Forest Essentials Eternal Youth Formula Date & Litchi Review: Hey guys, so I’ve been digging more and more skin care during this lockdown. One of my all time favourite brands is Forest Essentials. I bought their Night cream which is called the FE Eternal Youth Formula. My skin type is combination, and after a little online hunting, I got hooked to this one. Let’s learn more about the product below as well as my experience with it.
I usually prefer purchasing such expensive items from stores personally as much as possible. However in these COVID times, online purchase was my best bet. After this got delivered, I properly sanitised it with isopropyl alcohol and then started using it.
About Forest Essentials Eternal Youth Formula Date & Litchi
The Forest Essentials Advanced Eternal Youth Formula Date & Litchi is an ancient formulation from the early 17th century, made with the most effective and precious Ayurvedic ingredients including sweet Almond Oil, fermented Litchi juice and Date extracts, known for their ability to revitalize skin. This face moisturizer is the best for normal to dry skin and has been awarded as the ‘Best Night Cream’ by Harper’s Bazaar.
- This moisturizer diminishes fine lines
- It tones & firms the skin
- Helps prevent early signs of aging
- Improves elasticity of the skin
How to Use Forest Essentials Eternal Youth Formula Date & Litchi
- Use Every Night, After Cleansing & Toning
- Gently massage a pea sized amount of the Advanced Eternal Youth Formula Date & Litchi, using upwards strokes on the face and neck.
Essential Tip: Add a few drops of the Advanced Soundarya Facial Serum to this cream and massage well to wake up with an ethereal dewy lustre. You can also use the Ojas Beauty Balm before applying the Date & Litchi Cream, depending on your skin type.
Ingredients in Forest Essentials Eternal Youth Formula Date & Litchi
Price of Forest Essentials Eternal Youth Formula Date & Litchi
₹2595 for 30 mL
₹4200 for 50 mL
In Detail Forest Essentials Eternal Youth Formula Date & Litchi Review, Swatches and My Experience
The product comes in a classic forest essentials tub packaging. Plastic tub with a metallic golden colour screw top. I was amazed at like how they do not think about any hygiene measures while deciding on the packaging of such a costly product.
At this cost, I would have expected a better packaging, an airless jar may be? Anyways, its luxurious to look at because of the shiny golden top, but not always the best since you have to dip your fingertips every time you want to use it.
The FE eternal youth formula is off white in colour. It has a nice sweet smell to it and I want to say its kind of herbal. The smell is quite nice. It doesn’t stay for long. Once you have applied the product, it doesn’t linger around for more than a minute. It has a nice creamy consistency and a smooth texture. My cream looks melted because omg its hot in my city (in Rajasthan, India).
How I Use it
At night, after cleansing and toning, I take a pea size amount of this formula and apply it on my face and neck. A little goes a long way and you do not need a lot of it. Just a small amount is enough for the entire face and neck area.
Make sure to apply it in gentle massaging motions to reap the optimum benefits this formula has to offer. Since this does not have any SPF in it, and also because the consistency is slightly on the heavy side , I do not apply it during the day.
So I have been using this for over a month now and I have started noticing results. First things first, this gets absorbed in the skin in like 5 to 8 minutes after application. Not super fast. After it is absorbed, it doesn’t leave any sticky or greasy feeling behind. When I wake up the next day, my skin looks hydrated and healthy.
It has healed all the dry spots on my face and since I’ve been using this, no new dry areas have shown up on my skin. Over a period of time my skin has become softer to touch and my complexion looks more even. All these benefits can fairly be attributed to its excellent hydrating property.
Forest Essentials markets this as an “anti ageing night cream”. I think the marketing is totally on point. Such a lovely moisturising product sure needs to be on the anti ageing list. Because most signs of ageing are caused due to loss of moisture and dehydration. Secondly I think this is a great night cream as well because it works well overnight in healing and revitalising the skin.
This cream is specially suitable for dry, dry to normal and combination skin beauties. I am not sure if oily skin lovelies will love this because like I said before, it does have slightly heavy consistency.
Another thing I would like to mention is, you can start using this cream even if you’re in your 20s. I am in late 20s and I think anti ageing products really help prevent dryness in the skin. You do not have to wait to enter your late 30s in order to start using anti ageing products.
The Forest essentials eternal youth formula is quite costly. But then if you are looking for a good night cream and ready need to invest in something which gives good results, you should totally invest in this cream. You can try out the smaller 30 mL size first. I have been enjoying using this and I would love to repurchase it.
More Photos, Swatches
PROs of Forest Essentials Eternal Youth Formula Date & Litchi
- Smells good.
- Provides great hydration without being sticky.
- Works overnight to heal dry and rough skin.
- Never gave me any breakouts.
- Made of all natural ayurvedic ingredients.
- Made in India.
CONs of Forest Essentials Eternal Youth Formula Date & Litchi
- Not the best packaging for such a costly product.
- Costly. I remember a few years back, forest essentials used to sell this for INR 2875/- for 50 mL. I wonder why did they increase the price to almost double.
- May not be suitable for oily skin beauties.
- Store it in the fridge for additional cooling and soothing effect when you apply it.
- Do not use it during the day because it does not have sun protection factor. In addition, this may be a little bit heavy for day time use.
- Because this is super costly, try for deals around holidays (Diwali, Holi, Eid, Christmas). Forest Essentials rarely has discounts but they do offer like free products along with purchases during offer season.