Thursday, 27 March 2014


Moogoo Skincare is an Australian company with impeccable customer service. Their ingredients are simple, clean and edible with natural preservatives. Their 'Oil Cleansing Method' is the one cleanser I keep going back to. It's an all oil based cleanser that has a ratio of moisturising oils and drawing oils, making it ideal for those with problematic skin.

Those with oily skin, don't be afraid to use an oil based cleanser, it will not make your skin produce more oil. It will help prevent breakouts by sterilizing your pores and drawing out dirt and oil. It cleanses your skin without striping the moisture from it. The moisturizing oils are high in anti-oxidants and are anti-ageing. My skin has been suffering from oddly positioned breakouts of late and this cleanser has helped prevent further breakouts while calming the redness of those already present.

For everyday cleansing, just massage the oil well on to damp skin, let it absorb for a minute, then wipe off with a damp cloth or wash with water. For a deep clean, after you massage the oil onto your skin, soak a cloth (organic muslin cloth is best) with warm water, squeezing out any excess. Place the cloth over your face for 1-2 minutes to steam open the pores. Once those minutes are up, wash with cold water. Always pat dry, never rub.

This cleanser will make you look  refreshed and awake. It has made my skin utterly soft and squeaky clean, without drying it out. Can it get any better? Well of course - it's an excellent make up remover too. You will get better results at removing your makeup if you take the time to massage the oil well on to your skin and then follow the steaming process. I even gently rub the oil between my lashes to remove mascara and there is absolutely no irritation with my sensitive eyes. 

This cleanser is available for different skin types - dry, oily, combination and normal skin. The ingredients differ slightly for each skin type.

ingredients (oily skin): Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Oryza Sativa (Rice) Bran Oil,Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil,Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil, Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil, Tocopherol (Natural Vitamin E),Polysorbate 60, Geranium Maculatum Oil,Citrus Medica Limonum (Lemon) Fruit Oil, Juniperus Communis Fruit Oil.

Price: $24.90 AUD


*Image taken from the Moogoo website with their permission

daily snoop | In the life

-I had a dream a few nights ago that I was struggling to breathe. There was such a tightness and heaviness in my chest, I felt like I was suffocating. I kept trying to gasp for air. I kid you not, since that day for three days, there has been a tightness in chest. I think it's a warning to be mindful of my asthma when symptoms persist. I have been quite neglectful of my health.
-My daughter's teething again. The worst she has experienced so far. Constant fevers and waking up every 30 minutes to every hour. It has been one hell of a ride.
-My husband went away for the weekend to Melbourne (my home town) and bought me macaroons as a parting gift. They just melted in my mouth so perfectly. I acted like I didn't hear him when he asked me to leave him some. You just don't share macaroons! Enough said.
-Listening to Lady Antebellum, 'Just A Kiss' My favourite country band. What's yours?


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