Hello everyone! Let me share with you another product review from one of my favorite brands, Bath & Body Essentials. If you have missed reading about their Rose Body scrub and Rose Lip scrub, read those as well 🙂
This time I got a chance to try the serum brewed by the girls! Let me give you a heads up, you won’t be disappointed.
Product Description by the brand:
Orange essential oil is an anti septic and an anti-inflammatory which makes it an ideal ingredient in your skin routine. This oil isn’t just for acne prone skin though: it is shown to increase the ability to absorb vitamin C, collagen production and blood flow, all of which are essential for anti-ageing
Orange Oil – Orange essential oil is beneficial for fighting signs of aging such as fine lines, wrinkles and dark spots since vitamin C promotes the production of collagen which is what keeps skin plump. Because of its antioxidant properties, it slows the rate of skin damage experienced from UV light exposure, pollution and toxins
Sweet almond oil – A natural moisturizer that can be used for any type of skin
Vitamin E – Used to promote smooth and hydrated skin, treat sunburns etc.,
Carrot seed oil – Repairs skin damage, tones muscles and tissue, and tightens skin to prevent it from sagging
Rosehip oil – Has anti-aging benefits due to its antioxidant property. It is high in vitamin A and Vitamin C which are the perfect nutrients needed to remove fine lines and wrinkles
Suitable for: All skin types, specially for acne prone skin & aging skin
Quantity and Price: Rs. 550 for 15 ml
Shelf Life: 12 months
Directions of Use:
Apply small amounts on face
Massage well with fingers all over face
For best results apply overnight
Avoid contact with eyes
Claims and Recommendations:
Patch test is recommended before using the serum on face
Fresh, Natural and Handmade
Packaging: The serum is safely rendered in an amber colored glass bottle with rubber dropper lid
Texture: Runny liquid (easily absorbing on skin)
Fragrance scale : Moderate (Citrus-y fragrance and I love the way it smells!)
This was the first of fruit serums I tried and I was pretty much curious to see how a particular goodness enriched serum (orange oil) worked.
Firstly, let us understand what is a serum?
A serum is a liquid-based concentrate of active skin care ingredients used as an alternative or in addition to creams, which help rejuvenate skin. Its functions change based on the ingredients and its benefits.
How is it more effective than creams and lotions?
Being easily absorbent when compared to lotions and creams, it delivers the active ingredients faster, deeper and without any loss. It ensures better results in skincare.
How did I use this orange serum? (Tried on dry, sensitive skin**)
I have dry and sensitive skin. I aimed at using it as moisturizer for my facial skin since it rejuvenates dull skin. Since this is summer time, I use it for my hands and neck too, mixed with moisturizer to heal the skin from the harshness of sun
Orange oil is known for its miraculous benefits on skin, specially on signs of aging since the anti oxidants present in it ensures healthier skin.
How to apply on face – Make sure to do a patch test before use. I did the same. I started using it on my face since it did not show any reaction 🙂 Before going to bed, take 2 drops (3 for longer face), dot it all over your cleansed face and massage well in circular motions until the serum gets absorbed and your dry skin starts feeling hydrated.
For acne prone skin, be gentle and dab it mildly all over the face.
Being a multipurpose serum, how else can it be used?
One of the advantages is its versatility. Like I mentioned before, if you are worried about sun damage or generally, the overall health of skin, mix the serum with moisturizer, cream or 100x washed ghee and apply every night before bed. Your skin would love you back.
How efficient was Bath & Body Essentials Orange serum?
I liked how it gave a healthy glow and rejuvenated skin with regular use. I would recommend to use it during night time.
To summarize, I would say one must definitely prolong the use of serum to see the results and the goodness it does to our skin. A good buy, orange serum would prove to be!
Multipurpose serum (body & face)
Free from chemicals
Good results with prolonged use
Desi Réflexions statement: For the the economic range I would suggest B & B. Thumbs up for the orange serum! 🙂