Product Review- Ryaal Anti-Aging Vitamin C 20% Serum with Hyaluronic Acid and Vit E

Hey Guys!

I have been trying this product for a long time now. I had to stop using it when the weather got really hot. Mangalore city is quite hot and humid and at that time I really don’t like anything on my face except for SPF and face mists or water ! In order to give you a proper idea about this product, I had to restart using it once the climate changed. I’m sure you’ll understand as you read through the review.  So let’s get into the details 🙂

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p style=”text-align:justify;”>About the Brand:
Ryaal is a brand that is into 100% organic pure,non diluted essential oils and skin care and hair care products as well. The brand has an affordable range of essential oils and skin care products and yes! the production facility At Ryaal Essentials is certified with Haccp, Halal, Iso 9001 and Kosher Certification.

Price : Rs.499 for 30 ml

Shelf Life: 2 years

Ingredients:

Deionized Aqua, Aloe Vera, Vitamin C, MSM, Botanical Hyaluronic Acid, Witch Hazel, Jojoba oil, Phenexyethanol, Vitamin E, Gotu Kola Extract, Horsetail Plant Extract, Geranium Extract, and Dandelion Extract.

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p style=”text-align:justify;”>Ryaal Vitamin C Serum Claims:
Powerful Anti-Aging Formulation – Proven to Reduce Appearance of Wrinkles & Fine Lines While Helping Boost Collagen, Fade Sun & Age Spots and Improved Skin Firming, Brightening, and Tone for a Smoother, Fresher, More Revitalized Youthful Complexion.

THE DIFFERENCE in skin treated with Ryaal Naturals Vitamin C Serum is striking. In addition to its powerful anti-aging properties, customers have reported that this proprietary facial serum has helped to shrink pores, clear up acne, prevent breakouts, and minimize the appearance of acne scars – leaving skin proudly radiating a healthier appearance that glows

HIGHEST QUALITY INGREDIENTS – Formulated with only the highest quality natural & organic ingredients, and nothing more + this concentrated vitamin c serum has not only been proven to be effective, but it’s surprisingly gentle too, and the perfect solution for even the most sensitive skin types

THE BEST MOISTURIZER FOR OILY SKIN – Do you have an oily skin and you feel you can’t find a moisturiser that doesn’t make your face oily? Ryaal Vitamin C serum is your solution! It’s the best moisturiser for oily skin type. It keeps your skin moisturised yet clear and oil free!

Packaging:

The serum comes in a blue-bottle with a gold and black coloured dropper which gives the bottle a royal look. the detail about the product are mentioned on the bottle. The bottle reminds me of the Nykaa Essential Oil range which has a similar colour code.

Availability:
All the Ryaal products are easily available online at Amazon, Flipkart and their official website.

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Cleanse and tone face, pat dry. Spread several drops over Face, Neck and Chest and allow to absorb. Follow with Ryaal natural moisturizer. Can be used once or twice a day, morning or evening. I mostly use serums at night before I go to bed 🙂

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The consistency is medium. It feels thick on application but gets absorbed quickly.

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My Take on the Product:
I loved the packaging right from the box in which the bottle of serum was packed to the bottle itself. the colour combination of blue, black and gold gives it a royal look. however the dropper broke while I tried to open it up , which was disappointing, as I had to hunt for a substitute.

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p style=”text-align:justify;”>The details of the product are on the bottle itself which I good, as most of the times I throw the packaging and I have to hunt for details online later on.
Serums have been on my mind lately and it is really hard to find good affordable ones. However, the word serum always makes me feel that the product will be light on the skin, will not make the skin feel oily and the consistency would be thinner compared to other products.

The Vitamin C serum is medium in consistency. I have tried a serum from the brand ” the Ordinary” and it was thicker in consistency. I had stopped using the serum as Mangalore is hot and humid and applying serums and then moisturising would just make me feel hot and want to rinse my face off. However the monsoons have begun and its time for the serums and moisturisers!!!

The serum despite being thick, blends into the skin well and vanishes in a few minutes! Obviously, the effects of any serum wont be seen in a day or a week. Try it out for a month or so and you’ll definitely notice an improvement in your skin. The scars fade off and lighten, the fine lines reduce and you will love your skin.

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For those with dry skin, you will love the product and may want to apply a moisturizer as well.

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– 100 % organic, vegetarian,Handmade and paraben-free
– Attractive Packaging
– Travel friendly
– Good and affordable product in the serums segment to begin with
– Nice Citric Fragrance
– Gives the skin a glow
– No breakouts and suits all skin type
– Fades dark spots and acne scars

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– The dropper broke when I tried to fix it.

Overall, the product range from Ryaal is affordable and good for beginners and those who love organic products. I love the products from the brand and look forward to new launches (maybe in the bath and body segment!). Let me know about your experiences with the product and brand 🙂

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Hope the review helped you!
Love,
Sonali.

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Product Review: Ryaal Mr. Beans – 100% Natural Arabica Coffee Scrub

A coffee Scrub that would be loved by all the coffee lovers!!!!!

Yes! This scrub is loaded with the goodness of organic coffee, coconut and wild bee honey. Once this little tub is opened up, the aroma of coffee is what got me lost in the product for a while. So let me give you all the detail about this amazing product. This is a PR sample and this product is something that I have fallen in love with and will definitely repurchase.

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Ryaal is a brand that is into 100% organic pure, non diluted essential oils and skin care and hair care products as well.

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” CELLULITE ENEMY: We combine best quality of organic coffee grounds with moisturizing, skin-soothing wild bee honey and organic coconut oil for an extra exfoliating kick. By massaging our organic anti cellulite coffee body scrub onto any problem area, it may help in reduction of the appearance of cellulite.

LOADED WITH ANTI-OXIDANTS: Our Coffee Body Scrub is loaded with antioxidants, which help to fight the appearance of premature skin aging like wrinkles, sun spots, and fine lines. When applied under and around the eyes, it can help in minimizing the appearance of puffy eyes as caffeine restricts blood vessels, which reduces swelling and inflammation. It may also help lightens the appearance of dark circles under the eyes.

100% NATURAL EXFOLIATING SCRUB & ACNE TREATMENT SKINCARE: Exfoliate your skin improves circulation & help remove residual dirt, giving you a fresher, younger, more moisturized appearance. Coffee grounds in this scrub acts as a mechanical exfoliate that helps to scrub away dead skin to reveal the new, healthy skin underneath and as a chemical exfoliater removing skin cells with enzymes or acidic properties.

COCOA COCONUT SHEA BUTTER SUGAR FACIAL SCRUBS FORMULA: This high caffeine formula specializes in targeting stretch marks & Spider veins while boosting your skins anti-oxidants. The caffeine in a coffee scrub may also help in reducing the appearance of varicose veins. This dead sea salt body scrub also helps to lighten the scars and tighten the skin.

100% Natural Arabica Coffee Scrub 125 gm with Organic Coffee, Coconut and Wild Bee Honey : Purchase with complete peace of mind, If you are not completely satisfied with the product, we will refund your entire purchase.. “

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Price: Rs. 499/- for 125gm tub

Packaging: I love the Matte finish black tub!!. The tub, the colour and the letterings used reminds me of Lush!!! I just wished they had sent over a spatula with the tub ! The ingredients are mentioned on the tub.

Consistency: The scrub is not one of those Thick scrubs. Its light and in liquid form. It has The coffee granules in it which make your skin squeaky clean and leaves behind a glow.

Fragrance: Strong Coffee aroma

My Take on the Product:

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I have sensitive skin , but not much of acne. The product didn’t break me out and the fragrance is simply amazing. I am a coffee lover and hence the fragrance appeals to me. If you are not very fond of coffee, you might give this a miss , just cos of the fragrance. But I would still suggest that you try this out!

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I have used this product for months now, and I haven’t used it just on my face , but as a body scrub at times too. And I like the immediate effect! the skin gets a glow and gets squeaky clean. I don’t rub the product harshly onto my skin. A light rub is enough.

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As a face mask, you need to apply it onto your face and allow it to dry up. As you rinse it off with water, gently rub the product in circular motion and then rinse it off completely.

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Coffee is supposed to help in lightening pigmentation, scars and brightening the skin. The scrub serves the purpose. I use it once a week and a lot of dark spots have lightened.
It makes the skin more bright and radiant.

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– Highly effective in lightening the dark spots and pigmentation.
– it is 100% handmade and vegetarian.
-doesn’t dry the skin like most of the other scrubs.( the other scrub which I recommend is the almond shea and rose from Juicy Chemistry).
– Doesn’t irritate the skin (especially the coffee granules)
– effective as a Deep Cleanser and gets rid of Blackheads.
-Love the coffee fragrance

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-Overpowering Coffee fragrance which can be an issue for those who dislike coffee or have a sensitive nose.
-Comes in a tub- please pack in a spatula team !!! Its a little unhygienic if it has to be used by all.
-The products are available online and not in stores in the market.

So, this product is my Favourite and I recommend this one to all the coffee lovers and also the non-coffee lovers!!!! Please go and try this out!!! A must have scrub in your kin care regime. Though this was a PR sample, this product is gonna be on my repurchase list!

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So go try out their products and let me know what you feel about them!

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Sonali.

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Product Review: Sorich Organics Gond Katira Superfood

I had never heard of this term itself. This product was introduced to me via Sorich Organics and  the benefits of this product blew my mind away. Obviously excess of any product can just cause trouble, and that is applicable to this product as well. The sap is known for its cooling and heating properties and yes, its healing properties as well.

This is a viscous water soluble mixture. It also well known for containing with high amount of protein in it. It doesn’t have its own odor and taste.

I’m sure you all would be interested to know what the plant is, its benefits ,uses and healing properties. So, lets get right into the facts 🙂

About the Plant:

Tragacanth is an amazing herb obtained from the sap of legume plant that contains wonderful benefits. This herb comes from a shrub which is easily found in mid-east, Iran, Iraq and in some western parts of Asia as well. It is connected to the Astragalus species and the botanical name of the best quality gum is Astragalus Gummifer. The gum naturally emanates from the roots and incisions produced in the stem. From here it is being collected and then dried and that results in crystals/flakes. So Tragacanth Gum herb in India is popularly known by the Hindi name “Gond Katira”.

About the Brand: Click here to head to my previous post on the Brand and its Offerings.

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Price: Rs.150

Quantity: 100 gm (available in 200gm, 400gm and 900gm)

Shelf Life: 18 Months

Quality: The gum crystals in the package are of good quality and the packaging definitely did its job well.

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Packaging: The product comes in airtight, resealable, recyclable paper bags. The package has the brand name and the superfood name on the front of the pack. On the other side of the package it provides information about the product, ingredients, information on how to use the product, Allergy information, Nutritional information, Certification marks, net weight, manufactured date and MRP. It also has the symbol indicating the products are vegetarian.

Benefits of Gond Katira:

  • It is both cooling and heat producing. It can be used to cool the body in summers and heat it in winter.
  • Gond katira keeps the body cool and prevents you from having heat strokes and nose bleeding in summers.
  • It improves blood circulation and purifies blood.
  • It reduces acne from the skin
  • It tightens loose skin
  • It is tremendously used for emulsifying and stabilizing purposes.
  • It inhibits the growth of cancer cells in the body
  • It regulates the sugar level in diabetic patients
  • It is an excellent remedy for treating cough and diarrhea.
  • For treating burns, the paste of the gond katira can be directly applied to the affected area. Hence this way it would show the best possible results.
  • The herb can be used in various drinks, salad coverings, processed cheese and puddings as well. So that would offer taste and due to its cooling properties as well.
  • As per the various studies, the herb stimulates the immune system. It also strength the body enough to fight with tumors.
  • This works as the body reliever and on the same time, this is stabilizer, emulsifier and texture additive. Due to its properties, it also used in sauces, salads, confections and ice cream because that offers to make it thick.

Industrial Uses of Gond Katira:

Gond katira is not only used in food, and for healing purposes, but is widely used in textile industries, cosmetic industry, etc.

  • It is a thickening agent and soused in making dyes for printing in various fields like calico printing, dressing fabrics, for preparing glues, for making gloss in ink and for water colors and textiles.
  • This is a perfect binder as well and so used in making pastels of an artist. For gripping the powdered herbs in collaboration, this also used in incense making as a binder. This is the reason that makes it perfectly used for paper manufacturing.
  • It is also used in cosmetic industry and in culture medium in laboratories as well.
  • The herb Gond Katira used for preparing paste in floral sugar-craft. So that life like flowers can be made on wires and further they are used to decorate the cakes.
  • It offers fineness and delicacies in finishing your work. And for the purpose the paste can be made that dried in the air or apprehend colourings.

How To Use Gond Katira:

I’m sure you all must be eager to know and understand how to use this product. So keep your reading glasses on and read further 🙂

  • Soak 5gm of gond katira in water overnight. In the morning, pour water, and put the gond katira in a glass of milk. Add sugar and ice and consume it.
  • Drink plenty of water when u consume gond katira.
  • In India, It is majorly used for sweets (ice creams) and can be consumed directly and mixed in vegetable curries and drinks after soaking.

For recipes using Gond Katira,  check out the below links:

Side Effects:

As I mentioned, any product is beneficial to health if taken in the right proportion. Excess intake of the product may worsen things instead of healing.

  • Excessive Intake can cause Constipation, Diarrhoea, Abdominal Pain, Gas, High Fever, Skin Rash.
  • It may produce allergic symptoms like Asthma or Contact Dermatitis.
  • Blocked Intestines: Drink plenty of water with Gond Katira. The gum may block intestines if you do not drink plenty of water.
  • Breathing Problem: Avoid Gond Katira if you are allergic to Quillaia Bark. It may cauase breathing problems.

So guys, I hope this was an interesting and informative read and helps you whilst you make your purchases.

You can view and purchase products from Sorich Organics via Amazon.in

If you have any more information on the product, please feel free to share the information 🙂

Love,

Sonali

References used from :

 

Product Review: Sorich Organics Sunflower Seeds

I have already spoken about the brand “Sorich Organics” (click the link to read the post) in my previous blog which will give you an introduction to the brand and its offerings. They sent over few of their organic superfoods  for me to give them out a try. So lets see, how they fare! Today the superfood put to the test is “Sorich Organics Sunflower Seeds”.

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About the Plant:

Sunflower is a tall, erect, herbaceous annual plant belonging to the family of Asteraceae, in the genus, Helianthus. Its botanical name is Helianthus annuus.

In the farm fields, sunflower heads can be ready for harvesting once they turn brown and dry. In general, the seeds intended to use in confectionery are somewhat larger, sweet, and have striped hulls.

Types of Seeds: Oil-type sunflower seeds are characterized by small size, have more oil content, and feature black hulls. However, both types of seeds can be used for either purpose.

In the stores, one may choose whole-seeds, hulled, roasted, salted, etc., for use. Avoid thin, shriveled seeds or old stocks, as they tend to be out of flavor.

Storage: At home, store whole seeds at room temperature in a bin or jar. However, sunflower kernels should be placed inside an airtight container and stored in the refrigerator.

About Sorich Organic Sunflower Seeds:

 

Price: Rs.90

Quantity: 100gm (Available in 200gm, 400gm and 900gm)

Shelf Life: 18 months

Packaging:

The sunflower seeds come in airtight, resealable, recyclable paper bags. The package has the brand name and the superfood name on the front of the pack. On the other side of the package it provides information about the product, ingredients, information on how to use the product, Allergy information, Nutritional information, Certification marks, net weight, manufactured date and MRP. It also has the symbol indicating the products are vegetarian.

Quality:

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The seeds were crunchy and are a good snack option! The airtight package has definitely taken care of the product , thereby ensuring that the consumer gets value for money.

Benefits of Sunflower Seeds:

  • Sunflower seeds are often considered a healthy companion of your snacks as they prevent thyroid.
  • They also prove to be a powerful anti oxidant and a potent source of magnesium.
  • Sunflower seeds are powerhouse of antioxidants.
  • For heart health, sunflower seeds are excellent
  • Sunflower seeds majorly balance cholesterol.
  • Sunflowers are an exceptional source of vitamin E, which plays a very important role in the prevention of cardiovascular disease. You can get over ninety percent of the daily value for vitamin E in only a quarter of a cup of sunflower seeds.
  • Sunflower seeds are particularly rich in magnesium, which, along with calcium is necessary for strong bones.
  • Sunflower seeds also contain tryptophan, an amino acid that helps produce serotonin, an important neurotransmitter.
  • Serotonin relieves tension, calms the brain and promotes relaxation.
  • The flour made from sunflower seeds is one of the richest source of Iron, hence beneficial in the treatment of anaemia.
  • vitamin E applied topically has been shown to prevent UV damage. A diet containing vitamin E-rich foods promotes this same protective effect.

How to consume Sunflower Seeds:

  • Sunflower seeds are known for being topping and sprinkler on food . They are more often consumed with breakfast and sprinkled on fruit smoothies.
  • Add sunflower seeds to your yoghurt, soup or salad.
  • Garnish mixed green salads with sunflower seeds.
  • Adding sunflower seeds to scrambled eggs will give them a unique taste and texture.
  • Use fine ground sunflower seeds to dust your meats with in place of flour.
  • Sprinkle sunflower seeds onto hot and cold cereals and desserts too.

For recipes using sunflower seeds visit www.tarladalal.com

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I have already got a bottle filled with roasted sunflower seeds and i love snacking on them. Yes, this definitely takes care of the unwanted snacks and ensures you stay healthy and lose weight too, by keeping a tab on your snacks!

Go grab your pack from www.amazon.in

Hope this review helped!!!

Love,

Sonali

References used:

  1. www.healthdiaries.com
  2. www.nutrition-and-you.com

Yogabars: Eat Better, Feel Better, Be Better

I guess we all have the habit of binging on snacks during the day (snacks, by the way, is a reference to chips, biscuits and all food items termed oily and unhealthy yet delicious!). There are a lot of protein bars/snack bars/cereal bars in the market, the aim of these products being to help us eat healthy and give up on binge eating. However its not as easy as it sounds right? I never reach out to these products in the supermarket. Their packaging never makes me fall in love with them and crave to try them out. The very thought of digging my teeth into a cereal bar makes me go and reach out for a bar of chocolate and i end up purchasing all the food that i am not supposed to snack on. I came across a new product which made me want to give it a try: Yogabars was kind enough to send me few of their delicious yet healthy snack bars and I was blown away by the quality, quantity, pricing and packaging of the product. They have two variants: Snack bars and Protein Bars ; so you could make the right choice !

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What The Company Claims:

Yogabars contain whole grains, cereals, nuts,dried fruits and seeds blended with the sweetness of honey, natural spices and extracts to give you delicious flavours. The Nutrition profile of Yogabars are designed to be the perfect snack. The bars are between 150-170 calories, are a good source of fibre,  contain 3/4 gms of protein per serving with a good percentage of healthy fats (Omega 3,Omega 6) and anti-oxidants.

“All our food is free of hydrogenated oils and high fructose corn syrup. They don’t use any artificial colours, flavours or preservatives and they aim to create products that have good nutritive value”.

Shelf Life: The shelf life on the bars currently is 3 months.

Who can snack on these bars? : 

Snack bars and super food bare are made with 100% natural ingredients, with no artificial sweetners or other ingredients. They are the perfect nutritious treat for kids! You can divide one Yogabar into 2-3 bars for a readymade delicious snack for the children. The Yogabar is not as sweet as “candy bars,” so children can enjoy themselves without becoming “sugared out.”

Because Gym Bars (High protein) are formulated with adult protein needs in mind, children should not eat a whole bar until their nutritional needs more closely match those of an adult (around ages 9-13). Children ages 4-9 could have half on occasion and as with all food choices, parents should use their best judgment.

You should consult your dietician / doctor if you are diabetic and want to include Yogabars as part of your diet.

Flavours:

I: Snack Bar Variants:

  1. Vanilla Almond
  2. Peanut Butter
  3. Nut & Seeds
  4. Coffee Zing
  5. Chocolate Chunk
  6. Cashew Orange
  7. Cardamom & Coconut

II: Whey Protein Bars:

  1. Chocolate Cranberry
  2. Chocolate Brownie
  3. Almond Fudge

Purchase them here:

They can be purchased online at Yogabars.in; amazon.in; healthkart & bigbasket. They are also available in stores at Delhi, Bangalore, Mumbai and Pune.

Packaging:  

The packaging of these bars are attractive and you would definitely want to eat these bars!  Unlike the colorless and lack-lustre packaging that healthy bars always have, these yoga bars are quite pleasing to the eye !!! Bright colours have been used on the packaging and it also is quite informative.

Price:

Snack Bars:

The snack bars are available online in boxes of  ten each (Rs.330 for a pack of ten bars of a particular flavor). You could also choose from their subscription plans which make the bars more reasonable (12/6/3 pack subscription where you get an assortment of snack yoga bars). The single pieces are available on bigbasket priced at Rs.35.

Whey Protein Bars:

The protein bars are available online in boxes of  ten each (Rs.650 for a pack of six bars of a particular flavor). You could also choose from their subscription plans which make the bars more reasonable (12/6/3 pack subscription where you get an assortment). The single pieces are available on bigbasket priced at Rs.125.

Nutrition Break down  of SnackBars:

Calories 155-175 Kcal Wholesome nutritious snack

 

Protein 4-5 g Protein powder, Amaranth, Almonds

 

Carbs 20-25 g  

 

Sugar < 8 g Dates and Honey

 

Dietary fibre 3-4 g Whole grains and millets

 

Fat 5-8 g Virgin coconut oil, Rice bran and Almonds

 

Unsaturated : Saturated Fat ratio 4:1 Source of unsaturated fats and Vitamin E

 

Cholesterol and Trans-Fat 0.0 No

 

 

Nutrition Break down  of Protein Bars:

Calories 255-260 Kcal Wholesome Meal Replacer

 

Protein 20 g Whey protein concentrate, Lentil protein concentrate and Almonds

 

Carbs 18-19 g  
Sugar <6 g Dates and Honey

 

Prebiotic fibre 9-10 g Prebiotic Fructo-oligosaccharides

 

Fat 14-15 g Almonds and Rice bran oil

 

Omega – 3 fatty acids 300-350 g Flax seeds

 

Unsaturated : Saturated Fat ratio 4:1 Source of unsaturated fats and Vitamin E

 

Cholesterol and Trans-Fat 0.0  

Pros:

  1. Yogabars contain no artificial colors, flavors, preservatives, high fructose corn syrup, or hydrogenated oil, no chemicals.
  2. The Yogabars are healthy and tasty!!! you wouldn’t mind snacking on these rather than dreading having to eat a protein bar.
  3. Yogabars are 100% vegetarian and 100% natural.
  4. The Yogabars contain whole grains, cereals, nuts, dried fruits and seeds blended with honey, natural spices and extracts which make the bars delicious.
  5. The protein bars have 20 g protein, have no soy protein,no sugar alcohols and are gluten free.
  6. The bars have a good nutritive value and aim for guilt-free snacking
  7. Attractive Packaging
  8. Reasonably priced compared to other bars in the market.

Cons:

  1. The only drawback is they are not available in smaller cities, and one has to try products based on word of mouth based on which the purchase can be made online on their official site. It would be great to first try single bars from a supermarket which would make the purchase easier.

Overall, these snack bars are good to carry around in your handbag /gymbag to satiate those hunger pangs and avoid binging on chips !!! It is a must try snack bar if you are health conscious or aim to be or if you just love trying out such stuff too!! The protein bars are good if you are into fitness /sport, etc., which would definitely help ! And yes, the packaging is cool too!!! My personal favourite snack bars are Cardamom and coconut, Vanilla and almond, Chocolate Chunk and Nut & Seed. I haven’t tried the protein bars yet. I am tempted to try them out though!! I only wish the single packs were available in the supermarket!!!

More information about the company and its offerings can be obtained from their website Yogabars (Click the link to head to the page).

Hope this review helps!!!

Love

Sonali

Review: Fuschia by Vkare Peppermint Pedicare Nourishing Foot Cream

I have heard a lot about Fuschia products but never tried them out. And I happened to get a product of theirs in the subscription box by GoandSay. And yes , I got a foot cream- the Fuschia Peppermint Pedicare Nourishing Foot Cream, which is an essential, given the weather in Bangalore throughout the year :/ .I was quite happy to see a foot cream in my box and that too from Fuschia.

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About Fuschia:

It is a skin care brand launched from the house of Vkare BioSciences in 2013. The motto of Vkare Biosciences is “We Care” and I must say they definitely have taken that seriously when it comes to their customer’s needs and requirements.

Natural ingredients form the base of their products which work gently on the skin.The whole range of Fuschia products is free from harsh chemicals like parabens, synthetic fragrances (essential oils are used in fuschia products ), SLS(Sodium Lauryl Sulfate) & other chemicals.

Fuschia has grown as a natural, handmade skincare products brand and is almost the dominating brand in the category of natural products. Their products are free from SLS and paraben.

About the product:

Price: It retails at Rs.450 for 100gm of product. The company offers discounts on products during certain periods and at present it retails at Rs.400 (Go Grab Your Bottle )

Shelf Life: 24 months

Packaging: This foot cream comes in a transparent plastic container with an aluminium cover top. The price and details about the brand are at the base of the product. The sticker on top of the cover gives the name and the ingredients of the product.

Ingredients: Olive Oil, Sunflower Oil, Bee Wax, Aloe Vera, Shea Butter, Mint oil, Alum, Camphor,Ginger Oil, Vitamin E

Fragrance: Herbal Minty-Rose Fragrance

Consistency: Thick enough for a foot cream

Colour: The cream is Baby pink in colour

What The Product Claims:

Rich in nourishing Shea Butter, this foot cream with natural soothing ingredients moisturizes and helps relieve the feeling of tired feet. It is an effective formula that softens and renews foot skin to prevent cracks and splits. Feet are left feeling noticeably softer and smoother.

Directions For Use:

Apply generously to clean feet morning and night, paying special attention to soles and heels.

My take on the product:

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I love the fragrance , the colour, the packaging and yes the product itself is amazing. I have used this product in the mornings at times and at night before i go to bed. After i apply the product, i gently massage it into my skin, and the oils and fragrance just make it all the more relaxing.

The cream is nourishing and moisturising and gives my feet a healthy look in few minutes. It isn’t greasy as well which is an added advantage.

To heal cracks, yes, it can’t happen overnight as you all would be knowing it by now, but continous use of the product helps heal them.

Yes, you need to follow a routine and stick to it for any product to have its healing effect on the cracked area of your feet. So, i suggest one should use the product everyday, at least before heading to bed and whenever you feel your feet are getting dry.

I live in Bangalore, and the climate is dry and cold most of the times. This makes it mandatory to follow a strict skin care routine.

Pros:

  • The minty rose fragrance is relaxing
  • The colour of the cream is something i absolutely loved for some reasonJ
  • It is a travel friendly pack.
  • The ingredients used are natural and yes, it has alum which is known for its anti bacterial properties which can kill fungus causing Athlete’s Foot. Also Aloe Vera and camphor help in healing cracks
  • It is Affordable, despite being a natural skin care brand
  • It is SLS , Paraben and chemical free
  • It is 100% vegetarian
  • The product is cruelty free and hasn’t been tested on animals
  • It is thick and moisturising
  • It is non-greasy

Cons:

  • You need to have a spatula to remove product in order to avoid any unhygienic situations.

My Rating: 4.8/5 ( Fuschia, You are simply awesome!)

You could purchase the products directly from their website or via the other online shopping portals . I shall attach few links below for you to browse through.

Stalk them on:

Twitter: Vkare4u

Intagram: FuschiaVkare

Facebook:  VkareBioSciencesPvtLtd

Links to few websites where Fuschia products are sold (Information as of 02 March 2017) :

VkareBiosciences: http://www.vkarebiosciences.com/index.phproute=product/category&path=102

Myntra: http://www.myntra.com/fuschia

Organicshop: http://organicshop.in/brands/organic-cosmetics-brands/fuschia

Snapdeal: https://www.snapdeal.com/brand/fuschia?sort=plrty

Indiebazaar: http://www.indiebazaar.com/shop/Fuschia

Amazon: http://www.amazon.in/s/ref=nb_sb_noss?url=search-alias%3Dbeauty&field-keywords=fuschia+vkare

Hope the review was helpful!!!!

Many more reviews coming soon!!!

Till then take care!

Love

Sonali