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Velvet Cleansing Milk

cream cleanser

Refresh your skin with a moisturizing, non-foaming cleanser that gently removes makeup, dirt and grime without damaging your skin’s natural barrier. Velvet Cleansing Milk is a creamy cleanser that utilizes a water-soluble form of olive oil to leave your skin clean but never stripped.

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HOW IT WORKS

Making Velvet Cleansing Milk

A rich emulsion comes together to bring this cushiony, creamy cleanser to life. Created in small batches & hand filled at our Los Angeles HQ.

MEET Velvet Cleansing Milk

An ultra rich cleansing experience that doesn't damage skin's barrier.

Water-soluble olive oil gently removes impurities while moisturizing

Rice bran oil dissolves stubborn makeup, sunscreen & grime

Calm skin & restore hydration with soothing aloe vera

Promote healthy skin by deeply cleansing without stripping skin's natural oils

moisturizer for dry skin

Skin Type

All skin types, especially sensitive or dry skin.

how much moisturizer to use

Amount

One to two pumps for full face application.

how often should you use moisturizer

Frequency

Cleanse once or twice daily as the first step in your skincare routine.

moisturizer texture

Texture

Rich, non-foaming cream creates a cushiony cleansing experience.

gentle face cleanser

Science & Key Ingredients.

Cleansing is one of the most important steps in any skincare routine. A good cleanser removes dirt, makeup, and residue from the surface of your skin without disrupting your skin’s natural lipid barrier.

Foaming cleansers can remove too much from your skin, leaving your face feeling dry, tight, stripped, or squeaky. They can even damage your skin barrier, leading to symptoms like dehydration, acne, and increased sensitivity.

Velvet Cleansing Milk is a rich, emollient cream cleanser that effectively removes dirt, grime, and other buildup while leaving your skin’s natural oils in place. Its cleansing power comes from Olive Oil PEG-7 Esters, a water-soluble form of olive oil that gently bonds to grime on your face and rinses cleanly away. 

Fortified with chamomile, aloe, and rice bran oil, it’s a soothing, purifying cleanser that won’t dry out your skin or leave a film. 

pH: ~5.0

HOW TO USE

Cleanse to start your routine

Velvet Cleansing Milk is an effective but gentle cleanser for skin that's dry, normal, or moderately oily. If you use the double cleansing method, Velvet Cleansing Milk is a second cleanser. It's strong enough to remove sunscreen and light makeup, but waterproof makeup may require an oil cleanser or makeup remover first.

Complete your Routine

The reviews are in!

facial cleanser review by Amal
Amal W.

“My face feels silky and clean.” My favorite Stratia product is the Velvet Cleansing Milk because it goes on smoothly and is easy to rinse off. Afterwards my face feels silky and clean. I also love the Rewind and Liquid Gold. I feel refreshed and ready for the day after. I'll be 62 in September and have never looked better!

Skin Type
Oily
Concern
Sun Damage
Age
60-65
oil based cleanser review by Milena
Milena B.

“My skin can't live without it!” Stratia's velvet cleansing milk is the only cleanser my sensitive skin can manage, regardless of the season. I'm going on a study abroad soon and actually double checked Stratia's shipping before applying anywhere, since my skin can't live without it anymore!

Skin Type
Sensitive, Combo
Concern
Acne, Texture
Age
20-25
face cleanser review by Lexy
Lexy W.

“Only cleanser that won't leave me red.” My skin is super sensitive and prone to breakouts :( This is the only cleanser that cleans my skin without drying me out or making me red.

Skin Type
Combo, Sensitive
Concern
Acne
Age
25-30

FAQs

How should I use this cleanser?

Velvet Cleansing Milk should be used twice a day either as your first step or after a cleansing oil/micellar water to remove makeup.

Can this remove makeup?

Velvet Cleansing Milk is strong enough to remove dirt, sunscreen, and light makeup. We would recommend using an oil cleanser prior to use for removal of waterproof makeup.

Coconut Allergy Warning

The Caprylic/Capric Triglycerides in our products are coconut-derived. The Cetearyl Alcohol in the Velvet Cleansing Milk is not. Sodium Cocoamphodiacetate in Night Shift is also coconut derived.

Did the 16oz size change?

Yes, the original large Velvet Cleansing Milk was 16.9oz, and the current size is 16oz. 100% PCR bottles options were only available in this standard size so we made the switch. The other sizes remain the same.

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