Best Skin/Hair Care products 2011

Its been more than three and half months since Divassence! was born.  (I know I keep saying this all the time but the context is relevant you see :D) Not many products were covered in terms of reviews on our side. So we would like you to contribute from your side!

This year there were so many good products and not so good ones too! We would love to know your pick in each category this year!

So as the first step lets start off with skin care and hair care products

Skincare: (Do jot down one product in each category and leave your replies in the comment box)
*Do mention if the product is meant for dry/oily/normal skin

Facewash :
Night cream:
Under Eye Cream:


*Do mention if it is for frizzy/straight/curly/dry and damaged hair

Hair pack/mask:


Best Brand in Skincare:
Best Brand in Haircare:

Note: There will two more parts to this series on makeup and miscellaneous stuff and on the 1st we’ll put up the final list! 

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18 thoughts on “Best Skin/Hair Care products 2011

  • December 29, 2011 at 5:29 pm

    skincare: (for combi skin)

    Facewash : Lush Angels on Bare Skin
    Facepack: Aroma Magic Oxy Pack
    Moisturizer: Fab India Vit E Lotion
    Night cream: Nature’s co White Tea Night Cream
    Under Eye Cream: Wunder Eye Cream
    Scrub: Fab India Orange and Cinnamon scrub
    Sunscreen: Lotus Matte 3-in-1 sunscreen

    Haircare: (Curly/Wavy)

    Shampoo:Schwarzkoph Repair Rescue
    Conditioner: Schwarzkoph Repair Rescue
    Serum/Mousse: L’oreal Professional
    Leave-in-conditioner: Schwarzkoph Moisture rescue
    Hair pack: Matrix Biolage Hydra Creme Moisture Masque

    Best Brand in Skincare: Lush
    Best Brand in Haircare: Schwarzkoph

  • December 29, 2011 at 5:35 pm

    @Zara Z.. ive added two more categories to the skincare section ๐Ÿ˜€ sorry for the inconvenience!

  • December 29, 2011 at 6:01 pm

    Here’s my list. Im not a ig fan of store bought skincare products since I love going the natural way ๐Ÿ™‚

    skincare: for dry skin

    Facewash : amway Attitude Facewash
    Facepack: make my own ๐Ÿ™‚ yet to try store bought ones and AM oxy mask tops my list!)
    Moisturizer: Lakme Fruit Blast Peach and Plum
    Night cream: Nivea Soft Intensive Moisturizing creme
    Under Eye Cream: none ๐Ÿ™‚
    Scrub: St. Ives
    Sunscreen: Amway Attitude Sunscreen
    (Im way too apprehensive to try out skincare products due to allergies and sensitivity. But Lush and L’occitane is def on my list for next year!)

    Haircare: Curly/Wavy thick and Frizzy

    Shampoo: schwarzkopf Repair Rescue
    Conditioner: schwarzkopf Repair Rescue
    Leave-in-conditioner: Avon Advance Techniques frizz control Lotus Shield (it does weigh down my thick hair a little but this is the only product that keeps frizz at bay!
    Hair pack: Matrix Biolage Hydra Creme Moisture Masque

    Best Brand in Skincare: Nivea
    Best brand in Haircare: schwarzkopf

  • December 29, 2011 at 6:01 pm

    No probs deeps ๐Ÿ™‚

    Soap: lush love birds
    Body wash: tbs lime n coconut shower gel ๐Ÿ˜‰

  • December 29, 2011 at 6:03 pm

    Oh wow deeps!
    Seems like our hair care loves r the same!

  • December 29, 2011 at 6:03 pm

    Soap: Fab India Lavender soap/ Yardley lavender soap

    Body wash: TBS strawberry body wash and also the olive one

  • December 30, 2011 at 4:06 am

    @Zara lol ๐Ÿ˜€ yeah.. siince both of us have the same kind of hair.. :X infact when i went to the lush store a few days back the SA recommended sylvia stout shampoo and AOBS for my skin ๐Ÿ™‚ so i was surprised to see AOBS on your list too! :X

  • December 30, 2011 at 5:37 am


    Facewash : Clean and Clear face wash
    Facepack: Biotique Fairness Face pack
    Moisturizer: Oriflame Essentials Cream
    Bodywash: TBS strawberry body wash
    Soap: Lush Honey I washed the Kids
    Night cream: Never used
    Under Eye Cream: Fabindia under eye gel
    Scrub: Lush AOBS
    Sunscreen: Biotique Carrot Sunscreen

    Haircare for dry extremely frizzy hair

    Shampoo: Dove Dry Hair Shampoo
    Conditioner:Dove dry hair conditioner
    Leave-in-conditioner:Avon Lotus Shield Frizz control
    Hair pack/mask: TBS rainforest moisture hair butter


    Best Brand in Skincare: Lush
    Best Brand in Haircare: Haven’t found a brand I love. Still trying and testing

  • December 30, 2011 at 6:08 am

    Skincare –

    face wash – Subarna by Akansha

    face pack – Tanuruchi by Akansha
    Moisturizer – Namrata by Akansha
    Bodywash – Biotique Apricot bodywash
    Soap – Yardley Lavender
    Scrub – Keya seth’s Skin Eraser
    Sunscreen – Keya Seth’s Umbrella Guard sunscreen

    Haircare –

    Shampoo & Conditioner – Keshajyoti Shampoo with conditioner by Akansha
    Serum – Habib’s hair serum
    Hair musk – Heena

    Don’t be astonished I will soon share the reviews of the unknown products in my blog..

  • December 30, 2011 at 6:35 am

    i was pretty astonished! ๐Ÿ˜ฎ waiting for reviews! btw you have oily skin right?

  • December 30, 2011 at 8:02 am

    Hair Extra is exactly as the name says, it is an excellent solution for the hair problem as Hair thinning, fuller hair, Hair loss, Hair loss conceal, Thicker hair. adding more hair to your head naturally and effortlessly, it is a superlative hair loss products. A perfect Solution For Balding .

  • December 30, 2011 at 8:28 am


    Facewash : Himalaya Purifying neem face wash
    Facepack: Himalaya neem face pak
    Moisturizer:olay for normal skin, without SPF / Himalaya moisturiser
    Bodywash: Living proof shower scrub
    Soap: derma dew (Medicated soap for sensitive skin)
    Night cream:Total Radience from Avon / Optimum white night cream from Oriflame
    Under Eye Cream: Himalaya under eye cream
    Scrub: Living proof Micro cell scrub for all skin types
    Others: Tender care lipbalm from oriflame / Pomagranade lip balm from nivea


    Shampoo:Dove hair fall rescue shampoo conditioner: dove
    Hair pack/mask: home made


    Best Brand in Skincare:Himalaya
    Best Brand in Haircare:dove

  • December 30, 2011 at 8:30 am

    exactly…… deepika i have oily skin

  • December 30, 2011 at 10:08 am

    Oily skin, (Can supply oil too :P), If not taken care prone to breakouts ๐Ÿ™
    Facewash :Clean and clear Deep pore cleansing face wash
    Facepack:Anyhting that dries up my skin or has fullers earth
    Moisturizer:Nuetrogena Oil Free Moisturizer
    Bodywash:Marks and Spencers Floral range
    Soap:Nothing constant
    Night cream:Nuetrogena Oil Free Moisturizer
    Under Eye Cream:Aroma Magic Under Eye Gel
    Scrub:LUSH Angles on bare skin
    Sunscreen:Nuetrogena SPF Mist
    Others: Nuetrogena Lip balm SPF15
    Shampoo: LUSH Jumping Juniper
    Conditioner:LUSH Veganese conditioner
    Hair pack/mask:Loreal Hair Spa, or Patanjali Aloe vera gel

    Best Brand in Skincare:LUSH, Nuetrogena
    Best Brand in Haircare:LUSH


  • December 30, 2011 at 12:46 pm

    I have combination oily skin.
    Facewash : cetaphil normal to oily
    Facepack: himalaya neem face pack
    Moisturizer: lotus micro emulsion
    Bodywash: organic surge peach passion
    Soap: lotus licquorice
    Night cream: organic surge sensitive night cream
    Under Eye Cream: avon total radiance
    Scrub: St.Ives anti blemish scrub
    Sunscreen: lotus 3 in 1 matte

    My hair is extremely dry and frizzy.
    Shampoo: organix teatree shampoo
    Conditioner: organix teatree Conditioner
    Serum/Mousse: Loreal smooth intense serum
    Hair pack/mask: schwarzkopf repair intense

    Best Brand in Skincare: Lotus/organic surge
    Best Brand in Haircare: schwarzkopf


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