Taking my Music to Goa

Don’t be a fool for the city lights. One fine day, I just packed a swimsuit, a pair of flip-flops, sunglasses, a hat, sunscreen and some lip gloss and took off into the sunset. I had beer for breakfast and salt water for lunch, sand scrubs for pedicures and strangers for friends. I watched sunsets…

Being on Taupe

What this post is about: Eye shadow hacks to help you work those shadows the right way. Simple secrets that will help you attain better results no matter what look you wish to create. Learning to define the shape of your eyes The most basic principle behind the perfect eye shadow look is to define…

Counting Stars

“Always hold this truth to your heart: whether you are the artist, the mathematician, the entrepreneur or the gardener running your hands through the earth, nurture your curiosity, do not box yourself in; read, write, stargaze, solve, travel, illustrate, compose — explore. There are an infinite number of worlds  on this earth, you need only to…

I’ll Take Mine With Some Extra Spice

Review: Soph X Revolution Extra Spice Eye Shadow Palette with swatches, and two eye shadow looks – Sunset Glam and Midnight Grunge. She’s back. Bigger. Better. Spicier. Yes! SophDoesNails, the gorgeous YouTuber, is back with yet another collaboration from Makeup Revolution London — another mind-blowing eye shadow palette that has looks to kill, shades to die…

Come Into my World

Come into my world And you’ll find me Chasing my demons Fighting my shadows, You’ll see the soul That is just a memory Of what it used to be. You’ll see the eyes That lie like no other Of a truth that shivers With past reverberations, You’ll see a heart Martyred a long time ago…

Sunset in a Pan

Review: Soph X Makeup Revolution Palette with swatches, and three eye shadow looks – ‘Soft Grunge’, ‘Berry Glam’, and ‘Warning Up’. If you aren’t the ardent YouTube buff, then let me introduce you to SophDoesNails, a UK YouTuber who mainly focuses on UK drugstore makeup, wins her audience with her disarming, honest, humble, and relatable…

Moms aren’t Gentlemen

  “I don’t know — maybe the world has two different kinds of people, and for one kind the world is this completely logical, rice pudding place, and for the other it’s all a hit-or-miss macaroni gratin.” Haruki Murakami, The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle Prologue I sit next to my son, while he scoops up heaps of […]

Not Worth the Hype

What this post is about — mini reviews of my top 5 most disappointing beauty purchases from recent times. Dwelling on the negative isn’t my style, but learning from it definitely is. This post will be my first ever ‘not worth the hype‘ kind of post. I always prefer writing about things I love to do, to…

Flying Without Wings

I think of rivers, of tides. Forests and water gushing out. Rain and lightening. Rocks and shadows. All of these are in me. Haruki Murakami, Kafka on the Shore In many ways, freedom is often misunderstood as something that is controlled by an external source in our lives — a person, a situation, a condition,…

Secret Conversations

Whatever it is you are seeking, won’t come in the form you are expecting. Haruki Murakami, Kafka on the Shore Every now and then, you come to those crossroads – that fork in the narrow, meandering, unpredictable, forest trail of your being. A walk that began as an aimless journey and a hopeless quest for…