Clarins Beauty Flash Balm Review

Clarins Beauty Flash Balm Review

clarins beauty flash balm

 

Claims : The ultimate pick-me-up for tired, stressed skin — Clarins best-selling radiance maker helps eliminate signs of fatigue in a flash! Instantly moisturizes, brightens and tightens facial contours so skin looks rested and relaxed. Olive and Witch Hazel extracts help smooth the skin’s surface, diffusing the look of lines and wrinkles. Soothing Bisabolol helps restore skin’s youthful glow. Preps skin for perfect make-up application and hours of luminous wear.

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Price : Rs 1,800 for 50 ml

Ingredients :

clarins baume beaute eclair ingredients

I personally use it 3-4 times a week rather than everyday.

I don’t exactly remember who asked me to review this product but whoever did, i just want to go down on my knees and say thank you for this one.  🙂

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What I love about Clarins Beauty Flash Balm :

First I’d like to mention about 3 major instances when this product has shown wonders to my skin.

1. I had a long day in office and Sanjeev made a plan to go to a friend’s place. I was having a bad skin day that day so I decided that I wouldn’t do any makeup, I just cleansed my face and applied the Beauty Flash Balm. To my surprise, this product made my skin look hydrated , rested and fresh within moments of applying it. My skin was glowing. I didn’t feel the need to apply makeup, really. The plan of going to friend’s place got cancelled so I went off to sleep with this on. The next morning my pores looked smaller and skin  looked tightened. I was happy. 🙂

2. I had to rush to office for some work and I just didn’t have time to do makeup or even skincare the other day. I just applied my sunscreen and rushed. The harsh AC cooling made my skin look parched, dry and after a while , I noticed that I had two dry patches on my face. By evening my face had developed tiny pimples too. :(( I came back home, I just cleansed my face with a cleansing milk and applied a thick layer of beauty flash balm on my face and left it for good 20 minutes. It dries to a bread crumb kinda texture. I just wiped my face with a tissue. My skin had regained its hydration, it looked softer and smoother. The next morning, the little pimples were barely to  be seen on my face. And my pores were definitely looking tighter.

3. My skin broke out from a skincare product recently. I applied beauty flash balm at night and my skin was 90% clear the next morning. :jaiho:

I am not sure if this is a remedy for break outs but it is working awesomely on my normal to dry skin.

  • You can also use it as a makeup primer. It is not greasy or oily. It is like a hydrating primer. I mostly don’t use face primers in winters because my foundation stays long as it is. I don’t mind using this at all. A little handy tip would be to wait for a minute or so before applying your foundation or it makes your foundation look way too dewy.
  • I don’t find it too moisturizing on its own  so if you have a long day ahead, I suggest that you moisturize your face with your regular skincare and then use this.
  • You can use it as a hydrating mask.
  • It has a light soapy fragrance, which I quite like. It stays on for long, which may not come to everyone’s liking.
  • It is not greasy or oily. It has a light gel cream like texture that gets absorbed on your skin easily. On spreading ,it feels light watrey kinds.
  • It does not clog pores.
  • I don’t mind paying the price for this beauty balm but I feel that the quantity is quite less. Especially when you use this as mask, a lot of product gets used up.

clarins beauty flash balm review

Swatch :

Clarins Beauty Flash Balm swatch

You can use Clarins Beauty Balm daily but I personally like to use it on alternate days. This is one product that is going to be a staple in my skincare routine ALWAYS.

It is a hydrating skincare product so it is a great one for those with normal, dry or combination skin-types. It adds a bit of glow to the face so that may be a little shiny for those with very oily skin. I would still suggest that you give this a shot. It is a great skin drink and makes your skin look so many times better. 🙂

Indian Makeup and Beauty Blog Rating : 4.6/5

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      1. I have mixed feelings about this…on one hand,this seems like a miracle skin care product :woot: :woot: …but on the other hand,I doubt it’ll be as amazing for oily skin like mine. :struggle:
        And I like those little candles. So cute. :dumb: My Amma doesn’t trust me around fire so there are no candles in or house. 😥

        1. hawww!!! no candles in house :lol2: :lol2: :lol2: sanjeev recently bought these candles coz he liked them . I HAD to use them to my advantage :tongue: :tongue:

          1. Haaww!! 😯 😯 Laughing at me!! :waaa: :waaa: :waaa:
            At least you have that option…the only time I got to light a candle was the one I made for my arts & crafts class. :waiting:

  1. awww this post was so in the mood for the festive season:)
    these were the best pics by far

    n clarins has gotta be good…but this one is not for oily skin :idk:

  2. oh if i were to spend 2000 on clarins what will be a similar magic prod for me(oily) :((
    i donno abt clarins but def planning to invest in some good foundations, cleanser n cream/lotion

      1. gee i wanna know more abt clarins pore minimizer please :drool: ..have oily and sensitive skin.

        Have suggested comparitive review on :
        1) Idealist Pore Minimizing Skin Refinisher
        2) lacome vissionaire
        3) Clinique Pore Minimizer Thermal-Active Skin Refiner
        4) Biore Pore Minimizing Lightweight Moisturizer

        Thanks in Advance :waytogo:

  3. sounds like a a fab product for dry to normal skinned beauties..though i think oily or combi skinned gals could try it in winters ?:)
    It clears pimples??? :worship: :worship: :worship:

    1. parita am nt sure if it would work for break outs solution for everyone but it did for me. It doe snot claim so. Now whenever I have a break out, I just apply this at night. 😛

      It’s not oily so you can try this at the counter atleast and see how you feel about it. 🙂

  4. I asked for this review!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo:
    Am so happy to see it!!!! I so badly wanted too read the review!!!!
    Thank you Ratiiiiiiiiiiiiiii!!!!!!!!!!!!!

      1. I am so happy that u reviewed a product which I requested :puchhi: :puchhi: I always used to eye this one but to be honest I didnt know how it wud work. Plus it wasnt there on IMBB so I didnt wanna but it :toothygrin:

        1. i really hope it works as much for you as it did for you. :)) I am just os much in love with this and i am seeing myself using it all through winters :))

            1. ramya when i use it as a primer, I use it after the sunscreen. As a skin care, I just use it on a cleansed skin . Also i mostly use it at night and then don’t use anything on top of it. 🙂

  5. Damn it!!! I posted my reply in the wrong place!!! :headbang: :headbang: :headbang: :headbang: :headbang:
    Why do I keep doing crazy stuff like this?! I worry about myself sometimes. :bash: :bash:

  6. Woww..lovely pics Rati..and this seems to be a greattt product too.. Even I got Clarin’s beauty kit… :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo:

      1. will have to check now.. 😛 I forgot the name..some energizing cleansing lotion..toner and a huge dabba of energizing cream… 😛

          1. these look surperb cali. I tried their night cream at the counter, it felt so nice and soothing. You try and tell how you find these. :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo:

            1. yeah Ratii……suree..will try it after a month..!! 😀 As of now planning to use only Genefique range for a month!! 😀 😀 I even took a pic for reference to see if there are any good changes to my skin using the complete genefique range!! :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin:

                1. really kya?? I toh found the serum awessomme Rati..I have been applying it daily morning on my skin since past 2 days..it has this lovely mild fragrance…and gets absorbed in a jiffy….and the weird thing is..since past 2 days my skin is not getting oilier or shinier whole day..it just stays normal looking..I am shocked!! 😯 😯 😯 😯 😯 😯

                  1. cali depends from person to person na. it should have ideally work for me as well. it didnt. it broke out on me. Bt people do rave about it. I am happy it’s working for you. :teddy: :teddy: :teddy:

                  2. and my nose is also shining..i mean not oily wala shining..its glowing.. :preen: :preen: :preen: :preen: :preen: :preen: :preen:

                    1. hehehe it feels so good na. this clarins thing work the same way for me :preen: :preen: :preen: :preen: :preen:

                    2. yeahhh.. :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin:

  7. Ratiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii…pores got smaller and scars got cleared the next morning :shocked: :shocked: :shocked: :shocked: :shocked: :shocked: :shocked: :shocked: :shocked: :shocked: :shocked: just one koshen I have for you……do you really like me, do you believe in dhaan and dharm :love: :love: :love: :love: :love: :love: :love: :makeup: :makeup: :makeup: :makeup: :makeup: :whistle: :whistle: :whistle: :whistle: :whistle: :whistle: :whistle: :whistle: :whistle:

      1. I expect more. :waaa: :waaa: :waaa: :waaa: :waaa: :waaa: :waaa: :waaa: :waaa: :waaa: ….something that has costed rupees :waiting: :waiting: :waiting: :waiting: :waiting: :waiting: :waiting: :waiting: :waiting: not free ka gyaan :smug: :smug: :smug: :smug: :smug: :smug: :smug: :smug: :smug: :smug: :smug:

  8. Kimi :headbang: :headbang: :headbang: :headbang: :headbang: :headbang: :headbang: :headbang: :headbang: par if I sleep with it overnight…..it will reduce my acne scars na :preen: :preen: :preen: :preen: :preen: :preen: :preen: :preen:

    1. :zombiekiller: :zombiekiller: :zombiekiller: :zombiekiller: :zombiekiller: lootofy Rati then!! :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo:

      1. I know someone else who used Estee Lauder’s costly night cream and had got flawless skin :whistle: :whistle: :whistle: :whistle: :whistle: :whistle: :whistle: :whistle: :whistle: :whistle: and now lot of German goodies on its way……I should head to Bangalore to lootofy :whistle: :whistle: :whistle: :whistle: :whistle: :whistle: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo:

          1. :nono: :nono: :nono: :nono: :nono: :nono: :nono: :nono: :nono: jomol……dont get distracted now…..stick to your original target!!! :secret2: :secret2: :secret2: :secret2: :secret2: :secret2: :shying: :shying: :shying: :shying: :shying: :shying: :shying: :shying: :shying: :shying: :shying: :shying: :shying:

            1. Your place is my first preference Kimi….you live in South India……around 12 hours by bus…….less than 24 hours by car :specs: :specs: :specs: :specs: :specs: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: and you not at home now……… :woot: :woot: :woot:

              1. :phoolan: :phoolan: :phoolan: :phoolan: :phoolan: :phoolan: :phoolan: :phoolan: :phoolan: :phoolan: :phoolan: :phoolan: :phoolan: :phoolan: but i have all the things with me here na!! what will you lootofy?>????? :hihi: :hihi: :hihi: :hihi: :hihi: :hihi: :hihi: :hihi: :hihi: :hihi: :hihi: :hihi: :hihi: :hihi:

                1. :headbang: :headbang: :headbang: :headbang: :headbang: :headbang: :headbang: :headbang: :headbang: :headbang: :headbang: :headbang: :headbang: :headbang: :headbang: :headbang: why can’t you send all those things by courier to India…… :jalwa: :jalwa: :jalwa: :jalwa: :jalwa: :jalwa: how will you carry all that stuff on the flight….if you carry so much….custom wale utta lenge :teddy: :teddy: :teddy: :teddy: :teddy: :teddy: :teddy: :teeth :teeth :teeth :teeth :teeth :teeth

                  1. Customs waale wont say anything!! 😀 Me toh planning to shop some more at airport!! :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :tongue: :tongue: :tongue: :tongue: :tongue: :tongue:

                    1. ayinggggggggggggggg….SOME MORE….means thoda jyaada when translated in hindi na :hunterwali: :hunterwali: :hunterwali: :hunterwali: :hunterwali: :hunterwali: :hunterwali: :hunterwali: :spank: :spank: :spank: :spank: :spank: :spank: :spank: :spank:

  9. :hunterwali: :hunterwali: :hunterwali: :hunterwali: :hunterwali: :hunterwali: :hunterwali: :hunterwali: :hunterwali: :spank: :spank: :spank: :spank: :spank: :spank: :spank: :spank: :spank:

      1. Rati,

        Love this IMBB ….review is great specially winters are around..gee does it work for oily skins too ?? :happydance: :drool:

        gee i wanna know more abt clarins pore minimizer too paleassssssssssssssssse :drool: ..have oily and sensitive skin. Have suggested comparative price and does it work review on :
        1) Estee Lauder Idealist Pore Minimizing Skin Refinisher
        2) lacome vissionaire
        3) Clinique Pore Minimizer Thermal-Active Skin Refiner
        4) Biore Pore Minimizing Lightweight Moisturizer

        Thanks in Advance :waytogo:

  10. So what Clains doesnt have a similar hydrating product for oil skinned people. I slept all afternoon and now my face is glowing :toothygrin:

    No one else has holiday today ? Its Valmiki Jayanthi na :haanji: :haanji:

    1. very good reteeka. from now all of us will sleep in afternoon :worship: :worship: :worship: :worship: :worship: :worship: :worship: :worship:

      valmiki jayanti.. no no chutti here it seems :nababana: :nababana: :nababana: :nababana:

  11. Wow! I just have to get this now! Too good to let it past!
    And i loved the baby candles :yahoo: m making candles at home this diwali with my hobby ideas candle making kit :yahoo: :yahoo:

  12. kitnii taaariffff :woot: :woot: :woot: :woot: :woot: yeh to laana hi padega ji…. :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo:
    aweshome revu n piccys Rati :waytogo: :waytogo: :waytogo: :waytogo: :waytogo: :waytogo: :waytogo: :waytogo:

  13. ratiiiiiiiiiiiii u reviwed it!!!!!! i told u to review this in that form :happydance: :happydance: :happydance: :happydance: :happydance: :happydance: :happydance: :happydance: :happydance: :happydance:

    1. u did it soo quick!!! yeayyy!!!! but not for oily skin :waaa: :waaa: :waaa: good i did not buy it.. but i have their primer and love it.. should i review that rati? or u already doing it?

      1. neha have been trying it since the day i bought it and i have never seen such drastic changes with any product. It has become such a staple now. I just couldnt wait to share it with you guys. 😀 😀

        nahin you do the review. I dnt have it. :))

  14. I am soooo going to a clarins counter next… I wanna get a good night cream now- most probably anti aging types….. I might pick this only only- since winters will start niw I can use naa????
    im saving this page only

    1. yeah bee, It’s like a drink for your skin and in winters especially my skin tends to get very dry. This has been helping a lot. :))

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