Beauty product, Beauty subscription bag, Face and body mask

French Red Clay | Clay Face Masque | Natural Bath & Body

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Image courtesy | Thefitindian.com

Hello Glamazons!

Today I will be reviewing the French Red Clay, Clay face masque by Natural Bath & Body. The mask itself comes in an little, black tub.

I have the 15 gm size.This typically retails for approximately Rs.100/- only.

The website states, “Like the special clay masks that were a favorite with the egyptian goddess cleopatra, our french red clay mask never fails to soften your skin, preserve its complexion and impart a natural glow. It is a gentle paste of french red clay, which is an absolute powerhouse of iron and other minerals!”

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Image courtesy | Curiousandconfusedme.com

I have used this product before I had received it as part of my first ever Fab Bag back in February,2016. This is one of my favorite face masks.

It’s best suited for normal to oily skin types, and it cleanses, detoxifies and exfoliates the skin, leaving it highly refreshed and toned. The clay is blended with rose oil, virgin coconut oil and the balancing cedar wood essential oils.

As the oils further nourish the skin, turmeric powder and sandalwood give it a distinctive radiance. Reveal your best skin from head to toe through regular use of this masque.

This face mask while safe for regular use, is recommended twice or thrice a week. It protects the skin from harmful damage caused by free radicals and pollutants in the environment.

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Image courtesy | Thefitindian.com

I tend to get redness and itchiness on  my face and this masqe takes care if that very well. The masque also minimizes pores and deep cleanses.

Over time it purifies the skin to bring out your natural luster and tone.Noteworthy ingredients are:

  1. Purified water
  2. Kaolin(healing clay mud) | Perfect for oily skin
  3. Fullers Earth | Also known as ‘Multani mitti’
  4. Virgin Coconut Oil  | It’s naturally antibacterial and antifungal
  5. Gramflour | Fights pimples naturally
  6. Turmeric Powder | A natural antiseptic

You can upgrade this masks potential by:

  1. Bringing water to a gentle boil, and exposing your face to the steam.
  2. Allow 2-3 minutes for your pores to fully open.
  3. Immediately follow with mask application.
  4. Apply directly on skin avoiding any contact with the eyes
  5. Leave it on to dry for 15 minutes
  6. Wash off completely with water
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Image courtesy | Beautifulhameshablog.com

While washing I found that because its clay based, its a bit slippery and slimy to wash off. I had to finally resort to a wash cloth to get it all off.

But I feel super clean!! had  blackheads on my nose and enlarged pores on my cheeks now they’re all gone!

I have a 15 gm tub tube so I don’t expect it to last that long (I apply face masks every weekend) but a little goes a long way, so you’re definitely getting your money’s worth!

I will definitely buy the full size once this when gets over and will give it 4.5 stars on a 5 star rating scale.
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So that’s it from me. Thank you for reading.
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And always, be kind to yourself ‘coz there’s no one like you!
Mwah!!
Love,
YLT
PS: Want to try out this mask? Purchase it by clicking on:
 https://naturalbathnbody.com/products/french-red-clay-face-mask
Beauty product, Beauty subscription bag, International beauty subscription bag

Glamazon | Ipsy Glam Bag | September,2016

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Ipsy Glam Bag | September,2016 | Image courtesy Geekyfashionista.com

Hello Glamazons!

Today we will be reviewing the Ipsy Glam Bag September, 2016. Ipsy Glam Bag is a beauty subscription service which does not currently ship worldwide.

If you wanna know how to get it in India, leave a comment on my blog and I’ll tell you how I got mine. The Ipsy Glam Bag comes at a subscription fee of $10 (USD) per month.

That works out to roughly Rs. 671/- only per month. I also paid shipping so I did end up paying double.

For the price of $10/- only you get a total of 5 products in a very pretty bag. Ipsy decides on your products for the month, based on a questionnaire that you fill with your preferences.

They ask you things like, would you prefer an eye shadow or a mascara? A lip gloss or a lipstick ?

A hair care product or a skin care products. To keep things exclusive, once you sign up with them they keep you on a waiting list.

To get off the waiting list, you need to use at least 2 of your social media handles to tell the world that you are off the Ipsy Glam Bag waiting list. I think that’s a very smart social media strategy!

It ships out by the 10th of every month, you receive a tracking number with the shipment details, and can track it on every step of the way.Have a look at the gorgeous  bag.

 

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The make up bag | Image courtesy Ipsy.com

 

 

Below is a list of the products I received :

  1. Rodial|Dragon’s Blood |Hyaluronic Tonic  | 15 ml
  2. IT Cosmetics | Superhero Mascara | In the shade ‘Super Black’
  3. Be A Bombshell Cosmetics | Nail Polish | In the shade ‘Va Va Voom’
  4. Christie Brinklie Authentic Skincare| Complete Clarity | Daily Exfoliating Polish
  5. Eyeko | Eye Do Liquid Eyeliner | In the shade ‘Black’

Total calculated value: Unavailable since prices are not mentioned. Like the Lip Monthly, Ipsy sends a different designed bag every month.

The September,2016 theme was ‘Glamazon‘ , the bag has an image of 4 girls using their hands to spell ‘Ipsy’ in cheerleader style! Its got a very African feel to it and I must say I quite like the gold and black combination.

The bag has a shiny black lining. My favorite product in this bag is the Be A Bombshell Cosmetics | Nail Polish | In the shade ‘Va Va Voom’

I have recently ventured into nail art and was looking for a darker shade of nail polish as a contrast for crystals, rhinestones and other nail accessories and this seems like a God sent. Lets dive into each of the products now:

Rodial|Dragon’s Blood | Hyaluronic Tonic  | 15 ml

Rodial| Dragons Blood | Hyaluronic tonic | Image courtesy Ipsy.com

This product is a great mid day pick me up for the skin. It claims to revive and refresh the skin.

Its like a moisturizing toner that soothes and protects. The ingredient dragon’s blood is reminiscent of the character the ‘Mother of Dragons’ in the television series ‘Game Of Thrones’

All hail the Mother of Dragons!

It hydrates, moisturizes and plumps up the skin. Dragon’s blood from the Croton Lechleri tree keeps skin safe from damage while  rose water heals and helps improve skin texture.

It also contains Vitamin B3 which brightens up the skin.

IT Cosmetics | Superhero Mascara | In the shade ‘Super Black’
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IT Cosmetics | Super Hero Mascara | Image courtesy Amandablogs.com

This product is an elastic, stretch, volumizing mascara. For real results!

I don’t own anything by  IT Cosmetics so its great that I get to sample this brand. Though I have to say that the product size is very small.

Use of this mascara renders lashes stretched with dramatic volume. It also helps to lengthen and plump up the lashes.

The lash line looks fuller. A real eyelash game changer!

Be A Bombshell Cosmetics | Nail Polish | In the shade ‘Va Va Voom’

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Va Va Voom | Image courtesy Beabombshellcosmetics.com

 

I have been wanting a dark shade of nail polish for the longest time and I am very glad I received it.I have to say a subscription bag is a great way to receive different products without having to venture out.

I love the name of the shade ‘Va Va Voom’ its a deep purple and I’m already imagining the wonderful contrast it will provide when using crystals, rhinestones and nail accessories for nail art.

Christie Brinklie Authentic Skincare | Complete Clarity  |Daily Exfoliating Polish

 

Christie Brinkley Complete Clarity Daily Facial Exfoliating Polish
Daily Exfoliating Skin Polish | Image courtesy Amazon.com

 

 

This is a creamy scrub that is gentle on the skin and yet provides a strong exfoliating action. It refines the skin texture, clear pores, removes dulling dirt and dead skin.

It also stimulates skin turnover, leaving the skin purified and invigorated. In addition it also refreshes and smoothens the skin.

Regular usage will render the skin radiant and its gentle enough to be used everyday. This product is suitable for all skin types.

The last product in my Ipsy bag is :

Eyeko | Eye Do Liquid Eyeline | In the shade ‘Black’

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Eye Do| Image courtesy Makeupalley.com

 

This is a waterproof, jet black eye liner. It has an easy-to-use precision tip to create the perfect line or even the perfect winged eyeliner.

It can be used over eye shadow and stays on even on the waterline. And that’s my review.

I hope you enjoyed reading this.Thank you for your time and remember to be kind to yourself ‘coz there’s no one like you.

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Much Love!

YLT

PS: Wanna subscribe to Ipsy Glam Bag? Click on the link below:

https://www.ipsy.com/

Need help with shipping in India? Like and leave a comment on my blog and I’ll tell you how to go about it.

Face and body mask

The Original Fango Mud Therapy | Jor’el Parker

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Jor’el Parker | Fango Mud Therapy

Hello my Beauties!

Today I will be reviewing (as the title suggests), The Original Fango Mud Therapy by Jor’el Parker. The mask itself comes in an orange,recyclable tube and I have the 30 ml size.

This typically retails for $10/- (USD). Approximately Rs.671/- only.

A full size 210 ml mask tube retails for $70 (USD) or Rs.4,700/- only. The website states: “Reveal your best skin from head to toe with our Fango Mud Therapy. Blended with moisturizing Sweet Almond and nourishing Avocado oils, along with rejuvenating Green Tea antioxidants and exfoliating Volcanic Ash minerals, our Fango Mud intensely hydrates, protects and deep cleanses your skin.”

This face mask which is safe enough to use on the body as well. Though it doesn’t say what skin type it suits I have a feeling it will be most suited for oily skin types, and offers anti aging and skin brightening properties. .

The product is 100% vegan and is gluten and cruelty free. It protects the skin from harmful damage caused by free radicals and pollutants in the environment.

The mask intensely moisturizes and hydrates due to the blend of the sweet almond and avocado oil. The green tea in it is not only a great anti oxidant but also doubles as an anti aging agent, while the volcanic ash gently exfoliates the skin.

The tube claims that it minimizes pores, reduces fine lines and deep cleanses. Regular use will decrease dark circles and reverse sun damage.

Over time it will purify the skin to bring out your natural luster and tone.Noteworthy ingredients are:

  1. Water (I like it when this is the first ingredient listed in a product)
  2. Kaolin, Bentonite (healing clay mud; Yup so made for oily skin)
  3. Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (organic sweet almond) oil
  4. Persea Gratissima (organic avocado) oil
  5. Gaultheria Procumbens (wintergreen) leaf extract | Tones the skin and prevents acne
  6. Anthemis Nobilis (chamomile) flower extract | Reduces skin irritants by neutralizing free radicals.
  7. Calendula Officinalis (pot marigold) flower extract | An anti-aging ingredient.

You can upgrade this masks potential by:

  1. Bringing water to a gentle boil, and (safely!) exposing your face to the steam.
  2. Allow 2-3 minutes for your pores to fully open.
  3. Immediately follow with mask application.
  4. Apply directly on skin avoiding any contact with the eyes
  5. Leave it on to dry for 15 minutes
  6. Wash off completely with water

So head band on, make up off lets apply this baby to the face! First things first its a lovely green color!

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Just a teensy bit on my finger

And now that I have it on, I look like Shrek! I was thinking of including a mask selfie but don’t want to to scare people off!

The mask smells sweet its like you could almost smell the sweet almond oil and the flower extracts.It gives just a bit of a tingly feel which feels quite cooling and relaxing.  

Its very easy to spread and applies evenly.Also pretty fast drying!

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The mask as it dries off

As it dries, it turns to an ashy greyish-green. You can see where its working hard on clearing out the impurities.

While washing I found that because its clay based, its a bit slippery and slimy to wash off. I had to finally resort to a wash cloth to get it all off.

But I feel super clean!! And I have to say that this mud therapy mask does exactly what it says!!

I had  blackheads on my nose and enlarged pores on my cheeks now they’re all gone! I have a 30 ml tube so I don’t expect it to last that long (I apply face masks every weekend) but a little goes a long way, so you’re definitely getting your money’s worth!

 

I will definitely buy the full size once this when gets over and will give it 4.5 stars on a 5 star rating scale.
So that’s it from me. Thank you for reading.
Please like and share this blog with your friends and loved ones. And always, be kind to yourself ‘coz there’s no one like you!
Mwah!!
Love,
YLT
PS: Want to try out this mask? Purchase it by clicking on:

https://www.harveyprince.com/product/jorel-parker-the-original-fango-mud-therapy-2/