosmarinus Officinalis) Extract*. With essential Oils of: Bitter Orange, Lavender, Geranium, Sandalwood, Rosewood and Carrot Seed. *Organically Grown

Have you tried this oil or anything from MV Organics?

Thanks for reading xx

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