My Story to Review Kronokare:

I have extremely dry hands and they get dehydrated pretty easily if not moisturised properly after each wash. I prefer hand creams more than lotions because creams are the blend of the higher percentage of oil with little droplets of water mixed together hence thick and very rich in consistency; whereas Lotions have a higher percentage of water and little droplets of oil which results in liquid consistency thus not very hydrating.

I never heard of Kronokare before, it caught my attention only by their continuous sponsor ads popping out in my insta feeds and being a blogger you tend to explore new products, so finally I swiped up to their website and the history of the company amazed me, this company was bootstrapped for a long period of time but eventually their patience & consistent hardwork paid off. I found the products were ethical and this was sufficient to review them on my blog. While going through the product menu I realised they have hand lotions, though I don’t prefer lotions but for my dire need as I completely ran out of hand cream enforced me to purchase a 320ml bottle of Provencal Lavender Smooth(ening) operator.

Kronokare Hand Lotion

Brand profile:

Kronokare is a French-Indian Brand, founded by Cyril Feuillebois who is born and brought up in France and came to India to study at IIM Lucknow in 2003, he decided to start Kronokare, a natural line of skin and hair care products for Indian skin types with the help of French technology. He bootstrapped for a longer period of time but his patience, dedication, and hardwork paid off and now they have the online presence at all the major portals of India like Nykaa, Amazon, Flipkart etc., also they have clients in hotels, spas, and salons for B2B market. 

Key Info:

Founder: Cyril Feuillebois
Brand: Kronokare
Founded in Year: 2008
Head Office: Delhi
Mantra: Natural and eco-friendly skin care
Nature of business: Hair and Skin Cosmetics
Available at:Kronokare, Nykaa, Flipkart, Amazon, Paytm

Product Description:

Sun exposure, cold weather, a damaged skin needs to be smoothen and to receive an important dose of vitamins, fatty acids and omegas. Formulated with some passion fruit oil our lavender blend softens the skin instantly while the vitamin E and the botanical extracts deliver long lasting nourishment. The tired hands regain their shine and sheen. The rescue is smoothly operated.

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The Ritual:

Massage into hands and cuticles throughout the day to keep skin and nails moisturised.

Ingredients: 

AQUA, PROPYLENEGLYCOL, CETEARYLALCOHOL (AND) POLYSORBATE 60, CERAALBA, ISOPROPYL MYRTSTATE, GLYCERINE, BETAINE, TOCOPHEROL, PASSIFLORAEDULIS (PASSION FRUIT) SEED OIL, ORYZA SATIVA (RICE) BRAN OIL, EUTERPEOLERACEA (ACAI) FRUIT OIL, PARFUM, HELIANTHUSANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL, ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE) LEAF JUICE, BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER, METHYLCHLOROISOTHIAZOLINONE, METHYLISOTHIAZOLINONE, MAGNESIUM CHLORIDE, MAGNESIUM NITRATE, LAVENDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) OIL, THYMUSVULGARIS (THYME) LEAF OIL, BENZYLALCOHOL, LINALOOL, BUTYLPHENYL METHYLPROPIONAL, LIMONENE HYDROXYISOHEXYL 3-CYCLOHEXENECARBOXALDEHYDE, CINNAMYLALCOHOL,GERANIOL, CITRAL, CITRONELLOL, EUGENOL
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Price: 495 INR (Total Tax 75 INR + Shipping Charges 95 INR)
Total 590 INR for One bottle of 320ml Hand Lotion 
Free Delivery: Above Rs. 799

Packaging:

The packaging is very decent and straight forward, The bottle is translucent with press top (Disc lid) cap. Though I wish they should managed a readable font under the ingredient section as I had a great difficulty reading it and the size of the bottle is little big for travelling kit.

IMG_2417My Experience with Kronokare: 

I ordered this product directly from Kronokare website which was an easy checkout process and received it super quickly within 1 or 2 days. The Package contained a 320ml bottle of Provencal Lavender Smooth(ening) operator, One free sample of “Polish The Blemish” Face scrub tube and company’s retail brochure.

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Provencal Lavender Smooth(ening) operator

The product is Light-weight, non-greasy, and easily absorbed into the skin just like any other lotions and perfect for normal to slightly dry skin but as I mentioned earlier I have an extremely dry skin and lotions are not meant for me so I may not buy this product again because I can still feel the dryness though I applied a generous amount of it but can’t blame the product because it has a nature of lotion, not a cream. Also, It has a very strong and intense fragrance which specifically doesn’t fall under my affinity as I prefer mild fragrances but overall it’s a decent product with few pros and cons mentioned below:

Pros:

  • Sulphate, Paraben, Silicone, Mineral Oil Free
  • Recyclable Packaging, Vegetarian Ingredient, Cruelty Free
  • Easily absorb in the skin without any grease
  • Fast Delivery
  • Easy checkout process
  • Available at major online stores

Cons:

  • Not for extremely dry skin
  • The ingredient font size is too small to read
  • Not available in stores easily
  • Size is too big to pack while traveling

Conclusion: 

Though it’s not for my skin type it’s a chemical free, environment-friendly product and can be a good choice for those who need moderate hydration. I try to promote ethical products and Kronokare seems one of them, This review is totally based on my experience but this may differ from others. Sometimes the product is really good but it may not suit a particular skin type and that doesn’t hold a company under scrutiny. I would love to hear your thoughts and experiences if you used Kronokare products, also I’m curious to know if there are lotions available for extremely dry skin because I would definitely love to try that!  I always provide a genuine review about the product so please don’t hesitate to drop any questions you have because this is the reason I’m putting my money and time into blogging so that I can solve your problems by answering the questions. Really I would love to interact with you all and if you’re not into a blog reading, let’s connect on Instagram to get familiar with all of my craziness and if you need a little motivation life than read here hope I’ll not disappoint you with words. I’m planning a one more ethical product to review very soon till then make world a better place 🙂

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