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Lipsticks For Brown Girl Under ₹500

July 29, 2016
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I just figured, if I’m going to be a mess, I might as well be a hot mess; right? – Mindy Kaling We girls really don’t need a reason to put on a red pout, do we? Celebrating World Lipstick Day today, we couldn’t think of anything else to scribble up (it’s a lie. we had to postpone a scheduled post just to make room for this one) on the blog other than just talk about how brilliant this invention has been for womankind! And, to be honest, we are so done picturing Audrey Hepburn and Katy Perry to give us some lipstick goals. Hello! We reside in a land of brown girls, who are always on a budget (Bhaiya, thoda kum laga lo!). And this combination is easy to crack, with literally no science involved. Also, to burst the myth, brown girls can equally wear any shade of a lippie as much as their lighter (not fairer!) sisters can. So, soaking up some Mindy Mantra, we present to you a list of 5 Lipsticks that Desi Girls can own like a pro! Did we mention that all the lipsticks listed are under ₹500? Yoohoo! 1. THE HOT RED!   If you don’t have a red lipstick, you are not so blessed! Having a bright red lipstick is a must have, as this one saves you from even a gloomy world. Make sure that you invest in a red that simply pops on your lips, as it tends to make you look brighter and livelier. 2. THE NUDE SOUL   Get a nude lippie that matches your skin tone right. If you think a shade is too light for you, blend it with a darker red or plum shade to achieve the perfect nudey. This works well when you are trying …

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M.A.C. Makeup – Tarun Tahiliani Couture 2016

July 23, 2016
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Say bye bye to red lips as it’s all about looking beautiful in your own skin; this season. ‘Brown Girl’ avataar was what scored the runway beauty department for Tarun Tahiliani’s show at the FDCI India Couture Week 2016. Hues of Mocha with bronze and copper shimmers were what dominated the colour palette for Tahiliani’s couture collection. Wanna learn how to achieve the look with M.A.C. Makeup? Mickey Contractor, Director of Makeup Artistry, M.A.C India who constructed the flawless look broke down the sequence for M.A.C. lovers. Check it out! 1. Start with Fix+, an aqua-spritz of vitamin and minerals, infused with a calm-the-skin blend of green tea, chamomile, cucumber, topped off with the fresh, natural, energizing scent of Sugi. It adds radiance and helps prepare the skin 2. Use the Mineralize Charged Water Moisture Gel, an ultra-light formula that intensely hydrates and leaves skin more supple and luminous 3. Next apply the Prep + Prime Moisture Infusion, a lightweight serum that saturates the skin with a concentrated boost of hydration 4. Correct and Conceal using the Pro Conceal and Correct Palette 5. Use the Select Sheer Pressed Powder, a lightweight pressed powder with a silky, natural matte finish and a soft-focus effect 6. Sculpt the face by using the Shadester Sculpting Powder and then finish off the cheeks by applying the Mocha lipstick 7. For the eyes use the Sketch and Rice Paper Eye Shadow along with the Chromagraphic Pencil 8. Use Lash No. 7 for added drama and top it off with Haute & Naughty Mascara for extra volume 9. Line the lips with Strip Down Lip Pencil and fill them in with Amber Lights Eye Shadow & Reflects Gold Glitter All images have been taken from the press releases, except for those that hold the logo of www.kalapalette.com.

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The Trunk Label Ft. FACES Party Kit

December 3, 2015
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The Trunk Label in association with FACES Canada has come up with a set of Limited Edition makeup and accessories kits, that have been designed for various occasions and colour palettes. This unique combination of makeup and accessory essentials is definitely a win win situation for those who are looking at a complete party solution! Like I mentioned earlier, each kit has been designed keeping in mind a certain theme and colour palette, with makeup products that will be apt to add on some colours and glamour to a basic makeup routine. The best part about this kit is that it is travel friendly and you just need your basic foundation, concealer and moisturiser to go about putting forward an addictive look! Oh! Did I mention that these kits have been curated by none other than but Bipasha Basu, herself? IT KIT 5 TRENDS in 5 ESSENTIAL KITS The 5 types of kits that have been curated by Bipasha are Scarlet Siren, Floral Darling, Pop Princess, Glam Goddess and Azure Mermaid IT Kits. Based on my skin colour and my everlasting love for gold glamour, I opted for their GLAM GODDESS It Kit. This kit consists of 4 makeup essentials along with 1 statement coins necklace from The Trunk Label. The total cost of the original merchandise is worth INR 3,220/- , but the kit costs only INR 2,500. FACES Glam On Colour Perfect Lipstick Shade – Bare Again Rich, vibrant and long stay colours, enriched with the goodness of Vitamin E. The shade stays put for a longer time and doesn’t melt down even in high temperatures. ORIGINAL PRICE – Rs. 549 FACES Glam On Perfect Blush Shade – Gold Dust High quality pigments with a smooth texture and stronger impression in just 2 strokes. The blush is perfect …

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