Melting Moment Cleansing Balm

Hydrating balm-to-oil cleanser
90g / 3.17 fl oz
Rated 4.9 out of 5
Based on 352 reviews
$65.00
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This luxurious balm-to-oil waterless formula combines nourishing actives and antioxidants including native Australian Wild Orange Leaf Extract, Sandalwood Seed Oil and Grapeseed Oil which leave skin hydrated, soft and radiant – never stripped, tight or dry.

  • Removes makeup, SPF, dirt and pollution
  • Waterless formulation doesn't disrupt the skin's delicate pH
  • Leaves skin soft and luminous 
  • Non-stripping  
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Helps With

Dryness & Dehydration
Makeup & SPF Removal
Oiliness & Shine
Sensitive

Suited to

Suitable for all skin types including oily and sensitive skin

Good to Know

  • Vegan
  • Cruelty-free
  • Made with locally sourced botanicals
  • Formulated without parabens, SLS and SLES, petrolatum, phthalates, mineral oils, artificial colourss.
  • Made with love in Australia
  • Made from 30% PCR
  • FSC Cardboard Carton
  • 100% recyclable
Details
  • Nourishing balm-to-oil formula 
  • Melts away makeup, SPF, dirt and pollution
  • The waterless formulation does not disrupt the skin's delicate pH 
  • Maintains and supports your skin’s barrier function
  • Combines actives and antioxidants 
  • Non-stripping 
  • Grapeseed Oil and Bisabolol calm and soothe the skin 
  • Scented with a bespoke blend of natural and subtle citrus with Tangerine, Orange, Ylang Ylang, Yuzu and Vanilla
  • Formulated with natural pigments from Iron Oxides and Curcumin (Turmeric). Colour variations may occur when exposed to sunlight. This does not affect the integrity of the product.
How to Use
How often: Daily
How much: Grape-size

Apply to dry skin, gently massaging in circular motions. Rinse off using warm water or a damp cotton cloth. Repeat twice if required and follow with your usual serums or moisturiser.  

Pro Tip: leave on clean skin for up to 10 minutes as a nourishing mask.

Ingredients
Australian Wild Orange Leaf Extract 

Native to inland Australia and rich in Phyto-Compounds including; Amino Acids to increase skin barrier function and Benzoic Acid and Phenolics which are high in antioxidants and promote skin cell renewal. 

Grapeseed Oil 

This Vitamin E rich oil is known for its anti-inflammatory properties; helping to calm stressed skin. It is rich in antioxidants which can assist in protecting the skin from free radical damage. 

Australian Sandalwood Seed Oil 

Rich in Ximenynic Acid, one of the rarest fatty acids in the plant world, this luxe natural oil is anti-inflammatory, increases micro-circulation and reduces excess sebum. 

Bisabolol 

Extracted from Chamomile, Bisabolol is rich in Panthenol (Pro-Vitamin B5) and works to deeply hydrate the skin, reduce moisture loss and assist with reducing redness and irritation.

Formulated without these ingredients and more 

Parabens, Sulphates SLS and SLES, Phthalates, Mineral Oils, Formaldehydes, Formaldehyde-releasing agents, Coal Tar, Hydroquinone, Triclosan, and Triclocarban.

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Real Results

 

100% of participants agreed it removed all traces of makeup and SPF

100% of participants skin didn’t feel stripped or tight after using

95% of participants skin felt softer or smoother after using the balm

95% of participants skin felt softer, more hydrated or more nourished after using it as a mask

*7-day trial with 23 participants

How to Use

Begin with clean dry hands 

Step 1. Take a grape-sized amount of Melting Moment Cleansing Balm and massage over the face, neck and décolletage in upward circular movements. It can be used around the delicate eye area and eyelashes if wearing eye makeup.

Step 2. Add warm water to emulsify the formulation and continue to massage in gentle circular movements.

Step 3. Rinse off with a warm damp face cloth (Alpha-H’s cotton cloths are perfect). Pat skin dry. If desired, follow with a second cleanse.

(Optional) Step 4: Leave Melting Moment Cleansing Balm on for 10 minutes for a deeply hydrating mask.

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Customer Reviews
average rating 4.9 out of 5
Based on 352 reviews
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352 Reviews
Reviewed by Nisha P.
Verified Buyer
I recommend this product
Age Range
35 - 44
Skin Type
Normal
Skin Concerns
  • Fine Lines & Wrinkles
  • Uneven Texture
Rated 5 out of 5
Review posted

The best oil cleanser I’ve tried so far

It just melts all the makeup and leaves no oily residue at all. Love it! 5 stars ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

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Reviewed by Georgia P.
Verified Buyer
I recommend this product
Age Range
25 - 34
Skin Type
Normal
Rated 5 out of 5
Review posted

My non negotiable

Total game changer for makeup removal. Smells amazing, feels amazing, skin loves it. Just try it. You won't regret it.

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Reviewed by Angela S.
Verified Buyer
I recommend this product
Age Range
45 - 54
Skin Type
Dry
Skin Concerns
  • Dryness
  • Fine Lines & Wrinkles
Rated 5 out of 5
Review posted

Cleansing balm

Love the cleansing balm! Leaves my skin soft and hydrated.

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Reviewed by Melanie
Verified Buyer
I don't recommend this product
Age Range
35 - 44
Skin Type
Combination
Skin Concerns
  • Blocked Pores
  • Blemishes & Breakouts
Rated 1 out of 5
Review posted

Seriously overrated

This is an absolute joke for the price. The first time I used it I had to double cleanse with it and even then it did not even come close to removing the eyeliner from my lids, even with a damp cloth and hard work trying to remove it. I had to do a third cleanse with my usual balm and it took off the eyeliner with ease. The second time I used this I was wearing only light mascara and it struggled to remove that, I went over my eyes with a cotton ball soaked in micellar water after the cleanse and it picked up lots of leftover mascara. I previously used a far cheaper cleaning balm that is less then half the price for a larger tub, and it actually works unlike this balm! So I will be going back to that. Seriously disappointed.

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Reviewed by Lyndsay H.
Verified Reviewer
I recommend this product
Rated 5 out of 5
Review posted

Great cleanser!

I tried this new cleansing balm I found it great and my skin was glowing abd radiant. I usually use elemis balm, but found this better my skin looks younger and helped my oily skin

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