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Shu Uemura

Why choose Shu Uemura?

Shu Uemura is a cult global brand that takes a holistic approach to beauty. It believes that beautiful makeup should start with beautiful skin.

Not only is it widely recognised for its amazing cosmetics and hair care products, it’s the world leader in skin cleansing oils and sets the benchmark others try to copy.

Shu Uemura started as a cosmetics brand founded by a Japanese makeup artist who became famous in Hollywood following his transformation of Shirley McLaine into a Japanese geisha in the film My Geisha. He soon became one of Hollywood’s favourite and most sought-after makeup artists.

Uemura, in 1960, was the first person to develop a cleansing oil. He promised the oil would leave the skin cleaner than soap but would also act as a moisturiser.

Uemura maintained the philosophy throughout his life that the health of one’s skin should be the most important aspect of cosmetics. He also believed that makeup should enhance one’s natural beauty not artificially create it.

Uemura started a makeup company in Tokyo that later came to be named Shu Uemura Cosmetics in 1983. It’s now a leader in the Japanese and international beauty market due to its obsessive focus on the quality of its products.

At Skin Clinica, we intentionally choose products that have proven actives and deliver results, while also respecting the health of the skin.

Shu Uemura High Performance Balancing Cleansing Oil

We’re obsessed with the Shu Uemura High Performance Balancing Cleansing Oil Advanced Formula. It was the first and still the best skin cleansing oil. And it’s the only cleansing oil we’ve found that delivers the perfect formulation.

This cleanser glides across the skin like silk to effortlessly remove makeup and sunscreen. It emulsifies beautifully and rinses clean away. Skin is left feeling soft, smooth and balanced, just the way we like it. No dryness. No greasiness. No irritation. The cleanser has a light neutral scent that doesn’t linger after you’ve rinsed.

The cleanser includes a lovely nourishing blend of natural oils that have proven skin health benefits, including Corn Germ, Safflower, Jojoba, Squalane, Macadamia and Vitamin E. You’ll also find calming antioxidants Rosemary Leaf and Ginger Root extracts.

Discover this cleansing oil in our shop and find out what all the fuss is about.

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Want help putting together a skin care routine for your skin? Check out our Skin Care Packages. Or contact us for free advice to select the right products for your skin.


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