Showing posts from December, 2016

Bio - Oil Review

I had been watching commercials of this Bio-Oil on T.V. for quite some time  and though being a doctor myself , I am aware that stretch marks that are gained post-weight gain or post-pregnancy do not go away with any treatment , yet I wanted to try this to see its effect on my general skin as it has got some rave reviews everywhere .

It claims to improve the appearance of scars, uneven skin tone, stretch marks and even dehydrated skin .I have a few stretch marks and a some acne marks and also dry skin , so I thought of trying this one out and test the veracity of these claims .

Price - Rs 380/- for 60 ml 

Presentation - It comes in a pinkish sturdy plastic bottle with a plastic cap.Since it is small and sturdy ,it is very travel friendly and spill proof too .There is a hole on the top for dispensing the oil .

                                                       PROS of BIO OIL 

Easily available everywhere Has a nice and delicate floral smell which does not linger for long though despit…

Maybelline Colorshow Lipstick - Hot Chocolate (312)

Maybelline colorshow lipsticks have been around for quite some time now and while I was looking for a lipstick shade in keeping with the burgundy and wine trend this season ,I found this rich warm colored beauty . With a name like " Hot Chocolate " it's easy to be tempted anyways !

Price - Rs 299/- for 3.9 gms

Presentation - It comes in a simple plastic black cuboidal twist up tube with a red band band in the middle .The name of the shade is displayed on one end of the cover .

 PROS of Maybelline Colorshow Lipstick - Hot Chocolate

Affordable and easily available online as well as offline .It is quite creamy in texture and easy to apply , so no dryness in winters and one swipe gives rich colour .It is a dark brown shade but with hints of red .It looks more brownish on me because of my pigmented lips but has hints of burgundy .Very suitable for the autumn -winter season (read dark ,burgundy ,plum colours ).Suitable for all complexions but more so on olive and medium ,warm com…