Current Skin Care Favorites

by poonam on March 15, 2013

Current Skin Care Favorites

I have shared with you My Makeup Favorites (Here). Today I am going to share my skin care favorites with you. I have a super-dry skin which turns dull and dry if ignored even for a day just like a child who requires full attention, so I am keeping it happy with the following nowadays.

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Facial Care

1) Neutrogena Fine Fairness Toner – Transferred it to the FabIndia Rose Facial water spray bottle and use it twice daily. It is moderately moisturizing to my dry skin for day time but can’t afford skip to my regular moisturizer at night. It feels slightly sticky during day, so I wipe off the excess with wet cotton (5 min post application) and follow with sunscreen. It has given my skin slight firming and it does appear smoother.

2) Ponds Night Miracle anti- ageing night cream –My first anti-ageing product, an affordable night cream which comes in an attractive packaging with a velvety soft texture. The cream just blends in to the skin without leaving any residue. I use a generous amount so as to sufficiently moisturize my dry skin. Skin feels silky soft and smooth but couldn’t comment on its claims of reduction in Fine lines & wrinkles

3) Jergen’s Shea Butter Body Lotion – This is my favorites from all of the Jergens body lotions I have tried( Age Defying, Skin Firming and Cherry-Almond) and tops the list with its lovely warm scent buttery vanilla scent and rich moisturizing texture which just sinks into the skin with little massage. Keep skin nourished and moisturized for long in dry winters and never feels oily or sticky but definitely not suitable for upcoming summers.

4) L’Occitane Divine Under Eye Cream (Sample) – I had these samples lying with me for almost an year. Used only hair care samples which I am still drooling over and they are on my wish list like anything. This is a light weight cream but heavily moistursing to the under eye area. Blends quickly into the skin with little massage and gives a healthy appearance to under eye area. The sample lasted me almost 10 days, which I feel isn’t enough to comment on its effectiveness on wrinkles & dark circles but totally loved the way it soaks into the skin without leaving any residue, which makes it suitable for day time also.

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With the soaring temperatures, it’s time to go to basics and pamper myself with some easy kitchen Recipes. Home made packs are a must for me along with regular skin care routines and here are my favorites for face and hair

  • Home Made Banana & Lemon Face Pack (Recipe Here)
  • Curd , Lemon and Honey Hair Pack (Recipe Here)
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What are you Skin Care Favorites? Do you use occasional Home made packs?

 

 


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Melissa March 15, 2013 at 1:58 PM

i hav an oily skin n the products i use are..Biotique pore tightening toner,Olay moisturizing lotion..as for night cream i use Lotus Nutralite which im so in love with..as for body lotion currently using Vaseline Coco butter..which im not very happy with….Under eye cream is Aroma magic under eye cream….i dont see any gud results again..hehe….as for face packs..since i hav oily skin its fullers earth with rosewater….or Oats with lime honey n milk. i do this on a regular basis.

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poonam March 15, 2013 at 3:38 PM

Hey Melissaa.. Me ordered Olay Moisturising Cream.. which Olay lotion are u using..?
I have used Lotus Butranite but found it a bit slippery due to its residual oily layer.. :(
U no liking Vaseline Cocoa… oohhh.. but time to say bye bye to such warm fragrances and welcome fresh aqua scents .. :) :)
Aroma Magic didnt worked much for me too…I have used Oriflame Multi-benefits Under eye cream.. AT first I liked it much but now it has stopped working for me.. :( :( Thinking of investing in Forest Essentials or L’Occitane under eye cream now… :P
Fullers earth is a life saver for Oily skin.. never tried Oats in Face pack.. will give it a shot.. :) :)

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Melissa March 15, 2013 at 2:00 PM

Poo suggest a gud under eye cream na…i dont hav very dark circles but still wld love to get them off..is there any cream thts that effective?

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poonam March 15, 2013 at 4:36 PM

Himalaya under-eye cream, Ponds Flawless White Under Eye Cream, Ponds gold radiance Youth Reviving Under eye cream give a healthy and moisturised under eye area but not much effective on dark circles…
If we move on the higher side
Fade out anti Shadow Brightening under eye cream has some positive feedback but I think the home recipes like almond Oil and healthy lifestyle are the key to Keep dark circles at bay..
But we still need sometyhing to spurlge on.. hihiihi..
Thinking of trying FE or L’Occitane luxury eye creams.. ;) ;)

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Melissa March 15, 2013 at 5:04 PM

Poo does olive oil work on dark circles n pigmented lips?

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poonam March 15, 2013 at 10:04 PM

I just googled the same and yes it does help with both.. never tried Olive oil for this purpose.. thanks for bringing into my notice.. I will try this.. :)

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Melissa March 15, 2013 at 5:13 PM

u know wht i hav an oily face but my body is extremely dry so vaseline sumhow doesnt work for me ..instead i feel Jergens Dove n Nivea works pretty gud…all wht hubby gets frm abroad yaa..havent bought anything frm here so far..do try the oats face pack Poo its gud..just powder them a bit n boil them 20SEC…whn cool add lime honey n milk..try karo. I’m using the normal Olay Moisturizing lotion..i luv its mild scent.

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poonam March 15, 2013 at 9:44 PM

Hey Melissaa.. just have such a unique skin type.. Oily face and dry body skin.. :P :P
I also love Jergens and dove… Which all imported stuff u got ladyy.. me also wantss..
Thats s cutee… he gets so much stuff that u dont need to buy any.. huummpphh..
u making me so J….
How much water to add in powder oats.. will try tomorw pakka se.. and let u know.. :)
Waiting for my OLAY cream to reach me.. :) :)

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Nandini March 16, 2013 at 1:30 AM

Even I want to try some nice under eye cream that’s not too expensive and fits into my college budget. Suggestions please .. Currently using Aroma Magic.. But no results.

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poonam March 16, 2013 at 3:05 PM

I would suggest to try Oriflame Multi Benefits (Rs.300 approx. under offer), Ponds gold radiance Youth Reviving Under eye cream (Rs 600 approx), Fade out anti Shadow Brightening under eye cream (Rs629).. All of these are slightly better than Himalaya & AromaMagic.. I may go for Ponds, Fade Out Or Forest Essential(Rs800) next.. :) :)
Hey Nandini.. great to see you around .. Which course are you in.. if you wanna tell.. :P

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Nandini March 16, 2013 at 9:37 PM

Thanks a bunch for the suggestions! :D
And I’m doing Bcom Hons from DU :)

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poonam March 16, 2013 at 11:20 PM

U r welcom Sweetie.. :-* :-*
Wooo… u r in DU.. amazngg.. Such a happening place to studyy.. :P
There is FEST season going on na…Have a fun time.. :D :D

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Nandini March 17, 2013 at 12:58 AM

Hahaha!! So everyone says… :P the attest fashion trends are first spotted at DU;) yup.. Fests are on in full swing. Enjoying every bit of it :D

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Nandini March 17, 2013 at 12:59 AM

*latest

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poonam March 17, 2013 at 11:31 AM

I am so tempted to get another bachelor’s degree and this time from DU and relive the college days filled with fun and excitement.. :P :P
DU girls totally rock the fashion trends.. kuddooss to you and rest of the DU sassy Divas.. :) :)

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Nandini March 17, 2013 at 4:59 PM

Thank youu! :D but trust me,just the fashion part is fun.. the education part has totally gone for a toss .. :P

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poonam March 17, 2013 at 5:25 PM

Hhehe… everything comes with a con and so is DU.. :P :P
Students really have to put their best to stand in the crunching education system.. :P :P
I can totally understand.. everyone is busy with fashion & Discussion.. so padhaai ke liye time hi kahan hai.. :D :D

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