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The skin at ease

Gentle Facial Cleansing Milk

A mild cleansing milk suitable for dry and sensitive skin

This daily-use cleansing milk includes skin-nourishing ingredients such as hydrating Panthenol (Provitamin B₅) and Grape Seed Oil, making it especially beneficial for dry or fragile skin. Skin is left softened and refreshed, preventing any feelings of tightness post-cleansing. 

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Selecting your cleanser

Healthy skin is the result of a multiplicity of factors, with meticulous topical care among them. For the vital first step of cleansing, our approach is built on a foundation of keeping skin in balance. Whether using an Aesop facial cleanser in gel, oil, milk, or cream format, the result will be an immaculate cleanse that doesn’t disrupt the skin’s equilibrium.

The clear, liquid texture of an Aesop gel cleanser—low-foaming facial cleansers appropriate for use daily.


Our gel cleansers are formulated with care, to leave skin immaculately cleansed without causing dryness. Designed for a range of skin types, each reveals a characteristic texture through use, from the low-foam of Fabulous Face Cleanser to the rich, creamy lather of Parsley Seed Facial Cleanser.

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The creamy texture of Aesop’s Purifying Facial Cream Cleanser, best suited for dry to very dry skin, or winter climates.


Water-soluble and non-foaming, Purifying Facial Cream Cleanser is enhanced with White Clay to lightly polish the skin, and fatty-acid rich botanicals. Rich and creamy to the touch, the formulation is ideal for dry to very dry skin, and it cleanses without stripping the skin of much-needed moisture.

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The light texture of Aesop’s Gentle Facial Cleansing Milk; best suited for sensitive skin or dry skin.


The first cleanser of its kind in our range, Gentle Facial Cleansing Milk is a comforting, non-foaming emulsion that glides across the skin’s surface to effortlessly remove impurities and makeup. Mild cleansing ingredients ensure skin is not aggravated through the act of cleansing.

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The texture of Parsley Seed Facial Cleansing Oil, an oil-based daily cleanser that gently removes makeup and grime.


Beneficial for a range of skin types, our oil-based cleansers include a gentle eye makeup remover (composed entirely of oils) and the water-soluble Parsley Seed Facial Cleansing Oil. The emollient oils in each formulation work to break down the lipid-based components of makeup, excess sebum, and grime and affect their swift removal.

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Alternative cleansing formulations

A person with well-maintained skin appears at ease; light falls across their face like a gentle caress.

‘Every day a little life, a blank to be inscribed with gentle thoughts.’ 

Samuel Rogers