Anjali Sayee

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Reviewed on : Jan 18 2019


The best cream for winter!

My skin gets very dehydrated and dry during winter, so I bought VLCC Snigdha Skin Whitening Night Cream to give my skin what it needs. I finished the tub within two and a half months after using it every night. And I will say that this night cream really succeeded in keeping my skin hydrated and well nourished throughout the harsh winter season. It is indeed a good winter night cream. Now that summer is here, I won’t be using it anymore. But I am sure to start using it when the winter comes back again. I had a very good winter because of VLCC Snigdha Skin Whitening Night Cream.




Suitable for winter

Does not irritate skin

Deep moisturization

Prevents skin darkening


Contains parabens

Contains artficial fragrance



Very satisfying

My hair changes with the weather and temperature. During winter, it is at its best state. But during summer? Polar opposite. To combat that, I got L'Oreal Paris Total Repair 5 Serum and have been using it for a month now.

L'Oreal Paris Total Repair 5 Serum comes in an opaque pearly white plastic bottle with a red flip-open cap. The cap shuts securely, so there is no spillage of the product. It perfectly dispenses the correct amount of the serum. And it has a mild fragrance that lasts for about 2 hours.

The serum is non-sticky, and it easily spreads on my hair. I used this hair serum both on damp and dry hair, and it works well in both ways. When I use this serum, it helps in detangling hair and reduces frizz to a certain extent. It does impart healthy shine without making my hair greasy as it claims.

The frizz is controlled till the next wash. The only fault I can find about it is that It does not help flyaways in any way. Other than that, I think for a price it comes at, it is a very satisfying serum.


Adds shine

Travel-friendly packaging

Controls frizz


Mild fragrance

Detangles hair


Can be used both on damp and dry hair


Does not manage flyaways


Reviewed on : Oct 09 2018


My lips feel moisturized and healthy

These lip crayons are not twistable. They come with their own sharpeners. I love that there are ten different shades and I love all of them. Not only can you find some classic colors but there are also some new funky colors as well. While there is no ingredients list, it’s no secret that they contain jojoba and olive oil. These two oils get deep into the lips. I feel the change! My lips used to be chapped all the time. I would constantly bite off the dried skin. But once I started using these crayons, I’ve noticed that my lips are more moisturized. These lip crayons stay for about 3 hours without a touch-up. If you are eating a sandwich or a burger, then you might need a touch-up. It doubles up as a lip liner as well which is quite brilliant, if you ask me. All in all, its pretty great and I’m really happy with it.


Moisturizes lips

Makes your lips look healthy

Lovely shades


No ingredients list

Stays for only three hours


Reviewed on : Oct 02 2018


Evergreen product

When I think about Ayurvedic products, my mind pictures an aged woman living in a hut in the forest and working with all the herbs under golden sunlight, making an ageless ointment. That thought itself draws me towards using Ayurvedic products.

Vicco Turmeric skin cream is one of the Ayurvedic products I adore. Here is the reason why.

The cream comes in a tube with a screw cap (like a tube of toothpaste). The entire packaging screams Ayurveda, turmeric, and sandalwood oil, i.e., orange and yellow color. The texture of the cream is thick, so it needs a little effort to blend evenly. I’m not very fond of the smell but since I am aware that no artificial aroma is added, I’m OK with it. I think it is one of the products that hasn’t changed at all with time. Classic indeed.

My skin before and after using this product has a lot of difference, but unfortunately, I didn’t click any picture of the differences. Regardless, let me tell you about my experience.

It started with my acne scars. Though my acne has disappeared with time, the scars remain, and they were stubborn. Only this cream had the formula to remove them completely. Then, my skin started looking radiant. I am sure it is because of the presence of turmeric. Since I don’t have major skin problems, I don’t expect much, but this cream provides satisfactory results.

My routine with this cream is, every night before I go to bed, I apply it after face wash. I don’t wear it during the daytime because if I do, the entire universe will look at me for bringing in the ‘weird’ smell to the atmosphere. Moreover, I have oily skin, so it does not work for me during the daytime, though it gives a matte finish.


Improves skin texture

Easily available

100% Ayurvedic

Removes acne scars

Makes skin radiant


Prevents skin problems

Long shelf life


Strong smell


Takes time to blend


Reviewed on : Sep 25 2018


Amazing results, but has added fragrance

It was a fuss for me to pluck an aloe vera leaf from my flower pot and then clean and cut its skin to finally apply it on my face. Sometimes, I had to wait for the plant to grow when I had plucked off all its leaves. While I was on a search for an alternative, I came across Patanjali Aloe Vera Gel. It comes in a very easy and hygienic packaging. The tube is transparent, and the lid is concealed securely to avoid any spillage Its open flip cap allows for convenient use. The formula is gel-based and its texture blends well. It takes a little time to soak in and settle. Just a small amount covers the whole face.

This Patanjali Aloe Vera Gel contains 90% aloe vera, and it works more or less like aloe vera itself. This tube of aloe vera gel has simplified my skincare regime. I can skip all the extra steps and all I have to do is apply the gel directly from the tube. It has been a month since I have been using this Patanjali Aloe Vera Gel. The problems I had with dull skin, major acne, and blemishes has subsided to a great extent. I have also noticed that after consistent use of aloe vera on my skin, my skin’s texture looks more refined and youthful.

Before I go to bed, I wash my face and apply the gel all over it. I let it dry for some time before going to bed. The next morning I wash it off with cold water. The goodness of the gel stays with me throughout the day, and I repeat the same steps every night.

Although I’m grateful that this tube reduces the fuss, I would still say that I don’t like the added color and fragrance in the formula. Aloe vera gel is supposed to be transparent and I’m sure it doesn’t have any smell, so why should this product make such changes? All this extra addition takes away the naturalness of the product. It would have scored 5 out of 5 if not for these two faults.



Improves skin texture

Lightens blemishes

Hygienic and convenient packaging

Has a soothing effect on burns

Controls oil secretion on your face

Relaxes the skin muscles

Reduces acne and pimples


Added color

Added fragrance



Great packaging and smell

When I first bought this cream, I was very impressed with its packaging. The white, gold, and electric blue on the product enhance the elegant vibe. About three weeks ago, I bought the 18 g cream to try it out.

The cream comes in a tube with a screw lid and a tiny hole to dispense the formula. The packaging is hygienic and travel-friendly. The formula is the lightest shade of pink and is light in texture. On application, the cream felt great on my skin. It blends well and gets easily absorbed. After use, my skin feels oil-free and soft to touch. It also cleanses my skin and gives a glow without any of that excess oil.

From the first application, I started loving this cream because it controlled my oily skin very well. It gave me a matte look with a hint of glow. Even though it gives a matte finish, it hydrates my skin and makes it feel healthy. I used it every day after face wash, and with consistent use, I have noticed my tan is gone, any new pimples dry off within two days, and the blemishes I had have lightened.

One of the best things about this cream is the presence of UV filters, so it works best as a day cream. It has the frangrance of flowers, and the smell lingers for a while after application, which I love. Like I said earlier, being a skeptical person and second-guessing everything, I bought the small packet for a trial. Now that it has been three weeks and I have witnessed the changes, I’m going to go ahead and purchase the bigger packet as I see myself sticking to this product for a while.

Although it works well for me, it might not be the same for dry skin types as it tends to remove the oil from your face and give a matte finish. But that can be dealt with by applying a moisturizer.



Lightens blemishes

Gives a glowing matte finish

Hydrates your skin

Dries out pimples

Contains UV filters

Reduces suntan

Skin gets the benefit of +Vitamin 3X complex

Elegant packaging

Alluring floral fragrance


Not suitable for dry skin


Reviewed on : Sep 03 2018


Can be used for the hair as well as the skin

My hair was nice and thick, but once I shifted to another state, the hair fall began. Heavy hair fall. Parachute Oil helped decrease the hair fall substantially. My hair is now thick and black, and it has shine as well. My hair has become strong, and I have almost no split ends. The oil has also reduced dryness. I also use it to massage my skin every other week. Within weeks, my skin has become supple and smooth.


Reduces split ends

Reduces hair fall

Makes hair voluminous

Prevents graying of hair

Stimulates hair growth


Solidifies in winter


Reviewed on : Aug 03 2018


No more fair fall.

Getting to work every day means having to be out in the sun. It made my hair brittle, dry and lifeless. We all want our hair to be voluminous. After using the oil, I could start to see improvement in my hair’s quality within two weeks. The oil has helped reduce my hair fall. It reduced the brittleness and dullness as well. My hair is now black and glossy. It is also shiny with great volume. Leave the oil overnight for best results.


Reduces hair fall

Removes dryness


Unpleasant smell

Takes time to get absorbed


Zeba Khan

Feb 20 2019

How long does Narciso Rodriguez For Her Eau De Toilette Spray last?
(Question for Narciso Rodriguez For Her Eau De Toilette Spray )

Anjali Sayee Chennai Feb 21 2019

Narciso Rodriguez For Her Eau De Toilette Spray lasts for a good 8-9 hours.



Feb 16 2019

How is Marc Jacobs Daisy Eau De Toilette Spray formulated?
(Question for Marc Jacobs Daisy Eau De Toilette Spray )

Anjali Sayee Chennai Feb 16 2019

Marc Jacobs Daisy Eau De Toilette Spray is formulated in the following notes:
Key notes:

  • Strawberry
  • Violet Leaves
  • Ruby Red Grapefruit

Heart note:

  • Gardenia
  • Violet Petals
  • Jasmine Petals

Base note:

  • Musk
  • Vanilla
  • White Woods


Meera Sethi

Oct 16 2018

Does Kaya Pigmentation Reducing Complex have any side effects?
(Question for Kaya Pigmentation Reducing Complex )

Anjali Sayee Chennai Oct 17 2018

No, it does not have any side effects. As long as the cream does not irritate your skin, it is good to go. If it comes in contact with your eyes and irritates your skin, wash it off with cold water immediately.


Kalpana Bal

Oct 19 2018

What are the ingredients of Fabindia Vitamin E De-Pigmentation Cream?
(Question for Fabindia Vitamin E De-Pigmentation Cream )

Anjali Sayee Chennai Oct 20 2018

The ingredients are Water, Kojic Acid Dipalmitate, Arbutin, Ascorbic Acid, Veegum, Vitamin E Acetate, Allantoin.

Kojic Acid Dipalmitate: It is a perfect agent that evens out the skin tone and fights age spots, pregnancy marks, freckles, and general skin pigmentation disorders of the face and body.
Arbutin: Arbutin is a natural whitening agent that helps in de-pigmentation and brightening of the skin.
Ascorbic Acid: It is vital for maintaining and rebuilding healthy collagen fibers.
Veegum: It is a thickening agent.
Vitamin E Acetate: It is a popular vitamin supplement that is often used in dermatological products such as skin creams. It protects your skin from harmful sun rays.
Allantoin: It relieves skin irritation caused by soaps and detergents, acids, and alkalis in oral and skin care products. It is said to promote wound healing and tissue formation.


Laxmi Sukumar

Oct 15 2018

Does Jovees Sandalwood Suncover Natural Protection SPF 30 remove sun tan?
(Question for Jovees Sandalwood Suncover Natural Protection SPF 30 )

Anjali Sayee Chennai Oct 16 2018

Yes, overall, Jovees Sandalwood Suncover helps improve the skin, giving you even-toned and visibly fairer skin.


Anjali Sayee

Chennai  |   Oct 11 2018

Are there any harmful chemicals used?
(Question for Elle 18 Color Pops Matte Lip Color )

Kalyani Rathod Oct 12 2018

The brand claims to use only skin-friendly chemicals that aren’t harmful.


Anjali Sayee

Chennai  |   Oct 08 2018

Is the cream oily?
(Question for Lever Ayush Natural Fairness Saffron Face Cream )

Nikhila Shekar Oct 09 2018

The cream isn’t very oily and gets absorbed quickly. If your skin is already oily then it can make it even oilier.


Aabha Goyal

Aug 09 2018

Is the oil sticky?
(Question for Patanjali Kesh Kanti Hair Oil )

Anjali Sayee Chennai Aug 09 2018

No. The oil is slightly thicker than other oils, but it is easy to apply. If you have naturally oily hair, this oil will increase the oiliness until your hair soaks it in.




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