The Body Shop Satsuma Body Polish Review.

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I’ve wanted to try a body polish from The Body Shop since a very long time but somehow never got around to buying it. I’d heard so much good stuff about this body polish and now that I’ve finally tried it I’ll share my experience with you guys 😀

I got this body polish in my Black Friday TBS Tote bag that I showed you here. The bag had some amazing goodies and this is one of them 😀

Okay, one confession, you all know I’m such a big TBS fan BUT I had never smelled their ‘Satsuma’ flavor before! 😮

No, I’m not joking! I had seen and read about the Satsuma stuff, but though I am fond of oranges, I always thought it’s just a simple orange smell, there won’t be anything special about it. I preferred to choose the strawberries, chocolates over orange 😀

So, when I got this body polish in Satsuma, my first thought was, it would have been better if I had got it in Strawberry 😛

But then the story changed completely when I opened the lid and the smell hit me.

Oh My God!! This stuff smells completely utterly delicious!

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All the new stuff I got this July ~ Gifts, purchases etc.

Hey everyone!

Please please brace yourself while seeing this post!

I seriously got a mini-heartattack while taking out everything I got this July for clicking pictures!

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I know the above picture is really scary! But this was my birthday month, I had full freedom 😛

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REVIEW, NOTD: L’Oreal Paris Color Riche Nail Polish – Lush Tangerine.

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According to L’Oreal Paris,

Your dream color is now at your fingertips with Colour Riche® Nail Color, a unique formula that delivers intense color, luxurious shine and 10-day wear*. Available in a delicious spectrum of must-have shades, the collection is divided into 4 unique color stories curated by L’Oréal’s exclusive Color Designer Orrea Light. There’s a perfect hue to match your personality, style and mood. Rich, trendy colors exclusively curated by our international Color Designer. Patented brush for ultimate control and precise application Find your shade(s) in one of 4 color collections. *When used with Colour Riche® One Stop Base base coat and Top of the Line top coat.

Price: INR225 for 5ml.

Available at all L’Oreal counters and most online stores.

My experience:

I’ve been in a full orange and coral mood since a month. I’m buying coral things left right and centre. 😛

This pretty nail paint is a new addition to my orange collection.

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REVIEW, NOTD: Rimmel London I Love Lasting Finish Nail Paint – Hot & Spicy

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Rimmel London I Love Lasting Finish Nail Paint.

According to Rimmel London,

Fun! Fresh! Funky! All the on trend colours you need! The BEST shades, the FUNKIEST shades! And they’re long lasting! Make your nails rock in the brightest, boldest shades. It’s hard wearing, daring fashion at its best. Great funky pack! Super Value! Amazing impact!

Price: INR125 for 8ml.

Available at Slassy.com

My experience:

I bought this nail paint from Slassy last week. I wanted the Disco Ball one but it was out of stock. And Slassy has an offer of getting Rs. 250 discount on orders above 1500 and I wanted to avail that so I added this nail paint to the cart. And I don’t regret it a bit.

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REVIEW: Maybelline Baby Lips Lip Balm – Coral Flush, Rose Addict

According to Maybelline’s website,

No more basic lip balm

  • Visibly renewed lips and 8-hr hydration
  • The secret: Exclusive lip renew formula with SPF 20

 

  • Protects and moisturizes lips for a full 8 hours

 

  • After 4 weeks, lips are visibly renewed and reborn

 

  • 7 varieties

 

 

Expert Tip

Apply your lip balm by starting in the center of your upper lip. Work from the center to the outer edges of your lip, following the contours of your mouth. Then glide across the entire bottom lip.

NOTW: Sunset in a bottle.

I’ve been looking for a perfect orange nail polish since quite some time. I am eyeing Faces Persimmon or Bourjois Tangerine Fatal, both are gorgeous colours and I know I’ll end up buying both, I had bought three similar mint nail paints in the mint craze.
Meanwhile, I found this old Elle 18 no.50 nail paint in my makeup stash. It was quite dried out. After diluting it with some makeup remover and leaving it for some time, it was a bit ready to use or so I thought.
It had kind of differentiated itself into layers of shades of orange and looked just like a sunset and hence the title. Sadly, I could not quite capture how pretty it was looking in the bottle as I mixed it for using it. I thought it will again settle down to the sunset after being still for some time but it didn’t L

Review : Fabindia Bitter orange facial spray

Fabindia bitter orange facial spray.

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I bought this facial spray some time back in August.

It’s basically a face mist and well, I’m in love with it so much so that I keep spraying it on my face all the time.

According to Fabindia’s website,

Made with bitter orange essential oil, this facial spray has a cooling effect that instantly rejuvenates and refreshes you.

Ingredients:

Purified Water, Polysorbate 20, Glycerine, Phenoxyethanol, Allantoin, Bitter Orange Essential Oil.

Price: INR 150 for 50ml.

It has a shelf life of 1.5 yrs but I’m sure you will finish it much much before that.

Available at all Fabindia stores and online at most of the e-shopping stores.

My experience:

It comes in a very cute spray bottle and I’ll admit initially I bought it only for the bottle 😛

It’s a light orange coloured liquid and the spray dispenses just the right amount in 1 spray.

I use this product in 2 ways –

1) Spraying some on a cotton ball and dabbing it on the face and neck.
2) Holding the bottle about 10-15cm from my face and spraying it. Aah the feeling! J

This spray instantly refreshes me, true to its claims. It has a cooling effect. I use it at about any time of the day and besides making me feel fresh, it also gives the skin a kindof dewy feel and look.

It also has a delicious fragrance. I can smell fresh oranges in this. I keep spraying it on my face just for the smell. Hehe. And I feel that its fragrance is not at all synthetic like some other products.

So, if you like oranges then this is a must buy for you.

One of its major con is that it should not be used when you’re out in the sun.

I read this here.- Phototoxic, do NOT apply before exposure to sun or tanning beds. Avoid in the first trimester of pregnancy.

Because of this, I use this only when I’m at home.

Also, this spray tastes bitter, but well they’ve told us that in the name itself. So try not to let it get into your mouth even by mistake. It went into my mouth once and well eeewww, I just spat it our instantly.

But overall this is a wondeful product, for me it even does the job of cheering me up because of its lovely fragrance.

I feel like a happy child with a new toy when I spray it on my face and the heavenly fragrance surrounds me. J

I looked up bitter orange essential oil on google and found these links-

http://www.mountainroseherbs.com/learn/eo/orangebitter.html

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bitter_orange

http://www.aromaweb.com/essential-oils/bitter-orange-oil.asp

http://www.57aromas.com/details/Orange-bitter

Hope they’re useful .

Why you’ll like it-

1) It has an instant cooling effect.
2) It smells of fresh oranges.
3) It is very refreshing to use after a tiring day.
4) Very convenient packaging. Can be carried around easily in a handbag.
5) The spray bottle is of great quality and can be reused later.

Why you’ll dislike it-

1) It’s a little pricey.
2) It cannot be used when out in the sun.
3) It has a bitter taste.

To buy or not to buy?

Definitely buy!! I would totally recommend it to everyone. You’ll love it J

My rating:
9/10

DISCLAIMER:

1)ALL PRODUCTS HAVE BEEN BOUGHT AND PAID FOR BY ME, AND I’M NOT BEING PAID TO WRITE THIS REVIEW, UNLESS STATED OTHERWISE.
2)ALL IMAGES ARE MINE UNLESS STATED OTHERWISE AND PLEASE DO NOT COPY THEM WITHOUT PERMISSION.