Dearpacker Royal Black – Black Tea & Black Rose Mask : Review and Swatch

I am a sucker for skin care products. Especially Korean skin care products are something I really love. Reason being, Koreans are amazing when it comes to skin care. They are quite famous for their amazing, spotless skin and the way they take care of it.

The face shop is a Korean skin care brand that has made it’s place in Indian skin care industry. With their amazing, yet affordable skin care range, it has succeeded in stealing all skin care enthusiasts’ hearts. Recently, The face shop had limited edition offer of it’s colloboration with Dearpacker. They had a combo of one product of each brand, with amazing discount prices. Needless to say, I added one to my cart and hit ‘buy’ button.

Lets know more about the combo and of course my experience with it.

They had 5 combos targeting different skin needs.

 

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I went for black tea and black rose mask combo.

It came in a transparent, sturdy pouch. This zipper pouch is sure making space in my travel bag. ! The combo has a cleanser from The Face Shop and the mask from Dearpacker.

I will save a separate review post for the cleanser.

Brand: Dearpacker

Category: Face Mask

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Price: 3390 INR for the 100 ml mask. But in the combo offer – 1499 INR (cleanser of worth 999 INR + the mask).

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Online Link to Purchase:

Shelf Life: 3 Years

Ingredients:

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It has avocado oil and glycerine which are moisturizing.
Fruit extracts, fruit and flower oils which are good for skin.
Has alcohol..!!!

Added fragrances too..!!!

***And I have no clue why they have mentioned it as sheet mask, whereas it is clearly a face pack with cream consistency.!!! ***

Packing:
Outer cartoon looks royal with the black and golden combo. It has kettle, royal crown and saucer prints. Reminds me of Disney..!!

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Directions to use, warnings, ingredients and other details of the product has been mentioned on the cartoon. ‘Directions’ mentioned on the pack is quite confusing. It describes the steps to use a sheet mask instead of a face mask..!!!

Inside of the outer cartoon has all the details printed in Korean language (I am totally assuming it as Korean because this product is made in Korea. I am not able to read it 😛 )

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Product comes in this sturdy plastic jar. The cap of the jar has the same design as that of the outer cartoon. A spatula is also provided with the mask. So that you don’t have to dip fingers to take out the product.

Fragrance:
This has a very strong fragrance. It smells like Ayurveda medicine. Strong smell of green tea and hint of citrus note. I really didn’t like this smell. It is so strong that my eyes were watery. It lasts for some time and slowly fades away. If you have sensitive nose, I would say just try the tester once before buying it.

Color: It is light brown in color. You can see dried petals in the mask.

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Consistency: It has gel like consistency. Neither thick nor runny.

My Experience:
My eyes were all teary at first when I opened the jar and tried applying.
Also it gave me tingling effect to my skin. I was really scared that it would damage my skin. It has that strong smell.!
But the smell started fading and it was quite mild in sometime. I left it on for 10 minutes or so and washed with water.

Pros:
1. Travel friendly packing.
2. It didn’t cause any breakouts.

Cons:
1. Falls on the pricier side. Since I got it in an offer, I am not complaining.
2. It has a very strong smell. Sensitive nose ladies, stay away.
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Will I Repurchase?
No. I don’t like strong fragrance products. So it’s a no.

Will I Recommend?
It didn’t do any magic on my skin. Since it also falls on pricier side, I am not recommending this to you.

Mygirlypedia Rating: 2/5

The Face Shop Mango Seed Silk Moisturizing Deep Toner : Review and Swatch

The brand The Face Shop has become quite popular these days, especially with their sheet masks. Most of the vloggers have been promoting this brand. By the influence of one of my favorite vloggers, I happened to try their sheet mask and it turned out to be pretty good for my skin.

While hiding my face with my palms, I am confessing this – I fall under the category of those people, who fall for the advertisements. I mean I don’t believe all the advertisements I come across, but yes most of them. So, needless to say, not all of them work for me. This in turn has helped me to get rid of this obsession of buying everything I see. Let’s see whether this buy of mine has worked for me or not.

Before I start, two points to share with you:

Firstly, it is NOT a sponsored post. It’s an honest review.

Secondly, if you want to know more about toner in general, check this post of mine.

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This toner is from their recently launched Mango Seed range. They have many variants in this range, starting from Eye cream to night cream. I opted for trying out toner from the range first. So here it is my take on The Face Shop Mango Seed Silk Moisturizing Deep Toner.

Price: 1890 for 165 ml.  (I bought it while there is a sale on Nykaa. Got it for half the original price. )

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Shelf Life: 3 years.

Ingredients:

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What Does Company Claims:

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Packing:

The outer cartoon is of deep grey shade, with the details of the product printed on it.

The product comes in sturdy, semi transparent plastic bottle. This is how the color combination of the bottle is.

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The pump nozzle is just perfect to take out the required product. Plus, maintaining hygiene. The nozzle has a sturdy plastic removable cap over it. This makes it easier to carry while you travel. The cap fits tight enough thus making sure that there are no worries of spillage.

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The semi transparency of bottle makes it easy for you to keep check on the remaining quantity left inside the bottle.

Fragrance:

If you are imagining the fragrance anything related to mangoes, hold your horses. Because, it no where smells like mangoes.

But it has very refreshing and soothing fragrance. It is neither empowering nor faint.  It fades away once you apply.

Consistency:

It is quite runny but not so watery.  Consistency is between watery and a lotion I can say.

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But it is neither oily nor greasy. Once you apply, it adds moisture without making skin looking shiny.

Moisturizing?

Hell yes. I mean I have used toners from different brands. But it does its job of cleansing your face and adds lot of moisture. Even though I have combination skin, I don’t feel the need of moisturizer after using it. So this is a perfect fit for the ladies with dry skin. This adds extra moisture that your skin will be thankful for.

You can see the difference in the pictures itself. My hand looks quite dry in the first picture. Post spreading the toner over it, it looks better.

Things I Liked:

  • Leaves skin clean and moisturized.
  • Did not cause any irritation or breakouts.
  • I like the fragrance.
  • Travel friendly packing.

Cons:

  • Bit pricey for a toner. But little quantity goes long way.
  • Product contains no additives.
  • Company claims the radiance, but I didn’t find any radiance as such on my skin.

Will I Repurchase?

I guess yes. This is moisturizing and does its primary job quite well. But only when there is a sale going on. Haha.

Will I suggest this to my beautiful reader?

Yes if you have dry or combination skin. This adds so much moisture that you will thank me for the suggestion. Look for the offers. Nykaa or even Amazon usually has some or the other offers going on, on The Face Shop products.

Mygirlypedia Rating:  4/5

Cutest Hand Cream Till Date

Hello,

You might have seen my posts about hand creams and hand care before.

Adding to my hand cream collection is this little cutie.

Trust me this is the cutest hand cream in my collection. Doesn’t believe??? Check the pictures…!!!

Isn’t this the cutest for a hand cream???

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I had been to Westend mall last weekend here in Pune. That was my first time visit to MyNykaa store. I usually won’t return without buying something, especially the first time. (Shopaholic… Umm) So, I picked this one up. As I wanted to try this out since a long time. Needless to say, I wanted to buy this for the sake of its Packing ONLY…!!!

There are these 3 cuties. One is a cute bear , kitty with stripes and other is cute white kitty. Being a cat mom, I bought kitty one.

Read on to know if the product inside this cutie pack  is worth the buy or no…!!!

Brand:

The Face Shop

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Price:

430 INR for 30 ml.

Where to Buy From?

I bought it from the My Nykaa shop. You can buy it from here.

Shelf Life:

12 months. You might be thinking it’s no where written on the box, still how can I say it so confidently.!!!  Check this post to know my secret.

Ingredients:

Contains Paraben.

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Packing:

You know the packing is cutest…!!! Haha, let me be serious now. So, the product comes in a sturdy light shade plastic tub packing. Can I say it again please???  The tub pack is not just an ordinary one. It’s a cute little chubby kitty. Look at her bow on forehead. Awww how can we miss those cute eyes, pink tongue and those pink blush. What will make you buy this is the way she is peeping out of the box with her two tiny hands holding the box.

Plastic quality is good and the lid is quite tight. Hence no worries of the product getting spilled while carrying it in your bag while travelling. This definitely makes this your travel buddy.

But tub packing is unhygienic. Anyway this cutie would have never looked this cute on a tube packing.

Fragrance:

I had imagined a nice fruity or floral fragrance before opening it. Duh…!!! Unfortunately, it smells exactly like this hand cream, which I hate the most. Definitely a thumbs down from me.

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Texture:

It is a lotion kind. Not as thick as a cream. When applied, it doesn’t feel heavy on your hands.

 

Does it adds moisture to hands?

I can’t say it heals the extremely dry hands. But, it is does an average job. It added moisture but I could see my hands screaming for more moisture. #DryHandsStories

Will I Repurchase???

Umm… No. I wanted to collect a cute box like this. I did. As per as the hand cream is concerned, it didn’t impress me. Hence a no.

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Will I recommend???

If you want to collect this cute box, do buy. But, neither the fragrance nor the moisturizing quality is good enough. Hence I won’t recommend this over priced one to extremely dry handed beauties. If your hands are moderately dry and you are not sensitive for strong smell, you can give it a try.

PS: if your hands are extremely dry, you can try this one. It works for me.

Mygirlypedia Rating : 2/5

(Sorry Cutie. 2 points for the hand cream and 5 kisses for you. )