skincare

5 steps to Festive Glowing Skin

Hello Beautiful!

A very Happy Dhanteras to one and all. With the festive season around the corner, it is absolutely essential to have bright, healthy and glowing skin. The daily rut of life tends to take away the charm of our face making it look tan, dull and lifeless. Women usually turn to fairness bleach to get that instant glow and brightness but bleach is harmful for your skin. Sensitive skin types should not even consider bleach as an option. Our facial skin is extremely delicate and it is 3 times thinner than our body. Keeping that in mind, here are the 5 best ways to get festive glowing skin that is absolutely safe and long-lasting.

1.Drink Lots of Water-

There is no substitute for water. You must have heard this million times by now that drinking water helps in flushing out the toxins helping you get clear, glowing skin. It is highly important to drink atleast 8-10 glasses of water a day to see the actual results. Water helps in clearing acne to a great extent. You can also drink fresh fruit juices incase you can’t drink a lot of water.

2.Exercise/Sweat out-

It’s not practical for everyone to go to gym everyday. But its absolutely possible to run for atleast 30mins everyday. Running helps you get the desired glow as you sweat out. Women who gym, do yoga or who is actively involved in any kind of sport have an infinite glow on their skin. Working out increase your blood flow, gives you an extra boost of energy and helps in getting rid of toxins from your body.

3.Facial Mist-

Whoever created the concept of Facial mist should be blessed by women. Facial mists are a multi-purpose product that helps you to get fresh and radiant looking skin ATM. You can simply carry them in your purse and spritz it on your face everytime you feel tired and dull. A bottle of rose water does wonders to your skin and can also be used as a toner. Facial mists are every bride’s favourite weapon to instant glowing skin.

Beautiful woman applying spray water on face on neutral background

4.Ice cubes-

Ice cubes are a boon when you haven’t slept enough and you have an important event coming up. Simply run a piece of icecube on your face prior to your makeup. It will increase blood circulation and give healthy, glowing skin. Ice cubes are also very good for minimizing large pores, soothing red and sunburnt skin.

5. VLCC Facial Kit –

When everything fails, facials come to my rescue. I am allergic to products that include bleach. VLCC, thankfully does not include bleach to their facial kit and is completely paraben free. VLCC has some of the best facial kits. Recently, I got a new variant from VLCC known as the VLCC Ayurveda Haldi & Tulsi Facial Kit. There were 5 deluxe size products inside the kit. It includes face wash, face scrub, face gel, face cream and a face pack. As soon as I used the face wash and scrub, my face instantly looked radiant. The smell of haldi and tulsi was therapeutic for my mind. By the end of facial, my face was glowing to glory and that was my best 200 rupees spent. My face looked bright, glowing and prepped up for the festive makeup. This facial kit is my shortcut to instant glow while other methods take time.

So these were our tricks and tips to instant festive glowing skin that works for every occasion. What do you do to get instant glowing skin?

 

Fair & Lovely Powder Cream Launch Event + Product Review

Hello Beauties,

Fair & Lovely Powder Cream Launch Event + Product Review
Fair & Lovely Powder Cream Launch Event + Product Review

Its been such a long time that my hand is even shaking to pen down my thoughts. I had no motivation lately coz of the hectic work schedule, friend’s engagement party, monsoon trip. All of this kept me busy throughout the weeks. Oh also how can I forget that I shifted to a new place last Sunday. But today I want to speak about a perfect Sunday that I spent in Bungalow 9, Bandra on 17 July. I was invited for the Fair & Lovely Powder Cream Event and I was really curious to know about the new product. I thought it would be a boring day where there would be a speech, goodies will be given and then we can leave. Guess what? It was a super engaging and fun event. We were engaged into games and activities back to back. There was team effort and active participation from all the bloggers. All girls gel around very well due to the team building activities. There were goodies for every activity, which was also a great motivation. In the meanwhile, bloggers were called one by one for product testing. We had our whole day scheduled. Time just flew away and then we had to wrap up. We clicked a lot of pictures before leaving and it felt like it was a graduation picture where all of us got in the frame and clicked a Happy Picture. Everyone had a great time and left with a happy face.

Fair & Lovely Powder Cream Launch Event + Product Review
Fair & Lovely Powder Cream Launch Event + Product Review
Fair & Lovely Powder Cream Launch Event + Product Review
Fair & Lovely Powder Cream Launch Event + Product Review
Fair & Lovely Powder Cream Launch Event + Product Review
Fair & Lovely Powder Cream Launch Event + Product Review
Fair & Lovely Powder Cream Launch Event + Product Review
Fair & Lovely Powder Cream Launch Event + Product Review
Fair & Lovely Powder Cream Launch Event + Product Review
Fair & Lovely Powder Cream Launch Event + Product Review
Fair & Lovely Powder Cream Launch Event + Product Review
Fair & Lovely Powder Cream Launch Event + Product Review
Fair & Lovely Powder Cream Launch Event + Product Review
Fair & Lovely Powder Cream Launch Event + Product Review
Fair & Lovely Powder Cream Launch Event + Product Review
Fair & Lovely Powder Cream Launch Event + Product Review

 

Product Description

New Fair & Lovely Powder Cream is an expert product that brings together fine brightening product and advanced multivitamin fairness cream for: Instant Bright Look, Powder Smooth Finish, All day oil control, 14 hrs fair look, Matte Non-oily feel.

Fair & Lovely Powder Cream Launch Event + Product Review
Fair & Lovely Powder Cream Launch Event + Product Review
Fair & Lovely Powder Cream Launch Event + Product Review
Fair & Lovely Powder Cream Launch Event + Product Review

Price – Rs. 115 for 40 gms and Rs. 55 for 18gms.

Fair & Lovely Powder Cream Launch Event + Product Review
Fair & Lovely Powder Cream Launch Event + Product Review

My Experience with FAL Powder Cream– I wore the product for the entire event and looked fresh and bright whole day long. I thought maybe I should try and spend a whole hectic week of my usual work-life and then decide on how it fares. So my usual Monday to Friday is at work spending 9:30am to 6:30pm. I applied the FAL powder cream at 8am and it felt like a moisturising cream, I applied it in dots on my forehead, neck, chin and cheeks. My face looked bright and fresh and the cream settled in quickly giving me a smooth, matte, bright look. There was no oiliness or stickiness whatsoever. There is no coverage or foundation in this cream. So even though it mattifies well, there was no need for a powder touch-up. I like a bit of coverage in my creams. So I ended up using my compact on this cream and was done for the day. During my lunch, I checked in mirror if I need any touch-up but my face was still matte and fresh. So I continued with work and around 5pm my friend asked to catch up after work for a friend’s house party. I thought now atleast I have to touch-up. To my surprise, the face still looked fresh and I only re-applied my kajal and lipstick. I reached home around 11pm and while washing my face I realised damn my face doesn’t look like I work all day. I usually use bbcream on an average day and I know how dull my face looks at the end of the day. I was super impressed and happy with the product and wore it to work daily. On days when I apply make up, I love using this as a face primer and trust me it works like magic as a face brightener + primer. There is no sunscreen protection in the cream, I wish they would add some SPF to the product; it would have been All-in-one. Overall, I Enjoyed the FAIR & LOVELY Powder cream. It is super affordable, it makes your face look bright and matte for the whole day, on my combination skin there was no traces of oiliness found. I wouldn’t say this cream would make you fair and white, no cream can do that. But it definitely makes you Bright. This would be a perfect product for a college goer to a working woman. After all who wants a heavy foundation feel every day?

Fair & Lovely Powder Cream Launch Event + Product Review
Fair & Lovely Powder Cream Launch Event + Product Review

Pros

  • It indeed gives a 12-14 hrs bright look.
  • Face looks bright, fresh and matte.
  • No oiliness.
  • Suitable for all skintypes.
  • No powder touch up required.
  • This would work excellent as a face brightener + primer.
  • Can be used under make-up.
  • Also makes a nice moisturiser.
  • The cream is light-weight and disappears in the skin.
  • Skin feels smooth and soft.
  • No break-outs.
  • Good quantity.
  • Suitable for sensitive skin.
  • Perfect for everyday wear.
  • Very affordable.
  • Available in smaller packs
  • A unique formula/product.
  • Suitable for all seasons.

Cons

  • Does contain Parabens
  • No coverage.
  • No SPF.
Fair & Lovely Powder Cream Launch Event + Product Review
Fair & Lovely Powder Cream Launch Event + Product Review

Rating – 4.5/5

Recommendation – I am so glad that it is not like those typical product which claims to make you fair. It gives you a fair, bright and matte look for 14hrs. It would be perfect for college girls as well as working women. As the product is very pocket friendly, this is very well-suited for its audience. The product easily would last a month even if used daily. I will highly recommend this product if you are bored of the regular bb/cc creams. This product will be a value addition as it’s actually a unique product.

 

Organic Harvest Shea Lip Repair Lip Balm Review

Hello ladies,

Organic Harvest Shea Lip Repair Lip Balm Review
Organic Harvest Shea Lip Repair Lip Balm Review

It’s the onset of monsoon and onset of sickness for me. I have never been so sick in my whole life. I don’t know what’s wrong with my health. Its been a week and more and I had fever, cold, headache, vomiting and it goes on.  Blame it on the weather. Anyway, lets talk something nice. So the nice factor here is that I went for the Organic Harvest store launch event on Saturday. It was a lovely event where we were asked to wear accesories and there was a hair-stylist who did my hair. The whole ambience gave a very “alowha” feel. I met a few bloggers and we clicked lots of pictures. They S.A briefed me about the products and new launches. Finally, I left with my goodie bag. I have heard a lot about their products especially these cute little EOS lipbalm inspired from Organic Harvest. I am so happy Organic Harvest has come out with their version of lipbalm. Some of the stuff I received is the Anti tan Scrub, Anti Tan mask and the Sunscreen lotion. I am yet to try out the others. However, I started using the lipbalm from the day I got them. I have already made up my mind on the lipbalm and here is what I think…

Product Description

Organic Harvest Shea Lip Repair Lip Balm Review
Organic Harvest Shea Lip Repair Lip Balm Review

The lip balm with the goodness of Shea butter that locks moisture and prevent your lips from drying out.

Price – Rs. 149 (introductory offer) for 10g. 0.35oz

Organic Harvest Shea Lip Repair Lip Balm Review
Organic Harvest Shea Lip Repair Lip Balm Review

Key Ingredients

Certified Organic lanolin, Shea butter, BHT and food grade strawberry flavor. No Color Added-Color of the product may change due to the use of Organic and Natural ingredients.

Usage

You can apply it by closing your lips together like you are going to kiss something, or simply smile with your lips closed, and apply the dome to both of your lips at the same time.

Organic Harvest Shea Lip Repair Lip Balm Review
Organic Harvest Shea Lip Repair Lip Balm Review

Packaging

Like I mentioned, it looks exactly like EOS lipbalm. This is yellow in color and it comes in an egg-shaped form with branding on the top. The packaging is pretty cute and unusual. It is very light-weight and handy. You can easily put it in your handbag and apply on the go. It smells really nice. How I wish it to be edible!

Organic Harvest Shea Lip Repair Lip Balm Review
Organic Harvest Shea Lip Repair Lip Balm Review

My Experience with Organic Harvest Shea Lip Repair Lip Balm-

I started using the product from the time I received it. I usually apply lipbalms in the night and exfoliate my lips in the morning. That way it gives me lipstick ready lips in the morning. The formula of this lipbalm is matte and not glossy that I totally adore. I was really done and dusted with glossy lipbalms. It is a clear lipbalm without any tint. I was not looking for a tinted one anyway. It works extremely well on my chapped lips and helps them to stay smooth. This lipbalm stayed around 4-5hrs after which you may like to re-apply. My lips are always dry and I can never think of applying lipstick without exfoliating. This lipbalm keeps my lips nourished and keeps me from the hassle of exfoliating. It has a yummy fragrance and doesn’t give a waxy feeling. The fact that is made of natural ingredients makes this a steal. It is free from Paraben, mineral oil, Paba and Animal Ingredients. The SA told me that it helps in reducing darkness of your lips. I didn’t really believe her as there is no SPF. But now that I am using it I have seen slight difference in my lipcolor. The dark pigmentation has faded a bit and my lips look much healthier. Honestly, I have used EOS lipbalm and didn’t like it much. But I end up liking Organic Harvest Shea Lip Repair much more than I originally planned.

Pros

  • Heals chapped lips
  • Lightens pigmented lips
  • Matte smooth texture
  • Has Shea butter
  • Very cute and hygienic packaging
  • Doesn’t dry up your lips
  • Stays for 4-5hrs
  • Doesn’t melt
  • Travel friendly
  • Doesn’t give a waxy heavy feeling
  • Paraben, mineral oil and cruelty free
  • Natural ingredients used
  • Easily available
  • Preps up your lips for lipstick
  • Affordable
  • Good quantity
  • No added color
  • Yummy fragrance

Cons

  • No SPF
  • Only Key Ingredients mentioned.

Rating– 4.8/5

Recommendation – If you like prepping your lips before applying lipstick and if you like matte texture. I would highly recommend this lipbalm to you. It saves a lot of time when you cannot exfoliate your lips. Simply apply this lipbalm and you have soft, smooth and clear lips.

Have you tried the Organic Harvest lipbalms? Which one did you try?

 

My Beauty Shopping Experience with APLAVA!

Hello beauties,

My Beauty Shopping Experience with APLAVA!
My Beauty Shopping Experience with APLAVA!

Being a beauty junkie, I am always on a look to buy new products.  I would love to go shopping but definitely not in this heat. Also it’s practically impossible for me, considering that I work 5 days a week. I love online shopping more than offline. That’s because online beauty products are easily available and you don’t have to travel from one shop to another. I have noticed that we have very few online beauty shopping websites in India. There were many choices when I started blogging but now there are just 2 or 3 websites. Today, I want to reveal this new online beauty shopping website called “APLAVA”. For the one who is curious to know what APLAVA means? Aplava (pronounced “AAp luv” in original sanskrit) means taking a bath to purify oneself. It’s an ablution process of cleansing oneself. Just as the name suggests, Aplava wants to give its customers an experience of divine purity. Beauty is you! Aplava has this unique blend of some household and foreign brands. If you ask me what struck me to buy from this website? It will be definitely due to some fresh brands like Bodyography, Natio, Kronokare , Mememe, Wild Earth etc.

About Aplava

My Beauty Shopping Experience with APLAVA!
My Beauty Shopping Experience with APLAVA!

As a startup beauty company, we strive to bring an unparalleled assortment of prestige brands, household names and niche, cult beauty brands, all on one site. Our professional team of Dermatologists and Beauty advisors has cherry picked brands across a broad range of product categories including Skincare, Hair care, Bath & Body, Make Up, Fragrance, Sun & Travel, Intimacy, Shaving, Candles and Aromatherapy, Mom & Baby & Homecare. To make your experience worthwhile and easy, the team has developed a mechanism to advice and recommends products based on your skin type and skin concerns. Use the Personalized Beauty section on your profile page to get customized recommendation for your daily skin routine.

Unlike many other beauty retailers, we work directly with our manufacturers/authorized distributors to bring you over 5,000 products straight from the brands themselves. You can trust that anything you buy is 100% authentic, guaranteed

My Beauty Shopping Experience with Aplava!
My Beauty Shopping Experience with Aplava!

My Experience with Aplava.com –

I ordered for three products from Aplava.com and I received my order within 4 days i.e I ordered on Monday and received it on Thursday. I believe that’s Not bad at all! I was expecting it to come within 7-8 days because that’s what the shipment message said. However, everything came pretty fast and all the products were cutely packed in a box. I also received a coupon code for my next order. There was no damage whatsoever with my order. Also, they had kept me updated by sending sms about my shipment. I was really confused as to what to pick from the whole range. Because my mind said that I should try new brands and my heart said ‘Ohhhh, you always wanted that Revlon highlighting palette.’ I just gave in and bought the Revlon highlighting palette in Rose Glow 020, Faces Ultimate Pro lipstick in Read my lip 07 (badly wanted) and the L’Oreal Magique Compact Powder G2. I checked the expiry and if they were genuine. They were all genuine products with nowhere near to expiry. Now I am sure to go again and again to the website to play with the new brands. Also they have great offers running always. Some brownie points about Aplava is that they send a complimentary sample with every order which is really cool. They offer free shipping over orders above 999. There is so much to like about this website, here I am talking about the personalised beauty advice. We all are different skintypes and also have different skincolor. We always try to find a blogger of our complexion online to know what would suit us? With Aplava’s beauty experts you can take a test and find out what will suit your needs and get them delivered at your doorstep. Sounds easy peasy? Isn’t it? I have so many girlfriends and sometimes its so difficult to figure out what to gift a friend? Once I gifted a lipstick to a friend and she told me she already had that shade. Soooo…. I made a boo-boo! I am so glad Aplava came up with a concept of Giftcards. Now you can gift your mother, sister, girlfriend just with what they want without exactly knowing what they want? Haha.. If you know what I mean? They have giftcards ranging from 500 to 10,000. Oh by the way, they are running some amazing offers on lip-balms online. I am a sucker for lip-balms and I finish it faster than my lipsticks. With so many options you can spoil yourself.

My Beauty Shopping Experience with APLAVA!
My Beauty Shopping Experience with APLAVA!

Recommendation: –  To sum it up, I am truly happy and it was a great shopping experience with Aplava. I am soon going to order some more from the website. I think you should totally checkout this website if you like trying new brands and also for the offers.  I couldn’t find any Con. I just want them to get all the drugstore brands like Colorbar, Make Up revolution, Nyx etc so that it becomes easy for us to buy everything under one roof.

Did you shop from Aplava yet? What are you planning to haul?

Love,

Ric

Skin18.com Haul and Website Review

Hello beauties,

skin18.com website review
skin18.com website review

Summers are here and I have a love/hate relationship with this weather. I love it because it is supposed to be the vacation time of the year. Its time to bring out our shorts, skirts, rompers and flaunt some skin. On the other hand, I absolutely hate the unwanted tans, blemishes and ageing of skin. If you want to enjoy the holidays, you have to take care of your skin. I’ve learned the hard way that Skin comes first and Make up afterwards. Last year, I wholly dedicated and have undergone treatment to take care of my skin and the results are acne-free, no blemish skin. Now I am in love with skincare products. I believe healthy skin can make you look beautiful even without makeup. So our Focus should be Skin first. Having said that, today I am going to review about this Korean beauty website SKIN18.Com. I have heard and experienced myself that Korean skincare products are awesome. We have beauty centre in Mumbai which sells some Korean skincare products but they are not consistent and suddenly out of shelf when you need them. Skin18.com was kind enough to approach me to review their products and the timing was just perfect… Summers!

About Skin18.com

SKIN18 believes in skincare instead of makeup.  Skincare products feed natural ingredients and nutrition to your skin while makeup is considered as coverage.  A lady may not have perfect features but still look charming with beautiful skin, imagine a young girl with smaller eyes and big nose will still look good at the age of 18.  Founder of Skin18 concerns about her skin the most, and our mission here is to bring you products that will makes you look forever 18.  It is the best to start your skincare as early as possible but there is never too late just like having exercise for a healthy body.

SKIN18 is very picky on selecting the workable skin healthy products and inviting bloggers, users, clients, reporters to write reviews with testing products is one of the way – please feel free to join Skin18 and share your feelings about skincare.  Ladies – it is time to spend your leisure time on yourself. Our guarantee is to ensure all products placed in our website are good for your skin.

skin18.com
Skin18.com

Skin18 has sent me some 17 samples and I have received it within 15 days from dispatch. That was pretty quick because in Mumbai the customs usually hold the parcel coming any corner of the world. Thankfully, there was no customs charge because it mentioned $5.00 also it was “gift” marked. All the samples were intact and had extremely cute packaging. I love the packaging of Korean products. If you wish to try the samples you can purchase them by paying a minimal shipping fee. Also I love the fact that they have so many freebies, samples, giveaways and subscription box for their customers. They have extremely caring and nice people in customer service. The customer service keep you updated with your order time to time. They have this subscription box where you can choose skincare products according to your skintype and they will send it across to you. For that, you definitely need to tell them clearly what is your skintype?  Here are the products that I have received from Skin18.com

dress code black mediheal mask dress
dress code black
Snail Repairing Wrinkle Care Intensive Mask
Snail Repairing Wrinkle Care Intensive Mask
Multi-Vita Brightening Active Mask
Multi-Vita Brightening Active Mask
Red Ginseng White Clean Active Mask
Red Ginseng White Clean Active Mask
Rice Wine Moisturizing and Conditioning Serum
Rice Wine Moisturizing and Conditioning Serum
Pomegranate 7 Skin Scheduler Saturday Vital Mask
Pomegranate 7 Skin Scheduler Saturday Vital Mask
Luke Lemon Tea Tree Nose Cleansing Strip, Mugwort Nose Strip, Hydrogel Eye Patch
Luke Lemon Tea Tree Nose Cleansing Strip, Mugwort Nose Strip, Hydrogel Eye Patch
Ben & Sera Water Light Face Scrub
Ben & Sera Water Light Face Scrub
Ben & Sera JJ Cream Diamond Whitening One Second
Ben & Sera JJ Cream Diamond Whitening One Second
Ben & Sera 7 days Whitening Miracle, 30 days Anti Ageing Project, 15 Days Anti Wrinkle Taeng Taeng
Ben & Sera 7 days Whitening Miracle, 30 days Anti Ageing Project, 15 Days Anti Wrinkle Taeng Taeng

I tried the Red Ginseng White Clean Active Mask and went totally head over heels over this mask. My face look really tired after a hectic day at work and I had to go out for a dinner. I have put this mask on my face for nearly 15-20 mins. And my face looked so glowing, cold, clean and bright as if I have just done a facial. My mom asked me if I have taken a nap while using this mask. Honestly, I didn’t because the thought of getting ready and leaving asap never let me sleep. So I was clear it was the mask.  After few days I tried the Pomegranate 7skin scheduler Saturday Vital Mask and the results were same. Clear, bright, soft, healthy, cool glowing skin post usage. I can now declare that Skin18 products really work and offer awesome benefits to the skin. No wonder Korean beauties look so young and graceful all the time. I am surely going to order more products once I finish all of these.

I am very keen on trying the serums now. I will keep you posted with the progress of my skin with the serums. In the meanwhile, do check out Skin18.com for a plethora of skincare masks, serums, moisturisers and more in affordable price. They offer free shipping on order of $40.00 otherwise it is $3.00. I bet you will love the K beauty.

How to Pamper Your Skin in Winters

All of us love winter. The lovely breeze and the cozy coffee make our hearts bloom. But with all these we sometimes forget to pamper our skin. Winter has the ability of taking moisture from your skin, making you look dull and lifeless. The question is; are you going to let this happen to you? If your answer is ‘’no’’, which we are quite sure that it is, we recommend you to spare two minutes and rehash things which you are already aware of!

Moisturising is a must for a beautiful skin. With regular practise, you will notice softer and more radiant and glowing skin. Of course the easy way is just dab the cream but a little more knowledge will go a long way. Take a look!

  1. COVERING YOUR FEET AND HANDS AT NIGHT- winter can really make your hands and feet look like those of crows! No offence but we all would agree to this in our deep conscious. Here is how you can combat it. Just apply loads of moisturising cream on your hands and feet. You can apply any cream which suits your skin. Biotique products are good. But if you find them expensive, you may try regular boro-plus. Take huge amount and massage. The trick to get the deep moisture is that you must cover your feet and palm. Wear socks and gloves. This ensures that the moisture sets deep in your pores. Do this daily. Within three to four days, you are bound to notice the difference. Your hands and feet will appear soft and glowy as feather.
  2. MORNING- winter morning is not only restricted to difficulty in getting up, it has the habit of leaving you feel dry. The knuckles, elbows, neck and lips are most affected. Do not worry. Just take the effort of applying your cream on these areas.
  3. POST BATH- so bathing does take away little moisture! Replace your regular soap with moisture laden body wash. After bathing, massage yourself with moisturising cream. You may also choose olive oil. This is extremely important if you are targeting healthy glowing and soft skin. Olive oil can be used on lips as well. It will make it pink naturally with regular usage. Another thing which you must keep in mind is that you must keep your hair dandruff free. If your hair has dandruff, take all the steps to get it removed. It may have severe effect on your skin. A healthy scalp is a prerequisite for a healthy soft skin. Wash your hair at least thrice weekly.
  4. CARRY YOUR MOISTURISING LOTION WITH YOU- so if you are a student or an office goer, you are very much aware that that anything applied in the morning doesn’t last for long. Carry your small handy bottle of cream and apply it after 4-5 hours of first usage. Remember, good skin is never difficult to achieve. Many of us never get it only because we are never persistent in our effort. Love yourself and love your skin. Give it what it deserves.

 

YOU WERE BORN TO SHINE! 🙂

Guest Post!

Jergens Ultra Healing Extra Dry Skin Moisturizer Review

Hello ladies,

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Jergens Ultra Healing Extra Dry Skin Moisturizer Review

Winter is my favourite season and I love to look at my face during this season. I look much brighter and younger. That I was talking about was my facial skin. However, I hate looking at my body’s skin. They look so dry, rough and white. Also on certain days I feel itchy more than usual. I dare not use a lotion after shower or else I’ll be like a monkey scratching my hands and legs all day. I know everyone is in a hunt of buying body lotions and body butter to save their skin these days. So I thought I’ll introduce you to my all time favourite body moisturizer. Jergens Ultra Healing Extra Dry Skin Moisturizer is a thick moisturizer which is meant to use on extra dry skin on those extra cold days. My aunts who live in states always bring 4-5 bottles of this lotion every time they come to India. So I have been using this brand since 5-6years now. I think I am experience enough to write about it now.

Product Description

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Jergens Ultra Healing Extra Dry Skin Moisturizer Review

Made with a blend of Vitamins C, E and B5, this fast-absorbing body lotion goes deep beneath skin’s surface to lock in moisture and heal dryness at the source, preventing its unwelcome return.

  • Penetrates through 5 layers of skin’s surface to start healing at the source
  • Helps heal extra dry skin—including heels, elbows and knees
  • Triples skin’s moisture content with continued use
  • Provides 24-hour relief

Price – Available for Rs. 403 for 496ml bottle on AMAZON. You can compare the prices online.

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Jergens Ultra Healing Extra Dry Skin Moisturizer Review

Packaging – It is housed in a thick sturdy white bottle which has a flip flop. If you go for a bottle which is of higher quantity, you have to simply press the pump and the lotion will drop out. The packaging of the bottle is travel friendly. Like I said my aunts always get 4-5 bottles of these from states.

Jergens Ultra Healing Extra Dry Skin Moisturizer Review
Jergens Ultra Healing Extra Dry Skin Moisturizer Review

My Experience with Jergens Ultra Healing Extra Dry Skin Moisturizer-

This is hands down one of the best winter skin moisturizer I have ever used. I agree I always get bored of using this since I have like 4-5 bottles in stock with me. In between, I keep trying other products. But I always tend to come back to this during winters. It heals every part of dry areas of my skin and makes it smooth and shiny.  There is absolutely no need of re-application with this lotion. The cream consistency is medium, I say medium because it’s not as thick as those heavy duty body butters. It goes like a breeze on my skin. Some might find it too heavy for summers. It tends to get a bit sticky during summers. However, its perfect for winters and can be carried anytime anywhere. Earlier it was not available easily in India but now its available everywhere online. I also found it in beauty stores here in Mumbai, India.

Pros

  • Great moisturizer/lotion for winters
  • Heals the roughest points of your skin
  • Lasting moisturization
  • Travel friendly
  • No need of reapplication
  • Skin becomes smooth and soft with regular use
  • Skin doesn’t feel itchy or stretchy anymore
  • Available easily online

Cons

  • None just avoid using this during summers or it may feel sticky.

Rating – 5/5

My Recommendation–  I have been using this from so many years and I cannot force you enough to get this. Do pick up one and try it yourself. You will be hooked.

THE BODY SHOP TEA TREE SKIN CLEARING TONER

Hello girlies,

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THE BODY SHOP TEA TREE TONER REVIEW

Many of you have asked me to about my skincare routine and want me to do a post about it. Honestly, December is such a month that keeps me occupied with too many things. So it gets difficult to cope up with time. But I promised that I will soon review on certain important skincare products that I absolutely adore and treasure. Having said that, today I am going to review on (the very famous already) THE BODY SHOP TEA TREE SKIN CLEARING TONER. One of my readers is getting married and she wanted help with face pigmentation, pimples, acne spots etc. I swear by THE BODY SHOP TEA TREE SKIN CLEARING TONER for my acne prone skin. Yes, I don’t have acne now *touchwood*.  However, two years back I had horrible skin which used to breakout like crazy.  That’s when I found this product.

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THE BODY SHOP TEA TREE TONER REVIEW

Product Description

This refreshing toner for blemished skin gives a beautifully matte, shine-free finish.
• Removes traces of make-up, cleanser and impurities
• Mattifying powders leave skin shine-free
• Clinically proven to give clearer-looking skin

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THE BODY SHOP TEA TREE TONER REVIEW

Price – 795 for 250 ml

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THE BODY SHOP TEA TREE TONER REVIEW

Packaging – It’s housed in a clear translucent sturdy bottle. It has a flip flop kind of a cover which has a hole from where you can pour out the toner. You need to shake the bottle before use as it has a tendency to settle down at the bottom. Since the packaging is sturdy it makes it a travel friendly product.

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THE BODY SHOP TEA TREE TONER REVIEW

My Experience with THE BODY SHOP TEA TREE SKIN CLEARING TONER

I used to get bad breakouts back then so I wanted an effective toner. I tried everything but nothing really impressed me. One fine day Preetha from Glamsel gave me half a bottle of tea tree toner to try out.  I was not ready to shell out 795 bucks for a toner and she was kind enough to let me get my hands on this. She was very firm that I would like it.  I went home applied it with a cotton ball, at first the tingling sensation scared me out. I was like what’s happening to my face but once it settled my face felt tight and better. With repeated usage, my face started clearing out, the breakouts minimized, blemishes reduced. I immediately bought a new bottle since then I am using this toner. This has worked very well for me and my face looks much better now.  Mind you, I had to go to derma for my acne. However, I still prefer using this toner against everything else I have tried. This one is great for oily/acne prone skin, helps in clearing up the breakouts and blemishes, maintains the ph balance of your skin and also reduces pores to a great level.  If you are sensitive skin you may not like the tea tree smell or tingling sensation on your skin. Dry skin beauties may find this a little drying. For others, this will be your best investment even though it’s pricey. But one bottle last 6 months easily.

Pros

  • Great for oily/acne prone skin
  • Removes all traces of make up and dirt
  • Clears skin blemishes and marks
  • Reduces breakouts to a great extent
  • Minimizes pores
  • Tea tree smell is relaxing
  • Maintains the PH Balance of your skin
  • Travel friendly
  • Great quantity

Cons

  • Can be pricey for some but one bottle last long.

Rating – 5/5

My Recommendation: It’s my Holy Grail and I have been using this since 2years now. I absolutely recommend this to oily/acne prone skin types. I gave it a 5 rating because it is not pricey for me considering one bottle last almost 6-8months. It’ definitely a plus for skincare routine.

 

 

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