How are you all? ☺
I had to take a little break from my blog as I was feeling a little burnt out and under the weather, but thankfully I’m starting to feel better and I’m ready to blog! Today I wanted to share with you all the third review of a series of reviews on some products that I ordered from Plum Goodness, it has been a little while since I did another post from this series. (This whole season has mainly been about skin care but I do have some different posts coming out soon.)
About Plum Goodness…
Plum Goddness is an online-cosmetic brand, based in India, that was founded by Shankar Prasad in July 2014. The brand is one of the first 100% vegan brands in India that are completely committed to ensuring that their products are ‘safe and good’ – not only are the products cruelty-free but they are also free of parabens, phthalates and SLS. The products are renowned for being both high-quality and affordable, they also keep all aspects of their line as ‘good’ as possible. The products all feature the ‘1% For The Planet’ logo, meaning that Plum Goodness give 1% of their sales to non-profit organizations that are dedicated to protecting the environment.
“Any ingredient that’s even a little bit questionable on a scientific basis – not on the basis of just Googling – we leave out completely,” – Prasad speaking to the Economic Times.
The Green Tea Clear Face Mask
The Green Tea Clearn Face Mask is made of kaolin and bentonite clays for a natural cleansing and exfoliation of the skin. The face mask also contains extracts of green tea, to stop the acne formation cycle in its tracks and the glycolic acid sweeps away skin debris and prepares the skin for self-renewal.
When applying the face mask, you need to apply a thin layer of the mask on a clean and dry face, avoid contact with your eyes and leave the mask on for approximately 30 minutes, or until it is completely dry. Once dry, you need to wash off the face mask with water, gently pat your skin dry and moisturize the skin. It is recommended that the face mask be used once a week to maintain the look of your skin.
The face mask is priced at Rs. 490.00 (Indian rupees) for 60g, which is approximately £6.00 – please do bear in mind that the exchange rate does fluctuate but it shouldn’t make too much of a difference in the price for someone purchasing from abroad.
My first thoughts about the face mask is that the smell of the green tea is very subtle and clean. The consistency of the face mask felt very smooth, creamy and almost mousse-like. Once I applied the face mask, my skin did tingle for 5 minutes and I felt like the mask was stretching and tightening my skin and as it dried. It’s important to bear in mind that I do have sensitive skin, so not everyone will have the same kind of reaction that I do.
As the mask had completely dried my skin stopped feeling as tight as it did before. The smell of the green tea mask was actually very soothing and although it’s recommended to leave on the mask for 30 minutes, I ended up keeping it on for (approximately) 45 minutes – I was watching a film and lost track of time.
After washing the face mask off my face, my skin felt incredibly smooth, I generally don’t really have big pores but they were barely visible after using the mask. The black heads and a little bit of oil that I normally get on my t-zone was gone and my skin had an amazing post-facial glow that I normally get after going to a salon. Despite not having acne-prone skin, the mask worked amazingly at clearing my skin. If you can’t tell already, I am in love with this mask, and the brand – for me it’s professional level skincare at an affordable price! 😆👌🏽💆🏽♀️✨
I still have two more products left to reveiw from this series, and I’d love to know what your thoughts are on it!
To learn more about what is in the Plum Goodness products, click here.