VLCC Skin Defense Sandal Cleansing Milk & Rose Water Toner Review

VLCC Skin Defense Sandal Cleansing Milk & Rose water Toner Review

VLCC is a name that can be associated with Beauty, Slimming and Fitness. Its a well known brand in in Weight Management, Beauty Treatments, natural products and Spa care.

VLCC group has the VLCC personal Care Ltd. brand under their umbrella. The VLCC Personal Care Line consists of over 100 skin-care, hair-care and body-care products that are herbal / ayurvedic in nature and have been formulated to suit all skin and hair types. The products are made from special blends of botanical extracts, nutrients and aromatic oils, which are unique and highly effective product formulae as stated in their website.

VLCC skin defence

Now the products that I am going to review come under the skin defense range of VLCC’s personal care brand. Before starting with my review, I just want to mention that I had never been following the CTM routine rigorously and so never thought of buying any cleanser/ toner for me. I even used to do my facials at home myself using Gold/Silver facial kits priced around 800 each. As cleanser & scrubs are part of their 5 unit pack so I used to apply them once a month.

But as now I am a mother of a 2 month old(my sweetheart, my son- Saatvik), I never find an hour to do my facials coz whatever time I get when he’s sleeping or playing with his dad, I have to see to the kitchen or other home tasks.
Thus I thought of getting myself a good Cleanser, Toner so that I can look after my dry skin (in minutes) which was getting worse day by day. Having a hard time looking out for Aroma Magic, Amway, Oriflame, Lotus new range, I ended up buying VLCC Cleansing Milk and Rose Water and I am super happy to lay my hands on these lovely skin care products.

VLCC Skin Defense Sandal Cleansing Milk (105/- for 100ml)

Product claim—This refreshing, non-foaming cleansing milk is enriched with the goodness of Sandalwood, Almond & Indian Burberry extracts. It deep cleanses, nourishes and heals the skin.
Ingredients-Sandalwood extract & Almond Oil
Skin- For normal to dry skin
Usage– Take appropriate amount on cotton & massage gently in circular motion over face & neck. Use in evenings esp. for removing make up.

VLCC sandal cleansing milk

What I feel about this Cleanser:- It is one of the best cleansers I have used so far. Its very light on the skin and doesn’t feel greasy or sticky at all. I love the sandalwood smell of it. And its really very effective in removing dryness from the skin. The first time I used it on my face, it stung for 2 minutes or so, not because its harsh but because of the affected dry areas of my cheeks & around my mouth. I could see the redness in those areas(and I thought my skin was perfect πŸ™ ). After that day I applied it morning/evening and within 3 days(exactly after 5 applications), I got back my normal skin, the affected dried areas all gone.Β  πŸ˜€

Pros of VLCC Sandal Cleansing Milk:

  • Best Cleanser- All dryness vanishes within 3-4 applications.
  • Not at all greasy.
  • Its Sandalwood aroma is breathtaking.
  • Suitable for all pockets.
  • Small amount needed for one time applying as it spreads easily either using one’s fingers or cotton ball.
  • Due to its sturdy packaging its easy to carry around during travelling.
  • Consistency is neither too thick nor too thin so gets absorbed quickly into your skin.
  • Its a very good makeup remover too. You can see that in the pic attached below:

I have taken my favourite lipsticks starting from Marks & Spencers,Loreal,Maybelline,Diana of London and Lakme, then comes my eyeliners from Bourjois and Avon,my Loreal Lip liner, Eyeshadows from Karen Walker and a pink powder blush.

VLCC sandal cleansing milk

After just 2 swipes of the cleansing milk, the powder & blush gone and within 5-6 swipes were all the lipsticks and my eyeliners were wiped out. Only my Avon glimmersticks & Mark & Spencer’s lipstick took 10-12 swipes to fade away completely.

VLCC sandal cleansing milk test

The amount of cleansing milk I took and the used cotton ball & below my clean hand again πŸ˜›

VLCC sandal cleansing milk test

Cons of Sandal Cleansing Milk

  • Cannot remove waterproof makeup.
  • Packaging could have been better. I would have preferred pump styled bottle.

Rest its a boon for people with dry skin like me. I have seen ladies swearing for VLCC’s skin care products, their facial and pedicure/manicure kits. Now I am also swearing by this Cleanser. πŸ™‚ :P.

Will I repurchase it: Definitely but my next bottle would come after 6 months as I want to try their Wild turmeric Face wash reviewed by Neha.Thats just because my skin tends to get a little oily during the harsh summer heat of Hyd.

VLCC Skin Defense Rose Water Toner (85/- for 100ml)

VLCC rose water toner

Product Claim–This skin toner acts as a cooling and refreshing agent. It tones, nourishes and balances the skin.
Ingredients- Rose Petals Distillate, Date Extract, Aloe Vera Ext.
Skin type- All skin types.
Usage- Twice a day. Moisten a piece of cotton with this toner and apply over clean face & neck. Can be added to your face packs too.

My say /Pros of VLCC Rose Water Toner:

This clear liquid delivers what it claims. The skin really feels moistened and refreshed after using this toner. It has a calming effect on the skin. I use this after cleansing my face with the Sandal Cleansing milk and the skins feels supple and cool. ☺ I LOVE its aroma, it still lingers on for some time after using it. πŸ˜›

Cons of VLCC Rose Water Toner

  • Again the packaging. I prefer a spray kind of bottle.

Will I Repurchase it: YES.

My Rating for both of them is :-* :-* :-* :-*Β  (-1 only for the packaging).

I am going to buy the VLCC Honey Moisturiser next so that I am using all VLCC products for my CTM routine as these cleanser & toner have not only been effective on my dry skin but also have improved my skin tone and have given a glow to my skin even.
I still won’t call it my HG which have always been the CTM from Amway. As I am not able to get an Amway representative in Hyd so my search ended getting these VLCC products. But I am very much satisfied with their skin care range & in this price & quantity and the results I got, its a brand worth giving a try.

Hope my review help other ladies reading it too. Enjoy your Day πŸ™‚

Have you used VLCC Skin Defense Sandal Cleansing Milk & Rose Water?

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68 thoughts on “VLCC Skin Defense Sandal Cleansing Milk & Rose Water Toner Review

  1. Thats cool….I think now I can check some of the VLCC stuffs….after reading these good reviews!! Otherwise I was very scared of them!! :tremble: :tremble: :tremble: :tremble: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: Very nice review Nids!!! :bravo: :bravo: :bravo: :bravo: :bravo: :thanks: :thanks: :thanks: :thanks: for sharing your experience here!!!

    And Good morning everyone!! :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo:

    1. VLCC stuff is really gud cali… their facial kits n all r a big HIT in the mrkt :victory: :victory: :victory: .. bt me too tried their skincare stuff very first time..& i liked them a lott..prices r also nominal.. :jiggy2: :jiggy2: :jiggy1: :jiggy1: :jiggy1:

      1. he he..yeah…I will check them now..but only after checking the reviews online!! and going for those who have got positive ones!! πŸ˜› πŸ˜› πŸ˜› πŸ˜›

        Morrrrrning Rati! :rose: :rose: :rose: :rose: :rose: :)) :))

  2. Sure gabbar behn.. i’ll giv him kisses frm ur side too :-* :-* :-* .. The cleansing milk is tooo gud for dry skin.. i just use it once in the morning n thts it.. sorted for the whole day :yahoo: :yahoo: .. no need to keep applying creams n lotions the whole day.. :yelo: :yelo: πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€

  3. Nids which lipstick is swatched on the very left hand side of your arm? :))

    I am going to try this cleanser. I am soo bored of switching between fab india and himalaya ones. Thanks for sharing. :thanks:

    1. its my Marks & spencers one.. will tell u the shade too.. i’ll b reviewing them too.. superb cosmetics marks & spencers make.. :-* :-* :bravo: :bravo:
      buy the cleanser.. u wont regret as u n me r the dry skin typoos.. :toothygrin: :toothygrin:

        1. they do :haanji: :haanji: .. i dont no whether they r available in india though… i got their whole set of makeup products frm my relative in US… :)) :))

          1. naiiiiii…. abhi only i went to m&s in sgs , nahiii tha .. only bath and body range was there … 😐 😐 😐 😐 😐 :weep: :weep: :weep: :weep: :weep: :weep:

          1. Hiyyyyaaaa :toothygrin: :toothygrin: I actually never bothered to check if they have 😐 😐 for me m&S means only clothes O:) O:) You nt going out todya. It’s Saturday?

                1. me 3 :wilt: :wilt: .. no outing.. World Cup… πŸ™ πŸ™ πŸ™
                  I’ll also chk the M&S here at Inorbit mall.. nvr bothered to chk myself.. now if hav to do a review then vill chk definitely.. :)) :))

  4. i loved the effectiveness of the cleansing milk,its nice and creamy but i just cant tolerate its smell,it suffocates me … not that its bad but its too strong … :(( :(( and it also stings my eyes really bad :weep: :weep: :weep:

    will try rose water :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo:

    1. hau naina.. u dont like sandalwood smell πŸ™ πŸ™ … me lov it :-* :-* .. even my saatvik bcums very happy when i’ll go to kiss n hug him after applying the cleanser.. πŸ˜› πŸ˜› πŸ˜› πŸ˜› πŸ˜›

  5. wowww sucha good cleanser. and I love VLCC prods. I used to use the acne pack.
    btw which would be a best concealer for acne prone combo type skin? im going to TBS and LUSH soon. Any Recos????

    1. wow.. u another VLCC product lover.. now count me in tooo… :haanji: :haanji: :cute: :cute: :cute:
      sorry cant tell u anything about concealer for ur skin type.. i use Avon.. suits my skin.. :)) :))

  6. Hey Nids….so true in my case too….I don’t find a single minute for myself……..Saatvik is just 2 months old na….let him grow up….see if you can find even a minute when he is 1 year old :woot: :woot: :woot: :woot: :woot: :woot: :woot:

    1. πŸ˜† πŸ˜† πŸ˜† πŸ˜† i kno jomol.. evry1 keep telling me the same…bt i want him to grow up jaldi jaldi :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: .. i’ll just keep waiting for him to get up in the morning n giv me his cute HUGE smile.. lov him.. :heart: :heart: :heart: :-* :-* :-* :-*

    1. yesss jomol… nowhere its mentioned on the pack tht it has alcohol content.. VLCC makes all herbal products.. so u can try… :)) :)) :))

  7. hello nids

    good one,i have tried vlcc wild turmeric face wash,its also a good one,u can go for it.after u wash ur face it gives a very radiant refreshed skin. :victory:

        1. hehehe jinal.. i’m not comparing Clinique with it πŸ˜› πŸ˜› πŸ˜› .. thts even costs 7-8 times more than the VLCC ones.. πŸ™‚

  8. hEy nIds,, Nice Review :waytogo: ,, i like ur M&S Lipstick shAde :-* ,, its sOo nIce :woot: ..,, dO givE revieW on thAt tOo.. :yahoo: :yahoo:

    fOr this ?:) ,, i hAve a QuEry,, is iT a Make-Up RemOver oR a Face Cleaner..?? ?:) ?:)

    give Loads of Love to Saatvik… :kissing: :kissing: :kissing: :kissed: :kissed: :kissed: :rose: :rose: :-* :-* :-*

    1. hi swati.. its a cleanser tht can be used as a makeup remover too,its even mentioned on their pack,so i tried & voila πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€ … bt not waterproof ones.. for tht u hav to use makeup removers only.. :)) :))

  9. hey nidhi…
    I have used q, a lot from vlcc s skin care range, and hav never been disappointed…
    the facials kits u mentioned r my fav too, n also thr pedicure kit….
    nice review :victory2: :victory2: :victory2: :victory2: :victory2: :victory2:

  10. Im absolutely luving dis toner… presently… M using VLCC Berberry Scrub, VLCC Skin Defense Aloe Vera Lotion & VLCC Skin Defense Rose Water Toner… all r fab products… they suit my skin.. got the lotion… buy 1 get 1 free… (Rs. 150 for 2), the scrub for Rs. 215/- (both from Big Bazaar, RCity, Ghatkopar) & Toner, got a discount again… MRP Rs. 85/- got it for 78/- from Beauty Center, Thane.. :waytogo:

    1. wow :woot: :woot: .. buy 1 get 1.. sorry no such offer in H & G here.. :X :X :X
      hows the Aloe vera lotion manali?? is it meant for dry skin ?:) ?:) :waiting: :waiting:

      1. not mentioned for which skin type… mine is normal skin… its nt at all sticky nor oily… my skin absorbs it… πŸ˜› it has SPF 10 only… πŸ™

    1. hey manali…yup from vlcc, thy have thz facial kits, in glow/ anti tan are my personal favourites… the kit has one time use sachets of scrub, pack, cream …n thy r fairly priced around 300-400..

  11. looks like a good buy nids πŸ™‚ do let us know after u try their moisturizer too…..
    this rose water doesn’t sting right? the dabur nd ayur ones did not suit me πŸ™

    1. hi ramya… no this toner does not sting at alll…. it just calms ur skin n smlls soooo nice..
      go ahead n try it.. :waytogo: :waytogo: :waytogo: :victory: :victory: :victory:

      1. rite said Nids…. it doesnt sting at all…. d smell is so grt…. pure rose……. πŸ˜› It juz feels so grt to apply this toner…. :happydance:

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