How are you all doing? Hope you are all enjoying a relaxing and yummilicious Monday at home, celebrating Eid in your own happy ways. I am thoroughly enjoying my day, having a relaxing head massage, hair wash and hair spa at home. Exfoliating and purifying my skin with the various body and face scrubs that I recently picked up, and, last but not the least, enjoying the fragrances that I recently picked up from Zara. Though initially, I had plans of going out, after a long time I preferred being at home to enjoy the fruits of the products that I have been hoarding off late. For quite some time, I am using the Kaya White Resilience Creamy Exfoliating Rinse; it is a general everyday kind of a scrub. I picked up the Fabindia Almond Face Scrub recently and have used it a couple of times now and I am quite liking it. Let me share my views on the same.
Price: Rs.390 for 100gms
Made with Walnut granules and Almond oil, this scrub gently exfoliates and deep cleanses the skin making it supple, smooth and radiant. Patch test recommended before use. Natural ingredients may cloud or separate, this does not affect the quality or efficacy of the product.
Directions of Use: Moisten face and neck. Apply with fingertips and massage gently. Avoid eye area. Rinse well and pat dry. Follow with our moisturizer.
Shelf life: 3 years
My Experience with Fabindia Almond Face Scrub:
Fabindia Almond Face Scrub comes in a beautiful round tub-shaped, transparent packaging with a golden colored lid. The golden logo of Fabindia, the golden colored lid and the picture of almond makes it look like a very royal Indian product from ancient times. I have already decided that I am going to place my round facial cotton wipes in it, once the product gets over. The golden lid is of screw type lock and opens to a plain plastic lid that prevents the leakage of product and is apt for travel. The lid opens up to a huge tub of light brownish golden product with little brown colored particles of almond.
The scrub smells of almonds and looks creamy in texture. Somehow, I am not happy with the packaging of the product with regard to the practical usage. A tube-shaped packaging works best for this product as there is always a need for a spatula to take out the product for hygienic reasons. Now, I have a small white spatula kept beside it to take out the product.
The product texture is creamy with little granules of almond which does the scrubbing action. On moist skin, just a small quantity of product works well to spread all over the face. I, sometimes, apply the scrub all over my face and leave it for around 5-10 minutes. The scrub dries off, and then, with wet hands, I start in a circular motion to scrub the product. A neat 2 minutes of scrubbing helps in removing all dead cells.
The product is creamy, and hence, does not cause any tugs on the skin. However, one needs to be a bit light handed to scrub to avoid being harsh on the skin. Once done, rinse the face, and you will be happy to find a soft, supple, clean and glowing skin. I am quite happy with this product and I do not feel the urge to use the moisturizer immediately, as the almond oil in the scrub works well to keep the skin moisturized.
The price of the product is quite competitive, though Fabindia has recently hiked the prices of all its products with the new packaging. All in all, it’s a decent product in a beautiful packaging, which is definitely worth a try.
Pros of Fabindia Almond Face Scrub:
• Beautiful packaging looks attractive
• Mild fragrance of almond oil
• Moisturizes and cleanses skin well
• Removes dead skin
• Decently priced
• Easily available across all the Fabindia stores
Cons of Fabindia Almond Face Scrub:
• Tub packaging is not apt for practical usage
• Granules are a little harsh especially for sensitive skin types
IMBB Rating: 4/5
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