Cleansers

MeadowMilk Gentle Cleanse: A lotion-cleanser to gently exfoliate, soothe, and cleanse the skin. Containing cold-pressed nutritive oils as well as enzymes from raw honey, this formula breaks down accumulations, dissolves dead skin cells, and boosts the skin’s immune functions to strengthen and brighten tissue. Uniquely silky texture and rinses away beautifully.

  • Directions: Apply 1-2 pumps to finger tips and massage into face and eye area. Remove with warm water or a dampened washcloth. Repeat for neck and chest. Skin can be washed twice for a deeper, therapeutic cleanse.
  • Key ingredients: Locally Harvested Honey, Meadowfoam Seed Oil, Sunflower Seed Wax, E.O. of Calendula and Orange Blossom
  • 4oz. $30

Bio-tanical Conditioning Cleanser: A creamy, slightly foaming cleanser that gently cleanses, soothes, and heals dry and troubled skin. Strong enough to remove dirt, excess skin oil, and make-up, yet also gentle enough to calm and heal redness associated with conditions such as rosacea. This unscented, herbal cleanser goes on creamy, then foams with added water to leave skin clean, calm, and balanced.

  • Directions: Apply one pump to finger tips and massage into face and eye area. Remove with warm water or a dampened washcloth. Repeat for neck and chest. Skin can be washed twice for a deeper, therapeutic cleanse.
  • Key ingredients: Organic Amaranth Protein, Rose Hip Oil, Ginkgo, Horse Chestnut, Birch Bark
  • 4oz. $30

Emolulite Lipid Cleanse: A blend of nutritive plant oils that mimics healthy skin oils to deeply cleanse and detoxify the skin & to restore its natural protective barrier. Created in the tradition of European oil cleansers, this herb scented cleanser emulsifies excess skin oil and make-up in a simple, non-comedogenic shake-n-pour formula. Recommended for dry and pore-clogged skin.

  • Directions: Shake well. Pour a dime-sized drop into the palm of hand. With fingertips, massage onto the face. Then, add water and massage face again to emulsify. For drier, splash off the cleanser. Otherwise use a warm, wet washcloth to remove.
  • Key ingredients: Blackberry Seed Oil, Squalene (from Olives), Vegetable Glycerin
  • 4oz. $38

Purifying Frothing Cleanser: A uniquely formulated, non-drying foaming wash that reduces inflammation and absorbs oil and toxins from the skin. This pH targeted formula uses ionically charged zeolite to pull toxins from the skin, along with blue lotus extract and shea butter to calm irritations and inflammations. Ideal for oily skin or any skin type that requires deep cleansing, such as following exercise, make-up use, or gardening. Slightly woody scent.

  • Directions: Dispense a small amount into palm of hand, add water & rub to create frothy bubbles. Lather onto face and body avoiding the eyes. Rinse well.
  • Key ingredients: Zeolite Minerals, Blue Lotus Extract, Shea Butter
  • 8oz. $32 / w/6% added exfoliating Glycolic/Lactic acids + EOs or vit C $42

Shaker Rose Geranium Foaming Wash: Inspired by Shaker remedies, this is a very gentle, all-purpose cleanser suitable for the face, body, and hair. Highly concentrated and self-foaming, this formula features rose geranium extract, known for its soothing and regenerative qualities. Ideal for all skin types.

The Shakers grew and used rose geranium for cleansing since the 18th centuryRead more about Shaker Remedies.

  • Directions: Pump into hand to dispense the foam. Massage onto skin. Rinse.
  • Key ingredients: Rose Geranium Extract (organic, home-grown), Glycerine, Water, Polyglucose
  • 5oz. concentrate $24
MEADOWMILK GENTLE CLEANSE INGREDIENTS: Purified water – a natural solvent; North Family Farm honey – dissolves dead cells and dirt with natural enzymes. Collected from bees that forage the non-polluted meadows of the original 1792 property settled by the North Family Shakers in Canterbury, NH. Boosts immunity; Meadowfoam seed oil – a non-greasy, nutritionally rich anti-oxidant oil from the Limnanthes alba plant. Softens skin, dissolves dirt; Raw vegetable Cream Maker Fluid – natural glycerin emulsifiers derived from vegetables, sorbitan laurate, polyglyceryl-4 laurate dilauryl citrate; Sunflower seed wax – nutritionally rich natural emulsifier. Conditions skin; Squalene – a natural olive-derived non-oil emollient that mimics the natural squalene present in the skin’s sebum.  Helps to break down lipids while maintaining moisture in skin; Coco glucose – sulfate-free blend of gentle salt & sugar surfactants, sodium cocoamphoacetate, glycerin, lauryl glucoside, sodium lauryl glucose carboxylate; Gluconolactone – a anti-oxidant gluten-free food starch from corn used to emulsify ingredients and preserve; Sodium Benzoate – a food-grade preservative.

BIO-TANICAL CONDITIONING CLEANSER INGREDIENTS:  Purified water – a natural solvent; Wild rose, Rubinginosa,  rosehip seed oil – vitamin C rich, essential fatty acid rich, anti-inflammatory, healing, cleansing oil; Organic kosher vegetable glycerin – skin softening sugar extract from vegetable oil; Sodium Methyl Cocoyl Taurate – a mild foaming agent derived from the salts in coconut; D-glucitol – natural moisture holding compound derived from sugars of plant material; D-mannitol – natural moisture holding compound derived from sugars of plant material; Behenyl “Alcohol” – a moisturizing extract from vegetable oils that is a natural preservative; Cetyl alcohol – an emulsifying agent made in the lab resulting from removal of waxes from fats; Glycol Distearate – a conditioning and thickening ester made in the lab resulting from refining fatty acids present in our skin; Sodium Cocoyl Hydrolyzed organic Amaranth Protein – a natural foaming peptide derived from the organic gluten-free amaranth grain that is nutritious for the skin; Polyglyceryl-4 Caprate – an oil-free “oil” derived from coconut that soothes & cleanses; Aesculus Hippocastanum (Horse Chestnut) bark extract – a calming and strengthening herb; Ginkgo Biloba Leaf Extract- supports collagen synthesis; soothing, activates cell renewal; Olive Leaf Extract – a natural anti-biotic that helps moisturize and promotes elasticity in the skin; Epilobium angustifolium Flower/Leaf/Stem extract – soothing, anti-oxidant, antibiotic; Organic Plantago Lanceolata Leaf Extract – anti-biotic, soothing, healing, anti-oxidant; Betula Alba (Birch) Bark extract – inhibits that break down of elastin, stimulates collagen production, brightens skin, soothes; Grain Alcohol – to help emulsify; Citric acid – to adjust pH; Gluconolactone – a anti-oxidant gluten-free food starch from corn used to emulsify ingredients; Sodium Benzoate – a food-grade preservative.

PURIFY FROTHING CLEANSER INGREDIENTS:  Purified water – a natural solvent, Sodium Laurylglucosides Hydroxypropylsulfonate – a gentle foaming surfactant derived from coconut oil and corn syrup, Sodium Methyl Cocoyl Taurate – a gentle foaming surfactant derived from coconut oil, Polyglyceryl-4 Caprate – a conditioning foaming surfactant derived from vegetable glycerin & vegetable oil fatty acids, Sodium Cocoyl Hydrolyzed Amaranth Protein – a natural foaming peptide taken from the gluten-free grain Amaranth which provides nutrition for the skin, Blue Lotus flower extract – stimulates circulation, is anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory, Shea butter – conditions the skin and provides anti-oxidant renewal properties, Zeolite – aluminosilcate minerals that trap impurities in the skin to detoxify, Gluconolactone – a gluten-free food starch from corn used as natural preservative, Sodium Benzoate – a food-grade preservative, Sodium Decylglucosides Hydroxypropylsulfonate – a gentle foaming surfactant derived from corn syrup.

EMOLULITE LIPID CLEANSE INGREDIENTS:  Squalane – a natural olive-derived non-oil emollient that mimics the natural squalane present in the skin’s sebum.  Helps to break down lipids while maintaining moisture in skin;  Organic vegetable glycerin – a moisturizing solvent sugar from Coconut.  Mixes with lipids to make a lotion consistency to help rinse away;  Blackberry seed oil – a natural source of tocopherols, tocotriencols and lutien and is packed with the vital phytosterol beta-sitosterol. Blackberry Seed Oil contains about 90% unsaturated fatty acids, 20% of which are omega-3’s to help the skin resist aging.  Cold pressed to preserve it’s benefits and naturally filtered through diatomaceous earth; Sulfosuccinate – an emulsifier and foaming agent derived from naturally occurring sulfosuccinic acid.

SHAKER ROSE GERANIUM FOAMING WASH: Distilled water, tincture of rose geranium leaves from my organic Canterbury gardens (deep cleansing, brightening & purifying properties), Organic kosher vegetable glycerin – skin softening sugar extract from vegetable oil, polyglucose/sulfosuccinate/alpha olefin sulfonate/cocomidopropylamine – eco friendly very gentle foaming surfactants derived from plant material, citric acid – use to balance pH, gluconolactone/sodium Benzoate – food grade preservatives.