Sukin Sensitive Cleansing Lotion – Review and Ingredients Explained


This is an Australian product that you can find in most pharmacies (in Aus). I have been applying a small amount, not even a whole pump, of the lotion to my face either after my morning shower or when I wash off makeup at night and I can honestly say… I’m impressed, big time!

I use a flannel /washlet and warm water to first wash my face, then use a squirt of lotion (Usually half a squirt if I haven’t been wearing makeup or a full pump to wash off make-up) I massage it into my skin, rubbing all over my nose, cheeks, eyes, chin and forehead and then rise off with the washlet. Your skin goes through a lot and you should rub lotion in gently, love your skin and take good care around your eyes. The texture is slightly clammy but beautifully smooth and has a soft vanilla fragrance. Until now I had been using a Ble Lagoon foaming facial cleanser, or just warm water to wash my face. I couldn’t get a sore red patch to go away near my nose that had stuck around since a cold in January. Not only has the sore red skin finally been soothed but it has completely gone and my face feels amazing. As a cleanser it is fantastic and my skin feels great, plus it removes most of my makeup with ease and any black smudges of mascara that remain are easy to remove afterwards. I hardly use a face moisturiser anymore and have had great skin since using Sukin.


Cruelty-Free: YES
Carcinogen-Free: YES
Vegan: YES

Price: 125ml $9.95 AUD (£6.20, €7.14)


All ingredients are listed below in order of largest amount to smallest. Any ingredients that are orange are ones to be wary of, and perhaps do some research yourself to make sure you are comfortable to use it on your skin.


What is it?

What does it do?


Water (aqua)



Aloe barbadensis leaf juice

Aloe leaf juice

Anti-inflammatory +

Sesamum indicum seed oil

Sesame oil

Skin Conditioning agent (slows the loss of water)

Cetearyl alcohol

Mixture of cetyl and stearyl alcohols from vegetable or synthetic sources

Emulsion Stabilizer;
Opacifying Agent; Surfactant – Foam Booster; Viscosity Increasing Agent


Simple polyol compound

Smoothness, lubrication and keeps things moist

Cetyl alcohol

Fatty alcahol

Emollient, emulsifier,
thickener and carrying agent for other ingredients 


Fatty alcahol

Thickens, emollient and emulsifier

Chamomilla Recutita
(matricaria) flower extract


Helps add to the emollient and moisturising properties

Cucumis sativus (cucumber) fruit extract


Enhance natural sent,

Tocopherol (Vitamin E)

Organic chemical compound (Vitamin E)

Antioxidant, moisturises and tones skin


Tritcum vulage (wheat)
germ oil

Fatty acid

Conditions skin (and hair) and increases viscosity

Simmondsia Chinensis
(jojoba) seed oil

Jojoba oil (from the seeds of a desert shrub)

Conditions skin (and hair) and increases viscosity

Persea gratissima (avocado oil)

Avocado oil

Skin conditioning agent – occlusive (protects/ seals)

Rosa canina fruit oil (rose hip)

Rosehip oil

Anti ageing, skin boosting, vitamin C


Artificial vanilla (cheaper)

Adds a nice smell


Vanilla planifolia fruit extract

Real vanilla (vanilla extract)

Adds a nice smell



Preservative and stablizer

Benzyl alcohol


(also main active ingredient in head lice treatment)



I would love to know what you think of Sukin’s products and please let me know if this has helped you. All questions are welcome and I will get back to you as soon as possible.




Author: Coco

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