2018 Favourites – Quarter One

I’m a big sucker for yearly favourites on You Tube, and feel inspired to do something similar on my space, here. However, a full year of favourites maybe a bit too much information to spill all at once (and monthly is way too often), so I’m dividing this series into four quarters. Also, I can’t […]

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Hat, sunglasses, sunscreen. Check.

Review: The Face Shop Natural Sun Eco Sebum Control Hydrating Sun Cream. Gosh, that’s a long one to remember! If there was one piece of advice I would give my younger self it would be this – don’t be reckless, always wear sunscreen. I have extremely sensitive skin prone to redness, allergies and severe tanning […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Lips don’t lie

Review: Nykaa Matteilicious lip crayons in 6 colours: Next Level Nude, Lacy Luck, Pink on Fleek, Jade Rose, Kiss and Tell and Call me Scarlet. The pictures in this post are proof that I never expected to fall so madly in love with these crayons and do a review. Most of them have been sharpened […]

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Stay calm and stand corrected

Review: The L.A. Girl Pro Conceal HD colour correctors in light yellow and peach I was always weary of experimenting with colour correctors, until I met this one. Colour correcting always seemed like a marketing gimmick to me; brands trying to sell beauty junkies a dolled-up concealer. But sometimes it’s gratifying to prove yourself wrong, […]

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TLC for the skin you’re in

Review: My K-beauty CTM routine with The Face Shop Herb Day 365 Cleansing Foam (Aloe), The Face Shop Chia Seed Hydrating Toner, Innisfree Bija Trouble Lotion, and Innisfree Perfect 9 Repair Eye Cream In India, we always have to wait for the world to fall in love with something before we become loyal followers. Whether it […]

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