Because exfoliation works wonders on normal, oily, sun damaged, and aging skin.
Removes excess dead skin cells by combining hydroxy acids with a gentle skin polishing scrub.
Soft, smooth skin that looks and feels fresh and clean.
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This kit includes some of our best selling products and everything you need to get started on the path to healthy, radiant skin.
Many other cleansers use harsh surfactants or sudsing agents that actually strip the skin of its environmental protective barrier, exposing it to damage from the elements. You won’t find them in our Exfoliating Cleanser. Instead, we use ingredients that increase the water content of the epidermis so it doesn’t dry or irritate the skin.
KEY INGREDIENTSLactic acid
This alpha-hydroxy acid (AHA) is an effective exfoliant that also has significant anti-aging benefits, such as increasing production of natural ceramides to prevent moisture loss.
This beta-hydroxy acid (BHA) loosens dead cell build-up trapped in pores. It also exfoliates excess dead surface cells, thereby increasing the body’s resistance to irritation and infection.
Adzuki bean powder
This very fine powder gently exfoliates with a scrubbing action. It’s effective at loosening dead skin cells without causing the slightest irritation. In fact, it imparts a refined polish to the skin.
ALL INGREDIENTSCamellia sinensis (green & white tea)*, phaseolus angularis (adzuki bean) powder, aloe barbadensis (aloe vera) juice*, vegetable glycerin*, xanthan gum, salix nigra (black willowbark) extract*, lactic acid, polyaminopropyl biguanide**, chondrus crispus (irish moss) powder, ascophyllum nodosum (kelp) powder*, colloidal oat flour*, honey*, althaea officinalis (marshmallow root) powder*, oryza sativa (rice) bran powder, rosmarinus officinalis (rosemary) oleoresin*, melia azadirachta (neem) extract, potassium sorbate, lavandula angustifolia (lavender) essential oil*, pelargonium graveolens (geranium) essential oil
**paraben free antimicrobial agent
% of organic ingredients: 85%
NO HARMFUL INGREDIENTSNo toxic preservatives, harmful ingredients (such as triclosan), sudsing agents, drying anti-microbials (such as alcohol), fragrances, or detergents.
No benzoyl peroxide, which kills new skin cell formation and contributes to accelerated aging of skin.
"I highly recommend these products, they are made from high quality ingredients and aren't cheap but they do what Marie says they'll do. My skin is fair and sensitive plus I live in the Mojave Desert so if MVO wasn't as advertised I would have known quickly. So very happy I followed the link that day in the Chronicle. If you decide to use MVO do your self a favor and take pictures of your face before you start using them, then again in three months..." -- Jackie Pelfrey
"After a head injury, my lower jaw began to move forward resulting in stretch marks on my face and deep lines around my mouth. While I obviously I have far more serious symptoms to heal from, looking at my skin in the mirror over the years has been heartbreaking. I recently learned about MVO products and while it was a splurge I decided to try the Pacific Night Serum with Retinol mixed in with the Vitamin C, as well as the Exfoliating Cleanser. I’ve been using the products just over two weeks. The stretch marks are about 40% better! And a few days ago the deep lines around my mouth started to soften! I’m really encouraged and so, so grateful these gorgeous, safe, organic products exist. On top of which, the service I received was incredible. Such a kind and knowledge staff. Yay! I’m looking forward to more healing across the board and am excited to have MVO as part of my team." -- Jane S.
"I LOVE this line -- my skin has never been better!!" -- Kathryn Lancaster via Facebook
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"Love your products! Just went through my first batch of oil and cleanser and now ordering my second round. Thanks!" -- Melissa Coberly
"There are very few brands i truly trust and MVO is one of them! Thank you for your great, clean products." -- Ellen Martino
"I just started using your stuff and it has already changed my face's life." -- @NikoleBeckwith
"Over the years I have tried most every product under the sun, searching for the perfect marriage of natural and organic as well as effective. Marie Veronique Organics embody these wonderful qualities as well as meet my standards of supporting an environmentally responsible and friendly business model. At 41, living under the Colorado sun, I am thrilled to have these products in my arsenal!" -- Carré Otis Model, Author, Activist and Mother
Exfoliation is recommended for normal, oily, sun damaged, and aging skin. That’s because as we age and get exposed to the elements, our skin becomes drier and duller. Drier because we are producing less natural oils that keep it lubricated, and duller because, as our cell turnover rate slows, more dead skin cells accumulate on the surface, making skin appear blotchy and rough in texture.
We all exfoliate naturally, shedding millions of dead skin cells daily. But cleansing with gentle exfoliation is still necessary to remove the daily accumulation of dirt and oil—especially for oily and sun damaged skin. Exfoliating Cleanser washes away the grime while keeping the topmost layer of the epidermis—the stratum corneum—intact. And, as fresh skin cells replace the old, the top layer of skin gradually becomes smoother, softer and more supple.
Our Philosophy"Intelligent Ingredients" is more than just a tagline. It’s the overriding principle that guides every formulation at Marie Veronique Organics. That’s because science tells us that what goes on your skin ultimately penetrates your skin and goes into your body. The right ingredients can do a world of good and the wrong ones quite the opposite. Before an ingredient gets added to a product we make sure it does the right thing, efficiently and without causing harm to you or the planet.
Using our deep scientific understanding of the aging process, we turn to nature for potent ingredients that will counter—and even reverse—the effects of aging skin. Our ingredients are selected to penetrate deep within the skin, working exactly where the aging action happens, rather than simply staying on the surface. And above all else, we stand by our philosophy that toxic ingredients, harmful chemicals, artificial agents and preservatives are not the solution for making your skin look and feel younger.
It’s probably no surprise that our entire company is dedicated to sustainability. Wherever possible we use natural, organic and fair trade ingredients, packaged in 100% recyclable materials. And we source them as close to our Mill Valley headquarters as possible to keep our footprint super small.
Shake well before use and keep in a cool place. Massage gently onto wet skin. Rinse. If irritation develops discontinue use and consult a physician.