Beauty product, Beauty subscription bag, Face and body mask

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

Image result for french red clay face masque
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!”

Image result for french red clay face masque
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.

Image result for french red clay face masque
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
Image result for french red clay face masque
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.
Image result for french red clay face masque
Image courtesy | Droozo.com
So that’s it from me. Thank you for reading.
Please like and share this blog with your friends and loved ones. Help me reach the magical number of 25 followers.
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
Advertisements
Beauty product

Natural Bath & Body | Rose & Mint Hand Souffle

Image result for natural bath and body rose and mint hand souffle
Image courtesy | Purplle.com

Hello Glamazons!

Today I will be reviewing, the Natural Bath & Body Co.s Rose and Mint Hand Souffle. I received it in my March, 2017 MSM Style Box.

I have the 50 gm tub which  retails for Rs.275/- only. “For the daily rigor that our hands go through they deserve the advanced treatment that Natural Bath & Body stimulating cream provides.

Enriched with fusion of organic and natural butters that protects and deeply hydrates the skin. It has a Soothing scent of freshly plucked Rose petals and a hint of garden Mint is pure decadence.” ( Nykaa.com)

Image result for rose and mint hand souffle
Image courtesy | Engrave.in

Let me start with the scent. It reminded me of a face mask of a cheap beauty parlor.

Frankly, I was expecting something a little more exotic. Though I have to say I love the color and texture of this product.

The packaging could be a little more “rose-y”. They have been stingy with the roses.

Image result for red roses
Image courtesy | Pintrest.in

This product also claims to be an effective, heavy hand cream/souffle (explains the light texture) that softens dry skin, chapped cuticles and callused heels. Its enriched with the goodness of rose petals and fresh mint.

Its summers here now and I have been using a lot of this cream and I have found that it not only protects the skin from dryness, but also nourishes and deeply hydrates the skin. This product is also paraben free.

I was looking up parabens and their effects on the skin and here’s some information. Parabens can cause allergic reactions and breast cancer.

Image result for red rose petals
Image courtesy | 1-background.com

I was reading up a bit about this brand and came to know that Natural Bath & Body makes a wide range of unique organic skin care, bath and body products. Their products are manufactured using only “natural essential oils and botanical extracts and are a perfect blend of ancient Ayurvedic concepts, modern technology and creativity.

All their products are made with high quality, exotic ingredients, superior hygiene standards and are absolutely safe to use.”

How to use Rose& Mint Hand Souffle : 

  1. Smooth over hands after washing. Use as often as required.
Image result for mint
Image courtesy | Herbs.lovetoknow.com

And that’s my review!

Thank you for reading. Please like,comment,subscribe and share this blog with your friends and loved ones.

Help me reach the magic number of 25 followers. And always, be kind to yourself ‘coz there’s no one like you! Mwah!!

Love,
YLT
PS: Want to try out this hand souffle? Purchase it by clicking on:
Beauty product, Beauty subscription bag, International beauty subscription bag

Glamazon | Ipsy Glam Bag | September,2016

Image result for ipsy bag november 2016
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.

 

Image result for ipsy bag november 2016
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’
Image result for it cosmetics superhero mascara
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’

Polish_Vavoom
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’

Image result for eyeko
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.

Please like, share, comment and subscribe to this blog.

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.

Beauty product, International beauty subscription bag, Make up wipes

Symphony Beauty | Makeup cleansing wipes

img_0392

Hello my Beauties!

Today I will be reviewing , Symphony Beautys’ makeup cleansing wipes.  I received it in my August, Ipsy Glam Bag.

The wipes comes in a pista green packet and I have 10 wipes in this pack. This typically retails for $2/- (USD).

Approximately Rs.134/- only. This is a full size, pack.

The website states: “Moisturise- Restores skin with soothing extracts and long-lasting moisture. Refresh- Revives dull, tired skin for a smoother, more radiant look. Rejuvenate- Nourishes skin for a more youthful, healthy-looking complexion.”

I have gone through 9 of them and kept the last one for this review. I use these to remove a full face of make up.

img_0396

And by that I mean, foundation/BB cream, concealer, eye shadow, eye liner, mascara, and lipstick. While it does quite a good job on the rest of the face, the eye make up doesn’t budge as much.

The pack claims that it moisturizes, cleanses and brightens, While I agree with the moisturizing and cleansing bit I haven’t really noticed its brightening properties.

Normally as you wipe off makeup with wipes  the skin tends to dry up and get flaky and itchy. That might be attributed to the presence of alcohol.

These wipes are alcohol free. So that problem is solved.

It contains: 

  • Cucumber: Improves complexion and rejuvenates the skin. A mix of cucumber juice and a few drops of lemon juice applied as a face mask usually leave the skin glowing.
  • Aloe Vera: Helps in cleansing, moisturizing, refreshing and rejuvenating all types of skin – whether dry, oily, normal or sensitive.
  • Arbutin: The skin brightener you never heard of! Arbutin is a molecule extracted from the bearberry plant that prevents the formation of melanin.  

These wipes are recommended for all skin types. I have oily skin and I can easily say that it worked great on my skin.

img_0397
Check out the texture on this wipe

The product is paraben and sulphate free. These wipes restores the skin with soothing extracts and long lasting moisture.

How to use Symphony Beauty Wipes: 

  1. Gently massage the wipe over face and neck until impurities are removed.
  2. No rinsing is necessary.
  3. Reseal pack after use to preserve moisture in the wipes.

First things first its got an amazing fragrance. The wipes are luxuriously soft and and  gently sweep away make up, oil and impurities.

The pack states “Along with nourishing natural extracts, each wipe is infused with a concentrated brightening complex arbutin, designed to impart a radiant, youthful glow. Symphony Beauty make up cleansing wipes are safe and effective for all.”

My skin felt perfectly clean and and refreshed in a single, easy step. After I finished with the face and neck, I washed my face with Cetaphil face cleanser to get rid off whatever eye make up the wipe didn’t get.

All in all this make up wipe is great for removing light make up or refreshing your face after a long day. As an additional benefit I felt that these wipes unclog your pores.

Which is great for oily skin!The packs themselves are available in packs of 10, 30 and 60.

Some useful information I found about the Symphony Beauty wipes on the Ipsy Glam Bag wipes, ” Symphony Beauty Box brings together cutting-edge Korean innovations with luxurious formulas and natural botanicals in perfect balance. Fast-acting solutions for all skin types, designed to max out on skincare benefits and clinically proven to work.”

So that’s it from me. Thank you for reading.

Please like,comment,subscribe 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 these wipes? Purchase it by clicking on:
 https://www.ipsy.com/product/p-ijlzayzmejdzdgx/Symphony+Beauty/Makeup+Cleansing+Wipes