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Good product, horrible staff.
I was in Highpoint getting shoes for work when this lady catches my eye and pushes this free sample into my hands. I was polite and said I have to go. She is asking all these questions and doing my nails when I didn’t ask. She basically forced me to buy this product I can’t afford saying “I will discount it”. She is then trying to push more products on me. It seems like it works well getting rid of dead skin but horrible way to sell products. Are these people trained this way? I am actually scared to walk in that entrance of the mall again. Horrible bullying.
Purchased in March 2021 for $115.00.
Ok product but horrific company
The product itself is nice to use but I’m not convinced it does what the sellers tell you it does, but also NOT worth the $160 price tag or the absolute bullying you receive to purchase it. I’ve read other reviews from different locations and they have all been identical to my experience. I was lured to try a tester and me being too kind to say no I said ok I’ll take a tester, and the lady dragged me to a seat and made me sit for her to put products on me. I had both of my small children with me in a pram who were obviously upset and wanting me...to keep walking but she kept pressuring me to stay. She ended up testing this product on my hand and I was moderately impressed but told her I couldn’t afford it. That’s when she offered me a free facial, and I told her no I can’t I have to take my kids home. She walked over to her boss and whispered soemrhing to him and then comes back to me and she literally takes her phone asked for my NUMBER and says she will text me so I have a way to contact her and book in for a free facial when I’m kid free. I foolishly believed her and gave into her pressuring and bought the stupid product hoping to at least get a nice facial out of it. Sure enough I text her the next day to book in a time and no reply. I walk past her at the stall every time I’m in Westfield geelong and feel sick to my stomach that I wasted the last of my money on something she conned me into buying. Seriously people don’t buy from this brand!!!
Purchased for $160.00.
This product made my skin worse
I'm from the Philippines and this product from Australia or owned by an Israeli made my skin worse. I was walking in the mall with my friend and suddenly a lady appeared to my side in front of their shop holding a small teaspoon or whatever you call it with a product on it and started applying something on my skin. My friend told me to ignore, but ignored my friend instead of the sales woman. So we found ourselves sitting on their lobby while the sales woman who approached me continuously applying the thing onto my hand and showed me how the fi...rst layer of dead skin cells were removed. She applied it to my friend as well, who gave me disgusting looks. So this material is so damn expensive yet I bought it because they promised to change and improve my skin. I'm suffering for pimple breakouts for several years now. Having sensitive skin, I only use Cetaphil as my partner soap. And Micellar toner. Nothing more. My face didn't have pimples for the longest time and I was happy about it since I was able to control it, until this Manuka thing came to my life. It's disgusting how they keep lowering the price from ₱6,000 plus to ₱4,000 just for me to get it. The sales woman told me "Sir, this is the first time I'm doing this but I'm going to give this for you at a lower price. Not only that, you can have you free facial today as well. I'm also giving this voucher to you for next month so that you can avail the free facial. Sir, this is the first time I'm doing this and I'll only do it for you since my boss is not here". "Wow!" I uttered inside my head. "What a nice woman she is". Of course, because I'm stupid and gullible. Then, her assistant was like "imagine that sir". It feels like I owe her something for giving that magical voucher to me. She even showed me pictures of some of her clients. The before and after pics that represents how changed they are right now. So, next I found myself in front of their cashier and swiping my debit card. It actually failed twice then I told her to try it again bypassing the PIN. Woah! It worked. I was charged. How the heck didn't I listen to my guardian angel who was trying to save me at that very moment? I found myself next lying on their bed and one of their therapist working on my free facial. She was kind and nice though but I hate the fact that she didn't wear some gloves and keep touching my face with her bare hands. She even mentioned she ate nuts before that. I wonder if she washed her hands though? So unpro. Not sure if I'm gonna user their soap made from the Dead Sea.
Purchased in November 2020 at Pain Stop.
Really is amazing
Gosh this stuff is amazing. I wish I could afford to maintain using it. Have used up 2 bottles in the last 3+ years.. and will buy again once finances allow. I had a pushy sales rep, but I just told them let the product sell itself mate, and it sure did.
Purchased in August 2017 for $165.00.
Manipulative if you see in a shopping centre RUN
Horrible manipulation from the sales people, had the same experience as other users, I was dragged into a stall and told to try the product on my hands, then was shown how after using the peel the moisturiser sinks in more, only he didn’t think I noticed on the hand with product on he put a dab of moisturiser and on the other he put quadruple the amount? When I pointed it out to him I was told ‘no no darling it just soaks in that much better using our Manuka honey scrub!’ Then when I kept refusing he kept lowering And lowering the price. Blatan...tly using dishonest tactics to push the sale by using different amounts of product and lying about it. Do not deal with this people they are dishonest and obviously not selling a high end product if they can halve the price and then some when you refuse.
I feel like I have a baby skin
The product is really good, it makes my skin soft and clean. It is good to remove all dead cells and make the skin breath again. A weekly exfoliating is something everyone should do, and this product certainly makes the skin looks great.
Manipulative, pushy, rude sales assistant not adhering to COVID-19 safety laws. A violating experience.
I was accosted by a pushy and manipulative sales assistant outside the store on Little Collins Street in Melbourne today. The woman lured me in with over the top compliments on how good my skin was, and insisted I needed to preserve it. She sat me down and started using this product on my hand, which removed the top layer of skin. She didn't ask, but she just grabbed and started doing this. It was a gross violation of my boundaries and my body. Her spiel continued for ages and she kept pushing a $300 kit on me, offering more and more freebies i...ncluding free facials in store and soaps and extra products. She didn't care that I didn't want to buy anything and kept falsely lowering the price, saying it was below cost (I find this hard to believe). When I encountered her in the street she was friendly and I simply thought she was going to offer me a sample in the store but she just went on and on and it was almost impossible to leave or get a word in. She had no respect for my boundaries and did not adhere to covid rules. Her mask was down under her nose and she kept grabbing my arm and hand and sat way too close. As she figured out she wasn't going to get a sale from me she became visibly angry and rude. Very manipulative behaviour all round. I am very well educated in psychopathy and abuse and she was employing psychopathic techniques in order to try to make a sale. I was not impressed and I felt grubby and violated from the experience. I even considered going to local police afterwards to report their behaviour which I consider extortionate and very risky during covid. Currently considering other avenues to report this brand and stop them from behaving like this with decent and unsuspecting customers.
This company if it is a company!!!!!!!
Firstly the staff at the Westfield in Geelong grabbed my arm & made me go into there shop & test out products after telling him I wouldn’t buy them & I couldn’t afford them.
He said that’s okay it’s $200 and I could give me a discount of $100 I said no I can’t he said hang on I have a ripped box I’ll give it to you for $89 I said no I have to go he grabbed my wrist and said no no test it out the moisturiser isn’t absorbing into your skin. I told him I use high end products I’m not interested he then ask...
Fabulous product, good for sensitive skin.
I've used this product for a few years now. My skin looks and feels great, including the rosacea areas. I'm in my early 50s. The sales tactics referred to in other reviews are true and unfortunate. I buy online now.
Something new and rewarding
I am so impressed about the Manuka Honey Peel! It is mind blowing how you can see the results Clearly. I am definitely getting some and using! Give it a try
Purchased in August 2020 at Origani.
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My experience with Origani has been terrible, I purchased the products mentioning to the rep I have very sensitive skin. He ensure me that the products are natural and will be perfect for my skin. I started using the cleanser, night cream and the face peel, instantly my skin broke out in massive blind pimples almost like zits, my skin was so sore to touch it hurt even showering with my face under the water. I stopped using the product after 3 week. I was told me skin my break out and then it will clear up hense why I carried on using the produc...t. I contacted Origani and heard nothing mentioning I would like a refund, 5 weeks after stopping the routine my skin was still so tender and red. I contacted organi again as I went to a beautician to analyse my skin, my skin was burnt from the products, I contacted organi again mentioning I would like to return the products and have my money refunded and how terrified I am of the products. I got an email back saying sorry and to come in store for a free facial, I thanked you for the facial and declined as I do not wish to use any of their products on my face. 6 months later origani have not made any contact or resolved this matter. You are more than happy to take someones money but you are not happy to resolve or refund when the product is not suited for someone. I have now paid another $2800 to get my skin back to how it was before using your products.
Purchased in November 2019 at Origani for $310.00.
Pushy sales guy in Sydney (Parramatta Westfield) but great product!
Pushy sales guy in Sydney (Parramatta Westfield) but great product! My bad I rubbed it hard on my face and skin peeled lot more lol .. so just rub gently. Has made a lot of difference to my pores and overall complexion. I use it once a week. Long lasting and worth the buy. Still I would say it’s expensive! Got it for $80 or so. Please bring down the price in light of you having pushy sales people and negative feedbacks below
Purchased in March 2019 at Westfield Sydney Parramatta for $85.00.
Psychopathic sales person
I feel compelled to write a review despite quite some time has passed, as I see how others have had the same unpleasant sales technique experience. So it’s obviously still happening which means the company is either not managing this or approves of it.
I actually bought two products at the time, the peel being one of them, at the Hobart mall. I must say I felt mentally battered after the experience. Even after buying two products the sales person wouldn’t let me go, nearly physically obstructing me from leaving. He talked fast and just wouldn’...t stop. I noticed similar comments from others as I looked up the company’s website with the intention of buying another peel. Today I found my jar at the back of the cupboard and it still had a bit left over. So I used it and despite several years gone by, it still worked wonderfully. But finding the jar immediate reminded me how awful I felt at the time and quite some time after! I actually had to become angry to get away from this man, not that this put him off... The product itself is great. Product 5 star, experience -5.
Pushy sales tactics - waste of time
I was completely turned off buying any of the products due to the pushy and invasive nature of the salesman in Melbourne Central store.
He must have wasted 20minutes of my time despite me repeatedly saying I would have to think about it before purchasing. Also disappointed that he tried for all this time to sell me the Manuka Honey Face Peel for $165 and at the very last second dropped the price to $99 which I later found out was the price on their official website! So glad I didn’t fall for his awful sales tactics having seen the far reduced ...
Purchased in March 2020.
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I encountered different sale persons at different occasions and places. Their method of approaching was invasive and impersonal, the same.
It is not a coincidence that many reviewers here shared the same experience. Suffice to say that this is definitely their trained method directly from the Origani.
Don't bother sending info about their misbehaving sale persons to them, they all have known too well about what has been happening. A long list of bad reviews have been here for many years, still they took no action.
If they had done something, there wouldn't be new reviewers coming here every now and then.
Clearly, this is a disgusting company period
Today Steve showed me what this product can do, even for a geriatric nomad almost 68 y/o. I was very impressed by it. I use a moisturiser as I’m always in the outdoors on my solo travels around Australia. Steve reinforced that it should only be used once weekly. However, as I travel around between pension days I do need to enforce a strict budget and plan ahead for things like this so I wasn’t in a position to purchase right now.
I don't normally write reviews, but this experience just kind of blew me away to be honest. This is not an inherently bad product, but the way it was being sold to me was awful. Very pushy woman who would not take no for an answer even after saying I was in a hurry 'if the product feels good on your skin why are you not buying it??', and happily went on about how large my pores were. If anyone from this company happens to be reading this, please discourage this behaviour from your salespeople. First impressions matter a lot, and unfortunately this experience became my first impression of your company. It has soured my view of the brand and I can see that I'm not the only one who has encountered similar.
Amazign product for oily skin
I tried the manuka honey peel at garden City shopping centre in Brisbane , it felt amazing on my skin , the moisturiser absorb much better after the peel ! thanks to tom m now i my skin is feel much smoother and I am so happy to try this product !
Purchased in February 2020 for $165.00.
Starting To Look After My Face
I met Tom at Garden City. I tried Manuka Honey on my face and the results were so good just after one time. My pores are so clean now. so happy to take this product home with me today.
Purchased in February 2020.
very good experience
melanie. Mario is a very good seller. He show me different products for clean my skin. He take the time to explain. and now i will just throw worlds here cause i need 30 words :) i took the Manuka Peel in the Myer
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Questions & Answers
Is it safe to use when its already expired?
Just used my open bottle again (expiring on 2021) after a couple of months & surprised that after 10 seconds, no dead cells came off like before when I rinsed it off with warm water. I also saw my skin tightened in the horizontal direction that I applied the gel. Was I supposed to massage it first before dead cells come off?? Am guessing that I bought it late 2018 or mid 2019? Is the tightening the effect of expired product?
I bought a luxury facial collection after being assured it will last me a year. I was in a very vulnerable state emotionally and feel I was massively taken advantage of. May I say your sales team seem to be like MLM representatives with the ethics described on this forum. I am having second thoughts about using the products now.
Please tell me of your training processes and why your representatives are so goddamned slippery smooth and pushy. I suspect a commission basis as a matter of course. This is why I never buy commercial products. I should have stuck with health food store products. At least I feel assured of their ethics.
I’m sure they last a year if you use it sparingly like just 2 times a month, which I have been doing as advised by the Sales Rep I bought it from. But please don’t commit yourself to buying anything if you’re not fully convinced before buying. This goes for any product you buy
Hope this was helpful
Thank you Jenny. I was advised to use it 1 - 2 times a week.
Anyway, I’m over this particular freak out anyway. I do like the effect it had on my skin after first usage.
|Category||Cleansers and Exfoliators|
|Personal Preferences||Certified Organic, Cruelty Free and Vegan Friendly|
|Skin Type||Combination, Dry, Normal and Oily|
|Application||Body and Face|
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