Wednesday, 2 November 2016

Josh Rosebrook Herbal Infusion Oil

Describe the brand in three words.
Natural. American. White (packaging!)

What type of cleanser is it?
'3-in-1 Oil Cleanser'

Who is it for?

What’s in it?
Olive Oil, Jojoba Oil, Sunflower Oil, Grape Seed Oil, Sesame Oil, Apricot Oil, Almond Oil, Calendula, Slippery Elm, Marshmallow Root, Bilberry, Neem, Alfalfa, Skullcap, Fennel, Chickweed, Ginkgo, Hawthorn Berry, Green Tea, Rosewood Essential Oil, Damask Rose Essential Oil, Rose Geranium Essential Oil

What's not in it?
Mineral oil

Possibly acne/allergy/troubling for some ingredients?
Essential oils

Suitable for pregnancy?

Natural? Organic? Man made? Vegan?
Organic, vegan

Tested on animals in home country/EU/sold in territories that advocate testing?

How does it smell?
Herbal. No pun intended. Nice herbal, not coriander (cilantro) filth.

How do you use it?
Apply to dry skin, massage in thoroughly, remove with warm, damp facecloth. Josh advocates dry cleansing, which is interesting, but would kill me (thank God I'm not dramatic).

First cleanse/second cleanse or AM cleanse?
This is a good cleanser ingredients-wise. I use second cleanse or AM cleanse, getting the full benefit.

Best for winter or summer?

Does it remove waterproof eye makeup?
Yes, but don't waste it on that.

How long did I test it for?
A few months, on and off.

How much is it? /Size
$44.00/£32.50 for 60ml

Works well with?
Anything. It's a cleanser.

What’s the website like?
Good. Lots of info, including ingredients.

How’s the distribution? Available freely or limited?
Limited distribution.

What’s good about it?
This is a lovely organic oil cleanser, that leaves the skin completely calm and soothed. It's anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, anti-microbial and antibacterial and balances oil production, cleans up dirt and brightens the skin. It feels beautiful to use. If you like cleansing, if you like organic, and you like oils, this is bliss.

What’s not so good about it?
It's not the cheapest oil out there for the size, but it's entirely organic, and that doesn't come cheap. Use it as a morning cleanse to wake the skin up, not in the evenings to wash away makeup, it's too good for that.

Would I purchase/repurchase?
Yes. It's lovely.

Do you need it?
If you can afford it, yes. If not, stick with chemist alternatives.

Similar products?
Tata Harper Nourishing Oil Cleanser
MV Organics 9 Oil Cleansing Tonic
Sonya Dakar Buriti Cleanser

Josh Rosebrook Herbal Infusion Oil is £32.50 in the UK from and $44.00 from

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  1. This looks very lovely, thanks for reviewing it Caroline.

  2. Hi caroline just wanted some advice on my routine as to what i should add / remove from it

    AM routine:
    iS clinical cleansing complex
    Bioderma hydrabio rich moisturising

    PM routine:
    Body shop chamomile cleansing butter with warm flannel to remove makeup
    iS clinical cleansing complex as second cleanse
    Nip&fab extreme pads
    Pai rosehip oil
    Bioderma hydrabio rich cream to top it off

    Are these products ok for a 22 year old dehydrated skin ? Prone to clogged pores :(

  3. I have a question for you. How does this balance oil production? I get oily skin but also have very dehydrated skin... and I find the moisturizers and other products for oily skin are too light and drying and yet the ones for dry skin cause a lot of oil production. So there are actually products out there that will help with oil production without going the extreme (i.e. acne cleansers)? If so, I would love to know of others I can try out :)

  4. Hello Caroline. One of my long-standing A Beautiful World favourites is the Indie Lee Facial Oil. It is 100% squalene oil from olives and is a lovely light oil which never irritates my skin when it is going through a sensitive phase. Have you tried it?

  5. I have fallen in love with the MV Organics 9 Oil Cleanser recently. Not cheap either, but so lovely!

    Linda, Libra, Loca: Beauty, Baby and Backpacking

  6. Josh R products are beautiful! I have this oil and on my third bottle of Spritz! The oil is so tiny though I was a little shocked. However if I use on a cotton pad it goes much further or in the usual way... You actually only need a tiny bit. Thanks Caroline we all bloody love you.

  7. Sounds great! I don't think I've ever tried an organic option, I really struggle to find good cleansing oils for my skin, I love their consistency but none of them truly convince me to the point where I want to repurchase them.

  8. Hello! How effective is it for hair? Is it for the ends or scalp too?I have scalp psoriasis and I'm looking for something that will help With flakiness. Nargis x

  9. Dry oil cleansing sounds vile…

  10. I wondered if Caroline, or anyone reading, could help. I'm looking for a makeup remover, "cleaner / greener / natural" whichever is the correct term that is not too expensive. I find a lot of the cleansers I have come under the "too good for makeup removal category" so I'm always at a bit of a loss with what to use. I avoid Coconut Oil, Beeswax and Shea due to acne. I would appreciate any suggestions. Thanks

  11. Caroline, is this similar to Votary cleansing oil? x

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