Nykaa – The Bath and Body Experience (Shower Gel)

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Benefits of lavender: 

  • Reduces anxiety and emotional stress
  • Heals burns and wounds
  • Improves sleep
  • Restores skin complexion and reduces acne
  • Slows aging with powerful antioxidants
  • Improves eczema and psoriasis
  • Alleviates headache.

Nykaa The range consists of a shower gel, a body lotion, and a body mist in four fragrance variants: French Lavender, Country Rose, Fresh Aqua, and Tropical Jasmine.  Being a floral kind of a person, I wanted to indulge my senses into French Lavender shower gels from this latest range.

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Price: INR 450 for 300 ml BUY HERE

Shelf life: 36 months

Product Description: It’s all about the ying and the yang. On the advent of those never-ending Mondays what wouldn’t you give to be in a lush green garden, with a quiet stream to give you company. Unpack the stress and dive into the inviting embrace of our French Lavender which connects you to the tender quietness in the center of your being. Indulge in the loving calmness of lavender that adds a subtle pop to your grey days, makes you smile a tad bit wider and allows you to chase your dreams along with the stars. Unwind with the soothing attention that our French Lavender Range lavishes upon you. Give those blues a serious dose of Zen!

Packaging: This shower gel comes in a transparent plastic bottle with a black push cap. The actual shower gel comes in a beautiful lavender color, brimming to the neck of the bottle. The front label has a classy picture of a model and lavender flowers, whereas the back label sources all the necessary information. As it holds 300 ml of product, the bottle seems to be bulky and heavy, making it not so travel friendly. However, the packaging is sturdy and leak-proof. It is quite an ordinary packaging, nothing fancy or appealing.

Texture: The texture of this shower gel is thick and runny. Only a little amount of product is needed. Therefore, this bottle is going to last for longer. The actual shower gel comes in a translucent pale lavender color. It lathers up very well with or without a loofah. As the shower gel is thick, using a loofah was not harsh on the skin.

Fragrance: This shower gel has a mild, calming lavender scent to it, which is so soothing. Unfortunately, when you start to lather the product, you get only soapy smell. I can hardly smell lavender then on. Such a disappointing factor indeed! Moreover, the fragrance does not last long as well.

Pros of Nykaa French Lavender Shower Gel

  • Attractive lavender color
  • Sturdy and leak-proof packaging
  • Is gentle and ideal for everyday use
  • Lathers well and is effective
  • Does not rip off moisture from the skin
  • Good quantity of product
  • Paraben free

Cons of Nykaa French Lavender Shower Gel

  • bulk packaging
  • Smells soapy when lathered
  • Fragrance did not last longer

 

Stay Classy

-Varsha Ravi

Biotique Botanical Bio Pineapple Fresh Foaming Cleansing Gel Review

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It is 100% soap free ayurvedic cleanser containing clove oil & extracts of pineapple, neem leaves & euphorbia plant. It deep cleanses pores dissolving sebum,make up & pollutants. It also removes skin blemishes.

Appearance: The Biotique Pineapple Fruit Gel Facial Foam Cleanser comes in a white bottle with a green cap. It is yellow in colour & has a thick consistency.

Odour: It has a fruity smell of pineapple.

Price: ₹ 149/-

Best Before: 3 years from the date of manufacturing.


How to use: Gently massage over wet face & neck with finger tips, lather & rinse. Use morning & evening.
I have been using this cleanser for a couple of days since I have a oily skin I choose to use this product. It works well as a make up remover. cleanses my skin well, leaving it squeaky clean. The cleanser has kept upto it’s claim of removing blemishes & dark spots, my blemishes and spots have become light.
• It is a deep pore cleanser.
• Keeps the promise of purifying the complexion.
• Removes tan too.
• Evens out the texture of the skin because of its proteolytic & keratolytic action.
• Very little product is enough to do a good job.
• It does’nt lather much as mentioned, which i like!(it means less alkaline content)
• It mainly contains organic contents.
• The cleanser also nourishes the skin as it contains natural ingredients.

Stay classy

– Varsha Ravi

Nykaa Black Magic Liquid Eyeliner

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One of the best online shopping site for beauty products ‘Nykaa’  launched their own in-house products through their nail paints and lipsticks. They were known for their good quality, affordable price range and have been raved among many bloggers. They introduced a new eyeliner which is called the Nykaa Black Magic Liquid Eyeliner and after hearing about that on their instagram page, I couldn’t resist so immediately ordered one. So now after using it for a couple of months and i’m totally in love with the product so i ordered another one because my previous one is about to get over,  here I am with a review of it.

Well, hello pretty eyes! A bold release that packs a punch in just one swipe, Nykaa’s Black Magic Liquid Eyeliner is all you need to get your best eyes on. What’s great about this product is its melt, crack and run resistant properties. This refined liner glides perfectly across the lash line for a gorgeous fluid application, leaving you looking super sensational!

  • This eyeliner is dermatologically tested.
  • It has water resistant and high-pigment properties and is completely smudge proof.
  • It stays up to 10 hours.
  • This refined brush is perfect for easy application

The eyeliner comes in a tiny plastic bottle. It’s matte black packaging is quite attractive.

About Nykaa Black Magic Liquid Eyeliner:

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Ingredients:

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It retails at ₹ 299 for 5 ml . You can buy them from Nykaa.com

Shelf life: 3 years

The eyeliner itself is in a long black conical shaped tube with the bottom part containing the liner liquid and the top part has the applicator attached. The eyeliner comes in only one shade 01 Super Black and is written at the bottom of the tube. The tube is slightly bulky for a liquid liner but the cap seals in properly and is spill proof making it travel friendly. The outer casing of the tube has a soft matte finish which gives good grip to hold.

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Pros:

  • Very affordable.
  • Fine Tip Brush Applicator.
  • Smudgeproof formula.
  • Water-resistant and Long lasting.
  • Removal is easy with lukewarm water.
  • No parabens.

Cons:

  • None as such.

Nykaa Black Magic Liquid Eyeliner is very much affordable. However, its currently available in just one shade and that’s  ‘Super Black 01’. I wish they would come up with more shades soon.

Stay Classy

-Varsha Ravi