Forest Essentials Facial Cleanser Mashobra Honey

There was a phase when I wanted all my skincare products to be from the natural line. Yes I know we all go through phases and it was during one such phase I tried lots of products from Forest essentials. Some of it worked really well for me while some I will never repurchase. So to see how the cleanser fared read on.

Forest Essentials Facial Cleanser Forest

Forest Essentials Facial Cleanser Forest

About the product:

Pure raw honey, containing vitamins B and C along with active enzymes, hydrates and softens the skin. Natural rosewater tones the skin while balancing lemon oil cleanses and purifies it. Nutritious royal jelly and bee pollen nourish the skin and add a vibrant glow. Suitable for all skin types

Price : INR 875 for 200ml



Steam Distilled rose water, Olive oil derivatives, Fresh lemon juice, Organic Honey, Nagkesar, Anantmool, Kumud, Bee Pollen, Royal Jelly, Phenoxyethanol and Base QS

How it fared:

If you have known Forest essentials for some time, you would have by now, noticed that they have changed their packaging. The new ones are super classy, relates to the name luxurious, sturdy and travel friendly. There is one fact though, that the glossy golden coating starts to peel after a period of use :-(


The cleanser has the consistency of thick liquid that is not too runny. It truly reminds you of one of the main ingredients, Honey. The cleanser itself is very mild and without being too foamy and drying, does the job well. Although for heavy duty makeup it might not work in one go. I usually clean off makeup with a makeup remover and then follow up with the cleanser. The resultant skin is soft, clean and conditioned. It also imparts a subtle healthy glow to the skin. As I mentioned previously, the cleanser does not dry out the skin and cause any stretchiness whatsoever.

Forest Essentials Facial Cleanser

Forest Essentials Facial Cleanser

 I love the fragrance that the cleanser carries. It is mild and for me the scent is predominantly of rose water. The ingredient list, as you must have already noted, also does not disappoint and is in fact quite tempting.

Forest Essentials Facial Cleanser swatch

Forest Essentials Facial Cleanser swatch

The cleanser, I feel, will especially suit those with sensitive skin that is prone to breakout since its very mild and is loaded with fewer chemicals than the usual similar variants.


  • Mild cleanser
  • Pleasant Fragrance
  • Mostly natural ingredients
  • Does not dry out the skin
  • Mild foam and thereby no subsequent stretchiness
  • Gives a subtle healthy glow to the skin


  • It is quite expensive for a cleanser
  • I am not sure what the foaming agents is

So overall if you are looking to pamper yourself with some everyday luxury in the form of a mild cleanser, give the range a shot.

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