Reduces visible signs of aging
Fades dark spots and pigmentation
PRODUCT:- Derma Essentia Vitamin C Serum PACKAGING:- This serum comes in a glass bottle provided with a pump applicator for easy dispense of the product drop wise. TEXTURE:- It has like light weight formula and the texture appears a bit oily which is obvious for serums and facial oils. EXPERIENCE:- Vitamin C serum is a must have product in the skin care routine once you hit 25. This particular serum for the brand, Derma Essentia, also includes some other potent ingredients like Hyaluronic Acid, and Antioxidants which help in faster repairing of the skin.
Suitable for all skin types
Minimizes wrinkles and damages
PRODUCT:- Recast Pure Hyaluronic Acid Serum PACKAGING:- This serum comes in a glass bottle provided with a pump applicator. TEXTURE:- It has very light weight formula and it feels a bit oily once applied. To make it absorbed quickly, one has to pat the face instead of rubbing. This makes sure that the serum really goes into the pores and not just sits on the superficial layers of the skin. EXPERIENCE:- Hyaluronic Acid Serum is very beneficial for all kinds of skin types. This particular serum from the brand, Recast, is an absolute buywho suffer from dehydrated skin as it provides youthfulness to the skin and makes it plump and immensely hydrated. It can be used after double cleansing your skin at night. Apply a mild toner and finish your night time skin care routine with this serum. During the day, after cleansing and toning I apply this hyaluronic acid serum ony face , neck and the back of my hands and top it with some sunscreen.
Contains glycerin and vital beauty oils
Nourishing and moisturizing
Combats extreme dryness
Soft and supple skin
Great for winters
Not for oily skin
PRODUCT:- Ponds Moisturising Cold Cream PACKAGING:- This cream is available in different size options. All the sizes have the same tub as packaging with a blue screw-on cap. TEXTURE:- The cream has a thick texture. The formula is very creamy and provides immense moisturization. FRAGRANCE:- It smells kinda floral. The fragrance lingers on the skin for 1 to 2 hours and then becomes noticeably faint. EXPERIENCE:- The smallest size variant retails for just 5/- Rs. for 8gm of product. This tub is really very traveled friendly. It makes for a good multipurpose cream. It can be used to hands and soften cracked heels at any time of the day. But this cold cream should not be used as a facial moisturizer because of its thick texture which may otherwise lead to clogged pores and thereby causing breakouts.
PRODUCT:- Ponds Light Moisturizer. PACKAGING:- This moisturizer comes in a green plastic container with a white screw-on lid. It is not the most hygienic type of packaging because we have to dunk a finger to scoop out the product. TEXTURE:- It has a creamy texture. The formula is lightweight. It gets absorbed very quickly. FRAGRANCE:- This moisturizer cream smells very very refreshing. It smells kinda floral and sweet. Once applied, the fragrance lingers on the skin for three to four hours ( if not washed away). COLOR:- The cream is pure white. It has a slight glossy shine because of the glycerin added to it. EXPERIENCE:- I've been using this moisturizer as my everyday day cream. It has never broken me out. It also suits my sister's oily skin and does not make it appear darker, as most oily skin types have this concern when using facial moisturizers. One can also use it on a daily basis without worrying about pores getting clogged.
Removes makeup effectively and effortlessly
Effective on waterproof makeup
PRODUCT:- Bioderma Sensibio H2O Make-Up Removing Micelle Solution PACKAGING:- This makeup remover comes in one of the cutely shaped bottles I've ever seen. The pink bottle adds that extra oomph to make this bottle more admirable (at least for me :)) CONSISTENCY:- This solution is clear and watery like the way a makeup remover should be. It doesn't feel sticky after applying it nor leaves does if leave any soapy residue behind. AVAILABILITY:- Nowadays everything can be bought off online beauty websites without a hassle. This makeup remover can be purchased from physical stores too. Depending on the requirement, it is now available in various size options ranging from 100ml to 1litre!! EXPERIENCE:- It gently removes makeup and the excess dirt from the face that remains deep in the pores even after using a clenaser. As compared to other makeup removers, this one is bit a on the expensive side bit totally worth the money.
PRODUCT:- Bobbi Brown Sheer Finish Loose Powder PACKAGING:- It comes in a disc shaped plastic container with a black screw on cap. Inside, a porous tray is provided along with a powder puff. TEXTURE: The powder is finely milled and has fine texture. The formula is light weight and gives a matte finish to the face post application. COLOR:- This range offers 3 shades - Pale yellow (for fair to medium skin tones), Soft sand (for medium skin tones), and Warm natural(for deeper skin tones) EXPERIENCE:- This loose powder is perfect for all skin types, specially oily and combination skin. The light weight formula makes it perfect to be used on a daily basis. All the three shades have a yellow undertone and thus mostly compliment brown skinned people. The coverage of this loose powder is buildable but might crease when excessively applied.
High color payoff
Wide range of 20 shades
Compact and easy to carry
PRODUCT:- Elle 18 Color Pops Matte Lip Color PACKAGING:- The lipstick is bullet type and comes in a black tube with a securely fitted cap. The top and bottom are provided with colour code and shade name for easy identification. TEXTURE:- These lipsticks have a smooth formula and feel very lightweight on the lips. The deliver a satin matte finish and does not require drying time. Colour:- This Color Pop range includes 20 very vibrant and subtle shades. EXPERIENCE:- For pink lipstick lovers, the shade P27 (First Love) is the best buy. It is very vibrant pink that suits fair Indian skin tones. This shade is highly pigmented and stays for a good 7-8 hours. It is not waterproof and smudge-proof. Reapplication is only needed after meals.
Buttery soft formula
Sponge applicator is a mess to clean
PRODUCT:- Maybelline New York Color Sensational Lip Gradation PACKAGING:- This lip colour pencil comes as a dual-sided stick form. On one end it has lip colour and on the other, a cushion blender is provided. TEXTURE:- The formula of the lip colour is quite smooth it gives a bold colour to the lips with a matte finish. The cushion is soft enough to blend in the colour and make it softer. Colour:- This range of lip colours includes 8 very pretty shades. They all deliver a mattifying finish with high pigmentation. EXPERIENCE:- The shades offered in this range are very vibrant and mostly compliment heavy, evening party makeup looks. Cleaning the cushion smudger is a mess. I usually keep it dipped in makeup remover and wipe onto a soft towel to dry it out. All in all, these shades are pretty and well pigmented to invest in for a no-smudge, waterproof lip colour.
Extensive shade range
Easy to blend
Bulky glass bottle
PRODUCT:- LA Girl Pro Coverage Illuminating Liquid Foundation PACKAGING:- This foundation comes in a clear glass bottle with a pump dispenser. The bottle is itself very heavy and bulky hence not travel-friendly. TEXTURE:- It is very creamy and lightweight. The formula spreads smoothly over the face and delivers a natural-looking finish. Colour:- This range includes 16 shades of foundation and an exceptionally gorgeous white shade that can be used to Lighten other foundation shades that are bit darker for your skin tone. EXPERIENCE:- This foundation can be used to achieve high coverage. It hides light blemishes and dark spots very well. Because of the lightweight formula, it can be used on a daily basis without worrying about clogged pores.
Suitable for all skin types
Can be mixed with packs
PRODUCT:- Dabur Gulabari Premium Rose Water PACKAGING:- This rose water is available in different sized bottles. A classic 250 ml bottle and a another one that us provided with a spray dispenser. QUALITY:- It claims to be natural but is not. Because it contains not so skin friendly chemicals in it apart from just water and rose oil. FRAGRANCE:- It smells very refreshing. The rose fragrance stays till you wash your face after applying it. No matter how many hours before. EXPERIENCE:- This rose water is free from all kinds of alcohols. It does not irritate skin. But it should not be used on already problematic skin like acne or pimple prone or extremely sensitive skin. It adds a refreshing feel to the face when spritzed as a toner and efficiently removes dirt and grime when applied with a cotton pad.
Easy to apply
Easy to blend
Wide range of shades
Light to medium coverage
PRODUCT:- LA Girl Pro Conceal HD. PACKAGING:- This concealer comes in a tube with a clear screw on cap. It is provided with a small fitted brush to make the application much easier. TEXTURE:- It is extremely creamy. The formula is light weight and delivers buildable coverage. COLOR:- It comes in color correcting shades apart from the regular concealer shade. EXPERIENCE:- This is my first ever concealer. It is just perfect for a minimal makeup look as it conceales light blemishes dark spots etc. It suits all skin types and does not cause any breakouts. The formula is light weight and blends easily with a makeup brush, damp beauty blender as well as with fingers.
Long staying power
Safe to use on waterline
Tough to remove
PRODUCT:- Bobbi Brown Long Wear Eye Pencil PACKAGING:- This eye pencil comes as a lip / eye liner form. The black pencil is provided with a plastic cap and the bottom is color coded for easy identification of the color shade. A sharpener is also provided along. TEXTURE:- It is really very smooth textured. While application it does not tug and glides smoothly over the eye. COLOR:- This range of eye pencils offers 5 beautiful shades:- •Black Plum •Jet •Mahogany •Black Navy •Smoke All these shades are highly pigmented and are completely smudge proof and transfer resistant. EXPERIENCE:- This eye pencil is very long lasting. It easily stays for a good 8 to 10 hours without the need of reapplication. As it does not contain parabens, sulfates and other such chemicals, this range can be chosen even for the sensitive eyes and can also be applied on the water line.
Adds natural glow
Little goes a long way
Oxidises on oily skin
This bb+ cream is a hands down product! It gives a natural glow to my face, evens out skin tone while also providing sun protection. I'm an oily skin lass and when I wear it in summers, this bb cream oxidises within an hour of application. To prevent this, I apply a generous amount of loose powder before putting on this bb cream. This prevents the skin's natural oils from reacting with the cream and changing its color. Previously it was available only in one shade for light & medium skin tones but now, Ponds have launched a bit darker shade "Medium 02" that suits deep skin tones. The 9gm tube retails for 80/-Rs that easily lasts for around 2 months. •𝑯𝒊𝒈𝒉𝒍𝒊𝒈𝒉𝒕𝒔• Cute packaging, Now in 2 shades, Light weight formula, Has 30 SPF, Subtle fragrance, Makes for a perfect base makeup. •𝑫𝒓𝒂𝒘𝒃𝒂𝒄𝒌𝒔• Oxidises on excessively oily skin, Contains silicones. 𝑾𝒊𝒍𝒍 𝑰 𝒓𝒆𝒑𝒖𝒓𝒄𝒉𝒂𝒔𝒆? Already stocked 😎
PEODUCT:- Vaesline Healthy White Lightening Body Lotion. PACKAGING:- It comes in a slender plastic bottle with a flip open cap provided with a small pore for minimal dispense of the lotion. TEXTURE:- This lotion has a bit runnier consistency that helps it to spread easily and get absorbed quickly. FRAGRANCE:- It smells refreshing and kinda floral. The fragrance is very much similar to the classic Vaseline lotions fragrance. EXPERIENCE:- This body lotion claims to lighten skin tone as it contains vitamin B3. After using it for a few months, I have not noticed any visible difference in my skin tone. But as it has triple sunscreen protectors that block from harmful UVA and UVB rays thereby, preventing the skin from getting tanned. Thus body lotion is non greasy hence very much suitable to apply even in summers and hot water baths to lock the skins natural oils in.
Soften and smoothen skin
From cocoa fragrance might be bothering for some
PRODUCT:- Vaseline Intensive Care Cocoa Glow Body Lotion. PACKAGING:- This body lotion is available in different sized options. It comes as a spray dispenser bottle, pump bottle and as a classic sized bottle with a flip open cap. TEXTURE:- The formula is non greasy. It does not feel heavy on the skin though it is specially curated for dry skin type. FRAGRANCE:- It smell's just like a bar of dark chocolate and lingers on for more than 5 hours! I personally love such fragrance but it might be bothering for some people. EXPERIENCE:- This variant from Vaseline is a must try for those suffering from flaky and itchy skin. Chocolate us known to have immense moisturizing properties that help in healing dry patches, itchy skin and extremely irritated skin. Apart from its strong cocoa fragrance this body lotion rules over all the other variants from Vaseline in my winter skin care stash.
Unisex face wash
Refreshing lemon fragrance
Ineffective on acne and blackheads
Wrong claims of fairness
PRODUCT:- Garnier White Complete Double Action Face Wash. PACKAGING:- This face wash comes in a simple white tube with all the necessary information provided on the back label. The flip open cap is translucent yellow that fits securely and does not cause any leakage of the product. TEXTURE:- It is very light weight just like a foaming face wash. The creamy formula does not dry out skin but moisturization is still needed post wash specially for dry and combination skin types. FRAGRANCE:- It has very mild lemony fragrance as the key ingredient of this face wash is lemon. But the fragrance goes off after a few minutes post wash. EXPERIENCE:- This face wash claims instant skin whitening and dark spot reduction, hence the name. I personally do not buy anything that claims skin whitening or fairness. As for the dark spot reduction, it actually prevents your skin from getting dark spots but not reduce them.
Travel-friendly transparent bottle
Light gel-like texture
Less is more
No irritation and allergy
Contains perfumed gel base
PRODUCT:- Lifebuoy Total 10 Hand Sanitizer PACKAGING:- Clear plastic bottle with red flip open cap. The small pore in the lid dispenses small amount of product, perfect for one time application. The bottle being rectangular, fits seamlessly inside the pocket and travel or makeup pouch. TEXTURE:- The consistency is runny and gel like. It looks clear and gets absorbed quickly. FRAGRANCE:- The smell is mild and doesn't bother sensitive noses. It goes off right away after rubbing it. EXPERIENCE:- This hand sanitizer is perfect in every way! The packaging of this hand sanitizer is not bulky. Also, it doesn't dry out my hands hence, perfect to add it inside my vanity, in my college bag and pretty much everywhere!
Prevents premature aging
PRODUCT:- The Body Shop Vitamin E Moisture Cream. PACKAGING:- This cream comes in a pink, plastic tub container with a black screw on cap. It is travel friendly but not the most hygienic type. TEXTURE:- It has creamy texture. The formula is light weight and gets absorbed quickly into the skin. FRAGRANCE:- It is mild and very soothing to smell. The fragrance stays on skin for more than 4 hours when I use it after a bath. EXPERIENCE:- This Body Shop moisturizing cream has strong enough formula to provide immense hydration to the skin. When used after a hot bath, it locks in the skin's natural oils and keeps it soft and supple all day long. Infusion of the goodness of Vitamin E makes it perfect to be used as an everyday anti ageing cream.
Not available easily
PRODUCT:- Bobby Brown Follow The Sun Eye Gloss PACKAGING:- This eye gloss comes as a stick form. TEXTURE:- The formula is smooth. The light weight texture glides smoothly over the eye lids without tugging. Post drying, it gives a beautiful glossy shine to the eye lids. COLOR:- This is a limited edition range. It offers 3 beautiful shades to match almost all skin tones. •Nude (only appears as a shiny pigment) •Beach Nude (gives slightly coral shade) •Island Pink (subtle and soft pink). EXPERIENCE:- As these eye glosses are limited edition products they are more on the pricier side. All the three shades ate exceptionally gorgeous. They compliment different make up looks hence, can be worn on any occasion. The formula might feel heavy for some people. Further, a different eye product is required to put on the lower lash line because this formula is only suitable for the upper eye lids.
Lightweight Quickly absorbed Moisturizes dry skin Imparts glow to the skin Non-sticky Water-based formula Travel-friendly
Not available in different sized options.
Spray nozzle doesn't help in getting most of the product
PRODUCT:- Vaseline Intensive Care Deep Restore Spray Moisturizer. PACKAGING:- This body lotion comes in a travel friendly, tin pump bottle provided with a spray nozzle for easy application of the lotion. TEXTURE:- It has creamy andgel like texture. It spreads smoothly over the skin and gets absorbed quickly too. FRAGRANCE:- This body lotion smells really refreshing. It has kind of floral fragrance that lingers on skin for more than 5 hours. EXPERIENCE:- The formula, fragrance and texture of this body lotion is just the same as the previous formula. Only the packaging is different that makes it convinient to take this bottle along during travelling without any of spillage.
Contains Vaseline jelly and oats extracts
Heals dry skin
PRODUCT:- Vaseline Intensive Care Deep Restore Body Lotion. PACKAGING:- This lotion comes in plastic bottle with a yellow flip open cap. The pore provided dispenses just the right amount of product. It is available in various size options to choose from. TEXTURE:- The texture is gel like because it has glycerine and petroleum jelly. It gets absorbed quickly and adds utmost moisturization to the skin. COLOR:- It looks creamy white in appearance with a hint of gloss due to glycerine in it. FRAGRANCE:- This lotion smells very refreshing. The fragrance lingers for more than 5 hours. EXPERIENCE:- This is my go to lotion in winters. It deeply moisturizes and hydrates the skin from within.
Paraben- and phthalate-free
Suitable for oily and combination skin types
PRODUCT:- Bobbi Brown Sheer Finish Pressed Powder PACKAGING:- This powder comes in a travel friendly square container. A mirror is attached on the lid and a soft powder puff is provided inside the compact. TEXTURE:- The powder is tightly pressed and finely milled. It gives buildable coverage and controls oil production. COLOR:- In this range, a wide variety of 9 shades are available, all with yellow undertone. Hence, they mostly compliment middle east and Indian skin tones. FRAGRANCE:- The fragrance is very mild and goes off after a few minutes post application. EXPERIENCE:- The packaging is convenient and easy to carry in a hand bag. Every skin tone can find a complimenting shade from this range of pressed powder. The formula is suitable for all skin types, so no worries of getting breakouts even when used on oilh skin. It absorbs excess face oil very well and as this powder is enriched with vitamin-e, it does not cause over drying of the skin.
Blurs lines and pores
Increases longevity of foundation
Not suitable for warm skin tones
PRODUCT:- L.A. Girl HD Pro Setting Powder PACKAGING:- This powder comes in a round opaque container with a black screw on lid. Like all other loose powder containers, this one also has a porous tray and a powder puff. TEXTURE:- It has smooth and finely milled texture. It keeps the makeup set for a long period of time. COLOR:- Being a translucent powder, it can be used on almost all skin tones except very deep skin tones, otherwise it will give greyish look to the face. EXPERIENCE:- This setting powder can be used alone too without the need of a mattifying foundation. It alone controls oil production and keeps the face shine free all day. The coverage is buildable but might settle in fine lines and give cakey look when excessively applied. It evens out skin tone and provides flawless finish to the face.
Suitable for all skin tones
Effect doesn’t lasts for long time
PRODUCT:- NYX Professional Makeup Mineral Matte Finishing Powder PACKAGING:- Clear tub container with a black screw on cap. A porous tray is provided inside for minimal dispense of the powder. The powder puff is soft and makes the application smooth. TEXTURE:- The powder is finely milled and has very smooth texture. It provides matte finish and controls oil production. COLOR:- FRAGRANCE:- This powder smells very mild and has a refreshing fragrance. EXPERIENCE:- It suits all skin types. The light weight formula makes it perfect to be used on oily and combination skin types. Only a little amount of this powder is required to set makeup. It can be used on daily basis without makeup too for fresh looking, glowing face.
Super soft application
Long staying power
PRODUCT:- Bobbi Brown Brow Pencil PACKAGING:- This brow pencil comes in the form of a lip / eye liner pencil. The bottom is color coded for easy identification of the color if one owns multiple shades of this range. TEXTURE:- This brow pencil has creamy formula and glides smoothly. EXPERIENCE:- Being in a pencil form, this brow pencil is a good option to invest in if you are a beginner in brow makeup. Application can be controlled and precise lines can be drawn to achieve natural looking brows or densely filled in to compliment dramatic makeup look.
Smudges and fades
PRODUCT:- Bobbi Brown Perfectly Defined Long Wear Brow Pencil PACKAGING:- It comes in a sketch pen form with dual ends. One end has a slanted tip and the other end has a spoolie brush. TEXTURE:- The slanted tip adds color to the brows in a controlled manner and the spoolie combs the brow hair and helps in diffusion of the product. COLOR:- This brow pencil is available in 7 shades to compliment every brow color. EXPERIENCE:- If one is not a master in brow makeup, then this product is a must buy. It provides precise application without smudging. Also, the spoolie provided cuts the need of having a separate brow brush.
Creamy, velvety texture
Wide range of shades
PRODUCT:- Bobbi Brown Lip Pencil PACKAGING:- It comes as a simple pencil with a sturdy cap. The bottom is color coded for easy identified of the color of one owns multiple shades of this range. TEXTURE:- Texture is very smooth and creamy. It glides on lips without the need of reapplication over the same line. COLOR:- In this range of lip pencils 15 vibrant shades are available. All the colors are highly pigmented. EXPERIENCE:- These lip pencils can be worn alone without a lipstick because of their high color payoff. The colors are smudge proof and resist color bleeding during meals.
PRODUCT:- Bobbi Brown Long Wear Gel Eyeliner PACKAGING:- It comes in a small clear pot container with a black screw on cap. TEXTURE:- It is gel based and has smooth texture. Post application this liner gives the appearence of a liquid eye liner. COLOR:- To compliment every eye makeup look, this range offers 12 beautiful shades of high pigmentation. EXPERIENCE:- This gel liner has 3gms of product and retails for 1550/- Rs. which is kind of expensive. The packaging is convenient and very sturdy. The color range offered is hard to resist buying. All the shades are smudge proof and water proof too.
Doesn’t last long
PRODUCT:- Bobbi Brown Lip Color PACKAGING:- It comes in a retractable bullet lipstick tube with a securely fitted cap. TEXTURE:- These lip colors have very smooth texture and are highly pigmented. Post application they give semi matte finish to the lips. COLOR:- This lip color range includes 22 very pretty shades. They are all super pigmented and glide smootly over the lips. EXPERIENCE:- Each lip color retails for Rs. 2300/-. They stay for a good 6-8 hours without the need of reapplication. The color does not bleed nor flake neither these lip colors dry out lips.
Fades fine and dry lines
Evens-out skin tone
Great shade range
PRODUCT:- Bobbi Brown BB Cream SPF 23 PACKAGING:- This blemish balm comes in a luxurious looking sleek tube packaging with a screw on cap. The nozzle has a minute pore for minimal dispense of the product. TEXTURE:- It has smooth formula, perfect as a BB cream. It can be used under a foundation to achieve a flawless base or worn alone for a glowy and natural looking face. EXPERIENCE:- This BB cream fills the pores and helps in hiding any minute imperfections. As it has SPF 23, it can be worn without a separate sunscreen in winters.
Doesn’t damage skin
Easy to carry
No full coverage
PRODUCT:- Lakme Perfect Radiance Compact PACKAGING:- This compact powder comes in a simple and sturdy white plastic container. A mirror is attached on the lid and a powder puff is provided along with this compact. TEXTURE:- The powder is tightly pressed and finely milled. It also has SPF 23 to provide sun protection in winters and cool summers. COLOR:- This range comes in 6 shades to compliment all skin tones. FRAGRANCE:- The fragrance is like that of Lakme sunscreens. It is very mild and goes off after a few minutes of application. AVAILABILITY:- Can be bought from online beauty websites as well as from physical beauty stores. EXPERIENCE:- This compact provides enough coverage and controls oil production. It does not feel heavy and can be used on daily basis. Though it has SPF 23, a separate sunscreen should be applied in harsh summers to get maximum sun protection. This compact provides matte finish to the face and suits specially to oily and normal skin type.
Great shade range
Hard to remove
PRODUCT:- Sally Hansen Hard As Nails Xtreme Wear Nail Color PACKAGING:- These nail colors come in a prettily shaped clear glass bottle with a matte black cap. TEXTURE:- The formula is light and the consistency is neither too runny nor thick, just perfect for hassle free application. COLOR:- This range offers 44 shades that include vibrant as well as subtle nail colors. EXPERIENCE:- Even without a top coat these nail colors stay put for up to 5 days without chipping off. The brush needs to be loaded only one time to coat 2 - 3 nails with a single swipe. The formula is quick drying and gives a good coverage. The are completely water resistant and the color does not fade off anytime.
Glides on smoothly
PRODUCT:- NYX Professional Makeup Retractable Lip Liner PACKAGING:- It comes as a retractable pencil. The outer covering is nude colored with a securely fitted cap. TEXTURE:- It had creamy texture and moisturizing formula. COLOR:- This range provides a variety of 19 lip liner shades that can be matched with a number of lipstick shades. The pigmentation is good and stays put for a long period of time. EXPERIENCE:- If one owns multiple shades of lip liners from this range, then picking the required shade can be tricky because they all look the same from the outer packaging. These colors can also be used alone without a lipstick. They are not water proof nor transfer proof but resist from smudging.
Easy to apply
Contains SPF 20
Limited shade range
PRODUCT:- Lakme Absolute White Intense Concealer Stick PACKAGING:- It comes as a retractable makeup stick. The packaging is very luxurious and the tube is sturdy enough to resist a few jostles. TEXTURE:- This concealer stick glides smoothly over the face.The nourising formula along with SPF 20 makes it perfect for everyday use. COLOR:- This range includes a variety of shades to match almost all skin tones. EXPERIENCE:- For me, this concealer stick is an all in one product. It perfectly hides blemishes without the need of foundation. As it has SPF 20, one will not require a separate sunscreen during winters. But it is not enough to be used alone during sunny days. The packaging is convenient, sturdy and easy to carry in a hand bag. I've normal skin type did not break out my skin upon frequent use.
Wide range of shades
Easy to apply
Sharpener not included
PRODUCT:- LA Girl Lip Liner Pencil PACKAGING:- It comes as a black pencil with a color coded bottom. A sturdy cap is provided along to maintain the hygiene of the pencil tip. TEXTURE:- It glides smoothly over lips and provides precise application without the need of frequent sharpening. COLOR:- This range included 48 shades of lip liners that can go with any lipstick shade. They can also be used without a lipstick for natural looking lips. EXPERIENCE:- The best shades from this range of lip liners are pinks and nudes. The pigmentation is intense and yet subtle. They can be used on almost all makeup looks from office wear, soft glam to evening party makeup look. They are not water proof but resist from smudging and stay put for 5-6 hours without the need of reapplication.
Easy to apply and remove
Defines eye contour
Quick drying formula
Not completely waterproof and smudgeproof
PRODUCT:- Lakme Absolute Precision Liquid Liner PACKAGING:- This eyeliner comes as a sketch pen, provided with a felt tip. This provides precise application and helps in achieving different eye looks. COLOR:- Only one black shade is available in this range. It is highly pigmented and does not smudge for a long time. EXPERIENCE:- I find this eyeliner to be very precise as the name suggests. With just one stroke it provides immensely pigmented color and does not require re doing the same line. It stays put for 5-6 hours without smudging and reapplication is needed only after 8 hours or so.
Protects from germs
Available in different sizes
PRODUCT:- Dettol Original Liquid Hand Wash PACKAGING:- This hand wash comes in a plastic sachet as well as in a pump dispenser bottle and a budget saver pack. TEXTURE:- The consistency is thick when concentrated and watery when diluted. COLOR:- The original variant is pearl white colored and has a strong herbal fragrance. This hand wash also has other variants. EXPERIENCE:- My favorites among all the variants of this hand wash are the "Re-energize" (orange)and "Skin care" (pink) variants. They have very fragrant floral smell, unlike the original variant. They do not disturb the skin's natural pH. They are mild on hands yet effective on germs.
Takes time to dry
PRODUCT:- Lakme Insta Liner Eyeliner PACKAGING:- This liner comes in a nail polish like bottle. The cap is provided with a precise eye liner applicator. TEXTURE:- The consistency of this liner is runny and glides smoothly over the eye lids. Also, it takes only 1-2 minutes to dry. COLOR:- Previously, Lakme had only one shade that is- black, but now blue and green shades have also been introduced in this range. EXPERIENCE:- This liner I guess, is every girl's first ever eye liner because it is so affordable that even a school goer can buy it without making a hole in her pocket. The pigmentation of all the shades is good. Upon drying, they give a slight matte finish. It stays put for a pretty long time and smudges after 4-5 hours.
No irritation and allergy
PRODUCT:- Inglot Kohl Pencil PACKAGING:- This kohl comes in a pencil form with a sturdy cap. The cap as well as at the bottom, the pencil is colour-coded for easy identification if one owns several shades of this range. TEXTURE:- It glides smoothly over the eyelids as well as on the waterline. There is no tugging and need for frequent sharpening of the pencil. Colour:- This kohl is available in 8 vibrant shades that can also be used as eyeliners. EXPERIENCE:- I've been using these kohl pencils past 7 months and they are not even halfway sharpened. The tip is sturdy enough and doesn't break frequently. It blends very easily, hence sometimes I skip the eye shadow and simply apply a considerable amount of this kohl and blend with my finger. This gives my eyes a soft eye makeup look that lasts for a good 4-5 hours without smudging.
Contains natural ingredients
Not suitable for usage in winter
PRODUCT:- Vicco Turmeric Skin Cream PACKAGING:- This is an ayurvedic cream that comes in a soft tube packaging fitted with a yellow screw on cap. TEXTURE:- It has creamy formula that absorbs really quick into the skin and provides a matte finish afterwards. COLOR:- This cream is bright yellow colored but it doesn't show up on the skin after getting absorbed. FRAGRANCE:- It smells somewhat herbal but in a very mild way + turmeric. AVAILABILITY:- It is an age old product but still it is available in shelves of almost all beauty stores and on online websites. EXPERIENCE:- This cream is a holy grail product that can used by everybody regardless of any age and gender. But those who are sensitive to sandal wood oil, they should not use this cream, instead get the "WSO" variant that has the same formula except sandal wood oil.
Contains neem and apricot extracts
Not ideal for all skin types
PRODUCT:- Himalaya Herbals Purifying Neem Scrub PACKAGING:- It comes in a white plastic tube without any outer packaging. All the information is provided on the tube itself. TEXTURE:- It has a creamy texture with minute apricot shell particles that help in exfoliation. FRAGRANCE:- It smells like fresh Neem oil. AVAILABILITY:- It is available in 2 size options:- 50gms and 100gms tube with same packaging. Both the sizes can be purchased from online, Himalaya Herbals store or any other beauty store. EXPERIENCE:- This scrub is formulated specially for oily skin. But it also be used by normal and combination skin types. The apricot shell particles are bit abrasive and not very gentle to be used on sensitive skin.
Deeply cleanses the skin
PRODUCT:- Himalaya Herbals Purifying Neem Face Wash PACKAGING:- Just like all other Neem variants of Himalaya Herbals, this face wash also has just the same tube packaging. TEXTURE:- The consistency is gel like and runny. It lathers well and only small quantity is required to wash off entire face and neck. COLOR:- It is translucent with a ting of green color. FRAGRANCE:- I feel the fragrance to be very refreshing. It smells like fresh Neem oil and jelly tibbe precise. EXPERIENCE:- This face wash has been doing wonders for my mum's skin since ages and now I'm using it too past 3-4 years. There's nothing to hate about it. Its a hands down product!
Gives fresh look
Easy to use
Travel-friendly pen packaging
PRODUCT:- Bobbi Brown Retouching Wand PACKAGING:- It looks like a stout sketch pen with a sturdy cap provided that ensures the product doesn't end up drying when not in use. A small sponge is provided at the tip which helps is perfect blending of the product when applied. TEXTURE:- The texture is extremely creamy and very easy to blend. It gives a light weight, air brushed finish to the face just as mentioned. COLOR:- This retouching wand comes in 9 beautiful shades to precisely match the shade of the foundation of the wearer. EXPERIENCE:- As I've very fair complexion, the shade that suits me is "Porcelain". When I don't want to take a lot of products along on a party or on any such occasion, I simply put this retouching wand in my bag and feel no hassles at all.
Cleans without water
PRODUCT:- Dettol Hand Sanitizer PACKAGING:- This sanitizer is available in different sized bottles. The bottle is clear which is very helpful to keep the track of the amount left in it. It has a green cap provided with a small pore that dispenses just the right amount of product required. TEXTURE:- It looks clear and has a runny gel like consistency. FRAGRANCE:- The fragrance is mild and pretty much smells like a mix of floral+vodka. EXPERIENCE:- I've been using this hand sanitizer since 4 years. I've emptied several bottles of this hand sanitizer and still buy it till date! It gets absorbed very quickly and doesn't feel sticky at all. Very travel friendly and comes at affordable price too.
Uplifting berry aroma
Mild exfoliating effect
Makes skin clean and clear
Doesn’t lather properly
Not for dry skin
PRODUCT:- Clean And Clear Morning Energy Face Wash Brightening Berry PACKAGING:- Basic plastic bottle with blue cap. TEXTURE:- The consistency is gel like and runny. It has minute exfoliating particles. COLOR:- It looks clear with a pink tint to it. FRAGRANCE:- The fragrance is mild and smells like berries. And this face wash also contains cooling menthol as its key ingredient. AVAILABILITY:- It can be purchased from online beauty websites as well as from any beauty stores. It comes in various size options to suit the needs accordingly. The 100ml bottle costs 135/-Rs. EXPERIENCE:- Infused with the cooling menthol, this face wash gives a refreshing feel to the face that and the coolness lingers on for a few minutes. The minutes particles of berry extracts help in gentle exfoliation while the jelly like texture of this face wash prevents excess oil stripping from the face.
A little goes a long way
Available in different sizes
PRODUCT:- Clean n Clear Foaming Face Wash PACKAGING:- This is the first ever classic variant that was launched by Clean n Clear. It comes in a basic plastic bottle with blue cap. TEXTURE:- This face wash is clear and a gel like but runny consistency. It lathers well and only a small quantity is required to wash off entire face and neck. FRAGRANCE:- It smells like nothing in particular but the fragrance is mild and doesn't bother sensitive noses. EXPERIENCE:- This face is specially formulated formulated for oily skin. But having normal skin type, it works well for my skin too. It cleanses the skin deeply without stripping skin's natural oils.
Light on skin
Easy to carry
Not for dry skin
Contains many chemicals
PRODUCT:- Nivea Skin Refining Scrub PACKAGING:- This facial scrub has a tube packaging. The cap is sturdy enough and shuts tight. Perfect to take along during travelling. TEXTURE:- It is gel based with micro crystalline particles that work gently on the skin. It has been formulated with the addition of Hydra IQ that ensures the skin is not subjected to over drying. It also contains some harmful chemicals like SLS and Parabens. AVAILABILITY:- This scrub retails for 190/-Rs. for 150ml of product. It is easily available online and physical beauty stores. EXPERIENCE:- Infused with Vitamin-E and glycerine it adds moisture to the skin while gently exfoliation it. This scrub can be used on a daily basis by all skin types because of its mild formula.
Unclogs and minimizes pores
Does not dry out skin
Not suitable for all skin types
PRODUCT:- Himalaya Refreshing And Clarifying Toner PACKAGING:- Blue translucent bottle, provided with a green cap that has a small pore to dispense the toner. CONSISTENCY:- This toner is watery and it contains a few chemicals. FRAGRANCE:- The key ingredients of this toner are Lemon and Mint. Hence, the fragrance is floral and has a hint of lemon. AVAILABILITY:- It can be bought easily on online beauty websites or any physical stores. This toner is available in 2 size options:- 100ml and 200ml bottle with the same packaging. EXPERIENCE:- As the name suggests, this toner is definitely refreshing with the fragrance of lemon. It tightens pores and removes dirt that is otherwise not washed off by a facial cleanser.
Suitable for all skin typesPRODUCT:- Himalaya Herbals Refreshing Cleansing Milk PACKAGING:- White plastic bottle, fitted with a green flip open cap. The bottle us sturdy enough and the cap doesn't cause any spills if the product, hence it is totally travel friendly. TEXTURE:- It has a runny consistency with a creamy texture. FRAGRANCE:- It smells kinda milky and herbal. I personally like this fragrance. But it might be bothering for some. AVAILABILITY:- This cleanser can be purchased from online websites, Himalaya Herbals store or any other beauty stores EXPERIENCE:- Effectively removes oily shine from the face along with removing impurities. This cleanser has milky texture and it doesn't produce enough lather to remove lip and eye makeup. Overall, this cleanser suits sensitive and pimple prone skin as it has a very mild formula.
Makes skin healthy and glowing
Does not remove waterproof makeup effectively
PRODUCT:- Himalaya Herbals Refreshing Cleansing Milk PACKAGING:- White plastic bottle, fitted with a green flip open cap. The bottle us sturdy enough and the cap doesn't cause any spills if the product, hence it is totally travel friendly. TEXTURE:- It has a runny consistency with a creamy texture. FRAGRANCE:- It smells kinda milky and herbal. I personally like this fragrance. But it might be bothering for some. AVAILABILITY:- This cleanser can be purchased from online websites, Himalaya Herbals store or any other beauty stores EXPERIENCE:- Effectively removes oily shine from the face along with removing impurities. This cleanser has milky texture and it doesn't produce enough lather to remove lip and eye makeup. Overall, this cleanser suits sensitive and pimple prone skin as it has a very mild formula.
Great for acne-prone skin
Might be drying
PRODUCT:- Himalaya Herbals Neem Face Pack PACKAGING:- It comes in a tube with a green cap. TEXTURE:- The texture is thick and can be easily applied with fingers too. COLOR:- This face pack is deep green in color because if its key ingredient, Neem. FRAGRANCE:- It smells like fresh Neem leaves. AVAILABILITY:- It can be bought in different sized options, depending on the how many times q month one wants to use it. The 100gm tube is efficient for a regular user, which costs 130/-Rs. EXPERIENCE:- I use this face pack once a week after steaming and exfoliating my face. It helps my face to feel fresh after sucking out all the gunk and leaving my pores light and clean.
Contains potent ingredients
Makes hair silkier and shinier
Might weigh down hair
PRODUCT:- Mamaearth Argan Hair Mask PACKAGING:- This hair mask comes in a cardboard box. It is packed in a white plastic tub container, provided with a screw on lid. To prevent spills of the product an extra lid is also provided inside the container. TEXTURE:- This hair mask has creamy and smooth texture. It is very easy to apply on kind of hair even on the extremly curly locks. COLOR:- Creamish white with a tint of pink. FRAGRANCE:- Smells really nice, like argan oil. I personally love it. AVAILABILITY:- Very easily available on several online beauty websites and Mama Earth's website too at discounted prices. EXPERIENCE:- This hair mask contains all natural ingredients that are beneficial for a number of hair problems. The argan oil in it works as a great natural conditioner and helps in reducing frizz, split ends and makes hair shiny, silky and manageable.
Comfortable to wear
Sharpener is provided
PRODUCT:- Bobbi Brown Perfectly Defined Gel Eyeliner PACKAGING:- This is an eyeliner pencil. It comes in a simple black cardboard box with all the information provided on it. TEXTURE:- As the name suggests, this liner is gel based. It has emollients and waxes as the base ingredients that make its staying power more longer than normal eye liners. COLOR:- It comes in 7 vibrant shades. The one I'm reviewing is the shade "Pitch black". EXPERIENCE:- For those who have super sensitive eyes that get irritated very easily, then this eye liner is a must try for you. It is free of harmful, eye irritating chemicals and hence makes this eye liner perfect for those special occasions. This pencil is also provided with a sharpener, making the perfect wing precise in every application.
Comfortable to wear
Makes lips smooth
Hides lip lines
PRODUCT:- MAC Mineralize Rich Lipstick PACKAGING:- This range has solid colored bullet lipsticks that come in a matte black bullet tube, packed in a black cardboard box. TEXTURE:- As the name suggests, these lipsticks provide utmost moisturization to the lips without the need of applying a lip balm, lip butter or lil primer. COLOR:- The lipstick that I'm reviewing is the shade "STRIKINGLY FABULOUS". It is a pretty, vibrant pink shade that mostly suit fair to medium skin tones. EXPERIENCE:- This range of lipsticks consists of 12 fabulous, highly pigmented shades. They do not provide a matte finish nor are super glossy but just in the in between. The formula is light weight and does not dry even the flaky and driest of lips.
100% organic soap
Fresh orange aroma
May tend to be drying
Not for facial skin
PRODUCT:- Biotique Orange Peel Body Revitalizing Body Soap PACKAGING:- The soap comes in a cardboard box, provided with all the information including product details, how to use and ingredient list. TEXTURE:- It lathers well and can be used as a daily bagj saop. When used along with a loofah or bath sponge this soap helps in removing dead skin as well. COLOR:- This soap is orange colored, rectangular block. FRAGRANCE:- It smells just like orange rind. Very refreshing to be used during a night bath as well. AVAILABILITY:- Can be easily purchased from online and beauty stores. EXPERIENCE:- Though sometimes I don't use this soap along with a loofah. The minute exfoliating particles are strong enough to deeply cleanse my skin. If one has really tough skin then loofah will be surely a help.
Organic antiseptic soap
Pure natural ingredients
Suitable for all skin types
Can be over drying
PRODUCT:- Biotique Basil And Parsley Revitalizing Body Soap. PACKAGING:- The soap comes in a simple cardboard box with all the information provided on it. This variant comes in different sized options, largest soap bar being a rectangular block. TEXTURE:- Smooth during bath. But can be a bit drying when used on dry skin. COLOR:- It is green colored as the key ingredients of this soap are Parsley and Neem. FRAGRANCE:- Refreshing neem fragrance. AVAILABILITY:- Can be purchased from online beauty websites as well as offline stores. EXPERIENCE:- This is a medicinal soap with the goodness of all natural ingredients. It can be used as a facial soap but care should be taken as it is a bit over drying.
Broad spectrum sunscreen
Free from preservatives
A bit heavy on the skin
Might clog pores
Not suitable for oily skin
PRODUCT:- Biotique Bio Sandalwood Uva/Uvb Sunscreen PACKAGING:- It is an orange opaque bottle with a screw on cap. It comes in a cardboard box. TEXTURE:- This sunscreen spreads smoothly over the skin. But it is not suitable for oily skin type as it might feel heavy on the skin and it has the tendency to clog pores. FRAGRANCE:- Very mild smell that doesn't bother sensitive noses. AVAILABILITY:- Can be purchased from online beauty websites as well as offline stores. EXPERIENCE:- This sunscreen is loaded with a broad spectrum of 50SPF and it provides complete protection from harmful UVA and UVB rays. This sunscreen doesn't leave a white cast behind. The creamy formula absorbs well into the skin very quickly.
No frequent sharpening
Easy to apply
Ideal for daily wear
May tend to be drying
PRODUCT:- Lakme Perfect Definition Lip Liner Pencil PACKAGING:- Classic, pencil like packaging with a clear cap and color coded at the bottom. Though the entire pencil is of the same color as the shade provided. TEXTURE:- All the shades have creamy texture and glide smoothly over lips. AVAILABILITY:- It comes in 4 pretty shades. EXPERIENCE:- The shade "Go Grape" is my favorite amongst all. It is a light purple colour. It gives good colour payoff even on pigmented lips when applied in two coats. The tip is sturdy and doesn't requires sharpening every now and then. One thing to note is that these lip liners don't have ultra creamy texture. Therefore, I use a heavy moisturizer, lip balm or a lip butter to moisturize my lips prior to applying this lip liner.
Easy to apply
PRODUCT:- Bobbi Brown Cat Eye Long Wear Gel Eyeliner & Brush Set PACKAGING:- This set has two gel liners and an eyeliner applicator. One shade is jet black and the other is deep mauve. TEXTURE:- Both the shades have creamy texture and dry matte. COLOR:- Jet black is perfect for all kinds of makeup looks. And mauve one compliments colorful eye look. EXPERIENCE:- The brush is very short with soft, densely packed bristles. It makes the application smoother and precise. The texture of both the shades is creamy, upon drying, they give matte finish. Can be applied for a long day wear as they don't smudge for a long time and don't irritate eyes.
Deeply conditions hair
Unhygienic tub packaging
PRODUCT:- L’Oreal Professionnel Inoa Color Care Masque PACKAGING:- This hair masque comes in a matte black tub container with a screw on cap. All the details, ingredient list and method of application is provided on the container. TEXTURE:- It has a smooth creamy texture. The light weight formula doesn't weigh down hair after application. AVAILABILITY:- Online beauty websites and L'Oreal Professional physical stores. EXPERIENCE:- It has potent ingredients that protect color treated hair from any kind of damage. It can to be used only once a week or twice a month, depending on the extent of treatment your hair will be undergoing or has been treated. It has to be used just like any other normal leave in hair conditioner. This hair treatment masque leaves the hair much more manageable with a salon - like silky shine.
Difficult to remove
PRODUCT:- MAC Liquidlast Liner PACKAGING:- It comes in a luxurious looking sleek bottle. The bottle is all sparkly with glitter and the color is same as the shade if the liner provided. This makes the identification of the right shade much easier of one owns multiple colored eye liners of this range. TEXTURE:- The consistenxy is runny and makes the application very smooth. COLOR:- It is available in 11 vibrant shades to suit all moods and many makeup looks. AVAILABILITY:- It can be purchased from any online as well as offline M.A.C store. EXPERIENCE:- From minimal to bold, these quirky eye liners are sure to turn heads around. These liners dry quickly and stay upto more than 18 hours without smudging. The fine liner applicator provides a perfect dramatic look in a single swipe. These eye liners are pigmented enough to give a vibrant matte finish.
Poor staying power
Not smudge-proof and waterproof
SoulTree Kajal is the first kohl I've come across that has organic ghee! It is a lipstick like kohl and comes in a luxurious packaging that is sure to attract everybody's attention. It comes in 7 pretty shades, that are not pigmented as much but stay for a good up to 7 hours. It glides smoothly over the eye lid as well on the water line. Organic ghee, Cocoa butter and Camphor are its key ingredients that make this kajal different from others. The draw backs I had with this is that it requires sharpening that leads to a lot of product wastage and it also smudges within 4 hours if application.
Removes dead skin cells
Repairs damaged skin
Protects and hydrates skin
Slightly stings upon application
PRODUCT:- Bioderma Sebium Global PACKAGING:- This cream comes in a white tube packaging, in a cardboard box. The flip open lid shuts tight and doesn't cause any leaks or spills of the product. TEXTURE:- It has very light weight formula and can be used on base face as well as under makeup. COLOR:- It has no added colors,hence the cream is pure white. FRAGRANCE:- It is very mild and lingers for a few minutes. AVAILABILITY:- Can be bought online or any physical beauty/ pharmaceutical store. EXPERIENCE:- This facial cream can be used by all age groups regardless of the gender. It helps in reducing dark spots, scars and redness and also prevents them from recurring.
Heavy glass jar packaging
PRODUCT:- Himalaya Oil Free Radiance Gel Cream PACKAGING:- It is packed in a cardboard box and comes in a translucent glass tub with a green screw on lid. The tub container is not the most hygienic package as every time I intend to use the cream, I've to dunk my fjnger and scoop our the product. TEXTURE:- As per the name, this cream has a gel like creamy texture. It is completely oil free. COLOR:- It looks like a translucent white jelly. AVAILABILITY:- It can be purchased online beauty websites as well as from Himalaya Herbals store or any other physical beauty stores. EXPERIENCE:- This cream is best suited for oily skin because of the immense amount of hydration it provides. When using it, one does not have to apply any moisturizer in day time neither a night cream during bed.
Reduces split ends
Stimulates hair growth
Makes hair silky
Solidifies in winter
Lid is easily breakable
This hair oil is being used in every household since ages. It is a very affordable product and comes in various sizes to suit everyone's meet. It is an all natural coconut oil without any artificially added ingredients. That makes it very versatile. Not only one can use this to get smooth, silky and strong mane but also as a body massage oil. The oil is not sticky at all but your hair might feel a bit greasy if applied more than required. The smell of it is just like a natural coconut oil. Comes in a sturdy blue colored bottle with a flip open cap that has a small pore to dispense the right quantity. The only drawback of this wonderful oil is, in winters it gets solidified. To get the oil out, you've to dunk the bottle in a bowl of warm water for around 15-20 minutes. This will cause the oil to liquefy within the bottle so you can easily use it afterwards.