Product Purchased by IMBB
Skin Type: Dry and occasionally acne-prone
Skin Colour: Fair with neutral undertones
I love trying different face packs during summer for dealing with various skin concerns. VLCC Specfix Professional has lately come up with a new range of face packs formulated for different skin concerns. I have tried all of them and formed an opinion on how well they work. Today’s review is on VLCC Specifix Professional Skin Brightening De-Tan Pack. Read on to know my views on it.
Specifix Skin Brightening De-Tan Pack is a one of a kind face pack that combines the benefits of nature and science. Enriched with Lemon peel extract, Cucumber, Peppermint oil and Eucalyptus oil, it gives beautiful radiant glow removing all signs of tan, dullness and sun burn caused by the UV Rays. It has skin lightening, firming, toning and anti ageing properties. The inherent enzymatic properties of Hydrolyzed Soy protein and Niacinamide aid in brightening the skin and retain the skin’s moisture to prevent extra dryness and also nourishes the skin.
·Enriched with the goodness of natural ingredients
·Removes tan and sun burn caused by the UV Rays
·Adds life to dull skin oil and prevents dryness
·Suitable for all skin types and Free of parabens
INR 399 for 200 gm
Lemon and Orange Peel Extract, Cucumber, Kojic Acid, Peppermint Oil.
My Experience with VLCC Specifix Professional Skin Brightening De-Tan Pack:
VLCC Specifix Professional Skin Brightening De-Tan Pack comes packed in a pure white coloured tube which houses all the details about the product including product description and ingredient list in English. The tube has a broad yellow band on the top of it which gives it a different look packaging-wise. It comes with a white-coloured cap which closes tightly with a light click. The closure cap is leakage-proof.
It is actually quite convenient and hygienic to use since it comes in tube-like form rather than in a tub-like form. You just have to carefully squeeze out product from the tube to avoid any unwanted wastage. It comes in a 200 gm tube and retails for Rs 399 which is great at this price point. The packaging looks quite bulky in size even for the 200 gm size, so it might be a bit troublesome for travel-purposes. Overall, I love the colour-themed packaging and its sturdiness. It is simple but it is pretty.
The variant ‘De-tan’ pack that I have got has a cream-based texture. It is pure white in colour and the consistency is thick. Since the consistency is more on the thicker side, it is very easy to control the product flow and it will prevent unwanted spillage. It is enriched with enzymatic properties of Hydrolyzed Soy protein and Niacin amide which help in brightening the skin and helps in healing dryness.
The texture is very smooth and creamy and it spreads on the face very easily. The formulation is cream based and hence it does not leave the skin feeling tight. The formula is lightweight and does not cause any discomfort. It has no significant fragrance, but if you take a close sniff, then you will get a typical minty kind of smell.
I need about 2-3 coin-sized pumps to cover my entire face. I apply it using a pack brush to get the job done more uniformly. Sometimes, I also apply it on my neck.
Now coming to the efficacy of this mask, firstly, it suited my skin well. It did not sting or irritate my skin. I use this pack after coming from college because my skin looks tired and sun burnt. This pack works well and tugs out all the dirt and impurities from the pores to reveal clearer complexion. It leaves my skin squeaky clean. It removes dullness and redness caused by heat allergy easily. I believe that these claims made by this pack are true. It also performs decently in soothing my skin and brings back the much needed freshness. It helps in shrinking the pores size and improving the texture of the skin.
I also felt that my pore areas look cleaner and smoother. My face felt soft and supple. It provides a decent amount of nourishment to the skin, but it is not very hydrating. It tones my skin well. It removes excess sebum from the face and keeps it shine free for about 4-5 hours. Kolkata has a very humid temperature and I keep sweating throughout the day. This pack is definitely not very successful in controlling oil, so it is not very good oily skin if you are focusing on oil control. I haven’t noticed any effect of firming and anti-ageing after using it. So, this claim is not true.
Let’s talk about its performance as a tan removal agent. Does it perform that well?? Well, I did spot that my face looked brighter and healthier instantly. It revived the glow and took away all the lifelessness. But, it doesn’t remove sun tan immediately. Since I am using this mask for over a month, I have noticed a visible change in my complexion. It doesn’t cause skin brightening as per the product description. But it helps in reviving your original skin tone provided you use it on a regular basis. The results are not marvellous keeping in mind that it is a professional product. It performs decently and can be used at home without rushing off to the salon. The effect stays for about a day and you would have to reuse it again after sun exposure. It leaves a cooling effect on the skin which feels amazing post washing.
I don’t have time to go for tan removal treatments, so I basically rely on good skin products. This mask is a good deal at this price point. This product is also enriched with all natural ingredients, so it good for your skin. It is also devoid from any use of parabens.
Overall, it takes time to show results on tough tan but if you are patient enough and keep using it religiously, this will not disappoint you. It is not my first choice as a tan removal pack, but I feel it is worth trying during summer. It gives a lovely glow from the first use itself. A good sunscreen with a good tan removal pack is a must-have during this time of the year, so you can surely go ahead and check this out.
Pros of VLCC Specifix Professional Skin Brightening De-Tan Pack:
- Hygienic tube like packaging.
- Sturdy and leak-proof.
- Great for summer use.
- Cleans the skin deeply.
- Removes dirt and impurities.
- Tones the skin.
- Good for all skin types.
- Does not dry out the skin.
- Thick consistency which spreads easily.
- Makes skin soft and smooth.
- Calms irritated skin.
- Helps in solving redness problems.
- Makes skin squeaky clean.
- Keeps the skin oil-free for a good amount of time.
- Relieves the dull and tireless texture.
- Easy to rinse off.
- Adds freshness to skin.
- Does not contain parabens.
- Did not break me out.
- No fragrance.
- Gentle formula.
- Contains natural ingredients.
- Good for tan removal.
- Makes skin brighter.
Cons of VLCC Specifix Professional Skin Brightening De-Tan Pack:
- Bulky, so not travel-friendly.
- Takes time to show results on tough tan.
- Not excellent as a professional product.
- Does not have anti-ageing and firming properties.
IMBB Rating: 4/5
Would I Recommend/Repurchase VLCC Specifix Professional Skin Brightening De-Tan Pack?
Yes to both.
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