Transform Your Skincare Routine With Province Apothecary Moisturizing Oil Cleanser

Are you looking for a skincare product that will give you beautiful radiant skin and that’s also good for the planet? Using a hydrating cleansing oil made with essential oils is a great start. You will love the Province Apothecary Moisturizing Oil Cleanser in our Spring Limited Edition Beauty Box. This cleanser is made with 100% active plant ingredients that are meant to clean your face leaving it smooth and rejuvenated. Find out why Province Apothecary is recommended by Naturopaths and how you can transform your skincare routine this Moisturizing Cleanser and Makeup Remover.


How did Province Apothecary get its start?

After struggling with allergies and eczema all her life, Julie Clark began crafting natural, organic beauty products out of her kitchen. Despite her busy schedule as a costume designer and stylist, Julie found herself drawn to holistic skincare, using her time off to experiment with oils, waxes and herbs- all in pursuit of the perfect skin care regime. In 2010, Julie began studying Aromatherapy, Holistic Health and Esthetics in Toronto. Here she formed the foundation of her skincare expertise, experimenting with raw materials and natural ingredients. As a certified holistic esthetician and aromatherapist, Julie remains committed to innovation, sustainability, and skin care of the highest, organic quality.  While PA has long outgrown the kitchen, Julie’s devotion to fresh, seasonal, and organic beauty continues


What inspired you create a skincare line with essential oils?

Our products are made from the highest quality certified organic ingredients and are always free from: petroleum, parabens, synthetic fragrances and ingredients, endocrine disruptors, carcinogens, dyes, alcohol, solvents, pesticides, genetically modified organisms (GMOs), palm oil or derivatives, cosmetic grade ingredients and toxins of any kind.  Essential oils have so many beneficial and healing properties! Our founder, Julie Clark is certified holistic esthetician and aromatherapist and understands the power of aromatherapy!  Aromatherapy is a holistic healing treatment that uses natural plant extracts to promote health and well-being to body, mind, and spirit. 


How important are essential oils to beauty and wellness?

Essential oils have SO many benefits & healing properties and why we use them in our products.  In our Moisturizing Oil Cleanser + Makeup Remover we’ve combined the following:

Raspberry Oil stimulates cell turnover, rejuvenating skin. Bergamot Oil clears congestion. Frankincense tones the skin. Lavender heals blemishes and works as a restorative. Our cleanser helps your skin stay nourished, balanced, and healthy.


What’s the difference between an oil-based cleaner and a traditional cleanser?

Oil cleansing is an ancient technique used to effectively wash the skin. We prefer oil cleansing because it won’t dry out your skin like soap does, and it re-balances your skins oil production. Soap affects the natural PH of your skin, which is normally acidic, and strips the skin of its natural oils. This makes the skin work harder to re-balance itself, causing it to produce more sebum (oil) to moisturize and bring its PH level up. This will lead to more oily and congested skin. 

Oil cleansing will create harmony with the skin and is great for all skin types. If you are naturally oily, don't be afraid! Oil cleansing will re-balance your skin so that there is no over production of sebum throughout the day. Alternatively, if you have dry skin, it will allow further production of oil to occur. Dry skin is lacking oil - dehydrated skin is lacking water. 

We recommend using a damp wash cloth, towel or cotton pads to remove your oil cleanser. This ensures all of the oil is gently removed from your skin. If oil is left behind after cleansing, you will not feel clean and clarified. Remove all of your oil cleanser from the skin before applying remaining skincare products. Oil cleansing can be done once or twice a day - preferably in the evening. 


What are the key ingredients in the Moisturizing Oil Cleanser + Makeup Remover?

Sunflower Seed Oil*, Jojoba oil*, Avocado oil*, Evening Primrose oil*, Raspberry Seed oil*, GMO-free Vitamin E, Rosemary leaf extract, and therapeutic essential oils of Bergamot, Lavender*, Frankincense* and Petitgrain. *Certified organic ingredient.

Our Bergamot is Bergamotene-free (not photo-toxic).


What are the benefits of these key ingredients? 

Avocado Oil | A rich, viscous carrier oil that deeply penetrates the skin to fight dryness, dullness and dehydration. 

Raspberry Seed Oil | Very high in linoleic acid, a fatty acid found to be lacking in the sebum of acneic skin, the oil also works to smooth and replenish the skin's moisture barrier. 

Jojoba Oil | Naturally cleanses and regenerates the skin with its hydrating and clarifying properties.  Can also help treat - Acne • Eczema • Inflammation 

High in antioxidants and vitamins A, E and omega-3, this cleanser keeps skin well hydrated.


Will the Moisturizing Oil Cleanser + Makeup Remover clog your pores?

NO!  The blend of pure plant oils won’t clog pores, dry out skin or cause irritation, making it ideal for all skin types including acne-prone. Use daily to thoroughly remove dirt, make-up, and pollution without disrupting the natural pH of your skin. 


Is this for all skin types?

YES, including dry, sensitive, combination, normal, ad blemish-prone. 


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What other products from Province Apothecary can you suggest to use with the Moisturizing Oil Cleanser + Makeup Remover?

For best results, follow with Province Apothecary Toner and one of our hydrating serums (REJUVENATING + HYDRATING FACE SERUM or CLEAR SKIN ADVANCED FACE SERUM) and/or NOURISHING + REVITALIZING MOISTURIZER.


What’s next for Province Apothecary?

We are committed to innovation, sustainability, and products of highest quality & effective ingredients.  We gather so much inspiration from my clients, the weather, seasons, current events & trends. We’ve recently launched our Face Masks (REGENERATING EXFOLIATOR + RESURFACING MASK & DETOXIFYING + CLARIFYING CLAY MASK) in new compostable pouches, making them both good for your skin and good for the planet!  And we are hoping to create sunscreen for summer 2021!


Those who get the Spring Limited Edition Box will get a Moisturizing Oil Cleanser + Makeup Remover. What is the one thing you want women to know?

Our Moisturizing Cleanser + Makeup Remover is perfect for all!  Our mission is to create pure, effective products that benefit even the most sensitive complexions so that you can feel beautiful in your skin!  

Completely oil based with SO many benefits. It contains avocado, jojoba, raspberry seed, lavender, evening primrose oil and more. These hydrating oils remove make up & excess oil, restoring your skin’s natural radiance while gently cleansing without over-drying your skin or destroying its natural pH. Raspberry Oil stimulates cell turnover, rejuvenating skin. Bergamot Oil clears congestion. Frankincense tones the skin. Lavender heals blemishes and works as a restorative. Our cleanser helps your skin stay nourished, balanced, and healthy.  


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