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Himalaya Herbals Anti—Dandruff Range

August 28, 2017
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Himalaya Herbals Anti—Dandruff Range is giving me some serious #4FabulousHair Goals! Dandruff is one struggle of daily life that we all face in our lives at least once! Thanks to the polluted air and the ever degrading quality of water which have both contributed towards making our scalp itchy and flaky be it any season of the year. No matter i’ve been bestowed with really long tresses, thanks to the genetic intelligence, I still am not able to maintain a clean scalp, with zero itches given to this unfriendly situation called ’Dandruff’. And to top it all, my dry hair is giving me a hard time trying to achieve a Khaleesi style braids parade, leaving me with no other option but to bun the manes out! But, Himalaya Herbals Anti-Dandruff range is doing something fabulous, contributing towards softer, cleaner, shinier and strong tresses for all hair types! A perfect formulation that guarantees dandruff-free hair, enriched with a variety of Ayurvedic ingredients, researched for centuries and applied in the diagnoses in todays times. So in order to achieve #4FabulousHair, all one needs to do is follow these 4 simple steps and follow the routine 2-3 times a week, depending on the weather conditions and need : Step 1 : Oiling with Himalaya Anti-Dandruff Hair Oil Part your hair with a wooden comb and apply Himalaya’s Anti-Dandruff Hair oil on the scalp. Massage the scalp in circular motion with your fingertips and wrap around a hot towel for 30 minutes before washing. About Himalaya Anti-Dandruff Hair Oil – It’s enriched with the goodness of Tea Trea Oil and Rosemary, keeping scalp infections at bay. The concoction also strengthens hair follicles for stronger and longer hair. Step 2 : Shampooing with Himalaya’s Anti-Dandruff Shampoo Wet the hair with room temperature water. Squeeze some …

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Famous Bollywood Actresses And Eyeliner Trends From 1940s to 2016

October 3, 2016
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Think ‘Smokey Eyes’ is the trend of ‘Modern Times’? Well, let me rephrase it for you. Think Indian women have always and have only been capable of just excelling the art of kohl-manship? It’s time to take references from the Era gone by, because the trendsetters from as early as the 1940s till date have taken their eyeliner trends quite seriously. Presenting to you a list of our Famous Bollywood Actresses And Eyeliner Trends 1940-2016. 1940s Suraiya One of the first actresses and highest paid performer of the Indian cinema was Suraiya Jamaal Sheikh, popularly known as ‘Suraiya’. Not just on-screen, but Suraiya loved keeping her make up and fashion style on check at all times as well. 1940s was the era of femininity and minimalism, as far as makeup was concerned. But even in such times of limited beauty products, Suraiya managed to adorn ‘Soft Smokey’ eyeliner style with a prominent flicked eyeliner, smudged to perfection. Madhubala Hello Classic Bar! Bollywood’s very own Madonna, a.k.a. Madhubala was surely an enchantress. Her beauty is still praised about and her natural and muted make up swayed many a hearts away. No fuss Classic Bar eyeliner style was Madhubala’s all time go-show trend. A fine eyeline coating across the lash, slightly thickining up towards the edge. 1950s Meena Kumari The ‘Pakeeza’ actress was all about royalty, glitter and dramatic personal style. This not only reflected on her clothing, but the make up as well. If 1940s was all about minimalism, then 1950S was definitely a flip-side to the muted trends. Meena Kumari’s eyes spoke volumes with her Winged Eyeliner style stretched up till the edge of the brow. Waheeda Rehman The era also saw Waheeda Rehman Guide-ing the masses how to look less dramatic and still make a mesmerising statement. Playing a …

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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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‘Extra Lasting’ Beauty – AVON

March 7, 2015
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“Don’t know why girls take so much to get ready. What’s with all the time simply to look make-up perfect, eh?” – The boys Only if they knew the amount of efforts it takes to get that make-up right! Of course, not talking about the thick layers of foundations and rouge that some women put on in the name of looking ‘fair & blushy’. But let’s all face it, the task is not only to look pretty but also the effort to look the same 9 to 5; if not after-party ready. With this pace of techno-frenzy lifestyle, their is hardly any time to even give touch ups for those post work parties or while you are club-hopping. What comes to your aid then? Fancy a range of ‘Long Extra Last Cosmetics’? This is what AVON has to say about it’s ‘Extra Lasting’ range. The Breakthrough: Makeup that multi-tasks like you and keeps up with your life. The Inspiration: You multi-task, so why shouldn’t your makeup? Avon introduces a new collection of long wearing, multi-tasking, uncompromising makeup that works as hard as you do. Delivering color, coverage and comfort, the new range never lets you down. With the Extra Lasting collection, you can rest assured that your lipstick will last, your foundation with stay put, and your mascara will make the grade. The Technology: Every product in the Extra Lasting collection is formulated with the Comfort Wear Complex to help maintain the quality of wear. The multi-tasking formulas go above and beyond lasting color and coverage to offer additional benefits—Extra Lasting means makeup that doesn’t compromise. My Experience A must have range in your kitty. Why? Because having your lipstick stay put whole day long, without touch ups, is a win-win situation in itself. One word : Carefree Make-up. Avon Extra Lasting Lipsticks Pink Perfection …

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The Body Shop India Diwali Giveaway

October 4, 2014
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The festive season is on and all of us are busy pampering selves. Be it Spa & Salon visits or following a festive special beauty & skin routine, the focus is on standing out in the festive crowd. Which is why The Body Shop has come up with an ideal giveaway to celebrate festivity. Before I share the rules with you, pick one of the followings that define you. #TeamBoldLips OR #TeamBoldEyes Now that you have chosen your team, let me proudly present to you the captain of #TeamBoldEyes … myself! 😉 So if you love make-up and everything pretty, get your eye palettes out and participate! Contest Rules 1. Choose a team. 2. Create look(s) according to the theme of the team of your choice. 3. Share a picture of your look on either Twitter, Instagram or Facebook and use the hashtag of your team. #TeamBoldLips OR #TeamBoldEyes and #MyDiwaliLook. You can participate as many number of times as you want. CONTEST TIMELINE The contest starts on 3rd Oct and ends on 13th Oct. WINNERS The Body Shop India will be choosing the winners. It will be a 2 step process: 1. Choose the winning team based on the number of entries. 2. Choose 1 winner from the winning team. So show off your bold eyes and win hampers from Body Shop India. Follow The Body Shop India Twitter | Facebook | Instagram Follow Me Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Youtube | Pinterest 

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Kama Ayurveda – Rose Jasmine Face Cleanser

August 26, 2014

Guess I have developed some kind of obsession for rose fragrance. Everywhere I look, it is either Lavender or Rose. While most of the skin care & beauty products have a strong whiff of rose fragrance in them, Kama Ayurveda believes in delivering a more soothing effects otherwise. Rose Jasmine Face Cleanser by Kama Ayurveda is one such product. I have been using this one for over a month now and feel it’s apt for humid-hot monsoon season.  My Experience A very mild cleanser that comes in a convenient pump dispenser bottle. It doesn’t lather much, but that is what vouches for its organic authenticity. Nevertheless, it does clean up your face, removes the makeup and gives a fresh feel to your skin. The fragrance is subtle, giving off a feel good factor. Likes Pump Dispenser Packaging Cleanses as it claims Rose & Jasmine concoction Leaves the skin moisturized Dislikes Runny consistency 2 pumps required for a single usage. How I Use It? Every morning I simply take the cleanser on my finger tips, massage all over my face and wash it off. I follow the cleansing with Kama Ayurveda’s Pure Mogra Water for rejuvenation.  Rating Value for Money : 3.5/5 Quality : 5/5 Quantity : 4.5/5 Results : 5/5 Usage : 1 months approx. (daily application) About Rose Jasmine Face Cleanser with the pure essential oils of rose & jasmine A perfect hydrating face wash filled with natural ingredients, which gently and thoroughly clean skin and remove light makeup. Aloe Vera leaf juice heals and smoothens skin, Vetiver root and Black Cumin seeds are antibacterial, Jojoba seed oil softens and rejuvenates skin, minimizing fine lines and promoting skin suppleness. The pure essential oil of Rose has excellent emollient and hydrating properties keeping the skin soft, young and moisturized while …

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Za True White Cleansing Foam {Beauty Review}

July 2, 2014
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Keeping the skin (face to be precise) cleansed and hydrated is a must for every girl. As much a tedious task it might look, the end results are long lasting. Take it this way – If you follow a cleansing-toning-moisturizing regime twice a day, your skin aging process will postpone for a good while. After trying out Za True White Day Cream for the moisturizing part, it’s time to look into the former part of the regime – Cleansing. About Za True White Cleansing Foam : This whitening cleansing foam removes melanin contained excess surface skin cells and imparts moisturized translucent skin. Actions 1. Cleansing granules roll gently over skin to remove excess surface skin cells and impurities around pores. – Vitamin C granules 2. Moisturizes skin and imparts smooth and translucent skin. – SPA Ingredients. 3. Removes light makeup.  Claims Leaves the skin feeling refreshed. Imparts luminous, translucent and moisturized skin. My Experience Staying away from ‘fairness products’, I was quite impressed by the otherwise moisturizing features of Za True White Day Cream. So trying out their True White Cleansing Foam turned out to be an obvious thing. Can’t really vouch for the ‘translucent’ effect of this one, but a single application alone provides a clean and fresh looking skin. Apt for those with an oily skin, the foam definitely takes care of removing impurities (and makeup) as it claims to be. Likes Consistency of the foam. Vitamin C granules that are not harsh on the skin. Mild sweet fragrance. Fresh and hydrated skin. Easy to handle packaging. Lasts for a good 5-6 hours. Dislikes Since I have a combination skin, my cheekbones did feel a mild stretch post application. Still looking forward to experience the ‘translucent effect’. 8 applications so far. Rating Value for Money : 4.7/5 Quality …

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Iraya – A 100% Natural Story {Beauty}

April 30, 2014
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When we talk about going all Ayurveda, being close to nature and only applying *natural products*, do we really mean it? Of course, apart from the usual home packs that we create, or in my, what my grand mother suggests as being ‘organic'; the products that we buy in plastic bottles… are they really natural? You might want to do a background check on that jar of bottle again! Unlike other Indian brands that claim to be natural, but are in someway or the other chemically enhanced; Iraya is one such stand alone brand which really means what they claim to provide. I was recently invited to check out their Delhi store, which is located at The Promenade, Vasant Kunj. Right now as I am scribbling my blog about it, I am wearing one of their 100% natural face pack that needs to be refrigerated at all times. Not only it soothes out all the skin burns exposed throughout the day, it guarantees to leave behind a lightly moisturized skin (thank god for that!), that does not cry out for another dose of moisturization right after the application. These masks are made from finest natural sources including freshest flowers, freshest fruits and vegetables all mixed with absorbent clays for deep cleansing, toning and to rejuvenate the skin. Sweep away the dull and tired skin this summers as Iraya’s Fresh Masks reveal your brighter and smoother complexion.These perfectly blended fresh masks incorporate unique textures and colors, that need to be refrigerated and has expiry date of 2 weeks. About IRAYA The Iraya brand of beauty and wellness products was launched in 2006 by Sadatan Pure Ayurveda Pvt. Ltd. Sadatan has been manufacturing and exporting beauty and wellness products for over 20 years in highly evolved beauty markets like France, Italy, Russia …

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