27 July, 2018
How are you all doing? Enjoying the heavy downpour? Being a Delhiite, I never felt that I could ever feel the plight of the Mumbaikars and how they struggle during monsoons. Today, was one such day when I realized how difficult it is for the people out there who get stuck in rains and must deal with all the problems that come with it. Now you must be thinking what made me say so? Today, I could not step foot into my parking because it was already flooded to my knee. Not a single Ola or Uber driver showed up. And I could just see people flocking back to the society and rushing back to their homes. That’s how bad it was. Luckily for me, I was at my home, but I still feel so bad for the people who struggled through this heavy downpour to reach their homes and offices. Sigh!
For some folks, while this rain brought too many troubles, some enjoyed it, especially the kids. They laughed, played and danced in the rains. Indeed, a treat to my eyes. I kinda have this love and hate relationship with monsoons for so long and being stuck at home is not the sole reason. I get sick of the rising humidity and the damage that it does to my skin. Too much humidity makes my facial skin so oily that it gets a breeding ground for pimples, rashes, acne and what not. One thing that I completely despise is flaunting a pimple throughout my day. The worst part is that the rains may go away but these after effects keep on lingering for a long time. To be very very very honest, I plead guilty to hating pimples. For me, a pimple is a confidence crusher and I could not just get a good head start to my day until I have a clear, non-oily face. This fear got me so smitten that I literally searched the whole internet about DIY remedies to keep my face oil free. I did try many of them and some of them really worked. But at the end of the day, these remedies were not very travel-friendly. The search for the perfect solution continued until Himalaya launched its Fresh Start Oil Clear Face Washes.
If you are an Indian kid, I am sure that Himalaya does not need an introduction. Since our childhood, I have been using so many products from Himalaya and I am sure all of you are well acquainted with this brand. For the ones, who have not heard of Himalaya, then here is a quick brand overview.
Himalaya dates back to the year 1930 and has a very versatile portfolio. Himalaya believes in the amalgamation of traditional Ayurveda and modern scientific methods to create products that enrich the lives of the people. It deals in pharmaceuticals, baby-care, skincare, animal health products and well-being under a single umbrella named Himalaya Herbal Healthcare. Since this brand is around 88 years old and has continued to maintain the trust of its customers, it has become a brand that most of the people rely on. Himalaya has the vision to offer wellness in every home and enrich people’s lives. To know more about this brand, click here.
Now let’s come back to the new range of Himalaya Fresh Start Oil Clear Face Washes. The face washes come in four different variants namely Strawberry, Lemon, Blueberry and Peach. Let us just have a look at these face washes closely.
Himalaya Fresh Start Oil Clear Strawberry Face Wash
Himalaya Fresh Start Oil Clear Strawberry Face Wash comes loaded with the goodness of strawberry and cleanses the skin deeply and conditions it too. Strawberry helps in retaining the moisture in the skin, without making it too dry. It supplements the skin by conditioning it and keeps it soft, supple and smooth.
You can buy Himalaya Fresh Start Oil Clear Strawberry Face Wash, by clicking here.
Himalaya Fresh Start Oil Clear Lemon Face Wash
Himalaya Fresh Start Oil Clear Lemon Face Wash is stuffed with citrusy lemon. With lemon as the key ingredient, we know that it will help in keeping the skin fresh and rejuvenated. Lemon is widely used in skincare and known for eliminating excess oil and dirt from skin. The fragrance of this face wash is top notch and instantly makes me feel refreshed.
You can buy Himalaya Fresh Start Oil Clear Lemon Face Wash, by clicking here.
Himalaya Fresh Start Oil Clear Blueberry Face Wash
Himalaya Fresh Start Oil Clear Blueberry Face Wash has luscious blueberry as the main ingredient. Blueberry has antioxidant properties and is loaded with Vitamin A and Vitamin C. Blueberry helps in repairing the damaged skin cells and brightening up the skin. The fragrance of this face wash was very refreshing and instantly uplifted my mood.
You can buy Himalaya Fresh Start Oil Clear Blueberry Face Wash, by clicking here.
Himalaya Fresh Start Oil Clear Peach Face Wash
Himalaya Fresh Start Oil Clear Peach comes with the peppy freshness of the peach. Peach helps in tightening the skin pores, removing wrinkles, blemishes and dark circles. And hence, it helps in enhancing the appearance of the skin.
You can buy Himalaya Fresh Start Oil Clear Peach Face Wash, by clicking here.
1. All these face washes have one common ingredient which is Indian Gooseberry. This ingredient has astringent properties and helps in removing the oil and deep cleanses the pores. It leaves the skin oil free, fresh and rejuvenated.
2. Himalaya Fresh Start Oil Clear Face Washes comes in a compact and travel-friendly packaging. The flip-flop cap of the tube secures it tightly and ensure no spilling at all. The packaging is very vibrant, colourful and colour-coded as per their variants. Blue for blueberry, red for strawberry, yellow for lemon and peach for peach.
3. The face washes are priced at 140 INR for 100 ml and 80 INR for 50 ml.
1. Will I recommend Himalaya to others?
Yes yes and yes. I have known and use Himalaya products since childhood and I was never disappointed. It is one of the most trusted and reliable brands that I have come across. So, I can use any Himalaya products without a second thought.
2. Value for money?
This new range of face washes are pocket-friendly and comes in just 140 INR for 100 ml. You also have the option to try out the mini pack of 50 ml for just 80 INR.
3. Will I repurchase products from Himalaya?
Always and forever.
4. Which product did I like the most?
My favourite face wash of them was Himalaya Fresh Start Oil Clear Blueberry Face wash because of its refreshing fragrance. It uplifted my mood, made me feel rejuvenated and helped me get a fresh and oil-free start to my day.
5. Any cons of using Himalaya products?
No cons that I could find in these face washes. I, however, strongly recommend going through a patch test. What works on my skin well, may not work on your skin in the same manner.
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