Inveda Cleansing Oil Review | Oil Based Cleanser

Inveda cleansing oil review

A cleansing oil or cleansing balm is the first step in the double cleansing method. The double cleansing method helps you get rid of makeup, sebum, grime and sunscreen completely leaving your skin clean and ready for the next step. Cleansing oils usually have oils like jojoba or olive oil as its base to clean the skin, along with emulsifying ingredients that help the oil mix with water and be easily rinsed off. A few brands like Inveda cleansing oil do have antioxidants and fragrance in them.

Cleansing oils help melt down stubborn, long wear makeup and silicone based waterproof sunscreen. It usually binds to the oils on your skin, makeup, and other impurities. When rinsed off with water, the oil emulsifies and turns into a milky texture and removes the impurities along with it. This leaves the skin clean and refreshed.


Take one pump of cleansing oil to your palm. You do not need to wet your face. Apply the oil and massage gently. Continue for a minute or two for best results. Wet your face, now the cleansing oil will start to emulsify and turn milky. Keep massaging. Rinse your face after a minute. If you are doing the double cleansing method which I advise, Follow up with a gentle cleanser to remove all the remaining residue from your skin.


For effective skincare, double cleansing is key, and using the Inveda Stubborn Makeup Cleansing Oil is a great choice. This cleansing oil acts like a magnet, effortlessly removing impurities, stubborn makeup, and pollutants from the skin. It turns milky when in contact with water and is made with natural oils like Rosehip and Jojoba, along with Vitamin E, ensuring it removes waterproof makeup and dirt without stripping the natural oils. This Ayurvedic inspired oil based cleanser simplifies the process by taking care of stubborn makeup in just one step. It not only removes makeup but also deals with excess sebum, dirt, and grime, promoting clear and radiant skin.

100% Organic | No Silicone | Halal Certified | No Alcohol | PETA Certified | Vegan

This cleansing oil removes waterproof makeup, repairs damaged cells, reduces acne, evens out your complexion, brings back smoothness, rejuvenates, and helps regenerate skin cells for a fresh look.

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Inveda cleansing oil review


The Inveda cleansing oil comes in a sturdy pump bottle packaging. The pump works well and dispenses the right amount of product.


100ml – ₹695 | Sale – ₹350-400

They also frequently have a BOGO sale on their website which you can avail.


Sesame Oil and grape seed oil offer antioxidant benefits, while jojoba oil mimics the natural oils and helps moisturise the skin. Vitamin E  provides protective antioxidant properties, and hazelnut oil, rose hip oil, and castor oil play a part to boost skin hydration and rejuvenation.

Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Olive Oil, Sorbate 30 Tetra Oleate, Sesame Oil, grape seed Oil, Jojoba Oil,Vitamin E Acetate, Hazel Nut oil, Rose Hip Oil, Castor oil, Fragrance


The cleansing oil has a pleasant scent which does not linger. Despite having a sensitive nose and being prone to headaches, I did not experience any discomfort. It did not irritate my skin at all. Since I have sensitive skin, I prefer fragrance free products, but this cleansing oil proved to be an exception in terms of both its scent and its compatibility with my skin.


The Inveda cleansing oil has a thin consistency and spreads quite easily.

Inveda cleansing oil review


Skin Type – Normal Sensitive

The Inveda cleansing oil works really well with just one pump for my face and neck. I usually wear only eyeliner or kajal daily. After massaging the oil, it easily removes all my stubborn waterproof makeup and sunscreen. This is a better experience compared to using Bioderma makeup remover and Garnier micellar water, which take more time and effort to completely remove eye makeup. I usually gently press the cotton pad for a minute and swipe multiple times to remove eye makeup which in turn leaves my sensitive skin feeling sore and red. It was not good in the long run and might cause premature lines and wrinkles.

As I mentioned earlier, even though Inveda cleansing oil contains artificial fragrance, it did not irritate my skin. I have been doing my facial massages during the double cleansing for years which saves time and works well for me. Note that I did experience some stinging and redness in my eyes when the oil accidentally got into them. I admit it was my fault for peeking during the process.

The Inveda cleansing oil leaves no oily residue and does not cause dryness, which is a plus. I do follow it up with a second cleanser which is my go-to Cetaphil Gentle Cleanser. After double cleansing, my skin feels refreshed and bright after a tired day exposed to pollution as well as the sun. My skin feels light like it can finally breathe.


Contains rosehip oil and Jojoba oil
Light weight
Thin consistency
Cleanses the skin without clogging pores
Does not irritate my sensitive skin
Removes stubborn waterproof makeup completely
Removes sunscreen completely
Does not leave a residue behind
Does not strip the natural oils


Sesame and castor oil may not suit all skin types
Contains artificial fragrance


The Inveda cleansing oil is pretty much the best product in this price range. You get a good amount of product for that price. As I mentioned before, grab it on sale or BOGO so that it will be worth your money. This product does remove all the stubborn makeup easily without causing any skin irritation. What more can one ask for? I am pleased with the results and would recommend others to try it out too.

RATING – 4.5/5






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