The Ordinary Niacinamide 10% + Zinc 1% 30ml

  This is the first TO product I tried. And it didn’t wow me as it did million others world over. Looking at the ingredient list, there aren’t that many: Aqua (Water), Niacinamide, Pentylene Glycol, Zinc PCA, Tamarindus Indica Seed Gum, Carrageenan, Acacia Senegal Gum, Xanthan Gum, Cocoyl Proline, Ethoxydiglycol, Phenoxyethanol, Chlorphenesin. The packaging with…

The Ordinary AHA 30% + BHA 2% Peeling Solution 30ml

Another review of a TO product! These are SO affordable that I can’t resist from trying their huge variety of products.:) So packaging once again by TO is perfect – frosted super chic glass, white dropper, no leaks. This one is a peeling solution. You just take 2-3 drops (or more if you need) on…

Not that ordinary: Advanced Retinoid 2%

My skin is no stranger to Retinol, Retin-A and Retinoid products; I’ve been using these for more than 10 yrs now. However, the only Vitamin A derivative I’ve stuck so far with is Retino-A cream 0.025% by J&J, which is very easily available OTC in Delhi, India. I’m plagued with super sensitive, dryness aaand eczema…

Odacite Clogged Pores (Jo+L) Serum Concentrate

Continuously on search for the serum to end all clogged pores other serums, I first came across Odacite on the Cult Beauty site, like wayyyy three years back. Since then, I’ve gone through SO many products (trial size! I’m not THAT rich.. yet), I’ve never actually had the opportunity to try out Odacite’s gazillion serums. Just…

Kahina Giving Beauty: 100% Organic Argan Oil

Kahina Giving Beauty is an organic skincare brand started by Katharine L’Heureux in 2008 that is named after a ‘Berber’ (Ethnic group indigenous to North Africa) Queen and prophetess. I first came across this brand during my monthly inspection of spiritbeautylounge – that magical place where the best of organic skincare can be found. Now,…

Update: DIY Apple Cider Vinegar & Thyme Toner

Alright, so I have been using the DIY ACV & Thyme toner for a month now. I’ve noticed that during the first week or two, there was a very mild stinging/burning sensation when I put this toner on my face. It lasted for like 10-15 seconds, no more. People with drier/very sensitive skin may want…

Azelac RU Facial Liposomal Serum

    This slightly thick, cloudy, scented serum is a new addition to my night regimen. It was recommended by my dermatologist for lightening of post-acne marks.     I’ve been using this serum every night under another serum (Yuli Cell Perfecto PM) for the last three days and am very much in love with…

SkinCeuticals Phloretin CF

A daytime antioxidant serum delivers advanced environmental protection, while diminishing the appearance of discoloration Claims:  A powerful antioxidant that combines patented combination of 2% phloretin, 10% pure vitamin C, and 0.5% ferulic acid. Phloretin CF shields skin from damaging free radicals as it restores a more radiant, even complexion. Provides advanced environmental protection against damaging…

FABIndia Charcoal Face Mask

I’m always on the lookout for great face masks that cleanse and exfoliate. While growing up, my grandma would often provide me with home made masks and peel, made from natural ingredients. Back to the present day, its difficult to find good quality masks that don’t break me out. The really good ones tend to…

Bliss Triple Oxygen Instant Energizing Mask

  “Double Double Toil and Trouble -Fire Burn and Cauldron Bubble” – Cranky Witch  in Macbeth Shakespeare was clearly ignorant of the virtues of bubbles while penning Macbeth (who else loved the witches in that scene -they were complete showstoppers!) . This fabulous Product will make you believe in the Power of bubbles – if…