June 2015

Za Perfect Solution Youth Whitening Serum (Review)

June 25, 2015
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What age is actually the right time to start protecting skin from anti-aging? Well, dermatologists consider this question vague, because aging process takes place differently in different women. On an average, 25th year of your birth is the time when you should start investing in anti-aging skincare regimes. But is it justifying to put your skin through these chemicals, when maybe your skin is still young and hasn’t shown signs of aging yet? Most of the skincare products that are available in the market are either for the young teens or for the ladies who have started aging. But what about the young girls in their 20s who are freshly out of their budding years and are slowly growing into womanhood? Za Beauty has surely taken this point into consideration and have presented a serum that is perfect for the women in their 20s. This serum is not an anti-aging product, but more of a process that delays first signs of aging. What’s interesting about the product is that it has been designed, keeping in mind the modern reasons of aging. Gone are the days when aging was only limited to motherhood or your hormonal/biological changes. In today’s chemical and polluted lifestyle, there are many hazardous exterior factors too that promote early signs of aging. About Za Perfect Solution Youth Whitening Serum This advanced serum is the latest Skinovation developed by leading scientists from The House of Shiseido. It features Za’s breakthrough Retinowhite Complex, that delivers unmatched radiance and retains youthful luminosity. Retinol Derivative – Combines benefits of Retinol known for its Youth Retention properties & patented 4MSK- a super corrective and brightening ingredient renowned for reducing melanisation, dark spots, pigmentation and unevenness of the skin. Crystal Brightening Complex – Combination of Apricot extract and Vitamin C derivative of APM …

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#Papagoto : Father’s Day with Mamagoto

June 23, 2015
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There is this one day every year, when we express our truck loads of love for our dear fathers. While some call it Father’s Day, Mamagoto like to promote it as the ‘Papagoto Day’. The day when fathers steal the limelight from the mothers. This year too, on June 21st, while half of India’s population (some universal territories too), woke up to the practice of #YogaDay, me and my family were more focused on dining in for some Asian flavours by the afternoon. With the quirky hashtag #Papagoto buzzing on my tweet-feed, I knew that my family is going to love this setup, courtesy the Mamagoto team. For those who have been following my blog will know that I reviewed their winter menu few months back (Mamagoto Winter Special), this time I was more keen on munching on their summer menu. As before, the menu wooed me away and my family couldn’t stop praising the authenticity of everything that we ordered. Right from the bar munchies, starters to the wholesome main course and to-die-for desserts; everything was out of its world and stood apart from the lot. Take a look at how I added on to my gluttony (without guilt) last Sunday, as I treated my father and family to some Asian flavours.   About Mamagoto Literally translated, it means ‘to play with food’. A Japanese social experiment of sorts, involving infants to use their senses to understand the textures and shape of food. Born out of this idea came our concept – to make Asian eating fun. To make it experiential and social, to create a relaxed casual atmosphere where affordable and authentic food plus drinks combine with quirky décor. Kalapalette’s Recommendation : Passion Fruit & Orange Cooler, Street Style Spicy Dumplings (we ordered Chicken), Honey Chicken with Bell …

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Father’s Day 2015 : GANT Style

June 20, 2015
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There is a certain way in which a father dresses up. Be it for work, or a casual brunch out with family over the weekend; there is certain flair to his modish sense that defines him from other men in our lives. We can’t help but be swoon away by his charm and adapt that certain sense in our personal style quotient too. But this post is all about our fathers, so let’s keep it focused on to that only. It’s not just his personal style, but the brands that he opts to propose it that sets in as a great example of style too. There are numerous brands that offer menswear or accessories, but there are selective few that take menswear onto a whole new level and introduce class and finesse to the wearer. GANT is one such luxury brand that defines menswear with class and sets the style apart from the general ensemble dictations. The brand not only offers formal suits and an array of shirts to choose from, it also offers a wide collection of semi-casual and casual spring summer wardrobe essentials for men. Breaking the monotonous association of men with shades of black, blue and browns; GANT also offers collection in various other colors like red, pink, green, pastels and yellow. When I thought about gifting my father some style additions to his extended wardrobe, I couldn’t think of a better brand than GANT to do the honors. Check out the ‘Father’s Day Gifting’ look I decoded from their latest SS’15 collection that I am ideating my dad to wear this father’s day. Now if you are already charmed by the collection and how stylish it can make any man look, take a look at their collection since I managed to click some photographs at their …

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Royal Enfield : Riders on the Storm (OOTD)

June 9, 2015
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We girls are often pictured in pretty pink toned feminine silhouettes. So much so that the very idea of being edgy mostly falls appalled by the society. But in this world of being at the forefront, baring yourself to the rough wind and walking driving down the raw paths is what keeps us all going. Royal Enfield recently launched first of its kind gear & wear store at Khan Market, Delhi. Just like any other blogger launch event, I went to check out the collection. Wasn’t expecting to fall in love with the collection so much, that a mere conversation with their team member Radhika and an exceptional idea of doing a feature will prosper into this immensely victorious OOTD feature. Take a look! Psst.. the braids just happened to be by accident. I had roughly braided up to get frizzy hair at the time of the shoot, but everyone insisted that I keep the braids on as it brought out the more raw look to my attire. Well, rest is history.   Photographs Courtesy : Faizan Patel Photography Outfit Details T-Shirt, Jacket, Jeans, Gloves, Bag& Helmet – Royal Enfield Heels – Next UK Ring – Thrifted from Manali   The Despatch Rider inspired collection exemplifies Royal Enfield hallmarks: craftsmanship, durability & detail. Leather jackets are the defining pieces of this collection, complimented by other outer wear pieces. Cold weather layering gets a leg up with sweaters, sweatshirts and henleys. The additional outer wear items include over-shirts, t-shirts, denim trousers, water resistant canvas bags, belts, wallets and shoes in pure leather. Find them in Delhi No.31A, Khan Market, Delhi Twitter : https://twitter.com/RoyalEnfieldIn

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Innisfree Eco Handkerchief Campaign + Contest

June 5, 2015
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Because our nature too needs equal pampering as we please our own selves. The beauty brands nowadays promote organic products and add on to saying that preserve mother nature, but do they really mean it? Putting on organic make up is absolutely pleasing, but what happens when you try to remove it? Loads of toxic cleansers and ample amount of water usage. Does that really count in as a ‘eco-friendly’ initiative? I assume, not! The internationally renowed Korean beauty brand, Innisfree, has thought beyond by introducing some genius eco-friendly campaigns that truly add on the organic approach of skin-care and beautification. One such initiative by Innisfree is their ‘Eco Handkerchief Campaign‘ that is apt for the summer season.   Green is the new buzz word. Reduce, reuse, recycle is a phrase that is being emphasized today. Whether sustainability has always been part of their corporate DNA or not, brands are trying to demonstrate to consumers that they are ecologically conscious. More and more beauty brands are taking a healthier, more eco-focused approach to not only their products, but also their manufacturing. Spearheading this sensibility, is premium South Korean beauty & wellness brand Innisfree. Innisfree is dedicated to finding the purest natural ingredients and harnessing their virtues within the eco-friendly containers innovated through nature conscious research & development. Sharing the benefits of nature from the pristine island of Jeju allowing for vibrant beauty and pursues an eco-friendly green life to preserve the balance of nature. Innisfree has initiated a unique culture, that of green awareness where consumers can actively take part in. Keeping in tandem with this, Innisfree has made efforts to preserve nature since 2000 and this endeavour continues even today through a series of Green initiatives. Please find below Innisfree’s corporate social responsibility initiatives namely, Eco-handkerchief & Empty Bottle Recycling …

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