Biotique Bio Honey Gel Hydrating Face Wash Review

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Hello everyone,

     I am back from India to Finland and loving the warm shining Finnish sun 🙂 and the lovely weather.  It was very hot in India at my place but had a great time with family, friends, enjoyed loads of food, shopping etc etc. Today I am reviewing the Biotique Bio honey hydrating face wash.

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Price:

     ₹ 375 for 300 mL

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Ingredients & About the Product:

     Contains Banhaldi (Curcuma aromatica), Arjun (Terminalia arjuna), Neem (Malia azadirachta indica), Ritha (Sapindus mukorossi), Ananas (Ananas comosus), Madhu (Mel), Purified himalayan water Q.S.

     This fresh-foaming, 100% soap-free gel is blended with pure honey and extracts from the bark of the arjun tree, euphorbia plant and wild turmeric. Dissolves makeup and impurities, softens skin and helps lighten the complexion.

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     I have combination-oily skin and that’s why I started using hydrating face washes to prevent the formation of  dry patches on my skin.  I finished the Aroma magic grapefruit face wash reviewed here, which I liked  a lot, as it was neither hydrating nor drying, thus, being perfect for the spring summer season in Turku. I got the Biotique bio honey gel hydrating face wash as my skin was feeling drier from travelling a lot and I was not able to take care of my skin properly when I was in India.  Biotique products are generally a hit or miss for me as few have worked well in the past and others did not work at all.  I have not tried their face washes and got the big pack one as it claimed to be hydrating. The face wash comes in pump packaging which I like and dispense proper amount of the cleanser.  This is a revamped packaging and Biotique products have been changed to more colourful packaging from their boring green color packaging before.  The face wash looks reddish orange in colour in the bottle, but when dispensed comes out colourless. The face wash has an herbal fragrance which will not be liked by everyone and I am not a fan of this particular fragrance. As claimed, it has a gel texture and spreads easily in the skin.  Though it is soap free, it lathers well which could be due to the presence of Ritha, effectively cleanses the face, washes off easily and also removes mild makeup.   I did not find the face wash to be hydrating at all as claimed and sometimes when my skin is drier than usual, it leaves a tight feeling and on other days when it is oilier the skin feels ok though not hydrated.  So, this will best suit people with oily skin and people with combination skin in summers, but people with dry skin have to stay away from this.  I am using a cream cleanser to remove my light makeup and then wash my face with this face wash so my face does not get dried so much and I also spray my face with rose water as always to avoid the tight feeling.  If you have dry skin or combination skin like me and using it in winters or colder times, you have to moisturize the skin well to avoid the feeling of dryness.  If you are looking for a hydrating face wash, you can skip this, but otherwise it is a good one for oily skin people.

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Pros: 

Face wash comes in a pump packaging and the smaller ones come in a tube packaging

Lathers well and washes off without leaving any residue

Removes mild makeup and impurities as claimed

Gives a well-cleansed feel to the skin

Will suit oily skin people all through the year and combination oily skin people in summers

Cons:

It is not hydrating as claimed , so moisturization is essential

Not a fan of the herbal smell of this particular product

Will not suit dry or combination dry skin people

Prettykooll rating: 3/5 (Claim to be hydrating but did not do so)

29 comments

  • vidya 9 months ago

    Nice review. gonna definitely try this.
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    • Preethy 9 months ago

      Sure, give it a try, get the smaller one in case you do not like herbal smelling products

  • Vishakha@Reviewwali 2 years ago

    I have always heard mixed reviews about Biotique, and have never tried them thus. If they make something for hydration, they should be on that at least !
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  • Sonali 2 years ago

    I have oily skin so this might work.for me and I so love pump packaging so that quantity needed is easy to use. I hate squeezing a tube to get facewash.
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    • Preethy 2 years ago

      Yes this will work for you and I am too a fan of pump packaging

  • purva 2 years ago

    I have very oily skin so i think this might just work for me

    • Preethy 2 years ago

      Yes it will work better with oily skin, give it a try

  • subha bose 2 years ago

    I have oily skin during summer and dry skin during winter, I will try this out for my next summer.

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    • Preethy 2 years ago

      Try it, hope it will suit you

  • Maria 2 years ago

    So, this is not a hydrating face wash, why do they claim then that it hydrates skin and attracting customers with colorful packaging, anyway, nice review given.

    • Preethy 2 years ago

      Yes I just got it as it claimed to be hydrating and feel deceived

  • Ketakee 2 years ago

    this will be a good product for summers… nice review!

    • Preethy 2 years ago

      Thanks 🙂

  • Tiya 2 years ago

    Once upon a time I used to love Biotique products soooo much because that time there was was not many good herbal brands. Items from this brand have worked very unpredictably for me so I slowly moved to other brands. This one seems a good facewash for oily skin. I should give it a try to see whether it acts well or not 🙂 Good review sweety 😀

    • Preethy 2 years ago

      Thanks Tiya Sure try it and see

  • Anshulika 2 years ago

    Nice review dear. Love the Biotique products.

    • Preethy 2 years ago

      Thanks Anshulika ☺️

  • Mariyam 2 years ago

    I always had mixed experience with biotique products. Some work for me and some do not. Good review btw! 🙂

    • Preethy 2 years ago

      Same for me too ☺️

  • urvi 2 years ago

    Nice review!!

    • Preethy 2 years ago

      Thanks 🙂

  • Priyanjana 2 years ago

    It should do what it claims, I somehow don’t like their products
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    • Preethy 2 years ago

      I like few of their products as they worked well for my skin type especially their face mask and lip balm

  • Komal@ABeautyPalette 2 years ago

    Lovely review babe! I used to love Biotique Face Masks a few years ago but haven’t tried this facewash. It seems to suit my oily skin 🙂
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    • Preethy 2 years ago

      Yes it will suit oily skin better and I am a fan of Biotique face masks

  • Madhu@DenDiva 2 years ago

    Nice review.. I haven’t tried their face wash yet.. I have combination skin so may give it a try and see how it goes
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    • Preethy 2 years ago

      Sure get the smallest pack to try

  • Sindhura gurazada 2 years ago

    i have never tried biotique face washes , i’ve used only their shampoos and face packs. This one is not soo impressive. May be I should try the grapefruit one !!

    • Preethy 2 years ago

      Yes this will best suit oily skin people, the grapefruit from Aroma Magic worked well for me. I love Biotique face packs as they always help in maintains my skin in good condition

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