Say no to naked nails

Review: The Nykaa matt nail enamel in 5 shades – nougat bar, rasberry tart, blueberry frosting, pink meringue and nutcracker dreams As much as we would love to see nail paint brands like Essie, Ciaté London, Formula X and OPI opening stores in India, it’s a pleasant surprise to discover Indian brands such as Nykaa launching…

Go Gaga over Gigi

Review —The Maybelline X Gigi Hadid Limited Edition black eye liner and fiber mascara Say Hello! to Gigi Hadid’s Coast to Coast Makeup Collection in collaboration with Maybelline New York. A limited edited collection featuring eye liners, brow products, matt lipsticks, mascaras, lip liners and travel palettes, Gigi Hadid has transformed this plain Jane drugstore…

Don’t hide it. Period.

Let’s talk about the ‘period’ — says nobody in India. So, this Valentine’s Day let’s talk about a different kind of red. The most primitive phenomenon behind the source of our genesis, the ‘period’, is often associated with shame, embarrassment and secrecy. In a resolute attempt to break the menstrual taboo, The Better India campaign is…

Valentine’s day gift guide – for Her

Let me begin by emphasizing the fact that I belong to the anti-mush club. I have never really cared about Valentine’s day, neither have I given (or accepted) any gifts. But, I do love shopping for friends and family and often find ways to personalize a materialistic object to suit my signature, creative style. Those…

#bossbabe

What this post is about: Staying gorgeous on-the-go, whether it’s through traffic, long journeys or appointment hopping. Looking like a gorgeous mess doesn’t happen by accident. Looking perfectly imperfect, finding balance in the chaos and owning the #bossbabe attitude takes careful preparation. I am at my absolute worst when I have to keep up with…

Beauty resolutions to make for 2018

What this post is about: I’m proposing 8 beauty resolutions that you need to make and follow in twenty eighteen! Who’s with me? It’s time to own up! One month of twenty eighteen down, are you still going to the gym? Not eating ramen for dinner? Working on being more productive? Or training your mind…

Baby, it’s cold outside

What this post is about: My winter essentials for battling chapped lips, lifeless skin and all the havoc that harsh winters inflict on your mind and body. I’m that person who feels cold all the freaking time. Don’t get me wrong, I love myself some winter sun basking, but late night parties dancing in the…

Body type: works out, but definitely likes donuts

How many times in a week do you look at a piece of cake and want it to stop staring at you with bedroom eyes? I don’t know if you can be honest but it happens to me every single day. And I’m not even a big fan of cake. But I’m not supposed to…

Im Prada, you’re nada

Tis the season to be merry and wear all the party outfits you bought on that midnight sale! But, putting the perfect outfit together is not as easy as slurping up spaghetti pomodoro. Ask a woman who is going on a job interview, a first date or out with friends who are taller and slimmer…

Trending beauty staples

What this post is about: My current beauty favourites – products that are part of my daily makeup bag and those that I can’t stop raving about. I call it the beauty junkie’s block. You know when you love a product and can’t stop using it, when you forget about all the other awesome stuff…