Frequently asked questions

I've never used oil on my skin before. Will it give me spots?


One of the most amazing things about using plant oils is the incredible balancing effect they have on your skin. Far from giving you spots, most people who use oils find that their skin learns to balance itself, meaning that your face is neither oily nor dry. So no, using oils will not cause your skin to break out!




I have acne. Can I use plant oils on my skin?


Yes! Plant oils are incredibly gentle on the skin and are therefore perfect for acne-prone skin. They contain none of the harsh chemicals that can strip skin of its natural oils and therefore cause it to compensate and over-produce oil. We have combined three of our favourite oils - Abyssinian, Black Seed and Jojoba - in our Purity Gentle Cleansing Oil which is suitable for all skin types.




Does Purity contain preservatives?


No. The oils within Purity have a natural shelf-life of 3 years and therefore do not need to be preserved. We sell our cleanser in small quantities so that you can enjoy all of the plant oils' potent benefits while the blend is still young! That said, we do not think preservatives are bad. Preservatives are essential in products that contain water, and we will include naturally derived preservatives in our cream products that will launch in 2019. For more information on preservatives, check out our blog.




Can I use the oils to remove my makeup?


Yes! This is one of our favourite things about plant oils: absolutely nothing stands in their way - not even waterproof mascara! Simply massage 4-6 pumps of oil onto your face and eyes and remove with your Cloud Cloth. You should cleanse twice to remove any traces of makeup, and nourish the skin.




Can I use plant oils on my eyes if I have eyelash extensions?


No. You should not apply oils directly to your eye area if you have eyelash extensions as you will weaken the glue that fixes the extensions to your lashes. You may still use the oils on your face: just make sure to avoid the eye area and use an oil-free makeup remover instead.




Are you planning to create any other products?


Yes! We have several other products in development which we will be sharing with you soon! Please sign up to our mailing list to find out more.




Is Purity suitable for sensitive skin?


Yes. Purity is a simple blend of three gentle plant oils. It contains no fragrance or essential oils, so there is nothing to irritate the skin.




What happens when your products are out of stock?


Because we make all of our products in small batches, there are times when we need to catch up with demand. You can be added to our waiting list which will mean that you are given priority when the products are back in stock. You do not have to pay a deposit or pay in full to be added to the waiting list, and you'll receive an email notification which lets you know that the item is back in stock.




The website says Purity is fragrance free but it has a herbal smell: why?


'Fragrance free' means that we don't add any additional fragrance to Purity, but you're right; it does have a pleasant, herbal scent. This is the Black Seed oil which naturally has a spicy, grassy scent: another reason we love Purity!





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