Skip to main content

Auravedic Face Polish Lime & Ginger - Review

It claims: Awaken your skin with the goodness of pure lime & ginger extracts enlivened with refreshing citrus granules which mattify and improve skin tone. Leaves skin clean, clear & vitally alive

Where: In Mumbai  Auravedic is available at 
  • Phoenix Mills, Lower Parel, 
  • Dhoop, Khar, 
  • Tresorie, Santa Cruz, and 
  • Culture Shop, Powai.

The brand also retails in Bangalore, Hyderabad, Pune and Goa.

  • Kokum Butter 22% (Kokum Butter is rich in essential fatty acids, which aid in cell oxygenation and make nutrients more readily available for use by skin tissues. Kokum Butter also contains antioxidant vitamin E.  Kokum Butter is a non-comedogenic (non pore-clogging) material that aids quick absorption and adds a premium texture to your cream emulsions. Kokum Butter helps regenerate tired and worn skin cells and supports skin elasticity and general flexibility of the skin wall. It has been used traditionally in India to soften skin and restore elasticity and as a balm for dry, cracked, rough and calloused skin)
  • Coconut oil 2%
  • Glycerine 2%
  • Almond oil 2%
  • Lemon Oil 2%
  • Wheatgerm oil 2%
  • Aloe Vera 1%
  • Citrus Limon 2%
  • Citrus granules 2%
  • Zingiber Officinale 2% (Ginger on the skin can increase skin's radiance and decrease inflammation that may contribute to conditions such as psoriasis and acne. Ginger is an antioxidant, which means it inhibits harmful free radicals that cause skin damage and aging. It is also anti-bacterial)
  • Preservatives 
  • Xanangum 1%
  • Aqua
Price: Rs 300 for 100 gm tub

What I liked: 
1. It is not drying at all. I have combination skin that has both oily & dry patches. Neither does it make my skin dry nor does it leave behind any oily film. It just makes the skin a lot softer.

2. smells really nice - citrus balanced with a spicy note (must be the ginger) but it is not overwhelming

3. Dries within minutes

4. It does mattify the skin for up to 3-4 hours after use

5. For some reason, my skin feels really cool after washing it off. Must be the lemon oil.

6. all ingredients listed with %s

What I don't like
1. While this has some citrus granules (I think they are rice granules, although the pack says otherwise) - they are too big & very few in number to bring out any effective exfoliation. While I like the fact that they don't have any sharp edges, I like my scrubs to be densly populated with granules - & also if they are smaller.

Overall opinion: This makes for a better face pack than a scrub. It dries quickly & gives results within 5 minutes. Skin feels soft, but at the same time it absorbs all excess oil.

PS: While the pack doesn't say anything, I prefer to use this at night because of it's lemon oil content, as it is known to make the skin more sun-sensitive.

Sent for consideration by company / PR, but review is an honest recount of my experience. 
Enhanced by Zemanta


  1. dis looks nice..auravedic seems like an interesting brand..

  2. this seems to be nice, i have not seen this it a relatively new brand

  3. I stay in mumbai, where can i get this product???

  4. this is sounding to be a good brand....donno if its available outside mumbai....

  5. This looks very interesting. Will watch out for this. Not sure if this is available in Kolkata though

  6. I look so creamy I want to touch it :D. Very good review T, even I like a lot of granules in scrubs


  7. i always like something that mattyfies the skin. will try to get it.

  8. The ingredient list sounds good.BTW what's a skin polish exactly pack or scrub?

  9. have not heard about this brand. seems like a good product. great review :)


Post a Comment

Hey! Thank you for taking the time out to add your valuable comment. I will revert as soon as possible.


I delete blatant self-promotion and comments where it is clear the post material was not carefully read. If you are not going to bother to engage with the post, I am not going to bother posting your comment.

I also delete ALL comments with links - even if the link is to your blog.

Don't be mean to other commentators - it serves no purpose other than showcase your own personality in a bad light.

Popular posts from this blog

Reetha, Amla & Shikakai Home Made Shampoo - Weekend Experiment

Good Morning Lovelies, I hope your weekend was fun. Mines was, well, ho-hum, but anyways, we are not talking about that here (let’s save that cribbing for twitter).
I have been suffering from quite a bit of hair fall since some time. I have tried changing products to using intensive conditioning and the works. It stops the hair fall for while, but then it rears its ugly head again.
So on lark, & for lack of better things to do, my best friend & I decided to make some Reetha – Amla – Shikakai shampoo at home. This century old ayurvedic herbal concoction is reputed to not only strengthen hair, but also darken it and stop hair fall.
I got the 3 biggies from a local kirana store. All 3 are priced at 15 Rs for 100gms.

How to: Soak 5 pieces of Shikakai, 4 balls of Reetha  (Soapnut) & handful of Amla (Indian Gooseberry)  in about 500 ml of water overnight. In the morning, heat the mixture on gas till it just starts to boil. Let it cool, when lukewarm mash all the amla, reetha and…

Skin Care Myth: Sunscreen will stop you from Tanning

Image via Wikipedia I know I did a recent article on skin care myths (read it here), but I don't know how I forgot to mention this particular myth. In any case I think this warranted a post on its own.

Myth: If I use a suncreen regularly and religiously, I will not tan. 

Fact: This is a very simplistic statement. But before I bust this myth, kindly bear through a science lecture. This is to bring all readers of all backgrounds on the same knowledge level.

Lets define sunscreen (from Wikipedia):Sunscreen (also commonly known as sunblock or sun cream) is a lotion, spray, gel or other topical product that absorbs or reflects "some" of the sun's ultraviolet (UV) radiation on the skin exposed to sunlight and thus helps protect against sunburn. Sunscreen helps protect only against direct DNA damage as it cannot dissipate UV as harmless heat.

The SPF of a sunscreen is a laboratory measure of the effectiveness of sunscreen — the higher the SPF, the more protection a sunscreen …

I made "Washed Ghee" at home and it turned out great!

Yesterday I posted about the importance of fat in our diet. While doing research for the same I came across the recipe for "Washed Ghee" or Shata Dhaut Ghrita (100 times washed ghee).

After I read about this miracle at home cream, it was inevitable that I would try to create this cream myself. All I needed apparently was some cow ghee & water.

So I made it last evening. And here is how it went.

For those readers who haven't read the earlier post: Hundred times washed ghee is prepared from organic cow milk ghee by washing it in purified water, repeatedly, 100 times in a copper vessel, using a specific prescribed method while chanting some mantras

This procedure transforms the ghee into a soft, cooling, nourishing, silky unguent that is used as a traditional moisturizer and anti wrinkle skin cream. It produces radiant and glowing skin, especially for people with easily inflamed skin. It can be used as a daily face and body moisturizer or for facial massage. Apply it for…