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Spiezia Organics Facial Cleanser

October 22, 2009

A herbal cleansing oil formulated for deep cleansing, leaving skin soft and smooth.

“The wonderfully pure ingredients mean the cleanser can be left on the skin and used as a deep cleansing face mask and equally the power of the natural ingredients budge even waterproof makeup.”

  • Certified Organic by the Organic Soil Association
  • 100% organic
  • No harsh surfactants
  • Dissolves even waterproof makeup
  • Can be used as a face deep cleansing face mask and as a cleanser

I’d had my eye on this product for a while after discovering the oil cleansing method (using oils to remove dirt and oil from skin rather than water based lotions). I held off buying it because it’s quite expensive and I wasn’t sure if it would suit my skin.

This product is really suited to my skin type – cleansing often leaves it feeling tight and a bit sore. Ingredients like coconut oil and jojoba oil make it silky rather than gloopy and oily.

I only needed to use a pea size amount of this cleanser, which was enough to cover my whole face! I left it on for a couple of minutes, then removed it with a flannel/face scrubbie rinsed in warm water. During the leave on time, my skin soaked in some of the oils, which left it extremely soft afterwards – but for this reason I wouldn’t necessarily recommend it for oily skin types.

Another things to note about this cleanser is that it smells divine – very herbal, a little bit like pesto. It’s scented with eucalyptus, clary sage, clove, chamomile and calendula. Although it has a relatively strong smell, I had no problems using it to remove my eye makeup and it’s so gentle I think it’s well suited to sensitive skin.

This is one of the first Spiezia Organics products I’ve tried and I have to say I’m a convert! The balance of organic ingredient content, price and quantity needed for each application make this an excellent value for money product.


  • Pros: Very gentle on sensitive skin
  • Cons: Quite alot of money to spend if you aren’t sure whether it’s going to suit your skin


Cocus nucifera (coconut) oil, buxus chinensis (jojoba) oil, sesamum indicum (sesame) seed oil, olea euopaea (extra virgin olive) oil, cera alba (beeswax), triticum vulgare (wheatgerm) oil, calendula officinalis (calendula) flower extract, chamomilla recutita (german chamomile flower) extract, eucalyptus globosus (eucalyptus) essential oil, eugenia carophyllus (clove) bud essential oil, anthemis nobilis (roman chamomile) flower essential oil, salvia sclarea (clary sage) leaf essential oil, citrus x paradisi (grapefruit seed) extract, *eugenol, *isoeugenol, *linalool, *limonene. *natural occurring constituents of 100% organic essential oils.


  • Matt on October 22, 2009

    If you fancy trying out Spiezia’s organic facial products then check out their website – you can get their Floral Skin Toner free when you spend £25!

  • sab on November 8, 2009

    if you want something cheaper but alike, try coconut oil ! it’s a bit messier since it melts in contact with the skin , but it’s very good as a make up remover and hair conditioning also :D i also love spiezia soaps, god they are goooood !

  • Gemma on November 8, 2009

    Thanks for the tip, I will give that a go. I love their products too, my next Spiezia purchase will be the marigold sugar scrub!

  • jane Highfield on April 14, 2011

    Marigold sugar scrub is most excellent, you need a small walnut size amount for the whole body! unbelievable! but true. ( wet the skin first or a little oil in the hand with the product) and after showering off I was left with such silky skin I didn’t even need to moisturise,

  • Gemma Garner on April 15, 2011

    Sounds lovely! I need to buy some soon :)

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