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Almost a year ago I had accidentally stumbled upon IMBB and back then, I was a complete novice in terms of makeup, skin care and products and their various uses. I have turned into my thirties and I can proudly say that this past year has brought about lots of changes in my life. Thanks to IMBB. Its only whilst going through the posts that I realized the need for anti-ageing products to combat those signs of ageing that were slowly creeping up. It was during this conquest to find the perfect products that I picked up the Nutriganics Smoothing Serum from The Body Shop. According to their SA, this one is meant for those with dry skin and people in their early thirties, so just the product I was looking for.
INR 1395 for 30 ml or (1.0 US Fl Oz)
Packaging and Texture:
It comes in a simple, white colored, sleek cylindrical bottle with a pump dispenser. It has a translucent lid that shuts with a click and can easily be accommodated into any bag or purse. The serum is milky white in color and its consistency is between thick and thin as you can see in the picture. A single pump dispenses just the exact amount required and is enough for the entire face and neck area.
Our certified organic range has been created for the first signs of ageing. This pre-moisturiser hydrates, helping to smooth skin. It leaves skin softer, more supple and revitalised. Contains organic buddleja and thyme along with Community trade organic olive oil and aloe vera.
- Smoothes lines.
- 99% of ingredients are of natural origin.
Directions For Use:
Apply to face and neck in an upward circular motion. Use morning and evening before moisturizing for a more energized and healthy looking complexion.
Aqua, Glycerin, Dicaprylyl Carbonate, Olea Europaea Oil, Simmondsia Chinensis Seed Oil, Sucrose Stearate, Benzyl, Orbignya Oleifera Seed, Sclerotium, Stearic, Palmitic, p-Anisic, Salicylic, Xanthan, Potassium Sorbate, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Sodium Hydroxide, Limonene, Tocopherol, Myristic Acid, Citral, Linalool, Pelargonium Graveolens Flower Oil, Citronellol, Buddleja Davidii Extract, Thymus Vulgaris Extract, Daucus Carota Sativa Seed Oil, Geraniol, Malva Sylvestris Flower Extract, Foeniculum Vulgare Oil, Citrus Nobilis Peel Oil, Vanilla Planifolia Extract, Litsea Cubeba Fruit Oil, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis Peel Oil, Citric Acid, Sodium Benzoate, Thymus Vulgaris Oil, Rosa Damascena Flower Oil.
My Experience with The Body Shop Nutriganics Smoothing Serum:
I had tried this at the store initially and liked the ease with which it gets absorbed into the skin within seconds. The texture is very light and non greasy and I can feel my skin refreshed after application. It has a very mild fragrance, like those of freshly plucked spices and herbs and has a soothing and calming effect on my senses.
My skin belongs to the normal-dry combination category and I do not have any wrinkles or lines apart from those around my eyes. I had picked this up more as a preventive measure than a curative one. As the saying goes “Prevention is better than Cure” and I am a follower of the same. I have been using this religiously for the past two months and there is still a little remaining and will probably last another half month or so as I cannot see through the packaging. I use it prior going to bed whilst following my CTM routine and sometimes in the morning too. Mornings are a busy time for me and to take those 10 minutes also becomes a hassle at times, hence I used this only at night time.
There wasn’t much difference in the initial 2-3 weeks other than the fact that my daily moisturizer now got absorbed very easily without much effort. I wasn’t expecting a miracle overnight either as our skin also requires time to get acquainted to a new product. After a month I could see a slight decrease in the finest lines and my skin tone had appeared more even and natural. Now, after two months, that is all the difference I observed.
Pros of The Body Shop Nutriganics Smoothing Serum:
- Sleek packaging with hygienic pump dispenser that can be easily carried around.
- One pump amount adequate for one time application.
- Reduces fine lines over time with regular use.
- Even and smoothes out the skin tone.
- Natural herbs and spice fragrance that has a calming effect.
- Non-greasy formula.
- Gets absorbed within seconds.
- Could not find any parabens in the ingredients list.
Cons of The Body Shop Nutriganics Smoothing Serum:
- The price is on the higher side, but almost all serums are expensive.
- Takes a toll on your patience for the results to be visible.
- Could not find my skin any softer than it was before.
Do I Recommend The Body Shop Nutriganics Smoothing Serum?
This is certainly worth purchasing for those who want to give a try. I might skip this around for the second time and look for something much more effective after all I am on the ageing roller-coaster ride.
4.75/5 for the softening part, now who doesn’t want soft skin????
Thanks for reading and Stay looking and feeling beautiful 🙂
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