Dec 31, 2011

Happy New Year

Happy New Year to all my darlings
Have a beautiful year ahead.

Let me know if you liked the card. I made it with stuffs that I collected in 2011.

Tons of love to all of you!!!

Dec 28, 2011

Berry Love - Maybelline Color Sensational Lipstick 065 Hooked on Pink Swatch and Review

I am the most anti-berry lipstick person that you can find on earth. Whenever I got any either they are very blue or to mangenta. So, in the end I always give them to my aunts who happy use them as a gift. But you must have every shade of nailpolish and lipsticks right? I can almost say checked for nail polish as I have got more than 50 colours but for lipsticks the stash is still building. So will all my guts I again picked up a berry lipcolour. But will it be my-berry-lip?

Dec 27, 2011 Shopping Experience

 I got both my packages today from I actually received them in weekend but they were in my office so you know the story.

How I ended up with two order? I wanted to try a new moisturizer and thought of trying the L'Oreal Hydra range for a change. While browsing I ended up with 2 more eye pencils is rude if you buy only one thing right? ^_^
The next day I came to know that they are having Sale going its again rude if you don't buy during sale right? .....please nod ^_^

NYX Smokey Look Palette One Night in Morocco Swatches and Review

I finally decided its time to review the Smokey Look Palette One Night in Morocco. 

According to website - Its a two tier palette with 8 matte eye-shadows for a smokey look, 1 n*de eye shadow base for the eye-shadows to last long and 4 lip-colors to complement the smokey look.

Dec 25, 2011

Merry Christmas!

Wishing you all a very Merry Christmas

All the pics were taken today evening. Hope you like the collage that I made. The tree was from Sarojini, Delhi and ornaments from Brahmaputa Market, Noida.

Dec 24, 2011

Christmas Special - Glitter Nails

Here comes the final post of Christmas Specials. Tying to capture the red, green, golden and lots of sparkles here. Hope you like it!

Christmas Special - Revlon Super Lustrous Lipstick Kiss Me Coral

Revlon Kiss me Coral. The name only is so enchanting. For some reason I did not wanted to wear a red but orange on lips. But since its Christmas, it has to be red so I got this orange with red undertones - the perfect coral.

Colorbar I-Glide Jaded Swatch and Review

Hello Divas,

For Christmas, I have decided to 3 post for today. Something you can actually wear and look totally Christmassy (if that is even a word *wink* ). So, I will start it with an eyeliner which I absolutely adore - Colorbar I-Glide Jaded.

Swatch - It is a pearl finish jaded green color. In case you have not jumped into the colored eyeliner wagon, then you can easily start with this one.

Dec 23, 2011

Flirty? Lakme Lip Love Conditioner Flirt

Sometimes I love when the cosmetics have name for their shade instead of number. But many times they just go overboard. For Lakme it was the Lip Love Conditioners that they launched around August/September. It was launched in 4 variants - Siren, Charmer, Flirt and Hottie. I got Flirt.

Dec 22, 2011

Crackle Vs Crackle

From the first time I saw crackle nail paints, I know I wanted them. As usual my wait started as you know it takes time for stuffs to get in India. When I spotted them in Colorbar Shop (mind it that its not the counters), i was in seventh heaven. Though the price was steep at INR 499, pertaining to my what if I regret later disease, I got it. When I told another nail art addict friend about it, she also wanted it but not for 499! Then started our journery to keep a cheap cost effective crackle polish.

And finally I found one names Lucky Star which have crackle in 12 colours for just 130 INR.

Is it as good as the Colorbar one? Lets check

MAC's New Makeup Line with Iris Apfel

With the collaboration of Fashion icon Iris Apfel, MAC is going to launch a new makeup line. Just like her attention seeker spects the range contains some real attention grabber colors. I must say that at the tender age of 90 she has brought up something really awesome. A very nice collection in fact who loves brights.

Dec 21, 2011

Tiny New U Haul + Rant

We do not have a Sephora in India. To buy makeup you have to visit those multi-brands outlets like Shoppers Stop or Lifestyle or Pantaloons. No I never like to buy makeup from small shops selling everything who call them ‘beauty shops’! For Skincare? Lucky if you get them in general stores or those same shops which sells beauty stuffs. When I first say New U in CSM, Noida my heart skipped a beat – makeup, skincare, hair care and deos (no perfumes *sigh*….so hard to please nah!).

Dec 20, 2011

Revlon Super Lustrous Lipstick Swatches (The Brights!)

For Christmas you got to have red everywhere. Be it lips or nails. But sometime it might be OTT. So here are 4 bright lipsticks (red and non-red) from Revlon that you can try for Christmas. Ohhh look a star!

1. 725 Love that Red

2. 750 Kiss me Coral

3. 626 Cha Cha Cherry

4. 440 Cherries in the Snow - The name is screaming Christmas!

They even have shades with name Va Va Violet!

Sarojini Nagar Shopping on Saturday

"If you stay in Delhi and do no shop from Sarojini...dikkar hae tumpe(shame on you)" - this is what somebody told me when I was about to shift from Bangalore. But somehow or other I never went there. I once there once but I was in a hurry so picked up some shoes and tees. But this time I was prepared to roam like crazy.

Dec 19, 2011

Ponds Active Moisture with Active Moisture Lock Technology

Ponds Active Moisture is marketed as a face moisturiser with a active moisture lock technology (...what?)
BTW please appreciate the time it took to balance the glass tub on the silky container.

Dec 17, 2011

Taxi Nail Art ;-D

Here is something dedicated to the taxi's with green stripes of Delhi. (The black is very hard to clean. I left it that way as I do want to mess the polish)

Nail Polish Used:

Dec 16, 2011

Inglot For-Oh-One Lippe - The Matt Coral

Inglot Lipstick 401 Matt is a vibrant coral color. The sort of color with which you can bring all the attention to your lips.

Essential for Nail Art Lovers - Sally Hansen Strengthening Polish Remover

The thing that a nail art loves must have more than nail polish and art DIY is a great nail polish remover. A remover that does its main job perfectly without irritating the nail surface, that does not stings the cuticle and leaves a wonderful shine behind. And guys I have found THE ONE!

Dec 15, 2011

For the Love of Scrubs - Lush Sweet Lips

I <3 Scrubs. I make my scrubs, I buy any different type of scrubs and believe me I scrub almost everyday day (Very light circular motion, not rubbing your skin out types. Its basically because I hate the streaky feeling that soap leaves behind but a scrub will always make the skin supple because of the base in it.) So when a scrub lover like me first time spotted the lip scrubs near the billing counter in Lush, could I have said no?

Dec 14, 2011

End of 'Taupe' Search - Deborah Milano Shine Tech 57 Nailpolish

Deborah Milano Shine Tech 57 Nailpolish

Like any other nail paint addict, I wanted a Taupe nail paint. Its look great on all nail shapes, and lengths plus gr8 hit this fall. Unfortunately, I could not find any. I thought of getting the one from NYX girls while ordering from Joys Cosmetics. But then I thought buying a nail paint online might look stupid just to realize that they sent a nail paint as gift :O.

Dec 13, 2011

The Body Shop Update!!!

Body Shop India has brought back all the winter specials in their shops! Was so delighted when I spotted Cranberry Joy and Spiced Vanilla in stores recently. I think they missed Jolly Orange this time but not sure as I saw its pic in the promotions. 

Edit - 14 Dec 10:50 - Updated by Body Shop India Page on FB:

"Flavor Vanilla to pamper your Body : Treats by the Body Shop: Gloriously indulgent aromatic spices and oriental flowers are blended together to cocoon and pamper your body in pure pleasure this winter.
The Range consists of Spiced Vanilla Body Butter, Lip Balm , Body Scrub , Soap , Bath Bubble"

Edit - 13 Dec 20:33 - There is another one!! - candied ginger! just saw the update in FB:

Dec 12, 2011

Orange and Coral Lipstick for Pigmented Lips

My lips are pigmented in an unusual way and kinda pale during winters. Opaque lip colors are must. Luckily I found 2 everyday lip colours from Maybelline Color Sensational Moisture Extreme Range - Bronze Orange and Coral. Pink They do not have any sparkle or shimmer so perfect for everyday use. They are always in my office makeup pouch.

Dec 8, 2011

Cocoa War - Palmer vs Vaseline vs Khadi

Girls love choclate. Any doubts! What if you wanna indulge and stuck in some stupid diet to reduce that extra pound. Lord has finally heard us and introduced cocoa butter body lotions. At least you can enjoy the lingering smell of chocolate on your skin :)

Dec 3, 2011

Joy's Cosmetics - The Best Place NYX Lovers

 I always wanted something from NYX . Finally I got these pretty ladies from Joys Cosmetics in Ebay. Yes these are my first NYX products :-/

Why Joys Store? Simply because they give things in the best price even after including shipping. Cheaper than PorkDaisy, UrbanTouch or any other websites.

For example in UT, you get a cream blush for INR 550 which they say are on 10% off. But in Joy's you get 2 cream blushes with shipping to India for INR you do the maths for your savings :)

Burt's Bees Beeswax Lip Balm Review

Burt's Bees Beeswax Lip Balm is the most different lip care product that I have used. It not very balmy and sticky like vaseline or chap-stick. The problem I face with chap-sticks are that they feel heavy on you lips so I tend to wipe them in few minutes but as my lips to dry again, I have to reapply again. This way I am trapped in the vicious cycle. With this tin soldier, I do not have to worry now.

Dec 2, 2011

How to make Shower Cream using a Soap in 3 steps

Winter is here and if you also have dry skin then at times even shower gels can dry up the skin further. My Body Shop Spiced Vanilla Shower Gel ... which the most relaxing shower gel ever was getting over and I have no idea if Body Shop will launch it again. So, I decided to make my own creamy shower cream.......Here is a very easy way to make your own shower cream - as thick , as soft and as good as you want it to be :)

Dec 1, 2011

Cheapest Nail Art Supplies on Ebay + Free Gift

After all my search I finally found a wonderful seller where I could get Image plates for Rs 99 (they are sold at prices aroun 250 to 350 in shops or online stores), fimo clay sticks for Rs 7.50 and stamp for Rs 135 or 200.

Price : I paid 442 for 3 plates and 1 stamper  + 30 for shipping!!! A call this a loot :)

Here are the image plates that I got.

Palmer's Cocoa Butter Formula Jar - Savior for Dry Skin

My experience with cocoa butter was not good. Please don't judge me as my first product was some lip balm from lotus herbal with cocoa flavor. It had a very bad artificial smell. It just slept in my wardrobe the whole time and expired there. RIP.

Coming to the review, this time when I visited Kolkata I saw this tub. This time when I smelt it I realized how amazing the cocoa butter can smell. It was like being in the lap of clouds. So Damn relaxing!

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