The body mists and face mists have always baffled me! I never really understood what they were for and how to use them until I almost used up half of the bottle of forest essentials body mist. And, I am so glad I did not give up hope since using The Body Shop Aqua Mist once upon a time. In fact, they are now my go-to for smelling awesome though I must say Forest Essentials does not come cheap! A bed of roses and the spiciness of cardamom comes through. I love the spiciness which keeps on … [Read more...] about Forest Essentials Body Mist Rose and Cardamom
Another bane of my life apart from finding the perfect moisturizer is finding a good soap or a body wash which does not dry me up. LÓccitane almond shower oil seems to be a perfect choice for such a body wash but it is too pricey to be used daily. I was definitely intrigued by the British Rose range of body shop and wanted to try it for myself. And, then, the prices were reduced or sale was on or some such thing so I got these two body shop shower gels for myself among other … [Read more...] about The Body Shop Shower Gels – British Rose and Moringa
Updated from 25th January, 2015. A forgotten post which clarifies a lot about our skin care confusions related to moisturization and why skin is dry. Did you know hydration and moisturization are two different things and they come under two different skin problem categories. A skin can both be dehydrated and unmoisturized or it could just be dehydrated or just be unmoisturized. This winter has been particularly dry in the city and after ages of time, I experienced flaky and cracked skin! … [Read more...] about Do you know why your Skin is Dry?
As mentioned in this interview, salt scrubs and sugar scrubs are the best for the body! The Forest Essentials Hydrating Sea Salt Crystal Rose Body Polisher is my first salt scrub. Before this, I had used one from the body shop which I loved a lot but it was more of a butter than a scrub. This one, however, is a scrub and a moisturizer as well because of the oil suspension. In fact, this is one of the easiest DIY's to do at home as well. So, you know what is the next DIY you are gonna … [Read more...] about Forest Essentials Hydrating Sea Salt Crystal Rose Body Polisher
Why oh why did not I try St. Ives ever before? I ponder yonder on this mystery and go crazy! Okay, I am in absolute love with St. Ives replenishing mineral therapy body lotion and if you have not tried this brand yet, you actually are missing out on one of the most amazing products in the market. I feel like getting all its body lotions right away. They all are so tempting. So, why do I love it? Lets see. St. Ives Replenishing Mineral Therapy Body Lotion Product Review Price : Rs 590 for … [Read more...] about St. Ives Replenishing Mineral Therapy Body Lotion
With all the house finishings and roaming around, I am being extra careful about my skin. In the last two months alone, I have used up almost four best sunscreens so you can easily imagine how much quantity of sunscreen I apply. Well, I am happy to share that winters and aging has helped control the grease and oil and my face has not been looking like an oil pan. The real test of sunscreen happens only in summers though. So, I decided I would do a good amount of research and find out the best … [Read more...] about Best Sunscreens Vol. 1 – Neutrogena Ultra Sheer vs Shiseido Multi-Defense
Did you know they use the freshly squeezed coconut milk for the coconut milk massage at Serena Spa? Already sounds heavenly, right! Yeah, I was pleasantly surprised to know this fun fact. Let me share my experience with the serena spa coconut milk body massage. Serena Spa Coconut Milk Body Massage by Heaven on Earth Wellness Price : Rs 3200 Locations : Online Website What I think about the Serena Spa Coconut Milk Body Massage? The Welcome I think the spa decor is incomplete … [Read more...] about Serena Spa Coconut Milk Body Massage by Heaven on Earth Wellness
We are already in the middle of winter and my skin is showing definitive signs of dryness, Hyderabad being even more dry. I thought it would be a good time to talk about winter skin care routine. So, let us start. Winter Skin Care Tip #1 - Take Care of your exfoliation Winters is all about more of dead and dull skin. It is time to move away from granular or physical scrubs. And, if you are a fan of sugar, I really hope you are not using the granulated one. It is just too harsh for skin. You … [Read more...] about 5 Tips to Enhance Your Winter Skin Care Routine
So, what do you think about forest essentials body wash? Do you like the brand? Sometimes, I do think it is over-hyped but then there are some gems which are absolute delight to use. Now, whether forest essentials body wash is a delight to use or not, I love and would recommend their Tejasvi emulsion. I have a sample and I have used it just a few times but loved the texture and how it goes on the skin. Absolute luxury. Forest Essentials Body Wash Oudh and Green Tea Product Review Price : Rs … [Read more...] about Forest Essentials Body Wash Oudh and Green Tea
It has been so long that I have myself followed applying sunscreen rule that I could not justify a post on it. Since almost two months though, I have been consistent and seeing the results. One of the major grouches with using sunscreen for me has always been determining how much sunscreen should you use. What you are applying - is it too little, is it too much, it is getting greasy, it is sticking out on the skin, making a whitish cast on the skin. There are just too many problems with … [Read more...] about How much sunscreen should you use?