Beauty Blues: Inatur Herbals Oil Control Face Pack – tea tree and tulisi oils

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While waiting for my fresh tilapia  on cue for cleaning in a grocery just at the ground floor of the building we are staying, I was browsing the racks of bath and facial stuff when I stumbled upon some tubes of Inatur Herbals face pack.  The product is made in India by Rising Sun Aromas and Spirituals whose range offers a variety of  skin, hair, facial and sun care botanical products.  There were three available types on shelf that day:

  • Pure Rose Face pack.  Intensively hydrates the skin to ensure optimum moisture level and provides essential nourishment
  • Sandal Face pack. Penetrates deep into the skin, removing impurities making it fairer.
  • Oil Control Face pack. Brings clear complexion by providing essential nourishment and by removing impurities. It also helps prevent acne and blackheads.  Contains tea tree oil, tulsi oil (Indian basil) and clove oil

The latter caught my interest so I can share it with Dennis, as we both have facial oil problems from time to time. I bought the small tube for AED 8.50 (USD 2.37) for the 50ml tube.  Planning to try it on this weekend.

I gave it a try last night.   I washed my face with LÓreal Facial Scrub and made sure that oil and impurities were washed away.  Kept my face wet and started the application.  The mud comes in a plastic tube, soft to squeeze but really hard to get the product out of it.  The mud is clay-like and I really had to struggle-squeeze-struggle and eventually successful to mask my face.

The scent is mild and reminds me of the hot Ayurvedic massage sessions I used to have.  It’s minty and herb-like infusion is soothing, friendly to the olfactory senses.  I felt the mud hardens and my skin a bit stretched.  After 15 minutes, I washed with warm water then followed with cold.  My face felt light and noticeably smooth.  Will still need to have few more tries to really see the results.  The product is recommended for use once a week.

Today, I asked my husband Dennis and sister Lhyn if they want to try the product.  They happily obliged :)

[Top: Dennis adds more face pack to Ate Lhyn's face.  Bottom:  Dennis on left, Ate Lhyn on right]

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About jo rivera dongon

I am marketing practitioner and graphic designer by profession. I am a proud mom to Jared Matheus, happily married to the most funniest guy Dennis. I am a fan of sushi, vanilla ice cream, of Ben and Jerry's, potato wedges, San Pellegrino, buffalo wings, nachos and jalapenos, granny smith apples and those from Chile, tofu, onion rings, brazo de mercedes, Red Ribbon cheese mamon, margarita and vodka, Smirnoff Ice and SanMig lite, my own creation of pasta salads and tons of olives! Strawberry and melted dark chocolate, The Body Shop Cranberry range, my Mac keyboard, altec lansing speakers, footsies,kiwifruit and mango, adores tribal tattoos and a lot more. With my recent recovery from kidney stones and fatty liver on 04 February 2012, I am more than motivated to strive for healthier living. I blog just about anything, but mostly about food and recipes, going healthy, a bit of arts and crafts, music, random thoughts and most recently about being a new mom to our baby Jared Matheus. I am a very forgetful person. I write down and take photos of anything that catches my attention, anything special or ordinary- anything that will help me remind of something at one point of time in my life after years have passed. I am armed with only my digital camera and mobile phone for this cause. And wordpress, too! Happy Reading :) xoxo, Jo

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