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Shopaholic Reviews : Conatural ๐Ÿƒ

Hello Loves๐Ÿ’•

As you are probably aware I have been away on summerโ˜€๏ธ vacations all this time which explains my absence from blogging ๐Ÿ˜‹. However while I was here I continued my hunt for natural๐Ÿƒ locally made skincare products and starting today I’ll be reviewing all of my favorites and not so favorite products. 

โžก๏ธOne important thing to note ๐Ÿ“ down : A lot of skincare products here in Pakistan use the term organic๐Ÿƒ in their labeling even though the ingredients they use are NOT certified organic. At the most the ingredients will be locally sourced but again there is no guarantee of them being ๐Ÿ’ฏ % organic so it’s best to use your own judgment and apply the ” if something sounds to good to be true it isn’t”rule here. 

Ok let’s start with one of the more popular “organic๐Ÿƒ” brands : Conatural .

๐ŸƒThe company website states they are an ISO 22716 certified company which means their mauufacturing procedures are up to code which is always a good thing. Hopefully it means no ungloved, grimy hands are meddling with your skincare products always a plusโž• for me ๐Ÿ’•. 

They claim to use certified organic oils in their products but no where on their products or website does it state where this certification comes from. As far as i know no such organization in Pakistan exists ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐ that offers certification for products meeting guidelines for being ๐Ÿƒorganic. Come to think of it no such guidelines exist either hmm๐Ÿค”…  Also since their products don’t display any internationally recognizable certified organic seal(s) I wonder what’s the rationale behind this claim being certified organic ๐Ÿ˜. 

Ok moving on to the actual products, they offer a good variety of products ranging from hair and body oils to shampoos, anti aging skincare and face masks and very pretty vintage packaging particularly for their facial skincare. 

I also applaud their choice of colored glass containers which increase the products shelf life while decreasing light degradation of the ingredients. I chose to try three of their products :

๐ŸƒThe age defying serum is a water based serum with glycerine and aloe. It is a very basic serum that absorbs quickly with no stickiness but other than that it has made no remarkable difference to my skin. I’ll give it a 5/10.

๐ŸƒThe advance super revitalize cream is supposed to lighten your skin gradually without the use of steroids or harsh bleaching agents. It is supposed to be used nightly and so far I like using it. It goes on non greasy and is very moisturizing. I’ll give it 2 more months to see if it lives up to its lightning claim overall a good basic nighttime moisturizer. 7/10.

๐ŸƒThe “organic” age defying cream. This has to be the worst product here ๐Ÿ˜ก. It is beyond greasy ! The moment I put it on my face and I swear I put the size of a tiny bead maybe even less and I diluted even that with the age defying serum it made my face  super greasy. I was wiping off beads of sweat ๐Ÿ’ฆ off my face all day I just couldn’t understand it๐Ÿ˜–. I made my sister who has super dry skin try it thinking maybe it would suit her but she complained of the same thing ๐Ÿ˜ฒ. 3/10 ( Just because I like the packaging ๐Ÿ˜‰).

Would I try Conatural products again ? I think not. Their prices are quiet steep approx $22 for the face moisturizer and for me the products didn’t deliver. ๐Ÿ‘Ž๐Ÿป

Have you tried conatural how was your experience?

๐ŸƒNext blog post is for a brand I stumbled upon and happened to like a lot Aura.Crafts. Stay tuned for the review coming up soon ๐Ÿ˜˜