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Deep Moisture Cleansing Balm

"It feels so lovely on your skin, melts away makeup like a charm, rinses off clean & leaves behind a thin nourishing layer of goodness." — Kaylin

"I am prone to dry, red skin in the winter, and I'm very very pleased at how good my skin feels after just a week of using this product." — Carolyn

"Amazing cleansing balm, especially for my more reactive, sensitive skin. Rinses clean, yet I love removing with a warm cloth. Such a luxe experience!" — Amanda

See below for more reviews.

Regular price $42.00
Regular price Sale price $42.00

Indulge in this decadent, ultra-rich cleanser and makeup remover with shea butter formulated for dry, sensitive skin. Not recommended for skin that is prone to clogged pores.

  • Essential oil free with a light, natural vanilla aroma.
  • Rinses away; best paired with a warm cloth.
  • Skin is left soft and dewy, not squeaky-clean.

How to use

Start with dry hands and face. Massage onto skin. Rinse.

Key active ingredients

Grapeseed oil dissolves makeup, sunscreen and impurities without stripping the skin.

Shea butter deeply moisturizes the skin.

Exfoliating enzymes from fruit and sugar extracts gently loosen dead skin cells. Use the balm as a mask for 5-10 minutes to maximize this benefit.

All ingredients

Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil, Quillaja Saponaria Wood Extract, Glycerin, Saponaria Officinalis Extract, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter), Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Vaccinium Myrtillus (Bilberry) Extract, Saccharum Officinarum (Sugar Cane) Extract, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Fruit Extract, Citrus Limon (Lemon) Fruit Extract, Acer Saccharum (Sugar Maple) Extract, Caprylhydroxamic Acid, Glyceryl Caprylate, Vanilla Planifolia Extract, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract.

The antidote to dry, sensitized skin

This soft and supple cleanser, free of essential oils and synthetic fragrance, has a delicate, warm vanilla aroma and features shea butter to impart long-lasting moisture, making it ideal for dry skin types.

As you take a scoop of Deep Moisture Cleansing Balm into your fingers and apply to your skin, you’ll feel it melt into an oil with the perfect light and slippy texture. Gently massage away makeup, sunscreen and other impurities. Then, add water by rinsing or wiping away with a warm, wet cloth, and the oil transforms into a milk. Your skin is left soft, dewy, plump and moisturized.

  • Clean & Sustainable

    We formulate using green, ethically sourced ingredients free of parabens, sulfates, silicones and other toxins.

  • Refillable & Eco-Friendly

    Our packaging is low-waste, from refillable glass containers and minimalist refill pouches to plastic-free shipping mailers.

  • Vegan & Cruelty Free

    We do not use ingredients tested on animals or animal products, with the exception of organic beeswax in our sunscreens.


Customer Reviews

Based on 17 reviews
Lila L. (Reno, NV, US)
Sustainable and works great : ]

I have been trying to replace pieces of my skincare routine with zero-waste/sustainable brands, and this cleansing balm works fantastic to clean my makeup off and not feel stripping. It also smells very fresh and clean, not hard chemically or too fragrant, which I was worried about with the natural ingredients. Thank you!

Kaylin (Portland, OR, US)
Best cleanser I’ve ever used

This cleanser has honestly transformed my skin. I have very fickle sensitive/combo skin, and most cleaners dry it out or break me out. Or they just don’t show any results. This stuff is gold. It feels so lovely on your skin, melts away makeup like a charm, rinses off clean & leaves behind a thin nourishing layer of goodness. Not to mention it has evened my skin tone & given me a soft glow. I don’t feel like I need a moisturizer afterward, but I still use Activist’s precious oils at night because it’s equally amazing!!

Aubrey S. (Arlington, WA, US)

Deep Moisture Cleansing Balm

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