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Hip Hop Skin Care Coffee Face Scrub Review
One of the most famous shopping sites for cosmetics recently started selling Hip Hop Skin Care products. I had read the reviews of their strawberry face scrub here and Kiwi face scrub here, and badly wanted to try their products. Within a very short time, most of the Hip Hop products were out of stock and I was glad that I did get everything that I had wanted 😀
I wanted to order their kiwi scrub or strawberry scrub, but when I saw coffee, I couldn’t resist myself and bought one; you can guess how tempting coffee is for me.
So, coming back to the review, Hip Hop Coffee scrub is a creamy scrub with a coffee smell. Scrubbing granules are coarse enough for a good exfoliation.
Coffee rejuvenating scrub is a new concept in skin care. Its non –comedogenic effect, vitamins C, E and anti-oxidants provide an invigorating scent to awaken your senses and make your skin rejuvenated.
Coffee bean extract, Shea butter, Wheat germ oil.
Texture: Creamy scrub, but not too much creamy.
Smell: Coffee smell, but its artificial. It smells like some coffee toffees with a slight smell of some kind of a chemical.
Scrubbing Granules: Not too small, not too large, perfectly sized for a good exfoliation.
Packaging: Really good and attractive. Since it is packed in a tube, no hygiene issues.
Price: Rs. 50 for 60 g and Rs. 80 for 120 g.
Goodness of coffee is described by Sukanya in her Nature’s Co. Coffee Scrub here.
My Take on Hip Hop Skin Care Coffee Face Scrub:
As I said, I bought it for the coffee “thing,” so when I opened it, I was a little disappointed with the smell, but later on, that was not an issue for me. I got really used to the smell. As a scrub, it performs pretty well and I must say I am quite impressed by the product. I used to scrub once in 3 or 4 days, but since I am using this scrub, I use it every other day. The skin felt cleaner and smoother, blackheads have also cleared by this one and it didn’t make my skin extremely dry. I won’t say I felt like magic or something, but for sure, it’s a decent product which is very decently priced. I use it as a hand scrub too, in that way too, I like its effect.
Another point which is really commendable is that the company claims it to be a paraben-free product. I am always in hunt of paraben-free products. Also, they don’t do animal testing and the products are completely organic. The negative factor is after all these claims; they have only mentioned the key ingredients, which according to me is a very big turn off.
So, summing up my likes and dislikes towards the product:
Pros of Hip Hop Skin Care Coffee Face Scrub:
• The scrub is neither too creamy nor too runny. Texture is perfect for a scrub.
• Company claims that it has coffee extract, Shea butter and Wheat germ Oil, which are considered as very good for skin as they are rich in antioxidants.
• Granules are coarse enough to remove dead cells.
• Price is really low and comparing the quantity they offer, it’s dirt cheap. I am using it every other day as a face and hand scrub, since more than 2 weeks; and half of the scrub is still left.
• No parabens, no animal testing, and its organic.
• A paraben-free product at this price is really a steal.
• Gives a smoother and cleaner skin.
• Dermatologically, microbiologically and clinically tested.
• Non-comedogenic, it never broke me out.
• It contains vitamin C and E and anti-oxidants.
• Packaging is sturdy, attractive and travel friendly.
Cons of Hip Hop Skin Care Coffee Face Scrub:
• For many, the smell can be a turn-off, it smells very artificial, but it’s a matter of personal preference.
• Nonavailability, it’s not available everywhere, although you can order it online.
• Major con is that after making tall claims of being paraben free, organic, etc., only the key ingredients are mentioned. I would definitely like to know that if they have not used parabens as preservatives, then what else have they used as preservatives.
Overall, I like this product and I will totally recommend it to the scrub lovers and coffee lovers out there.
Will I Buy it Again:
Maybe yes, but not in the near future. There are a lot of other scrubs to try out O:)
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