9th Jagran Film Festival | #PureCinema

After its huge success last year Jagran flim Festival is back. It is not like any other film festival, it is a celebration of good and meaningful cinema. It is a place where talent from all over the world is appreciated. It is a medium of bringing the very best films to all of us.

The 9th edition of Jagran Film Festival will start on the 29th of June, 2018 from Delhi, traveling through Lucknow, Kanpur, Allahabad, Varanasi, Meerut, Agra, Gorakhpur, Patna, Ranchi, Jamshedpur, Bhopal, Indore, Ludhiana, Hissar, Raipur, Dehradun and finally culminates in Mumbai. This makes it geographically the largest film festival perhaps in the world.

Jagran Film festival is different from other film festivals as this one is very interactive. The cast and crew of various movies travels to the venues of the premiers and have interactive sessions with the audience. They also have a workshop where legends of Indian cinema share tips and experiences with everyone. This year you get to interact with Ram Gopal Verma on 1st July after the screening of his spectacular film Satya.

The 9th Jagran Film festival will be in our city New Delhi from 29th June to 3rd July, 2018. Don’t forget to catch over 100+ screenings at the amazing venue of Siri Fort Auditorium, New Delhi.

I am attaching the screening schedule of all the days for your reference:

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P.S- All Films are subtitled in English.

Terms and Conditions:

  • Screenings are limited to delegates/audience of age 18+ only
  • Seats for all audience on first come first serve basis only
  • Schedule is subject to change without prior notice
  • Rights of entry reserved by Jagran Flim Festival

For more information please visit https://www.jagranfilmfestival.co.in/

My recommendations:

From mainstream Indian cinema to off beat documentaries and short films, from Indian regional languages to Internationally acclaimed movies… there is a lot to choose from. My recommendations to you would be October,S Durga, Satya, English Vinglish, Bucket List, Ribbon, Las Acacias, Maya, Cleek and Calendar. I love that there is theme based sections and we can pick and choose any movie in any auditorium at a particular day.

If you are a fan of pure, meaningful, entertaining cinema this is the place to be. I think of it as a medium to observe and enjoy the cultures of various cities and countries. I am looking forward to seeing you there ūüôā

Love- Barkha

 

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A look into my Korean beauty heaven- SNP Cosmetics | Beaute.one

It is not a secret that Korean beauty is taking over the world. Huge celebrities like Lady Gaga, Emma Stone, Drew Barrymore, Maisie Williams and Chrissy Teigen have been seen showing off their sheet mask selfies on Instagram. This skin care trend is the hottest thing right now and the reason is because its f***ing amazing.

I don’t know much about Korean Skin care but love collecting and using face masks. There is such a huge variety of face masks available that we can choose one for every problem and occasion. I was recently invited to the¬† launch of a SNP cosmetics in India by their exclusive selling partners Beaute.one

About Beaute.one:-

Beaute.One is a premier online skincare, make up and personal care products destination. It offers beauty products exclusively imported all over the world at best prices. The products are 100 percent genuine and authentic, exclusively licensed and imported directly from the brands. Currently available brands are SNP, KinGirls, Desembre, Klavuu.

About SNP:-

SNP is a professional which always researches products for healthy skin through understanding of clients’ skin concerns.  The cosmetic ingredients used by SNP are scientifically verified and certified to be safe. The scientific formula of SNP strengthens skin for skin purity.

SNP Sheet Masks:-

You name it and they have it. The range of sheet masks available at SNP is mind blowing. Fruit masks, hydrating masks, toning Masks, jelly Masks, SNP animal prints masks and even cooling and charcoal sheet masks. The packaging of some of the masks is very attractive like the ones Fresh Vita mask line, Face Art & Beijing Opera mask line, Animal mask, Ice Bear mask line, Gentle Girl mask pack, Modeling mask.IMG_20180620_140444-01.jpegIMG_20180620_140600-01.jpegIMG_20180620_140504-01.jpegIMG_20180620_140412-01.jpegIMG_20180620_140538-01.jpeg

Other SNP products:-

Apart from sheet masks, SNP has some other amazing skincare products like Eye patches, Luminous cover cushions, Warming eye mask, The Sound of Your Heart range, SNP LAB+ range, UV Perfect sun line, Bird’s Nest Revital range, ACSYS range, Timeless Black Homme range and Soothing gel line. They also have M’Solic Professional Grooming Care Barber’s Professional Know-How range that caters to men’s skin care.IMG_20180620_140322-01.jpegIMG_20180620_140712-01.jpeg

All these SNP products can be bought from https://Beaute.ONE/.

Here are some pictures from the Beaute.One Bloggers’ meet that took place on the 6th June, 2018 at Smoke House Deli. It was an event to celebrate the launch of SNP Kbeauty products in India.

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What I wore to the event

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Don’t forget to share your K-beauty experience with me at the comments below. stay connected with me on social media.

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Signing off!!!

Love- Barkha

My Favourites from Deborah Milano

Hola,

Makeup is love and life. I love get my hands on any good and new makeup product available to try. Deborah Milano is a well-known makeup brand and it is loved by people all over the world. They have all sorts of makeup available for eyes, lips, face and hands. They also have a huge range of makeup accessories. Now lets not waste time and get down to discussing the Deborah Milano products I got from a New U store.

About Deborah Milano:-

Italy’s leading make- up brand, Deborah Milano embodies Italian excellence since 1962. For over 50 years Deborah Milano has been making beauty an affordable and accessible pleasure for all women. Combining a flair for color, latest trends and a focus on quality certified by the Deborah Group’s own research laboratories, the brand’s eye-catching designs, attention to detail and unmistakably Italian flavor have become its hallmarks.

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My favorites from Deborah Milano

1. Deborah Milano Love My Lashes Mascara Volume:-

I love mascaras. They are my lifeline, I can’t walk out of my house without slapping some mascara on. This mascara does wonders for my lashes. It is a voluminous mascara and will make your lashes look bigger and more glamorous. I have a lot of black mascaras and was getting bored with them so, tried this brown one and realised how brown compliments my skin tone better than the black one.

It comes enriched with natural and synthetic and acacia gum for proper adhesion. Furthermore, the wavy bristle tips help in even distribution. It is priced at Rs 450.

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Deborah Milano love My Lashes Mascara Volume

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Marrone Brown Shade

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Wavy Bristle Tip

2. Deborah Milano Extra LipStick:-

We have all tried to achieve the perfect 3 D ombre lips and have failed  many times. This limited edition lipstick was designed to create the ultra cool trend. It comes in 12 shades and I am the proud owner of the shade number 10 Rouge Noir.

The lipstick comes with a sponge tip applicator which helps produces a three-dimensional matte look. It is a very pigmented lipstick in matte texture. Enriched with minerals and plant-based waxes, the advanced formula glides on easily and precisely, and will take you through the whole day. It is Priced at Rs 950

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Deborah Milano Extra lip stick

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Sponge applicator

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3-D lipstick

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shade number 10 Rouge Noir

3. Deborah Milano 24 Ore  long-lasting lip pencil:-

Lip pencils are a must have for every women. I find lip pencils better than lipsticks as they are more handy and easier to use. The Deborah Milano 24ORE Long Lasting Lip Pencil comes in a retractable design. It is a non transferable, smudge-proof lip color.

These lip pencils come in 8 shades. I am going to swatch number 02 (Vivid Red) and number 04 (Pink Cyclamen) for you. They are priced at Rs 595 each.

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Deborah Milano 24 Ore  long-lasting lip pencil

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number 02 (Vivid Red)

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number 04 (Pink Cyclamen)

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So, I am definitely very happy to add these products to my collection. I will be trying more products from Deborah Millano real soon. All this amazing makeup is available online https://www.newu.in/ and on New U stores across the country.

Don’t forget to follow me on:

Instagram–¬†https://www.instagram.com/givemewings_barkha/

Facebook–¬†https://www.facebook.com/givemewings.barkha/

Twitter–¬†¬†https://twitter.com/BarkhaVyas

My next blog post is on Korean Skin Care so stay hooked!!

See ya soon

Love- Barkha

HIMALAYA PUREHANDS HAND SANITIZER- REVIEW

Hey guys,

We live amongst the most unwanted germs. It is just impossible to avoid them but we can kill them before we use our hands for any important thing like meals.

The obsession of hygiene comes from the fact that I am a doctor and I always keep a sanitizer handy.  Hand sanitizers have made our life very convenient when there is no water or soap available.

Himalaya Herbals has a huge range of hand sanatizers in various flavors and various sizes. I have used 4 of their flavours:-

  • Green Apple
  • Strawberry
  • Litchi
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Key ingredients:

  • Hrivera¬†is a strongly aromatic herb, which has antibacterial, deodorizing and cooling properties. It also softens hands.
  • Coriander¬†is derived from the oil of a herb called Oil Coriandrol. The fruits of the herb possess antimicrobial and astringent properties.
  • Lime¬†is a rich source of vitamin C. It protects the skin from oxidative damage and helps prevent itching. The oil of lemon warms the skin when applied externally. The juice also has bactericidal and astringent properties.
  • Ushira¬†is an astringent and antibacterial herb. When applied externally, it removes excess heat from the body and provides a cooling effect.
  • Neem¬†extracts possess antibacterial, antiviral and antifungal properties. The tree stem, root and bark have astringent, tonic and antiperiodic properties. Neem is used to treat skin diseases.

Directions for use:

Squeeze approximately 0.5 ml (coin-sized drop) of the gel on your palms. Rub well over the palms, back of hands, fingernails and grooves briskly, until dry. No water is required after use.

PureHands is absolutely safe for regular use. It contains moisturizer that prevent skin irritation and dryness. The product has been clinically tested, and its safety and efficacy is proven.

Price:

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My experience:

I have tried a lot of hand sanatizers and have had one of the best experience with Himalaya PureHands. A little quantity ( just a drop) is more than enough for both hands. The product comes in a transparent plastic bottle with a flip cap.

The fact that it comes in many flavors is very attractive. It is an effective, herbal, alcohol-based hand sanitizer, which kills 99.9% of germs, prevents infection, and ensures total hand hygiene. These sanatizers are more effective than soaps as they kill more bacteria and germs. I love that we can choose the fragrance that we like the most.

You can buy these hand sanatizers from amazon, nykaa, flipkart or your local skin care or medical stores.

Don’t forget to like and subscribe to my blog. Also stay connected on Instagram and Facebook.

I will see you soon with a lot of exciting posts.

Love- Barkha

Himalaya Herbals Foot Care Cream

We often ignore our feet while they go through the most wear and tear. All the running around causes my heels to crack and my skin to tighten. Even after regular pedicures we  need to be take care of our heels daily. Today I am going to review Himalaya Herbals Foot care cream for you.IMG_1924IMG_1925.JPG

Price-

Rs 50 for 20 gm

Shelf life-

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Key ingredients:

  • Honey, with its bactericidal and antiseptic properties, is extremely important in Ayurveda. Used in a variety of medicines, honey is also an effective moisturizing agent.
  • Turmeric¬†has been used as an antiseptic for centuries. The herb also contains strong anti-inflammatory properties, which soothe your feet gently.
  • Sal Tree¬†extract is used as an ingredient in ointments for skin diseases and in ear medicines. Its antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties help heal cracked heels.
  • Ginger¬†is used externally as a local circulatory stimulant which keeps the feet warm, preventing the skin from cracking due to the cold.
  • Fenugreek¬†has been traditionally used in Ayurvedic medicines and is an excellent moisturizer, specially formulated to hydrate dry skin. Applied externally, the herb is also beneficial for boils, abscesses and ulcers.

Directions for use:

Wash feet with lukewarm water and pat dry. Apply the required quantity of FootCare Cream over the affected area twice daily, once in the morning after bathing and again at bedtime.

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Even through my feet don’t crack a lot, the skin on them does tend to get hard and wrinkly. This foot cream keeps them hydrated and prevents them from cracking. Also the thing i like most about this foot cream is that it smells great and is not at all greasy. I apply it once at night. I wash my feet with a bath salt and lukewarm water, After drying them I apply a¬† layer of the foot cream and wear my socks before going to bed. I even gifted a tube to my dad who has cracked heels and he also seemed to love it.

The things that I really like about this cream are that it is easily available and it is very affordable. It is a herbal product but the only sad thing is, it contains parabens.

I would absolutely recommend you to give it a try. For more details visit the website http://www.himalayastore.com/wellness/general/footcare-cream.htm

I hope you found this review helpful. Don’t forget to stay connected on Instagram and Facebook.

Love- Barkha

P.s- Pr sample product but the review is honest

ROHTO ACNES BLOGGERS MEET AND NEW LAUNCHES

Hey guys,

All of us have faced the dreadful and awful stage of acne. It happens to most of us and some of us are never able to come out of the embarrassment we face while our face is full of those horrid looking things. And it is not just the pimples we have to fight, it’s the whole process of dealing with the problems that come with the acne like acne scars, dark spots, uneven skin tone etc.

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Recently we met with the experts of Rohto pharma and Acnes India to talk about our problems. We all mustered the courage to talk about our #whyshy moment when we decided to tell the world to go to hell and do what our heart desired. This whole exercise was meant to make us realise that we don’t really need to shy away from our acne, in fact what we need to do is face them head on.

So, Rohto Pharma is one of Japan’s leading Health Care companies delivering medicines, personal care and nutritional products for over 100 years. They produce some amazing range of products including the Acnes range. Acnes is Japan’s number 1 acne brand. Acnes is formulated with a unique and highly effective combination of ingredients that helps remove 99% of acne-causing germs.

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I am going to talk about the 3 most recent launches by acnes in this post. These three products are Acnes MENTHO-COOL Pimple Defense Face Wash, Acnes Advanced Oil Control Anti Acne Soap and Acnes Oil Control Anti Acne Soap.

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ACNES MENTHO-COOL PIMPLE DEFENSE FACE WASH:-

This face wash is made by combining the amazing power of science and nature. The face wash contains the very well tested formula of rohto acnes which is proven to remove 99% acne causing germs. It also contains menthol which is the active component of mint leaves. MENTHO-COOL Face Wash leads to calming & soothing effect and ultimately reduces skin boils and gives clear pimple free skin. This will definitely be my favorite product for summers.

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Acnes Advanced Oil Control Anti Acne Soap:-

Acnes Advanced Oil Control Anti Acne Soap is enriched and colored with Green Clay and Japanese Green Tea. The soap has skin smoothing, protecting, conditioning, antioxidant properties and helps remove acne causing bacteria and reduce acne on face and body. The antioxidants in Japanese green tea help support skin health by reducing inflammation and has free radicals that accelerate skin aging. French Green Clay has long been known for its detoxifying skin care benefits that can be attributed to its unique blend of minerals. This is an amazing option for people who suffer from body acne.

Acnes Oil Control Anti Acne Soap:-

This soap is made with natural extracts of White Tea leaves & Licorice roots along with sebum absorbing extra ordinary White Clay (Kaolin). This Acnes Oil Control Anti Acne Soap too is proven to have 99.9% germ removing efficacy against acne causing bacteria. White Tea leaves prevent wrinkles and loose skin. This amazing tea also has antioxidant properties revitalize your skin and stop premature aging. Licorice roots have antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, and demulcent properties that help to heal various skin conditions, such as redness and inflammation. This is a great product for people having dry skin and acne problems.

In conclusion, I would like to thank Rhoto pharmas for the amazing and informative session. Thanks for all these products that help me fight acne and restore my confidence. You can buy all Acne products from Amazon, Nykaa, Flipkart and Healthkart. Also visit their website http://www.in.rohto.com/ for further details.

GLAMEGO BOX APRIL 2018- UNBOXING

Hello pretty people,

I hope the summer season is treating you well. Summers make me really happy as I get to eat as much ice cream as I want. Therefore, I was so happy to see the all new and improved GlamEgo box.

ABOUT GLAMEGO:-

Glamego is India’s most affordable subscription box. It is an Indian beauty subscription box. The subscription box contains 4-5 makeup and skin care products. The products can be both full size or deluxe sample sized products.

The prices of the box are:-

  • 1 month‚Äôs box- Rs 399
  • 3 month‚Äôs box- Rs 349 per box
  • 6 month‚Äôs box- Rs 219 per box
  • 12 month‚Äôs box- Rs 299 per box

THIS MONTH’S BOX:-

This month GlamEgo is all about keeping it cool in the summers. It concentrates on skin care during summers. All the products in this month’s box are chosen as summer favorites.final 4

PACKAGING:-

GlamEgo has up their packaging game big time. This month’s box is so cool. It is a cardboard box with a magnetic lock. There is a super cool and quirky purple Ice Cream on a green box. The packaging is definitely much better than the previous boxes.

Buy this box here.

CONTENTS OF THE BOX:-

The box contains 5 products-

  1. My Island Kiss Lip Moisturiser: INR 399
  2. Tjori Anti- Tan pack: INR 525
  3. NELF USA compact: INR 350
  4. Vedicline- Gold Facial kit: INR 350
  5. Natural Bath and body Cream: Samplefinal 3

MY ISLAND KISS LIP MOISTURISER:-

The lip moisturizer I received is Cherry Blossom Flores and it has bunny pink tint. It is a 100% natural, non toxic petroleum free lip balm. It smells of cherry blossoms and is very moisturizing. All the ingredients are organic like topical kokum, mango butter, organic beeswax, carrot seed oil, vit E oil, Natural organic colour, Japanese Cherry Blossoms essential oil. ‚āĻ 399final 7

TJORI ANTI-TAN PACK:-

This is a turmeric face pack mixed with essential oils. It contains the goodness of katuri manjal, with turmeric roots, bentonite clay, natural white clay, fuller earth, essential oils. Turmeric has been used in every Indian household to remove tan therefore I am sure we can all trust this product. ‚āĻ 525final 9

NELF USA COMPACT:-

It’s a pressed powder with SPF 18 which is great for summers. I got the shade 01 which is for fair skin tone. This gives a perfect glowing and bright finish. It also contains Vitamin E for anti- aging. It is also Oil free and ultra light weight. ‚āĻ 350final 8

VEDICLINE GOLD FACIAL KIT:-

It conatins natural ingredients. It comes with 6 different satches which are for different steps of the facial. Contains active ingredients like saffron extract, niacinamide, almond oil, jojoba oil, Vitamin E. This cleanses, exfoliates, nourishes, rejuvenates your skin while giving it a glow. ‚āĻ350final 6

NATURAL BATH & BODY GRAPEFRUIT AND VITAMIN C VITAL NOURISHMENT CREAM:-

Natural Bath & Body is one of my favorite skin care brands. This cream is nourishing and contains amazing ingredients. The smell of grapefruit and is so good.final 5

MY OPINION:-

This is such an affordable box. At just ‚āĻ 399/- the value of the box is more than ‚āĻ1774/-. We have received amazing quality skincare products and makeup.

Natural Bath & Body is loved by all. The smell of grapefruit is delicious. The cream is of good consistency and I will surly buy the full size cream after finishing off this sample. Island Kiss lip balm is such an internet sensation and I am so excited to try it. I have not tried any of the makeup from NELF and am therefore very excited about it.

I am very impressed with this box. I hope you find this review helpful. I will be back another post very soon. Until them follow me on Facebook and Instagram.

Love ‚Äď Barkha

Ordering Online Vs Dine In

There was a time when a hearty home cooked meal was the only thing that satisfied us. Only time we got to eat out was at social gatherings and events like weddings (well, I still love the amazing free food at the weddings). Then came the era of dinning out which we still associate with romantic dates and in my case blind dates. Laugh all you may but its true that you can barely go out on a blind date anymore as now we all prefer to date Netflix rather than another human being.er_diningroom We prefer spending weekends ordering in rather than going out and in this post I am going to explain why in just 6 points  :-

  1. Cooking these days is an art and not a thing everyone knows how to do. After a long day at work people prefer to sit back on their recliners and enjoy their meals in front of their smart TVs
  2. Ordering in save time. Time taken to go to a restaurant and waiting time in the restaurant is a deal breaker for today’s impatient souls.
  3. Eating out alone can get lonely or it attracts unnecessary attention for men. For once all I want to do is eat my meal in peace and not entertain some random guy in his mid life crisis.
  4. If I go to a Mexican restaurant and ask them to serve me some nachos with mayonnaise instead of salsa, they would look at me like I am some primitive being who has no idea of how to eat. But at home I can eat what I want the way I want to eat it. We all have weird eating habits and would love to indulge in them without anyone judging us
  5. More options! I can order five different things from five different restaurants and enjoy them all at once. This is literally impossible while dinning out unless of course you were successful in cloning yourself five times
  6. There are so many discount and cashback offers available on online ordering websites. Its always cheaper to order in than dinning out and I love the idea of saving some money just to buy an extra dessert ūüėČOnline-Ordering-System-Definition.jpgo7wnaxzimfjxrp-640m

By now, I am sure I have been able to convince you that ordering in is definitely preferred by a millennial like me. But at the same time if you want to impress your friends on social media, you have get up, put on your best dress and go to a fancy restaurant to click eye catching pictures of beautifully plated food.

Stay in touch with me by following me on Instagram and Facebook.

See you soon with a new blog post.

Love- Barkha

Importance of Vitamin C Serum- Vya Naturals Vit C serum Review and Giveaway

Hello Guys,

I will start by saying that at the end of this post you are going to be very happy ūüôā

With Korean beauty and Natural beauty regimens taking over the world, we are now aware of so many essential things. Two years back, I had no idea what a serum really did for your skin. Now, I know that a serum is very important and provides an extra layer of moisture to your skin. There are many Vitamins that are essential to our skin like Vitamin C, E, D and K. While you can get Vitamin D and K naturally from the sun and your bones, Vit E and C need to be taken in from other sources.

I have tried quiet a few serums, essence and facial oils over the past 2 years, and today I am going to share my views on  Vya Naturals Vitamin C serum for all of you.IMG_6707.JPG

About Vya Naturals:-

The brand name VYA naturals is derived from:-

  • Vimal (pure)
  • Yajus (reverence)
  • Ayush (healthy life)

‚ÄúIf it‚Äôs going on my body, it better be good.‚Ä̬†They live an preach by this moto. They¬†make sure that they source the finest natural ingredients that are not only safe and non-toxic but also effective. Their formulations are original, created by them, and tested on people, not animals. They use therapeutic- grade essential oils, natural plant-based butters, natural clays and plant-based waxes. And they definitely DO NOT use parabens, sulfates, artificial colors, artificial dyes, mineral oils, formaldehyde, animal ingredients, artificial scents, phthalates, chemicals, fillers, mineral oils, or petroleum.IMG_6709.jpg

Vya Naturals Vitamin C Serum:-

This Vya Natural’s¬†Vitamin C serum for face is an anti aging serum with natural ingredients that helps brighten skin tone, hydrate skin, reduce fine lines and pigmentation.

Ingredients:-

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Directions:-

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Price and Where to buy:-

Rs 1295/- for 30 ml product

Buy it here (Use code VYA20 at checkout for 20% discount)

Why Vitamin C serum:-

Vitamin C has many benefits like:-

  • Reduces Wrinkles and photodamage by regulating the¬†synthesis¬†of the structural protein¬†collagen.
  • Improves skin hydration
  • Reduces under eye circles
  • Creates brighter, healthier skin
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My Experience with the product:-

I am quite impressed with this product. The packaging of this serum is like what you would expect. It comes in a dark-colored glass bottle with a glass drop dispenser. This packaging is perfect as vitamin C gets destroyed when kept in sunlight and plastic.

Since I have entered my late 20’s I have become very conscious of my skin. My skin has started showing all the signs of aging and¬† honestly this is scary. Therefore I have shifted my skin care regimen around anti aging products. The thing that I like the most about this product is that it is odorless and colorless. The serum is very lightweight in consistency and not at all sticky. This water based serum can be mixed with your moisturizer, BB creams or foundations. I have been using it for more than 2 weeks now and have not noticed any side effects like breakouts.

Pros:-

  • Anti aging
  • Lightweight
  • Odorless
  • colourless
  • skin brightening and lightning
  • Paraben free
  • Sulphates free
  • Made of natural ingredients
  • Cruelty free
  • No mineral oils and petroleum
  • No chemicals

Cons:-

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Giveaway:-

Now for the part that is going to make you happy. I am giving away one of the Vitamin C serum to one of my lucky followers. Here are the rules for the giveaway.

  1. Follow @givemewings_barkha and @vyanaturals on Instagram
  2. Tag 5 friends on the giveaway post and ask them to participate in the giveaway
  3. Repost this post with #BarkhaXVyaNaturals and tag me and Vya Naturals in your posts

That is it. The giveaway winner will be announced on the basis of efforts. Last date to participate in the giveaway is 31st March and is valid for only Indian residents.

Hope you find this post helpful. Do leave your thoughts in the comments below. See you soon with a new post.

Love- Barkha

TOPO PAW PAW Ointment- Review

Hey Guys,

You must be wondering what the hell is a Paw Paw ointment? Well I was wondering the same thing till a few days ago when my dear friend SpexySrish gifted me TOPO’s Paw Paw Ointment. Basically this is Australia’s cult product. For over 100 years every Australian has been slapping this ointment on their lips.

What is a Paw Paw Ointment?

A Paw paw ointment is made of a few ingredients like Petrolatum, Carica Papaya(papaws) Fruit Extract, Beeswax and Potassium Sorbate.

The active ingredient is created by using a fermentation process to concentrate the enzymes from Australian papaws, rather than using a processed papaw powder from overseas. The freshly fermented papaw has healing properties which are very potent and has to be carefully balanced or it will be too strong for human use. The papaw is used to draw out impurities and has antiseptic qualities, while the petroleum jelly helps to heal.IMG_6680.jpgIMG_6685.jpg

Controversies surrounding Paw Paw Ointment:-

Many people believe the paw paw ointment to be a glorified and expensive petroleum jelly. There have been so many blog posts claiming to expose the truth about paw paw ointment but still, this ointment continues to be the most consumed product in Australia.

My experience:-

After using the TOPO Paw paw ointment for a few weeks I have found it helpful in various ways. It does help heal chapped lips and in addition to that is also good for insect bites and rashes. Like petroleum jelly it is not that greasy and keeps your lips moisturized for much longer.

This ointment is only available in Australia, so the next time you happen to travel to Australia don’t forget to pick one of these for yourself.¬†IMG_6682IMG_6689.jpgIMG_6692.jpg