Unlike other Kat Burki products, Ocean Mineral Gel Cleanser smells quite neutral although there's a very slight hue of their signature scent. It foams very easily and feels very light on skin. I was very impressed as I only got that kind of feeling from Sisley Phyto Blanc Foaming Cleanser which is the foaming cleanser I've used the most.
However, the foam actually disappears pretty fast, so be quick if you can. For those who like to wash their face for more than a few minutes, then this could be a problem, but it's always nice to keep the cleansing routine short for skin. And the best part is that you don't need any other tools to make foam bigger as it already foams very fine :).
Benefits & Ingredients
A skin balancing gel cleanser, infused with a restorative Ocean Mineral Complex, offers an unparalleled cleansing performance with a blend of over 92 skin invigorating Ocean Minerals. Its gel texture transforms into a gentle yet effective lather dissolving makeup, impurities and excess oil without compromising the skin’s protective barrier.
KB5™ Complex (Arnica, Gotu Kola, Lavender, Calendula, Chamomile), Aloe Barbadensis (Aloe Vera) Leaf Juice, Methylsulfonylmethane (MSM – Oxygen Sulfur Compound), Lavandula Officinalis (Lavender Water), Decyl Glucoside, Cocamidopropyl Hydroxysultaine, Cocamidopropyl Betaine (from Coconuts), Cocamide MIPA, Disodium Laureth Sulfosuccinate, Disodium Lauryl Sulfosuccinate, Ocean Mineral Complex (OMC92), Hydroxyethyl Cellulose, Carrageenan Gum, Cucumber Hydrosols, Caprylyl Capryl Glucoside, Salvia Sclarea (Clary Sage) Essential Oil, Olea Europaea (Olive) Oil, Cold Processed Rosa Canina (Rose Hip) Seed Oil, Borago Officinalis (Borage) Oil, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Peel Tincture, Origanum Compactum (Oregano) Oil, Melaleuca Alternifolia (Tea Tree) Oil, Citrus Grandis (Grapefruit) Seed, Calendula Officinalis (Calendula), Origanum Arctium Lappa (Burdock Root), Trifolium Pratense (Red Clover), Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary), Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin E), Sodium Benzoate, Potassium Sorbate, Ethylhexylglycerin (Preservative, less than 1%)
It feels very gentle and refreshing, which works great for all seasons. Although it's gentle and calming, I wouldn't recommend using it near eyelashes as it stung and irritated my eyes a bit. The discomfort quickly goes away after rinsing off though.
Personally, I haven't noticed any sebum controlling benefits, but it seems to keep breakouts at bay. My pores seem clean in general when I use Kat Burki Ocean Mineral Gel Cleanser, but that doesn't mean that it gets rid of whiteheads effectively. I think that it's pretty normal, considering how gentle the cleanser is. By the way, it isn't super deep cleansing, so you will still need to use a deep cleansing mask weekly. And if you put on waterproof or long-wearing make-up everyday, then I recommend you use other make-up removers like a cleansing water beforehand.
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