Biotique Bio Dandelion Ageless Lightening Serum - Review

Friday, October 02, 2015

iotique Bio Dandelion Ageless Lightening Serum

Hello and happy Gandhi Jayanti to you! It's a holiday finally after some busy weekdays and it means that I should post without any excuses lol :P How have you been girls?
I've been using Biotique Bio Dandelion Ageless Serum for at least a month and I think it's a right time to share my experience in this review! Keep on reading...

What it Claims? This lightening serum is a rare combination of pure dandelion, rich in vitamin E and minerals, blended with nutmeg oil. Used regularly, it helps brighten skin, fades dark spots and ease away wrinkles for a flawless complexion.

Price: Rs. 230/- for 40 ml (also available in bigger size)

iotique Bio Dandelion Ageless Lightening Serum - Review
Packaging: It comes in a usual biotique packaging, i.e cylindrical plastic bottle with dark green screw cap. Inside there's a stopper with a hole to dispense serum but that's not convenient at all because serum doesn't come out until I press the bottle. All in all, I need to be careful while dispensing to control the amount.

iotique Bio Dandelion Ageless Lightening Serum - Review

My Experience: I bought this serum because of its claims to - lighten dark spots, brighten complexion and work on wrinkles (which is not my concern). This serum has a very very light consistency and smells strongly of herbs. Smell is strong but fades after application. It is non sticky an non greasy. I need a pea size amount for entire face and it spreads evenly since it has liquid consistency. It sinks into the skin in seconds. I feel a cool and soothing sensation on my face post application. My skin looks hydrated, refreshed and bright. Though having an oily skin, my skin never felt oily at all. Note that for dry skin, it can be drying so moisturizer is a must. After using this serum I carry on with my usual skin care routine. Here comes the scary part - after using it day and night for few days, breakouts appeared on my face. I couldn't figure out the reason and hence I stopped using it. It didn't break me out every time but eventually which was painful as well. 

As per the claims, it didn't do any wonder to my skin. I couldn't see any effect after 1 and a half months of usage but as a serum it worked better; made my skin radiant and evened out complexion for a while but that was a temporary effect. It was an anti ageing serum and I'm yet to reach my twenties, I'll better give it to my mom and she'll get the more benefit of it since she has wrinkles. I liked this serum a lot but breakouts are something I can't neglect! :(

iotique Bio Dandelion Ageless Lightening Serum

  • Natural and chemical free product.
  • Light, non greasy texture that absorbs into the skin.
  • Brightens up complexion after application.
  • Evens out skin.
  • Suits all skin types.
  • A little amount is needed so goes a long way.
  • Not heavy on price tag.
  • Bothering strong smell but fades after few minutes.
  • Broke me out eventually.
  • No long term benefit.
Final Word: It's not the best of a serum but isn't too bad either. It gives a cool effect, radiance and evenness on face after application. If you have an acne/pimple prone skin, then it's not for you. It suits all skin types except I'm doubtful about oily ones as it broke me out. One can get benefit if used it for a longer span of time.

Rating: 3/5

Have you used this serum by Biotique? What kind of effects do you expect in a serum?

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