iUNIK Calendula Complete Cleansing Oil Review| Mild and complete cleansing

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I am here with a review of a cleansing oil from a Korean skincare brand called iUNIK. This cleansing oil is made of 94% natural plants oils to deeply cleanse the makeup without drying out the skin. It has natural oils like calendula oil, sunflower oil, jojoba seed oil to nourish the skin while cleansing it. Suits all skin types including sensitive skin, keep on reading to know more...

iUNIK Calendula Complete Cleansing Oil :

iUNIK Calendula Complete Cleansing Oil Review
iUNIK Calendula Complete Cleansing Oil

Product Specifications:

  • Brand: iUNIK
  • Category: Cleansing oil
  • Variant: Calendula
  • Net Vol: 200 ml
  • MRP: $21.99
  • Shelf life: 12 months after opening.
  • Skin type: All skin types.


Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Canola Oil, Calendula Officinalis Flower Extract, Sorbeth-30 Tetraoleate, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Macadamia Ternifolia Seed Oil, Cananga Odorata Flower Oil, Sorbitan Sesquioleate

Click here to know more about the ingredients and their benefits.

Key ingredients:

  • Calendula Flowers extract: Relaxes and calms the sensitive skin stressed from external stimuli.
  • Sunflower seed oil: Provides moist and gentle protection against dry skin.
  • Canola oil: Gives a fresh and light feeling while deeply moisturizing the skin.
  • Canaga Odorata Flower oil: Relaxes the body and mind and helps control sebum production.
  • Macadamia Nut oil: Calms sensitive skin and restores balance to the skin barrier.
  • Jojoba Seed Oil: Contains vitamin A, vitamin E, omega 9 fatty acids, which help control pores and balance the skin.

Directions for use:

Hydrophilic plant oil that easily emulsifiers in water to cleanse effectively. 
Pump 2-3 times onto your dry hands. Massage gently (2-5 mins) until the makeup is fully melted. Rinse out with lukewarm water. You can follow it up with a foaming cleanser. 

Product description:

iUNIK Calendula Complete cleansing oil is a mild and complete cleansing oil that deeply cleanses the heavy makeup and skin wastes with natural plant oil. It keeps the skin fresh and moist after cleansing. It has 94% plant oil. Meant for all skin types. Helps clean completely while moisturizing deeply.  Clean and fresh cleanser with a light oil texture. Quick and easy All-in-one cleanser.

Also read: iUNIK Black Snail Restore Serum Review (updating soon)

iUNIK Calendula Complete Cleansing Oil Review
iUNIK Calendula Complete Cleansing Oil Review


  • All in one cleanser: Efficiently removes sunscreen and makeup.
  • Deep cleansing: Deep cleansing effect on blackhead, exfoliation, and wastes clogging in pores. Hence, pore care.
  • Plant oil: Plant oils help in skin-soothing, moisturizing, and nutrition boosting.
  • Has safe ingredients to protect the skin barrier.


  • There are no such cautions mentioned on the website or the product, however here are the basic cautions.
  • A patch test is a must, discontinue use if irritation occurs.
  • Keep away from sunlight.
  • Keep away from children.

My experience with the product:

Packaging: iUNIK calendula complete cleansing oil comes in a sleek plastic bottle with pump packaging. Definitely NOT travel-friendly. The packaging looks pretty but the oil leaks from the sides when pumped, that's something I don't like.  

Colour and texture: iUNIK calendula complete cleansing oil has lightweight oil texture, not very viscous (not very thick), it has diluted oil formulation. It has a light yellow color, which is from natural oils. Hence, no added color. 
iUNIK Calendula Complete Cleansing Oil Review
iUNIK Calendula Complete Cleansing Oil Review

Fragrance: iUNIK Calendula complete cleansing oil has a very mild fragrance of natural oils. There is no added fragrance, hence suits sensitive skin types as well.

Who is this for?  If you want to remove your makeup gently and thoroughly. It is a great option for those who feel their skin gets dry after cleansing because this cleansing oil has plant oils that cleanse and nourishes the skin without drying it out. Definitely go for it if you are looking for an oil cleanser with natural ingredients. 

First impression: The cleansing oil is really lightweight and doesn't feel heavy on the skin. The fragrance is mild and soothing. It was easy to massage this cleansing oil on the skin. Effectively removed the sunscreen without irritating my skin. Emulsifies well and easily, I prefer using warm water to emulsify the cleansing oil.

How long I have been using it? I have been using it for 2 weeks now, to remove makeup and sunscreen. I use it at the end of the day.

How I like to use it? I like to use the iUNIK complete cleansing oil as a first cleanser to remove my sunscreen/makeup. I take 2-3 pumps of this cleansing oil in my palm and gently massage it on my face until it melts off all the makeup/sunscreen. I like to gently massage the oil on my face for about 5-7 minutes, however, 3-4 minutes is enough. And then I take some warm water and gently massage on my face to emulsify the cleansing oil. And then I  follow it up with a foaming cleanser for the double cleanse. 

Tip: Don't be harsh while massaging the cleansing oil on the skin, it can irritate your skin. And use a gentle foaming cleanser, don't go for a cleanser that will strip off skin's natural oils. This can lead to over-cleansing and your skin can get dehydrated and irritated. 

Effects on my skin: Double cleansing has helped me a lot. I would use micellar water and follow it up with a foaming cleanser, but it takes cotton pads to use micellar water. Hence, I was looking for a cleansing oil or cleansing blam and am glad I found this one. 
It is gentle on the skin, effectively removes sunscreen without irritating and drying out the skin. Cleanses the skin deeply and makes skin softer and clear. My skin feels soft post-cleansing. And with time, I see a noticeable difference in my skin, I see fewer to no breakouts and clear pores.  That's a huge improvement. 
I don't use waterproof makeup so I don't know if it removes that or not, hopefully, it will. But it is very effective in removing light makeup and sunscreen.
What I love the most about this cleansing oil is that it is gentle yet effective. No exaggeration, it cleanses the skin really well and promotes healthy and clear skin. Never irritated my sensitive skin and works well for acne-prone skin. 

Will I repurchase it?  Definitely, I love this cleansing oil.
Do I recommend it?  Yes, I highly recommend it for everyone looking for gentle and effective cleansing oil.


  • The packaging looks pretty, but is not travel-friendly and leaks too.
  • The texture is very lightweight. It is a diluted oil, isn't very viscous.
  • It has a pleasant and mild fragrance, but no added fragrance.
  • Gently massage the cleansing oil on the skin for 3-5 mins until makeup or sunscreen melts off.
  • Don't be harsh while massaging the cleansing oil.
  • Effectively removes the makeup and sunscreen. 
  • I don't use waterproof makeup so I can't comment if it removes waterproof makeup or not.
  • Rinse with warm water to emulsify the cleansing oil, it emulsifies easily.
  • Follow up with a gentle foaming cleanser as a second cleanser.
  • My skin feels clean and softer post-cleansing, It also cleanses pores deeply.
  • I have noticed that I don't experience any breakouts since the time I started using this cleansing oil, which is a major advantage. 


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About the brand:

Korean beauty brand iUNIK prides itself on using only hypoallergenic ingredients for all its skincare products. Its name is an acronym for "Ideal Unique Natural Ingredients Knowhow," representing the brand's goal of providing the best skin care solutions through continuous innovation and research. iUNIK makes all its products in Korea, including its bestselling Rose Galactomyces Synergy Serum, Propolis Vitamin Synergy Serum, and Beta-Glucan Daily Moisture Cream.

The brand says,

Nowadays, many skincare products are pointless, just fancy looks at exorbitant prices.
iUNIK breaks those ridiculous rules! We make effective skincare products with natural ingredients and reasonable prices. iUNIK pursues simplicity and minimalism for straightforward, natural skincare. iUNIK will always consider the consumer's perspective when developing our products to become a trustworthy global beauty brand. 

Ideal . . . . . . . . . Ideal for skin
Unique. . . . . . . .Unique and effective products
Natural . . . . . . . Using only natural, safe formulations
Ingredients . . . . Remove the bad ingredients, add the good ingredients
Know how . . . . .Know how to develop the best products.

Disclaimer:  I am not a dermatologist or an aesthetician, what I have presented above is my personal and honest opinion about the product. This is just to give you an idea about products and their ingredients. Everyone's skin is unique and skincare is very personal to everyone's skin. What works for me may or may not work for you and vice versa. No one knows your skin better than you yourself, so make wise decisions and get the right products for you.

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