Hey beautiful people! ❤❤❤
What’s up with you all? 😀
‘Oily skin is a nuisance for sure, but dry skin is no better either!’
And every one with a dry skin or a skin that tends to become stretchy and dry during winters, would agree to this! 🙁
Dry skin, if left unattended, ages and deteriorates much faster than any other skin type… It itches, feels stretchy, flakes, cracks and in some severe cases might even bleed! 🙁
As for me, I have a weird combination skin type which gets extremely oily during summers and quite dry during winters! 😛 It gets so dry at times, that none of my light creams are able to provide my skin with any hydration! 🙁
So, this winter, as my skin seemed to lose all its charm and began to flake, I decided to get my hands on this Sheamoist moisturizer from Lotus, when I saw a lot of people raving about it online! 😀
And today, after two months of regular use, I am going to review the same! ❤
LOTUS HERBALS SHEAMOIST
DESCRIPTION: Shea butter and real strawberry 24 hours hydration for dry to normal skin!
This innovative 24-hr moisturizer containing shea butter and strawberry extract moisturises the skin for extended periods. The time release formula ensures there are bursts of moisture at regular intervals.
INGREDIENTS: Water, light liquid paraffin, glycerin, stearic acid, glyceryl hydroxy stearate, glyceryl monostearate, hydrogenated polyisobutylene, triethanolamine, hydroxy ethyl urea, aloe barbadensis (aloe vera) extract, butyrospermum parkii (shea butter), fragaria vesca (strawberry) extract, cyclomethicone and dimethicone crosspolymer, isopropyl myristate, cetyl alcohol, polysorbate 80, 2- phenoxyethanol, methyl paraben, propyl paraben, amaranth Cl no. 15985, fragrance.
DIRECTIONS: Apply daily morning and, if needed for extreme hydration, then in the evenings too. Wash your face with Lotus Herbals Jojobawash active milli capsules face wash before using the moisturizer for best results.
COST: INR 205 for 60g , INR 305 for 120g.
SHELF LIFE: 36 months.
MY TAKE ON THE PRODUCT:
The Sheamoist moisturizer from Lotus Herbals comes in a pale yellow coloured tube packaging with a sturdy flip cap! The packaging is totally leak proof and can withstand a lot of pressure which makes it really travel friendly! ❤
All the details about the product including the complete list of ingredients and directions to use are mentioned on the back of the tube!
This pink-tinted moisturizer has a medium consistency and a smooth texture! It isn’t thick like a cream but also not runny like a lotion! 😀 The fragrance of this moisturizer resembles the smell of a rich strawberry milkshake although the smell is quite mild and fades away within 10-15 minutes of application… ❤
The moisturizer claims to provide 24-hr moisturisation to skin types ranging between normal to dry! 😀
Now, although I have a combination skin type, it gets quite dry and stretchy during the winters, as I already mentioned! 😛
This moisturizer works great for my skin and relieves me of all the dryness and flaking! I usually need just a pea size amount of this cream, which is enough to cover my whole face and neck… It gets easily absorbed into the skin without leaving behind any greasy residue! ❤
This moisturizer does keep my skin nourished and free from any dryness from morning till evening but it definitely doesn’t stand true to its claims of providing 24-hr moisturisation and one would definitely need a reapplication by the evening or within 10-12 hours of application as the skin begins to get a little stretchy post that! 😛
Now, my weird skin does get extremely dry occasionally during the coldest of the days, especially due to the drying winds! 🙁 And I have noticed that this moisturizer fails to prevent my skin from stretching during those days.. It doesn’t leave my skin dry but it just doesn’t provide enough moisturisation and I need layers of the cream to keep my skin protected! 😀 So, I feel that this cream is not going to work for very dry skinned people during the fall and winters… Although it would be a perfect choice for them during the summers and monsoons as the skin tends to get a little less dry during that time! 😛
As for the oily and combination skin (i.e., mine) types, this would be their perfect partner during the transition and winter months while they can shift back to their gel based lotions during the rest of the seasons! 😀
And for the normal to dry skin types, this moisturizer is custom-made to nourish their skin the year round! ❤❤❤
(Also read my review over VLCC Lavang Moisturiser here!)
SUMMING UP PROS AND CONS:
1. Quite affordable and easily available both online and offline. Buy it from here!
2. The packaging is really sturdy and can undergo a lot of pressure, without any leakage, which makes it quite travel friendly! ❤
3. The moisturizer has a mild and pleasant strawberry cream fragrance which fades away soon after application!
4. A pea sized amount is enough to cover the face and neck properly although you might need more depending on your skin type!
5. This moisturizer relieves the skin of all the dryness and stretching and makes it feel soft and smooth!
6. For normal to dry skinned beauties, this moisturizer would provide good moisturisation year-long while for oily or combination skin types, this would be a perfect moisturizer for those transition and winter months! As far as the severely dry skin is concerned, this cream is going to work well for them during summers and monsoons but won’t be enough during the colder winter months! 🙂
7. The moisturizer doesn’t make the skin greasy at all even if you have a combination-normal skin type! ❤
1. The moisturizer doesn’t stand true to its claims of providing 24-hr moisturisation… Although, it still does keep the skin hydrated for about 10-12 hours!
FINAL TAKE: If you have a naturally dry skin or a normal/combination skin that tends to get quite dry at times, this is an amazing moisturizer for you! I love how this moisturizer relieves my skin of all that weird stretching and dryness… But if you have a severely dry skin, this cream would fail to quench your skin’s thirst and you might need layers and layers of the cream to provide your skin with proper moisturisation! 😀
Hope It Helps! ❤