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Balancing Botanical Drops 15ml

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About these drops

Visibly reduces the appearance of imperfections, pores and shine. Perfect for oily, blemish-prone skin, our fast-acting, lightweight gel drops reduce the appearance of imperfections and pores to leave skin looking mattified, healthy and balanced.


Powered by expertly selected botanicals, this concentrated water-based formula is enriched with harmonising sacred, ginger torch and Egyptian lotus to visibly reduce the appearance of imperfections, pores and shine.

Suitable for all skin types, you can mix these 5-star rated drops with your chosen moisturiser or use alone for targeted results.


(£1.73 per ml)
All skin types
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Balancing Botanical Drops 15ml
(£1.73 per ml)
Balancing 15ml pipette - £26.00

“I have very oily skin and these Botanical Drops are amazing! I use one drop in the morning before my Skin Repair™ Gel Cream and my skin feels balanced and not shiny at all.”

Margie, England

Why you will love this

  • Reduces the appearance of imperfections and pores
  • Leaves skin looking healthy and balanced
  • Visibly mattifies for a shine-free look
  • Cruelty free and certified under the Leaping Bunny Program
  • For all skin types

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Apply morning and evening as needed, after toning and before moisturising, for targeted results. Alternatively, mix a single drop into your moisturiser in the palm of your hand.

Ginger Torch

(Etlingera elatior)

Grown on farms in the Ivory Coast, our Ginger Torch plants are harvested when in flower, then dried and the active ingredient is extracted.

Egyptian Lotus Extract

(Nymphaea lotus)

The blue Egyptian lotus is used to symbolise purity.

Aqua (water), Glycerin, Propanediol, Xanthan gum, Panthenol, Etlingera elatior flower extract, Nelumbo nucifera flower extract, Nymphaea caerulea flower extract, Phenoxyethanol, Sodium benzoate, Citric acid.

We're certified under the Cruelty Free International Leaping Bunny Program


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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this as a treat at night! Wanted to try this when I realised it was gel and not oil. I mix it in with the light cream at night, and its super nourishing and hopefully it sorts out my breakouts!
Date published: 2020-09-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Drops I mix one drop with my face moisturiser and I really think it has made my skin look brighter than normal
Date published: 2020-09-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This Is Great I have tried all three of these botanical drops they have all made my skin look even better than it did.These balancing drops have actually closed the pores on my nose that I hated. I think when users buy them they should give them a chance before saying they don’t like them.I have used L.E. since it was launched and think these drops and the new moisturisers are marvellous.
Date published: 2020-09-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great product! I have very oily skin and these botanical drops are amazing! I use one drop in the morning before my skin repair gel moisturiser and my skin feels balanced and not shiny at all. Another fantastic LE product in my skincare routine which I can no longer do without! Highly recommended
Date published: 2020-09-06
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Unbalanced These were not for me. Caused breakouts and made makeup sit badly on my skin. Returned them for an exchange so good customer service.
Date published: 2020-07-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from No more spots! For as long as I can remember I've been prone to breakouts on my chin and jawline, and I have a very oily forehead. Was very skeptical about these drops, they are expensive and after having a very bad reaction to another well known brand I have been put off introducing anything new, even after going back to LE. First of all they are not an oil as I thought they would be, but a gel. I've used one drop every day mixed with the new Super Skin Gel Cream and I can honestly say that I've not had a single slight bump in my skin, never mind an angry breakout. Its also gone some way to balance my oily forehead. Definitely recommend and could not be without these drops, they will last for ages using one drop a day.
Date published: 2020-07-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing primer I love to put this on as a base under my makeup. It gives me a flawless Matt complexion that lasts all day! I love it !
Date published: 2020-07-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fabulous product Really enjoying using this on my skin. Easy to apply and absorbed by the skin. Face is less red and skin is a more even tone.
Date published: 2020-07-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love! Having had very good, clear skin for most of my life I recently started to get bumps under my skin around my chin and jawline as well as some spots in the same area. I have tried quite a few different creams to get rid of them but the biggest help has been these drops. I wouldn't normally have gone for a balancing product as my skin is more normal/dry/sensitive but the fact that these are oil free really sold it to me. And I really love them! For the first week or so I mixed one drop into my moisturiser in the morning and evening and once my skin improved I started using them only at night. My skin is clearer, brighter and the blemishes and bumps have reduced. About to buy my second bottle. Recommended.
Date published: 2020-06-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Targets problem areas amazingly The balancing drops have done wonders to my skin, reducing blemishes appearing on the skin, and if I do get a blemish the drops help to get rid of it quickly. Also really helped to reduce surface oil on my TZone. The texture of the drops is really unique, not like an oil or jelly but more like a sap, absorbing quite quickly or easily mixed with moisturiser. Love, love, love!!
Date published: 2020-06-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This is different! I’ve come back to LE during lockdown as I like the ethical and natural side of their products. I’ve been using a well known expensive serum for 2 years but wanted a change. This seems pricey but honestly you hardly need more than one drop blended in with your moisturiser which makes a small bottle go a long way! Apply to dry skin, I wait ten minutes after my toner has dried then apply, it takes a minute to sink in and then I apply my make up - I just wear with a little tinted moisturiser, mascara and lippy and I have to say I do look healthier. I just use one drop in the mornings and evenings, it recommends 2 drops but I find one is enough for my skin. Will definitely be buying again.
Date published: 2020-06-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this product! I was sceptical about this product as I thought it would be oily...IT ISN’T! It’s water based and soaks straight into the skill. I suffer with hormonal breakouts and uneven skin tone. This product combined with the daily skin repair routine has been a game changer. Only downside. I wish the bottle was bigger!!
Date published: 2020-06-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I love it!!! I am now onto my second bottle of the balancing botanical drops and my skin has never looked better. I use the drops alone all over my face in the mornings and then at night I mix a drop in with my moisturiser. My skin is less oily and the texture has improved too. Can honestly say I love these little drops and I have been recommending them to my family and friends too.
Date published: 2020-06-26
Rated 3 out of 5 by from I cant wait to try this Ive already tried some other products for glow, this one says its for blemishes so im really looking forward to seeing results
Date published: 2020-06-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fab product! This is a lovely product and I highly recommend it. My skin tone has improved drastically (very acne scarred and red) and it feels lovely to apply. I personally think it’s good value for money, but now that I’ve fallen in love with it, would maybe like the option of buying a bigger bottle, but this isn’t a game changer.
Date published: 2020-06-15
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great product! The gel drops feel good on my skin, not too heavy. The product has reduced the shine on my forehead and pores seem to be less visible.
Date published: 2020-06-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love the Balancing Drops These drops have really helped with my ‘lockdown’ skin! Clearing up breakouts and balancing pores and shine. Love the gel texture too x
Date published: 2020-06-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Refreshing and different Wasn't sure which oil to try first but loving the balancing botanical, noticing the difference in my skin when I've applied it. I Love it !! looking forward in trying the others .
Date published: 2020-06-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this product I love these drops, noticed an overall improvement in my skin
Date published: 2020-06-10
Rated 4 out of 5 by from good scent and feels nice on skin i am using this with the moisturiser and find it a delight to use for fragrance and the way my skin feels. As it is an oil I use a night rather than risk an oil on my skin while in sunlight
Date published: 2020-06-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This product has definitely made a difference to my skin! I’ve used lizearle for a few years now as I’ve always suffered with occasional flares in my skin, and just recently I’ve purchased the balancing drops and I am so happy with the result of them. I apply the drops at the very end of my routine and just before I apply my moisturiser and they have 100% made a difference in my skin and I feel like my skin is looking a lot more ‘glowy’. Would definitely recommend these drops to anyone who suffers with any kind of acne, unbalanced skin!
Date published: 2020-06-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wow! Super impressed. I can't recommend the Balancing Drops enough. They arrived just as my skin was completely breaking down and screaming out for some help. After one evening application I woke with much calmer looking skin and within 3 days it was clear, smooth and soothed. I like to apply it before my Liz Earle gel moisturiser in the evening.
Date published: 2020-06-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lovely product This oil feels amazing on your skin . My skin felt so soft.
Date published: 2020-05-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works wonders I absolutely love these drops. Just one drop in with the moisturiser and my skin can really tell the difference. It looks and feels wonderful.
Date published: 2020-05-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A good new product Good product which helped my skin improve and clear some of the blemishes. I have found that there isn’t much in the bottle and it is a little over priced.
Date published: 2020-05-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazed with the results. I have been using Liz Earle products for several years and have always been happy, but these botanical drops are really extra special. I have been using with Skin Repair Gel Cream and, at 62, my skin looks better now than it has for a long time.
Date published: 2020-05-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great new product I bought these drops as I wanted something extra for my skincare routine. I am highly allergic to most luxury skincare, so I just do not bother with most of it and have stayed loyal to Liz Earle for nearly twenty years. The new moisturisers are great and coupled with these drops it feels lovely and no reactions at all. Very good at keeping shine at bay and a very reasonable price too.
Date published: 2020-05-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great so far So far seems to be having a great effect on my acne prone skin. Definitely controlling my oiliness through the day
Date published: 2020-05-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Brightens and clarifies skin I think this product has helped my acne / combination skin a lot! I would recommend mixing it in with a moisturiser as without it, the serum left my skin slightly dry in places. It is quite expensive but I will definitely be repurchasing as it is worth the money.
Date published: 2020-05-20
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Good but pricey for the size... I bought this around a week and a half ago and have used it every morning and every night since. Nice glass bottle with pipette, feels expensive. I do like it, I'm not sure I can see any major difference but it does feel nice to apply. I struggle with hormonal acne on my chin area which is why I bought it as it said it is good for blemishes but can't say it's made much of a difference maybe ever so slightly. I think it's very pricey for the size as I'm almost done the bottle after only almost 2 weeks I maybe have a quarter left. I'd be more happy to purchase at this price if it was a slightly larger bottle so for this reason I probably won't be repurchasing. Maybe I just need something stronger for my hormonal acne. That all being said it hasn't made my skin any worse just doesn't have the wow factor that I thought it would have at the price it is.
Date published: 2020-05-17
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Do these drop have any fragrance to them please?

Asked by: Maggie123
Hi, thanks for getting in touch. Our Balancing Botanical Drops have been formulated to be fragrance free however, you may find the aromas of the botanicals coming though, but this should be very minimal. We hope this information helps - The Customer Care Centre Team
Answered by: LizEarleBeautyCo
Date published: 2024-03-25

Would I use this before or after applying your super skin face serum 

Asked by: Tyronee
Hi. I use the Balancing Drops  before applying my Superskin Face Serum  or before my Skin Repair Hydrating Serum. The drops are superb at helping to eliminate any pesky spots and balancing my skin. Hope this helps. 
Answered by: Fushcia15
Date published: 2023-12-20
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