Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Liz Earle Cleanse and Polish Hot Cloth Cleanser ♥

I am very very picky when it comes to stuff that goes on to my face. So when I landed my hands on this cleanser I was like oooohhhh I have read good stuff about it *Big Grin* Still I had my doubts because when this reached me in the mail I had a acne issue to tackle with. I did my little research and finally mustered up the courage of using it *so happy of my decision* .

What the product states 

Liz Earle Cleanse and Polish Hot Cloth Cleanser .
With Naturally Active Ingredients:

Cleanses and gently exfoliates for smoother, clearer skin.

A rich, concenterated cream that gently removes daily grime and makeup, even stubborn mascara, to leave skin clear , smooth and exceptionally clean. Used with the pure muslin cloth it lifts away dead skin cells.
Naturally active ingredients include cocoa butter to soften, smooth and moisturise. Rosemary, Chamomile hops and eucalyptus tone, soothes and purify.

Read the rest of the description in the below picture. 


It comes in a very light mint green colored good quality plastic bottle having a pump dispenser. You can't see how much you have used but its okay because it lasts for a long long time.
Comes with a same mint green pouch in which the bottle and the muslin cloth are placed. I really liked the pouch, I keep the muslin cloth in my Shower cabinet and use this pouch to store cotton swabs and tissue papers when I travel.

The quality of Muslin cloth is very good. You get two pieces of good size muslin cloth with one bottle of this cleanser. The cloth has mint green trimming on its edges. The muslin cloth we get with this is made in India.

The cleanser 

Its thick but then its smooth and gets absorbed easily. Clove is the thing which comes in mind when I think about the fragrance it has, the fragrance remains even after rubbing it off. Fine with me.


* Damp your face with water.
* Take out one pump of the product on your palm, take it on your fingers and then rub evenly on your face softly.
* Evenly rub on your face in upward circular motions.
* Take some luke warm water in a small bowl , dip the muslin cloth in it.
* Rub your face softly with  this muslin cloth to remove the cleanser and the dirt/grime/makeup whatever unwanted thing there is.
* Clean your face with normal water.
* Use toner/moisturizer as per your routine.
* Watch *Friends* for a good dose of laughter ;)

Why do I use it 

* I love how softly it cleans my skin. This has made me use Cleanser after ages.
* It never irritated my skin.
* Removes each and every trace of makeup with zero effort.
* Doesn't leave my skin dry.
* At times I have lil white bumps on my nose, when I use this cleanser I do not get those bumps for long.
* Skin feels smooth , soft and clean.
* Muslin cloth is soft and doesn't scratch my skin at all.

When should you use it  

* If you want to remove each and every trace of makeup off your face within a minute.
* At the end of the day to remove all the dirt and grime.

I have combination sensitive skin and have used it religiously in March-April when the weather was fine,, In this peak summer heat I am not so excited to use it all over my skin, but then I am still removing my makeup with this cleanser.


100 ml / 3.3 fl.oz


$ 24.50

Suitable for all skin types. I firmly believe in this. This has been tested by both me and my mum,, we both have different skin tones.

You can purchase it from here Liz Earle  

Recommendation : I am in love with it. I am really happy I came across it,, have ordered 2 bottles already ;)
                               Read the user testimonials on the Liz Earle and you will be amazed to read their views and  
                             . Buy it if you want your skin to look radiant.


Namita  ♥ 

This product was sent by the Liz Earle team for reviewing purpose.

Pond's White Beauty with the Revolutionary Gen White Formula

                                                              Discover your Perfect Match with
                                            New Pond’s White Beauty

After decades of intensive research dawns a new era of scientific discovery.
Pond’s delivers their first ever GenWhite™ formula that works with your unique skin to unlock spotless**
radiant skin from the source in just 7 days.

At Pond’s, we choose to celebrate every woman’s individuality. We understand that every woman is
unique. We all have different hair; eyes, bodies, and above all, we all have different skin and different
We also believe that being truly beautiful is not about superficially fixing flaws and imperfections or
hiding behind a mask applied onto the surface of your skin. We believe that true beauty can only be
unlocked from within. Only when that happens can beauty shine through with a joyous radiance that is
full of life.

The quest for this kind of beauty begins with the understanding that every woman’s skin is unique and
requires beauty solutions that can adapt to an individual’s unique needs.
Customized beauty solutions at your fingertips

After researching with over 20,000 genes, the Pond’s Institute identified a specific gene that significantly
affects melanin production. Through this discovery, our most effective skin lightening formulation has
been created and bottled in the New Pond’s White Beauty Jar. It contains the revolutionary GenWhite™
formula, which adapts to your unique Skin to successfully lighten and even-out your complexion and
prevent discolorations at the source. What’s amazing about it is that the product works differently on
each person. So, if there are areas on your skin that need extra help and contain more melanin, the
formula concentrates on lightening and brightening those exact problem spots.

The Star Ingredients

Pond’s White Beauty contains two star ingredients that reveal spot-less radiance by working directly
with your Skin. Vitamin B3, also known as Niacinimide, deeply lightens and fades the toughest dark
spots. It works with the genes to inhibit the production of melanin. Hence, helping to lighten skin and
reduce dark spots from the very source. Another groundbreaking component in the Pond’s White
Beauty formula is 12-H.SA, a new patent-pending active that works with the genes and speeds up the
lightening of spots.
Tried, Tested, and Women-Approved

At Pond’s, we know that beauty is an emotional experience for women. That’s why we chose to bottle
the new Pond’s white beauty™ range in modern, elegant, and sophisticatedly feminine packaging. Every
moment, from opening the jar to smoothing the luxe cream on your face becomes a beautiful, sensorial

Through the latest scientific and technological breakthroughs at the Pond’s Institute, the new Pond’s
white beauty™ range is clinically proven to deliver positive results in just 7 days.

Here’s what women have to say about their experience with the new Pond’s white beauty™ range:
9 out of 10 women see the superior skin lightening results in just 7 days*
9 out of 10 women agree the product makes their skin fairer
9 out of 10 women agree the product makes their skin tone even

Introducing the new Pond’s white beauty™

Pond’s White Beauty Daily Spot-less Lightening Cream SPF 20/PA++

Use the matte feel Day Cream daily for lightening skin from within, fading dark spots from the source,
for a radiant, even toned and spot-less** complexion. See an instantly brighter face from the first
application and see spot-less** radiance begin to bloom from within in just 7 days.
**Based on consumer test in 2011

Expert Views on New Pond’s White Beauty

Dr. Pushker Sona, Unilever’s R&D Director for Global Face Care CTC Skin and
Regional Technology Centre

“This potent GenWhite™ formula leverages the insights on how gene switches
regulate the production and dispersion of melanin, to target and influence the    
environment of the natural mechanisms unique to individual skin—helping to
lighten skin, accelerate fading of persistent spots and unlock radiant, spot-less*
skin from the source.”

Dr. Aparna Santhanam, Leading Cosmetic Physician & Expert, HUL Beauty Council

“The interesting thing about the new GenWhite™ formula is that it adopts a multipronged
approach to tackle all the mechanisms of darkening. It also provides an
excellent sun protective cover to ensure that the formulation can work effectively,
while at the same time preventing further darkening. Hence, the formula promises
to be an excellent holistic multi-pronged approach to tackle the problem of
pigmentation and skin darkening effectively”.

For more information, please contact:
- Rosanne Rodricks – 9820115421,
- Ishani Sanghavi – 9920924422,

Sunday, May 20, 2012

Vedic Line BB Cream ~ Review and Swatch

Vedic Line BB Cream ~ Review and Swatch

I recently got this package from vedic line and I was so so excited to try it out. Reason? well since the time I was a lil chirpy girl I was hugely attracted towards things/brands that have some association with being natural.

This is the Blemish Balm cream from Vedic Line.

As per the Brand :
  • Blemish Balm Cream.
  • SPF 20
  • Evenly covers Blemishes, wrinkles and spots, Blocks UV rays.
  • Paraben Free.
  • Dermatologically tested.
  • Serves as a foundation or primer for application of makeup.
  • Does not come off easily from sweat or sebum.
  • Suits all skin types
  • 100% derived from the vegetable mineral kingdom
  • Not tested on Animals 
  • 100% Veg
Vedic Line BB Cream ~ Review and Swatch


Nice. Practical yet nice, screw open lid withe a nozzle inside.


Vedic Line BB Cream ~ Review and Swatch

How to use it 

 Use it daily, directly or after absorption of Moisturizer, Serum or Essence. For imperfect areas apply extra layer of BB cream.

My take on it 

 After trying it for around 2 weeks m writing this review. 
I take it as a light weight foundation with added benefits.  It is kind of a dupe for this, the latter one being discontinued I can say that those who miss that should buy Vedic Line BB Cream.
Consistency ~ Normal on the verge of being thin, easy blending with finger tips.

How I use it 

 I use this or Lacto Calamine to moisturize my face and then use this BB cream ; few dots all over the face and then blending them with my fingers.
Since this is the season of scorching heat you might need to set it up with powder so that it doesn't melt down. The melt down part is actually quite low , they have stated this on the tube itself.

How it looks on me 

 well pretty nice :) My skin is clear these days *touchwood* so I don't need any concealing (doesn't include under eye circles :\ all thanks to late night reading) , this BB cream looks natural on my skin, since it looks all natural on skin hence the "one shade fits all" rule applies here pretty well.

Vedic Line BB Cream ~ Review and Swatch

I have dry cheeks at times so almost every other  foundation looks patchy on my skin (barring few good ones), but this did not. In fact it gives a nice glow to my face which I♥.

Does it conceal ? 

 It conceals pretty well, the redness around the nose and cheeks gets all covered, same goes for acne scarring. I can't say how it works for active acne concealing because thankfully I have none.

Vedic Line BB Cream ~ Review and Swatch
Some more details 

~ It is totally comparable to This and better than the Maybelline BB Cream(review coming soon) in all aspects.
~ No breakout or rash or redness or white bumps after using this so ♥ ♥ ♥ it.
~100% veg and not tested on animals , do you need anything else to feel good using it.

Price ~ 250 INR
Quantity ~ 30 ml
Availability ~ Here

Recommendation ~ Yes please !! Not to be missed at all.



Review of Vedic Line Scrub coming up tomorrow :)

pr sent sample :) my review honest as always. 

Friday, May 18, 2012

What is making me smile all day long :)

It was my Birthday on 14th..
Along with some awesome gifts ,, this one stole my heart completely,,do I need to tell  you the reason :) 


TBS, Liz Earle & Vedic Line ~ Upcoming Reviews

Finally I have some free time with me now, It was so hectic past couple of days, plannings,,plannings and couple of more plannings, add to that my Birthday :) and then my teaching practice submissions.

I got Vedic Line and Liz Earle products through companies and the TBS ones were part of a haul I last posted Here.

Reviews coming up super soon :) plus lots of other stuff I want to talk about .



Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Vaseline Stay Ready Contest

Vaseline- India’s leading skin care brand gives you a chance to be on the cover of a leading magazine!

Vaseline Healthy White, a skin lightening body lotion presents the Vaseline Stay Ready Contest, a once in a lifetime opportunity to reveal the beauty you are. The winner gets a golden chance to be on the cover of India’s leading women’s magazine.
To participate, visit or and upload your picture along with your Vaseline Story. The most interesting entries will be shortlisted by an expert jury panel followed by a photo-shoot. The most fitting candidate will be featured on the cover of a leading national women’s magazine.
In summers, our skin is constantly exposed to the harmful sun-rays which results in damaging the skin further, leading to pigmentation, uneven skin tone, etc. However, these problems can now be tackled with Vaseline Healthy White, a first of its kind skin lightening body lotion that comprises a combination of powerful ingredients such as Vitamin B3, Yogurt Serum and Triple Sunscreens which enhances skin’s natural lightening process, provides moisturisation and nourishment to your skin, and protecting it from the harmful UVA and UVB rays, leaving it healthy and glowing thereby making your body as fair as your face! Vaseline Healthy White SPF 24-prevents further darkening of the skin. 
Since 1870, Vaseline has been helping women across the world to keep their skin healthy and glowing as it believes that when skin is at its best, it glows.
Available in 100ml for Rs 69 and 300ml for Rs 169 respectively, Vaseline Healthy White is available at leading Groceries, general, chemist, cosmetic and modern stores across the country.

Fair and Lovely Advanced Multivitamin

New Fair & Lovely Advanced Multivitamin is not just a cream,
it’s a fairness treatment!

Mumbai, May 11th, 2012: An interesting revelation found that 80% of women in Mumbai, 78% in Kolkata and 76.5% in Hyderabad believe that the best possible fairness results can be achieved by getting a fairness treatment from a skin expert. This was found in a survey conducted by Fair & Lovely that mapped the beauty requirements of Indian women. In spite of this, only 12.2 % women have actually undergone Treatments.

Responding to this inherent desire for the perfect fairness Treatment, Hindustan Unilever unveils -‘New Fair & Lovely Advanced Multivitamin’ – a one-stop, fairness treatment in a tube. It targets marks like a laser treatment, sun tan like a face polish treatment, dullness like a face peel treatment, dark circles like an antioxidant treatment and lightens skin colour like a vitamin mask giving you flawless treatment like fairness, everyday!

New Fair & Lovely Advanced Multivitamin is an answer to the fairness challenges faced by Indian women. Just from the first use, 9 out of 10 women saw treatment like fairness.

Speaking about skin concerns faced by women across geographies in India, Dr. Kumar Subramanyan, Director, Clinicals, Unilever Research & Development said, “At Unilever, we recognize the dynamic beauty landscape and the skin requirements of Indian women. We continue to evolve our product technologies using advances in science and our interactions with skin experts around the globe. This product contains a proprietary blend of fairness actives and sunscreens developed by Unilever. With our latest launch New Fair & Lovely Advanced Multivitamin, we deliver clinically proven ’expert treatment like’ benefits to our consumers that’ll improve multiple dimensions of skin fairness. When used every day New Fair & Lovely Advanced Multivitamin delivers truly stunning results”.

Here’s how the New Fair & Lovely Advanced Multivitamin works to give you the best fairness treatment:
How does it work
B3 and Vitamin C  

It targets marks like a laser treatment. These actives work on melanin at the source and lighten existing marks. They also prevent new marks from appearing.
Sun tan
Hydroxystearic acid , Vitamin B3 and Vitamin C

It targets sun tan like a face polish treatment. These actives stimulate skin cell turnover, promote skin renewal and thereby gently remove the effect of sun tan.
Hydroxystearic acid and
Vitamin B3 and Vitamin C
It targets dullness like a face peel treatment. These actives remove dull dead cell layers of skin and promote new skin generation for renewed glow.
Dark circles

Vitamin E and Vitamin C
It targets dark circles like an antioxidant treatment. These actives reduce free radical damage to the skin, thereby effectively reducing dark circles.
Skin colour
Vitamin B3, B6, Vitamins C and E

It lightens skin colour like a vitamin mask. These actives penetrate into the skin layers to lighten skin colour from deep within the epidermis.
* Based on consumer study, 2012.
’Fairness treatments’ refers to treatments in the cosmetic domain.  Results not equal to clinical/ invasive treatments. Cosmetically targets the same flaws as above treatment

About Fair & Lovely:
Developed in 1975, Fair & Lovely is the World’s No1 fairness cream and HUL’s largest skin brand with a presence in over 30 countries. Fair and Lovely’s fairness technology is known to be the best in the world and the brand is continously innovating to pioneer the development of cutting-edge fairness solutions. Today, 250 million consumers across the globe strongly connect with Fair & Lovely as a brand that stands for “beauty that empowers a woman to change her destiny”.

Additional Findings:

66% of women in Mumbai are concerned about sun tanning

84% women in Indore believed dark spots are their major skin concern

50% women in Mumbai believed that dark circles are what they struggle with

About Hindustan Unilever Limited:

 Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL) is India's largest Fast Moving Consumer Goods company touching the lives of two out of three Indians. HUL works to create a better future every day. We help people feel good, look good and get more out of life with brands and services that are good for them and good for others.