Fabindia Jasmine Calming and Rejuvenating Soap


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Fabindia Jasmine Calming and Rejuvenating Soap

Calming and rejuvenating soap made using jasmine oil.

I am a fan of handmade, fragrant soaps. I keep buying them every now and then for bathing and also for gifting. I believe handmade soaps do have some aesthetic feel in them. This Diwali I gifted my friends these baskets which included chocolates, candles and some handmade soaps, which they really liked.

Okay, so I bought some handmade soaps from Fabindia a few days back. Sharing with you here my thoughts on one 🙂

Fabindia Jasmine Calming and Rejuvenating Soap

Fab India Soaps are available in a large number of variants. I have tried the Lavender, Almond and Oatmeal, and this Jasmine one. Out of these three, Almond and Oatmeal is my favourite, as it does some exfoliation.  I will also try the Rose soap which Jomol reviewed.

What is Jasmine?
Jasmine

Jasmine (Jasminum officinale) is a flowery shrub containing white or yellow flowers, native to Mediterranean countries (although there are a considerable number of people that say it comes from India).  The shrub has a ramified crown, angular green long twigs, obtuse flowers and it is cultivated as a decorative plant (Jasminum fretticans), or for its industrial and medicinal uses. The flowers can be small or large, white with a nice perfume that increases in strength in the evening. Jasmine grows quickly.  Jasmine is widely cultivated for the characteristic fragrance of their flowers.
Jasmine is enjoyed in the garden, as a house plant, and as cut flowers. The flowers are worn by women in their hair in southern and Southeast Asia.  Also, the Chinese civilization is widely known for its big consumption of jasmine tea during autumn and winter.  Jasmine is called chameli in India.

FabIndia Jasmine soap

Price:

Rs. 195 for a pack of three, which I got online from the Fabindia website.  In stores, you can get a single soap for Rs. 65 for 100 gms of soap bar.

Ingredients:

FabIndia Jasmine soap

My Experience with Fabindia Jasmine Calming and Rejuvenating Soap:

Now, jasmine is one fragrance I love since childhood. Jasmine is a typical sweet, delicate, flowery, feminine fragrance. Coming to this Fabindia jasmine soap, the prime reason I got this was for the fragrance and also the words like “calming” and “relaxing” seemed interesting to me.  I am happy that I got this and thereby got 50% relaxed/calmed already 😀 😀 😀

FabIndia Jasmine soap

The soap is packed simply, in clear, plastic film and there is a paper label attached on it.  The soap gives moderate amount, pleasant jasmine fragrance, but nothing that is overpowering or can intoxicate you :P, but yes, it does fill my bathroom with jasmine fragrance (which my dad actually hates and shouts on me all the time for using such soaps/shower gels 😀 )

I don’t think it meets the calming/relaxing claim a lot, but yeah, it does feel nice to bathe with a soap which smells nice.

The soap is very soft and dissolves very fast. It lasts for not more than 2 weeks. It’s a clear soap and has no exfoliating particles.  The soap lathers up and cleans well. I wish it had some moisturising effect on the skin. I guess, it’s basically a fragrant soap and if you have normal to oily body skin, you can easily try this out.

Overall, it’s an average/decent hand-made soap. At the price, I won’t consider it bad. My favourite handmade soap till date is Forrest Essentials Luxury sugar soap. Which one is yours?

Pros of Fabindia Jasmine Calming and Rejuvenating Soap:

  • Smells great, of jasmine which I like a lot.
  • The jasmine fragrance is not strong, very mild.
  • It a clear soap, which cleans well.
  • Is not harsh on the skin, does not dry it up.
  • Lathers up well.
  • Fairly priced.
  • Easily available.

Cons of Fabindia Jasmine Calming and Rejuvenating Soap:

  • Not very moisturising.
  • Dissolves very fast, lasts for not more than 2 weeks.
  • I like soaps with exfoliating particles, but this contains none.

IMBB Rating:

2.5 on 5.

Image Source: 2.

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Lotus Herbals Nutraeye Rejuvenating and Correcting Eye gel
Shahnaz Forever Rejuvenating Hair Conditioner
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50 thoughts on “Fabindia Jasmine Calming and Rejuvenating Soap

  1. Nuuuu ki new new soap :specs: :specs: :specs: :specs: :specs:
    jomo likes to bathe with roses and now
    Nuuu likes Jasmine……
    :makeup: :makeup: :makeup: :makeup: :makeup:

  2. i like jasmine smell.. But i was more impressed with Jomo’s Rose soap.. 😉 😉
    But u have that chocolate shower gel na? :spank: :spank: …

  3. even i love jasmine fragrance a lot bachpan se nupuuu… it reminds me of gajras mums and aunties used to put in olden days for weddings.. i my mum used to make me wear it like a hairband 😀 😀 😀 😀 😀 😀 im soooo buying this..!! :jog: :jog: :jog: :jog: :jog: :jog: :jog:

    1. Nehaaaaaaaaaaa…………. it reminds me of gajras too :toothygrin: :toothygrin:
      meiko toh jasmine oil bhi use krnw ka bhot shoq hai :toothygrin: :toothygrin:

        1. aiinkk yeh kaunsi movie hai??
          arre thats i love body shop ka moringa range also soo much.. it gives me bachpan ki yaadein… reminds me of my village too.. mere ghra ke bahar bahut saaare jasmines.. and raat rani hai… so in evening and night the whole outside garden and courtyard is sooo fragrant :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo:

          meko bhi batao which jasmine oil u use nuffuurr :happydance: :happydance: :happydance: :happydance: :dumb: :dumb: :dumb:

          1. wht is this background u have used to click nuffurr? it looks soo pretty.. its a flatframe with 3d flower.. ya normal 2d picture.. :dumb: :dumb: :dumb: me confoojhed

          2. heheh yeh anil kapoor n amrita singh ki 80 s ki movie hai… aati rehti hai zee cinema pe, bdi sahi comedy hai 😀
            maine bhi khoob sara mogra, chameli grow kia hua hai apne terrace garden mei… :victory2: :victory2: :victory2: :victory2: :victory2:
            acha TBS mei bhi hai kya yeh range… fir toh mujhe dekhni padegi :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo:

              1. ohh fir toh main yeh movie bhi online dhoond nikaloongi :victory2: :victory2: :victory2: :victory2:
                thodi der k liye champu rehna koi buri baat thodi na hai :smug: :smug: :smug:

                  1. :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin:
                    me coming ur side with a frand…. she s pati k atyacharon se dukhi isshtri… i have to take her out shopping, movie, etc har 10 days mei :headbang: :headbang:

  4. I also wanna smell jasmine…Will get this soon… 😉 😉 😉 ..
    Me also pati ke atyacharooon se pareshaan… 😥 😥 😥 😥 …
    Bhagwaan mujhe bi nupuri jaisi ek frendd de doo… :worship: :worship: :worship: :worship:

  5. I too bought this few weeks back. Its already finished 😀
    My chotu brother specially loved this one (who hates taking a bath 😀 ) He started bathing twice a day just to use this soap!! :rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl: :teeth :teeth :teeth :teeth
    Everytime I go to the supermarket he says ‘wo purple wala soap fir se lana’ :toothygrin:
    Too bad it has not been available since then :scream: :scream:

  6. nice review nupur… :yes: :yes: :yes: me check out rose one… coz i love them a lot… :whistle: :whistle: :whistle: n this jasmine wala after that… :snicker: :snicker: :snicker: 😛 😛 😛

  7. Muzhe jasmine pasand nai. 😐 😐 My Ma used to make me wear jasmine garland in my hair as a kid and I hated them. :yuck: But I like jasmine perfumes on some days.I just borrow my Ma’s jasmine perfume whenever I want because I don’t wear it that often and getting a bottle for myself would be a waste. :toothygrin:
    But this seems pretty nice! :)) I prefer more bubly and energetic fragrances for bathing so this really isn’t my cup of tea.But I have a friend who’ll love it.I’ll show her this review and let her decide whether she wants it. :teeth

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