Skin covers your entire body. If you invest in your skin, it is going to represent you..!
Being a skin care enthusiast, I love trying out new skin care products. Products that say Ayurvedic or natural, I am sold for it.! One of such brands that is on my favourite list is Forest Essentials – Luxurious Ayurveda..! (See, Ayurveda..!)
While I have tried good number of skin care products from their range, many have worked out and some haven’t. Today I am reviewing one of those products from the brand. Keep reading to know whether it worked for me or not.!
Brand : Forest Essentials.
Price : 2175 INR for 30 g or 1.05 oz.
Shelf Life : 23 Months.
Is This Cruelty Free? Yes
Is This Recyclable? Yes
Ingredients / What Does Company Claims? / How to Use :
Please note that the ingredients list is not mentioned here. Mentioned here is the composition/ major ingredients.!
Packing : Brand’s tag line itself says ‘ Luxurious Ayurveda’, packing stands quite true to it.
The outer carton is made of hard cardboard. The glossy finished, gold design gives that luxurious look. As you can see the brand logo is printed on the carton along with couple of traditional dancing ladies. The flower print adds the charm to this design. All the details about the product, usage are printed on the bottom side of this same carton.
Product comes in dark and sturdy glass bottle. I must say, no matter how fancier the plastic packing may be, but a glass packing is the classier one.! Gold lid with brown glass combo looks classy. Glass is in deed sturdy. As a clumsy person, I have tested it by dropping it couple of times.!
Colour : Somewhere between maroon and brown.
Fragrance : It has a strong fragrance of ghee and something sort of sweet note. Even though the fragrance is noticeable, it fades after application. As the fragrance is not over empowering, it should be ok for sensitive nose I believe.
Consistency : Balm like consistency.
My Experience :
I have dry skin that needs extra hydration. I thought of buying this particular product for its description and the base ingredient of it – Ghee. Ghee is very useful when it comes to treating dry skin. I used the product just like the way it is mentioned on the packing.
As soon as you open the jar, first thing you notice is its fragrance. I kinda liked the fragrance. It did not bother me at all. Consistency is perfect for facial massage. It’s a balm consistency. Neither runny nor sticky.
Thing I loved the most is that it did what it claimed. It added the moisture. My skin was visibly hydrated and plump.
Even though the product name says its emulsion, it is a balm. It is quite thick and heavy. That’s why even though I have dry skin, I prefer using it twice a week, not more than that. If you have oily or sensitive skin, I would suggest you to skip this.
- Does what it claims. Adds good amount of hydration. Leaves skin soft and plump.
- Balm consistency is perfect for good facial massage.
- Sturdy packing.
- Little goes long way. Single jar is going to last for months.
- Did not break my skin.
- It is cruelty free. No animal was harmed in the process of making this product.
- Product is recyclable.
- Tub packing is not hygienic as we have to make sure our fingers are super clean before taking out the product. Else, we are just transferring bacteria into the jar.!
- Some might find it pricy. (Quantity required is less for each use and as it did what it claimed, I am not complaining about the price.)
- Whole ingredients list is not mentioned.
Mygirlypedia Rating : 4.5/5
Mygirlypedia Note: If you have dry skin and need of good moisturising product, plus if you have budget, you must give this a try. If you have oily or sensitive skin, this balm might be heavier on your skin. Which in turn might cause breakouts. I would suggest you to give a patch test or completely skip this product.
You can watch live swatches in the video below 😛