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KAEĀ Skincare

Kaea The Cleanser - Multi-Active Gel Balm


KAEĀ Skincare

Kaea The Cleanser - Multi-Active Gel Balm



Product code: QTQ001

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Co-founded with nature. 100% of Kaeā Skincare's profits go directly to restoring native eco-systems.

The Kaeā Skincare Cleanser is a 3-in-1 cocooning balm that removes impurities, melts away make-up and deeply cleanses the skin. The unique gel balm texture melts into a milk with the addition of water as you massage.

Formulated with antimicrobial, free-radical fighting UMF™ 15+ Mānuka Honey, cleansing Kumerahou and natural healers Horopito and Mānuka. It also contains  Elderberry Extract, Kiwi Seed, Marula and Hemp Seed Oils, rich in phytonutrients and bioflavonoids to balance break-out prone skin and promote hydration and healthy cell renewal.

This concentrated cleanser (it doesn't contain water) leaves your skin feeling incredibly refreshed, rebalanced and glowing,

Aroma - Notes of citrus, herbal, api-floral – to calm.  Purely from nature.


Key Ingredients

The Kaeā Skincare Cleanser contains:

  • Horopito Extract - Māori healers harnessed this native plant’s anti-fungal and analgesic properties.
  • Kūmerahou Extract - The saponin-loaded leaves and flowers of this native plant create nature’s perfect cleanser.
  • Kiwifruit Seed Oil - Rich in Omega 3 and Vitamins C and E to nourish and moisturise sensitive, fatigued skin.
  • Mānuka Oil - From the native Mānuka tree, this antimicrobial oil is used in traditional Māori medicine to heal and soothe
  • Tahi Mānuka UMF™ 15 Honey - is carbon neutral, biodiversity positive and fully traceable, with no GMOs, GE or added sugar or water, and nothing artificial. Made by bees foraging on Mānuka flowers. It's powerful antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties make it coveted worldwide for its health benefits.

Kaeā uses 46 phytonutrient-rich botanical actives across the range, organically grown and ethically harvested wherever possible. Sourced from New Zealand and around the world. 

Not suitable for vegans. All products are concentrated and free-from water, there is no dilution.

The Kaeā range is independently clinically tested and dermatologically approved:

  • Firm - Boosts fibroblasts by up to 77% for skin firmness, contributed by up to 50% by kawakawa and kiwi seed oil*
  • Cleanse + purify – Study participants rated the cleanser at up to 80% cleansing and purifying efficacy after only four weeks of treatment**
  • Hydrate –Significantly improves hydration and elasticity by up to 20%**
  • Reduce redness + roughness – statistically significantly improves in the basal values of skin roughness whilst smoothing and reducing signs of redness for healthy-looking, supple skin**

* Laboratory tests conducted 2022. ** Independent quantitative and qualitative clinical tests 2022 on 20 women for 4-week treatment

Details & Sustainability

Created with Sustainability - with the restoration of native eco-systems at its core, Kaeā give 100% of profits from every purchase directly to their culture and conservation project, Tahi.

Kaeā and Tahi's work creates and refines pioneering sustainable business practices and learnings which are actively shared to influence policymaking around the world.

Carbon Negative - As a regenerative business,Kaeā give back to the planet more than they take. By creating purpose-driven products, they drive circularity and enable reinvestment into the land and people.

Miron glass jars are recyclable. The lids of the jars are made from recyclable plastic. Boxes & paper made from FSC certified or PEFC verified, printed using vegetable, soy-based or water-based inks and dyes.Made in New Zealand.

Read more about Kaeā's nature first principles here.

How To Use

Use it for both steps in a double cleanse or leave on the skin for 15 minutes as a mask for the full benefits of the Mānuka Honey.

For optimal benefits, use this gel to crème cleanser morning and night as the first step in your Kaeā skincare ritual.

With dry hands, spread cleanser evenly over dry face and neck, then massage in with wet fingertips. Remove with a warm, damp cloth. For stubborn make-up, double cleanse. So gentle and nourishing, it can even be used as a mask.


glycerin, actinidia chinensis (kiwifruit) seed oil, prunus armeniaca (apricot) kernel oil, brassica campestris seed (rapeseed) oil*, isoamyl laurate, sclerocarya bierra (marula) seed oil, sucrose palmitate, cannabis sativa (hemp) seed oil, mel (UMF™ 15+ mānuka honey), sambucus nigra (elderberry) fruit extract, oryza sativa (rice) lipids, leptospermum scoparium (mānuka) branch/leaf oil, helianthus annuus (sunflower) seed oil, citrus limon (lemon) peel oil*, citrus sinensis (sweet orange) peel oil expressed*, lavandula angustifolia (lavender) oil*, pomaderris kumerahou (kūmerahou) leaf extract, pseudowintera colorata (horopito) leaf extract, citrus aurantium (neroli) flower oil, mentha piperita (peppermint) oil, rosmarinus officinalis (rosemary) leaf extract, aqua (water), limonene, linalool.

* organic


We offer free UK delivery on all orders over £30 & free international delivery on orders over £100 or £150 depending on your location and when the parcel weighs less than 2kgs.

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