Himalaya Herbals: Oil Free Radiance Gel Cream | Barbary Fig & Winter Melon | Price, Review & Buy Online

By Bhawna D. - August 08, 2017

Hola Peeps,

How are you doing post Raksha-Bandhan binging? I’m kinda unwell; which is A-N-N-O-Y-I-N-G! Getting unwell when you have your outfit planned & you’re excited to try it out. Anyways, today’s post is especially for my lovely readers who have a combination to oily skin type; just like me. So, let’s jump in with the review of Himalaya Herbals Oil Free Radiance Gel Cream/Gel

Description: Himalaya Herbals Oil Free Radiance Gel Cream gently hydrates to give you an oil free radiant glow. This light, gel textured cream is enriched with special herbs to provide three essential benefits that gives you an oil free radiance.

Ingredients:  Aqua, Glycerin, Cyclopentasiloxane & Cyclotetrasiloxane & Dimethicanol, Isopropyl Myristate, Coco – Glucoside, Carbomer, Phenoxyethanol & Methylisothiazolinone, Caprylic/ Capric, Triglyceride, Sodium Benzoate, Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylates Cross Polymer, Xanthan Gum, PVP, Cetearyl Olivate & Sorbitan Olivate, Sodium Hydroxide, Sodium Hyaluronate, Benincasa Cerifera Fruit Extract, Opuntia Ficus-Indica Stem Extract, Fragrance, Disodium EDTA

Net Weight: 50 grams

Price: INR 250

Directions for Use:
👉Cleanse your face and hands.
👉Dot face and neck with Himalaya Herbals Oil Free radiance Gel Cream
👉Massage using a circular motion
👉Apply prior to make-up for a smooth, matte finish.

(Free from Alcohol & Parbens)

More on Key Ingredients:

▶Barbary Fig – Contains polysaccharides that are known to provide moisture, leaving your skin gently hydrated.
▶Winter Melon – Exhibits anti-oxidant properties that keeps skin healthy, protected and rejuvenated.

Packaging: The Himalaya Herbals Oil Free Radiance Gel comes in an outer packaging of cardboard box with all the information as to how the product can be used and its constituents are imprinted over it. Inside you’d find an opaque glass jar with screw open lid of dark green colour. After the removal of the lid, you’d find a white separator which helps in protecting the lid from content spilling and falling beneath it. This also makes the packaging travel friendly & of course leak proof. Since it has a glass jar, you can simply pack it up in your suitcase amidst layers of clothes. Although, I’ve travelled with the same to my college and never really faced any hardship. 

My Experience:
I detest the feel of any moisturizer on my face & for that matter; even a foundation after some time makes me simply wanna wash my face. This is solely the reason why, moisturizers are a strict NO-NO for me. In fact, some years back I was introduced to Dr. Reddy’s Venussa Moisturizing cream which is comparatively light but after some time the sweating does take over. And then I was introduced to Fuschia Vkare’s Oil Control Gel which gives a menthol sort of feel. As a person with oily skin, gel based things work much better for me. Cream based products, especially hydrating, makes my skin breakout! So this is how, I ended up picking this up at Himalaya Stores. I’ve never seen anyone except makeup brands displaying their products for testing before you actually invest upon them. But Himalaya Stores had a corner wherein you can try products before adding them to your card; although not every product was their but some definitely were there.

The packaging of heavy opaque jar might not be travel friendly for some but at this price point I must say the packaging is kinda fancy. It also comes with a segregator plastic cover which sits beneath the main green lid for saving the product from any kind of spillage. The fragrance is subtle & sweet. If you ask me anything that is replicated by this fragrance, I can't really answer that. Since it’s a gel, the consistency isn’t creamy but of course gel like! On application, it immediately gives a slight cooling sensation & also gets absorbed within the skin pretty fast. But it caters what its meant for; that is hydration. About the radiance part, I can’t really say that anything unusual can be noticed. But you can definitely use this for moisturizing purposes as well as for usage just before you apply your base makeup. Somewhat this gel & Coloressence’s Makeup Base Primer gives an identical feel to the skin. It doesn’t make your face oily which leads to sweating. My experience with Aura Vedic’s Skin Lightening Formula was such wherein it made me sweat much more than usual.

❤Fancy Packaging; as can be seen within Expensive Products
❤Gel Base which works well for combination to oily skin type
❤Does not cause sweating due to no creamy texture
❤Hydrates the skin without sticky feel
❤Gives subtle cooling sensation
❤Gets absorbed really quickly!


👉Jar is made up of glass which makes it heavy and prone to breaking. 

Rating: 4.0 ⭐⭐⭐⭐

Final Verdict: 
If you have a combination to oily skin type & you seek a subtle moisturizer and this one at its price point is really amazing!

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  1. Well now I have something for oily skin :) thanks for sharing.

  2. I am going to try this for sure. Barbary fig and winter melon sounds exotic. And its affordable as well.

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  3. This product is for me!!!!! Thanks for the lovely product... I love its lid color!!!

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