Calming Chamomile Facial Elixir Review

 

Along with the Mocha Body Butter, Rebecca from Wash The Day Away also sent me a bottle of Calming Chamomile Facial Elixir to review. One look at the ingredients told me that I was in for a treat!

Ingredients (provided on the product page)- “Macadamia Nut Oil Infused with Organic Burdock Root, Jojoba Oil, Castor Oil, Grapefruit Seed Extract (Natural Preservative and Anti-oxidant), Vitamin E (Natural Preservative and Anti-oxidant), Organic or Wildcrafted Pure essential oils of German Chamomile, Lemon, Rosemary, Red Thyme.”

The preliminary report that I created in the Cosmetics Database gives this product a low hazard score of 1. There are no ingredients with hazard scores above a 3.

Some great things about this product:

1.It’s free of parabens, sulfates, retinyl palmitate, and fragrance.

2. It contains organic ingredients.

3. The small glass bottle and dropper can easily be reused, and Rebecca also allows and encourages her customers to return their empty containers. She takes out the price of the container, the cost of shipping, and allows them to subtract this from a future order. How neat is that?!

Product Description(provided on the product page)- “Calming Chamomile Facial Elixir helps balance problem skin. The combination of organic pure essential oils provides an antiseptic, antibacterial formulation that calms skin, reducing redness and inflammation. It also normalizes dry areas,regenerates cells, and stimulates circulation. Most may be apprehensive in using an oil/elixir for acne problems, but this treatment works by adding moisture while extracting impurities in the body through the skin. I use this myself whenever I have a rare bout of acne, and usually after using 2-3 nights in a row, my skin looks great.”

Price$6.50 for a .50 oz. bottle with dropper and $12.75 for a 1 oz. bottle with dropper.

Performance– The directions suggest massaging 3 to 7 drops of this elixir into freshly cleansed skin, but that’s not quite how I’ve been using it. Since this product contains castor oil, which is a cleansing oil, I decided to use it in place of my current cream cleanser. I’ve been splashing my face a few times with warm water, massaging a few drops of this product into my skin, draping a hot wet bath cloth over my face for a few minutes, splashing my face with cool water, and then gently patting my skin dry with a towel. Call it a variation of the oil cleansing method. Afterwards I’ve either been moisturizing with a couple drops of argan oil or aloe vera lotion. The moisturizing step probably isn’t a necessary one, because the chamomile elixir consistently leaves my skin feeling soft and hydrated on its own. I guess it’s mostly done out of habit. Regardless, my skin looks fantastic and I might just be done with cream cleansers altogether, or at least temporarily. This product is a real winner!

Scent– It’s an invigorating scent that’s reminiscent of thyme and is actually quite nice to inhale.

Rating– 10/10. I have no complaints.

Would I purchase this item again? Yes, yes, yes!

*Product was provided by Wash the Day Away. Opinions were provided by me. 

 

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by Dawn Grimes


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