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Plunge Watermelon Brightening Serum review..

Hey guys, welcome back..

I have always had a crush on skin serums & wanted to try one. O3+ Professional recently have launched their Plunge range and they have Plum Watermelon Brightening Serum. I looked for some reviews on YouTube and on nykaa.com they had great reviews so then I ordered it. I have now used it for almost 25 days and thought of sharing the reviews with you guys. So, lets get started.

Brand: O3+ professional Plunge USA

Product: Plunge Watermelon Brightening Serum

Price: INR 740 for 10g

Shelf life: 36 months

Availability: nykaa.com myntra.com purplle.com

Product description: Plunge Watermelon brightening serum (squeezed with fresh watermelon juice) instantly hydrates, brightens and boosts glow with the goodness of watermelon juice. It also helps in reducing uneven skin tone and boosts glow & provides moisture.

How to use: Use serum regularly as it is a treatment for your skin. Apply on face and neck, absorb it into skin, seal with either a moisturizer or a sunblock.

Packaging: The product comes in a cute pink colored cardboard packaging which has all the details printed on it. On the inside there is this cute little glass dropper bottle.

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Plunge Watermelon Brightening Serum

Ingredients: It has some amazing set of ingredients which are extremely beneficial for skin.

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Ingredients of  Plunge Watermelon Brightening Serum

Color and texture: It has a nice pink color and has a soothing fragrance just like a watermelon and it has a water + oil kind of texture that quickly absorbs in skin.

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Plunge Watermelon Brightening Serum

 

My take on the Plunge Watermelon brightening serum:

I am using this serum since 25 days now. I use this product post cleansing and toning. All I do is take a small amount of serum on both the side of my cheeks, over my forehead and neck, pat it onto my skin until it sinks in. It quickly absorbs into my skin and gives a soft supple feel, my skin feels hydrated and moisturized and the soothing fragrance adds more freshness. The product says it reduces uneven skin tone. Well I have an uneven skin tone and that is the only reason I got my hands on this serum. I saw reviews about the product from some well-known YouTubers, they had given great reviews about it and so I bought it instead of it being an expensive one. After all investing in good skincare is very important. Now to be honest I have no change in my uneven skin tone. Yes my skin surely feels nourished and the serum adds glow to my face but sadly it did not help me to even out my uneven skin tone & also what disappointed me is that the product has a very little of quantity which lasts not more than 35 days (at least for me). If you guys are looking for a hydrating & moisturizing serum this can surely be a good product for you.

Pros of the Plunge watermelon brightening serum:

  • Hydrating
  • Moisturizing
  • Boosts glow
  • Light weight & quickly absorbs
  • Soothing fragrance

Cons of the Plunge watermelon brightening serum:

  • Expensive
  • Less quantity
  • Does not even out skin

Rating: 3/5

Will I repurchase it?

No! I won’t.

Do I recommend?

Yes, only if you are looking for a good quality hydrating and moisturizing serum & No, if you are expecting an even skin tone.

That’s all for today’s review guys. Hope it helps you all.  Feel free to share your reviews with me if any.

See you all, take care ❤ lots of love 🙂

Review on Plum Grape Seed and Sea Buckthorn Night Cream..

Hey People, Welcome back!  Today I am going to review Plum Grape Seed and Sea Buckthorn Night Cream for you guys.

Plum is an amazing brand which is  natural and contains environment-friendly ingredients. Plum is completely free of Parabens, propylene glycol, sodium lauryl sulphate (SLS), PABA and any of the animal derived ingredients.  Plum has been a very trusted brand and I absolutely love the products from Plum skincare. I have used the Day cream from the same range, also I love the Plum Green Tea range. I always wanted to use a night cream and that’s when I chose the Plum Grape Seed and Sea Buckthorn Night Cream. So, to know how it worked for me keep reading..

Product: The Plum Grape Seed and Sea Buckthorn Night Cream

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Plum Grape Seed and Sea Buckthorn Night Cream

Price: INR 550

Quantity: 50ml

Shelf Life: 2 years from the date of manufacturing

What does the brand claim about Plum Grape Seed and Sea Buckthorn Night Cream?

This is a potent night cream that you will love to leave on and wake up with. Prevents dryness from causing new creases, while grape seed and sea buckthorn oil nourish, heal and repair skin. The secret of sleeping beauty.

Ingredients of Plum Grape Seed and Sea Buckthorn Night Cream

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Ingredients of Plum Grape Seed and Sea Buckthorn Night Cream

They have these amazing ingredients which have multiple benefits for a healthy looking skin.

Packaging of Plum Grape Seed and Sea Buckthorn Night Cream

The packaging of this night cream looks beautiful. This night cream comes in a glass tub and has a plastic screw lid. As it has a glass packaging it becomes heavy to carry along so not a travel friendly option. The glass is of a very good quality but after all it is glass and definitely it can break if it slips off from your hands. So the packaging could have been better.

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Plum Grape Seed and Sea Buckthorn Night Cream

Texture of Plum Grape Seed and Sea Buckthorn Night Cream

It is a little bit on thicker side and is creamy white in color. Glides on smoothly and you need just a little amount of it on your skin.

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Texture of Plum Grape Seed and Sea Buckthorn Night Cream..

Fragrance of Plum Grape Seed and Sea Buckthorn Night Cream

It has a nice fragrance, not too light not too strong. I like the fragrance of the product.

How to use?

Cleanse your face with a good cleanser, take a pea sized amount of product and dot it on your face and neck, massage gently into your skin until it absorbs (absorbs real quick) and let it stay overnight.

 

 

My take on Plum Grape Seed and Sea Buckthorn Night Cream

So, I am using this product since a long time now. It helps soften my skin for sure but the cream is thick and it doesn’t let me forget it’s existence on my skin. Now that I have already got my hands on this I decided to try how it works, so I personally did not find any great effects on my skin but it does hydrates my skin to a great extent. The night cream get absorbed easily but I still feel something on my skin. It works for me just the way any other good hydrating moisturizer would work. I love using plum skincare so, no hate towards the brand but the product could have really been better and Yes it definitely doesn’t have any side effects on my skin.

Pros of Plum Grape Seed and Sea Buckthorn Night Cream

  • 100% vegan and cruelty-free.
  • Paraben free.
  • It is easy to apply.
  • No side effects.

Cons of Plum Grape Seed and Sea Buckthorn Night Cream

  • Packaging is not travel friendly.
  • Heavy on skin.

Will I repurchase it?

Well, No I will not.  This can be a good option for people with extremely dry skin as it is a good moisturizing night cream. I have a combination skin type and it doesn’t work for me. So, not recommended to combination and oily skin types.

Ratings: 3.5/5

See you soon guys. Lots of love to you ❤ Take care 🙂

 

Innisfree Jeju Volcanic Color Clay Mask Review..

Hello my beautiful people.. ❤

I am back with a review of one of my favorite skincare brands.. INNISFREE ❤

INNISFREE, is a 100% natural beauty brand from Korea. It shares the benefits of nature from the pristine island of Jeju, allowing for vibrant beauty and pursues an eco-friendly green life to preserve the balance of nature. Innisfree offers a variety of skincare products. There are many clay masks available for different concerns for all skin types. Also this article is both for men and women.

The Innisfree Jeju Volcanic Color Clay Mask Review (Brightening, Cica, Purifying)

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Innisfree jeju volcanic color clay mask from left CICA, PURIFYING, BRIGHTENING

Price: INR 700 for 70 ml of product.

Availability: http://www.nykaa.com, http://www.innisfree.com

These color clay masks basically come in 7 different variants addressing different skin concerns. Innisfree I feel is a very trusted brand when it comes to skincare.

These color clay masks are all made with Jeju volcanic scoria, which is Jeju’s natural volcanic cluster, and provides stronger sebum control and absorption.The powerful sebum control effect of Jeju volcanic cluster provides clean pore care. I’ve bought these products a few months ago before even making a choice of blogging. We’ll that’s the reason i have no cartons of the products, never mind i shall specify every fine detail of the products so keep going ❤

Yes, as i said these colors clay masks come in 7 variants being

Yellow (Brightening): Contains Vitamin C derivative, to brighten the skin and control sebum. Gives a Brightening effect on skin, leaving skin radiant and fresh.

 

 

Blue (hydrating): Contains hyaluronic acid to moisturize the skin and control sebum. Hyaluronic acid works amazing on every skin type.

 

Pink (vitalizing): Contains pomegranate seed oil that revitalizes the skin leaving it fresh and beautiful.

 

Green (cica): Contains madecassoside to control blemishes and sebum also prevents acne also it calms irritated skin.

 

Purple (calming): Contains panthenol to calm or soothe the skin and control sebum.

 

White (refining): Contains sea salt to soften the texture of skin and control sebum.

 

Black (purifying): Contains mud to purify the skin and control sebum.

Getting into the review of the masks that I have used the Yellow (brightening), Green (cica), Black (purifying)  masks. So the yellow and the green masks are water-gel clay masks, it means they are light weight and easily glides on skin and are rich in moisture and can be washed off easily with water without much foam, whereas the Black mask is transforming clay masks which means they do not fully dry onto the skin and once water is added while washing the mask it turns into foamy lather that cleanses skin from within. I ordered the Brightening and Cica variants of the Innisfree Jeju Volcanic Color Clay masks and I got a sample of Purifying Clay mask (black) free. What I love the most about Innisfree is that they always arrange cute and tiny trial packs for their customers.

 

 

How to Use: 

After cleansing face with a cleanser pat dry your face and apply appropriate amount of the mask on your dry face avoiding the eye area. After 5-10 minutes, rinse thoroughly with lukewarm water. Its recommend to use the clay masks 1-2 times per week. You can also do multi-masking with different variants to combat different skin concerns at the same time.

The Purifying mask should be applied on to the T-zone and the chin area, It helps to control oil and cleans the pores from within. The Cica mask should be applied on the acne prone areas of your skin (I have acne prone skin on my cheeks) and the Brightening mask must be applied where you want your skin to look bright (when multi-masking I apply it on the face and neck leaving the T-zone and cheeks).

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Multi-masking using Innisfree jeju volcanic color clay mask Brightening, Purifying, Cica

 

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My skin after washing off the mask

Now starting with my experience with these masks..

Yellow (brightening)

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Innisfree jeju volcanic color clay mask  yellow Brightening

Ingredients

Ingredients of the Innisfree jeju volcanic color clay mask yellow Brightening

This mask is absolutely gentle on my skin, it’s not too thick that’s the reason it glides smoothly and quickly, dries within 10 minutes. Mask can be washed off very easily. Regular masks often leave skin feeling dry and stretchy post wash but this product leaves skin smooth and radiant. As the name says Brightening, my skin feels bright after i wash the mask off, but not for a longer time. So i prefer it for instant brightness. It doesn’t cause any kind of irritation of skin its perfect for sensitive skin too. I love the results this product gives me and i feel if you use this product every alternate days it will definitely help to boost up your skintone. I love Innisfree color clay Brightening mask and i recommend it if you are fond of soft and bright skin.

Rating 4/5 (-1 because iwish it offered brightness for a longer period of time.)

Green (Cica)

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Innisfree jeju volcanic color clay mask  green Cica

Ingredients

Ingredients of the Innisfree jeju volcanic color clay mask green Cica

This mask has a slightly thick texture than the brightening one, but no worries this glides on easily too. I don’t have a very acne prone skin but due to combination skin type i get some of them on my cheek area. On using this mask on my cheeks, i noticed that the oil on my face gets controlled and maybe that is helping me prevent acne. I also recommended it to one of my friend to try this mask. She has an extremely oily and acne prone skin and she noticed change in her skin just in 2 weeks.So if you have acne problems this product is just for you.

 

  Rating 5/5

Black (purifying)

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Innisfree jeju volcanic color clay mask  black Purifying

Ingredients:

 

Ingredients of the Innisfree jeju volcanic color clay mask black Purifying

As i stated earlier, the Purifying mask is a transforming clay mask. It has a slightly thick texture like the Cica mask. It takes a while to dry completely. This product deeply cleanses the pores if you have any and also brightens face. I apply it on my t zone and chin area. When washing it off it turns into foamy lather cleaning up all the dirt from my skin. I feel so refreshed after using this product. My T-zone literally shines and i absolutely love the result it gives me. This is the best according to me from the variants that I’ve used. Highly highly recommend. Suitable for all skin types including sensitive skin.

Rating: 5/5

Best of the 3 variants:

Without any doubt Black (Purifying)

So Guys, thats how these pretty clay masks worked for me.. share your views with me if you have already used them, or the different variants. See you guys, take care 🙂