Ingredients: Rosehip Seed Oil (Rosa moschata), Organic Golden Jojoba Oil (Simmondsia chinensis), Raspberry Seed Oil (Rubus idaeus), Organic Ylang Ylang Essential Oil (Cananga odorata), Geranium Essential Oil (Pelargonium graveolons), Rose Otto Essential Oil (Rosa damascena). Citronellol* Geraniol* Linalool* Benzyl Benzoate* Benzyl Alcohol* Isoeugenol* Eugenol* Limonene* Citral* Farnesol* Benzyl Salicylate* *natural constituents of the essential oils
If there are two things I like using for my skin care, it’s facial oils/serums and rose essential oil. A rose facial oil is thus a perfect choice.
Akamuti Replenishing Rose Facial Oil comes in a generous 50ml bottle with a handy dropper for an easier, more precise and more hygienic use and application.
The one thing that will catch your attention right off the bat when you open Akamuti Replenishing Rose Facial Oil is the scent: so gentle, feminine and heavenly! There’s a barely noticeable Ylang Ylang scent, the rose essential oil is almost subtle, but it’s the geranium essential oil which carriers this lovely scent of Akamuti facial oil.
The facial oil is of a pretty liquid texture. As always, I first use a toner or hydrolate, before applying the facial oil. Only a drop or two are needed. Despite quick absorption properties of rose hip seed and jojoba oil, it takes quite a long time for this oil to be absorbed; for those with dry skin, this oil would absorb faster than it does on my oily – to – combination skin. Due to its longer absorption, I use this oil only as a night treatment.
And what a treatment it is! This is a very nourishing oil, leaving your skin fed with precious skin-beneficial ingredients. The skin truly is rejuvenated, smooth and – as the name of the facial oil suggests – replenished, with a healthy glow.
Akamuti Replenishing Rose Facial Oil, like basically all Akamuti products, contains only a handful of organic, all natural ingredients. Rosehip Seed Oil is rich in essential fatty acids; it promotes cell and tissue regeneration. It is an excellent anti-aging oil, with anti-bacterial properties, and a great oil for oily skin. Jojoba Oil is a sebum identical ingredient, with very moisturizing properties, which smooths and softens the skin. Raspberry Seed Oil is a potent antioxidant with antibacterial and anti-acne properties. Ylang Ylang Essential Oil balances the skin by normalizing sebum production and has anti-irritant and anti-aging properties. Like Jojoba oil and Ylang Ylang, Geranium Essential Oil also balances and regulates oil and sebum, thus being great for oily and acne prone skin, as well as for dry and mature skin. It has anti-inflammatory, astringent and antiseptic properties. Last – but not least – the precious Rose Otto Essential Oil, the best you can offer your skin.
Potentially problematic ingredients? None. None? What about Benzyl Benzoate, Benzyl Alcohol and Benzyl Salicylate? They are naturally occurring constituents of essential oils, but given these ingredients, when synthetic, are quite problematic when added to beauty products and therefore falling under banned or restricted ingredients in EU, they must be listed on ingredients list even when they are only naturally occurring constituents of essential oils.
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My final word? Akamuti Replenishing Rose Facial Oil, while containing ingredients very suitable for oily skin, is a facial oil I would recommend for all skin types – dry, mature, normal, oily and combination, as well as acne-prone. If you’re still unsure whether or not you should try using oils for your face – I would suggest you take a chance on this oil. It contains few, yet precious skin-beneficial ingredients and it is an extremely affordable facial oil. 50ml costs only around 15€, which is a really low price for such all natural facial oil, and given it’s needed only a drop or two for your face and neck to be nourished and replenished in the morning, I would wager and say these 50ml could easily last you for, at the bare minimum, 6 months.
And believe me, you will love the scent! And speaking of the scent – Akamuti, if you’re reading this: I’d love (a more concentrated) perfume roll-on and, well, since I’m on a roll with my wish list – a solid perfume with this scent as well. What say you?
Would I buy Akamuti Replenishing Rose Facial Oil again? Yes! It’s a great and very affordable facial oil, containing few, but very skin-beneficial ingredients. And if you decide to buy Akamuti Replenishing Rose Facial Oil, why not add, say Akamuti Lip Balm, and use the exclusive to Nature of Europe readers discount code: NATURE for £5 with your order over £15 ? I’d say that’s a pretty good deal, wouldn’t you?
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Are you a fan of facial oils? Have you tried Akamuti Replenishing Rose Facial Oil yet?
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Akamuti Replenishing Rose Facial Oil has been provided to Nature of Europe by Akamuti for the purpose of an honest review.