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

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

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

BEAUTY

Green Leaf: Aloe Face Wash Gel Review

We all know that Tea Tree oil & Aloe vera gel are the best natural solution for acne and pimples. Tea tree oil + Aloe Vera gel makes a winning combination. BRIHANS NATURAL brings you the goodness of both these ingredients with their Aloe Face Wash Gel. 

At Brihans Natural products are made with 100% natural active ingredients to give you naturally beautiful & healthier skin & hair.

So last week i got this Aloe Face wash Gel with turmeric & tea tree oil from Brihans Natural. I have been using it since then.

What the brand says – Green Leaf Aloe Face Wash Gel with turmeric extract is a soap-free gel with scrub beads that combines Aloe Vera’s superior skin care with the skin cleansing& healing qualities of turmeric and tea tree. Green leaf aloe face wash gel has ISO-diametric scrub beads that gently exfoliates the dead skin tissue of the skin and opens skin pores, exposing the beauty within.
Packaging – It comes in a transparent tube with flip cap. Ingredients, Directions of use, price, expiry everything has been mentioned on the tube.

The face wash is  gel type and has a yellow colour. The face wash also contains scrub beads. The smell of face wash is that of turmeric. It has a medium consistency.

60gms tube is priced at 65rs. You can buy from Flipkart and Amazon
Best before 2years from mfg date.

Ingredients – 

My Experience  I have been using this face wash for a week now and find it good for my acne prone skin. When i use the face wash in morning I take a peanut size amount and it is enough for my entire face. But it doesn’t creates heavy foam. It just forms mild foam which is actually good. That way it wont dry out your skin excessively. It cleanse the skin well, driving away all the oilyness. My skin feels fresh and thoroughly cleaned after using this face wash. It also has small scrub beads which helps in exfoliating the skin gently. The scrub beads are very tiny and so they are extremely gentle on the skin. When i come back home from hot sun then i usually require more amount of face wash to clean entire days dirt and oily ness. But the face wash does the job well. It keeps away oilyness and at the same time wont dry your skin. So it is good for both dry and oily skin types. Also the face wash is soap free so its effective but gentle on your skin at the same time.

Overall a good face wash and i recommend it totally. I dont find any such cons in this product. Everthing from packaging to its usage is pretty good. 

Pros

  • Contains Tea tree oil, turmeric , Aloe Vera gel
  • Gentle on skin
  • Effective
  • Soap free
  • Decently priced
  • Travel friendly packaging
  • No chemicals
  • Good for all skin types

    BEAUTY, skincare

    Skin18.com Mini Haul & Review: Cucumber pack, Eye patch, Nose strip

    If you are a regular reader on my blog than you might know i had written a blog post on Skin18 before wherein i had reviewed Sheet Masks. If you haven’t checked it you can still read it HERE.  That post also contains introduction to Skin18 in case you dont know about skin18. In short Skin18 is a Korean Skincare website based in hongkong.

    A few weeks back i received 6-7 face masks from skin18. In this post i am reviewing only half of those. Its the Purederm Moisturizing Cucumber pack, Luke hydrogel Eye patch and Luke Lemon Tea Tree Nose cleansing strip.

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    Purederm Moisturizing Cucumber Pack (Wash off mask)

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    The main ingredients in the cucumber pack are Collagen, olive oil, vitamin E, Cucumber extract. The cucumber extract helps in moisturising the skin and making it healthy. Olive oil present in it helps in skin brightening and softening.   The Cucumber mask is in a gel form which is transparent and smells of cucumber.
    Packaging : The wash off cucumber mask comes in a mint green colour pouch. The pouch contains all information regarding Ingredients, Directions of use, Best Before etc. You can easily carry this while travelling.
    My Experience : I opened the pouch and squeezed it a little to remove the gel and applied it with my fingers on my face. A little quantity was sufficient for the entire face. I applied and kept in on for 10-15minutes and then washed off with warm water. After patting my face dry i noticed that my skin was soft. I did not feel any dryness and the need to use a moisturizer. It does softens my skin and makes it appear clean and bright. I love this mask which gives an instant shot of moisturization. The effect lasted upto a good 5-6 hours. This pouch contains gel which can be used 4-5 times.
    Buy it HERE
    Rating 5/5

    Luke Hydrogel Eye Patch for Wrinkle(Red):

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    This type of eye patch is suggested for those with obvious lines under eye. Often usage can fade out lines and wrinkles. The eyepatch contains extract of kelp and chamomile which has anti aging functions,The hydrogel has moisturising functions, and Q10 present in it helps increase elasticity of skin.

    The pack contains 2patches, one for each eye. The patches are not resuseable. So this is a one time use.
    My Mom’s Experience
    I dont have wrinkles under my eyes so i asked my mom to try it. She placed the patches under her eyes for 20minutes. She felt a cooling sensation throughout. After removing the patches i asked her how she felt. She said that her skin feels tight and clean. Regarding the wrinkles cant comment as of now. Because for that the product needs to be used often.
    Rating 4/5
    Buy it HERE

    Luke Lemon Tea Tree Nose Cleansing Strip:

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    Luke nose cleansing strip adheres to dirt and sebum in the pores, removes impurities and lifts away blackheads on nose. The bright yellow colour pack contains 1strip for a one time use. Lemon Tea Tree is good for oily, sensitive and acne prone skin.
    Ingredients include Vitamin E & Aloe Vera extract to soothe skin,licorice root ectract to relieve irritation and hamamelis Virginiana to tighten pores after cleansing.

    My Experience
    When i removed the strip from the pack i was welcomed to a not so good smell. It was very strong and honestly i didn’t like it. After applying on the nose i felt so uncomfortable because of the smell. I kept the strip on for 15-20minutes. After removing what i noticed is that it removes blackheads and leaves the skin clean and soft. After removing i noticed brown impurities on the strip. It does the job of cleaning the nose well. Would definitely recommend this product. Times when you dont feel like going to the salon this strip will come to your rescue. Also while travelling this product is great to carry for instant cleaning as you dont need to wash off your nose after use.
    Rating 5/5
    Buy it HERE

    These 3products will always come to your rescue you when you want to attend a party/wedding but dont have time to hit the salon. β™₯
    So thats all readers. Hope you enjoyed reading the post and find it helpful. Do share this with your friends.

    Also Read Luke Eye Patch for puffiness & Luke Charcoal Nose Cleansing Strip

    BEAUTY, FASHION, lifestyle

    Qtrove.com – Website Review, Shopping Experience & Discount Coupon

    Introducing you all to Qtrove – Curated with love.
    Hello Readers, Recently i came across an online shopping portal Qtrove.com . A place where products are curated with love and you will find products from various handpicked sellers. Unlike others shopping portals here you will only find products that are handmade, natural, organic and with no nasties at all.

    Product Category
    Food & Beverages ( Handmade too)
    Skincare ( All natural, no nasties )
    Fashion (Men & Women)
    Upcycled Products
    Accessories
    Stationery
    Pet care
    Home decor
    Gifting options
    Corporate gifting ( New Feature)
    The 199 store 🌟 ( Yes, they also have a 199 store for all things under 199)

    My Shopping Experience – I love their website design and layout. You can find anything easily and their website loads pretty fast. Since their products are divided into category’s properly, it’s easy to shop. You can find everything under one roof. The product pictures on their website are captured very beautifully which adds attractiveness to their website and makes your shopping experience so fun. Beautiful pictures tempt you to shop more :mrgreen: Checkout and payment process are simple too. I did not find any difficulties while placing my order. I enjoyed surfing their website and shopping with them since the products are decent in every manner- Price, quality etc. The only difficulty i faced is, in some places they haven’t mentioned the quantity of an item. This created a confusion for me. Because in few pictures they have shown 2 products but their actual quantity is only 1. I faced this problem while i was looking for table mats and pillow covers.
    I had ordered two items from their website and both the orders came separately. Since the products are from two different sellers. The shipping fee was 40rs for Mumbai. I placed my order on Sept 14th so i got 1parcel on 20thsept and the other one on 22ndsept. I also wanted to order few food items but sadly those were not available for my area.

    Here is what i purchased from the site

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    Wicked Badges: This is for 350rs for a pack of 8 badges. Quality and everything was good. Find it HERE

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    Denim Pouch: It is made from old jeans. You can say best out of waste. This one is for 120rs. β™₯ Best way to store your makeup in a quirky way. Find this item HERE

    Suggest a seller
    They also have this suggest a seller option on their website. If you have a friend who sells products then you can refer them.

    Discount for my followers β™₯
    For also those who read my posts here is a 20% Discount Coupon for you all Β INSTAPOUTNPOSE20 This is 20% off coupon on first online paid order above Rs 200 (Cart value). This is valid till Oct end.

    Do visit Qtrove.com I am sure you are going to love it. And if you did please let me know in the comments below. I would love to read your comments and views on this β™₯

    BEAUTY

    The Nature’s Co Sea Fennel Refirming lotion Review

    If you have read my previous blog posts you might be knowing how much i love this brand TNC. Because their products stay true to its claims. Moreover their products are cruelty free and this makes me love them even more.
    Today i am reviewing a product from their Aquaspark range. Its the Sea Fennel Refirming lotion.

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    What the product claims ?
    Sea Fennel is brimming with minerals and vitamins that gives it natural refirming abilities. This lotion provides wholesome skin sustenance, giving your skin a worked-out, firm, toned look. Use it daily to moisturize and tone. Massage into your skin using circular motions. For best results concentrate on problem-prone areas like the thighs, hips, buttocks, stomach and upper arm or use after a work-out.

    The lotion comes inside a transparent tube with a flip cap. The lotion has a runny consistency. Without even squeezing the tube the lotion comes out. The lotion has a dazzlingly fresh fragrance. Its loaded with sea fennel extract, olive oil, kokum butter, vit- E and is priced at 495rs for 125ml

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    I don’t really workout. So when i got this lotion i decided to ask the TNC team whether it can be used as a normal lotion and they said yes. I use this after a bath on my hands & back. The lotion on massaging gets easily absorbed into the skin giving it a luxurious and rich feeling. It makes my skin soft and supple & imparts a healthy glow to it. The lotion being very light doesnt feels heavy on the skin nor does it makes my skin oily. I love smelling my hands again and again after applying this lotion. But the smell remains only for half an hour or so. I love everything about this lotion. Its just perfect.

    Do i recommend this ?
    Yes totally.

    Rating 5/5

    Buy HERE

    Also read the review of TNC lavender body lotion HERE

    BEAUTY

    Sand for Soapaholics ‘Cool As Cucumber’ face mask review

    Mumbai is burning at 33Β°C and this extreme temperature have taken a toll on my skin. The most common problem being tanning & oiliness. In such a situation my skin craves for something cool, something soothing. Thats when the cucumber face mask comes into picture. Today i am reviewing the ‘ Cool As Cucumber ‘ face mask from the brand Sand for Soapaholics. We all know that cucumber is a great refresher for our skin. It calms, soothes & hydrates the skin. We all have done this…putting sliced cucumber on our eyes to relax. Now Awaken your skin with a blast of ‘ Cool as Cucumber’ face mask from Sand for Soapaholics.

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    What the brand says about the product?
    Loaded with fresh Cucumber and Aloe Vera, this facemask is rich in minerals and vitamins to help relax and rehydrate your skin. What takes this mix to the next level is our magical Fuller’s Earth that promises to be a cleanser, toner and astringent all rolled into one! Perfect for any skin type, this mask uses Macadamia Oil and Neem Oil for their Ayurvedic properties. These oils not only heal irritated skin but also restore balance between all three doshas in the body. Truly calming, this facemask gives cool and collected a whole new meaning.

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    Price 130Rs for 20gms
    Shelf life 6 weeks from DOP
    Recommended for Normal to oily skin
    Ingredients Every 10gm contains Cucumber Fruit Liq. (Cucumis sativus) (33.99%), Aloe vera Leaf Gel (24.00%), Vegetable Glycerine (23.0%), Kaolin (13.00%), Fullers Earth (Clay) Pdr. (2.72%), Oil blend of Macadamia (Macadamia integrifolia), Rosehip (Rosa canina), Wheat Germ Seed (Triticum sativum) & Neem Leaf (Azadirachta indica) (1.67%), Powder of Wheat Germ Seed (Triticum sativum) (0.56%), Potassium Sorbate (0.50%), Extract of Liquorice Root (Glycyrrhiza glabra) (0.37%), Peppermint Leaf Pdr. (Mentha piperata) (0.19%) –

    Direction of use Apply a generous amount on wet face – make sure to avoid the eyes and mouth. Leave the mask on for about 10 minutes and then wash off with warm water.Β 
    Needs to be Refrigerated

    The face mask is pastel green in colour and is like a paste not very thick though. I love using this face mask for first & foremost reason that its natural & doesn’t contains any non-sense stuff.

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    After removing it from refrigerator i immediately applied it on to my wet face. The face mask did not feel cool  as i had expected it to be. Its gentle on face and doesn’t feels heavy at all. Once it starts drying i get a warm feeling on my face. I left the mask for around 10-15min and then rinsed off with warm water. My skin feels clean & refreshed. It did not dry out or irritate my skin. Overall a good face mask to refresh your skin within 10minutes.

    Buy it HERE