VLCC Natural Sciences Gold Polishing Face Scrub Review

I have been under the treatment of the dermatologist and taking medicines for my angry breakouts. Th...

I have been under the treatment of the dermatologist and taking medicines for my angry breakouts. Thankfully, they are all gone and the marks are also fading slowly. However, the medicines made my skin extremely dry and hence I had to shift my skin care from oily to dry. Now, one of the main challenges I face for dry skin is that the dead layers make my face look dull even after moisturizing. Previously, I used to exfoliate once a week as I had oily skin but now I do it every 2-3 days to remove the dead skin. Today, I am going to review a deep pore gold polishing face scrub from VLCC. Read on to know more about the product.


About VLCC Natural Sciences Gold Polishing Face Scrub:

Exposure to environmental factors like pollution & dust make skin look dull & lifeless. This unique scrub, enriched with 24 Carat Pure Gold, Turmeric and Sandalwood, has a deep pore cleansing action that gently exfoliates dead skin cells, superficial white & blackheads. It leaves the skin fresh & glowing with a radiant complexion.




Price:

180 INR for 80g

Shelf Life:

12 months

Ingredients List:

Turmeric, Gold Leaf, Sandalwood, Raisin, Extracts of Aloevera, Xantha Gum, Dimethicone, Triclosan and Vitamin E

Directions For Use:

Take an appropriate amount and apply all over face and neck with wet fingertips. Scrub for a few minutes with circular & outward strokes to exfoliate impurities. Rinse off thoroughly.

My Experience With VLCC Natural Sciences Gold Polishing Face Scrub:

VLCC has never been into flashy or catchy packaging, but their packing is simple, decent and sturdy. This gold scrub comes in a soft tube with a translucent plastic cap. The pack is easy to travel with no hassle and there has been no spillage or leakage. The tube packaging is hygienic as well for a skincare product. Overall, I am really impressed with the packaging as it is simple, easy and hygienic.


The scrub has a gel like consistency which is slightly semi-runny loaded with shimmery gold particles and little pieces of gold colored granules. It has a faint refreshing aroma of lemon grass, but it is very mild and hardly long-lasting. The scrub is somewhat between harsh and mild and the granules have just the right abrasive action. When I first applied it on my wet face, it lathered very slightly and had the feeling of a face wash cum scrub. Washing the layer takes a lot of splashes as it leaves behind a slight slippery feeling onto the skin which vanishes after rinsing it thoroughly. The scrub removes all the dead cells and dirt and gives a redefined natural softness and smoothness to the skin post usage. With longer usage, you would notice that there is a slight improvement in the white heads but it takes religious usage of the product. The brand claims to give a radiant complexion, but I didn't experience any such thing. It is only after a complete CTM method that you would notice a glow to the skin, but I believe the product has a very little contribution to that. I was happy that it didn't break me out and adjusted with my skin type. I have to say that the pores look a bit better after using this scrub and skin looks nourished as well.



The skin post usage feels a bit dry which can be a boon for oily skin, but the dry skin won't be benefited much from this scrub. It is much of a coarse scrub and dries out the skin post usage. The effect of the scrub stays for around 2-3 days depending on the tiredness your skin goes through and after that the skin goes back to being normal. The price is reasonable as far the product is concerned and with regular usage, the scrub would last me around 2 months as a little dollop of the product works fine for me. Overall, it is a fine daily scrub for normal to oily skin.

Pros Of VLCC Natural Sciences Gold Polishing Face Scrub:
  • Packaging is simple, easy and hygienic.
  • The scrub has a gel like consistency which is slightly semi-runny, loaded with shimmery gold particles and little pieces of gold colored granules.
  • Has a faint refreshing aroma of lemon grass.
  • The scrub is somewhat between harsh and mild and the granules have just the right abrasive action.
  • Removes all the dead cells and dirt and gives a redefined natural softness and smoothness to the skin post usage.
  • It didn't break me out.
  • Effect of the scrub stays for around 2-3 days.
  • Reasonable price.

Cons Of VLCC Natural Sciences Gold Polishing Face Scrub:
  • Makes the skin dry post usage.
  • There wasn't much radiance or glow as per the claims.
  • Takes a lot of time to rinse it off the face.

Diva Likes Rating:

4/5

Final Note:

The scrub is good for normal to oily skin as it has decent mild properties and provides a freshness to the skin. It exfoliates the dead cells leaving behind a smooth and supple skin.

Contributed By: Salomi Das

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  1. The packaging is definitely classy and I glad to know it worked well

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    1. It was good to experience a gold scrub..

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    2. Glad to know that its not a threat for acne prone skin:)

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  2. Have been using this for past few months and I am loving this scrub. Has made my skin really look good :)

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