5 Majorly Dissapointing Products on P&B

by Mehak Shahani on March 23, 2013

in Features, Fridaysfive


While most products reviewed on P&B  fall into the ‘Average to Good’ category, there are some superlative and some totally dud exceptions. Today, we are talking about the totally dud ones which failed the P&B Review metric! Oh by the way, just so everyone knows how the review metrics work- anything rated B+ and above is worth looking into . Anything rated B and below, is probably not. These ones, these were rated C !

Ps: I just saw Django Unchained (The boy has been fantasizing…no really  FANTASIZING  about this movie for 6 months, i swear !!! Im just happy to get it out of the way. Next movie pick is on me! !! Suggestions?)

 1.Maxfactor Second Skin Foundation: This was ashy, and wierd and drying on me. To top that off, it looked like a film on your face without actually giving any coverage. No thank you. I shall pass! Bad impulsive purchase!

2.Lakme Absolute Lip last: I went on a crazy clicking spree with this one but…NOTHING! You keep clicking that pen, and then after it has pity on you on the 5,6745th click- a puny amount of runny liquid comes out that does not moisturize and also does not give good color coverage!

3.Lush Coolaulin Conditioner:  How hard is it for a conditioner to get things right? I mean its supposed to do two things right- moisturize, and smoothen out tangles. This did neither and smelt aweful!!!!It says it has coconut inside which by the way, is a scent i love but this smelt like hay and my hair felt like hay too!!!

4.Oriflame Lash Explosion Mascara: Lash Explosion my a**. More like lash- just slightly longer. But that wasnt even the problem- the problem was it flaked like its nobody’s business and my cheeks had black spots like a coal miner ! Nope . not happening !

5.Inglot Matte Lipstick 401: Now, i don’t know what happened with this lipstick. Inglot is a brand that rarely, if ever dissapoints. But the texture on this was like- using a scrub on your lips. It was so harsh and so drying!! You had to drag it across your lips and then flaky bits of your lips would stand it.


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Embellished March 23, 2013 at 7:08 pm

Damn. Sucks about the Inglot lipstick, especially. :(
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Sumathi March 23, 2013 at 7:12 pm

I get so angry when so famous and expensive products turn out to be duds..
Well even if I spend a rupee on something, I want to see something worthy in it..
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Shikha March 23, 2013 at 7:14 pm

5,6745th click.. hahahaha… You were counting.. :-) Dude product for me is Maybelline BB cream and Revlon Cream based makeup remover
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Preeti Kaur March 23, 2013 at 7:30 pm

agree with you Mehak on the lipstick………… My list would include Dove Oil Care shampoo. got the worst hair fall ever :(
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Dolon March 23, 2013 at 7:52 pm

So agree on the Lakme lippie..it has to be the worst lipstick Ive ever tried. The damn thing just sucks out all moisture from the lips!
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Megha March 23, 2013 at 8:09 pm

U saved me from buying Maxfactor foundation….Seriously some products are a big dud!
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Vineetha March 23, 2013 at 8:45 pm

I have not tried any from the list. Thanks for the red signal! :-)
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Bushra March 23, 2013 at 10:42 pm

Awesome post Mehak,will remember not to touch these products. The way you explained why you didn’t like them-lol!


Anshita@Vanity No Apologies March 23, 2013 at 11:20 pm

is is d same lippie priyam bought bcoz sonakshi sinha sad so? ;)
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mehak March 23, 2013 at 11:42 pm

YES!! Haha ! She and her bollywood obsession!


Sweet&Bitter March 24, 2013 at 12:50 am

I have the exact same lipstick and its pathetic! Does not glide on lips. HATE


Richa Saxena March 24, 2013 at 10:35 am

I have tried neither of these….Some of my dud products have been Maybelline dream matter mousse and Incolor lipglosses…
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Rajvi Bhow March 24, 2013 at 12:51 pm

Since ur inglot orange lipstick disappointed u try the colorbar obsessed with orange lipstick..the product that truly disappointed me this year is the lakme trumatch blush.. Just refuses to blend well..
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Nitya March 25, 2013 at 3:29 pm

Good one! Not touching them with a barge pole now ..


Nitya March 25, 2013 at 3:32 pm

Esp Sad reading about Lush, we pay so much and end up disappointed sometimes..
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gk March 28, 2013 at 4:23 pm

thanks so much for the list.. saves a lot of bucks for all of us


anumita April 21, 2013 at 9:55 pm

thnks for the post…. saved me form buying this so called expensive “and worthy” duds..

btw…. i liked django unchained… ( ofcourse tried to keep my eyes shut during the bloodbath) :P


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