Face Balm [01] with Maqui Berry



Made for Australian skin, Poetica's best-selling Face Balm [01] Maqui Berry is an antioxidant-rich, waterless, and wax-free balm concentrate that helps to protect and give natural radiance to your skin. Leaves your skin feeling beautifully soft, nourished, and protected from environmental stress. 

Blended with nourishing Shea and Kokum butters, and precious oils including Prickly Pear seed, Baobab, Maqui Berry oil and Bakuchiol oil.


Infused with emotionally uplifting Neroli, rare and precious Helichrysum, and hydrating Rose essential oils.

Especially nourishing for maturing, dehydrated, and environmentally stressed skin.

Hand-blended with care using natural and naturally derived ingredients. Sustainably packaged in a protective metal jar with a glass insert, delivered to you in recyclable and compostable packaging.   


We formulate this balm with pure, raw, natural ingredients. We do not include any synthetic stabilizers in this product. This balm is delicate and natural and susceptible to melting in transit on very hot days. We do our best to mitigate this problem of Summer Shipping by packing all our orders in boxes packed with insulation. We also package our balms in glass-lined jars with twist lids to help prevent leakage if melting occurs. Rest assured that melting for short periods won't damage or affect the shelf life of your product.

What we leave out: Sulphates, parabens, mineral oil, petrochemicals, phthalates, silicones, synthetic fragrances, artificial colors, triethanolamine (TEA), diethanolamine (DEA), polyethylene glycols (PEGs), disodium EDTA and nanoparticles.


Vitellaria Paradoxa (Shea) butter*, Garcinia indica (Kokum) butter*, Camellia Oleifera seed oil*, Astrocaryum murumuru butter, Aristotelia chinensis (Maqui) Berry oil, Optunis Ficus Indica (Prickly Pear) seed oil, Argania Spinosa L. (Argan) oil*, Sclerocarya Birrea (Marula) oil*, Punica granatum (Pomegranate) kernel oil, Vegetable Squalane, Hydrolyzed Pearl, Bakuchiol oil, Citrus Aurantium Amara (Neroli), Pelargonium Graveolens (Rose Geranium)*, Cymbopogon Martinii (Palmarosa) and Helichrysum Italicum (Immortelle) essential oils, Rosemarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) extract. +Eugenol, +Linalool, +Limonene, +Geraniol. 

 *Certified organic ingredients
+ Components of essential oils

Care and safety advice

  • Topical application only
  • Avoid eyes - if contact occurs, rinse with water
  • Store in a cool, dry place away from light
  • Contains essential oils
  • Not suitable for pregnant women (due to essential oils) 
  • Patch test prior to use
  • Use within 6 months of opening
  • If the ambient temperature rises above 30 degrees C then store your balm in the fridge to avoid melting. 
  • Our balms maintain a naturally soft solid state at room temperature and are ready to melt like butter on contact with your warm skin. Please store below 30ºC to maintain its beautiful creamy texture. 



    After cleansing and applying a serum, warm a tiny pea-sized amount between your fingers and press and roll into your skin at night to nourish it while you sleep.


    Apply lightly after serum during the day to protect against environmental stressors like pollution, air conditioning, cold, and heat.


    After thoroughly cleansing and exfoliating apply a generous amount of the balm over your face. Cover your face with a warm washcloth and relax for 5-10 minutes. Remove any remaining traces of Balm with the washcloth and then apply another light veil of Balm to moisturise.


    • Shipping is complimentary when you spend over $100

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