The day you take an hour to dress up, do your hair, manicure your nails, and wear the attitude — will be the day your life will be the most ordinary. ♥ A few years ago, I was all about the colours, the florals, the bright lip, the coral blush and the pink shadow. So, it’s […]Read More The beauty of dressing down
Of all the years I’ve managed to survive on this planet, this is the year where I’ve been asked that dreadful question the most ‘How old are you?’, ‘Your age, ma’am?’, or the very subtle ‘You must be under 30, no?’. No, I’m not. I’m 32, mom of a two-year-old, with a mind of my […]Read More 23 things I have learnt in 32 years
It’s been a while since I did a round-up of my current beauty favourites from the drugstore world, something I always plan to do but never get around to it because I feel like such posts are boring to write and boring to read. At the same time, I want you to know what’s keeping […]Read More Current Favourites – Beauty
Better an oops than a what if – Beau Taplin For a long time now I have wanted to write this post – ever since I read this quote gracefully hand-lettered on a toilet seat cover by @stephankunz – ‘Create something today, even if it is shit’. I have spent weeks, sometimes months, ruminating over […]Read More Right time
Gone are the days when makeup meant some Nivea cream, some Ponds powder and a Lakme lipstick. Today, we have an overwhelming number of brands, products and techniques, and with it comes the strange, confusing, drag community terminology! This lingo is hurled at you by the beauty YouTubers, the beauty blogosphere and even at those […]Read More Contour. Strobe. Bake.
Where there is love, there is conflict. A close friend recently told me something that brought me a sense of inner calm, a sense of familiarity with the demons inside me, and a sense of forgiveness for my greed to feel truly happy — a foreign addiction that seems to have consumed my being recently. He […]Read More The Wars Within
I have to put this down in writing — NYX Professional Makeup is my all-time favourite drugstore brand. Over time, I have tried a lot of products from NYX starting with the soft matte lip creams when they first launched in India, to their primers (angel veil), lipsticks, slide on eye pencils (black sparkle is my […]Read More Must-have travel eye palette – NYX Lid Lingerie
There was our time, when we learnt about beauty, boys, sex and everything else worth knowing from our parents, our peers, our books and our social interactions. We became self-aware and aware of the curious world around us by experimentation, by taking risks, by putting ourselves out of our comfort zones and then learning to […]Read More The WAIT.
Fifty may seem like TMI* about me, but it had to be fifty, because babydolls, this is my freakin’ 50th blog post! You heard that right! FIFTEEE. Gimme my five seconds of legit gloating. Now, let’s move on. I need to start with a Disclaimer – If you meet me and ask me if any […]Read More 50 random facts about me
Review: of the Colorbar Kiss-proof Lip Stains in three shades – Rustic, Royal Pink, and Haute Latté The History There are some really praise-worth, affordable drugstore brands that get swept under the carpet for the sole reason that nobody wants to talk about them because nobody ever talks about them! Colorbar USA is one such brand. I have […]Read More Colorbar liquid lipsticks – the unsung heroines