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Skin Tone: Medium fair, warm undertones
Skin Type: Combination, sensitive and acne prone

Hello ladies,

This review is on Watsons Lavender And Jojoba Scented Gel Body Scrub. Read on for more details on this product.

Product Description:

Price and Quantity:
89 PHP or 125 INR approximately for 200 gm.

Ingredients:

My Experience with Watsons Lavender and Jojoba Scented Gel Body Scrub:

The scrub comes in a simple and easy squeeze tube. The bright purple tube has detailing on it in white fonts. It has a big flip top cap that shuts tightly, making the tube leak-proof but the packaging is quite bulky to carry around when you are traveling. The back of the tube bears some necessary product-related information.

This body scrub has a weird lavender scent. It is not too refreshing or pleasing for me. I personally did not enjoy the fragrance of this body scrub. It is not too strong, but it is not pleasant much. Thankfully, the fragrance does not linger for long and fades away in a few minutes.

The consistency of the body scrub is semi-thick and gel-like. It has a slippery gel formula that slips from the hand and sometimes leads to product wastage. The thick consistency makes it easy to work with.

The gel formula lathers more like a shower cream and makes exfoliation easier and smoother. It creates a decent amount of foam and prevents any kind of abrasion due to large exfoliating granules. It has big exfoliating beads, which can be abrasive on sensitive skin, but the creaminess of the body scrub counteracts the abrasiveness of the exfoliating particles. Hence, it is gentle enough to be used on sensitive skin. The exfoliating beads are less in number and I personally felt they have been sparsely scattered in the formulation. It would have been better if the quantity of the beads would be a little more. It glides effortlessly on the skin and gently exfoliates.

It helps to get rid of dead cells and removes flaky skin. And, ultimately my skin becomes soft and smooth to touch. It did not cause any irritation or allergies on my skin, but it is not effective in removing stubborn blackheads. The scrub requires tons of water to get washed off completely. The scrub is neither drying nor moisturizing. My skin stays normal and requires moisturization after shower as usual. Overall, this is a good body scrub from the brand Watsons.

Pros of Watsons Lavender and Jojoba Scented Gel Body Scrub:
  • Good packaging.
  • Gel-like texture.
  • Glides easily.
  • Lathers like a shower cream.
  • Large exfoliating beads.
  • Creamy formula counteracts the abrasiveness caused by large exfoliating granules.
  • Deeply exfoliates the skin.
  • Helps to get rid of dead skin cells.
  • Does not dry out the skin.
  • Does not cause any skin irritation or skin allergies.
  • Leaves skin soft and smooth.
Cons of Watsons Lavender and Jojoba Scented Gel Body Scrub;
  • Fragrance is a little bothersome.
  • Bulky packaging.
  • Does not work on blackheads.

IMBB Rating:
4.5/5
Would I Repurchase/Recommend Watsons Lavender and Jojoba Scented Gel Body Scrub?
Yes.

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Hello everyone,

The grace and beauty of royal families around the world are admired and envied by many. When it comes to the personal style and beauty of these royal personalities, we see a sense of elegance and effortlessness reflected across the board. In this post, I have put together some of the most prized beauty secrets of the royal ladies from around the world.

Let’s take a look at what we can learn from these royal divas.

1. Kate Middleton:

This might come as a surprise to many, but the Duchess of Cambridge swears by a drugstore moisturizer— Nivea Soft Moisturising Crème for all her hydration needs. In fact, she regularly stocks up on this cream. Some of the other beauty essentials include rosehip oil and a luxurious bee venom facial.

2. Princess Diana:

Princess Diana’s power makeup secret was the effective use of mascara. She never stepped out without wearing mascara, and her makeup artist Mary Greenwell had taught her how to coat her roots with mascara to give her lashes a full and luscious look. As for skincare, Princess Diana made religious use of a deeply hydrating moisturizer and never stepped out without adequate sun protection.

3. Grace Kelly:

The Princess of Monaco, Grace Kelly, swore by the religious use of hand cream. She believed that a person’s age first starts showing up on their hands, which is why she took extra care to keep her hands soft and nourished at all times.

4. Queen Victoria:

While we are busy applying perfuming to our wrists and neck and what not, Queen Victoria did something pretty unique. She applied rose oil to her gloves to use it as a perfume that warded off bad smells.

5. Mary Antoinette:

The Queen of France was also probably the queen of DIYs, and she had a favourite DIY face mask that worked wonders for her. She used two teaspoons of cognac, some dry milk powder, one egg white and the juice of a lemon and mixed all the ingredients together. This dreamy mask stimulates circulation, tightens pores, repairs damaged skin, exfoliates dead skin and gives the face a radiant glow.

6. Meghan Markle:

Meghan Markle swears by the goodness of tea tree oil and keeps it handy at all times as a cure-all. She also loves applying virgin coconut oil to keep her locks shiny and strong. Markle also loves a good facial massage and she believes that it helps keep the face sculpted and contoured.

7. Charlotte Casiraghi:

Casiraghi is Grace Kelly’s granddaughter, and as beautiful as she looks, her skincare and beauty routine is actually quite simple. She loves French pharmacy products and swears by the use of a good, chemical-free makeup remover. She makes it a point to remove her makeup completely, and keep her face cleansed and hydrated at all times. She believes that clean skin is the key to healthy and glowing skin.

8. Princess Maria-Olympia:

Princess Olympia of Greece swears by the wonders of beauty sleep, and makes sure that she gets adequate rest every night. Some of the luxurious beauty treatments she swears by are from Dr. Lancer in L.A. and an Eve Lom facial by Eve Lom at the Sanderson in London.

Note: Images are taken from Google.

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Hi all,

Weight Loss boosting drinks is the fitness secret for many celebs as well as commoners. These are super beneficial for your weight loss journey along with work out and diets. The drinks do not only help you to lose weight, but helps to reduce bloating and clear the toxin. In this post, I will talk about 10 such amazing morning drinks that can help you to be fit and fabulous.

1. Green Tea Detox Drink

Gone are the days when people used to start the day with a cup of milk tea with lots of added sugar. Green tea has made a prominent place in fitness lover’s everyday routine. If you want to shed a few pounds, you must begin your day with green tea. Make some green tea over night and cool it down. Mix it with some chilled water and add ginger slices, mint leaves and two slices of lemon in it. Chill it in the freezer overnight and have it in the morning.

2. Aloe Vera Drink

The aloe gel does not only improve your skin and hair but is also great for your weight loss journey. You can make your own aloe gel at home or use any store bought variant. Mix 2-3 tablespoons of aloe gel in a glass of water. You can add a table spoon each of honey and lemon juice to it. This drink is loaded with minerals and antioxidant that improves your overall health along with aiding your weight loss.

3. Cucumber Water

This refreshing drink helps you to lose your belly fat super fast. Cucumber has high water and fiber content and it keeps your stomach full for hours even though it is low on calorie. Add 6-7 slice of cucumber to a large glass of water. Add crushed ginger, mint leaves and 2 lemon slices in it. Keep this in freezer overnight and have this water in the morning.

4. Fruit Delight

Give your body an overdose of Vitamin C and A with this fruity drink that also helps you a lot to shed the extra kilos. It gives your body a boost of nutrients and improves your immunity. It also helps to reduce the cellulite. Make a mixture of lime juice, lemon juice. Grapefruit juice and pineapple juice. Add a pinch of rock-salt in it for taste. Freeze it overnight and have it in the morning.

5. Apple Cider Vinegar Drink

This works super quickly and is my current favorite. It balances the glucose level in your body, reduces bloating and helps you to lose weight within a month. Add 1-2 tablespoon of vinegar in chilled water and add a tablespoon of lemon juice to it. Drink it every day and you will see difference within a month.

6. Banana Protein Smoothie

If you want a detox drink that will also work as a pre-workout mini meal in the morning, this is a great option. It is packed in proteins and nutrients that will keep you charged throughout the day. It also burns the aft and keeps you in shape while helping to build the muscles. Blend one banana, one orange, a scoop of whey protein, 1 teaspoon of flax seed, little ginger powder or little ginger paste and a spoon of honey together. Have this mini meal in the morning and you won’t feel like eating junks for breakfast.

7. Mint Lemon Water

Lemon water is well known for its detoxifying qualities. It helps to reduce the fat accumulation around the tummy area. Making this drink is super easy too. Squeeze one whole lemon to a glass of water. Add crushed mint leaves for a burst of freshness. Drink it first in the morning and have breakfast after an hour.

8. Cinnamon and papaya Drink

Ripe papaya improves gut health, helps in digestion and reduces blood sugar level. Cinnamon is effective in controlling blood sugar level. When these two come together, they make a potent weight loss drink. Blend some ripe papaya in a blender and add a pinch cinnamon powder to it. You can also add a little rock salt. Add little water and blend again to get the final product. This is also loaded with antioxidants and keeps your skin healthy.

9. Methi Water

This is another known weight loss drink that reduces bloating, improves digestion, heals constipation and helps with weight loss by improving lipid and glucose metabolism. Just soak a teaspoon of methi in 2 glasses of water overnight and drink the methi infused water in the morning. You will see significant result within 2-3 months.

10. Coconut Water

This nutrient rich water keeps you full and prevents you from over eating during breakfast. As it is low in calorie, you are getting loads of nutrients without increasing your calorie count. It keeps you hydrated and also improves digestion. Try to have fresh coconut water instead of the packaged ones as they are way more nutritious and healthy.

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Hi all,

Long slender fingers looks super sexy and pretty rings look even prettier on them. However, at times the fingers look too fat and pudgy. This depends a lot on the genes and overall health. However, there are a few things that you can do to get sexy, slim fingers. In this post, I will tell you about 10 amazing diet and exercise tips that will help you to get the beautiful, long fingers.

1. Do Finger Stretch

This is a very basic exercise that you can do at any time of the day. You will have to place your hand palm-down on a table and then straighten your fingers as flat as you can against the surface without forcing your joint. You can release the hold after 30 to 60 seconds and repeat it for at least four times with each hand.

2. Grip Exercise

This makes your fingers stronger and better. You will need a squeezy ball for this exercise. You can also use a tennis ball instead. Squeeze the ball in your palm and hold for 2-3 seconds each time before releasing. Do 15-20 times with each hand and repeat the set for 2-3 times. You can do this 2-3 times a week giving a rest of around 48 hours between each day of exercise.

3. Claw Exercise

This makes the fingers slim and more flexible. You should stretch out the fingers and then try to touch the base of the fingers with the tips. Hold this claw pose for 40-50 seconds and then release.

4. Finger Lifting

You will have to place your hand palm-down on a table and then straighten your fingers as flat as you can like you did for the first time. Lift one finger at a time and put it down after 1-2 second hold. You may try lifting all at once. Repeat this for 12-15 times in each hand.

5. Thumb Extension

You will need a rubber band for this exercise. Put your hand flat on a surface and wrap a rubber band at the finger joint area. Now stretch your thumb outward, at a ninety degree angle keeping the hand flat on the surface. Hold this for 30-60 second and bring it back to initial position. Repeat this for 10-15 times in each hand.

6. Flex the Thumb

Stretch away the thumb from your other fingers as far away as possible. Now try to touch the tip of your thumb at the base of your small finger. Hold it for 30-60 seconds and go back to the first position. This makes your thumb very flexible and it looks slimmer and slender.

7. Try Finger Push Up

This sounds very tough but you can definitely try. Instead of doing push up on your palm, try to raise your weight on the finger tips. This is really difficult, but you will be able to do it if you keep working on your push ups.

8. Work on Dexterity

Use your fingers to do complex, quick activities. Try to type as many words as possible within 5 minutes, try playing piano or guitar or even a flute. These will make your fingers stronger, reduce risks of fat deposition and will definitely improve your motor skills.

9. Play with Plasticine Clay

Molding the clay in dough and giving shapes allows you to use your finger to create pressure. The fun activity actually helps you to keep the fingers active and burn some calorie from that area.

10. Do Household Chores

If you do not want to play with artificial clay, make dough with real flour. Squeezing the excess water out of your wet clothes, cooking, potting plants help you to get flexible, slim and slender fingers.

Along with practicing these exercises, try to opt for low-sodium diet to reduce fluid retention in the finger area. A balanced diet, healthy lifestyle and these exercises together can help you to get the much desirable beautiful fingers.

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Hair Type: Dry and frizzy

Hi IMBBians,

Recently, Nature’s essence launched a new series of skincare product in Nature’s Organic series. I picked up a shampoo from their Oriental Orange ‘N’ Lime range. So, here I am reviewing Nature’s essence Nature’s Organic Oriental Orange ‘N’ Lime Shampoo.

Price:
INR 200 for 200 ml

Ingredients:

My Experience with Nature’s Essence Nature’s Organic Oriental Orange ‘N’ Lime Shampoo:

The Shampoo comes in a medium sized square shaped transparent bottle with a black dispenser. The dispenser is of pump type which is easy to use. This packing is easy to use and leak-proof. All the product description and directions to use are mentioned on the back of the bottle.

Inside it, it is a light orangey shampoo which has a medium gel consistency. The fragrance of the shampoo is so refreshing. It is more of zesty orangey fragrance with a hint of lemon. It has a mild sweet citrus fragrance. It lathers up nicely with a coin-sized amount.

It is very mildly scented and the fragrance remains for half an hour or so after usage. But, the fragrance does lift up your mood while bathing. You will like the fragrance if you like mildly sweet fragrance in shampoo. This shampoo is suitable for all hair type. I’m certain that it doesn’t dry out the hair.

It is a gentle gel formula which cleanses the hair very well. Although, I might not buy it again as I found it too mild. The squeaky clean feeling after shampooing was also missing. It is an average shampoo with nothing extraordinary claims.

Pros of Nature’s Essence Nature’s Organic Oriental Orange ‘N’ Lime Shampoo:
  • Softly scented.
  • Very mild fragrance.
  • Really affordable.
  • Doesn’t dry out the hair.
  • Not tested on animals.
  • Nice packaging.
  • Apt for everyday use.
Cons of Nature’s Essence Nature’s Organic Oriental Orange ‘N’ Lime Shampoo:
  • Squeaky clean feel was not there.
  • Doesn’t control frizz.
  • Contains SLS.

IMBB Rating: 2.5/5
Would I Recommend/Repurchase Nature’s Essence Nature’s Organic Oriental Orange ‘N’ Lime Shampoo?
I will not buy it again and you should skip it too.

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Today I am reviewing an Etude Hosue blush in a shade I thought would suit me well. I have had bad experiences with blushes from Korean brands because their shade range, in my opinion, is rather “racist”. They are exclusively meant for cool-toned, ultra-fair beauties. I do not hoard blushes and at a time keep only one or, perhaps at most, two blushes that I use for my everyday makeup needs. I added this blush to my cart only because the shade fascinated me, and since I know that I can only wear cool shade blushes, I thought perhaps this shade might work for me.

Price: $7.80
Product Description:
Pong pong pong. Simply tap skin with the lovely puff to have pinkish cheeks full of bright vitality.

How to Apply:
Take an adequate amount with the built-in lovely puff by lightly tapping once or twice and apply on the cheeks by stroking the cheeks.

My Experience with Etude House Lovely Cookie Blusher #2 Strawberry Choux:

This product comes in a cute, cookie shaped, circular packaging. The bottom half of the packaging holds the blush in an aluminium pan. The bottom half is in the color of the blush and the flip lid is made up of translucent plastic. A cute, fluffy applicator with a bow on top is provided. The product comes in a decent size pan and will last a while but I don’t see myself using it at all so it might last forever.

The shade is cool-toned pink, and since I exclusively use only cool toned blushes, I thought this shade will be a perfect match for me. Unfortunately, this shade is chalky – it appears chalky even in the finger swatches. A product with a white cast is justified so long as it contains SPF. Otherwise, I see no purpose to add a white chalky appearance to products. This is my biggest qualm about Korean makeup products.

First, they don’t cater to all the skin tones and second, they have unnecessary white cast. This shade might appear pretty on very pale skin tone and add the desired hue on it but that makes this shade for a very niche crowd. And since most of us like rosy tinge without a white cast, I don’t see a lot of consumers reaching for this shade.

The product appears chalky but, fortunately, it has a good texture. It feels like both a creamy and powdery product. It can be picked up easily with a fluffy blush brush, applied on the cheeks and blended into a seamless finish. Since the texture of the product impressed me so well, I do recommend it in other shades. I prefer wearing cool-toned blushes so as not to accentuate the blue, dark circles under the eye.

This product is affordable and since it is by the brand Etude House I hope it is well made and is gentle on the skin. This product comes in 5 different shades so there is at least one color for all of us. It does contain talc and people who are allergic to it should avoid it.

Pros of Etude House Lovely Cookie Blusher #2 Strawberry Choux:

• An affordable, well-made blush
• Comes in a decent size pan
• Will last a while even if used regularly
• I enjoyed the texture of this product
• Feels like both a creamy and powdery product
• Can be picked up easily with a fluffy blush brush
• Can be applied on the cheeks and blended into a seamless finish
• Comes in a cute, cookie shaped, circular packaging
• Comes with a cute, fluffy applicator with a bow on top
• Comes in 5 different shades

Cons of Etude House Lovely Cookie Blusher #2 Strawberry Choux:

• This shade is not for me and contains white cast
• The lid is not that strong and appears that it will break down eventually

IMBB Rating: 2/5
Verdict: This blush has good quality and applies and blends well. I do not recommend this shade but I do recommend it in other shades as long as it does not has a white cast. It is an affordable blush by a trusted brand so is worth a try.

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Hi IMBBians,

I recently picked up some lipsticks from Essence to match them along with the lip liners I had picked up earlier. Today’s review is all about Essence Ultra Last Instant Color Lipstick in the shade “11 Cherry Sweet”. Read on to know more about it.

Price and Quantity:
$3 for 3.5 g

Product Description:
The lipstick range unites high-coverage and colour-dispersion with just one application and a feathery, light feeling on the lips. The creamy texture is long-lasting and won’t dry out the lips.

Ingredients:
Polybutene, Octyldodecanol, Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Wax, Ozokerite, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Bis-Diglyceryl Polyacyladipate-2, Polyethylene, Hydrogenated Polycyclopentadiene, Tocopherol, Pentaerythrityl Tetra-Di-T-Butyl Hydroxyhydrocinnamate, Aroma (Flavor), Ci 15850 (Red 6), Ci 15850 (Red 7 Lake), Ci 42090 (Blue 1 Lake), Ci 45410 (Red 28 Lake), Ci 77891 (Titanium Dioxide)

My Experience with Essence Ultra Last Instant Color Lipstick 11 Cherry Sweet:

The lipstick comes in a black case with the essence logo printed on the top of the cap and the shade at the bottom of the product.The cap closes with a click and this makes sure that it doesn’t open when you keep this lipstick in your purse. There is a belt between the top and the bottom of the lipstick and this denotes the shade of the lipstick. The name of the shade is also mentioned at the bottom of the lipstick. Once you open the lipstick the case is completely black and the belt makes it easier to select the lipstick. Overall, I like the packaging but the plastic can look a little cheap. There is no much information available on the product but, you can get the name of the shade and others small details on the sticker attached to it. But, this will easily fade away.

Coming to the consistency of the lipstick, the lipstick is very soft and glides very easily without any issues. I absolutely love the creamy texture of the lipstick and I have no problems with application. The shape of the lipstick bullet gives you a very good definition and you can also use it to glide easily onto the corners of the lipstick.

“Cherry sweet” is a beautiful cherry colored lipstick and it is very nice. It has blueish undertones to it. I absolutely love this shade. This shade can also brightens my face and also brighten my teeth which is great! The shade looks very much similar to my Maybelline Pioneer Liquid lipstick. The lipstick has a very sweet scent to it and I am not very fond of this sweet fragrance as it feels artificial. However, it lasts for very short period of time and have no problems at all.

The shade is much pigmented and there is no problem with any tugging or pulling of the lipstick during application. This shade also comes along with matching lip liners and I also picked the lip liner to make sure I get good hours of the color payoff on my lips. The product, if you used alone lasts for around 3-4 hours, it kind of starts fading after that. It completely fades at the center of the lips first and then start fading at the corners. It doesn’t leave any kind of stains on the lips.

The product has a glossy finish. However, you can create it to a semi-matte finish by using loose powder. You can get the color pay off with just two or three swipes. There is no moisturization properties for this lipstick but, it doesn’t make your lips are dry. However, I would recommend using and lip scrub and exfoliator before you start to make sure that it doesn’t settle into the dry areas of your lips. The product does transfer and bleed a little. However, you could reduce this using the lip liner. Overall, it is a good choice for the price I pay and I would surely recommend it. So summing up:

Pros of Essence Ultra Last Instant Color Lipstick 11 Cherry Sweet:
  • Easily affordable.
  • Travel-friendly.
  • Good pigmentation and you can achieve the color with just 2-3 swipes.
  • Very soft and glides very easily.
  • No tugging or pulling.
  • Beautiful cherry shade.
  • Easy to remove.
  • Doesn’t dry your lips.
  • Matching lip liner available.
Cons of Essence Ultra Last Instant Color Lipstick 11 Cherry Sweet:
  • If not exfoliated correctly, it can cling onto the dry patches.
  • Lasts long only when used with a lip liner, if not the hours are very less.
  • Does transfer/ and bleed.

IMBB Rating: 3.8/5
Would I Recommend or Repurchase Essence Ultra Last Instant Color Lipstick 11 Cherry Sweet?
Yes!

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Skin Type: Dry and occasionally acne-prone
Skin Colour: Fair with neutral undertones

Dear Friends,

Tan removal products are my go-to skin care products during summers. I don’t have the patience to try DIY solutions to beat daily tan due to my busy schedule. So, whenever I come across tan removal products, I definitely give them a shot. If you have already read my review on Nature’s Essence Organic Oriental Orange ‘N’ Lime face wash, you will be aware of my experience with that product. Today, I will be sharing my experience with Nature’s Essence Organic Oriental Orange ‘N’ Lime D-Tan Scrub which is again another tan removal product from the same range. Read on the product review to know how it fared for me.

Product Description:
Say goodbye to that holiday tan with Nature’s Organic Oriental Orange ‘N’ Lime D-Tan Scrub. It leaves your skin feeling great as new, it helps reduce blackheads, dead cells and activates new cells for a brighter you.
Features:
•Removes dead skin and blackheads
•Reveals fair and glowing skin
•With the goodness of Lime and Orange
•Suitable for all skin types

Ingredients:

Directions for Use:
Take enough scrub for your face and massage for 2 min and wash afterwards with water.

Price:
INR 200 for 150 g

My Experience with Nature’s Essence Nature’s Organic Oriental Orange ‘N’ Lime D-Tan Scrub:

The face wash comes packed in a colourful orange themed tube with beautiful graphical prints of oranges on its cover. It shuts with a flip-flop lid which has no chances of product leakage. So, the theme looks quite tropical and is very eye catching. The hole in the tube dispenses the right amount of product for usage. The packaging is leak-proof, so it can be easily carried around. All the product details are mentioned on the body of the tube itself. The packaging is very sturdy. Overall, I love the how the brand has themed their packaging. It is quite unique.

Coming to the price point, all the newly launched products are very much affordable and well within one’s budget. Quantity is also reasonable and will last really long.

This face wash is white in colour and has a creamy consistency. It contains small orange exfoliating particles in it. It feels quite gentle on your skin and don’t rip your skin off the moisture.

The odour of this face wash is very refreshing. It smells like the yummiest orange flavour, which is very similar to the smell of Fanta. I love such fresh citrus fragrances during summer that totally boosts up my mood and provides me with a refreshing feel. The smell is not very overpowering at all and is great for summers. This fragrance does not linger around after you have washed your face. So, I’m sure it will not be a concern for people with sensitive noses too.

The product has a semi-thick consistency. So, it is easy to control the product flow. It lathers well but it is not super foamy. You would need a coin sized amount to cleanse your skin properly. The formulation spreads on the face evenly and is quite easy to work with. The scrub particles are able to exfoliate the skin properly. The fine scrub granules feel non-coarse on skin on massaging. After applying the scrub, these granules do not disappear completely to get absorbed into the skin. You will experience a gentle dead skin cell peel off treatment.

Usually before I begin the process of scrubbing, I use a steam treatment on my skin so that the pores get loosened up easily. This also helps in easy removal of blackheads and whiteheads. Following that, I take a pea-sized amount of the product and massage on my face in circular upward directions for about 5 minutes. After keeping for a minute more, I use my blackhead removing tool to get rid of these unwanted blackheads and whiteheads. My skin has tendencies of whitehead accumulation near the nose and chin area, so I focussed on these areas more. Then, I washed off the product with lukewarm water. This product is easy to rinse off as well. No residue is left after it is washed off.

Let’s talk about the efficacy of the product.This product thoroughly cleanses the face in the very first go. It leaves my face feeling super fresh and rejuvenated. It takes away all traces of dirt and grime effectively. This also erases all the dullness that your skin must have gone through due to the sun exposure. It leaves my skin so soft, smooth and moisturised. It gently exfoliates the surface dead cells and makes skin quite smooth to touch. It unclogged pores and shrinks the size of the pore areas.

This product is specially formulated to beat summer tan. As you all know, during summer such tan care products are mandatory, so I felt this D-tan face scrub from Nature’s Essence was worth giving a try. I have tried VLCC de-tan scrubs but they haven’t actually worked on me. This facial scrub gives a good radiance to the skin which is quite visible. It even brightened and refined my skin to a great extent. In the first few applications, you won’t notice much effect on summer tan but with regular use it does help in reducing the tan. It does not work on very old tan but if you use this patiently, this will prevent daily tan from occurring.

I have a tendency of having dry patches after using a scrub. But, this scrub provides good hydration and it did not dry out my skin. This gentle scrub is well suited for dry skin beauties. I liked the cleansing power of this scrub. It doesn’t make my skin stretchy. I did not feel the need of an extra nourishment but you can always follow up with a moisturiser for extra hydration. This scrub works well as a base skin treatment before starting off with any makeup application.

It has worked quite well with whiteheads. In case of blackheads, it does work but it takes some time to show results. With regular use, the results will be more promising. I have been using this for a couple of weeks now and my skin feel more rejuvenated and radiant. In addition to that, it suited my skin well and did not break me out. Though, it did not give that luminous glow on the face as the product claims, but it definitely works well in removing surface cells for a smoother and brighter complexion. Overall, I am happy with the product.

I love using new tan removal products and I am really happy that this brand has come up with such awesome products at an affordable rate. I am using both the face wash and scrub for this range and the experience has been really good. With regular use, I am pretty sure this will keep tanning at bay and will reflect a radiant skin tone. So, you guys can surely check out this range and buy both the face wash and scrub for getting maximum benefit out of it.

Pros of Nature’s Essence Nature’s Organic Oriental Orange ‘N’ Lime D-Tan Scrub:
  • Travel-friendly.
  • Made from extracts of orange, lime and other herbal ingredients.
  • Luxurious formulation.
  • Easy and more gentle compared to other face scrubs.
  • Leaves skin moisturised.
  • Peels off dead skin cells effectively.
  • Makes skin soft, smooth and supple.
  • Fragrance that does not linger around.
  • Great for dry skin beauties.
  • Does not leave any residue or dry feeling post usage.
  • Brightened and lightened the skin.
  • Removed white heads.
  • Instant solution to bright and clear skin.
  • Cleanses pore areas.
  • Good for summers.
  • Helps to reduce summer tan.
Cons of Nature’s Essence Nature’s Organic Oriental Orange ‘N’ Lime D-Tan Scrub:
  • Fragrance can be bothering to some.
  • Takes time to show results on blackheads.
  • Does not remove very old tan.

IMBB Rating: 4.5/5
Would I recommend/Repurchase Nature’s Essence Nature’s Organic Oriental Orange ‘N’ Lime D-Tan Scrub?
Certainly, yes to both.

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