Sunday, 28 February 2016

Lass Naturals Activated Charcoal Soap | Review



About Brand:


Lass Cosmetics is a well known brand owned by the company Ram Lal Inder Lal which was incorporated in 1975 by Late Mr Ram Lal Jain and Mr. Inder Lal Jain. It has all the necessary statutory approvals from the Government of India. Legal Status of Firm: Private Ltd. Co. Registered under Indian Companies Act 1956. The company is based in India with our HQs is Delhi. Their products are made from naturally derived ingredients and are completely safe for use. Trusted by thousands of people across the nation, their products are trust worthy, reliable and effective.


Product Description:


Activated Charcoal is super antioxidant it neutralizes and absorbs impurities from pollution, toxins to cleanse the skin, unclog pores and remove deeper impurities and dead skin cells. Leaving supple, clean, detoxified and smooth skin.



Packaging:


The Lass Naturals Activated Charcoal Soap comes in a clear plastic wrapped sheet with product information on it.


Price:


INR 85 for 125g


Availability:


Available online at:

Lass Cosmetics
Amazon
Snapdeal


Shelf Life:


2 years


Ingredients:


Activated Charcoal Soap ( With Aloe Vera)Coconut Oil, Castor Oil, Cotton Seed Oil, Sugar, Activated Charcoal, Aloe Vera Juice, Wheat Germ Oil, Rose Water.


How to use:


  • Firmly hold Lass handmade soap, as it may slip from your hands. 
  • Then run it all over your body, covering yourself in suds. 
  • Then thoroughly rinse your self off.



Product Experience:

  • The scent of Lass Naturals Activated Charcoal Soap is like minty and it is so refreshing.
  • It doesn't breakout or dries out my skin
  • This soap removes all the dirt and impurities from my face.
  • It also helps in preventing the recurrence of acne. 
  • It cleanse my skin so well even in winters.


Pros

  • Affordable
  • Easily available
  • Cruelty free
  • 100% organic
  • Does not dry out the skin
  • No parabens 
  • Lathers decently
  • Makes skin soft and radiant

Cons:

  • None!


Tz rating

5/5


Would I repurchase this?

Yes

Thursday, 25 February 2016

Nature's Co Irish Moss - Mint Bath Oil | Review



About Brand:


The secret to good health and beauty lies in pure nature. It is this belief that has prompted The Nature’s Co. to explore the five purest forms of nature, which are the elements of air, sun, forest, earth and water. All the products of The Nature’s Co are made in the vicinity of nature. At The Nature’s Co. some of the best natural ingredients from across the globe have been used. The products at The Nature's Co. are absolutely environment friendly.


Product Description:


Treat your skin to our Irish Moss - Mint Bath Oil. Mint will hydrate, soften, refresh, relax and naturally deodorize your skin and body. It stimulates the blood circulation process, and treat dry skin as well.

Packaging:

  • It comes in a rectangular size plastic bottle with a sturdy pump.
  • The pump has a cap on its nozzle apart from there being the regular cap for the bottle. 
  • The cap shuts tightly which makes it completely travel friendly


Price:


INR 645 for 100ml


Availability:


Available online at:

Nature's Co



Shelf Life:


23 months


Ingredients:


 Peppermint Oil, Sweet Almond oil, Vitamin E, Apricot Kernel Oil.



How to use:


In bath:

Pump out 5-7 drops on wet skin to seal the moisture.
Rinse off with water.

After bath:

Apply a small amount of bath oil instead of moisturizer post bath on moist skin.



Product Experience:

  • I prefer using it after bath instead of in the bath.
  • It has very mild and refreshing fragrance.
  • The moisturizing power is pretty good, it is great for dry skin.
  • My skin felt really hydrated and relaxed after using this.


Pros:

  • Perfect packaging
  • Cruelty free
  • Pleasant scent
  • Availability
  • Parabens free
  • Hydrates skin very well
  • Lasts very long


Cons:



  • A bit on expensive side



Tz rating


4.5/5


Would I repurchase this?


Maybe

Sunday, 21 February 2016

The Body Shop Shea Whip Body Lotion | Review



About Brand:


The Body Shop, incorporated as The Body Shop International PLC, is a British cosmetics and skin care company owned by L'Oréal. It was was founded in 1976 by Anita Roddick and currently has a range of 1,200 products which it sells in 2,500 franchised stores in 61 countries.



Product Description:


Light and fluffy, this quick-absorbing, non-greasy whipped cream lotion, with rich and velvety natural ingredients, smoothes easily over the skin, leaving it feeling well moisturised, soft and supple.


Packaging:


The Body Shop Shea Whip Body Lotion comes in a clear plastic bottle.
The cap features a flip-top lid.
The cap can also be rotated to open.


Price:


INR 350 for 60ml
INR 695 for 250ml


Availability:


Available online at:


The Body shop
Flipkart
Snapdeal

Available offline at:


The Body shop stores


Shelf Life:


3 years



Ingredients:


Aqua (Water) (Solvent/Diluent), Helianthus annuus (Sunflower Seed Oil) (Emollient), Stearic Acid (Emulsifier), Talc (Absorbent/Bulking Agent), Glycerin (Humectant), Orbignya oleifera (Babassu Oil) (Emollient), Coco-Caprylate/Caprate (Emollient), Dicaprylyl Ether (Emollient), Butyrospermum parkii (Shea Butter) (Emollient), Corn Starch Modified (Skin Conditioning Agent), Parfum (Fragrance), Phenoxyethanol (Preservative), Triethanolamine (pH Adjuster), Pentaerythrityl Distearate (Skin-conditioning Agent, Emollient.), Acrylates/Vinyl Isodecanoate Crosspolymer (Acrylates/Vinyl Isodecanoate Crosspolymer) (Emulsion Stabilizer), Sodium Polyacrylate (Film Former/Viscosity Increasing Agent), Glyceryl Stearate (Emulsifier), Methylparaben (Preservative), PEG-100 Stearate (Surfactant), Butyl Methoxydibenzoylmethane (Avobenzone) (Sunscreen), Disodium EDTA (Chelating Agent), Linalool (Fragrance Ingredient), Butylparaben (Preservative), Ethylparaben (Preservative), Coumarin (Fragrance Ingredient), Isobutylparaben (Preservative), Propylparaben (Preservative), Alpha-Isomethyl Ionone (Fragrance Ingredient), Limonene (Fragrance Ingredient), Butylphenyl Methylpropional (Fragrance Ingredient), Citronellol (Fragrance Ingredient), Citral (Fragrance Ingredient), Geraniol (Fragrance Ingredient), Eugenol (Fragrance Ingredient), Caramel (Colour), CI 19140 (Colour).


How to use:


Massage into skin and allow to sink in before dressing.



Product experience:

  • Texture of this body whip is like a thick and smooth and it absorbs pretty quickly.
  • The fragrance is so warm and comforting. It is very long lasting.
  • After applying it my skin was soft and velvety smooth.
  • I ain't feel like moisturizing again later in the whole day.


Pros:

  • Availability
  • Travel friendly
  • Non greasy formula
  • Warm scent
  • Perfect consistency
  • Light texture
  • Absorbs quickly
  • Moisturization lasts very long
  • Cruelty free
  • Makes the skin healthy and supple

Cons:

  • Smaller packaging does not have a pump

Tz rating

5/5

Would I repurchase this?

Definitely 

Friday, 19 February 2016

The Body Shop Shea Shower Cream | Review


About Brand:

The Body Shop, incorporated as The Body Shop International PLC, is a British cosmetics and skin care company owned by L'Oréal. It was was founded in 1976 by Anita Roddick and currently has a range of 1,200 products which it sells in 2,500 franchised stores in 61 countries.



Product Description:


This luxury shower cream is your best bet if you want a nice, moisturizing bath. This Shea butter based shower cream is essentially soap-free and produces an aromatic, skin-softening lather.

Packaging:


  • The Body Shop Shea Shower Cream comes in a clear plastic bottle.
  • The cap features a flip-top lid. 
  • The cap can also be rotated to open.


Price:

INR 275 for 60ml
INR 425 for 250ml


Availability:

Available online at:

The Body shop
Amazon
Ebay

Available offline at:

The Body shop stores


Shelf Life:

3 years

Ingredients:


Aqua/Water/Eau (Solvent/Diluent), Helianthus Annuus Seed Oil/Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil (Emollient), Sodium Laureth Sulfate (Surfactant), PEG-5 Cocamide (Surfactant), Coco-Glucoside (Surfactant), Parfum/Fragrance (Fragrance), Cocamidopropyl Betaine (Surfactant), Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer (Stabiliser/Viscosity Modifier), Butyrospermum Parkii/Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter) (Skin-Conditioning Agent/Emollient), Sesamum Indicum Seed Oil/Sesamum Indicum (Sesame) Seed Oil (Skin-Conditioning Agent), Phenoxyethanol (Preservative), Sodium Benzoate (Preservative), Sodium Hydroxide (pH Adjuster), Sodium Chloride (Viscosity Modifier), Disodium EDTA (Chelating Agent), Linalool (Fragrance Ingredient), Tocopherol (Antioxidant), Coumarin (Fragrance Ingredient), Alpha-Isomethyl Ionone (Fragrance Ingredient), Citric Acid (pH Adjuster), Caramel (Colour), CI 15985/Yellow 6 (Colour).



How to use:


  • Lather up in the bath or shower using hands or a bath lily
  • Rinse thoroughly 


Product Experience:

  • The scent of this shower cream is so lovely! It based on shea nuts.
  • It comes in a kind of beige color.
  • The texture is creamy and it lathers evenly.
  • It moisturized my skin skin so well.
  • I aint't feel like applying body butter after the bath.


Pros:

  • Luxorious fragrance
  • Travel friendly packaging
  • Easily available
  • Cruelty free
  • Hydrates dry skin so well
  • Makes the skin baby soft
  • Best for winter


Cons:

  • I ain't find any

Tz rating

5/5

Would I repurchase this?

Yes

Sunday, 14 February 2016





Maybelline Fashion Brow Duo Shaper Brown | Review


About Brand:

From a small, family-owned business to the number one cosmetics company in America, Maybelline New York takes trends from the catwalk to the sidewalk, empowering women to make a statement, explore new looks, and flaunt their own creativity and individuality. Inspired by confident, accomplished women, Maybelline gives you scientifically-advanced formulas, revolutionary textures and up-to-the-minute, trendsetting shades effortlessly, affordably, beautifully. Maybe she’s born with it. Maybe it’s Maybelline.


Product Description:

 The Fashion Brow Pencil is an all-in-one pen for your eyebrow that gives you the sharpness of a 0.2mm micro lead fixing pencil and the softness of filling natural mineral powder. It is the ultimate duo shaper that gives you ultra-soft precision for perfectly defined eyebrows up to 12 hours. It fixes gaps and blends seamlessly for smooth, stunning brows.



Packaging:


  • This brow duo shaper comes in a sleek two sided form with colored caps each side.
  • As it’s a duo shaper, it is has a pencil side and a powder side.
  • The pencil end is really fine and is meant to define the outer shape of the brows.
  • While on the other end the brow powder side has a screw on cap which twists the sponge applicator and make the product come on top to use. 
  • Both the sides have separate caps to secure the tip.





Price:

INR 245

Availability:

Available online at:
Nykaa
Koovs
Amazon



Shelf Life:

36 months

How to use:



Product Experience:

  • Personally I have slightly brown colored hair, so I prefer this brown shade over the grey.
  • It perfectly blends all over the brows and makes them look fully defined. 
  • The powder applicator is great to get a natural finish. 
  • Being said that it’s waterproof to an extent, a splash of water does not do any harm.
  • It lasts on my eyebrows for the whole day without budging.
  • This works really well on my brows.




Pros:


  • Affordable
  • Dual type
  • Convenient packaging
  • Easy to apply
  • Smudge proof 
  • Great staying power



Cons:


  • Nothing


Tz rating

5/5

Would I repurchase this?

Yes

Thursday, 11 February 2016

Maybelline The Colossal Liner in Black | Review 


About Brand:


From a small, family-owned business to the number one cosmetics company in America, Maybelline New York takes trends from the catwalk to the sidewalk, empowering women to make a statement, explore new looks, and flaunt their own creativity and individuality. Inspired by confident, accomplished women, Maybelline gives you scientifically-advanced formulas, revolutionary textures and up-to-the-minute, trendsetting shades effortlessly, affordably, beautifully. Maybe she’s born with it. Maybe it’s Maybelline.





Product Description:

Designed to end all your application woes, the Maybelline New York Colossal Liner features a 0.4 mm Flexi Tip applicator that gives you perfect, error-free lines. Empowered with the Ink Pigment Technology, this Colossal Eyeliner imparts fade-proof, intense color to your eyes. Its quick-dry formula ensures a 12-hour staying power and quick application. Add this kajal eyeliner to your vanity kit and enjoy stunningly defined eyes, everyday!


Packaging:


  • The Maybelline colossal eye liner comes in a very sleek and edgy packaging. 
  • It in a slim, pen form with a firm yet flexible felt tip.
  • The packing is very handy and does not leak, the cap does not come off easily which makes it travel friendly.



Price: 


INR 125 for 1.2ml




Availability:


Available online at:
Nykaa
Amazon
Purplle


Product Experience:


  • The intensity of the liner is great, it has the intensity of the famous colossal kajal which is ultra-black. 
  • It does not get patchy during application and gives an even finish every single time. 
  • The formula dries quickly and has a soft satin finish – neither matte nor glossy.
  • It gives great color in a single layer without any flaking.
  • It stays for about 9-10 hours on me without fading.
  • Currently the Maybelline Colossal Liquid Liner comes in only shade -Black and how I wish they launch many more shades in the range.



Pros:


  • Attractive packaging
  • 0.4 mm felt tip
  • Soft and smooth texture
  • Does not fade throughout the day
  • Easy to apply
  • Does not flake
  • Smudge-proof & Water resistant

Cons:

None

Tz rating

5/5

Would I repurchase this?

Yes!

Monday, 8 February 2016



Maybelline ColorShow Matte Lipstick | Review


About Brand:


From a small, family-owned business to the number one cosmetics company in America, Maybelline New York takes trends from the catwalk to the sidewalk, empowering women to make a statement, explore new looks, and flaunt their own creativity and individuality. Inspired by confident, accomplished women, Maybelline gives you scientifically-advanced formulas, revolutionary textures and up-to-the-minute, trendsetting shades effortlessly, affordably, beautifully. Maybe she’s born with it. Maybe it’s Maybelline.




Product Description:


Get runway-ready lips with MNY Color Show Lip Colors, brilliant lipsticks straight from the New York Fashion Week. The Maybelline Color Show lipstick range has lip colors in four stunning hues – reds, pinks, browns and mauves. Offering 27 shades, this lip color range has a lipstick for every mood! The Color Show lipsticks have vibrant color pigments and a soft, non-sticky texture. The best part is that they also moisturize your lips, keeping them soft and supple.




Packaging:


  • The lipstick comes in a shiny black plastic rectangular packaging.
  • The colors are shown on the band that we see in the middle.
  • The packaging is simple yet functional, the lipsticks lock with a click sound and the cap always stays put.


Price: 


INR 299 for 3.5gms


Availability:


Available online at:
Nykaa
Purplle
NewU


Shelf Life:


3 years

How to use:


  • For a perfect lip shape: start in the middle of the lips, smoothing out to the corners of the mouth.


Product Experience:


  • I love the pigmentation as well, It feels soft in one go.
  • The formula of the lipstick is really moisturising, but it does not appear overly creamy or glossy on the lips. 
  • These apply like breeze and stays for long too.
  • It is not at all drying for the lips.
  • It has an average staying power of 3 to 4 hours. 


Pros:


  • Affordable
  • Non-sticky
  • Soft and creamy formula with smooth texture
  • Availability
  • Travel & Pocket friendly
  • Fade evenly

Cons:


  • The colors are not transfer proof


Tz rating

4.5/5

Would I repurchase this?

Absolutely



Friday, 5 February 2016

Banjara’s Multani + Orange Oil Clearing Exfoliating Face Wash | Review



About Brand:


Brand Banjara’s was launched in 1993 with line of products that are predominantly herbal powders. The aim was to provide quality herbal powders for beauty care in a largely unorganised category.Today Banjara’s has grown from having 6 products at its inception to about 60 products across 12 product categories. Banjara’s is now a well-known brand and its products are available across all the south Indian markets as well as several e-retailers and beauty parlours.


Product Description:


Banjara’s oil clearing exfoliating face wash has a unique combination of Multani mitti and orange peel to give you the flawless beautiful skin you always aspired for. Multani mitti absorbs absorbs excess oil, controls accumulation of sebum thereby prevents pimples from occurring. Orange peel gently exfoliates the skin and removes dead skin cells to reveal a soft and supple skin. This soap free face wash is enriched with natural moisturizers and antioxidants that help in getting rid of sun tan and ill effects of pollution leading to a tan free flawless skin.

Packaging:


  • The face wash comes in a white tube packaging in white and bright orange colored flip cap.
  • The cap shuts tightly so its a completely travel friendly packaging.



Price:

INR 100 for 100 ml

Availability:


Available online at:
Flipkart
Purplle 



Shelf Life:


3 years


Ingredients:


Multani mitti (Fuller's earth), Orange (Citrus sinesis) Peel powder.



How to use:


  • Moisten your face and neck. 
  • Take ample of quantity of Banjara’s oil clear exfoliating face wash and massage gently avoiding the eye area. 
  • Rinse thoroughly and pat dry. 
  • Use twice daily for best results.

Product Experience:


  • The face wash is a light orange transparent gel with micro beads in it.
  • It gives a nice glow to the face with out making it dry and stretchy.
  • It also makes my skin soft and supple.
  • The consistency is thick hence can be massaged very well on the skin to get rid of all the dirt. 
  • A small amount is enough to lather the face and neck. 
  • This face wash is perfect for daily use face wash and It really provides a flawless skin after every wash.



Pros:


  • Affordable
  • 100% organic
  • Travel friendly packaging
  • Cruelty free
  • Refreshing fragrance
  • Orange and Multani mitti extracts
  • Removes excess of oil and dirt


Cons:


  • Incomplete ingredients list


Tz rating

5/5


Would I repurchase this?

Yes