Lemongrass Body Scrub review


You all should know by now that I have a teeny obsession with body scrubs and shower gels that are all natural. Teeny might not describe it all that well, but who cares 😛 I visited the Saturday Good Market last weekend with a good friend of mine and although the whole event was coming to an end I managed to snag this from an all organic and natural products stall. I should have stayed away but…

I’m also a sucker for scents and this one smells super ahhh-mazing! The lady at the stall just opened the tub for a whiff and that was pretty much all it took for me to say “Okay, I’m getting that!”. So yes, the body scrub is made of all natural and organic ingredients produced and made in Sri Lanka. This scrub in particular includes aloe, sea salt, clay and of course lemongrass essence. You can literary see the sea salt in the scrub which actually surprised me.


So far I’ve just tried it on my arms and I do love the sea salt and aloe working themselves on my skin. I did not however think all that much about how my skin felt and also smelt afterwards. There was not much of a lemongrass scent on my skin which left me feeling a little disappointed and also, my skin did not feel all too soft and supple.

The tub costed Rs. 1,000 which is pretty darn decent but I do not think it’s something I’d repurchase or recommend to anyone simply because I do not see it showing any results after one use.


Good Market loving!

Ever heard of achcharu?  In short its a type of pickle made in Sri Lanka and enjoyed as a side dish and as well as a snack.  There are plenty of varieties available (spicy, sour and sweet) with vegetables and fruits. My favourites are the ones made out of fruits like raw mangoes, pineapple and ambarella.


The Good Market was initiated sometime last year and has caught on quite well in Colombo.  It’s a fair like event that brings together people who grow organic produce like vegetables and fruits, bake, craft products out of natural and hand made items and sell them all in the same place. 


It’s held on Thursdays by the Diyawanna Oya, Saturdays at the Reid Avenue Race Course and Sundays at the Crescat outdoor car park.  I love dropping by on Sundays so that I can get my hands on some yummy cakes, fresh fruit juice and of course achcharu! 


I love the cakes by both Butter Boutique and The Cakery. Each mouthful is moist and so yummilicious all the time.  Last week I had a chocolate creme tart and then I tried a strawberry shortcake which was super delicious. 


There’s also fruity popsicles, homemade ice creams, peanut butter cake, lemon meringue, all sorts of cheesecake, cookies and brownies and more. Sounds too tempting right?


Happy Sunday! Xoxo