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Gentle moisturisers, cleansers, herbal balms and citronella products.

Quitnessence Range

Citronella Candles
Citronella Candles - 100g
In the summer, use our hand-made candles with a long-burning wick to keep the mozzies and midges at bay.  Unlike other offensive-smelling repellent candles, the Quintessence Candle is gently fragranced with 5% pure citronella oil.  Quintessence Citronella Candles, the only effective way to win the battle against mosquitoes in summer!

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Moisturiser
Moisturiser - 250ml
A lightly perfumed skin and facial moisturiser containing vitamins A and E and a mild sunscreen for protection against ultra-violet light and ageing. Also contains extracts of Arnica, Cucumber, Elder Tree, Horsetail, Ivy, Mallow and Pellitory. This balanced complex slows down water evaporation from the stratum corneum and improves skin micro-circulation. It also protects against free radicals, maintains the flexibility and elasticity of the skin and slows down the aging process.


Cleanserr
Cleanser - 250ml
Cleansing is probably the most important consideration for skin care, therefore you need a cleanser that is ideal for all skin types. 
Quintessence Cleanser is a delicately perfumed facial cleanser that gently and effortlessly removes make-up, dirt and bacteria without drying out your skin.  For the best results, use Quintessence Moisturiser after cleansing.



Herbal Balm - 50ml
Herbal Balm - 50ml
A special blend of essential and fixed oils in an aqueous cream base. Although Quintessence Herbal Balm was originally formulated to alleviate dry, abraded skin, there is good anecdotal evidence that it helps a variety of skin conditions. An aqueous base has been selected as the carrier for these oils because of its excellent stability, proven reliability and absorption by the skin.
The oils used in Quintessence Balm, and some of the conditions for which they have been traditionally used, are as follows:

  • Calendula - Itchy skin, natural sunscreen.
  • Chamomile - Acne, allergies, boils, burns eczema and inflamed skin conditions.
  • Clove - Analgesic and antiseptic.
  • Geranium - Burns, eczema, neuralgia and poor circulation.
  • Juniper - Acne, weeping eczema, arthritic and rheumatic complaints, muscular aches and pains.
  • Lavender - Acne, allergies, athlete's foot, boils, bruises, eczema, dermatitis, burns, chilblains, psoriasis, insect bites and stings.
  • Myrrh - Chapped and cracked skin, athlete's foot, eczema, dermatitis, scars and arthritis.
  • Palmarosa - Anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, fungicidal and bactericidal.
  • Peppermint - Bruises, strains and sprains, swellings, neuralgia, muscular aches and pains.
  • Rosemary - Muscular aches and pains, rheumatism and poor circulation.
  • Sweet Almond - Itchy skin, natural sunscreen.
  • Thyme - Abscesses, insect bites and stings, arthritis, gout, rheumatism, muscular aches and pains.
  • Tolu - Antiseptic.

Our "tried and trusted" beauty products are NOT TESTED ON ANIMALS.