BEAUTY

OrganicMill: Lip Gloss in Raspberry shade ReviewΒ 

Hello Readers,

Today’s post is all about Lip Product from ORGANICMILL. Before starting of with the review let me tell you a little about the brand…Since this is the first time i am reviewing a product from Organic Mill. 

About the Brand: OrganicMill  is a 2 year old brand based in Greater Noida. OrganicMill provides 100% organic daily skin care products without any chemicals and preservatives. All raw material are organic USDA certified. Products are made from finest and select herbs,oils and butters. They make fresh products on order basis as the shelf life of products is less. OrganicMill also customises fragrance for a few of their products. 

List of Products Provided by OrganicMill: 

Lip balm- 250/- 10gm

Lip scrub- 250/- 10gm

Salve- 400/ – 30gm

Body scrub- 400/- 100gm

Face lep- 400/- 70gm

Toner – 300/- 100ml

Hair oil- 300/- 100ml

Night cream- 450/- 30gm

Under eye cream- 350 /- 10gm

Bath salt- 350/-  100gm

Glycerin soaps- 100/- 100gm

Hand and foot mask- 400/- 70 gm

Aloe day gel- 350/- 30 gm

Body sunscreen- 500/- 70gm

Bug me Not- 350/- 30gm

Detox Clay Mask – 400/- gm

Compact powder –  500/- 20gm

Face and Body Cream – 400/- 70 gm

Body Polisher- 400/- 100

Eye Liner- 10 gm 300.

Coming back to the review part….Last week organicmill sent me a lip gloss in raspberry shade.

The lip gloss comes in a round plastic container with a screw cap and has a protection lid inside. All the information regarding the product is mentioned behind the container.

To be honest i don’t like the tub packaging. Its unhygienic and Since you need a seperate lip brush to apply it, everytime there will be a need to wash it (brush) again and again and carry it(brush) along with you in case you are carrying the lip gloss while travelling. I would prefer a squeezable tube. 

Price 300rs for 10gms

Best Before 6 months from mfg date.

For Ingredients, Direction of use, Instructions please refer the above picture.

My Experience – The Raspberry lip gloss is a dark pink shade. It gives a nice pink tint to the lips. But since i have darker lips the shade isn’t visible much. It will look better on fair lips is what i feel. The lip gloss glides smoothly and doesn’t feels heavy on the lips. It makes my lips soft and keeps it hydrated for a good 2-3 hours without eating or drinking. Its a nice shade for daily wear as its not very dark and at the same time keeps the lips hydrated.

Rating 3/5

Pros

  • Organic
  • Made Fresh
  • Hydrating
  • No chemicals

Cons

  • Packaging could have been better

You can buy the lip gloss from HERE

BEAUTY

TBC by Nature: Sunblock Everyday Mattifying Cream SPF 30+

One of the things i hate about hot summer sun is the damage it does to the skin. My skin gets super oily and tanned as soon as i head out in hot sun. Which means, if i apply a sunscreen/sunblock cream while heading out, my skin tends to get more oily and sticky. Therefore i prefer not to apply anything on my face. But one must also know that a sunscreen/sunblock cream  is a must to protect the skin from sun damage. I have tried a number of suncreens and sunblocks but nothing seems to suit my skin. Everyday there is this constant fight in my mind  whether to or not to apply. On one side i hate getting my skin oily and on the other side i also fear my skin getting damaged. I am sure many of you might be facing the same issue as me. But hey, look i have found the solution —> 

Sunblock Everyday Mattifying Cream SPF 30+ from TBC by Nature

Recently TBC by Nature has come up with suncare range and one of the product from their suncare range is this Sunblock Everyday Mattifying cream Spf 30+ with organic carrot oil & grape juice. 

About the product / Direction of use / Ingredients – 

 The product is

  • Organic
  • Not tested on Animals
  • 100% veg
  • Fragrance free
  • LLP, Silicon, PABA free
  • Eco Certified

Packaging : It comes in tube with a flip cap. The tube comes inside a cardboard box. All the information has been mentioned both on the tube as well as cardboard box. Love the colour and the floral design on the tube.
The Sunblock cream is white in colour and has medium consistency.

Priced at 349rs for 120g

My Experience –

I was very excited to use this cream as it has the words ‘ mattifying’ on it.  As for all the oily skin beauties the word mattifying is the key. The cream is light in weight and doesn’t feels heavy on the skin. It needs to be massaged properly in order to get it completely absorbed by the skin. It doesn’t makes the skin oily nor leaves a whitish cast And also keeps my skin hydrated. My face looks a little radiant after applying this. But the radiant effect vanishes after a few hours. Zinc oxide & titanium dioxide present in the cream are very effective in protecting the skin from UV rays. The cream also contains organic carrot oil & grape juice to fight against aging effects of the sun on skin. Overall a good product. Totally recommended. 

Rating 5/5


BEAUTY, hygiene, lifestyle

Himalaya Herbals: Pure Hands Hand Sanitizers Review

Do you travel often ?? Then a hand sanitizer is a must for you. I love travelling so a hand sanitizer is a constant staple of my bag ….One that smells good and is effective in cleaning. 

Recently Himalaya Herbals brand sent me 3 hand sanitizers in variants – Litchi, Green Apple and Lemon Fragrance. Today i am going to review these Hand Sanitizers. Read on to know my experience.

Pure Hands Hand Santizer Review

What the brand says about the product? 
The first of its kind, Himalaya’s PureHands is an effective, herbal, alcohol-based hand sanitizer, which kills 99.9% of germs, prevents infection, and ensures total hand hygiene.

PureHands contains extracts of herbs like Coriander, which have potent antimicrobial properties and Lime, which is a natural bactericidal. In addition, the active ingredients of Neem, which are antibacterial, fungicidal and antiviral, safely keep viruses, bacteria and fungi at bay.

Key Ingredients: Hrivera, Coriander, Lime, Ushira, Neem. 

Directions of use: Squeeze approximately 0.5 ml (coin-sized drop) of the gel on your palms. Rub well over the palms, back of hands, fingernails and grooves briskly, until dry. No water is required after use.

PureHands is absolutely safe for regular use. It contains moisturizers that prevent skin irritation. TheProduct has been clinically tested, and its safety and efficacy is proven.

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Price: 80rs for 100ml.

Expiry: 2 years from mfg date

Packaging: It comes in a transparent plastic bottle with a flip cap. All the information regarding the product is mentioned behind the bottle. 

Pure Hands Hand Sanitizer in Litchi –

Pure Hands Hand Sanitizer Review – Litchi Variant

The litchi variant is pink in colour and smells purely of litchi. The smell is so juicy that i have an urge to smell it again and again. The smell lingers on my hand for quite some time which i love absolutely. Among all the 3 variants this has to be my favourite.

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Pure Hands Hand Sanitizer In Lemon Fragrance-

Pure Hands Hand Sanitizer Review – Lemon Fragrance

This one is transparent and smells of lemon. The fragrance is very light and mild. My mom quite liked this variant and decided to keep it for herself πŸ™‚

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Pure Hands Hand Sanitizer In Green Apple:

Pure Hands Hand Sanitizer Review – Green Apple

This is green in colour and honestly i did not like its smell much. So this has to be my least favourite. I am going to pass it on to my sister. 😁 

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The consistency of these hand sanitizers is medium. They are not gel type but a little watery. They do the job of cleaning hands very well without drying out them. They dont feel sticky on my hands and get absorbed quickly. You just need 2 peanut size amount for both the hands. All the 3 hand santizers have their respective colours as per the variants. I totally recommend these hand sanitizers. 

Pros:

  • Maximum Protection
  • Effective
  • Does not dries out hand
  • Safe for regular use
  • Gets absorbed quickly
  • Non sticky
  • Herbal
  • Decently Priced
  • Travel friendly

Rating 5/5

Bath and Body, BEAUTY

Veda Essence: Aloe Shea Rejuvenating Cream Review

Hello Readers,

Today i am going to review a product from VEDA ESSENCE. Its the aloe shea rejuvenating cream. Its a sample product sent to me by Jas Naturals.

As you can see the sample product…no information about the product was mentioned. So i decided to check the website of veda essence in order to get some information about the product. You can also check out the actual product HERE
What the brand says?

Natural Aloe Shea Rejuvenating Cream Is a unique blend of many essential oils with Unrefined african Shea Butter and Aloe Vera, to completely hydrate your skin, Naturally. This handcrafted cream is 100% natural & vegan. It is suitable for both men & women. 

Ingredients: Unrefined African Shea Butter, Aloe Vera, Lavender Essential Oil, Myrrh Oil.

Since i dont have the actual product i can’t mention about the packaging ,expiry and other few details. So lets just hop on to my experience with this product.

My experience: The product looks & has a nice strong aroma just like those of scented candle. On applying it needs to be massaged properly. Because it takes a while to get completely absorbed into the skin.  It hydrates the skin so well that i dont feel the need to moisturize my skin again. I love how its aroma linger on the skin for quite some time. It feels so good on my body and that aroma helps me relax my mind. But i think this product is not apt for summers specially if you have oily skin. This product is best for winters is what i feel. 

Pros

  • Complete hydration
  • Nourishes the skin well
  • Natural & Vegan
  • Handcrafted
  • Suitable for both men & women

Cons

  • May not be suitable for summers

Thats all πŸ™‚ If you have any queries or suggestions please comment below. 

Bath and Body, BEAUTY, skincare

Ecotique: Aromatherapy Stress Relief Blend Oil Review

Hello Readers,

Today i am going to review an essential oil from Ecotique. Its the Aromatherapy stress relief blend oil

Essential oils are good, powerful and are considered a natural remedy to relieve stress, tension, anxiety, relax the mind & body. 

This particular essential oil for stress relief is 100% natural and is a combination of Spearmint, Lavender Bulgarian, Lemon, Rosemary pure essential oils.

Lavender Bulgarian  helps in soothing and calming, Lemon helps in refreshing, Rosemary helps with stress, Spearmint helps in relaxing.

It comes in a blue transparent glass bottle with a screw cap. It also has a stopper inside. But when i got the bottle it was leaking. This is not travel friendly as per me. This 10ml bortle is priced at 499rs. Its shelf is 2 years from mfg date. The scent is medium types…not too strong and not mild either. 

My Experience:

I have used this quite a number of times by adding 3-4 drops in my bathing water. My entire bathroom gets filled with the scent of this essential. The scent gives so much positivity to my mind and provides the much needed relief. It brings a sense of calm and my mind is at peace. This is the best way to relax your mind and body after you have had an stressful day. With combination of so many pure essential oils it surely helps to cope with stress. This makes my bathing sessions so much more peaceful and gives me that luxurious feeling too. You can also simply add a drop of this essential oil to your cream and massage on your hands to help you relax. 

Pros

  • 100% Natural
  • Contains the best essential oils
  • Calming, relaxing, uplifting
  • Effective
  • Helps relieve stress

Cons

  • Not travel friendly
  • Costly

Rating 4/5

BEAUTY

Bekind Bodycare: Hibiscus Flower Raw & Dry ( for hair care) review

Hello Readers,

Recently i treated my hair with something new – Raw & Dry Hibiscus flower from BEKIND (to make my own hair oil).

This raw and dry hibiscus flower from BeKind Bodycare was sent to me by JasNaturals. Jas Naturals provide 100% Prime Natural and Vegan Cosmetics, Beauty Care, Bath Care, Hand Crafts and Snacks curated for the benefits of the customer and the nature in the best eco-friendly way possible.
About the product & how to prepare the hair oil: 

Price: 58rs for 20gms

Best Before: Mentioned on the pack is just expiry date ie 30/4/2017. Date of packing is not mentioned. I got this product in mid march.

The product is dry hibiscus flower and it looks like this. It has smell that of dried leaves.

Some Benefits of Hibiscus flower for hair: 

  • Boosts hair growth
  • Rich in vitamin C that boosts collagen 
  • Anti dandruff
  • Does away with itchiness
  • Prevents premature greying
  • Has cleansing and moisturising properties

My Experience: I have come across a number of products that are enriched with hibiscus but always hesitated to use them. Since many products are laddened with chemicals. So when JasNaturals sent me this Raw & Dry hibiscus flowers for #doityourself hair oil, i was very excited to use it. I prepared the oil as directed and applied it at night twice a week. After using it for almost 3 weeks i find my hair healthier and bouncy. Also it does helps with the dandruff too. You may not notice the results in a single use. But using repeatedly will definitely give you good results. It is also said to be effective for hair loss. But i cant comment on the hairfall thing as i dont have hairfall issues. All i can say is it does makes my hair look healthier and does away with dandruff.

A good product overall and the best way to treat your hair with hibiscus.

The product is

  • Easy to prepare
  • Easy on pocket
  • Free from chemicals

Do give it a try. You are definately going to love it πŸ™‚ 

BEAUTY

TBC by Nature: Power Magic Peeling Gel Scrub Review

Hello Readers,

Reviewing my first product from TBC by Nature Before starting of with the review let me tell you a little about the brand.

About the Brand: Proveda herbals company introduced reformulated brand ‘ TBC by nature’. It wants to set the trend in the world by changing the lifestyle of the people by providing them extensive premium range of products with an attractive packaging. TBC by nature offers a wide range of products in haircare, skincare, skin treatment products, baby care and many more. It aims at providing high quality products to its customers. The company believes that ‘providing the customers with better service is not just best but legendary and good service is good business’. 

The brand has recently launched their new product ‘Power Magic Peeling Gel Scrub’.

About the Product:

  • Paraben free
  • Organic
  • Not tested on animals
  • Fragrance free
  • Eco certified

Benefits: 

  • Removes dead skin cells
  • Uncover a smooth and new complexion
  • Decongest clogged pores
  • Radiant skin

Key Ingredients: Pineapple, Pomegranate, Keratinase. 

Direction of use: 

Price: 350Rs for 100gms

The scrub comes in a tube with a flip cap. The tube comes inside a thick cardboard box. All the information has been mentioned on the tube as well as box. The bright red colour of the tube makes the packaging eye catchy. 

The scrub is a transparent white gel with tiny scrub beads inside it. Though the brand says that it is fragrance free, it has got a strong powdery smell.

My Experience

I have been using this scrub for a week now. The scrub doesn’t creates lather and is gentle on the skin. Even the scrub beads are so tiny that they are extremely gentle on the skin and won’t irritate your skin. My skin feels smooth and clean instantly. It does away with the dullness of skin in single use. It instantly brightens the face. I have tested this by applying the scrub to only one part of my face. When i did this the part of the face washed with scrub looked clean & smooth as compared to the other part of my face which appeared dull. I also made my sister use this but she did not like it as her skin was prone to acne. I have a combination skin and i am perfectly fine with it. Gentle  and effective  on skin in single use is what i love the most about the product. The brand says it is suitable for all skin types. But as my sister did not like it, i guess ones with acne prone skin may not like it.


Thats all πŸ™‚ Hope you find this review helpful. If you have any queries or suggestions do commemt below and i will reply asap. 

BEAUTY

Foot Care Cream with Aloe Vera Review – Green Leaf

Hello Readers,

Today i am going to review another product from Brihans Natural. This time its a foot care cream with the goodness of aloe vera.

Many of us do not take proper care of our feet. We ignore that part of our body just because we think who is going to notice. But one must always maintain a healthy feet in order to avoid infections and rough skin because Dry, rough and cracked heels can get painful at times so make sure to take care of  your feet properly. Above all that one must make sure to use the right foot care cream with the ingredients that will actually help you to get better feet skin.  So today i am sharing  my experience of a foot care cream from Brihans Natural. Read on to know whether this is the one for you.

About the product – Green Leaf Aloe Foot Care Cream contains natural ingredients renowned for their moisturizing and healing properties on dry and damaged skin. Green Leaf Aloe Foot Care Cream rehydrate the skin, removes the dead tissue and repairs the basal skin layer, even as it guards against excessive itching and inflammation.

Active ingredient: Aloe Vera extract, Tea tree oil, Kokum butter.
Price 80rs for 50gms.

The cream comes in a white plastic tub with a screw cap. The tub comes sealed with foil paper. All the information regrading the product has been mentioned on the tub. The tub comes inside a cardboard box.

The foot care cream is white in colour and has a medium consistency. The smell is flowery and not at all strong.

My  Experience

I was really excited to test this cream since it contains my favourite ingredients, aloe vera and tea tree oil.My mom has major dry and cracked heels  so i decided to test this on my mom’s feet and find out whether aloe vera and tea tree oil really does its magic. The first thing she did was to smell the cream and thanked that it did not smell strong. My mom says the cream is really good and the way it feels on her feet.The cream is not oily and greasy and makes the feet skin soft. The skin on her heels was quite thick and rough but after using this cream for around 1 month she has seen a lot of improvement. The skin now appears much soft and her heels doesn’t pain like it use to do before. She is also happy that the product does not contain any harmful chemicals and therefore enjoys using this cream a lot more. I also asked my mom whether she liked the packaging and she said she would prefer a tube over tub. 

Aloe Vera present in the cream helps soothes the skin and can also help get rid of dry skin. So Pamper your feet with Green Leaf Aloe foot cream and say bye to cracked heels and dry ,rough skin. Make sure you use it daily in order to see the results. I am reviewing this after my mom used it for almost a month.

You can buy this from Amazon, flipkart, medical stores  , supermarkets.

Select Outlets of : Wellness Forever

– Religare

– Reliance Fresh

– Health & Glow

( Available in select cities only)

Thats all for now. I hope you like the review and find it helpful πŸ™‚


BEAUTY

Ecotique Sandal & Cedar Natural Handmade Soap Review

Hello Readers,

Today i am going to review yet another product from Ecotique. Its a Sandal & Cedar Tranquility soap… natural and handmade with love πŸ™‚

Made from Sandalwood and Cedarwood the soap is blackish brown in colour. It has a smell that is not fancy but somewhat warm and bitter.  The soap comes packed in a transparent plastic and has a paper cover on it which contains all information about the soap. 

Priced at 299Rs for  100gm 
Shelf life – 2years from mfg date

Ingredients

Natural and Handmade with absolutely no nasties at all

My Experience

The soap  feels great on my skin. It lathers easily and does the job of cleansing well. Though it doesn’t smells fancy it gives a refreshing feel because it removes excess oil from the skin leaving it clean. I dont feel any major dryness on my skin  as i do after using chemical ladden soaps. This soap is a simple yet effective product which is gentle on the skin. The soap being natural dissolve easily so make sure you keep it in a dry place. The soap also contains honey which provides anti microbial benefits. 

Rating 5/5

BEAUTY

Green Leaf – Pure Aloe Vera Skin Gel Review

Aloe Vera is called the fountain of youth and the first aid plant and rightly so. It has been used since ages for its soothing & healing properties. Today many ancient tales of aloe vera has been proven  to be factual as modern medicine unlocks the wonders bursting within Its leaf. 

Recently i got a chance to try the Aloe Vera gel from BRIHANS NATURAL

The Aloe Vera gel comes in a round plastic pot with a screw cap. The pot is sealed with silver thick paper. All information regarding Price, Expiry, Ingredients, Volume etc has been mentioned on the cap. Though i love the cute pot packaging, its unhygienic too. I have to dip my fingers inside which i kind of don’t like. 

Price – 100rs for 120g

Best Before – 2years from mfg date

Ingredients – Aloe Vera, Base and preservatives q.s.

Colour – Brilliant Blue FCF, Tartrazine.

The gel appears to be green because it has colours added to it. It has faint smell.

My Experience : I have been using this for a while now and find it bit dry for my combination skin. My skin feels a little tight after using it. So i apply it only when i head out in hot sun, that  way my face doesn’t gets oily. I also use it as a night cream and also apply on my pimples to keep the oilyness away. This product is good for summers.  You can also use this under your makeup. It acts as a nice base.I have tried it and my makeup doesn’t melts  when i head out in sun. Also i feel that the added colours were not necessary at all. I like Aloe Vera Gels that are white , just like the gum of Natural Aloe Vera Leaf. 

If you have oily skin then you must surely try out this. 

Rating 3/5