Illuminating Cleanser

Illuminating Cleanser
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Clinically tested
Cruelty Free icon
Cruelty Free
No Synthetic Fragrances icon
No Synthetic Fragrances
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Community impact
Paraben Free icon
Paraben Free
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Phthalate Free
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This luxurious, multi-tasking cleanser deeply cleans the skin, dissolving makeup, pollution and impurities, while Vitamin C, Vitamin A and Vitamin E calms, softens and rehydrates - restoring the skin's natural moisture. Designed to counteract the ageing effects of everyday living, this full spectrum skin-beautifying formulation is packed with antioxidants, nutrients and vitamins to deliver unparalleled performance in cleansing, detoxifying and hydration.

  • Deeply cleanses
  • Dissolves makeup, pollution and impurities
  • Restores hydration and moisture
  • Calms, soothes and reduces redness

Harnessing the superpowers of Bulgarian Lavender, Neroli Absolute, Damask Rose and Jasmine Absolute, these enzyme rich flowers gently exfoliate dead skin cells, revealing radiant, illuminated skin. Our unique pH balanced formulation preserves natural moisture while Vitamin E superheroes - Organic Chia, Rosehip and Macadamia - deeply detoxify impurities and environmental pollutants ensuring the protection of collagen and elastin.

On contact with water this luxurious oil transforms into a milky emulsion, ensuring a residue-free finish. Cleansing is directly correlated to anti-aging benefits and is a fundamental building block to overall skin health through ensuring other skincare products can effectively penetrate the skin's epidermis. Bathe your complexion in our scientifically proven, green-tech formulation for incomparable beautifying benefits.

Repurchasing Illuminating Oil Cleanser? Reduce your carbon impact by 70% by purchasing a refill.

  • 100% Natural
  • Vegan
  • Cruelty Free
  • Safe for pregnancy and breastfeeding
  • Refillable + Recyclable
  • Compostable packaging

Best for:

  • dullness
  • ageing
  • dehydrated skin
  • detoxifying

Emma Lewisham believes that you shouldn’t have to compromise between having natural formulations and ones that actually work. Therefore they uniquely commission independent laboratories to perform in vivo (on people) and in vitro (in the laboratory) testing to ensure their products are scientifically proven to give you results.

Scientific studies have shown Camellia seed oil to be a high source of unsaturated fatty acids, polyphenols and vitamins, etc. These extracts contain bioactive compounds such as flavonoid and tannin. Major components have been shown to have anti-inflammatory and antioxidative activities which support a healthy complexion.

Key ingredients
  • 23 active ingredients
  • Vegan
  • Cruelty Free
  • 100% Natural

100% natural, Illuminating Oil Cleanser contains 23 high performing active ingredients for unparalleled performance in cleansing, detoxifying and hydration.

They use everything you need and nothing you don't, with every ingredient working hard to deliver you results. Emma Lewisham’s formulations are packed with the highest number of science-backed, synergistic and cutting-edge ingredients from around the globe, to ensure they deliver the highest performing natural products available.

All ingredients are safe to use while pregnant and breastfeeding.

Emma Lewisham Skin Heroes: Scientific & Efficacious

Neroli Absolute + Draws out makeup, impurities and environmental pollutants from deep in the skin, that if left untouched can degrade collagen and elastin. Damask Rose (Vitamin A and C) + Containing Vitamin A, Vitamin C and an array of other minerals and antioxidants, Rose oil soothes and moisturises the skin, while it’s antibacterial properties reduces redness and inflammation. Kalahari Melon (Vitamin E) + Powerfully hydrating, regenerating, and restructuring, Kalahari Melon has a high content of essential fatty acids (50% to 70% linoleic acid) and Vitamin E which contribute to the integrity of cell walls and the suppleness and beauty of the skin.

Free from

Parabens & Phenoxyethanols, Artificial Preservatives, Sodium-Laurel-Sulfate (SLS), Artificial Fragrances, Phthalates, Fillers


Emma Lewisham’s Illuminating Oil Cleanser bottle is made from frosted glass with a plastic cap and pump, created from imported virgin materials. It is circularly designed to be refilled many times before being recycled.

Emma Lewisham’s Illuminating Oil Cleanser box is 100% recyclable. Printed on environmentally responsible PEFC certified paper and printed using oil free, vegetable based inks with water based coatings, our boxes will biodegrade leaving no nasty chemicals.


All Emma Lewisham products are Toitu Climate Positive certified PAS 2050 and are designed to be circular - both world first benchmarks in beauty. Through our global circularity programme, ‘Beauty Circle’, we take back all of our used packaging to be refilled or recycled. Carbon number: 1.33 kgCO2e/100ml. This means that the carbon dioxide emitted during the production of our Illuminating Oil Cleanser equates to the carbon dioxide responsible for approximately 0.4 litres of Arctic sea ice loss.

How to use

Massage 1-2 pumps onto dry skin for 45 seconds to dissolve makeup, pollution and impurities. Add water to create a luxurious, milk fluid, massage for a further 20 seconds. Rinse thoroughly with lukewarm water, Emma Lewisham recommends using a natural muslim cloth.


Natural Actives Include

  • Triple Vitamin E
  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin C

EWG ratings in brackets (1 = low, 10 = high).

Organic Helianthus annuus (Sunflower) seed oil (1), Olea europaea (Olive) fruit oil (1), Caprylic/capric triglyceride (1), Organic Camellia oleifera (Camellia) seed oil (1), Organic Ricinus communis (Castor) seed oil (1), Polyglyceryl-2 sesquioleate (1), Polyglyceryl-2 caprylate (1), Organic Simmondsia chinensis (Jojoba) seed oil (1), Organic Salvia hispanica (Chia) seed oil (1), Carica papaya (Papaya) seed oil (1), Citrus aurantium amara (Neroli) peel oil (4), Lavandula angustifolia (Lavender) oil (1), Jasminum officinale (Jasmine) flower oil (4), Rosa damascena (Damask Rose) flower oil (3), Rosmarinus officinalis (Rosemary) leaf extract (1), Citrullus lanatus (Kalahari Melon) seed oil (1), Organic Prunus armeniaca (Apricot) kernel oil (1), Organic Vitis vinifera (Grape) seed oil (1), Tocopheryl acetate (2), Calendula officinalis (Calendula) flower extract (1), Organic Macadamia ternifolia (Macadamia) seed oil (1), Organic Oenothera biennis (Evening Primrose) oil (1), Organic Rosa canina (Rosehip) fruit oil (1), Terminalia ferdinandiana (Kakadu Plum) seed oil (1), Citrus grandis (Grapefruit) peel oil (1), Organic Persea gratissima (Avocado) oil (1), Parfum (100% natural fragrance), Citral (3), Citronellol (3), Geraniol (3), Limonene (4), Linalool (3)

100% of Emma Lewisham ingredients are natural, naturally derived or nature-identical.

36% of this formulation is made from organic ingredients.

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