Wednesday, 6 March 2013
RMS Beauty Oil
They had me at Vanilla Planifolia. Rose-Marie Swift, the genius behind luxury organic makeup line, RMS Beauty, does her thing very, very well. A makeup artist to the stars, Swift was one of the first to introduce a coconut-based line of organic makeup to the natural market, saving us all from the single-option of loose powder mineral makeup.
RMS Beauty's Beauty Oil ($75) debuted last fall, and to be honest, sat on my beauty shelf for a couple of months until I tried it. I had a few other favourites on rotation, and was waiting until something ran out, because as my suspicions proved correct, I love it.
This oil is my favourite facial oil option for under makeup, and if you're familiar with the RMS line of creamy concealers and colour, this is the perfect primer for them. It's non-greasy, just glow-y (though when my skin is really dry, I use it in tandem with another moisturizer, depending on the weather and my activities for the day). Rosehip Seed oil is the second ingredient, which is known to be great for skin due to high levels of Vitamins E and A, and a favourite oil of mine (more on that in another post coming up). It's also the first facial oil I've seen to add St. John's Wort, which is usually used to treat depression, but has antiviral and anti-inflammatory properties when applied topically.
My love for this product stems from the unique blend of organic oils and extracts, (all extracts are made in-house for RMS), plus the scent. Deliciously warm, a subtle sweet hit of vanilla makes it an exceptional luxe treat for both senses and skin.
Buy it in Canada at Saffron Rouge
Ingredients: *Golden Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, *Rosa Mosqueta (Rosehip) Seed Oil, **Mauritia Flexuosa (Buriti) Fruit Oil, *Calophyllum Inophyllum (Tamanu) Seed Oil, *Hypericum Perforatum (St. John’s Wort), *Equisetum Arvense (Horsetail), *Calendula Officinalis (Marigold), *Hemidesmus Indicus (Country Sarsaparilla), *Curcuma Longa (Turmeric), *Withania Somnifara (Ashwagandha), *Glycyrrhiza Glabia (Licorice), *Olea Europaea (Olive Leaf), Tocopherol (non-GMO), *Vanilla Planifolia (Vanilla) Extract // * Certified organic ** Wild crafted