Dr. Sheth’s Date and Quinoa Eye Cream | First Impressions

I know that an eye cream cannot be properly reviewed within a few weeks of use, but the Dr. Sheth’s Date and Quinoa Eye Cream is a limited edition launch from the brand, so I couldn’t resist telling you guys about it asap. So here is a first impressions style review of the product. I have been using this eye cream for more than two weeks now and here is what I think about it based on my experience so far.

Dr. Sheth's Date and Quinoa Eye Cream | First Impressions

This eye cream has some very interesting ingredients to help with different problems of the under eye area. It contains date seed extracts for brightening the skin, quinoa seed extracts for calming the skin, and hyaluronic acid for providing a boost of hydration. While Hyaluronic acid is known worldwide for its excellent hydrating properties, date and quinoa were new and intriguing ingredients for me.

Dr. Sheth's Date and Quinoa Eye Cream | First Impressions

The formula is in the form of a smooth, slightly thick cream that blends easily on the skin without leaving any oily residue. Personally, I find the texture a little too thick and slippery for my liking and I tend to rub my eyes a little due to the slipperiness I feel. However, this is a minor problem which is specific to me. The product does not irritate the eyes and should be suitable for people with sensitive eyes and skin as well.  Because of the slightly slippery texture, I use this product only at night because I do not prefer applying concealer over the thick cream.

Dr. Sheth's Date and Quinoa Eye Cream | First Impressions

My experience so far with this eye cream has been pretty good. While it is too early to talk about the brightening properties of the eye cream, I can definitely vouch for its hydrating and calming effects. It instantly soothes tired eyes with its rich nourishment and the stretchy feeling that I get under my eyes after a long day or a sleepless night disappears completely within minutes after applying this product.

Dr. Sheth's Date and Quinoa Eye Cream | First Impressions

Overall, I will recommend this product to all those who prefer slightly thicker eye creams and suffer from fairly dry skin under the eyes. The price of INR 899 for a 10g jar may seem a little expensive but the quality of ingredients is top notch and eye creams usually tend to be on the costlier side anyway. I will probably do an updated review after a month or so to let you know whether the cream works on my dark circles, so stay tuned to my blog and Instagram for that! Have you tried this new product? Let me know in the comments below 🙂

Click here to buy the Dr. Sheth’s Date and Quinoa Eye Cream.

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Kara Skin Care Wipes | Review

Everybody swears by them already, but I never tried them before. Simply because I am not a fan of makeup wipes and personally prefer my entire arsenal of lotions and potions for an elaborate skin care routine. However, on my recent trips, the Kara Skin Care Wipes were absolute saviours for me. Here is why I liked this product so much.

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First of all, Kara Skin Care Wipes are made with 100% natural and biodegradable viscose fibre which I love. Secondly, they have the perfect amount of liquid infused in them, they do not feel dry or draggy on the skin and nor do they seep out too much liquid to make the skin sticky. The packaging is pretty compact and functional and even after multiple pulls, the remaining wipes retain their moisture and do not dry out. Also, the formulation of the liquid is very gentle on the skin and does not tingle or irritate even around the eyes.

Personally, I liked the Rose & Thyme variant more than the Seaweed & Lavender variant because it seemed gentler yet more effective at removing makeup. With one wipe, you can get rid off the first layer of makeup, but I will still recommend going in with a face wash to remove all traces of makeup that may be left behind. The wipes can also be used to refresh the skin and to get rid of the sweat and grime in the middle of a busy day.

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Overall, these are some of the best makeup wipes I have used from among the ones that I have tried during vacations. The price point of INR 85 for 10 wipes is pretty good for the quality and the pack size of 10 wipes is very practical for carrying around. I will definitely be trying more variants from the brand in the future and will report back to you with more reviews. In the meantime, do try the Rose and Thyme wipes and I’m sure you won’t be disappointed.

Click here to buy the Kara Skin Care Wipes.

Nike Body Splashes | Review

While we all may love our Chanel Number 5, most of us cannot afford it for day to day use. This is where body mists and splashes come into the picture and I have recently fallen in love with the Nike Body Splashes. Read on to find out what these body splashes have to offer.

Nike Body Splashes | Review

The Nike Body Splashes are long-lasting subtle and classic fragrances that last on the skin for a good 5-7 hours depending on how much you sweat and where you live. They have variants for both men and women and the scents vary from sporty fresh fragrances to sweet or musky ones. The sleek plastic packaging is super compact and light weight, extremely easy to carry around or to travel with. Also, the price ranges between INR 180-220, which is very affordable for regular use.

While Fission is a subtle sweet scent, Up or Down is slightly more zesty. If you do not like flowery or fruity body mists then these will be up your alley. Urban Musk for men is true to its name and has a classic masculine, strong musky scent.

Nike Body Splashes | Review

Overall, these body splashes check all the right boxes for me and I love experimenting with a new variant every time. They are very unique when compared to most body mists in the market and their subtle scents are perfect for those who do not like their fragrances to be too overpowering. In summary, they are absolute value for money and I highly recommend that you try at least one of these scents out.

Available at most local pharmacies and drugstores in India.

Garnier Ultra Blends Henna and Blackberry Nourishing Shine Conditioner | Review

I admit it, I am a hair conditioner snob. Not many impress me and very few end up being repeat buys. So did the Garnier Ultra Blends Henna and Blackberry Nourishing Shine Conditioner make it to my A-list? Read on to find out!

Garnier Ultra Blends Henna and Blackberry Nourishing Shine Conditioner | Review

This hair conditioner claims to revive dull, dry and lifeless hair by providing them nourishment and shine. It contains the goodness of henna, a well-known haircare ingredient in India, and blackberry, a new ingredient for me. The unique combination works though, it leaves the hair looking smooth and shiny and my knotty hair stays slightly more manageable for a few days. It does have a strong fragrance which I like but it might be a bit too much for some. The only downside, in my opinion, is the fact that it does not detangle and soften the hair as much as I would have liked, but if you do not have super frizzy hair then this product should work for you.

Garnier Ultra Blends Henna and Blackberry Nourishing Shine Conditioner | Review

Overall, this conditioner delivers good quality for the price (INR 75 for 75 ml). Also, the formula is paraben-free, which is always a bonus. I will definitely be picking up the shampoo from this range to try out the shampoo+conditioner together. But in the meantime, I am happy using this conditioner on its own as well!

Click here to buy.

Batiste Dry Shampoo Instant Hair Refresh, Fruity and Cheeky Cherry | Review

If there is one haircare product that you should NEVER travel without, especially if you are a fine-haired, oily scalped gal like me, it is dry shampoo. When I was looking for a travel-sized dry shampoo from Batiste, I was disappointed to find out that they do not stock a mini of their Divine and Dark variant in India. Still being a loyal lover of Batiste, I picked up the mini that WAS available, the Fruity and Cheeky Cherry Variant. Here is why I love this dry shampoo as much as the other variants from Batiste that I have already reviewed on the blog.

Batiste Dry Shampoo Instant Hair Refresh, Fruity and Cheeky Cherry | Review

First of all, let’s get this out of the way, I love the scent of cherry -so anything cherry-scented has to float my boat. Additionally, this particular dry shampoo, despite not being tinted, does not leave much white cast at all on the hair. The small amount of white cast that it does give can easily be taken care of by brushing the product through the hair. Also, it leaves 2nd-day hair looking extremely fresh and bouncy for the next two days, which is more than what I expect from a dry shampoo. This is definitely what you need when you are travelling to attend a special event or for work and don’t have much time or styling tools on your hands.

Batiste Dry Shampoo Instant Hair Refresh, Fruity and Cheeky Cherry | Review

Overall, this mini (50ml) dry shampoo spray can priced at INR 299 only is a handbag and travel essential for sure. Whether your hair needs a quick refresh at the end of the day or you want to extend your shampooed hair look for a couple of extra days on vacay, you can’t go wrong with this product!

Click here to buy the Batiste Dry Shampoo – Fruity and Cheeky Cherry in this mini size.

Makeup Revolution Conceal And Define Concealer – C9 | Review and Swatches

When the Tarte Shape Tape Concealers hit the market, everybody went gaga over them. Then, in true Makeup Revolution style, the brand released their Conceal and Define Concealers, which are supposed to be dupes of the beloved Shape Tapes. While I haven’t tried the Tarte Shape Tape Concealers yet, I did purchase the Makeup Revolution Conceal and Define Concealer from Nykaa.com a while back and here is what I think about it.

Makeup Revolution Conceal And Define Concealer - C9 | Review and SwatchesThe Makeup Revolution Conceal and Define Concealer comes in a beautiful rose gold packaging and the tube is made of thick and sturdy clear plastic which gives it a very luxurious feel. The wand is a massive doe-shaped one that picks up enough product for the entire face in one go. Personally, I would have preferred a smaller wand to have more control over the areas I want to cover and the amount of product that I want to use, but this wand works too. The formula is creamy yet extremely blendable and is highly pigmented. It provides medium to full coverage in 1-2 layers and does not crease under my eyes, which is usually my biggest problem area.

Shadewise, Makeup Revolution has done a good job and there are 15 shades available on Nykaa. Unfortunately, the yellow toned medium shade that I was looking for (C8) was out of stock on the website, so I went with the peachy toned medium shade (C9) instead. This particular shade is a little too light for my skintone but it does brighten my under eye area beautifully, I can also use it to cover up my blemishes provided I use a bronzer and the right shade of foundation over it. I would definitely love to pick up my exact match in this range for my blemishes next.

Makeup Revolution Conceal And Define Concealer - C9 | Review and Swatches

Makeup Revolution Conceal And Define Concealer - C9 | Review and Swatches

Overall, I love the pigmentation, blendability and light-weight texture of the concealer despite the full coverage that it offers. The price point of INR 695 feels pretty justified considering the quality and the stunning packaging. I will definitely be playing with more shades from the range soon and will try and compare it to the Tarte Shape Tape Concealer as well to let you know whether it is a worthy dupe or not. For now, I will just say that this is a great concealer indeed and is definitely worth the buy!

Click here to buy the Makeup Revolution Conceal And Define Concealer.

The Nature’s Co Mini Express Facial Kit | Review

In continuation of my previous post, today I will be talking about another travel kit from The Nature’s Co, their Mini Express Facial Kit. When I am travelling, my skin needs extra pampering, but the catch is that I do not have my entire treasury of skincare products with me. To ensure that I do not ignore my skin while hopping from one city to another, I invested in this cute travel facial kit. Read on to find out whether the purchase was worth the money or not!

The Nature's Co Mini Express Facial Kit | Review

Available at an extremely affordable price of INR 395, this mini facial kit contains a cleansing lotion, a face pack, a facial massage cream, a face cream, and a rose water spray in a clear and sturdy zip pouch. Here is my review of each of the products.

The Nature's Co Mini Express Facial Kit | Review

White Pepper Cleansing Lotion This cleansing lotion is basically like a cleansing milk that works quite well at removing non-waterproof makeup, sweat and grease from the face. It has a mild peppery scent but does not tingle or irritate the skin and is fairly gentle. Overall, it is a good mini to have around if you are not going to wear a lot of makeup while travelling.

The Nature's Co Mini Express Facial Kit | Review

Multi-Vitamin Facial Massage Cream – This massage cream comes in a gigantic jar for a mini and has a spicy vanilla scent. It has a rich and smooth texture that feels very luxurious on the skin. A massage with this cream helps improve the blood circulation in the facial skin and adds a subtle glow to the face while taking away the tiredness. A nice relaxing ritual after a long day.

The Nature's Co Mini Express Facial Kit | Review

Vanilla Vitamin E Face Cream – The Vanilla Vitamin E Face Cream also has the same spicy vanilla scent and a rich texture. It hydrates the skin really well without feeling greasy or heavy, however it can be a bit too much for oily skin. I personally prefer using it at night when I don’t mind my skin looking a little shiny. I wake up with soft and smooth skin the morning after.

The Nature's Co Mini Express Facial Kit | Review

Corn Exfoliating Face Pack – The Corn Exfoliating Face Pack is a two in one product and acts as a scrub as well as a mask. The exfoliating particles are gritty enough to remove dead skin and dirt and as a face pack, the product sucks out all the oil from the pores without leaving the skin too dry or parched. This is a product that everyone needs while travelling.

The Nature's Co Mini Express Facial Kit | Review

Rose Hydrating Facial Mist – A little spritz of rose water never did anybody any harm! This Rose water spray can be used both as a mist as well as a toner and is the perfect boost of freshness when you are all swamped out.

Overall, I really loved this travel kit and the only things that were missing for me were a face wash and an SPF. The products are more suitable for slightly dry to normal skin and if you have oily or acne-prone skin then you may need a light-weight serum/moisturizer for the day. But for the affordable price, I am not complaining and will be repurchasing the kit when I run out of this one!

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The Nature’s Co Business Edit Travel Kit | Review

So I have been travelling a lot lately and have been investing in a number of travel kits because I am simply too lazy to pour out the products that I already own into smaller bottles. The Nature’s Co travel kits have been a saviour for the lazy gal in me and today I will be talking about their Business Edit Travel Kit which contains hair care and body care products. Read on to find out how this kit fared for me.

The Nature's Co Business Edit Travel Kit | Review

First things first, the picture of the kit on Amazon shows a wooden comb as well but mine did not come with a comb. However, it did come with three products from the Lemon Peel range – a body lotion, a body wash and a soap. I feel that the inclusion of lemon peel products in the kit is an excellent idea because the refreshing lemon scent is perfect after a long day of travel. Both the body wash and the soap lather very easily and leave the zesty scent of lemon on the skin, which is further enhanced by the body lotion that also keeps the skin hydrated all day long.

The Nature's Co Business Edit Travel Kit | Review

Coming to the hair care products, the kit contains the Watercress Hair Cleanser and Hair Conditioner from the brand. These too have a refreshing aqua scent that is perfect for when you are travelling. The shampoo lathers quite well and cleanses the hair and scalp quite effectively and I love its light-weight formula. The conditioner, on the other hand, did not work too well for me. I have very fine and knotty hair and tend to use a lot of conditioner as a hair mask to smooth out my hair. However, this one left my hair looking limp and slightly greasy. Maybe I used too much, but then I always need more conditioner than most people!

The Nature's Co Business Edit Travel Kit | Review

All the items come in 30ml bottles which is a very decent size, and the kit comes with a sturdy and roomy makeup bag that you can reuse even after your trip. Overall, I feel that the price of INR 595 seems decent considering the typical pricing of The Nature’s Co products. This kit is not just ideal for those who travel a lot but also for trying out a number of products without having to invest in the full-sized items. So if you are a hopping bug or a lover of minis, do check out this handy kit from The Nature’s Co!

Click here to buy.

Stay Quirky Products | Review and Swatches

Guest Blog by Pooja.

A big hello to all!!
If you are a beauty product lover like me you will relate with the pain of overspending on makeup. Because no matter how many lipsticks or eyeliners you own, they will never be enough, plus you gotta try different things all the time right?? Now try it all without burning a hole in your pocket! Today I present to you a pocket-friendly brand which has amazing quality to offer and has a variety of products to choose from – Stay Quirky! I picked up 2 lipsticks – one is in the traditional bullet form and the other is a liquid lipstick. I also picked up a kajal, which is an evergreen favorite product when it
comes to beauty.

The bullet lipstick range is called Stay Quirky BADASS Lipsticks! Such a fun name
and such vibrant colours it has. It offers 22 shade options. I picked up a Pink shade from the range which was priced at INR 325 for 4.2 grams. It has a simple yet elegant black packaging with BADASS written in silver and the sticker beneath states the shade name. Oh, by the way, the shade I bought is called Consequences of a Lusty Affair, shade number 11. Now let’s see how it fared.

Stay Quirky Products | Review and Swatches

Stay Quirky Products | Review and Swatches
Pros:
Price
Pigmentation (colour payoff is just amazing)
Shade range (It has something for everyone)
Not drying
Does not settle into the fine lines of the lips
Smooth texture (you don’t have to drag it on the lips)
Sturdy packaging
Offers good quantity for the price
You can always pick it on discounts
Lasts for good 4-5 hours
Leaves a tint behind
Fades evenly (this is a big yayyy for me as I Hate butt hole lips)
It can be layered easily in case you feel you need a touch-up.
Cons:
Umm difficult to find actually. Just that it’s not transfer-proof, but am not mad at it.
It won’t survive meals (well its easy to reapply though)
Rating: 9/10

Stay Quirky Products | Review and Swatches

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Next, I picked up a liquid lipstick in the shade 09 – You Are My Girl Crush. It’s a beautiful
Purple shade with hints of pink in it. It is priced at INR 449 (steep pricing but it’s on
discount most of the time, you will get it for INR 300-399). You get 4.5 ml in the
plastic tube, again very elegant, and this one shows the colour of the lipstick. The
packaging is sturdy and of good quality.
Pros:
Pigmentation (One swipe is all you need)
Shade range (they have bold purple, reds, pinks, nudes and brown)
The applicator (it has a doe foot applicator that offers precision, you
can easily line your lips with it too)
It’s not supremely drying like other liquid lipsticks. (I suggest you apply a lip balm
beneath no matter which liquid lipstick you apply)
Staying power, it’s supremely impressive it lasted my meals too!!!! GOOD 7-8 hours.

Cons:
I literally can find none.

Rating: 9/10

Stay Quirky Products | Review and Swatches

The kajal comes in a twist up packaging, with a classy silver cap. It is made in
Germany and contains 0.35 gm of product. The packaging states all the necessary
details about the product (but not the ingredients – those are on the outer packaging)
It has superb pigmentation and is jet black in colour, it doesn’t tug at or irritate the eyes. Also, it is dermatologically tested. The product is priced at Rs. 199. The formula is smudge proof and water resistant and lasts for a good 9 hours on the eyes (if you don’t rub your eyes). Since it comes in a twist up form, you can easily line your eyes with it too. On the waterline, it doesn’t budge that easily. A must buy – I have tried and tested a lot of
kajals and I am a big fan of it and am using it since forever so trust me when I say it, go
for it!
For now, it just has just one shade called Eye Told You So (OMG this brand is killing it
with sassy cute names!!!)

That’s all, I hope you enjoyed reading the review and try out some products from the brand super soon!

Click here to buy products from Stay Quirky!

Nykaa Skingenius Sculpting & Hydrating Foundation | Review

Guest post by Pooja

A warm welcome to you to my post!
Whether you are a beauty pro or a beginner or even a beauty enthusiast, the perfect base is the goal you desire. And no brownie points for guessing what you need for a perfect base, a foundation!!!!. Today’s post is about a foundation that has been in the market for a while now and I have taken my own sweet time to test this one so that I could present a view on it.

I am talking about the Nykaa Skingenius Sculpting & Hydrating foundation. It’s a
liquid foundation with impressive ingredients and a claim which is rarely heard of. It
claims that once applied it will adapt to your closest skin colour, it’s basically to
make online shopping easier as choosing your foundation colour online can be even more difficult then pleasing Gods. And oh its formulated in Italy.

The other claims made by Nykaa are:
-Weightless texture
-Luxurious long wear formula
-It melts seamlessly into your skin and hydrates your skin with its Polyfit technology
and Hyaluronic acid (the impressive ingredient I was talking about).
-It stays true to its colour and also the sun filters shield your complexion all day long.
-It covers imperfections virtually.
-It gives a radiant lit-from-within glow.

Nykaa Skingenius Sculpting & Hydrating Foundation | Review

Since it’s a base makeup product, I have laid down few criteria to explain how it
fared and on what parameters I tested it. Let’s begin:

Availability: It’s easily available on Nykaa’s website and in Nykaa stores (which are
located in a majority of the Metro cities). In short, it’s presence is good.
Rating: 10/10

Packaging: It is housed in a small cardboard packaging with a vibrant pink
colour, just like other Nykaa products. Each and every detail about the foundation is stated on the packaging (the full list of ingredients is mentioned). The bottle of foundation is that of plastic and is tiny miny and slim containing a net quantity of 30ml. It has a nozzle to pour out the foundation (I mean no fancy dropper or a convenient pump) but it is not super inconvenient to use. I would say its travel friendly and also easy to carry around in your handbag. One drawback I find is that the bottle of foundation doesn’t state what shade it is, only the outer packaging mentions it (so you will have to memorize either the shade number or the shade name.)
Rating: 7/10.

Pricing: The 30 ml bottle costs Rs 575 but you can pick it up during discounts. (Who doesn’t like saving some bucks).
Rating: 6/10

Nykaa Skingenius Sculpting & Hydrating Foundation | Review

Shade range: It has 5 shades to offer. Which I think is not enough to cater to all Indian
skin tones. I wish they introduce some more shades to their range. I picked up shade
02 Almond Beige, which would suit fair to medium skin tones, and it has a mild yellow
undertone.
Rating: 6/10

Texture: Cream like, not very liquidy or solid, just perfect. It blends seamlessly into
the skin (one of the claims proves to be true). It has a bit of a chemical fragrance
which fades away gradually but could be an issue if you are sensitive to such strong
fragrances.

Nykaa Skingenius Sculpting & Hydrating Foundation | Review

Coverage: The foundation offers a light to medium coverage. Now, this would be a personal preference, if you like your foundation to be matte and full coverage – you might end up disliking it or not liking it much. But if you are someone like me who likes a
dewy finish and a medium coverage that doesn’t give a made-up look, this foundation
is made for you. You can use it on a daily basis, just remember to use a matte primer
and a compact or a translucent powder with it. It definitely gives the face a radiant glow. Since it’s a medium coverage foundation it won’t hide all your spots and blemishes, you will have to cover that up with the help of a concealer. It does provide an even skin tone though. The formula does not feel heavy on the skin but it does feel sticky at
times. So if you are an oily skinned girl I suggest you stay away from this one, even a
combination skin type person will find it a little sticky but again if topped up with a
compact it will be fine. My other observation is that during the Monsoon it makes
your face a little more sticky than usual. However, for dry skin girls this is a God sent
product and it won’t settle in your dry patches (if you moisturise well). Plus it will
give you a beautiful and a subtle glow.
Rating: 7.5/10

Lasting Power: It lasts upto 5-6 hours if set properly.
Rating: 8/10

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Lastly, I would say it’s a perfect foundation for daily use and is more of a BB cream with
a slightly high coverage. Do I recommend it? Just keep your skin type in mind – if you have dry skin then this is a must-have for you.
I hope you liked the review!

Click here to buy the Nykaa Skingenius Sculpting and Hydrating Foundation.

How To Get Rid of Dark Circles: Long and Short Term Solutions

Guest post by Trysh Sutton.

Dark circles under the eyes can really stand out when we’re sleep deprived or have particularly thin skin around the periorbital area. They’re also more likely to show up with age but there also exists a hand-full of other situations that can cause this unsightly discoloration.

Apart from the obvious concealer, there are several other long and short-term approaches to ridding yourself of dark circles so you save some money on concealing or save your concealer for a rainy day instead of having to constantly use it.

Short Term Solutions

Sleep

A lack of adequate sleep is a well-known trigger for dark circles in many individuals because blood vessels in the area dilate and become more visible when we’re tired. In some cases, fluid can also collect in the area and form undereye bags, especially when sleeping face down.

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Tea Bags

Tea bags are a beauty industry secret famous for reducing dark circles and under eye bags, especially in the mornings.

The combination of tannins and caffeine help to constrict blood vessels in the area, thereby making them less visible.

To use tea bags for your dark circles, steep the tea bags in hot water as you normally would, put them in the fridge/freezer to cool and then place one over each eye.

Hydrate

When the body becomes dehydrated, fluid retention can occur and one of the places that the retention will present itself is under the eyes. Therefore, like many health and beauty problems, drinking adequate water could possibly be the answer for your under eye bags.

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Be Gentle

The skin and blood vessels around the eyes are very sensitive. Whether you’re constantly rubbing the area or tend to be particularly rough when removing your makeup, damage can occur quite easily so it is important to be very gentle when touching with that part of your face.

Long Term Solutions

Blood Testing

Lack of certain nutrients, particularly iron and vitamin B12, can manifest as dark circles around the eyes. There are other symptoms you can look out for, however, the only way to be entirely sure is to get a blood test done by your doctor.

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Derma Roller

A derma roller is a small, handheld device that has hundreds of tiny needles that create micro-injuries in the skin to jump-start collagen production in the area.

This collagen production increases the thickness of the skin which will reduce or clear your dark circles if thin skin is the culprit.

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Retinol Creams

A retinoid is a vitamin A derivative that is hailed for its long list of benefits for the skin, one of which is boosting collagen production.

Like a derma roller, the increase in collagen production can lead to a thickening of the skin around the eye which can reduce the appearance of dark circles, if caused by thin skin.

Prescription retinoids usually give the best and fastest results but otc retinol creams are still pretty effective.

Cosmetic Procedures

There are several cosmetic procedures that you can take as a last resort for your dark circles. One of these is a fractional CO2 laser which is a procedure where the top layer of the skin is heated, boosting collagen production to create make it thicker and better able to hide the blood vessels underneath.

These tips and tricks will keep your under eye area looking bright and young. Do try these out to keep the concealer away!

Wet n Wild Foundation Brush | Review

Guest post by Pooja.

Hello to all the beautiful souls out there!

Whether you are a makeup beginner or a pro, this makeup tool is the basic requirement in your kit. Yes, today I will be talking about a foundation brush from the brand Wet n Wild. It’s a flat top foundation brush and it’s in the affordable range. But let’s see whether it’s worth it or not.

Wet n Wild Foundation Brush | Review

So, let’s start with the packaging it comes in – a simple black plastic packaging. Nothing fancy or impressive, just the basic stuff. As it is a flat top brush, my only concern is that the packaging is kinda not appropriate as it looked disshaped when it arrived. The back mentions all the details about the brush. I would rate a 3/10 for the packaging.

Diving further in the review, I was super excited when I came to know that Wet n Wild is launching in India because each and every beauty blogger, Youtuber and beauty enthusiast couldn’t stop praising this affordable and cruelty-free brand. Also, the most exciting part was the beauty tools which they had to offer for a very low price compared to other branded brushes.

I ordered it through Nykaa, but the online presence of Wet n Wild has increased now and it’s available on HOKmakeup and also on Purplle.com.

Coming to the price point, it’s pretty affordable and retails for INR 299 (you might get it -for a discount on other sites or even on Nykaa during sale season.) – Price Rating: 9/10

Wet n Wild Foundation Brush | Review

I am jumping straight to the cons now:

-The bristles are uneven.

-It’s a little rough at first.

-Doesn’t work with all foundations.

-Gives a streaky finish.

-Absorbs the product (in this aspect it’s like a beauty blender)

-Doesn’t really push the foundation into the skin, gives a very made up or an artificial finish.

-Minimises the coverage of the foundation. (Yes, opposite to what the brush is supposed to do)

-I personally do not like the way it’s not stiff while blending the foundation on the skin.

Yup, so many cons. I have tried to make it work in every way possible, but have failed. This is how it is with different types of foundation:

Liquid foundation- Gives a streaky finish. You will have to put in a lot of effort blend with this one.

Cream foundation- It leaves patches on the skin, blends unevenly.

Compacts- It picks up a good amount of product but doesn’t deposit or apply it to the face, you will have to go back into the pan several times.

Talking about the Pros of the tool:

-Affordable

-It becomes really soft after one wash.

-It didn’t shred any bristles on washing.

And, that’s all!!!

Overall Rating: 3/10

Wet n Wild Foundation Brush | Review

Shocker right? It gave me a shock too as I had heard many praises about this one.

Not recommending this one, rather save and buy a PAC brush.

Until the next post, Ciao!!