Aroma Magic Almond Nourishing Cream Review

by sukanya on November 18, 2011 · 57 comments

Aroma Magic Almond Nourishing Cream

Hi Friends, So, winter is almost here and its my favourite season after the monsoons. Warm blankets, cosy couches, good books, and a huuuge cup of cappuccino, ahh bliss!! I love being a lazy bum (as a matter of fact I often feel that Garfield must have been my “mele me bichra hua bhai!!” But the only thing which stops me from enjoying all the coziness is my dry skin.  The stretching, itching, dry patches come to the surface again and again and I have to literally run for a moisturising cover every now and then.  So, this sudden nip in the temperature post-durga puja had already set my skin in a frenzy and got me in a ninja mode to get myself a decent moisturising cream.  So, a few weeks back, I got this one, Blossom Kocchar Aroma Magic Almond Nourishing Cream (its mentioned as an anti-wrinkle cream for normal to dry skin).

Aroma Magic Almond Nourishing Cream

A few winters’ back, I had used some moisturising cream from Aroma Magic and had totally loved it. So, without giving much thought, I wanted something from Aroma Magic this time too, but I was totally disappointed by the change of packaging.  Earlier, they had similar tubs, but you could at least make out what was it and now all of them have these white tubs with pink caps and at a single glance at the rack, I was like WTH ,which one is what?

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All of them looked so similar and so tacky! Anyway, I got a pushy SA (more disappointments) who showed me an array of creams. I had to scream that I just want a thick cream, bas! Then, she handed me two, one was a light cream for fairness purpose and this one, well, I personally don’t like anything that claims fairness.

Aroma Magic Anti-Wrinkle cream

I don’t know what they have got in them, but they totally dry me out. So, I chose this one (please note here that I have a thing for anything which mentions almonds, chocolate, walnut, apricot,coffee, shea butter and all those earthy things! I don’t like citrus or floral fragrances).  So, I picked up this one without thinking much about its claim to be an anti-wrinkle cream (if it didn’t suit me, it may help my mom na? ) and boy do I love this??

Cream for dry skin

I am totally hooked onto this one *sighs with a overwhelming close-my-eyes-ear-to-ear-smile*

Price:

215 INR for 50 gms

How the Product is Described by Aroma Magic:

An anti-wrinkle cream rich in vitamins A, B & E.  Prevents dry skin and fine lines, regenerates cellular tissue, slows down aging and restores its elasticity, firmness and texture.

day cream

Directions For Use:

Massage the cream onto face and neck after cleansing, remove excess with damp cotton, use morning and night.

Active Ingredients:

Extracts of almonds, rose, sandalwood, orange, ceramides, carotseed oil, AHA, vegetable waxes and pure essential oils of rose,neroli and jasmine.

Aroma Magic Day Cream

Cream

My Take on Aroma Magic Almond Nourishing Cream:

I am really really happy I bought this one and I am totally satisfied with it.  It quenches up my skin’s thirst and leaves it well moisturised and supple.  Its a very thick cream with some fine granules (that may be the extracts of almond but a light pressure and gets it absorbed).  Only a little amount is needed.

The crème has this particular smell of almond oil and sandalwood.  I found out to be a bit strong initially, but once you are done with applying it onto your skin, no overwhelming fragrance remains.  It gets absorbed fast and within a minute or so into my skin.  There is no greasiness.  It did not cause any irritation or breakouts.  It is really good at moisturising, as once applied I don’t have to worry about re-application for 3-4 hours minimum.  I also use it at bedtime, so when I wake up after 6-7 hours of sleep, I find my skin to be moisturised, nonoily

I can’t really comment about its anti-wrinkle effect, but I think this may be of help in that aspect as good moisturising is a keyword for prevention of wrinkles.

Oh and I forgot to mention that the first time I opened the pack, the content was sealed with an aluminium kind of foil.

Summing up:

Pros of Aroma Magic Almond Nourishing Cream:

  • Its a very moisturising crème, perfect for winters and more so for dry skin beauties.
  • Initial smell is a bit strong, but not overwhelming.  After application onto the skin, the fragrance won’t bother you much.
  • Very little amount is required.
  •  Didn’t cause any irritation or burning sensation.
  • Didn’t break me out.
  • Contains goodies like almond, sandalwood, and other essential oils.
  • Skin remains hydrated for 3-4 hours.
  • Shelf life mentioned.
  • Available at retail counters and even online.

Cons of Aroma Magic Almond Nourishing Cream:

  • Not for oily skin.
  • I don’t like the packaging.

Would I Recommend Aroma Magic Almond Nourishing Cream:

Definitely, try this one if you have dry skin.

Would I Buy it Again?

Definitely yes!  Once I apply this, I can be my own lazy self and not worry about dry patches and stretchy skin.

Rating:

4.9/5 (-0.05 each for the initial smell and the packaging).

Hope you like this!

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sim November 18, 2011 at 1:10 pm

waawoooooooooooo i like it……….its for me :waiting: :waiting: :waiting:

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sukanya November 18, 2011 at 2:47 pm

yea sim sim :pompom: :pompom: … my skin is totally loving it these days! worth my money! “saasta n tikau” 😛 😛 😀 😀

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Heena November 18, 2011 at 1:13 pm

Nice Review 🙂

I love AM’s Almond nourishing lotion but the smell factor you mentioned for the cream is same with their almond lotion.. rest, all is well :toothygrin:

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sukanya November 18, 2011 at 2:46 pm

ha..but you get used to it… am totally loving it :makeup: :preen: :preen:

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indrani November 18, 2011 at 1:35 pm

Nice review Sukanya
I too have used this creme and found it to be quite good and the main thing is that it dosent break me out but its very moisturising :yes:

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sukanya November 18, 2011 at 2:43 pm

:haanji: this one is really good :makeup:

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gurpreet November 18, 2011 at 2:21 pm

Hey Sukanya,
Good review :thanks: . Have been eyeing on Almond nourishing lotion for a long time :specs: , but was confused with this one as it said Anti Wrinkle. So all i understand is that the regular Almond nourishing lotion changed to tub form now :makeup: . Correct me if i am wrong :waiting:

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sukanya November 18, 2011 at 2:41 pm

:stars: :stars: i have heard great reviews about that almond nourishing body lotion..but not sure if this is the one!

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Rati November 18, 2011 at 2:43 pm
sukanya November 18, 2011 at 2:44 pm

ha this one,thanx Rati :)) …but i think its still available na ?:)

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jomol November 18, 2011 at 2:23 pm

Sukanya…I am really fond of Aroma Magic now…….but this one is for dry skin :hunterwali: :hunterwali: :hunterwali: :hunterwali: :hunterwali: :hunterwali:

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sim November 18, 2011 at 2:23 pm

:tongue: :tongue: :tongue: :tongue: :tongue: :tongue:

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sukanya November 18, 2011 at 2:38 pm

am sure they will have something for oily too.. 😀 😀

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Rati November 18, 2011 at 2:34 pm

dry skin beauties ki creammm :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo:

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sukanya November 18, 2011 at 2:37 pm

sry for the pics rati :(( .. will try better next time…neverthless the product is really good :yahoo: :yahoo:

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Rati November 18, 2011 at 2:40 pm

no problem. they are clear so that’s okay. 🙂

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jomol November 18, 2011 at 2:42 pm

I hate dry skin beauties and pokerstraight hair beauties :spank: :spank: :spank: :spank: :spank: :spank: :spank: :hunterwali: :hunterwali: :hunterwali: :hunterwali: :hunterwali: :hunterwali: :hunterwali: :hunterwali: :hunterwali: :hunterwali:

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Rati November 18, 2011 at 2:44 pm

:vampire: :vampire: :vampire: :vampire: :vampire: :vampire: :vampire: :vampire: :vampire: :vampire: :vampire: :vampire:

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sukanya November 18, 2011 at 2:49 pm

me dont have poker straight hair,,have curls n waves love it :preen: :preen: :preen:

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sukanya November 18, 2011 at 2:51 pm

rati n jomol… please write up something dos n do nots, n suggest products for my scalp na.. its sweaty..but my hair is dry :stars: :spank: :spank: .. turning limp on the next day of shampooing :spank: :spank: .. 🙁 🙁

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Rati November 18, 2011 at 2:59 pm

i think someone suggested pantene

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sukanya November 18, 2011 at 3:04 pm

:spank: :spank: :spank: pantene is no good.. :pan: :pan: :pan: :scream: :scream: :scream: i tried,, n my hair was like :ghost2: :ghost2: :ghost2:

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aruna November 18, 2011 at 3:02 pm

not meant for oily skin??? :hunterwali: :hunterwali: really too much ah!!!

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sukanya November 18, 2011 at 3:05 pm

:hihi: :hihi: :hihi:

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gurpreet November 18, 2011 at 3:29 pm

Sukanya,
My hair is very dry and frizzy. but i must say that pantene(the pink one)( guess it says hairfall controll) on it. its damn good, felt considerable amount of difference and my hair became manageable too. :pigtail:

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sukanya November 18, 2011 at 9:50 pm

hi gurpreet my present hair care routine has taken care of my dry hair..am happy with it :)) ..what is bothering me right now is my sweating scalp :(( :((

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Shwena November 18, 2011 at 3:50 pm

Nice Review
I’m getting this for sure :teddy: :thanks:

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sukanya November 18, 2011 at 9:55 pm

hi shwena…
glad you liked it.. :puchhi:

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Gauri November 18, 2011 at 4:27 pm

Hey that was helpful..

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sukanya November 18, 2011 at 9:56 pm

you ‘re welcome Gauri :))

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Parita November 18, 2011 at 4:34 pm

wish they had something for oily skin too..a fab product from aroma magic! :thanks: for the review!

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sukanya November 18, 2011 at 10:01 pm

hey parita! :-* glad you liked it….
aroma magic really got some good products for combination-dry skin :)) ..but am not sure about oily skin..hope they fare well in them too :))

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bhumika November 18, 2011 at 4:49 pm

nice review sukanya..I love AM products :yes:

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sukanya November 18, 2011 at 10:02 pm

Hi Bhumika :high5: …me too love them 😀 :balle: :balle:

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Jabberwocky November 18, 2011 at 8:37 pm

This seems to be a perfect winter darling for me. :woot: :woot: My skin has already started screaming about the ravages of winter on it and I was planning to buy something moisturising. Thankee for the review, Sukanya! :toothygrin: :thanks:

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sukanya November 18, 2011 at 10:04 pm

you’re welcome JB… :pompom: :pompom: :pompom: this is a great stuff n economical too..check it out :dance: :dance: :dance:

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Pragnyadeepta November 19, 2011 at 10:05 am

:huh: :huh: :huh: You darned dry skin beauties and your almond creams. :hunterwali: :hunterwali: :hunterwali:
But Aroma Magic is still awesome in my eyes. :tongue:
Nice review,Sukanya!

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sukanya November 19, 2011 at 11:27 pm

thanx prags!! :toothygrin: :toothygrin: i love almonds 😀 😀

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Anu January 30, 2013 at 12:46 am

Thanks 4 d review. Almonds & Sandalwood!! I m definitely going to try it. 🙂

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