Maybelline Color Show / Cheeky Glow Blush – Fresh Coral | Review and Swatches

You know that a product is a cult classic when a brand keeps manufacturing it for years and years and today I will talk about one such product. I am not a huge blush wearer but if there is one blush that I always swear by, it is the Maybelline Cheeky Glow Blush in the shade Fresh Coral. I still have the old packaging of this product although it seems that it has now been rebranded and repackaged as the Maybelline Color Show Blush. The shades and the formula remain the same though, so my review holds true for both the Cheeky Glow and the Color Show versions (so much confusion though!).

Maybelline Color Show / Cheeky Glow Blush - Fresh Coral | Review and Swatches

The shade Fresh Coral is true to its name. It is a warm pinkish coral with muted orange undertones. I feel that this type of a coral shade suits Indian skin tones more than the true pinks. I use this color on my cheeks for a nice coral flush and sometimes mix it in with a bronzer to create a blush cum contour. I also use it on my eyes as an eye shadow that gives a nice feminine touch to my makeup.

Maybelline Color Show / Cheeky Glow Blush - Fresh Coral | Review and Swatches

The formula is a very soft powder that does not have much chalkiness to it. It blends like a dream on the skin and you can build up the color up to the desired pigmentation without your cheeks looking cakey. I love the super adorable and dinky packaging and would buy this product just for the cuteness factor although it performs really well too.

Maybelline Color Show / Cheeky Glow Blush - Fresh Coral | Review and Swatches

Here is a picture of me wearing this blush as an eyeshadow on the outer corners of my lids. The powder works really well with a foundation or concealer underneath and stays put all day long.

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This product is priced at INR 299 and is one of the most affordable and amazing blushes in the market. Its texture is perfect and you don’t really need anything more expensive unless you are on the hunt for a specific shade. The Maybelline Color Show Blushes are also available in two more shades, Peachy Sweetie, which is a cooler pink, and Creamy Cinnamon which has brown undertones. I am eyeing Creamy Cinnamon next to use as a contour (check out my Blush as a Contour post to find out how!) but if you are looking for a warmer pink blush then Fresh Coral will not disappoint!

I hope that this review was helpful. You can buy all the three shades of the Maybelline Color Show Blush here.

Greenberry Organics Anti Acne Mud Mask | Review

If you follow me on Instagram or are a regular reader of this blog then you might already know that I am obsessed with the Greenberry Organics 3 in 1 Mud Ash. The brand has recently released a ton of new products but what attracted me the most was the Anti Acne Mud Mask For Oil-Prone Acne. The fact that this mud mask is specifically designed for acne-prone oily skin and has a formula comprising of 100% natural ingredients made this product too tempting not to try. I have been using this mud mask diligently, ever since it was delivered to my doorstep and here are my thoughts on its performance.

Greenberry Organics Anti Acne Mud Mask For Oil-Prone Acne Review

This mud mask comes in a vibrant yellow packaging and as soon as you unscrew the lid, you will be greeted by a soothing herbal scent that is reminiscent of fennel seeds. The consistency of the product is soft and creamy and it spreads on the skin quite easily. As for the formula, it contains the goodness of 8 herbs and the list of ingredients includes Calendula, Kaolin Clay, Calamine extracts, turmeric, neem, basil, chandan, aloe vera, and rose water, all of which are known for their multiple skin benefits, particularly for acne-prone skin. Full points to Greenberry Organics for creating a product that combines the goodness of herbs that have been used in skincare treatments since centuries. If you are too busy to make homemade masks, which require procurement of all these ingredients, then this mud mask is the next best thing because it is completely natural and is also free of parabens and phthalates.

Greenberry Organics Anti Acne Mud Mask For Oil-Prone Acne Review

The scent of this product was enough to assure me that it will work wonders on my skin, and it did! On rinsing off the product after leaving it on my face for around 20 minutes, I could see that my face was glowing and that the mud had absorbed all the excess oil and had left my skin squeaky clean and non-greasy. To top it all, this product caused a visible reduction in the size of my pimples with the very first use, and I am sure that with regular usage, this mask will definitely reduce the appearance of acne as well. Bear in mind that this product is targeted for oily skinned people and therefore can be a bit harsh on normal to dry skin. If you have oily skin and suffer from frequent breakouts, this product is tailor-made for you. You will have to be a little careful while packing it for a holiday though because the packaging is not completely leakproof even though the performance is completely foolproof.

Greenberry Organics Anti Acne Mud Mask For Oil-Prone Acne Review

This mud mask is priced at INR 725 for 100gms of the product but is usually available at great discounted rates on Amazon. The price may seem a little steep but when you compare it to the international skincare brands, it is way more affordable considering the quality of ingredients, the quantity of the product in a jar, and the fact that this mask is devoid of any harmful chemicals. Greenberry Organics is a brand that has truly impressed me with the range of wonderful and carefully concocted products that they have released in such a short amount of time. Even if you do not have oily skin, you must check out some of their other masks that are designed for normal and dry skin tones, as well as their range of body washes, facial mists, and face washes. I am sure that you will find several products that you love. To conclude, the Greenberry Organics Anti Acne Mud Mask For Oil-Prone Acne is totally worth all the hype that it has been receiving and I can’t wait to find out what other skincare gems the brand plans to release in the future.

I hope that this review was useful. I will highly recommend all the ladies with oily skin and acne troubles to click on this link and buy the Greenberry Organics Anti Acne Mud Mask asap!

XoXo,

Mrinalini

The Loreal Paris White Perfect Overnight Treatment | Review

Night creams are an excellent way to replenish the beauty of your skin which is subjected to pollution, makeup, and harsh sunlight throughout the day. I believe that a good SPF during the day and an excellent overnight treatment are essential for glowing skin, apart from a healthy lifestyle of course. However, when a night cream claims to provide the results of a laser treatment with regular usage, then the expectations hit the ceiling.

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The Loreal White Perfect Laser Overnight Treatment, which has recently been rebranded as the Loreal White Perfect Clinical Overnight Treatment, claims to improve the radiance of the skin with faster skin renewal and removal of dead cells. It also promises to even out the skin tone by reducing melanin generation. To be honest, the claims stated on the website sound a little scary, but since I read exceptional reviews for this product, I decided to give it a shot. I am perfectly happy with the complexion of my skin tone, so I was only interested in the expedited skin renewal to get rid of pigmentation and marks. This product is so great at doing the same that I have been using it religiously for over 2 years.

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The formula, prior to the rebranding, is of slightly thicker consistency and has a mild, fresh scent. You can feel a film of the product sitting on your face the next morning but quite a lot of the cream gets absorbed by the skin too. It is not heavy and does not clog the pores at all. It provides instant brightness to the skin and with prolonged usage, it heavily reduces acne scars and leaves the skin looking more youthful and evenly toned. I enjoyed the day cream and serum from the old range as well but found this night cream to be the star of the pack. I hope that the new version retains the goodness of its predecessor and I will soon report back about all the products of the new Clinical range.

The night cream is priced at INR 1200 for a 50ml tub that will last you for several months. Overall, this product definitely gets 5 golden stars from me!

Buy it here.